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Steve Jackson's game of international conspiracies. Of course the Vatican is being controlled by the Post Office!

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Can a player trade 3 groups in one turn?

Rules specify that when trading each group exchanged counts as an action to the player whose turn it is. And then later goes on to say that puppets of a group are transferred along with it. Is the ...
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Income boosting Special cards in Illuminati: Y2K

I recently picked up the Illuminati: Y2K expansion for Illuminati. I'm a little confused about the "double Income" Special cards. These cards say: "Play this card at any time to give all your FOO ...
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Can the power of an attack be reduced below two?

When you are attacking in Illuminati and you're in the phase where players are spending Megabucks to aid or hinder the attack, is there a limit to how money can be spent to reduce the power of the ...
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Clarification on Privileged Attacks

When making a Privileged Attack, the rules say that no one else can "interfere" with it. "Interfere" is defined by the rules as spending money from your Illuminati group to aid either side. Can the ...
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Does the Bavarian Illuminati make a privileged attack in addition to their two actions?

The special ability of the Bavarian Illuminati allows them to make a privileged attack for the cost of 5MB. Is this a free action?
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Is there a good method for choosing which cards to use in Deluxe Illuminati?

I have played Deluxe Illuminati from the beginning, and have all the original expansions and the Y2K expansion. The problem is that when playing with Y2K, you end up with too many cards in the deck. ...
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Other "network building" style games, like Hackers and Illuminati? [closed]

In these games (both from Steve Jackson Games) you build a network of cards you "control" over the course of the game. The main difference between the two is that in Hacker's, the "card network" is ...
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