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Card game for 3-10 Players where the Players take on the role of dwarves. As miners, they are in a mine, hunting for gold. Suddenly, a pick axe swings down and shatters the mine lamp. The saboteur has struck. But which of the players are saboteurs? Will you find the gold, or will the fiendish actions of the saboteurs lead them to it first? After three rounds, the player with the most gold is the winner.

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Saboteur (1/2): Should the mine cards match like pieces on a puzzle?

When you play a card on your mine, can you put something that doesn't match as long as one part matches? In the example below, the purple arrow shows the direction of play. So the three uncircled ...
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Can I build off a branch blocked by a troll?

Saboteur Duel adds Troll cards into the game where there is path, but one of the branches is blocked by a troll. The rules state: The troll blocks the path behind it. If a player wants to pass a ...
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Saboteur inbetween the goal cards

If I reach a goal card that is a rock, can I put a path card going from that goal card to another one, even though that goal card dosen't have a path connected to it on that side?
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Can the road go behind the Treasure Cards

Can the road go beyond the 9x5 card grid ?
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Place road card in between the Treasure cards

If I have a continuous road to a Treasure Card, and that treasure card is not the Gold Card, can I place a new road card right in between the Treasure Cards and to flip the next Treasure Card, or do I ...
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How many of each type of path cards are there in Saboteur?

I lost 4 Saboteur path cards, and want to print my own versions as substitutes. However, I don't know which 4 cards I lost. How many of each type of path card are there in the game? Edit I managed to ...
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How to tell if someone is saboteur?

What are some general clues that indicate if someone is playing the role of saboteur? Obviously if player is going to put a troublesome dead end on the only path he's a saboteur. But some players are ...
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When to reveal what you saw using the Map card in Saboteur?

When playing as a Digger, when is the best time to share the knowledge about one of the destination cards with the other players? Should the digger tell other players this information immediately to ...
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Is Saboteur biased towards the miners?

I recently played a couple of games (i.e. six rounds) of Saboteur with ten and then nine players. The miners found the gold every round, and it was only a close thing once. The saboteurs win a bit ...
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Is it required to reconnect a path that has been disrupted by a rock-fall before adding onto the end of the path in Saboteur?

Does the gap created by a rock-fall have to be replaced to make a continuous path before additional cards can be added on to the disconnected portion of a path? Or can you continue to extend the ...
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What are some good house rules to balance the sides in Saboteur? [closed]

My group of gaming buddies, after playing plenty of Saboteur, has found that the "good dwarves" can pretty easily win consistently once they learn which pieces are most valuable and how to best ...
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