Questions tagged [star-realms]

Star Realms is a multiplayer, space-themed deckbuilding card game.

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For Star Realms, what's the appropriate ratio of Wealth-per-Card-per-Faction?

I have lots of cards for Star Realms (2 decks of the standard game, 1 expansion deck), and I'm trimming everything down to fix balance issues and the overall deck size. However, the tricky part is ...
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Is it OK to mix Colony Wars and Frontiers for a 2 player game?

Is it OK to mix Colony Wars and Frontiers for a 2 player game? Would there be any balance issues? One main worry is that the trade row might just have high value cards for a while and you are just ...
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Discard a card not working?

Ok so I was playing against the AI (Star Realms Android app) today and every time I played a card that should have had my opponent discarding ( Imperial Fighter), it instead made ME discard as I ...
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Can “Stealth Tower” copy your opponent's bases?

If I play a "Stealth Tower" base on my turn, can it copy a base that my opponent still has in play? The text says any base in play, but are your opponents bases considered in play during your turn? ...
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Can you use an ability and scrap a card in the same turn?

I'm pretty sure you can do this with my understanding of the rules, but my friend keeps arguing that you can't. When you play a card like an "Explorer" for example. Can you in the same turn, use the ...
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Can you use a base's ability twice by returning it to your hand with Mega Mech?

I'm playing the card version (not online) of Star Realms. So here is how I believe you could play things out. Is this legal or not? Play a base from your hand such as "Fighter Base" Use the base ...
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What are my odds of drawing the rest of my deck

Do to the deterministic nature of the game, if I have a decent memory I can easily know what cards are left in my deck, if not their order. I have two cards in my hand that let me draw a card (1 each) ...
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do all players win star realms pirates co-op

OK, with the Star Realms Pirates of the Dark Star co-op challenge, if a player dies but at least one other remaining team member still beats the Pirates, is it a team win or an individual win? e.g. if ...
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Star Realms: scrapping a card in your hand

Do I still get the actions of a card that I plan to scrap during that turn? For example, if I have the Brain World in play, I am allowed to scrap up to two cards from my hand or my discard pile. I ...
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Are there any rules in Star Realms for when you have no deck?

I play the Star Realms app (against a not-super-intelligent computer) periodically. Today, I found an interesting situation. The AI has only Machine Base in play and I am forcing him to discard ~5 ...
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You may destroy target base - can this destroy outposts before combat damage is done?

Some cards have an ability - 'you may destroy target base'. The rules say that a ships primary ability is triggered immediately when it is played. If I use a ship with that ability and combat points, ...
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Would it matter if I mark a Star Realms deck on the front?

I bought a pair of Star Realms decks to allow play with up to 4 people. To make it easier to separate the decks for 2-player play, I was thinking I'd mark one of the decks on the front, with a small ...