Questions tagged [turn-order]

Order of play, seating order, and related issues.

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Rialto starting player and initial order on Doge track

I have a Czech localisation of Rialto, and I am confused about the initial order on the Doge track. Assume a game of 3 players, with Blue the starting player, followed by Red and then Yellow. Reading ...
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Cuba Libre: Is Cash Laundered by another player earmarked for a particular LimOp?

In Cuba Libre by GMT Games, Rule 2.3.6 (Launder) has the following clause that allows another player to Launder Cash in another's favor: ... Alternatively, a different Faction may remove its own ...
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If I play a card and playing that card stuns me, do I get to use the effect of the card still?

Currently the "Diary" horcrux is active which says "Each time a Hero plays an Ally, that Hero loses 1hp." My hero is currently at 1hp and has an ally to play. That ally gives me a zap to use. When I ...
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Do horcrux effects come into play before or after abilities?

After resolving the dark arts cards and villain effects, my character has 1hp. That same character has the "potions" proficiency, so if he plays a spell, ally, and item, any hero gains a hp and a zap. ...
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Affecting win percentages in turn based games [closed]

In an interview, Ben Brode (former Hearthstone game director) revealed that Hearthstone has very close to 50% win rate for both sides due to the coin and the extra card given to the person going ...
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Handling multiple “timers” on the board and player mat

The game I'm working on might feature a number of "timed" events, such as: a big ability requiring a cooldown before it can be used again a summoned or undead unit decaying over time a bomb timing ...
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What happens when I Radiate a Time Stretch with Timesifter in play?

The question is based on the following situation: In a five person game, there has a been a Timesifter in play and the turn order has already been varied for a few turns. A player plays a Time ...
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Viable, alternative, first round role orders in 5-player Puerto Rico

I'm a big fan of Puerto Rico. But one thing that bugs me a little bit in my (5 player) games is how stable the first round is, with regards to role choices. It (almost) always goes: Settler ...
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Seating orders effect on Puerto Rico

Within my group its taken for granted that some seats in Puerto Rico are better (if only slightly) than others. There's a general consensus that 3rd and 4th seat are strictly better than 1st, where ...