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How does the two room penalty work in Grand Austria Hotel?

One of the Emperor Tiles for Grand Austria Hotel looks like this: The rules contain the following explanation for the penalty: Penalty: You must remove 2 occupied rooms from your Hotel board. ...
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When can I take additional actions in Grand Austria Hotel?

The rules for Grand Austria Hotel contain this section: On your turn, you take the following actions: Take a guest from the game board. (optional) Take a die and carry out the ...
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Chandra exiles a card, I play it, it gets exiled again

I exiled a creature card with Chandra, Fire Artisan. I then played it, and it got countered by a card that put it back into exile. Can I play it again?
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Why is exile often an intermediate step?

When card text says to place a card into exile, and then do something else with that card, what is the purpose of putting it into exile temporarily? For example, cards often either let your draw from ...
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Walking Ballista and how it works

I assume Walking Ballista does not need to survive for the damage on the stack to resolve. Also I assume that you can remove multiple 1/1 counters before letting any of them resolve
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Does a player have to say uno twice on the same last card?

When playing with 4 or more players, if one player says "uno" when the second-to-last card is placed on the pile and now holds only one card, must they say "Uno" again at the start of their next turn, ...
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Do Dragon Spirits like Kokusho trigger Lathliss's ability?

I have found some really cool Dragon variations to use with Lathliss, Dragon Queen, but I'm not sure if Dragon Spirits like Kokusho, the Evening Star trigger her ability. When searching for Dragon ...
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Omnispell Adept and Alternative/Additional costs of Sorceries/Instants

Can I use Omnispell Adept's ability to cast spells with alternative or kicker cost? Can I cast Roil Spout for its Awaken 4 - 4WU cost? Can I cast Saproling Migration and paying its kicker cost? Or ...
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Felidar Guardian exiling Soul Seizer

If I use Felidar Guardian to exile a transformed Soul Seizer I control, does it return as the enchantment and is put in the graveyard, or is it returned as the creature Soul Seizer? I think exiling ...
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How to score the Southampton to New York route in Ticket to Ride UK?

When the Southampton to New York route is claimed, does the claimant receive the points for laying down train cars in addition to the 40 points stated on the board? If so, how many points do they get?...
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Sacrifice blocking creature before damage is dealt no longer working (MtG Arena)?

So the following happened to me just now in MtG Arena. I declared a Dauntless Bodyguard as blocker for a creature and then sacrificed it before damage was dealt. As I'm used to in tabletop magic, this ...
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What is the strategy called which forces opponents to discard cards?

In MTG: Arena I've built a Rakdos deck with the main strategy of making my opponent discard one or more cards—each turn if I'm lucky. I'm using cards such as Burglar Rat, Fell Specter, Davriel, Rogue ...
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Safe Zone vs Magic Cylinder

Player A's monster attacks player B's monster. Player B activates Magic Cylinder. Player A activates Safe Zone on his own monster. Q: The attack will not be negated because Safe Zone prevents ...
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What are the rules for playing Four way Chess [closed]

I know that this is a broad question but I have no clue how this game works but it seems like a ton of fun so any help is appreciated.
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What are the dragon die sides in Vast the Crystal Caverns?

What are the dragon die sides in Vast the Crystal Caverns and how are they arranged? I have bought the game but the die is missing(and the figure holders but they are not that important) so I want to ...
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Teferi, Time Raveler Interaction [duplicate]

Are you able to cast Counterspells(or other instant speed spells) when both players control a Teferi, Time Raveler and you have used the +1 Ability of yours
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If an Old One takes damage while attacking my farm, do I get credit for it?

AuZtralia includes the following personality card: Alanza Castro Whenever an Old One attacks one of your Farms, it suffers two damage. The rules don't say and we couldn't find an answer online: ...
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How many adjacent intersections per harbor are available for trading in Catan?

Each coastal area including a ship has three adjacent intersections. Are all three valid settlement positions for trading, or only the ones with jetties?
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Super Polymerization how does it work

My question involves the card Super Polymerization. I understand that it can be used to fusion summon using monsters on either side of the field, but it seems unclear on if those monsters have to be ...
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Quacks of Quedlingburg Crow Skull Set 2 Keep Drawing

The Crow Skull Set 2 bonus allows you to receive Victory points and Coins even if your pot explodes within the next 1/2/4 draws. Does this mean you can make that full number of draws even if your pot ...
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Sage's Reverie + Imprisoned in the Moon

Suppose you have Imprisoned in the Moon a creature (turning it into a land) and then cast Sage's Reverie. Would you draw a card for Imprisoned in the Moon? My assumption is no, since the enchanted ...
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Ticket to ride: What is the math behind the point values of city pairs?

I want to make a custom ticket to ride map. I am trying to figure out what the mathematical formulas are behind the design. why alan moon decided which city pairs to put on the cards, and how to value ...
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Can you get infinite turns with this 2 card combo?

Lets say I have imprinted Medomai the Ageless on the Mimic Vat, have at least 3 mana and an opponent wide open for attacks. Do I get unlimited turns?
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Can you add a fifth number to a rummikub set of four?

For instance, if there are four 8s on the table, can I add another 8 to it?
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Can a phase requiring two colored sets be completed with the same color?

In Phase 10 can a phase requiring collecting x of one color and y of one color be completed using x+y of the same color? E.G. Can Candy Castle / Mountain Vista Phase 7 (4 of one color + 6 of one ...
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What happens if a player enchanted by cruel reality has Tamiyo, Collector of Tales on the board?

A player has Tamiyo, Collector of Tales on the battlefield, and is also the target of opponent's Cruel Reality. The player with Tamiyo can not sacrifice her, but does he lose 5 life when Cruel Reality ...
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Could I have multiple copies of a card in a commander deck if it got reprinted in different sets? [duplicate]

When making a deck for commander, a restriction is that no card can have another copy of it in the deck. What about reprints, do they avoid this rule? What I mean is: Could I have multiple copies of ...
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Omen Machine and Cards with 'X' in their casting cost [duplicate]

Omen Machine States ' At the beginning of each player's draw step, that player exiles the top card of their library. If it's a land card, the player puts it onto the battlefield. Otherwise, the player ...
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What happens when I sacrifice a creature when my Teysa Karlov is on the battlefield?

Let’s say my commander Teysa Karlov is on the battlefield, ready for action. Then, I sacrifice Resolute Watchdog. What happens? Can I give one or two creatures indestructible? The relevant details ...
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Death and revival of land-creatures

I have a question regarding MTG rules and how can be applied. In this case, it's about lands that can become creatures. I was checking this one-mana EDH deck, and I saw that the Commander has this ...
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Euchre Call for partner

In Euchre Call for a partner with 6 people playing...if you are playing to 31. One person has 28, and another has 29. If they pair up and both go out winning a 4 bid trick, who wins...the person ...
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Mustangs and Messerschmitts Rules

I am looking for a copy of the rules to a long since gone game called Mustangs and Messerschmitts. Does anyone have a source to the rules?
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Can I give a creature trample after blockers have been assigned?

I declare my attack with a 3/3 creature & then my opponent assigns a 1/1 creature to block. Am I allowed to use the ability of an Elvish Herder (1 Green Mana - Target creature gains trample until ...
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Interaction between Leyline of Anticipation and Teferi, Time Raveler

With the reprint of LeyLine of Anticipation in Core Set 2020, the interaction with Teferi, Time Raveler came to mind and I couldn't figure out what is right. If I have the Leyline and my opponent has ...
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What does it mean to “control target player”?

I'm looking for a nice Sorin card, for in my commander deck. I found Sorin Markov, which states: -7: You control target player during that player's next turn. What does this mean? Do I command the ...
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Dictate of Erebos and Attrition

If an opponent has Dictate of Erebos and Attrition and then activates attrition targeting one of my creatures in what order are the effects added to the stack? I assume Attrition is added first ...
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Is Famished Paladin and Resplendent Mentor a legal infinite life combo?

I know I couldn't use these in a Standard game but is it legal for a casual game? If I control both Resplendent Mentor and Famished Paladin can I gain as much life as I want as long as no spells are ...
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Will generated tokens be progressively stronger when using Cathar's Crusade and Sorin, Grim Nemesis? [duplicate]

I played a game yesterday where I had Cathars' Crusade and Sorin, Grim Nemesis on the battlefield. I managed to activate Sorin's -9 action: Put a number of 1/1 black Vampire Knight creature ...
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If I buff an infect card, is the new damage infect as well?

Let's say I have Rogue's Passage and Phyrexian Hydra and I use Rogue's Passage's ability to make Phyrexian Hydra unblockable. Then, after no spells are played that effect Phyrexian Hydra, I play ...
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What happens when Progenitor Mimic copies a legendary creature?

In a recent multiplayer game I played Progenitor Mimic to copy an opponent's Niv-Mizzet, Parun. You may have Progenitor Mimic enter the battlefield as a copy of any creature on the battlefield, ...
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Pawn Promotion Limit? [duplicate]

We bought a chess set in which the rules state that pawn promotion occurs when the pawn moves to the light square in the upper left corner of the opponent's first row. So, this cannot occur when the ...
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Can you use one creature for both convoke and delve for Hogaak?

Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis has both Convoke and Delve, meaning that its cost can be paid for by tapping creatures, and by exiling cards from your graveyard. Can I tap a creature for convoke, sacrifice ...
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How does Frenetic Sliver interact with the Unearth from Dregscape Sliver?

If I Unearth a sliver with Dregscape Sliver's ability and then use Frenetic Sliver's ability, what happens when I win my coinflip? Does the sliver come back at the end of turn?
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In Pinochle, what is the probability of a thousand aces and a double run in one hand?

What are the odds of getting a hand containing: A♣ A♦ A♥ A♠ A♣ A♦ A♥ A♠ Tx Kx Qx Jx Tx Kx Qx Jx for some suit x, and another four unspecified cards. Rules Background Double-deck Pinochle is a four ...
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Karn, the Great Creator - Does “from outside the game” have to be Standard if we're playing casual? [duplicate]

So my sons and I are having a debate about Karn, the Great Creator's ability to use a "card from outside the game" and its format. The way I interpret the text is that in a casual, non-tournament game,...
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Teferi's Time Twist and Gideon's Sacrifice

I recently had a match with a friend. This was the situation: On my board, I had a 4/4 Zombie token produced with Amass and a Vampire Opportunist. My opponent had Neheb, Dreadhorde Champion on the ...
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Does 'counter a spell' mean 'put a creature into its owner's graveyard'? [duplicate]

For example, when I use the card Double Negative, I counter two spells. Does it mean I can put two of my opponents spells (which may be enchantments or creatures) into its owner's graveyard? I am new ...
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Are there any good white and/or blue token generators? [closed]

I’m looking for something that’ll summon 1 or more tokens per turn so I can use Soul Warden and Ajani's Pridemate at full power. Can be in modern, legacy, or standard but I prefer modern. Thank ...
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What are the mechanical differences between Adapt and Monstrosity?

If we compare Incubation Druid with Ill-Tempered Cyclops, we see respectively: Adapt 3. (If this creature has no +1/+1 counters on it, put three +1/+1 counters on it.) Monstrosity 3. (If this ...
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What game is this meeple from?

This meeple was found at a bar where board games are often played, but nobody could identify what game it was from. It appears similar to a standard meeple, but with a flat bottom (rather than two ...

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