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Strategy in Quantum Chess? [closed]

Inspired by this topic: Now the world see's quantum chess, where you're playing with probability. Is it a 'completely' other game, so most of games will be played completely a different way, or will ...
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What game uses dice with sides powers of 2?

I have one die. It has six sides marked 2, 4, 8, 16, 32 and 64. Does anyone know what game uses this?
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Distributing the player mats

The setup rules for Scythe say: Faction Selection: Randomly shuffle the the Faction Mats and Player Mats, then deal 1 of each to each player. Starting Player: The player with the ...
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Can the factory card 'move' action cause combat?

I've just bought Scythe and I'm looking for the rules. I'm wanting a clarification on the Factory cards. The rules tell me that these are essentially a fifth action space,and that each of them ...
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Can another instant be used to buff an attacking creature, after another instant was cast that would kill the creature?

Specific example: Attacking player sends a 3/2. Defending player plays Shock to deal 2 damage to the creature. Attacking player then attempts to cast another Instant which would lend the attacking ...
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Halving Points in Yu-Gi-Oh!

What happens if points (Life Points, Attack Points or Life Points) should be halved, but are a odd number? Some cards like Solemn Judgement can half a variable, while some monsters like S39 Utopia ...
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In reversi, can you overwrite two chips in one move?

In Reversi if you have a line of chips --xxxy--, you can place another x in the 5th position and overwrite the y you for sure can get the line --xxxxx- (where x is light, y is dark, and - is empty, ...
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Does a cultist's on death effect trigger during it's own turn?

Somewhat similar to: Gloomhaven - are monster abilities in effect prior to their turn, but this is happening during the monster's turn. In Gloomhaven, the cultist has an ability card that includes an ...
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God cards are allowed?

I know there that the anime version of God cards are: overpowered, effects are not unclearly specified in the card text, and illegal to play in tournaments and private matches. My question is about ...
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Caius the Mega Monarch if targets 2 cards inflicts damage twice?

Caius the Mega Monarch: You can Tribute Summon this card by Tributing 1 Tribute Summoned monster. If this card is Tribute Summoned: Target 1 card on the field; banish it, and if you do, inflict ...
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What happen if I gain the control of aura that enchants an opponent's creature? Would the aura stay attached?

Imagine I'm playing vs Boggles Auras. Her Boggle has a Rancor and a Daybreak Coronet. I cast Archmage's Charm on the Rancor. Does the Rancor stay enchanting the Boggle?
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Does anyone remember this game from the seventies? [closed]

This might be a tough one. My mom and dad are trying to remember the name of a game they played before I was born (I am 36 so we’re going back). All they can remember is that it was a card game, it ...
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Casting Goblin Matron with Plague Engineer on the battlefield

If my opponent has Plague Engineer on the battlefield, with Goblin as the chosen creature type and I cast a Goblin Matron (1/1, when enters the battlefield search for a Goblin card), I know that I ...
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Majesty's Fiend vs Michion the Timelord

Majesty's Fiend: Cannot be Special Summoned. Monster effects cannot be activated. Michion the Timelord: Cannot be Special Summoned from the Deck. If you control no monsters, you can Normal ...
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Monster attacking directly considered as “battled”?

So if monster attacked directly, is it considered "battle"? So if Michion, the Timelord attacked LP directly, his effect of halving LP activates? I'm asking this because of Michion, the Timelord's ...
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Mansion of Madness scenario game time

I've played a handful of scenarios now for Mansions of Madness 2nd edition, but they all seem to take far longer than the "recommended" time in the app. And quite frankly, while I love the game, it ...
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Is there a tier list of all precon Commander deck?

C19 is currently being spoiled and I am thinking about buying it. The idea is to buy a group of deck to play with friends. Here is the idea. Lets consider that we are 5 people sitting at a table. This ...
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Scenario #98 Question

Spoiler tags to prevent accidental disclosure.
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Can equipment be activated twice?

Could I use the ability of this weapon multiple times to consume different infusions on the same attack?
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Responding to Plague Engineer

If I have a lot of 1/1 Goblins on the battlefield and my opponent casts Plague Engineer can I save them all by responding with Fatal Push on the Plague Engineer or does the -1/-1 effect occur before I ...
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Help identify this game with four divided concentric circles

I inherited the a wooden game from my parents. Probably date from 1960-1975. No box, no instruction. Can you help me identify it and locate rules for it? It's a 9.5" square with 4 indented concentric ...
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Where can I find strategy discussion about Dots?

!!! Before reading the post, I'm not talking about Dots and Boxes, but Dots (a paper-based game). I've been playing the game for some time and to become better at it, I started to search for ...
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Should the barrel being discarded when hit - Bang

In case the barrel card get hit and accomplish his goal, is it supposed to be discarded or not? Same question, in case the barrel doesn't get hit, can be used to face further bangs?
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What is a good way to find information on previous ban lists?

Many people say it's fun to go back and play previous formats of Yu-Gi-Oh, like the popular "Goat Format" from the mid 2000s. I have been having a hard time finding a resource to easily view every ...
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Can I use Secret Invasion to transfer a trap card in front of me to another player?

In a game of Munchkin: Marvel Edition, a trap is played on me that says I get -5 in my next combat, an additional -5 at night and an additional -5 if it’s raining for a whooping -15 to my next combat. ...
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Diplomacy: double attack on a region

Diplomacy question about resolving a difficult order set: French Fleet in Tyrrhenian Sea move to Ionian Sea French Fleet in Tunis support Tyrrhenian Sea moving to Ionian Sea Ottoman Fleet in Aegan ...
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Boggle - Letter distribution and face orientation of each die

I am making my own set of Boggle dice (standard 16 cube). How is the letter distribution set on each face of each die (all oriented the same way and facing you using the standard Boggle letter ...
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Should our 1D opening be alerted?

My partner and I play a weak 1NT (12-14 HCP) and 1C can be real (5+ card) or 15-19 HCP. If we have a 5 card major, we open it. Because we have a bid promising a balanced hand with every range. This ...
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Ral Zareks first Ability: Magic The Gathering

Can I activate Ral Zarek's first ability (Tap target permanent, then untap another permanent) if my opponent has no "untapped" permanents? If so, will I get a loyalty counter, and be able to untap ...
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In MTG, was there ever a five-color deck that worked well?

The first pre-con I ever bought was the five-color one from I believe planeshift. I liked that deck when I was learning the game, but it didn't hold up when I actually started going to tournaments, ...
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Why do player start with fighting for the corners in go?

I saw that in most go games the opponents started by placing chips 3 vertices away from the corners. Both players started fighting for the centre only after half of the game had passed. Is there any ...
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In MTG Arena, does your “rank” affect what cards you can draft?

In Ranked Draft, does your own "rank", such as Bronze Tier 3, affect the general "quality" of the cards you can draft!? If you're only Bronze, most of the cards you can draft is only Common and ...
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Uno-flip - What color do you play when a person flips?

I just bought a new Uno called Uno-Flip. And in this game, we have a Light Side and a Dark Side. When we use one of the flip cards, we have to (according to rulebook) When you play this card, ...
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Can I make Vitu-Ghazi Indestructible with Nissa's Emblem?

If I used a Nissa, Who Shakes the World -8 Emblem in conjunction with an Awakening of Vitu-Ghazi, could I make Vitu-Ghazi indestructible in a sense that a creature is indestructible?
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Buying resources from your neighbor

In 7 Wonders,when buying resources from your neighbor. Do they have an unlimited supply of resources for you to buy, or just what is showing? For example can I buy 3 stone from them when they only ...
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I’m in a diplomatic fix!

I’m England and as you can see I’m in quite a conundrum, I missed an earlier build period so was unable to supplement my forces and be in a better position. Me and France are allies however Germany ...
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What is the name of this two player card game for betting?

There is a two-player game in Sri Lanka using the French card deck. One of the players shuffles the deck and the second player bets for a card value (without the suit). If the requested card value ...
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Food Truck Champion: Does the Owner card count to the 6 card hand limit?

Does the Owner card count to the 6 card hand limit in Food Truck Champion? Since I am not a mother tongue in English I don't quite understand the sentence in the rules: 'If the Owner card is in your ...
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How can I collect information on all the MTG decks that have ever been played in standard/type 2?

I personally played mainly during the Onslaught block (Judgement came out around the time I started, and I quit during Mirrodin due to ravager affinity, then came back briefly during Kamigawa). Of ...
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What is the result of a combat between creatures of 3/1 and 2/2?

I don't know which one would win a 3/1 creature or a 2/2 creature, or would they both tie. I always thought they would tie.
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Does Hanabi allow empty clues?

I've been playing Hanabi for a while now with a few groups of people. Recently, we realized that there was a considerable discrepancy in how some people understood the rules. Specifically, one person ...
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in Spades, when to bid such that the sum of bids equal 14?

In the game of Spades, sometimes I see a strong player bid such that the sum of bids is 14. This means that one of the contracts will be set. In what conditions this "complete-to-14" bid is a strong ...
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Does Teferi, Time Raveler prevent casting spells for their madness cost? [duplicate]

Teferi, Time Raveler's static ability reads: "Each opponent can cast spells only any time they could cast a sorcery." Madness rules state (emphasis added): 502.24. Madness 502.24a Madness ...
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Is there a rule change in more recent versions of Bohnanza?

The first time I played Bohnanza and according to the Wikipedia summary, there is a rule that allows purchasing a third field. However, I can't find any reference to this in the rules of the game I ...
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Transports onload/offloading adjacent to enemy controlled sea zone

We're playing the 2004 board edition of Axis and Allies. Page 13 of the rulebook states: A transport may not load or offload in a territoryadjacent to a hostile sea zone... To me, that means that ...
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Narset, Parter of Veils interaction with Matter Reshaper

If I have Narset, Parter of Veils on the battlefield and I block Matter Reshaper with Snapcaster Mage when it attacks, both creatures die. But does the opponent get to reveal a card and put it on the ...
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What is the highest achievable score in Catan

The game ends as soon as you get 10 or more points, so even if you can build multiple things, the one that gets you to 10 is it. I'm fairly certain that the highest score possible in Catan is 12 ...
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In Keyforge, does *Bingle Bangbang* deal the 5 damage when it attacks as well as when it's being attacked?

The card text of Bingle Bangbang says: Before Fight: Deal 5D to each neighbor of the creature Bingle Bangbang fights. Because a "fight" happens when Bingle Bangbang attacks as well as when it is ...
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In Keyforge, what happens to the Æmber on a creature that is archived?

Vezyma Thinkdrone lets a player archive his creature which is in play (not on his hand). If in this case there is Æmber on that creature, what happens to it? Will the archiving player get it, or his ...
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In Keyforge, does an attacked, exhausted creature deal damage to the attacking creature?

The Fight rule says: Each of the two creatures deals an amount of damage equal to its power (the value to the left of the card’s title) to the other creature. However, if the attacked creature ...

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