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Narset, Parter of Veils interaction with Aria of Flame

If I have Narset, Parter of Veils on the battlefield on one loyalty counter and my opponent has an Aria of Flame on the battlefield, what happens if the opponent plays Faithless Looting? I know the ...
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What is the reason for cards stating “Until end of turn, you don't lose this mana as steps and phases end”?

There are creature cards that allow for adding extra mana during a turn, such as Savage Ventmaw and Grand Warlord Radha. They state, respectively: Whenever Savage Ventmaw attacks, add {R}{R}{R}{G}{...
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May I use “Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring” to negate the effects of cards that send from deck to grave, but not in the specific scenario?

Let us assume that my opponent is playing a Shaddoll deck, and has activated "Shaddoll Fusion" on the first turn of the game. Since I have not taken a turn and have no monsters special summoned from ...
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Can I activate my “once per turn” effect twice if the activation is negated?

Let's assume I have two copies of "Spellbook of Secrets" in my hand. I activate one, and my opponent chains to it with their set copy of "Solemn Judgement". Am I able to activate my second copy? "...
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MTG - Unsettled Mariner: When is the targeting checked?

Unsettled Mariner counters spells and abilities targeting you or permanents you control unless the controller pays an additional 1 mana. When is that targeting checked? As in if my opponent casts a ...
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Identify this standard-deck solitaire with a 7x7 tableau

This game has 7 cards facing up in the first row and goes into descending order to the last row that has one up and 6 down. There are 3 cards left to use if no moves available. Aces go up when cleared ...
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Golden Guardian removed before death related trigger

Golden Guardian says: (2): Golden Guardian fights another target creature you control. When Golden Guardian dies this turn, return it to the Battlefield transformed under your control If an ...
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Adding an additional same phase? Nothing in the rules?

For example, it says 1 set of 3::1 run of 4 But if I have 2 sets of 3 can I put down a second set of 3? I could find nothing in the rules on this and nothing in any of the questions here? Thank ...
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Why should a player reveal his victory points if someone else wins?

In the base Catan rule book it says 'keep victory points cards hidden until you have 10 points in your turn and you can declare victory. (You should also reveal them if someone else wins.) Why should ...
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Solitaire all cards dealt face up in 13 columns, then 12, then 11, 10, 9

I’m trying to figure out the name of this card game. First turn: Deal out 52 cards, all face up in 13 columns (4 rows). The cards in each column overlap. Can move single cards only. A card can be ...
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Moving +1/+1's via Combine Guildmage [duplicate]

So if I have Kumena's Speaker on the battlefield with a +1/+1 due to his ability and a Combine Guildmage that can move +1/+1 from one creature to another. Does CG duplicate the +1/+1, and does KS ...
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Timing/Stack question about abilities triggered during combat

Helm of the Host states: at the beginning of combat create a creature token. Is there a stack to put this on and resolve, or is there no way for your opponents to respond to this triggered ability, ...
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How is a gold rune different from a silver rune?

In this game, it's possible to earn runes and there are some special golden runes you earn by doing extra special stuff! Are the uses of the two types of runes different? So runes can be used to buy ...
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Two-handed cribbage

This evening, after contributing to the crib, I held three 5s and the Jack of the 5 that was turned by my opponent. So, what did my hand score, with the four fives and the Jack of the knobs, after ...
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Firefly Fluxx Upgraded Creepers

The Creeper's from the upgrade pack state "during your turn, if you discard a Keeper you have in play you may move this to another player." Does the Creeper alone allow you to discard a Keeper or do ...
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When a card modifies how many copies of that card a deck can have, does that affect the sideboard?

I'm using MTG Cardsmith to design custom cards for a casual tournament with friends. My goal is to design some cards that make sense within the current rules of the game, while still being flavorful ...
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Can I return a card from the graveyard that is active?

Say that I have a Salvager of Ruin and Deliver Unto Evil and then I activated Deliver Unto Evil then use Salvager of Ruin to return it before it fully activates and if yes can I use this to return a ...
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Hapatra, Vizier of Poisons and “enters the battlefield” triggers

Hapatra, Vizier of Poisons's second ability reads: Whenever you put one or more -1/-1 counters on a creature, create a 1/1 green Snake creature token with deathtouch. Additionally, there are some ...
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Which creatures count as green creatures?

This question works with the other colors too, but for now I'm mostly interested in which creatures are valid for benefiting from Rhonas's Monument: Green creature spells you cast cost {1} less ...
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What are on each of the faces of the dice in the US version of Yu-Gi-Oh! Dungeon Dice Monsters?

Yu-Gi-Oh! Dungeon Dice Monsters was a spinoff of the card game using the same monsters, but instead was a tactical miniatures game featuring dice. The the Japanese versions and the American version ...
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Why doesn't Djinn of Wishes let me play a land on my opponent's turn?

Djinn of Wishes has an activated ability with the effect: Reveal the top card of your library. You may play that card without paying its mana cost. If you don't, exile it. The rulings state that ...
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in Spades, what to lead from {Ace,King,…}

in Spades, when holding {AK} or {AKx...} is there a correct play of either the King or the Ace? Playing the King produce a problem that if your partner is void, she might think the RHO holds the Ace, ...
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I've got too many cards in my MTG deck. Which cards should I remove and how can I make a better deck? [closed]

Here's a picture of all of the cards in my deck (Azorius): https://i.imgur.com/MAFLXC5.jpg In my experience, all of my cards play really well so I don't know what to do. If I'm asking this question ...
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Sorry 7 split rule

In Sorry, when using the 7 split card, am I allowed to split the 7 to bump an opponents pawn to home and finish the count with another pawn of mine. It doesn't really specify in rules of the 7 split ...
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What happens when two cards both modify what I'm allowed to do?

Suppose my opponent has Teferi, Time Raveler in play, and I have a Leyline of Anticipation. The former says I can only cast spells any time I could cast a sorcery, and the latter says I can cast ...
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What happens when I summon “Gameciel the Sea Turtle Kaiju” to my opponent's field by tributing their “Prank-Kids Battle Butler”?

As many people are aware of, the removal of monsters by tributing them for Kaiju monsters, or "Kaijuing", is a relatively common way of dealing with threatening monsters that are hard to get rid of. ...
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Could I play forever with this loop combination? [duplicate]

Let it be my main phase: I got Omniscience on the field and one Clear the Mind in my graveyard and another one in my hand. Could I then play forever? Because I would never run out of cards, so these ...
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When you take a trick, you *take* a trick

I played a hand of Hearts with someone who had not played cards in a while. When she took her first trick, she started to put the cards in her hand before remembering to put them down. That gave me ...
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If I resurrect a previously enchanted creature, does it get its old auras back?

If my enchanted creature dies, and I then bring the creature back to the battlefield does said creature come back with the same enchantment on it?
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trigger priority and response to said triggers mtg [duplicate]

if there are two voltaic servant triggers, can i respond to the second trigger after the first trigger resolves? For example; I tap steel overseer during my turn. At the end of my turn my two voltaic ...
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what is the maximum number of achievements a player can have in an 2-player innovation game?

Considering the game of innovation (see, eg, https://boardgamearena.com/gamepanel?game=innovation) a 2-player game ends on 6 achievements. Usually an achievement takes an action to complete, but ...
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Monopoly Stock Exchange add-on: How does the add-on change the probability of landing on the properties?

[tl;dr] Go to section «The Question», at the end... In 1936 and 1937, Parker Brothers published a «Stock Exchange» add-on for Monopoly, Easy Money, and Finance; it was re-released for Monopoly, by ...
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Which dice game has a board with 9x9 squares that has different colors on the diagonals and midway on some edges?

Can anyone identify this game? It's played on a board of 9 by 9 squares, some of which (on the diagonals and midway on some edges) are different colours, reminding me of an abbreviated Scrabble ...
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What happens to a permanent I gained control over using Agent of Treachery, and I leave a multiplayer game?

Let's say Alice took control over Bob's Leyline of Abundance using Agent of Treachery, and then Alice leaves a multiplayer game. What happens with Leyline of Abundance? According to rule 800.4a 800....
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Axis and Allies 1942 second edition and attacking subs

When a Sub attacks a battleship in Axis and Allies 1942 second edition. Can the battleship defend itself against the attacking sub?
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Shortening Harry Potter the Battle for Hogwarts while keeping the difficulty

My wife and I like the deck-building game harry-potter-hogwarts-battle. Games 1 to 3 where too easy for us; Game 4 is challenging to our liking. However, playing game 4 means having to battle all ...
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How to solve Free Cell games fast? (in under 2 min)

In freecell, I make the same number of moves as the best player, but she wins the game in a 1.5 minutes while I need 5.5 minutes. Is there a trick to play fast?
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Contaminated Ground vs. Blink of an Eye

I have a tough ruling I need some help with: On my opponent's turn he played Contaminated Ground on my Island. I tapped that Island for blue mana in response. I then wanted to let the stack resolve ...
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I have an Ivy Lane Denizen, how does targeting work?

I have an Ivy Lane Denizen, it says that he may put a +1/+1 counter on target creature whenever a creature enters the battlefield under my control. Does the counter go on Ivy Lane Denizen specifically ...
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Mystic mine vs Denko Sekka

Does Mystic Mine stops all monster effects? Or just activation? It sounds like only activation, so continuous monster effects may still be active? Like Denko Sekka's effect? Mystic Mine: If your ...
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Can I prevent my opponent from looking at cards with Vizier of the Menagerie while I'm Mindslaving them?

Vizier of the Menagerie says "You may look at the top card of your library," and Mindslaver says you "make all decisions for the player." What I'm wondering is can the player who's being controlled ...
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How does Emissary of Grudges work exactly?

I have Emissary of Grudges in my deck and I was wondering if I use it correctly. In exemple: I play Emissary of Grudges and I secretly choose player 2. Player 2's turn. He casts Clone and targets me ...
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If a flip summon (via attack) is negated, can I change attack target?

I attack a face down monster (1900 atk to 2500 def) and when it is flipped face-up I activate Forced Back, which reads: Negate the Normal Summon or Flip Summon of a monster and return the monster ...
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What is the recommended range for the number of players in Liar Dice?

This game isn't really an official game, but I recently bought a set of dice (poker dice) and I thought about bringing it to my local board game night as we often want small games to play in between ...
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Three player all-in with a tie

Three players are all in, and two tie for the win. Does the loser pay both players the full amount of their chips bet?
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Mass Spell Recursion & Storm

If one overloads a card such as Mizzix's Mastery to recur a graveyard full of instant/Sorceries, including a card with Storm (Grapeshot). Will Storm trigger for each spell you're also casting from ...
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Reef route movement rules

The kids boardgame, Reef Route, seems to be missing some rules from the rulebook. Nothing too serious, but it still bothers me. In the rules is stated that a small fish gets eaten by a predator when ...
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Necroskitter and creatures dying because of placing -1/-1 counters

Necroskitter has the ability to return creatures your opponents control under your control if they die with a -1/-1 counter on them. Sound perfectly fine to me, but I read here that when an undying ...
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One card in hand

A player has several melds but no canastas. The player has only one card left in his hand. He picks up a card that he can add to one of his melds - but not enough to make a canasta. Can he add that ...
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How to design a Ticket to Ride fan expansion?

I want to design a unofficial map for ticket to ride. Is there a known formula how to create one, basic ground rules on what makes a playable board? How many cities is playable? What percentage of ...

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