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How can I reorder triggered abilities in Arena?

Suppose I have Goreclaw, Terror of Qal Sisma and Bishop of Binding in play. When my creatures attack, I want the Bishop's ability to resolve first (targetting himself), so that he's big enough to get ...
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Indestructibility or not [duplicate]

If I have a creature that says "other creatures you control have indestructible" and my opponent plays a destroy all creatures. Does it kill all creatures or just my creature that says that it gives ...
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Lavinia, Azorius Renegade ruling

So my opponent is playing Jodah, Archmage Eternal, and they attempt to cast Omniscience for WUBRG. In response, I flash in Lavinia, Azorius Renegade. What happens to the Omniscience since it's ...
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Massacre Girl when several creatures die at once

Massacre Girl and 7 creatures all get hit for lethal damage from the same effect. Does her triggered ability happen? Assume that there are multiple opponents each with at least one creature.
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What are these pieces from?

My parents found these while unpacking. I'm fairly certain they're from a board game of some sort, they're vaguely familiar but I can't place them! 44m diameter. If I had to guess, I'd suspect they're ...
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Magic the Gathering - if a madness card gets discarded and you dont want to use madness does it still get exiled

If a madness card gets discarded and you dont want to use madness does it still get exiled?
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What is this card game's name?

It's called Devil's Delight by the people I know but I can't find any google results for it. Does any one know what people call this? The game is played with two decks and everyone gets seven cards ...
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Unknown Dice Game

Does anyone know what this game is? My wife picked up 2 of these shakers and I cannot identify the game. Thanks in advance!
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Does a discarded then cast card with madness count as discarded?

Play goes like this: I have Faith of the Devoted and Anje Falkenrath on the field. I discard an Anje's Ravager via Anje Falkenrath's tap ability. For this creature I pay its madness cost and ...
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Galepowder Mage and Wormfang Manta interaction

So, I have a question about triggers. Can someone please explain the interaction between Galepowder Mage and Wormfang Manta? If I go to declare attack, using the mage to target Manta do I take my ...
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Was it ever possible to target a zone?

I noticed that MTG has an update to the rules for targeting. I don't know how long ago it was changed (the post containing this rule was from 2015), but there used to be this rule: 114.2 Only ...
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Does a face-down creature with morph retain its damage when it is turned face up?

I have a face-down morph creature that has received 1 point of damage. If my opponent casts Shock or another thing to kill it, can I flip at that point to make the damage disappear or my card still ...
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Deck Size Problems in Deckbuilding

Question: What kind of mechanic would allow players to remove cards from their constructed decks in my game? Theory: I'm making a deckbuilding game! So, players start with a number of cards which ...
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In Spades, what is the meaning of a high/low sum of bids?

In Spades, when playing with 4 competent players, the sum of the four bids on most rounds is about 11. However some rounds have a very high or low sum of bids, mostly due to rare hands distribution. ...
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How do I allocate variable damage to multi-wound models? [duplicate]

Let's say my grav cannons (D3 damage) shoot at some crisis suits (3 wounds each) and the suits fail 3 saves. I roll damage and get a one, a two and a three. Should I have rolled the dice in order? Or ...
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How to interrupt a loop with multiple players?

Assume there are three players, Alice, Bob, and Chris. The turn order is Alice, then Bob, then Chris, with it currently being Alice's turn. Alice has a loop that can infinitely create creatures, two ...
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Scenario: Can monster be targeted?

H░░█░ ░░█░M Is the Monster (M) a valid target for a ranged Hero (H) attack through the Obstacles (█)?
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What happens when I copy a legendary creature with Rite of Replication?

What happens when you replicate a legendary creature with Rite of Replication?
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Is refusing to concede in the face of an unstoppable Nexus combo punishable?

Alice's board: 10 lands, Teferi, Hero of Dominaria, Teferi emblem, Tamiyo, Collector of Tales, 2 Wilderness Reclamation, 15 cards left in deck, 15 life, 4 Nexus of Fate in deck Bob's board: nothing (...
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Skip card - Phase 10

When playing phase 10, If I have a skip card in my hand and it’s my turn to play, do I have to pull a card before I play my skip card?
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Where does Æmber captured from own side go after creature leaves play?

I've got a card (Mars Needs Æmber) that has the following play ability: Play: Each damabed enemy non-Mars creature captures 1 Æmber from their own side. I was wondering what happens when this ...
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Interaction between Ethereal Absolution versus Edgar Markov with Captivating Vampire

Situation An opponent has the commander Edgar Markov: Eminence — Whenever you cast another Vampire spell, if Edgar Markov is in the command zone or on the battlefield, create a 1/1 black Vampire ...
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In Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle, can we use the Transfiguration proficiency when the Basilisk is out

In Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle, game 7, we ran into a situation with the Basilisk and the Transfiguration proficiency. If the Basilisk is out, it says we can't draw any additional cards. The ...
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Time Stories Asylum: Missing card 59

We are currently playing above game and card no. 59 is missing. Could anyone please post the text on the back?
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Why did deathtouch not work against a double strike or first strike creature?

I am new to mtg, but I come across a lot of technical things that don’t make sense to me. One major thing that has infuriated me is why deathtouch doesn’t work when I block with it. I had Orzhov ...
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Is it possible to pick a vehicle as your commander?

I'm making a commander deck, I've never played or deckbuilded in this game mode. I've run across the Parhelion II card and I was wondering if it could be my commander. I know it's not a creature, but ...
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How do I tune my magic arena (MTGA) deck for 3 lands in my opening hand, under the new mulligan rule and selection algorithm?

Is it 22 lands? Did I understand the algorithm correctly and did I draw the correct conclusions, or am I getting it wrong? From what I have read, the arena algorithm takes 2 virtual copies of your ...
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When and which board game was the first to be ever invented?

Which board game is the first to be ever invented, when was it invented and where?
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Interaction between Leonin Warleader and Divine Visitation

I have Divine Visitation on the battlefield: If one or more creature tokens would be created under your control, that many 4/4 white Angel creature tokens with flying and vigilance are created ...
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Does an action which gives you +2 Advance Civilization require they be used together?

There are several planets which provide +2 economy / diplomacy (e.g., Padraigin-3110). Do those have to be used to advance a single ship 2 spaces in orbit, or can they be used to advance 2 separate ...
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Axis and Allies 1940, why are the axis always losing

I‘ve been playing A&A 1940 Europe (without Japan) and everytime the Axis Powers losses. I‘ve tried Sealion and stuff but its still everytime the same. At the beginning Germany is beating up france ...
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How does the ability of Bloodthirsty Aerialist resolve with other life link creatures?

Scenario: I have Bloodthirsty Aerialist and a Blood Burglar on the board. I attack with both and both get a blocker assigned to them. Does Bloodthirsty Aerialist's ability trigger before damage ...
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Which rule(s) govern the difference between {T} activated abilities and activated abilities that require tapping?

There seems to be a difference in Magic between activated abilities with the tap symbol, and activated abilities with a cost that requires you to tap permanents, and I'm unsure which rules ...
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Why did Simic become the preferred Nexus colors in M20? [closed]

In War of the Spark, Bant Nexus was a legitimate deck. That's not to say Simic Nexus was not a competitive deck, and in fact Mattias Leveratto won Mythic Championship III with it, but Bant was a real ...
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Meaning of and/or in Magic The Gathering [duplicate]

Mass Manipulation says: Gain control of X target creatures and/or planeswalkers. If I choose X = 1, can I target one creature and one planeswalker (having two targets in total)? Or does it mean ...
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To a classification of card games [closed]

I have always been interested by the way to model card games and especially by problems of lethal, or problems clearing the board. For this, you need a certain way to describe effects and mechanics. ...
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What happens if Saheeli, Sublime Artificer's target is removed?

Suppose my opponent has Saheeli, Sublime Artificer, a Servo token, and another creature in play, and uses her ability to make the Servo a copy of the creature. In response to the ability going on the ...
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I noticed after the last lead someone reneged but it actually helped me so I just let it go

I had made it spades I played the jack of clubs opponent put on the ace of clubs and I had low clubs but more and higher spades. If the gentleman had played properly he probably would have euchred me. ...
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Who is the controller of a Pacifism enchanting my creature?

My opponent played Pacifism on a creature on my side of the battlefield. Later, I wanted to exile the enchantment with Conclave Tribunal. My opponent had the opinion that I was now the controller of ...
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If tests are voluntary, why does one lose a life point automatically?

I'm a new owner of T.I.M.E Stories and about to play my first scenario within the next few weeks. However, studying the rules book (v 1.1) left me confused about the optionality of tests. If I ...
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Is it possible to bluff in board games like chess generally?

Let's think of games like chess or go, where everyone can see everything, but also games like uno where it's hard to predict what color or value the person has with one card. Can you bluff here? ...
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Why do so many people play out of turn on the last lead?

Is this a common play say in bridge or some other euchre where players just randomly throw their last card in. I notice its commonly done during a lone hand but also on regular play and I have to ...
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Would Mirko Vosk, Mind Drinker trigger Waste Not?

I play Mirko Vosk, Mind Drinker as a commander and his ability states that an opponent needs to put cards in their graveyard. Waste Not says when a player discards a card then one of three things ...
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How do multiple death triggers work with a board wipe?

So, question, I have a hooded Hydra face up and a Vastwood Hydra out. They both have 4 (+1+1) counters on them. Someone goes to boardwipe, since they both have death triggers can I then move the ...
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Axis & Allies Revised - Strategic Bombing broken?

We're playing A&A Revised, and USA and UK both got Heavy Bombers tech. Rules-as-written seem to say that each bomber is able to hit Germany for 10 IPC each turn... so 4 bombers per turn could do ...
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Does Nightpack Ambusher's second ability trigger if I cast spells during the end step?

Nightpack Ambusher has this second ability: At the beginning of your end step, if you didn't cast a spell this turn, create a 2/2 green Wolf creature token. Let's say it's now the end step. ...
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When does Tiana, Ship's Caretaker check card type?

At what point does Tiana, Ship's Caretaker's last ability check if a card that went to the graveyard is an aura or equipment? Is that determination made when the card is on the battlefield and ...
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Strategy tips to beat Prince of Gluttons in Aeon's End

Been playing a bit more of Aeon's End base game, so far, the only nemesis that we simply can't beat with a team of two is the Prince of Gluttons. We never manage to beat him, whatever the spells/...
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Lethal damage while controlling Sower of Discord?

I recently played a game of commander with a single opponent. When I played Sower of Discord, I selected my opponent and myself. I then swung with Serra Avatar. If damage is taken and the amount is ...
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Is a fifth card in a suit often a decisive factor in three no trump contracts?

I've seen a number of successful 3 NT contracts made with 23-24 HCPs (not 26). In most of these cases, the declarer's side had a solid five card suit that provided a large number of tricks. On the ...

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