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Magic: The Gathering is a collectible card game for 2 or more players, set in a variety of fantastical realms. Players take on the role of a powerful wizard and duel in a battle of wits, using cards t…
For questions on which game the described game is. Include as many details as possible, so we aren't left guessing! Pictures are very helpful in most cases.
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A 4 player trick-taking card game where opposing partners try to either take the number of tricks they bid or prevent their opponents from doing so. When asking questions on bidding or play, please…
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Rule changes, additions and options proposed by players for players. This is not for officially sanctioned variations - use the [variants] tag instead.
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Three or four players (up to 6 with the extension) play against each other to create the most prestigious settlement on the island of Catan, rolling dice to collect resources to build roads, towns, ci…
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A trading card game where players summon Monsters and activate Spells and Traps to deplete their opponent's Life Points. The game has a strong fantasy theme, and is usually played with 2 players, alth…
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Dominion (2-4 players, 30-minutes) is a card game where players start with small identical decks. They then transform their deck into victory-point producing machines as efficiently as possible by buy…
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Commander (aka Elder Dragon Highlander or EDH) is a Magic:The Gathering variant which emphasises social interactions, interesting games, and creative deck building. Its primary characteristic is that …
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An ancient strategy game for 2 players who try to outwit each other by placing stones on the board to simulate the capturing of territory. To add a board diagram to a post, see instructions in the tag…
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The process of designing a game to be played, such as the creation of the game mechanics and theme and the associated rules, board, map, cards, tokens and/or other playing implements. Also includes th…
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Bidding is an auction mechanic common to a variety of board and card games where two or more players or teams compete for a right or privilege. Bidding is common in trick-taking card game such as brid…
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Arkham Horror is an atmospheric, cooperative adventure game set in the Cthulhu Mythos of H.P. Lovecraft.
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Android: Netrunner is a cyberpunk-themed asymmetrical living card game edition based on the original CCG Netrunner. Players take the role of either a corporation or a runner and attempt to advance or …
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A classic game where players roll dice to move around a board. Players buy properties, charge rent, and upgrade their assets to try to bankrupt other players and own everything on the board.
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In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only war. Warhammer 40,000 is a detailed futuristic table-top battle simulation.
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A semi-cooperative board game that involves players investigating a haunted house. As they explore and discover items, they also start to discover strange omens. After enough omens have been discovere…
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Chess is one of the most popular two-player strategy games. It has survived centuries of strategical analysis and continues to thrive amongst players of all skills and ages.
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A simple yet engaging train route building game (2-5 players, 45 minutes). Players compete for overlapping routes. Tradeoffs: blocking opponents vs. completing routes, low-scoring low-risk routes vs. …
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Axis and Allies is a franchise of World War II simulation board games that pit the Axis powers of Germany and Japan against the Allied powers of the United States, United Kingdom, and Russia.
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Deck building includes discussion of games where you build decks and strategies and methods to build decks. Generally a tag for another game should be included with this tag.
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Pandemic is a cooperative game in which players work together to combat the spread of four deadly diseases before they overwhelm the planet. Each player brings a distinct skill to bear on the problem;…
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A light hearted card game for 3 to 6 players about fighting monsters, collecting loot and being the first to ascend to level 10.
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Carcassonne is a game where create a map of medieval countryside one tile at a time, scoring points by completing cities, roads, and other features. It is published by Hans im Glück and Rio Grande Gam…
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For questions about Magic: the Gathering specific to the Stack, a system for managing the order events resolve in. Please also tag [magic-the-gathering].
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A cooperative game where players play the role of investigator trying to stop the Elder Gods from ravaging the Earth.
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Pokémon Trading Card Game is a two-player trading card game based on the popular franchise. Players select Pokémon, who have various types and abilities, and try to defeat the opponent's Pokémon. Trai…
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A classic word-game where players try to use their tiles to create long and exotic words to earn the most points.
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refers to questions specifically about playing cards themselves, covering topics such as shuffling, construction, lamination, deck sizes etc. It *is not* a meta tag for adding to any card gam…
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7 Wonders (2-7 players (8 players with some extension packs), 30 minutes) is a card-based civilization development game. It's played from three decks representing three ages. Players draft then reveal…
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Do Not Use Generally off-topic. Suggestions for games that meet specific requirements. (tag exists primarily for historical reasons)
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A man and wife, a wooden shack, and an empty field. Get to work! Agricola is a deeply strategic farming simulation game.
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The process of keeping track of the number of points earned by each player in a game, as a means of "ranking" players. See also the [counting] tag, for keeping track of the score, particularly in Go.
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Uno (2-10 players, 30 minutes) is a game played with specialty cards where players take turns playing cards to a central pile, matching color or rank with the top card there in a race to empty their h…
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A popular poker game in which each player has 2 cards of their own that they must combine with 5 communal cards to make the best hand possible. While most poker questions are on-topic here, there's a …
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A Game of Thrones: The Board Game. Players must give orders to armies, control important characters, gather resources for the coming winter, and survive the onslaught of their enemies in order to win …
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refers to questions specifically about dice themselves, covering topics such as rolling, construction, sizes etc. It *is not* a meta tag for adding to any game-with-dice question (including i…
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