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Distance between characters

An eliminated player no longer contributes to distance. If this were not the case, in a large game you could quite easily have situations where nobody could reach anybody else for many turns in a row....
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Can the last two player heal with beer when Ghost Town is in play?

The question revolved around the following limitation: Beer has no effect if there are only 2 players left in the game; in other words, if you play a Beer you do not gain any life point. (Emphasis ...
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Should the barrel being discarded when hit - Bang

As you can see in this answer on BGG, the barrel stays until it is removed by another card. Also, from the official rules: Blue-bordered cards are played face up in front of you (exception: ...
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Can sheriff replenish his extra life point?

Beer can replenish the extra bullet that the Sheriff gets. From the Bang! rulebook: The Sheriff plays the game with one additional bullet: if his character card shows three bullets, he is ...
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Is there an online version of Bang!?

Yes, you can play Bang! on Board Game Arena. BTW, there also are plenty of other board games.
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Suzy Lafayette super power

It doesn't hurt the gameplay. It's a decent special ability, but not overpowered. Here are situations that discourage or prevent action chaining: She can't play more than one Bang! card per turn (...
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BANG! Can I use the "Lady Rose of Texas" card to lock out the other player when it is down to two players?

Here is some clarification posted on this card over at Board Game Geek where someone got answers from the publishers. Looking at the answers that where posted it looks like in your case the card was ...
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Can the "Gatling" be countered by "Missed!"?

Using the FAQ here the following question and answer says, Q19. How many Missed! cards are required to cancel a Gatling played by Slab the Killer? A. Only one. The special ability of Slab the Killer ...
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How does a duel work in the game BANG?

A duel is a special attack that must be responded to by discarding a bang. If the person the duel is played on is unable to discard a bang they take a hit. If they are able to it goes back to the ...
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Are eliminated "Vulture Sam" and "Herb Hunter" triggered by "Ghost Town"?

Yes, according to a dodge city faq from the developer. It should be noted that when ghost town is in play players who have been eliminated are still considered eliminated and not part of the game when ...
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What sources of damage are not caused by players?

Whenever a player plays a card that instantly deals damage to one of more players, that damage is considered caused by a player. This includes all possible brown cards with a 'bang' symbol. If the ...
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Is there an online version of Bang!?

There was an old ios app that is no longer supported due to the developer no longer having an agreement with the card games developer. After ios 11 the app can no longer be used due to it being a 32 ...
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Bang and Panic Cards

From the rules describing the "Draw a card" symbol: If “any player” is specified (see that symbol), then you can draw a random card from his hand, or you can choose one in play in front of ...
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Bang blue cards question

The number of cards in your hand equals the number of lives (bullets) you have left. Cards played do not count as being in your hand. So you can have as much blue cards on the table as you like.
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Bang! Is a Bang needed to shoot back with Backfire?

From the wiki page for bang BackFire – Counts as Missed!. Any player who targeted you with Bang! is now a target of Bang!. The card says it correctly that the payer who shot you is the target of a ...
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How does Conestoga work?

There's an official answer in the Bang! Dodge City FAQ: Q11. How Conestoga and Rag Time work? A. Just read the symbols. They both allow you to draw a card (from the hand of among “in play” cards) ...
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Bang How to Use Ghost Cards

If you are asking about the "Ghost" card from the Valley of Shadows expansion, it says: Play in front of an eliminated player. That player returns to life without a character ability and no way to ...
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Can Calamity Janet play a Punch as Missed?

No she can not play a punch as a miss. BANG! are specific cards and those are the only one she can use as a miss. There are other cards that can be used to damage players but they are not considered a ...
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Can the "Ghost" card of in BANG! The Valley of Shadows double the elimination reward

No, unlike the Ghost Town event, bringing a player back with the "Ghost" card and then removing the card will not give additional rewards. This was cleared up by the official DV Games ...
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Bang and Panic Cards

The rules say "“Draw a card” from “a player at distance 1”". This is in the second edition FAQ (unfortunately no link, but it is referenced in a discussion at boardgamegeek): Q28. Can I use ...
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Bang! pocket and expansions

I haven't heard of this "Bang! Pocket" edition before and admittedly there isn't a lot of it going on on the Internet either - this very question is the fourth result in Google and the first three are ...
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Missed! symbol cards against Slab the Killer

You can play any card with the Missed! symbol against Slab the Killer, however you will need a total of 2 of them in order to miss. What the means is if you only have one card that you can play and it ...
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How does Conestoga work?

Both cards work exactly like a panic works with the difference being that they can be used against players of any range. Unless there is a rule change in a different rule book that changes the way ...
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Bang! Distances scope

Yes, cards like the scope allow you to see everyone as if they where 1 distance closer. This lets you use any card with restricted range to hit someone 1 distance further away then normal. This is ...
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Henry Block and self Cat Balou in Bang

I have not seen an offical answer or FAQ on this topic but I do know that there is another answer on this site that references playing a bang against yourself which says that is not possible. That ...
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Gatling and backfire in Bang!

Yes. From the rulebook: Even though the Gatling shoots a BANG! to all the other players, it is not considered a BANG! card. (Emphasis mine). And the Wikipedia for Bang! says: BackFire – ...
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Bang! - Eliminating an outlaw with backfire

It seems that the Backfire card is part of the Valley of Shadows expansion...? If that is correct, then this product description geeklist from boardgamegeek, states that the outlaw is now the target ...
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Bang! Elimination Award For Henry Block and Backfire

The FAQ says: Q05. Who is considered to be responsible of the elimination of a player with cards like Indians! and Gatling? A. Unlike the Dynamite, the player who played ...
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How long do you keep the rattlesnake card in Bang!

It stays in play and checks every turn until someone (most likely yourself) either Cat Balou's or Panic's it away. Edit: This thread on Boardgame geek has the same answer.
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Bang! 6 Player Problem - It's unbalanced one way or another.

From reading your question and responses in the comments I would say that 100% you are playing the game in the spirit that it was designed. Rules 4 players: 1 Sheriff, 1 Renegade, 2 Outlaws 5 ...
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