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Odds of 100% first turn accusation in Clue?

The best odds possible for a turn 1 win without a blind accusation in a four-player game are 7/648 as Mrs. Peacock holding 5 cards. There are two probabilities at play here. First, the probability of ...
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Do any Cluedo versions have different numbers of variables?

While all printed (the original patent had 10 characters) editions of the classic Cluedo have the standard 6-6-9 ratio, there have been a number of variants that include additional or changed options. ...
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Do I have to make a suggestion or can I just end turn?

From the rules here As soon as you enter a room, make a suggestion. It's very common in games rules to use the word 'may' when something is optional. The rules use the word 'may' in other places. ...
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Clue - getting suggestion right early on, what happens?

An important strategy in Clue (and its variants) is to frequently use cards from your own hand as part of your Rumor. Doing this can give you more information, and it also means that the game doesn't ...
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Do any Cluedo versions have different numbers of variables?

Yes. One example (and there may well be others) is Super Cluedo, also known as Clue Master Detective. Here is an excerpt of the publisher's description (according to that BGG link, anyway; I can't ...
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Clue: same or different guess and accusation in the same turn

Your suggestion and accusation don't have to be the same and can contain completely different aspects. There is no mention in the rules about them having to have anything that match. It is very ...
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In "Super Cluedo Challenge", how should the removal rule be applied properly?

I can't comment so here is my answer: I have the english version of this game, the rule in question is written as folows verbatim: If a player finishes a move in a room on a space ADJACENT to one ...
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How to use Power Cards in Cluedo (David Walliams) Awful Auntie edition?

This quote from the Power Card instructions: You must use the card on the turn you collect it might be open to an alternate interpretation. Initially (same as you) I would read it as "the card ...
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Do I have to make a suggestion or can I just end turn?

If the question is, "Am I required to make a suggestion whenever I enter a room?", then strictly speaking the answer is yes. The rules explicitly say "make a suggestion". However (...
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Do any Cluedo versions have different numbers of variables?

Ludology just did a segment on this: http://ludology.libsyn.com/biography-of-a-board-game-2005-cluedo There are a lot of different versions out there and not all have the 6-6-9 ratio.
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Cluedo optimal suggestion asking

You are trying to write a set of human understandable rules for a problem that a machine can do much better at. What you have designed is a set of heuristics for what is fundamentally a statistics ...
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Cluedo with bonus cards. Does move anywhere card let you interact with the place you entered?

If you give us the version name we can give you a better answer but based on what you wrote : Since you draw cards at the end of your turn you should not be able to use them instantly I guess that ...
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