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Do you restock hand cards at the end of each turn? Different language editions seem to have different rulings

You don't restock your hand of cards, you restock the four money cards on the board which are available to take, the same way you restock the tiles available to buy. That looks consistent with the ...
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What are the major changes between Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization and the first game?

The new edition was released during Essen 2015. Information on it was readily available since summer 2015, although the game was still at a prototype state. In brief, the new version revolves around 3 ...
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What are the differences between various versions of Citadels

Took some time to compare the rules, but man there's more than I thought. Some are more subtle, others are complete game changers. Here's a complete list (unless I missed any): Poor House US: costs ...
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How many different variations/editions of Monopoly are there?

It depends on how you define "variations" of the game. At this moment the monopoly wiki has 1144 versions of the game, but it includes fictional editions (Monopoly Capitol City Edition from the ...
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What is different in each version of Chrononauts?

After quite a bit of searching (and an e-mail to Andy Looney, creator of Chrononauts), I was able to piece together the following: Chrononauts First Printing While this was the initial release, it ...
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Are there any rules differences between the two versions of Unexploded Cow?

Cheapass Games did a fair bit of retooling the game. The core is the same, but the mix of cards and costs is a bit different, and they've also altered the rules: Ante used to include filling the Pot ...
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What are the major changes between Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization and the first game?

BGO Developer Nicholas Vlaada and the rest of his team wrote a detailed list of all the changes, along with his rationale, which has been reprinted on Board Game Geek. In short, it's a lot of ...
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What are the differences between the various version of Nosferatu?

There are differences between all three editions - what they are exactly I do not know From the Board Game Geek page, your first image appears to be the 2017 edition, while the second image is the ...
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What are the changes in the second edition of Doctor Who: The Card Game?

It appears that the majority of the game mechanics are the same, except for the addition of a two-player variant. The major additions are new cards featuring more of the new Dr. Who universe, which ...
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What editions of Acquire have durable pieces?

I agree with @Cascabel's comment: apparently you read a review for the 2008 version (which is made completely from sturdy cardboard). If you haven't done so already, check out all the different ...
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How many different variations/editions of Monopoly are there?

Since you can make-your-own-opoly, there are effectively infinite Monopoly variations.
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Changes to rules in 'Hoyle's'?

The 2001 edition of Hoyle's Rules of Games includes rules for Bridge, Cribbage, Gin rummy, Hearts, Spades Pinochle, Chess , Scrabble, and Canasta, all of which have tournament organizations that ...
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Changes to rules in 'Hoyle's'?

It depends what you mean by "Official". None of the games in Hoyle have an "official" governing body to set the rules. Or at least none of them did when it was first published. ...
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How does second edition farmer scoring work?

A city can be scored once per player, so in the given example, each player would receive 3 points. I found the answer while combing through some threads on boardgamegeek.com, as well as in an answer ...
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What are the differences between the various version of Nosferatu?

New features of the newer version: extra roles (+1 vampire +1 investigator) and rules for 2 extra players (which I find interesting) card border is white instead of black (which I like, wear&tear ...
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What are the differences between first and second edition Yomi?

General Changes The following rules were added to the game (source): Hand limit: 12 cards. At the end of the turn (after the powerup phase), discard down to 12 cards if you have more. There's no ...
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What's different in San Juan's second edition?

Artwork and the following. The Prefecture now costs 4 instead of 3. With the Goldmine, you now get to keep the cheapest card instead of any card. With the Guildhall, you get 1 point per production ...
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What are the differences between the oldest (EON) version of Cosmic Encounter and the newest (Fantasy Flight)?

Here is a pretty detailed and somewhat graphical rundown of the differences among editions, including comprehensive lists of which version has which aliens, organized both by edition and by alien name....
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40k 8th Edition Unit Customization

Has 40k lost a lot of its customization and character options? Yes and no. In Matched play your options are much more limited, but in Open, and to a lesser extent Narrative play whatever your ...
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What are the differences between the 1st and 2nd editions of Galaxy Trucker?

Consensus at BoardGameGeek seems to be: My impression from all of the people who have actually commented after receiving the expansion is that one can play just fine with the original base game as ...
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Do you restock hand cards at the end of each turn? Different language editions seem to have different rulings

Assuming everything else in the rules is the same as the English translation (i.e. you adding cards to your hand ends your turn), it would make no sense to also "restock your hand to four cards from ...
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Differences between Axis and Allies 1941 and classic edition

AA guns tend to reduce the value of "strategic" bombing. Hence you would do this more (and spend more researching heavy bombers) than in other versions of the game. There are many players that ...
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How does Talisman 4th Edition compare with earlier versions?

I assume that by "4th edition" you mean "revised 4th edition" as it's the most recent version and differs substantially from its non-revised predecessor. Talisman was always a very random game with ...
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