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Play all but one + hand limit zero + draw one = stalemate?

Future printings have been revised to: Play all but 1 of your cards. If you started with no cards in your hand and only drew 1, draw an extra card. https://faq.looneylabs.com/archives/faq-tags/...
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Fluxx - when is the winning condition reached?

Do you play it and win instantly or do you wait your turn? The cards have to be on the table, so in this case, sounds like you need to wait until your turn - you can't play the necessary Keeper when ...
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Did this player need to draw?

Option A, the player should draw an extra card. Here's why: The Poor Bonus happens at the start of a player's turn. Since the player already drew for Poor Bonus, and removed the Poor Bonus after the ...
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Do I win or lose if I play "Trade Hands" while tied for "10 Cards in Hand"?

You lose. This scenario is addressed specifically in the game's official FAQ: Q: How does 10 Cards in Hand work in conjunction with Trade or Rotate Hands? If you and an opponent each have 11 ...
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Play all but one rule is into play. What if play one extra card rule is also in play?

Since the dutch fluxx card says "the one with the most keepers can play one more card" (as opposed to must play one more card) then it would be that player's choice if they want to play the last card ...
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Double Agenda card

When you play a card that removes the double agenda rule you then get to choose which of the goals to remove and which one to keep.
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Fluxx: Hand limit zero + trade hands

What will happen is Player A will pass his hand to Player B (should be 2 cards since Player A would have had 0 cards to start the turn, drew 3 and played 1) and since no other player can have cards ...
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If James Baxter gives me a Creeper can I discard it

If you look at the text on the card you will notice that the instructions are broken up into 3 sections. What this says to me is that first everyone will draw a card and if they get a creeper they ...
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Fluxx: Does this person play all cards or does his turn end with new cards in hand?

The most logical way of doing it would be to end the turn with 3 cards in hand. This is because "Get on with it" always requires you to have at least one more play, and it still causes your turn to ...
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What should be taken into consideration when mixing Fluxx sets?

Mixing Fluxx sets is fun, but it will: probably make the games take longer since you have half as much chance of getting a relevant keeper. The more sets you add the lower the chances of getting the ...
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Fluxx Play All Card and Hand Limit Cards

No. Play All replaces the Play One, or any associated play rule cards. Of the many New Rule cards in Fluxx, there are several archetypes, including: Draw, Play, and Hand Size. Each are categorically ...
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Is the Radioactive Potato passed before the goal is checked?

No, they do not win. The Looney Labs FAQs include a question about timing issues: Q. Does the total effect of playing a card have to be resolved before checking for win conditions, or could someone ...
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is your turn over after playing an action card and doing what the card says

In Fluxx what you do on your turn all depends on what the rules currently are so there is no one clear answer that can be given. If there is a rule in play that requires you to play multiple cards ...
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Did this player need to draw?

I would say option A. The card drawn from poor bonus is described as an "extra card", so I don't think you would think of it as "poor bonus is in play, so for me, draw 4 is really draw 5." Rather, it'...
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In Star Fluxx, how does the game end with Play all?

Your sister is correct. The Fluxx rules do say that "as soon as someone meets these conditions, they win!" I don't think this should be an issue, it requires her to find the "play all" (or play 3, ...
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OZ fluxx Tin Woodman vs the Fighting Trees

According to The Rules: Optional actions allowed by new Rules, Keepers, etc., may be performed at any point... ...during the turn sequence. This would include chopping down the Fighting Trees.
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Exchange keepers

This is not address specifically in the official Fluxx FAQ With the card as written in that edition, you should be able to do this. It's worth noting that the word "exchange" doesn't matter here, ...
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Can two Creepers be attached to the same Keeper?

From a discussion on BGG http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/917715/multiple-creeper-question Q:Can a single keeper have more then one creeper attached? Evil/Malfunction, two Brain Parasites, etc. ...
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Fluxx - Monty Python: Finger of God & Play All

Based on the wording of the card, and a strict interpretation of the rules, yes. To be more specific, if the rule "Play All" is in effect and your daughter has played the "Finger of God", she may ...
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Swap Plays For Draws and Play X with fewer than X cards on hand

This is answered in the Fluxx FAQ: http://faq.looneylabs.com/question/272 if you have 3 plays left, you get to draw 3 cards, even if you only have 1 card left in your hand. Of course, now you’ve ...
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What should be taken into consideration when mixing Fluxx sets?

Apply some houserules to make it easier to achieve goals Mixing Fluxx sets works great for the most part and can be a lot of fun. The biggest issue is that it's harder to get the combination of ...
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If James Baxter gives me a Creeper can I discard it

Joe W's answer is correct. In an answer to my email from Andrew Looney: My Question: James Baxter says: "All players draw a card. All Creepers in play are immediately discarded." If I ...
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Doctor Who Fluxx - do Dalek cards affect all doctors

The text on the Dalek creeper is not exactly clear: "if the Doctor is anywhere on the table, during your turn you can discard both him and this". But all doctors are "the doctor" (The third doctor, ...
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Swap Plays For Draws and Play X with fewer than X cards on hand

This is a good question, and the answer basically depends on how one should interpret the phrase "as many cards as you have remaining to play" in the card text. One interpretation is that this refers ...
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Exchange Keeper Card

No, you are exchanging a keeper for a keeper, and a keeper is not a creeper. That said, in some varieties of Fluxx (I don't have Zombie myself), certain creepers attach themselves to keeper cards you ...
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What are the differences between the Fluxx games?

In my experience (I own Martian, Star, Oz and Batman Fluxx), the Creepers are one of the biggest sources of variation between versions. Zombie Fluxx and Martian Fluxx both have lots of Creepers, ...
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What are the differences between the Fluxx games?

The later Fluxx games bought in new card types. The basic sets were: New Rule Allowed a person to add a new rule to the game, there can be more than one new rule Goal Allows the player to change ...
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Fluxx - when is the winning condition reached?

Goals are typically worded as follows: The player with the X and the Y on the table wins. If one of the required keepers is in your hand, you don't meet the goal's conditions. The instant you do ...
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Fluxx: Does this person play all cards or does his turn end with new cards in hand?

Play All is like having a rule that says "Play N where N is more cards than you could possibly play", so if you use "Get On With It" it's just like interrupting any other Play N rule. Or to look at it ...
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Are there any house rules for combining Munchkin and Fluxx?

As much as I love Munchkin and Fluxx, the game mechanics are so different that combining them would just cause a headache. How would keepers interact with Kicking down the door? Do goals change the ...
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