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How do I mitigate 'alpha playing' in Pandemic?

Of course this can happen, but the expectation is that all the players help contribute to finding solutions to the current problems. While you might see one path, someone else might see another, that ...
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Do you have to tell the truth?

Yes you must always tell the truth about cards in Hanabi. When you give information you give it about the card. If you give color you must give it for all cards of that color. If you give it about the ...
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Playing a card on Hanabi: choose the pile first, or play it and then check?

You announce the card you are playing, then it is played. Checking for legitimacy is a separate act. Play proceeds as follows: Play the chosen card face-up on the table (not on a pile). Check whether ...
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Does Hanabi allow empty clues?

This depends on which edition you are playing. There are different editions published by different people, and the R & R Games rulebook answers this clearly: Important: The player must clearly ...
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Is a player allowed to announce his intentions for their next turn?

A lot of this will depend on your group and how you chose to look at the rules. Other than giving information about what is in another players hand there is nothing mentioned about players talking to ...
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Does Hanabi allow empty clues?

The German version of the rulebook says its allowed Der Farb-Hinweis, dass ein Spieler überhaupt keine Karten einer bestimmten Farbe hat ist erlaubt! Beispiel: „Du hast keine blauen Karten.“ ...
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