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Can a factory contain only one color or is there a rule to redraw four tiles?

There is nothing in the rules that requires a re-draw of factory tiles - it can happen, and when it does then there will be a player who gets all four of those tiles without leaving anything on the ...
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5 votes

How can I play games by myself when I don't have a table?

Solitaire on the bus has an old solution (really, two solutions). Either standard cards with a play board that has horizontal folded/lapped slots (so a card or stack of cards can be tucked into the ...
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2 votes

Ways to handicap in Magic the Gathering?

Some other ideas off the top of my head: At the beginning of your upkeep, you may scry 1. Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, you may scry 1. Your creatures get +1/+1. You get ...
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2 votes

How can we prevent wins by pure luck in Decrypto?

If I understand the rules correctly, to win just by luck, you need the other team to not get their code on their first guess, then you need to get the code by chance, and you need this to happen twice....
2 votes

How can we make Just One more difficult/competitive?

Here is one idea I had. Each turn, two players will be guessers (instead of one). As usual, the other players each write a clue. After removing duplicates, divide the remaining clues between the two ...
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2 votes

How can we make Just One more difficult/competitive?

One simple idea has been posted here. In short: Each turn, select two words to be guessed. If using the provided cards, this can be done by selecting two numbers, as described in the linked post. ...
2 votes
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How can I play games by myself when I don't have a table?

There are games that were designed specifically to address this issue. Here is BGG search for them. There are few games in this category, but some notable examples include: Palm Island a light ...
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1 vote

Is No Thanks! playable with just two players?

This is possibly opinion based but I'll try and explain why it wouldn't work with 2. Looking at the rules here When you don’t have any counters left, you must take the card. In a two player game you ...
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1 vote

How can I play games by myself when I don't have a table?

I know of various physical (non-phone) solo games that can be played without a table (e.g. Boggle, arguably a board game), but only one which comes vaguely close to being RPG. Solo chess You can ...
1 vote
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Parcheesi: Doubles bonus

I'm going to claim that the phrasing "are entered" refers to the state of the four pieces, not an event (in which case it could have been phrased "If you roll doublets before all four ...
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1 vote

How can we make Just One more difficult/competitive?

Add a traitor? Find a deck of cards, take (n-1) hearts and 1 spade, and everybody draws a card. The one who draws the card is the traitor, and his job is to sabotage your attempts without being ...
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1 vote

Limiting the number of silver and gold cards available in Dominion

Dominion is balanced for 2- and 3-player games. If you're playing with more players, and find big money to be too good too often (which it is compared to the 2-player baseline, as it gets better with ...
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1 vote

How would these Ticket To Ride variants change the game?

The first option is already included in the Asia expansion of Ticket To Ride. The Asian Explorer bonus gives you: A 10 point Asian Explorer bonus is awarded to the player(s) who have connected the ...
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