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Player 1 hasn't won yet at all. They broke the rules. Uno says when it's your turn, you play a card. Then it's the next player's turn. That player might have to do something with their turn (like draw cards) but if they have a draw 2 in their hand, they have an opportunity to respond instead. Player 1 says [...] they are not obligated to give you time to ...


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That is a house rule as there is nothing in the base rules about communicating with other players and there is also no such thing as paying free parking. Honestly it is a rule that hurts less experienced or younger players as it discourages others from helping them play when other players may try and take advantage of their inexperience/age. While the rules ...


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No (or yes, depending on how you define a single trade). The person whose turn it is can trade. Each trade is with that person and one other person. If you can accomplish what you need in a series of trades, you're welcome to try. But any promise of future trade is non-binding: your later trading partner may legally decline the trade when it comes time. ...


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This rule is a house rule, because any rule that involves putting any amount of money under Free Parking is a house rule. As @Joe W quoted: "FREE PARKING": A player landing on this place does not receive any money, property or reward of any kind. This is just a "free" resting place. -The Rules of Monopoly (1935), p. 6 It is understandable that you ...


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You cannot play a "Wild Card" and say "Red, draw 2" because you are only allowed to pick a colour (and not a specific card of that colour) to change the top of the discard pile to. From the rules (pdf) on Mattel's website: Wild Card - When you play this card, you may change the color being played to any color (including the current color)...


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Absolutely. From the website, Exploding Kittens is a: Party game for 2-5 players (up to 9 players with 2 decks) I often combine the Original and NSFW versions, to play with more than 4 players. You just have to make sure that there is always exactly 1 Exploding Kitten card less than the number of players.


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Since the "no trading/selling" rule is your own house rule, you're going to have to determine this yourself. My own opinion is that you should probably allow the auctioning off of mortgaged property. Why? Because the only thing the standard rules say you can't sell is improved properties (property with houses/hotels). It explicitly allows the ...


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I don't believe simplified rules exist. For the reference here are the full rules. This is how we approached it: First, follow the steps on page 2-3 to setup. Then look at the inset at the bottom right corner of page 3 which says: Each player turn is divided into 3 parts: Do 4 actions. Draw 2 Player cards. Infect cities. After a player is done infecting ...


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Pandemic is indeed a complex game. There is a built-in dial to tune the difficulty though, and that is how many Epidemic cards you add to the Player deck at the start of the game. Rather than trying to change the rules (and likely disrupt the balance), make the game easier - during your first game (or two or three), start with 2 Epidemic cards (or even 1). ...


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Depending on what your goal for your 60 card draft is, you might want to decide between 4 and 5 packs per player. The MtG tournament rules recommend 3 booster packs per player for the default 40 card draft format. Accordingly, you would need 4.5 booster packs for a 60 card draft format to keep the average deck quality on a similar level. There are no ...


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Honestly, I think it would be pretty straight-forward to remove The Agenda Phase from the game. Not too many components actually rely on it. With that being said, none of the below suggestions have been play-tested and there may be things that I have overlooked in terms of gameplay. I've played this game quite a few times but am by no means an expert. Here's ...


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The Catan Compact now has an official variant for two players, you can read the rules here. It only needs an additional set of trade cards, aside from the base game components, but you can easily make these up by yourself if you have the non-compact version [e.g. use a standard set of cards].


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Your question. Can the player who is about to go bankrupt - legally put his mortgaged property card at the center of the board and hold an auction? Short answer from Hasbro: ... it is illegal to auction off property when someone owes another player. Long answer, from Hasbro's Global Consumer Care Representative Note. Hasbro own the copyright on Monopoly ...


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You may only play a single card each turn and note the rules mention playing "a card" not multiple. Rules You have to match either by the number, color, or the symbol/Action. For instance, if the Discard Pile has a red card that is an 8 you have to place either a red card or a card with an 8 on it. You can also play a Wild card (which can alter current ...


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Each pack has 14 cards that are put into the pool (10 common, 3 uncommon, 1 rare) giving everyone 42 cards to build their 40 card deck. About 40% of the deck will be land using the standard rules of thumb, leaving 24 cards out of 42 that are used in the deck, or 57% of the pool. To reach those same numbers the pool should be 63 cards, but that doesn't break ...


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One of the big reasons kids don't like the forced jump rule is the simple fact of feeling trapped into sacrificing their pieces by taking yours. I believe you are correct in your strategy of holding back your final line however sometimes if you set traps and places where you will capture pieces is a better strategy. Hope this helps.


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Here are the rules of a 2-player variant of Catan that I developed with my sister. We have tested it several times and it makes for a very enjoyable game. The game will also work with 3 players if one has the 5-6 player extension to regular Catan, although we haven’t tested it yet. We have found a few 2-player variants online in which each player controls ...


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No Keep in mind Silver-Bordered games always require some play-group-specific interpretation of the rules. That being said, Gleemax changes who selects the targets, but it does not change anything about the legality of choosing targets. Player B selecting a creature they control for player A's ability that must target 'a creature you control' is illegal ...


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Attacking B-17s would have a better view than reconnaissance planes and would be able to id a carrier by class... Dedicated reconnaissance aircraft (as opposed to fighter patrols) would fly at very high altitudes and typically would avoid overflying large formations of enemy ships. First it was dangerous and second, they did not want the enemy ships to know ...


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We play to 50 with two players or 40 with three players. Complete different strategy to win. We have also played with six of each color for two players, or only two golds. You can also only lay out three cards of each, instead of four, or put down no royals.


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This is part of the reason why board games have a limited set of tokens that goes along with the number of players on the box - the mechanics of many games break down when the number of players gets too high, and monopoly is no exception. As you are already house-ruling to allow more players than intended into the game, it would be possible for you to house ...


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