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Are there simplified rules for Race for the Galaxy?

Yes, there are player-created simplified rules, you can find them on Board Game Geek. They are published by user Cathal. Unfortunately, due to their lengths, I cannot fully reproduce them here. The ...
Andrew Savinykh's user avatar
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Does the starting world dictate your strategy in Race for the Galaxy?

Yes, it is important to your strategy what start world you get, but it doesn't dictate it. For example, if you get Old Earth, it makes it easier to start a Trade or Production strategy, but depending ...
Maxwell Coryell's user avatar
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How does the Prestige Leader mechanic work?

The instructions in the rules are pretty clear if you read them and follow them directly. If it helps, it pretty much boils down to: if there's a single prestige leader, and they gained prestige last ...
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How does the Prestige Leader mechanic work?

When one player has more prestige tokens than any other player at the start of the round, he gets the Prestige Leader token. Any Prestige earned during the round goes onto that token. At the start ...
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When using prestige bonus during two player, can I choose Consume VPx2 as my second action?

The prestige bonus card applies only to one phase card: In the 2-player advanced game, place the prestige/search action card and the action card for the other phase you selected, naming the phase ...
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Are these "temporary defense gained by discarding cards" markers?

According to the Rulebook, next to a picture of these markers: Two counters are supplied to track a player’s total possible Military on defense (for use with Rebel Pact). These markers are for ...
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Consume power usage clarification

No. You are reading too much into this rule. “Fully used if possible” can also be understood as “used as much as possible”. Now, let's assume your interpretation is the correct one. Using the ...
RandomGuy's user avatar
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Interaction in Race For The Galaxy

There's no "negative interaction" in this game. Well, with Rebel Vs. Imperium and Brink Of War expansions, the Takeover mechanic can be optional, and even when it is on, players need the appropriate ...
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