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Permanent to let a creature tap for two mana?

A few cards do allow creatures to be tapped for 2 mana, each with its own restrictions: Grand Architect has the ability "Tap an untapped blue creature you control: Add {C}{C}. Spend this mana ...
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Game for a blind person

I see three kind of games: 1. Just for fun games In these games, there is no point in winning, just having fun is enough. What comes in mind is Aye, Dark Overlord!, where the goal is to explain to ...
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Has there been known of a board game that co exists with a GM?

I think games like Descent is what you're looking for. It's a boardgame where a GM plays against a group of adventurers, and you can add as much roleplay as the group sees fit. If Star Wars is your ...
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Are there quasi "official" rankings of board games?

BoardGameGeek is a very comprehensive list of board games, their relative rankings, and reviews, commentary, and more for all things board games. They also have a convention, the BGG.CON.
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Does a game recommendation website exist?

Board Game Finder ( https://www.boardgamefinder.net/ ) does exactly that. From the "How It Works" section of that site: To provide the boardgame recommendations, we focus on collaborative ...
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Permanent to let a creature tap for two mana?

Murgatroid99 gave excellent answers for what you specifically asked for. However, another route is to increase the mana generated by the mana source. Say for example, your creature is equipped with ...
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What board and card games have full-time professional players?

Duplicate bridge certainly has full-time professional players who earn their living playing, although most of them are also teachers, and play with students for pay. There at least used to be ...
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What board games have maps that change each time?

On BoardGameGeek there are listings for two mechanisms that are likely to help - over 7,000 games are listed under Modular Board, and 166 under Map Addition.
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What board and card games have full-time professional players?

I won't give a list since a list will keep changing. Rather, I'll give a method to find these games. Go to https://www.twitch.tv/, which is the most popular platform used by streamers to stream ...
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What board and card games have full-time professional players?

There are a number of Magic: the Gathering players who derive all their income from the game, whether that be: A direct contract from Wizards of the Coast, given to the players with the best ...
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Permanent to let a creature tap for two mana?

You could combine Kinnan, Bonder Prodigy with standard mana-dorks, or turn all your creatures into mana-dorks using Song of Freyalise. Mana Reflection works with creatures, too.
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Recommendation for good Asynchronous Board Games a la Diplomacy?

Diplomacy is unusual in that it was designed to be played by mail. Importantly, the thing that makes diplomacy able to do this is not that the turns are simultaneous, but rather that it has a very ...
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Functional figures in board games

HeroScape is a miniature game where the battleground had complex 3D terrain. Line of sight was determined by where in the miniature the "eye" was.
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Game for a blind person

A few games come to mind as readily modifiable for blind play, and a few as playable out of the box. Out of the box Versions of Othello have been released in the past with raised lines defining the ...
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Game for a blind person

I would keep tabs on this kickstarter that got successfully funded. Board Games Now Blind Accessible
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Game for a blind person

As well as games that can be played just through talk, it's good to consider games that would be fun to play blind. Primarily tactile games with open information would hopefully fit the bill, ...
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Are there any dice games you can play with a standard 7-die set?

With 2-3 sets, you could play Button Men, a Cheapass Game about capturing dice. Lots of entirely free characters available.
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What board games have maps that change each time?

Betrayal at House on the Hill is a pretty perfect fit for that description - as players open the doors of the house for the first time, rooms are added from the stack, randomising the layout of the ...
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Game for 140 people

One game that could accommodate that number of players (provided you were willing to break the individuals up into multiple teams would be a Wits and Wagers style trivia game). If you broke into 10 ...
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Game for 140 people

The only massive group game I can think of is Ultimate Werewolf, which plays up to 68 players. With that amount of people, you'll want at least two moderators each. You can split your 140-person party ...
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South African and Mozambican board games?

If you are looking for localised versions of games through Africa another option to the Mancala family are games of the Nine Men's Morris family, which potentially migrated down through Africa at the ...
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Are there online tools to solve card-based puzzles?

Tabletop Simulator gives you a sandbox board game world, so you could use it to solve card puzzles. However, it is not free. For a free version you can try using this website. It doesn't have the ...
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Games with flipping tokens for action selection?

Sadly I don't think its new. I've seen flipping discs for action selection in various games such as Mr Jack Pocket. There are also games that when actions are taken that a token or card is flipped ...
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Where can I find in-depth analysis of different digital card games?

I don't think you are likely to find a one-stop-shop for many different card games (can't say for certain, because proving a negative and all). Coming up with those analyses are usually things that ...
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Where can I find in-depth analysis of different digital card games?

I have faced a similar problem, and my solution has been to talk to as many game playing people as I can. I have run into many people who have played MTG and some other online CCG. Talking to them, ...
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Games with flipping tokens for action selection?

A slightly tongue in cheek answer. The Orchard Toys game Dinosaur Race for 3 to 6 year olds uses a similar mechanic. In this cases the double sided tokens are of dinosaurs performing different sports....
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Is there a game similar to Bloodborne the Card Game with a lighter theme?

Dungeon Raiders seems like much lighter game with similar concepts. https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/80771/dungeon-raiders
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Is there a game similar to Bloodborne the Card Game with a lighter theme?

Cutthroat Caverns might scratch that same itch. Card based combat mixed with some take that. Basically you fight monsters via cooperation but the player that deals the final blow gets the loot, so ...
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South African and Mozambican board games?

I can reccomend 30 seconds. It is a SA boardgame in the more western approach. You used to get those in checkers supermarks and picnpays but Im not sure if they still sell them
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Looking for a simple yet deep card / board game featuring superheroes to use as an introduction to games

Well, seeing as you mentioned both Munchkin and Superheroes, how about... Super Munchkin? (Seems a bit of a cheat to give that answer... and doesn't work if you want actual known superheroes rather ...
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