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a 3-6 player game based on the Sci-Fi TV series, published by Fantasy Flight Games. It is a mostly cooperative game featuring a "hidden traitor" mechanic. Players select char…
A card game where the rules change as you play, and there isn't a goal until someone plays one. The goal changes just as often as the rules do, but most goals revolve around collecting particular "Kee…
A card game for usually 2, but up to 4 people who draw, hold, and lay down cards in combinations meant to earn the most points.
a game played with specialty cards where players take turns playing cards to a central pile, matching color or rank with the top card there in a race to empty their h…
small throwable objects with multiple resting positions, used for generating random numbers".
a card game with pirates, wizards, ninjas, aliens, dinosaur and robots.
The opening refers to the beginning of a game, specifically the strategy and tactics involved in making the initial deployments and early moves that set the tone for the rest of the game and constrain…
A highly strategic war-game which focuses on negotiations between players. Many opportunities to form, manipulate, and break secret alliances.
The process of keeping track of the number of points earned by each player in a game, as a means of "ranking" players. See also [tag:counting], for keeping track of the score, particularly in [tag:go]…
Board games with implementations that can be played within a web browser.
a family of card-games involving one or more rounds of betting over who holds the best ranked hand of cards. Hand ranks are shared across most variations of Poker and generally determine whet…
Board game where players take the role of enormous monsters in a battle for the city of Tokyo.
Officially sanctioned optional rules only. This is not for house rules, see below!
Questions about probabilistic game mechanics and how to calculate and estimate random events, as well as how probability affects games and gameplay.
Terminology refers to the lingo of the trade, definition and understanding of the terms used by experts on a subject.
Card game similar to Rummy, played with two packs of cards. Usually with four players in two partnerships who seek to 'meld' sets of seven cards of the same rank to clear their hand. Variants exist …
when a group of people take a number of booster packs and pick one card at a time to build a 40 card deck.
explores variation editions of changes to a board game. It also is used for looking into the past events that lead up to a game in some way.
Questions about the business, legal, and packaging aspects of making a new game.
a miniatures wargame published by Games Workshop. It is known for both the beauty and the expense of its models.
a common system for managing the order events resolve in. It is used as the foundation of event resolution in Magic: the Gathering and many other games. Please also tag with the appropria…
For questions specific to Magic: The Gathering when played with more than two players. Do not use this tag if you have a question about a situation which could also happen in a 1 vs. 1 game. Please al…
A classic war-game in which players try to conquer the world through military might. Players get reinforcement bonuses for conquering entire continents. Combat is ruled mostly by dice.
the way in which a particular game process is carried out. Questions with this tag are game development questions or deal with a comparison of (game-independent) mechanics.
the concept and the practice of tuning a game's rules, usually with the goal of preventing any of its component systems from being ineffective or otherwise undesirable when compared to thei…
A card game where players seek to build the most impressive districts in their cities. At the beginning of each round, players pass the character deck and secretly choose a character that grants them …
An expansion for Catan that lets players improve their cities, create new commodities, and use their newly empowered knights to conquer the island of Catan.
Games designed to be played by a single person or methods for modifying multi-player games for single-person play.
A strategic colony building game where you build a Caribbean plantation and gain victory points for shipping goods back to the old world. Out of the box, the game is for three to five players, but an …
Questions about where to find--and how to analyze--board and card game related data.
a strategy game from Rio Grande games for 2-6 players in which you try to build the largest network on the board, and provide power to all of the cities in your network with a variety of…
Questions about how to create or use customized game pieces for existing games or for developing new games. This includes replacing the existing pieces with better ones, or implementing an existing m…
The discussion of tournaments, tournament formats, tournament rules, and tournament schedules
an entirely card-based game of empire building and struggle. Players settle and conquer worlds, construct economic and military developments, and produce and consume goods to po…