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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…
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Regarding "table manners" in the play of the game.
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Balance is 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…
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For questions about Magic: The Gathering's Competitive REL (Rules Enforcement Level), used at major tournaments and competitive events (for example Pro Tour Qualifiers and Grand Prix Day 1).
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Cardgame for 2-5 players that was successfully Kickstarted in 2015. "It is a highly-strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette."
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Power Grid is 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…
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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 …
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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 …
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A Chinese rummy-like game played with tiles. Depending on the version being played the tiles consist of suits (Bamboo, Crack, and Dots) of 10 tiles each, Winds (North, South, East, and West), Dragons …
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Techniques for teaching, learning, and improving one's skill.
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Computer AI covers the algorithms that govern the way a computer plays board games.
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Twilight Imperium is a series of epic empire-building games of interstellar conflict, trade, and struggle for power. This tag is for the entire series of the game. Please add the the version specifi…
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The first expansion to Catan. Players can now build ships to expand their horizons and take on whatever new challenges may await them across the sea...
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Like a miniature version of pool, in carrom (2-4 players, 60 minutes) players use their fingers to flick the striker at the carrom-men in a race to sink all the men of their color and finally the red …
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A trick-taking card game, similar to Whist, in which Spades are trumps. Players bid the number of tricks they expect to make from the hand and then aim to make at least that number.
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for guidance around usage of Magic: The Gathering cards with a face on both sides, such as in-game rules or tournament handling expectations. Please also tag with [magic-the-gathering].
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Race for the Galaxy is 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…
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Tactics is the art of responding to specific situations as they appear and choosing the best course of action. Please also use game-specific tag, e.g. [catan].
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A very old 2-player game with checkers played on a board with 24 "points." The object is to move (based on dice rolls) all your checkers past points controlled by your opponent, and ultimately off the…
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A card game commonly played in casinos pitting each player against the dealer in a partial-information competition to collect cards totaling as close to 21 as possible without going over.
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Elder Sign is a fast-paced, cooperative dice game of supernatural intrigue. Players take the roles of investigators racing against time to stave off the imminent return of the Ancient Ones. Investigat…
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The 2nd Dominion expansion, built around the theme of making choices.
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An asymmetrical role-playing boardgame where a team of adventurers cooperate to battle through dungeons against whatever threats the overlord throws against them.
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Tips and tricks for board and card game storage, particularly custom or after-market storage methods for games with an inadequate native storage method or whose storage method is large and/or cumberso…
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For questions about the 2014 resource management board game Splendor by Space Cowboys.
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For questions about how Planeswalker cards work. Please also tag with [magic-the-gathering].
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A version of Pandemic involving persistent gameplay, including permanently altering the board and tearing up cards. Questions and answers which reveal changes and other hidden content should use spoil…
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The physical pieces used in a game. They may include things common to many games (like dice), or things relating only to the particular game.
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Euchre is a trick-taking card game commonly played with four people in two partnerships with a deck of 24 standard playing cards. After the deal a suit is chosen as the trump suit, with the cards of …
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Refers to objects outside of a game that can help with game play, maintenance, storage, or creation.
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The 5th Dominion expansion, built around the theme of big money and big actions.
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The average or "normal" time it takes to play a game. Some games have play times that vary widely from one game from the next. Others have a structured sequence of events that keep play times within r…
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Eclipse can be played by 2-6 Players (base game) and places you in control of a vast interstellar civilization, competing for success with its rivals. You will explore new star systems, research techn…
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Some Magic: the Gathering expansions and/or promotional cards are printed without the explicit intention to be playable in any formats, like the Un-Sets (Unglued, Unhinged, Unstable), or the Happy Hol…
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A cooperative board game where a group of mercenaries take on monsters in dungeon crawls linked by an RPG-like campaign.
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Questions about different editions or versions of the same game.
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