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A popular tournament format for Bridge where each table plays with identical pre-set hands of cards.
Computer AI covers the algorithms that govern the way a computer plays board games.
Board game based on the video game Civilization IV and published by Fantasy Flight games in 2010.
A cooperative board game where a group of mercenaries take on monsters in dungeon crawls linked by an RPG-like campaign.
a common pattern of moves that leads to a locally even result. Usually focused on the corners during the opening.
a short card game for 2-5 players with the goal to be the first to complete three property groups from Monopoly.
A card game for 3 to 7 people where players try to earn money by planting and trading different beans. Players are unable to order the hand so a keen talent for negotiation is the only way ensure your…
Adapations of boardgames to different platforms (such as computers and mobile devices), as well as to new rules or specifications outside those provided by the designer (e.g. number of players outside…
For questions about the 2014 resource management board game Splendor by Space Cowboys.
A *Magic: The Gathering* mechanic from Theros block that lets one play an Enchantment Creature as an Aura. Please also tag [magic-the-gathering].
A cooperative card game where 2-5 players play superheroes and team up to take down a villain while fighting to survive in a deadly environment.
The 3rd Dominion expansion introduces duration cards that do something immediately, but stay in play to affect your next turn as well.
Questions that present some scenario, and asks you to provide a solution that satisfies some requirement (example "Win within X turns", or "9 Queens without check/checkmate", or "MTG, deal X damage th…
The closing part of the game when players make their final moves to try to win. Do not use this tag in isolation; pair it with a tag for the game(s) being discussed.
Handicap refers to ways to make weaker players more competitive against stronger ones. In Go, for example, it takes the form of extra stones placed by the weaker player. The goal is to make the game e…
Merriam-Webster's dictionary defines [shuffle](http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shuffle) as a verb "to rearrange to produce a random order."
A Living Card Game set in the H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos.
A 2-versus-2 variant of Magic: The Gathering in which the players on each team share a life total and take turns together, though still with separate decks.
a 'One vs Many' style board game that uses the same base rules set as Descent 2.0
For questions about MTG's Indestructible mechanic and how it interacts with other effects, especially various forms of removal.
an epic empire-building game of interstellar conflict, trade, and struggle for power. Three to six players take the roles of ancient galactic civilizations, each seeking to seize …
For questions about how Planeswalker cards work. Please also tag with [magic-the-gathering].
a step in game development where game components are first built for testing.
Compatible tile laying boardgames that use a common rule set derived from 4th edition Dungeons and Dragons.
an expansion for Dominion built around the theme of trashing cards.
Strategy board game for 2-5 players, related to Dungeons & Dragons. A game consists of 8 rounds during which players attempt to increase their control over a city and its treasures.
A cooperative deck-building game set in the Shadowrun universe.
A Pachisi-like board game where players have many ways do get ahead of others by playing cards.
a futuristic version of Risk set on an "Earth" copy. Players tear-up, markup, and change the game components and the rules of the game over a 15-game campaign, at the end of which will…
a kind of Mahjong commonly played in Japan. It is famous for being suited to gambling and mahjong parlors.
The part of the game relating to the exchange of products or other resources, hopefully at a profit.
a fast paced deckbuilding game designed by Magic Pro Tour champions Justin Gary, Rob Dougherty, and Brian Kibler, with artwork by Eric Sabee. Ascension is a deck-building game where playe…
a board game originally published in 1994 by Wizards of the Coast and re-released in 2005 under the Avalon Hill label. Players assume control of one Robot Control Computer in a widget fa…
Go problems, typically about life and death situations.
a collaborative game in which players take the role of a survivor – each with unique abilities – and harness both their skills and the power of teamwork against the hordes of unthinking u…