Martin Charette
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Turning in cards when you have five or six cards
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This particular question will have 2 different answers depending of the time period & the rule books that you are using throughout the evolution of the game. In the Parker Brothers/Hasbro rule ...

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How can I handicap Ticket To Ride: USA, without seeming patronizing?
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Simply play a game with a fully open hand. All of your car cards, tickets are played face up. Pre anounce & explain your every move & intention openly to the novice player. This will not only ...

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In Risk Classic, are territory cards drawn by players kept face-up or face-down?
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I have in my possession all of the anglophone, Parker Brothers/Hasbro, Risk board game rule books ever published since 1959 as I am rewriting the rule book taking into account all of the European &...

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How can I estimate my chances to win a Risk battle?
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Here is an incredibly simple way to figure this out without graphs or calculators. Simply count one of your soldiers defeated for every other soldier you intend to defeat & one of your soldiers ...

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How to Maintain the Balance of Power on Risk?
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I enjoyed reading the answers to this quintessential question that defines the game of Risk. I find Risk to be a game of balance of power & playing your position is important. What you do when ...

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How to get pieces for my board game?
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You can buy huge lots of various game pieces on e-bay.

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How should I modify Risk to play with 7 persons?
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If you wish to make your own map as I have, you could perhaps visit strategygamenetwork.com where you will find at least 80 different maps created by various users of this site. My map is Polar World....

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Adding money to a game of Risk
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I have considered & re-considered the concept of involving a gambling aspect to the classic game of Risk. I have come to the conclusion that playing this classic game should not involve money as ...

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Statistical Approach to Winning Monopoly
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There are many factors to consider in this question. The highest likely roll when using 2 dice is seven (6/36 chances, 6,1 5,2 4,3 3,4 2,5 & 6,1) so landing on Park Place is impossible when ...

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Can multiple people build at the same time in Monopoly?
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Yes indeed you can buy houses and hotels at any time. If there is a shortage of houses or hotels and more then one player wants to buy them from the bank, they must go to auction and the highest ...

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Where can I find "Risk Express" dice?
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You can get Chessex.com to make custom Risk dice for you as I have.

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Minimum bid rule for Monopoly auctions
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There is no official rule on this so only home rules can be suggested. Assuming that money isn't rare amongst the bidding players, the starting bid should be 50% of the face value of the property as ...

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Is Risk: Legacy playable two-player?
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Allied World Domination Risk For 2 to 3 Players Although Risk is best played with 4 to 6 players, the allied style allows a game to be played with 2 or 3 players by giving each player more than one ...

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Are the utilities worth buying?
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It really depends on how much money and other properties you have in hand in relation to how many properties your opponents have in hand. If you have a small amount of properties in hand and lots of ...

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Do you still pay 10x the dice when getting the chance card that takes you to the nearest utility if the property is mortgaged?
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No. You do not have to pay anything when landing on mortgaged properties whether you landed there or a card sent you there.

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