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What is the highest achievable score in Catan
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The game ends when you reach 10 points on your turn, so if you are playing with 5 or 6 players you could easily get high then 10 on the special build phases so it would be closer to the maximum number ...

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Do I get bonus points for undercut with gin?
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I would go with only getting the underknock bonus since you didn't knock. I would argue that the Gin bonus is only given to the player that knocks since it is given for getting rid of all dead wood ...

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Cribbage run scoring
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No, you only score runs once with the longest length so you would only score 5 plus you would score 4 more for your 15's. So the score of the hand would be 9.

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A go at 15 with a run
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Yes it would get the go but it could only happen if these are the last 3 cards since it the only way 15 can be a go.

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What card game is this? 4 cards per player faced down
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Sound like a variant of the card game Golf, which has you using 6 cards to do about the same thing. Everything else seem to line up. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golf_(card_game)

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Rule clarification about debt mechanics
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You are correct, let say you want to buy Engineer (cost 4 debt) but only have a gold in your hand. At the beginning of your buy phase you would play your gold for 3 coins and then buy Engineer taking ...

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Euchre partner leads with trump - why?
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From here: It is common knowledge that third seat is one of the weakest positions to make a successful call. It typically requires having two or more sure tricks in the maker's hand. The thing seldom ...

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Use of the joker from your hand
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You can add it to an existing run or set, the only time you have to play 2 tiles with it is if you are replacing it from the board.

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Phase 10 - Do I have to lay down as soon as I have the cards?
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No you are not need to go down if you have your phase in your hand. Taken from the rules: MAKING A PHASE: If, during your turn, you are able to make a Phase with the cards in your hand, lay the ...

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Modify Ticket to Ride to For Six or More People - Thoughts?
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With 6 or more I would split into 2 games of ticket to ride since with 5 players the down time is already pretty high to keep player interested in my opinion. I do think it is possibly to balance the ...

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Who chooses which cards are traded when using the Force Deal?
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Both choices are made be the player who played the card. You can't use Force Deal to break up a completed set. (source: monopolydealrules.com)

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Buying resources from your neighbor
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You can only able to buy the amount they are showing. They don't have an unlimited supply of them.

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Phase 10 - Can you hit on the same turn as playing a phase?
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I don't have the rules in front of me but I have always played that you could play on other players right away. I could see that argument in a 2 player game that going down second would have an ...

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Using a joker when you can't make any other moves
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Yes, you could pass but I wouldn't recommend it since if everyone passes the game is over. In this rare case the rules state that if all players pass then the game ends and the player with the lowest ...

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Pokemon TCG: is there a way to remove energy from your own pokemon?
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The placement of energy is one of the main allocation of resources in the game. There are cards and pokemon that allow you to pick or move your energy but under most situation you can't move your ...

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Catan setup order different than playing order
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If I understand your question correctly you are asking if using a different order to place settlements then turn order would affect the game any. I agree with the first answer that you are playing ...

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Does anyone know this card game
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I believe this might be the Party Game Quelf. https://boardgamegeek.com/image/162770/quelf Has a photo of the cards that look close to what you are holding

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Sequence, dead cards with no cards to pick up
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If you have gone through the entire deck then your are supposed to shuffle the discard piles and start drawing from that deck. From the Table Talk section of the Sequence rules: When the draw deck ...

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Can't play bluffing game like Avalon or Were
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These are hidden information games so one person is trying to work against the group without anyone catching them. It is more like a game of poker than standard strategy game since you are looking ...

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General advice for maximizing fun playing multiple games of Dominion
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When playing with 2 player we normally do 2 veto for each player and then each player get to choose 1 kingdom to replace the ones they veto from 3 random ones. It gives enough control that the boards ...

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