Toon Krijthe
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What is the name of this board game?
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This looks like the jumping frogs puzzle. There are several variants. The number of spaces and pieces can vary. The number of pieces you can jump over can vary. As far as I know, this qualifies as ...

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Getting Joker from the existing groups in Rummikub
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No, a group has at least 3 members. So a group of 444 (of different colors) is still a valid group. If you follow the rules to the letter, you have to replace the joker. But according to my common ...

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Rummikub buying two jokers
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From these rules: A joker that has been replaced must be used in the player's same turn with 2 or more tiles from his rack to make a new set. So if you have retrieved a joker from another set, ...

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What is this four-player card game with only Jacks, Queens, Kings, and Aces?
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This looks like a dutch game "ezelen" (There is probably an English name but I haven't found it. Ezel is the dutch word for donkey. There are 4 cards per player. They pass a card each round and the ...

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How to handle extra settlements if a player cannot continue playing?
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As far as I know, there are no official rules. There are two issues: What to do with the units of the leaving player. What to do with the victory condition. Units of leaving players You can ...

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Will a Wandering Giant Skunk prevent the combat participation of an already committed helper?
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It depends on who owns the game. In case of an argument about the rules, the owner is right. That is the munchkin way to solve it. I would argue, that because Bob is already in combat, he can't be ...

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What options are available to make Diplomacy accessible to a blind player?
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The most important part of the game is the diplomacy phase. I see no real problems there. But it is nice if the blind person has some kind of overview of the map. As far as I know, there is no map ...

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Can monsters with no speed cross barrier rooms?
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If you look at the rules (emphasis mine) Monsters move differently. At the start of the monster turn, roll a number of dice equal to each monster’s Speed. That’s the number of spaces that ...

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When I buy expansions, should I take out duplicate bases?
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There are sets that have duplicate bases. There is no rule that prohibit a duplicate base (you can have two or more of a single race, it only prohibits picking one race twice). So you have to decide ...

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Looking for rules for board game called "Music Game"
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There is a boardgame geek entry, as diego already mentioned. But that lacks any link to the rules. But luckily Amazon has a page for it. On the page there are several pictures, including (part of) the ...

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How do you become a toad in Talisman?
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It is hidden in the encounter section of the rules: Other times the encounters are hostile and attack the character, or even turn him into a slimy Toad! You will remain a toad for three turns, ...

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Carcassonne interaction between "The Robbers" and "The Messages"
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Not an official answer. But there is some interaction between the two. First the Messenger, you now have an extra meeple on the scoreboard. When you score, you can choose which of the two to move. ...

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Can players buy other players properties by proxy?
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If player two lands on Boardwalk (which is currently) occupied, he has two choices: Buy the property. He needs to have money to buy it. Decline. The property is put up for auction. All players can ...

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Blackjack Strategy Chart for only hitting and standing
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Why not make the software self learning? There are several strategies. Code them all (preferably parameterized). Now start a sequence of simulations and compare the results for each strategy. You ...

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When can I use a power of a Keeper in Adventure Time Fluxx?
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In the official rules, it states: If a keeper has a special power, you must have the card on the table in front of you in order to make use of the power. So as long as you have the keeper in front ...

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How to combine Risk, Catan, and Monopoly?
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You can combine them into a triatlon. First play risk Next Monopoly Last Catan But if you really want to combine them into one game: Use a hex tile based board like catan. Each player has a ...

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How do the Batman Cuffs work in Batman Fluxx?
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The FAQ already answers part of your question: Q: How exactly do the Batman Cuffs work? A: Yes, the wording on that Keeper is a bit vague. The intention is that you can hide one Creeper ...

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Carcassone scoring for a city with a mayor and a cathedral
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The mayor counts for the number of shields in comparison to other meeple in the same city. So if a city has 3 shields, you have a mayor and another player has two meeple, you get the points. The ...

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Can I enter a non-target foreign home in Chinese Checkers?
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It depends on the version of the rules. Some versions let the unused homes occupied by unused pegs making them unusable. But some versions let them open so they can be used. This also implies that ...

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Strategy for Serenissima
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In the game there are several harbors. Each harbor sells one of seven goods. And each harbor can buy 2, 4 or 6 goods (as long as there are no duplicates and they won't buy their own goods). The sold ...

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Board Game Mechanics
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The game of Targui has a nice way to divide the turns: There are 5 turn cards for each player. A dice is thrown, if the result is 1-5 shuffle that amount of turn cards. On a 6 only one card is ...

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Good rules for combining the various expansions start tiles
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The simplest solution would be to let the first player select a start tile at random from the pile. You can decide to ignore the other start tiles or let the players select them as alternative to a ...

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Are there good two player rules for resource trading in Settlers of Catan?
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If you have two human players (A & B) and a neutral player X played by A & B. The solution is easy. If A wants to trade with X, let B handle the trading.

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Multiplayer timer for board games
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I don't know if they exist, but it is fairly easy to create using kitchen clocks or stopwatches. One for each player. Or it can be programmed on the computer.

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Pressman Rummikub joker rule
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No. You only retrieve the joker after you played your tile to retrieve the joker. So you need to play an additional tile to play the joker. Besides. If you don't want to play the joker, there is no ...

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How fun is The Mind with two players?
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This is subjective, but I think the game is fun with two players. It is fun when you really get in sync with each other.

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If you have more than one face-down development card in Settlers of Catan, do you have to keep them distinguished?
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According to the rules you can play 1 development card during your turn (with an exception to victory points which are revealed when you declare victory) as long as you did not purchase it this turn. ...

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When does Rainbow's talent activate?
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It means that f you play Rainbow's talent on a base, that already has one of your minions, you can draw a card. There are a few problems: If a minion has been played, but removed. For the sake of ...

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Fire token pawn returned to start by opponent
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The rules clearly states that the ring is only moved with a card. So this implies it is not moved when bumped. Which looks like a huge advantage.

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Where can I find "Risk Express" dice?
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There are several ways to obtain the dice. To name a few: The easiest way is to buy the game. If you want the same dice but you don't want to buy the game you can contact the manufacturer. Sometimes,...

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