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Using Wizard on another player when draw deck is empty?
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According to the rules. A single card is to be removed from the deck at the start of each round. This removal serves two purposes. The first is to remove perfect information. So that in the final ...

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Forbidden Island Engineer's power?
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From the manual: Any character can shore up a tile that is either adjacent or underneath them. The engineer is listed as an exception because he can shore up 2 tiles per action. It doesn't indicate ...

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Forbidden Island: Can the navigator move another player 4 tiles for 2 actions / 6 for 3?
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According to the rulebook: The Navigator may move other players up to 2 adjacent tiles per action As it states it's per action so yes you could repeat that same action 3 times. It's a very useful ...

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Why is "LGS" the standard term for a game store?
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Local Game Store is supposed to be a counter to Big Box store that sells games. So instead of the generic large Wal-Mart chain. FLGS (Friendly Local Game Store) refers to your distinct, independent ...

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When referring to "every location" in Dead of Winter does this include the colony?
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The Colony is a location with six entrances. So for instance Raiding Party says add two zombies to every location. This includes the colony which would get one zombie in Entrance 1 and one zombie in ...

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Are there specific deck combinations to avoid in Smash Up?
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In two players in the base game I would avoid the combination of Dinosaurs and Pirates. But truthfully in the two players game the problem isn't your deck is weak. It's that some combinations are ...

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How to expand Love Letter to accomodate more players?
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If you read the design diary of Lost Legacy (a game designed to be in the same system, from a games mechanics perspective, as Love Letter) you'll note it's pretty similar. It also has explicit rules ...

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Companions lost on death in same room as other explorers
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I would say whoever picks up the token. So you would put the madman aside and then the next player able to "pick up" the madman would gain custody. They sort of hint towards that with the item pile ...

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Help identify card game with teams and secret signals?
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Sounds like a variation on what the internet tells me is called Kemps. (Edit: The specific variation being Spoons related but while Spoons has similar bluffing aspects it lacks the team aspects in ...

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How does the timing work when area-of-effect damage creates new targets?
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Cards are resolved in order. So for instance in this scenario if you deal your damage you might look like this: Gloomweaver 3 damage (Because he's the first card that came out) <-- not actually ...

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Is having the Mask Omen Card stolen from you have the same effect as taking it off?
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While it's true it doesn't cover the "stolen" scenario in the text on the card unlike other item omen cards like The Holy Symbol. And it's not in the Errata. There are others like me who believe that ...

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What are the best ways to manage challenges to the storyteller?
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For my money the simple thumbsup system works with my group. You're welcome to tell the story and if someone contradicts or uses a card for a nonessential element you call an audible and stick out ...

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How can I play Pandemic with 6 players?
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The problem with 6 players is that one of the losing conditions of Pandemic is running out of time (via empty Player Card Deck). With more players that deck becomes used up faster. I wouldn't try six ...

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Bite Omen Card (and other similar cards)
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rolls a Might 4 attack These are Betrayal specific terms and they have a very distinct meaning. Attacking is done with the Might trait (unless stated otherwise) and it says the player rolls a Might ...

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Klondike Solitaire - what to do if 1 or 2 cards are left in the stock?
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you deal out the cards up to three. If there are less than three you just deal out those cards. Use what you can. And then put them in the discard pile and start over. If those are the only cards ...

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What's the price difference in producing different quality game cards?
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There are numerous podcasts that cover this sort of thing. Multiple kickstarters have gone into detail on it. I think Dice Tower Productions recently talked about card stock pricng (Episode 450-453 ...

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Where can I find protective sleeves for my Dixit cards?
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Board Game Geek has a listing of the card's size and the various types of sleeves that will fit them http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/102880/item/1981056#item1981056 Number of Cards: 84 Mayday ...

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Does this dice mechanic exist in other games and does it have any drawbacks?
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It reminds me of DiceBag games where you roll bags of dice with more dice being better games such as Roll for the Galaxy and Orleans. Those are the closest I've seen that haven't been mentioned. Now ...

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Are TCG's the only class of games that have lists of Banned or Restricted pieces?
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Banned and Restricted cards and/or pieces only matter in official gameplay matches. If you are paying with your friends or family for instance there's no need to follow those restrictions anymore ...

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what is this card game about making an anime or anime character
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Channel A Home | BGG | Video (NSFW - Skantily clad women) Phew that took a while to track down. I knew it had "A" in the name somewhere but If you could make an anime series, what would it ...

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Munchkin with 7-12 players
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There's not much you can do about the time. It's Munchkin. it's a 30 minute game that extends to two hours with the regular number of players. More players means more piling on. Munchkin takes so long ...

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Is there a way for Braille-Cribbage players to find each other?
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I didn't have much luck because I couldn't take the time to sign out and getting recommendations not based on my preferences is apparently quite hard. But have you tried MeetUp? On the continent I ...

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Using Mimicry on an invalid target
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Assuming that you're referring to the original version of Evolution. (I'm pretty sure the North Star Games version doesn't have mimicry). The new target must be eligible for attack by carnivore. You ...

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In One Night Ultimate Werewolf, what are some common opening moves?
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that's basically it. The game is about being convincing. You have to pick an option and stick with it. Convincing everyone that you're telling the truth. There's not enough information to do much more ...

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Brokering three-party deals in Bohnanza
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Three way direct trades are against the rules. Bob and Carol and each trade with Alice but they can't involve each other. But they wanted to do a three way trade. Bob and Carol could trade with Alice ...

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Play diplomacy offline
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There are many places to play Diplomacy online Play Diplomacy BackStabbr webDiplomacy Stabbeurfou DPJudge Edit I didn't read that well enough. You want fully manual games. Well then you can try ...

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Alternative play for Splendor
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The problem you're describing sounds like "runaway leader". A lot of games have this problem and a lot of games have worked to solve it. Power Grid for instance affects the leader by giving them a ...

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Betrayal at House on the Hill -- what counts as a turn for attacks?
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After the Haunt there are three turn phases Player Turns In this phase every player gets their turn Traitor Turn In this phase the traitor gets a turn Monster Turns In this phase if the traitor ...

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Is it common in Munchkin to allow characters to reach higher than level 9
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It is not a common house rule and it does affect the balance of the game (such as there is a thing of balance in the game. By limiting you to 9 the game gives you a base level chance of defeating a ...

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Do you have to give others a chance to say "Uno"?
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In a previous response someone cited a better portion of the rules A player who forgets to say UNO before his card touches the discard pile, but "catches" himself before any other player catches ...

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