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Top new questions this week:

How can we avoid big money in casual games?

My girlfriend and I have recently discovered the Big Money strategy in Dominion, and it's killing the game for us. We're not very competitive, so we don't want to spend a lot of time and effort trying ...

dominion house-rules  
asked by Alex 9 votes
answered by Isaac 5 votes

How Specific Does Card Naming Have to Be

My son likes to play Conundrum Sphinx because of the "mini game" its ability triggers. When naming the card on top of your library, how specific do you have to be?

magic-the-gathering  
asked by Steve Mangiameli 7 votes
answered by diego 9 votes

After I finish my match in a draft, is it okay to observe other matches?

In a draft or sealed event I often finish my match before everyone else in the event is done with theirs. Is it impolite to walk around and observe the matches still in progress, given that I may be ...

magic-the-gathering mtg-drafting etiquette  
asked by matt5784 5 votes
answered by Rainbolt 4 votes

Can I Stifle Heritage Druid's ability?

Heritage Druid lets you tap three elves you control to add GGG to your mana pool. Stifle counters activated or triggered abilities. My question is... if I use Heritage Druid to tap three elves and ...

magic-the-gathering  
asked by neubert 5 votes
answered by diego 8 votes

Blinking face down Auras and Non-Permanents

When I exile a manifested permanent like an enchantment or creature with something like Roon of the Hidden Realm, it comes back face up (from what I understand). What happens if I exile and return an ...

magic-the-gathering  
asked by Basset Hound 5 votes
answered by Hackworth 7 votes

Can I steal a creature then block my own attack with it?

My opponent casts a creature. During my turn, I attack and cast Temporary Insanity on the creature and want to force it to block my attacker. My opponent claims that since I control the creature and ...

magic-the-gathering  
asked by Gaucho 5 votes
answered by Jefromi 16 votes

Does Sarkhan the Dragonspeaker tap with his +1?

A friend and I had a little confusion. He was playing with Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker and activated the +1, then attacked. The creature did not have vigilance, and wasn't destroyed. So naturally, it ...

magic-the-gathering  
asked by Erik 4 votes
answered by doppelgreener 5 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What Is the Preferred Strategy For the US in Axis and Allies? Why?

Everyone knows how the United States REALLY won World War II. It concentrated first in North Africa, then the Mediterranean (Italy), and closed with the cross-channel invasion at Normandy that ended ...

axis-and-allies  
asked by Tom Au 8 votes
answered by Scott Mitchell 7 votes

What happens when a commander is exiled?

Let's say you have a commander on the field, and an opponent uses Sisters Of Stone Death to force your commander to block the sisters and then exiles your commander? Does it remain exiled, or does it ...

magic-the-gathering  
asked by DForck42 11 votes
answered by Alex P 13 votes

Can you answer this?

Braille-Cribbage

It's already known that Cribbage can be played by blind people by using Braille-cards, but what I need to know is whether there is a data base for Braille-players to get together in their local areas. ...

cribbage  
asked by Orville Smith 1 vote
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