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Top new questions this week:

Commander status as hidden information

Inspired by Ivo Beckers' comment on the answer to Is your commander still a "commander" if it gets turned face down? If Akroma, Angel of Fury is your commander and is returned to your hand, ...

magic-the-gathering mtg-commander  
asked by Brian S 6 votes
answered by Rainbolt 5 votes

Does priority matter in Magic?

When does priority actually matter in magic? I have been playing Magic since Time Spiral and have never once seen the rules for priority matter. I've never heard a question from a player about a ...

magic-the-gathering priority  
asked by Zags 5 votes
answered by Zags 10 votes

Random targeting and protection

I have a creature with protection from green in play along with another creature. My opponent plays a green spell that targets a creature I control chosen at random and does damage to it. Does the ...

magic-the-gathering  
asked by Björn 4 votes
answered by Michael Snook 6 votes

How do I play a card if it has two colors within the one mana symbol in its cost?

I have just bought a deck and it has cards that have two colors within one mana symbol. Do I have to pay both colors or do I choose between the two?

magic-the-gathering  
asked by user10067 3 votes
answered by GendoIkari 5 votes

How does Necromantic Selection work with Adarkar Valkyrie?

Ran into this situation, and we were not sure how to resolve it. Player A has Adarkar Valkyrie on the battlefield, and an awesome creature, say Sun Titan. Adarkar Valkyrie has this ability: Tap: ...

magic-the-gathering  
asked by bengoesboom 3 votes
answered by Fr33dan 5 votes

The origin of the color wheel

Is there a reason for why were the five colors of MTG ordered, clockwise, white, blue, black, red and green?

magic-the-gathering  
asked by 0 kelvin 2 votes
answered by Liam 2 votes

Mission Risk - ambiguous missions

I've had arguments on the interpretation of 2 different missions in the last week. To me the interpretation is pretty obvious but I do want to verify. I'm hoping you guys can help :) Mission: Conquer ...

risk  
asked by BigDan 2 votes
answered by Zags 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Is it always better to play a knight immediately?

I'm fairly new to Settlers. I was playing online last night and drew a Knight card. The robber was already on a tile that had two of the game leader's cities attached. I had few resource cards at ...

settlers-of-catan  
asked by Kevin 12 votes
answered by Joe W 20 votes

What exactly was so broken about Urza's Block?

I've often heard it said that the Urza Block (Urza's Saga, Urza's Journey, Urza's Destiny) was the most powerful, broken block in Magic history, with decks able to win on turn 1 or 2. I also saw it ...

magic-the-gathering history mtg-history  
asked by JSBձոգչ 15 votes
answered by corsiKa 31 votes

Can you answer these?

Pandemic - In the lab!

that I cant seem to find on the internet. When i play pandemic and i play Medic. there is a senario of which I am insecure of is correctly understood? "In the lab" it is all about getting cubes ...

pandemic  
asked by Aske 1 vote

Should spiderines be allowed in 'A Dig Too Far?'

I was playing the Small World Realms scenario 'A Dig Too Far' with some friends the other night. The map has 'veins of gold' that must all be dug from top to bottom, simultaneously. Strategically ...

small-world small-world-underground  
asked by Drewmate 1 vote
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