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Top new questions this week:

Is there any configuration of Free Cell that cannot be solved?

When I have free time in small durations, I often play Free Cell on my phone. The app that I use permits unlimited undos, and because of this I currently have a run of 603 wins, with 655 total wins …

playing-cards statistics solitaire  
asked by Brian S 4 votes
answered by Studoku 11 votes

How many monsters should be drawn in a 5 player game during an encounter?

When playing with 5 or more players, you should draw 2 monsters when opening a gate during the Mythos phase. Should you also draw 2 monsters when an encounter says that "a gate and a monster appear"?

arkham-horror  
asked by Ramiro 4 votes
answered by winterblood 5 votes

How does Lava Burst work with hexproof/shroud?

How does Lava Burst work with hexproof/shroud ability? Lava Burst text says: If Lava Burst would deal damage to a creature, that damage can't be prevented or dealt instead to another creature or …

magic-the-gathering  
asked by Novarg 4 votes
answered by murgatroid99 10 votes

Can you re-use millitary power to conquer two worlds on the same turn (with Improved Logistics)

Does Improved Logistics allow you to re-use your military power to settle two new worlds in the same turn?

race-for-the-galaxy  
asked by dspyz 3 votes
answered by Andrey 5 votes

Do rules revert to 4 player rules midgame if someone gets eliminated?

When playing a 5 or more player game of Twilight Imperium and someone is completely removed from the game, do you revert to picking two strategy cards each as per a 4 player game?

twilight-imperium  
asked by MichelleJS 3 votes
answered by Jonathan Hobbs 2 votes

Trashing Market Square and another card at the same time

I use a card that allows me to trash 2 cards from my hand (like Chapel). I trash Market Square and another card. Are the cards trashed simultaneously or sequentially? Does either possibility allow …

dominion dominion-dark-ages  
asked by codebreaker 3 votes
answered by GendoIkari 6 votes

Monster Stacking Puzzle Game?

A couple of years ago I bought a game that I absolutely adored. Unfortunately I lent it to a friend, never got it back and haven't been able to find it since. Can anyone help? I don't know the name of …

identify-this-game  
asked by Ellieminx 2 votes
answered by user2600959 5 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Are there specific deck combinations to avoid in Smash Up?

I just got the game, and haven't had a chance to play yet, but I did a quick run through on the decks (I got the basic version; no expansions yet), and it seemed like some of the combinations might be …

deck-building smash-up  
asked by Beofett 5 votes
answered by Wolfkin 4 votes

How do you make Settlers of Catan work well for 2 players? (Problems and play-tested solution described, alternatives requested)

The basic Settlers of Catan game is designed to work for 3-4 players (or more with 5-6 Player Extension). No 2 player variant is suggested by the rules, and for good reasons: Trades (an exciting …

house-rules settlers-of-catan  
asked by Joe Golton 26 votes
answered by Joe Golton 22 votes

Can you answer this?

Does the initiative from flux missiles apply to just the missiles or the whole ship?

Does the initiative from flux missiles apply to just the missiles or the whole ship? We had a question about this because if they did apply to the whole ship, then that would be 2 initiative for no …

eclipse rota  
asked by Anubian Noob 1 vote
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