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Re: [Fluxx] Rules debate on BGG: Tie with Creepers?

  • From"Ryan Hackel" <deeplogic@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • DateThu, 30 Jul 2009 13:16:16 -0400
It depends on the Creeper. Not all Creepers explicitly prevent you from winning. As proof, shuffle one plain Zombie from ZF into your Fluxx v4.0 deck.

But I said this on BGG, too.


-----Original Message-----
From: "Mike Do" [mike.n.do@xxxxxxxxx]
Date: 07/30/2009 10:22 AM
To: "Fluxx Discussion List" <fluxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Fluxx] Rules debate on BGG: Tie with Creepers?

My thought is since the creepers prevent you from winning unless there is a rule that says otherwise or unless the goal says otherwise, the person without the creeper is the winner since the other person isnt even in contention for winning. Im under the impression that the creeper negates the players eligibility to win(again unless the rules or goal/s says otherwise). 

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:17 AM, Frank Smith <smithfrankf@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I think Im on the "Its a tie" side in this case.

The goal condition has two parts:
(a) have at least 10 cards in hand
(b) have more cards in hand than any other player

Neither player met the goal condition.

On the other hand, for a goal that allows a shared win, where in the event of a tie _both_ players win, the Creeper prevents one win, leaving the other player as the sole victor.

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 9:15 AM, Bryan Stout <stoutwb@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
There is an interesting rules question at boardgamegeek.com.  The
question is: what if there is a tie for the winning condition, but one
of the tying players has win-preventing Creepers?  Does that negate
the tie -- leaving only one clear winner -- or not? 


Frank F. Smith

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