These are the standard game mechanics of Cosmic Encounter.
“Technology is a new variant in the FFG edition. It includes a special deck of 20 tech cards and...Technology
“The main players in an encounter are the offense, the player currently taking a turn, and the...Main player
“Rewards allow a player to gain extra ships or cards and provide an incentive to ally with the...Reward
“A power is an ability that each alien has. Each power breaks a rule of Cosmic Encounter in a...Power
“Encounter cards (formerly known and capitalized as Challenge cards) are a category of cards...Encounter card
“The destiny deck (formerly the destiny pile or orders pile) is used during the destiny phase to...Destiny deck
“A hand is where a player's cards are stored. Players start with a hand of seven or eight cards...Hand
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