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Question about Elasund – The First City Pirate Ship - A player rolls a “7” and places the pirate ship in a row with victory points. May he - for each City Wall Tower he owns - choose a card from the discarded cards, or must he draw “blindly”?

Answer

Discarded cards are displayed face up, and the player who rolled the “7” chooses one of them.