Tips are helpful tidbits of information that are useful for newer players in learning the game.
Some items such as the Gun or Diss Cards queue up for your next turn.
Don't be afraid to try things. The game is full of secrets! Most of which will kill you.
Item Combining is very easy. Open up the Combine Items window (button in your Inventory) to see which combinations exist and which you can currently make.
Most items can be used even when it's not your turn.
Items have tooltips when you mouse over them. Read them carefully before you use them!
You can only have 1 item per item type. Double items will not be received.
Death normally lasts 2 full turns. You can be resurrected by other players or effects. And sometimes you will enter a special afterlife.
There is a certain creature that is very fond of Cocaine...
Many items can be used in events. When you have items that can be used, the event will let you know.
Do you like Board Game Online? Consider making a donation and unlock loads of cool rewards!
Tired of listening to someone? Right click any player in the chat or in the ranking to mute them.
Game hosts can kick and ban players from their game by right clicking them in the chat or in the ranking, but only before the game has started.
Rupees are mostly used to buy items. Hover over your money bag in your Inventory to see how much money you have.
Skills also appear in your Inventory. Skills are generally not used up when you use them, but often have a cooldown.
The Jukebox contains over 40,000 songs, all selected by our own playerbase. You can contribute to the Jukebox on the Jukebox Suggestions and the Jukebox Review pages.
Skip-A-Turn and Incapacitation don't stack. You only skip a single turn.
You can minimize the top banner (the Board Game Online logo) by clicking it.
You can minimize and disable the Jukebox by clicking one of its top right buttons. (Jukebox toggle)
You can resize the elements on your screen by moving your mouse in between them. For example, try moving your mouse between the Event screen (in the middle) and the Ranking (on the right).
You can whisper to other players and observers typing /w name message. For example, to whisper my friend Billy I type: /w bil You're a dipshit, Billy!
In team games, you can chat with your own team typing /t message. For example, to talk to my own team I type: /t You guys are horrible!
When you donate you receive BG Coins, which can be spent at the BG Shop. For example, you can buy special dice and tombstones to look cooler in-game!
You can organize your Inventory by dragging your items and skills around.
BGO players have created an awesome wiki! And you can contribute to it as well!
Every week there is a single Wild Mode active. These special modes really shake up the game rules, so check the new Wild Mode every Friday!
Legendary Artifacts can be earned at the Archaeology Dig event. It's hard to do, but those items are insanely powerful!
BGO runs completely on donations. Every euro or dollar counts and earns you our eternal love.
Most effects that revive you don't stack. They will trigger at the same time, even though you're only revived once.
Several shops have a Daily Special for sale. This item is different based on the day of the week.
Never pet a burning dog.
E = mc^2
There is no secret cow level.
...Or is there?
When another player is a dick, kill them as often as possible. Then some more.
Warning! Reading these tips will decrease your chance to get laid severely. Whoops, too late!
Realise the truth. There is no tip.
The answer to life, the universe and everything is 42.
Erm... win the game? How's that for a tip?
Your heart will explode.
Please help me! They are forcing me to write tips for some online game! They won't let me go! Please my name is Is... what? No, I- I am working... P-please! Put the gun down. PLEASE! NO PLEA... *gunshots*
Carry on. Nothing to see here.