David Gregg
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As an example, lets say the players each have to solve a puzzle and the order they solve it in determines the order they take actions in the next phase of the game. If two or more players each solved their puzzle at the same time, how would you prefer to split the tie?

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How would you split a speed based tie?
Player with most/least points
Player with most/least resources
Player with most/least cards in hand
Player who is oldest/youngest/some other random info
Something else (please comment with suggestion)
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Brad Johnson
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I don't think there's really enough information in your question to choose an appropriate answer. In most games, I think it's pretty standard for tie-breakers of in-game actions to go in favor of either a) the "defender", or b) the player who's currently most behind in terms of game position (as a possible catch-up mechanism.) If either of those can be applied to your situation, I would say go with those.
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Andrew Tullsen
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If you "call" it, so you yell when you are done, usually the other players just vote quickly on who they thought got done first. If one person is winning sometimes we'll vote the other person "won" the tie.
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Mads Fl√łe
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New challenge between the two maybe? And if they are tied again, then roll a die perhaps.

Not that I fancy these ideas more than others, but I think (at least in Europe where soccer is the most popular sport), players will find it familiar (new challenge = overtime / roll a die = penalty shootout)
 
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