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General questions relating to the LSAT Logic Games.
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When it comes to inferences I can find what isnt true, but Im having trouble with the placement of characters.
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Honestly, one thing you don't want to do is overextend the inference-making, especially at the start of the game. Thus, if you are having trouble placing the characters, it could be that you don't have enough information to place them! In any LSAT logic game, you want to understand the nature of the game, whether it is a sequencing, linear, advanced linear, grouping, or combo game, and you also want to understand the numerical distribution of the variables within the game.

In other words, you want to have the board laid out, with the edges clearly established, before you begin the questions. What more you can do, in terms of creating solution templates, or placement of variables will depend upon the nature of the rules, which are specific to each game. Some games, you will have more inferences at the start than others. The key is to not worry so much about not knowing enough given the global rules, but properly identifying what it that you don't know. Remember, you shouldn't be able to solve the game completely via the global rules!

If you have a specific game you would like to ask about, feel free to do so below. Hopefully, though, this gave you some insight in terms a guide to understanding the relevant information as opposed to the comprehensiveness of said information.

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