Category Archives: General Strategy

Don’t Play Everything!

This is a featured forum article written by Davio. A mistake I often see less experienced players make is that they just keep auto-playing every Action card in their hand until they’re out of actions, even when the Action cards … Continue reading

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Combo of the Day #30: Hermit/Market Square

This Dark Ages combo was first identified and discussed at length by Herowannabe, whose article is reprinted below.  The comments to that article further elaborate on additional combo interactions. We don’t do a lot of combo articles lately, since the … Continue reading

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The Best Dominion Cards 2013

Qvist is publishing the results of the Dominion Strategy Forum’s 2013 Card Rankings.  They are available on YouTube and the forum.  The YouTube playlist is here: If you just want to read the lists: Overview Ruins rankings $1-$2 card rankings … Continue reading

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The Five Fundamental Deck Types: The Combo

This is the last in a week-long series by WanderingWinder.  For the introduction and links to the other posts, click here. What characterizes the Combo? A combo deck is a one that revolves entirely around a particular specific combo of … Continue reading

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The Five Fundamental Deck Types: The Rush

This is the fifth in a week-long series by WanderingWinder.  For the introduction and links to the other posts, click here. What characterizes the Rush? A Rush deck is conceptually very simple – get the game to end on three … Continue reading

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The Five Fundamental Deck Types: The Engine

This is the fourth in a week-long series by WanderingWinder. For the introduction and links to the other posts, click here. What characterizes the Engine? An engine plays important Action(s) repeatedly, very often, and in large quantity every turn.  Practically … Continue reading

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The Five Fundamental Deck Types: The Slog

This is the third in a week-long series by WanderingWinder.  For the introduction and links to the other posts, click here. Everyone always talks about there being two kinds of decks – Big Money and Engine. But I think there … Continue reading

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The Five Fundamental Deck Types: Big Money

This is the second in a week-long series by WanderingWinder.  For the introduction and links to the other posts, click here. What characterizes Big Money? Basically, it gets the bulk of its income from treasures bigger than copper, so silver, … Continue reading

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The Five Fundamental Deck Types: Introduction

This is the first article in a week-long series by WanderingWinder, originally posted on the forum. There are five fundamental deck types in Dominion.  Usually you see people paint it as a dichotomy between “Money” and “Engines”, defined by whether you … Continue reading

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Taking risks & driving the P2 seat

This is a guest article by -Stef-, who held the top rank of the Isotropic leaderboard for quite some time. Suppose we’re playing Borinion, a much more boring game then Dominion. Two players, P1 and P2, take consecutive turns. P1 … Continue reading

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