Category Archives: Guest Articles

Guest Article: Sample Game Planning

The following guest article is written by DG. Baron, Caravan, Coppersmith, Council Room, Haven, Masquerade, Remodel, Smithy, Thief, and Throne Room I decided to write an article about this game since it’s short and neat, there are some nice card … Continue reading

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Guest Article: Annotated Game #7

The following guest article is written by Kemps. (Friday’s preview) Transmute, University, Conspirator, Ironworks, Trading Post, Scrying Pool, Lookout, Cutpurse, Bazaar, Wharf This is a 2-player game played between me [Kemps] and spazard1. The log is available here (spoiler alert!).

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Guest Article: Annotated Game #6

The following guest article is written by Jeroen Aga (Geronimoo on Isotropic). (Monday’s preview) Loan, Watchtower, Bridge, Militia, Wharf, Lookout, Workshop, Envoy, Thief, Harem This is a 2-player game played between me [Geronimoo] and crduemling. The log is available here … Continue reading

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Guest Article: Annotated Game #4

This article is written by Captain_Frisk.  He is currently ranked #17 on the Isotropic leaderboard. (Monday’s preview) Native Village, Watchtower, Quarry, Explorer, Witch, Warehouse, Envoy, Counting House, Trading Post, Bank This is a 2-player game between me [Captain_Frisk] and Yaron. … Continue reading

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Guest Article: Annotated Game #1 Response Followup

The following guest article is written by Jeroen Aga (Geronimoo on Isotropic). Last time I left you with the conclusion that combining Mountebank with Warehouse is superior to the combination with Caravan (but only by a very slim margin). Judging … Continue reading

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Guest Article: Annotated Game #1 Response

The following guest article is written by Jeroen Aga (Geronimoo on Isotropic). Caravan/Mountebank v. Warehouse/Mountebank This is a response to the first annotated game on theory‘s blog. That game raises an interesting question: on a board that seems to revolve around … Continue reading

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Guest Article: Chancellor

This article is written by Drew Hardin. This article will discuss the Chancellor. The Chancellor is commonly (but not completely) viewed as a weak card. The most common arguments are that the card is highly situational and the benefit of … Continue reading

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Guest Article: Be Patient

This article is written by Curses.  He placed first in the BoardGameGeek Dominion League overall standings in Rounds 8 and 9. Last article, I discussed the importance of pausing to assess the board and plan your deck.  This article will … Continue reading

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Guest Article: The Fallacy of Cycling

This article is written by yaron.  He is the Round 6 Champion of the BoardGameGeek Dominion League. Suppose I have 9 cards in my draw deck: 3 Golds and 6 Victory cards.  What is the probability of my next draw … Continue reading

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Guest Article: Reading the Board

This article is written by Curses.  He is the Round 5 Champion of the BoardGameGeek Dominion League. One of the keys to playing Dominion well is not only playing your card in your deck well (tactics), but also knowing what … Continue reading

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