Category Archives: Prosperity

Prosperity: Monument

Despite having one of the most awesome card images, Monument is one of the most boring cards.  It’s not bad: the VP token power is decent, and can really add up.  Certainly if there are no better terminal Actions, then … Continue reading

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Prosperity: Bishop

There’s two ways to view Bishop.  The first is by lumping it with Salvager and Remodel, as a 4-cost, single-card trasher that provides some kind of benefit.  (In this sense, Island is a bit like a one-time version of Bishop: … Continue reading

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Prosperity: Watchtower

At $3, Watchtower is the most expensive Reaction thus far, but well worth the price.  It is one of the most versatile cards in the game, and the only Action thus far that provides a benefit even without playing it. … Continue reading

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Prosperity: Trade Route

Depending on which way you look at it, Trade Route is either a useful card throughout the whole game, or a card that anti-synergizes with itself.  The forced trashing ability is quite valuable early but a pain in the late … Continue reading

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Prosperity: Loan

Loan is a much-maligned card.  In the mid- to late-game, Loans do more harm than good, bypassing your good Actions only to discard your Platinums or Golds.  Effective use of the Loan is very situational. First, Loan is a good … Continue reading

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