Are you new to Dominion? Are you excited about the prospect of getting better?
Here’s a couple of resources to get you started:
Dominion Online: the official online implementation of Dominion.
The Forum: all skill levels are welcome. Check out especially the Help! forum, where you can post a game log and seek advice on what you did right or wrong, or the Rules forum, where you can get your rules questions answered.
The Wiki: a hub of information for everything Dominion related.
ShuffleIT forum: The forum for the online implementation of Dominion. Go here for the latest online updates.
Dominion Video Tutorial: A video series by Adam Horton teaching players how to play Dominion.
How to Base Dominion: An excellent video series going over various strategies using the 2nd Edition Base Set of Dominion.
What expansion(s) should I get?: The perennial question.
Now, a lot of the articles on this site implicitly assume you play with all of the expansions mixed in. But here are a couple of articles targeted specifically at players new to the game, or those who only own the base set. Please note: Many of these articles were written prior to Dominion 2nd Edition coming out. Newer articles are coming soon:
Wandering Winder’s 5 Deck Types: understanding these 5 deck types will give you a strong grasp of the majority of strategies out there.
Your Guide to Beating Attacks: an excellent all-around strategy article, written by the game’s designer.
Building the First Game Engine: an article about the thinking process behind building an “engine”, using the “First Game” set as an example. Please note: This article was written prior to Dominion 2nd Edition coming out. Woodcutter has been removed in the 2nd edition.
Guide to the Dominion Base Game: an overarching analysis of the basic strategies in the base game. Please note: This article was written prior to Dominion 2nd Edition coming out.
Building a +Actions/+Cards Engine: an analysis of one of the fundamental strategies in Dominion.
Big Money: what it is, and why it’s not unstoppable.
Glossary: a repository of many common terms used on the blog and forum. Don’t be scared away by all the definitions: it’s intended as a reference, not as essential knowledge.
And one of the best parts of Dominion is coming up with your own cards:
A Dominion Fan Card Creation Guide: a comprehensive guide to some of the considerations and pitfalls in making Dominion cards.