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Seaside: Ambassador 201

This article is written by WanderingWinder, originally posted on the forum. I know there’s already an article on the blog on Ambassador, and I’m not trying to say it’s a bad article in writing this. Only, Ambassador is an extraordinarily … Continue reading

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The Five Best $3 Cards, 2011

Disclaimer: Dominion does a really great job of balancing its Kingdom cards. Pretty much every card has some situations where it shines, and some situations where it doesn’t. Nevertheless, some cards just end up being flat-out better than others, either … Continue reading

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The Five Best $3 Cards

Disclaimer: Dominion does a really great job of balancing its Kingdom cards. Pretty much every card has some situations where it shines, and some situations where it doesn’t. Nevertheless, some cards just end up being flat-out better than others, either … Continue reading

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Seaside: Ambassador

This article is intended as an introduction to Ambassador. For a more recently updated and advanced article on Ambassador, click here. This is the card that a $5/$2 player hates seeing on the board more than any other.  Along with … Continue reading

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Combo of the Day #15: Ambassador/Pirate Ship

This combo is amusing thematically.  You deploy Ambassadors from your Kingdom to other Kingdoms, gifting them Coppers*, which you then promptly loot with your Pirate Ships. This combo hinges on constantly Ambassadoring your opponents with Coppers.  Later on, you can … Continue reading

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Combo of the Day #5: Ambassador/Curse

There are maybe two reasons in Dominion to buy Curses: either you want to 3-pile end the game, and you have a sufficiently large lead to buy the remaining Curses and still win, or you’re a mean-spirited player who loves … Continue reading

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Counter of the Day #3: Possession v. Ambassador

This isn’t strictly a “counter”, but it’s absolutely something to watch out for.  Had enough of your opponent’s smug Ambassadors, showing up at your door with unwanted Estates and Coppers?  Simply Possess him, then watch him howl with fury as … Continue reading

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