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Prosperity: Counting House

This is a revised version of an article by axlemn, originally posted on the forum, and incorporating analysis from jomini. Counting House is not a great card.  In fact, it’s not even a good card, when you factor in its … Continue reading

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Counter of the Day #8: Counting House v. Militia

While Library compensates for the loss of handsize by letting you draw back to 7, Counting House lets you discard your Coppers knowing you can safely draw them back into your hand.  This is especially valuable in situations where you … Continue reading

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Combo of the Day #18: Venture/Bank

In high-quality Treasure decks, Bank is ordinarily not that useful, since you don’t have enough Golds and Platinums to make Bank worth very much.  But Venture, which does best in high-quality Treasure decks, provides Bank with the quantity it needs … Continue reading

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Combo of the Day #13: Warehouse/Counting House

Another mildly thematic combo. Warehouse cycles your deck, tossing your Coppers into the discard for the Counting House to pick up.  It helps get you to your Counting House faster (through all the Coppers) and also softens the blow of … Continue reading

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Combo of the Day #12: Golem/Counting House

Counting House is best when you have your deck in the discard.  Naturally, the obvious way to accomplish this goal is with Chancellor.  The problem this faces is the sheer improbability of drawing your Chancellor, plus your Counting House, plus … Continue reading

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Combo of the Day #9: Counting House/Coppersmith

This is an obvious combination that is nevertheless difficult to pull off.  Counting Houses are notoriously unreliable, being one of the few cards you hate drawing early in the deck.  The Coppersmiths are otherwise worthless if you can’t get enough … Continue reading

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