Tag Archives: haven

The Five Best $2 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 $2 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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Counter of the Day #7: Militia v. Warehouse

One of the easiest ways to shut down someone relying on Warehouses is to play Militia (or any other handsize-lowering attack like Goons or Torturer).  Militia punishes every card that depends on a large hand size (Vault, Forge, Bank), but … Continue reading

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Combo of the Day #20: Caravan/Vault

Vault does best with big handsizes, and Caravan is just about the cheapest non-terminal route to big hands.  Of course, Laboratory, Village/Council Room, and Tactician (among others) are also great ways to increase your hand size, but they’re much more … Continue reading

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Seaside: Haven

Haven is my personal second-favorite $2 card (after you-know-what).  It significantly reduces the luck of the draw by allowing you to control card distribution.  For instance, it allows you to shuffle the Explorer, Treasure Map, or Throne Room around in … Continue reading

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