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The Five Worst $4 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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Combo of the Day #7: Spy/Thief

Thief is usually a pretty bad attack.  Early game, you do nothing but help your opponents by trashing their Coppers.  Mid game, it’s just not reliable enough to justify spending the terminal Action.  Late game, you mostly end up discarding … Continue reading

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Counter of the Day #2: Secret Chamber v. Pirate Ship

Secret Chamber is an unusual counter; it doesn’t stop the attack, like Moat does, and Watchtower sometimes does.  But it can render an attack useless (or even helpful), and nowhere is this more evident than Pirate Ship, possibly the most … Continue reading

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