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The accepted answer, while correct, is overly brief. Luck can be reduced in several ways in Stone Age, especially when you think in terms of reducing wasted pips (a pip is 1 dot on a die): When you have no tools, try to concentrate your workers on a single resource each turn. For example, on forest you'll waste 0, 1, or 2 pips on each roll. Your waste per ...


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I know this thread is very old, but I've enjoyed using the "Red Tape Bureaucracy" Variant, that is popular with some community members. The "Red Tape Bureaucracy" Strategy Card can be seen (and printed from) here: http://checkwolf.com/ti3/images/high%20resolution/jpeg/sc%20bureaucracy_front.jpg The rules discussion and explanation is here: https://...


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Given that this is a highly variable kitchen table game, most of the answers you'll get here are opinions. That said, I think that keeping your hand hovering next to the spoons is practically cheating, at the very least, it's a pretty cheap way to play. Not looking at your cards is fine, but everyone should have their hands in front of them unless they're ...


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It is not cheating and is allowed, but its not a very fun way to play for others when it is the only strategy only used. If your intentions are to not be disliked and you want to invited to continue playing, maybe you should diversify your strategy.


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You can play this variant at http://gamesbyemail.com/Games/WW2 in which one option is to have Russia unable to attack until attacked. Having played 1 game this way, I believe it gives too much power to the Axis. The Germans can focus on Africa and can hold E. Europe and Ukraine for several turns, while Japan pulls all forces from the Russian northeast front ...



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