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I play a number of board and card games with varying degrees of skill, but using "algorithms" to avoid the most obvious mistakes. Depending on the game, if you can beat me, you are probably not a beginner, and perhaps a pretty good player.


Aug
14
accepted Have I Been Misplaying France in Diplomacy?
Aug
14
accepted In Poker, What is the Significance of “Betting on the Come”
Aug
7
accepted What Makes Buildings Valuable In Puerto Rico?
Aug
7
accepted In Axis and Allies, Is There A Way to Measure the Benefits of Various Techs Against Each Other? And the Cost of Discovery?
Aug
6
accepted In Bridge, Is There A Way To Shorten “Reaction Time” For “Real Time” Play
Aug
6
accepted In Axis and Allies, When (and How) Would You Adjust Your Opening Strategy?
Aug
5
accepted Which Experts Seem to Interchange Trumps and Points in Bridge Bidding?
Aug
3
accepted What are rules for an overcall that have wide acceptance?
Jul
28
accepted When should I pay to invade a neutral country in Axis and Allies
Jul
22
accepted How do I Decide to Sacrifice or Preserve “Smaller” Naval Units (E.g. Subs) In Axis and Allies?
Jul
22
accepted In “Standard” American, Is It Possible to Bid the Opposing Suit “Naturally” Over a Takeout Double?
Jul
20
accepted What is (Larry Cohen's) the “Law of Total Tricks” In Bridge?
Jul
20
accepted In Bridge, What is the Merit of Taking a “Double” Finesse?
Jul
20
accepted In Diplomacy, Is the “Three Emperor's Alliance” a Good Strategy For Russia?
Jul
16
accepted In Axis and Allies, should the UK Build a factory in Australia?
Jul
15
accepted In Diplomacy, How Would England Identify Its First Target?
Jul
13
accepted Should Japan and the US Meet on Another Battlefield Than the North Pacific In Axis and Allies?
Jun
29
accepted In Chess, Why Does Black Sometimes Play “Cramped” Openings?
Jun
28
accepted In Monopoly, Does It Make Sense NOT to Buy a “Second” Property in a Color Group?
Jun
22
accepted Should We Eliminate or Modify the “Factory Rule” In Axis and Allies?