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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.


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revised For one who likes trading games like monopoly what's the closest 2-player game with similar dynamics?
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May
21
revised What are the primary enhancements Cities and Knights and Seafarer's add on to the original Settler's of Catan?
Expanded question to ask about "playabilty."
May
12
revised In Catan, how to ensure nobody lies when monopoly card is played?
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May
12
revised In Catan, how to ensure nobody lies when monopoly card is played?
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May
10
revised How to make Settlers of Catan quicker?
Focused question on decision-making process.
May
4
revised Are these board games considered as gambling games?
Set up poker as a "benchmark" for gambling games.
Apr
10
revised Risk - To secure a world domination win?
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Mar
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revised Game Balance Axis and Allies WWI
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Mar
24
revised response with 4 cards in major and long (6+) minor
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Mar
20
revised In Bridge, What is the Merit of Taking a “Double” Finesse?
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Feb
8
revised In bridge, should you be more careful with takeout doubles over one spade?
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Feb
8
revised In bridge, should you be more careful with takeout doubles over one spade?
Added explanatory paragraph
Feb
4
revised Why is there a bonus for holding honors in bridge? Isn't having 4-5 of the highest trumps privileges enough?
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Feb
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revised In Bridge, Do You Count Defensive Points In the Opponents' Suit When Making a Takeout Double?
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Feb
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revised Question regarding strong 2c opening
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Jan
22
revised Bidding response to convenient minor bid
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Jan
22
revised As Italy, when is it profitable to attack France?
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Jan
13
revised Bridge: Matchpoints vs IMPs: Different game?
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Jan
12
revised Bridge: Matchpoints vs IMPs: Different game?
Edited the question to focus on scoring nuances, and whether world class players are likely to be ranked differently under each system
Dec
31
revised In bridge, how would you bid the “worst” 14 point hand?
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