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R User, board game enthusiast.


Aug
1
comment Is there a real disadvantage for the player kicking off step two in power grid?
Could you describe the disadvantage you perceive? Maybe you are playing the game incorrectly, but there's not really enough info to even guess...
Jul
30
comment How can I quickly estimate my level in go by playing against a computer/tablet?
Though it would be a bit tedious, one way to test this would be to play a few games between Fuego and another bot with known level. You can easily find such bots on KGS.
Jul
29
comment How can I get the trait clips in Betrayal at House on the Hill to stay on?
We used pliers... same effect, better taste.
Jun
27
comment When a card asks you to flip a coin is it against the rules to use a two headed coin?
Thanks for comments. In that case, should we close the question?
Jun
25
comment When a card asks you to flip a coin is it against the rules to use a two headed coin?
I'd invite down-voters to comment... I think the question has a rather obvious answer, but I don't think it's a bad question. Maybe not as serious as some others, but it has produced a good answer and nice limited discussion in comments.
Jun
9
comment What are examples of Go played on non-flat surfaces, like on a sphere?
Looks like he's not active anymore, but the kgs archives still have game records for user beerslayer, who played almost exclusively 37x37 games.
Jun
9
comment Clocking Android Netrunner
Sounds like good advice on everything. Thanks!
Jun
4
comment Are There Any Good Tools For Developing CCG Or Other Card Games?
Not sure yet whether I would call this a duplicate or not, but a strongly related question: boardgames.stackexchange.com/q/12174/1749
May
30
comment Tyr's Hand - Rule Check
+1! I don't know if there are good options out there for Netrunner, but if this were an analogous MtG question a great answer would be supported with a keyword and comprehensive rules quote. If there's a similarly official source to back up your explanation, it would be awesome to include it.
May
6
comment Is there an in-game mechanic reason for placing action cards face down during the planning phase
One addition: Space Alert seems designed to counteract "quarterbacking", one player taking over. The time pressure does a lot for this issue, but as your comment hints the face-down cards are a big part too. Even an experienced player can't tell a novice exactly what to do next because they can't determine at a glance where the novice is at any particular time! Which all comes back to your main point: communication.
May
5
comment How do Possession and Throne Room interact?
The one-line answer is very poorly for the victim.
Apr
30
comment Trash an Estate or Curse your opponents? Full Version
Thanks for the thoughtful answer and welcome to the site!
Apr
20
comment How can I play against enchantments while playing an all black deck?
In that case, you might want to ask a separate question about how to use Gatherer's search. Teaching a man to fish, and all that.
Feb
28
comment When Governor and Alchemy cards are in same game, how does gaining a card for trashed card work?
(...continued) from rulebook: "If a player uses Remodel to trash a card costing 2p, he could gain a card costing 4p or 4 as those are both 'up to' 4p."
Feb
28
comment When Governor and Alchemy cards are in same game, how does gaining a card for trashed card work?
@scenia My answer is correct. The OP's question quotes both Remodel ("up to") and Governor ("exactly") cards. The Dominion Alchemy Rules at the top of page 4 walk through a Remodel example: (continued...)
Feb
24
comment Unsporting trades in the end-game of settlers of Catan
I personally think that, if I'm not winning a game, the ability to influence who does win helps a lot to keep the end of the game interesting. Though I usually do it while still trying to maximize my position at the end.
Feb
24
comment Unsporting trades in the end-game of settlers of Catan
Not sure whether to mark this as a duplicate or not, but Is Kingmaking a Fixable Problem is definitely related.
Feb
21
comment Dominion: When to use Platinum and Colony
It is interesting when Gold-goal cards make quickly ending a Colony-game on Provinces viable.
Feb
3
comment Is it possible for players to gain an advantage from colluding in blackjack?
This sounds really interesting, would you mind explaining a bit more? It's pretty jargon-y as is and I don't know enough to understand it.
Jan
29
comment How to make custom Cards Against Humanity Cards?
I think this will be very difficult or impossible to mix print-and-play with the official version. However, you could go all print-and-play, printing a base set as well as whatever blank cards you'd like.