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I like a wide variety of games. My favorite is the card game of Bridge. In recent years I find myself far more often playing Settlers of Catan, and, lately, Ticket to Ride. I played a lot of Cosmic Encounter (EON Games version), Stratego, and Risk as a kid.


Feb
13
revised Does Monopoly involve skill to a considerable degree?
overhauled answer to make up for overly brief question and respond to comments and other answers
Feb
7
revised Does Monopoly involve skill to a considerable degree?
added link
Jan
23
revised Strategies for playing The Masochist in Cosmic Encounter?
added additional content, mostly related to tech cards
Jan
8
revised Who wins if the game ends with one player having 6 colonies and 1 or more players with 5 colonies?
Formatting change, slightly briefer
Aug
9
revised swish wiki description
added 717 characters in body
Aug
9
revised swish wiki excerpt
added 120 characters in body
Aug
9
revised Are 2 2-card-swishes a valid 4-card-swish?
edited tags
Aug
5
revised Is there any “simultaneous-turn” based game where all players play till the end of the game?
typos
Jul
12
revised Why it is important to make a delayed raise and not jump directly to 4-lvl? (System: simple SAYC)
eliminated extra word ("both")
Jul
12
revised Why it is important to make a delayed raise and not jump directly to 4-lvl? (System: simple SAYC)
formatting
May
22
revised Simplest bidding system for introduction into bridge
rewrote awkward sentence
May
22
revised Simplest bidding system for introduction into bridge
deleted 2 characters in body
May
22
revised Simplest bidding system for introduction into bridge
new 1st section added to better address the question, minor changes to 2nd section to go along with 1st
May
15
revised How can we remember to score points for claimed routes?
clarification (3rd bullet)
Apr
1
revised How can I minimize Black Market set up and clean up time?
title typo (forgot ?)
Jan
8
revised How to Measure Luck vs Skill in Games?
minor content update: sequential vs parallel computing architectures
Jan
8
revised How to Measure Luck vs Skill in Games?
changed content to incorporate comments about randomness, using reasoning to determine if a game has zero luck, and using lines of computer code to measure complexity
Jan
7
revised How to Measure Luck vs Skill in Games?
added "objectively" to clarify the intent of the cited study
Oct
26
revised Strategies for playing The Masochist in Cosmic Encounter?
removed unncessary side question: "(do they still have edicts and flares?)"
Oct
26
revised Are 2 2-card-swishes a valid 4-card-swish?
typos