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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.


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
Oct
10
revised Database of chess games for evaluating ranking systems?
Title improvement
Oct
2
revised What can I do to avoid being stuck being able to do nothing in Settlers of Catan?
clarified advantaged trades
Aug
21
revised What is the purpose of “underruffing” in bridge?
fixed typos
Aug
9
revised Strategies for playing The Masochist in Cosmic Encounter?
added 2 paragraphs of new content after more thought
Aug
7
revised Strategies for playing The Masochist in Cosmic Encounter?
another correction related to Filth, which is available with an expansion; edited body
Aug
4
revised Strategies for playing The Masochist in Cosmic Encounter?
minor clarifaction
Aug
4
revised Strategies for playing The Masochist in Cosmic Encounter?
minor change to reflect that the Filth is not in the latest edition
Jul
29
revised Differences between Steam and Age of Steam?
added game tag
Jul
29
revised Removing the Luck from Stone Age
added game tag
Jul
12
revised Is it right to refrain from making a takeout double in borderline situations?
bidding tag added
Jul
6
revised What can I do to avoid being stuck being able to do nothing in Settlers of Catan?
added strategy tag
Jul
6
revised What can I do to avoid being stuck being able to do nothing in Settlers of Catan?
typo
Jul
5
revised What can I do to avoid being stuck being able to do nothing in Settlers of Catan?
added a new idea in intro: experienced players advising newbies on initial settlement/road placement
Jul
4
revised What can I do to avoid being stuck being able to do nothing in Settlers of Catan?
improved and better balanced my comments on the importance of wheat/ore
Jun
28
revised Why are beginning to intermediate bridge players told to delay learning how to bid certain types of unusual hands?
teaching tag added to serve same purpose as the removed beginner tag