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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.


Jun
23
revised What is a Gateway Game?
fixed grammar
Jun
18
revised What techniques do high level SET players use when looking at a layout of cards?
typo
Jun
16
revised What is a Gateway Game?
Made question more concise so as to better serve as a reference
Jun
15
revised Is it better to go first or last in Vinci?
added strategy tag
Jun
14
revised What is a Gateway Game?
Reworded the question in order to obtain a more precise definition and examples to illustrate
Jun
14
revised Which games qualify as Gateway Games?
added an update related to the possibly incomplete definition of Gateway games
Jun
13
revised In bridge, what are the proper followups to a Jacoby transfer?
spelling
Jun
13
revised bridge wiki description
added full tag wiki (an abbreviated and modified version of Wikipedia's introduction to Bridge)
Jun
11
revised In bridge, what are the proper followups to a Jacoby transfer?
qualified that the answer is only valid for Standard American, strong 1NT openings
May
27
revised What are the differences between the oldest (EON) version of Cosmic Encounter and the newest (Fantasy Flight)?
added tag: version
May
23
revised What are the differences between the 3 versions of Carcassonne?
Split the question in 2, as the 1st part of the question was very precisely answered
May
22
revised What are the differences between the 3 versions of Carcassonne?
clarified that I'm interested in differences in game play from ALL differences
May
22
revised What are the differences between the various versions of Stratego?
added version tag
May
18
revised ticket-to-ride wiki excerpt
improved excerpt to be a concise yet accurate high level summary
May
15
revised What are some good ways to transition to more complex strategic thinking games?
added content: "other" section and a little extra to engineer section
Apr
29
revised What is the purpose of “underruffing” in bridge?
another clarification
Apr
25
revised What are the key strategy differences between Settlers of Catan and Seafarers?
minor wording change to match game vocabulary
Apr
25
revised What are the key strategy differences between Settlers of Catan and Seafarers?
fixed typos, tightened wording
Apr
25
revised What are the key strategy differences between Settlers of Catan and Seafarers?
added one additional point in second sentence
Apr
24
revised What are the key strategy differences between Settlers of Catan and Seafarers?
gold comments, bonus victory points to reflect latest Seafarers edition