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I'm a professional video game developer at EA SPORTS in Orlando. I'm particularly passionate about UI/UX and have worked on many EA SPORTS games, from NASCAR to Madden to MMA.


Oct
22
comment Possession and Masquerade - are these too powerful in 2 player games?
Man, this was a long time ago... I might have been referring to boardgamegeek.com/article/4910970#4910970, perhaps? "Broken" is probably too strong a word, I'll edit the answer.
Mar
22
comment What Dominion kingdom-card setups tend to lead to the longest games?
Yup, but that can still make for some ridiculous action chains especially if you've got a handful of greens to start.
Mar
22
comment What Dominion kingdom-card setups tend to lead to the shortest games?
Particularly if the cheapest cards are useful non-terminals like Hamlet, Haven, etc. If 3 piles are cards that you can ALWAYS want more of without hurting your deck, they'll go fast.
Mar
6
comment When should I open a particular envelope in Risk Legacy?
That's just the kind of vague but non-spoiling advice we were looking for! Thanks.
Jan
21
comment Which Faction Power will result in the greatest bonus troops and/or fewest troop losses?
But EotB #2 could destroy any number of troops and DM #2 could "hold off" any number, for example. I just think this question would be more answerable in a form like "what are the pros and cons of the various starting powers" rather than an absolute "which is best?"
Jan
21
comment Which Faction Power will result in the greatest bonus troops and/or fewest troop losses?
I'm not sure there's a provable "right" answer here, just opinions.
Jan
15
comment What's a good counter for Immortal Iron Dwarves?
Also this answer should get +1 just for the excellent use of "streets ahead."
Jan
15
comment What's a good counter for Immortal Iron Dwarves?
The specifics of what makes that combo overpowered are quite different, though. The same exact tactics won't really work here.
Jan
11
comment What's a good counter for Immortal Iron Dwarves?
Interesting! Yeah, just knowing this combo now will hopefully help some as we'll definitely act faster against that player next time.
Jan
4
comment What is the Best Random Card Setup Tool?
Yeah, I'm a solid DominionKD supporter now - it doesn't have the new sets either, but you can add them yourself.
Dec
3
comment What happens to the president's quorum card hand when he loses the title?
Yeah the first rule you quoted pretty much answers this exactly - there is a hand of Quorum cards, and the current President controls that hand.
Nov
29
comment What is the Best Random Card Setup Tool?
I've come to love DominionKD because you can add new expansions to it yourself, without waiting for the author to update the app!
Oct
25
comment Dominion - Defeating the Alchemist
If you can get 5 on top of your deck you'll draw 10 cards every time, virtually guarantee you get a Potion, and repeat this eeeeevery turn.
Oct
19
comment Dominion - Saboteur use
In general, ANY attacks will cause the game to take quite a bit longer since people can't just build their deck into a sleek treasure-producing machine.
Oct
6
comment Maxing out your buys in early Dominion
There are sometimes even sets where you even want to spend an early $6 on a key $5 card - either because it's just that powerful in combination with the set, or because they'll all be gone soon.
Aug
14
comment If I buy a Mint, do I still get to use the coins from the treasures I played that turn to buy a Grand Market?
It can't be used on future turns, but in fact on this turn it was ALREADY used to add coins to your "account" for use this turn.
Aug
3
comment Can a route be included in more than one destination ticket?
Hi! Welcome to BCGSE. You might want to try and make the title of your question have more information about the question itself, instead of just the name of the game. You had two questions that looked identical on the main page because they had the same title.
Jul
19
comment How much would the cards from Dominion: Alchemy cost if you wanted to use them while not playing with potions?
Sure sure, I was just trying to point out that they will feel a little different than playing with Potions, which you of course already know.
Jul
16
comment What is a good board game to use for a programming competition
Oh hey, I didn't think of that. Maybe you could tweak the rules somehow to make those ineffective...
Jul
2
comment What is a good way to store multiple expansions of Dominion?
+1 for storing them in TCG boxes. Mine are in two long boxes (although I need a third for Prosperity + Cornucopia), organized by set and then alphabetically. WAY easier to carry, and easy to setup and cleanup too.