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Jan
23
comment What has been your experience with random villager roles in Werewolf?
No-reveal prevents beginners from learning from their actions as the game progresses, and instead only allows learning across games. This longer cycle makes it more difficult to achieve proficiency. I assure you the game is still very fun without it.
Jan
23
revised In a two-player Texas Hold'Em poker hand with blinds, which player posts the small blind?
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Jan
22
answered What impact will Kickstarter have on how Designer Board Games are released?
Jan
22
comment What is the best method to choose whom to lynch on the first day?
No-reveal games are much more difficult. I don't recommend this type of game except for very expert players.
Jan
21
answered What's a good strategy for Shadows over Camelot?
Jan
21
comment What's a good strategy for Shadows over Camelot?
There are different ways to lose. If you enhance the question with how you tend to lose we can be more specific.
Jan
20
answered What has been your experience with random villager roles in Werewolf?
Jan
20
comment What has been your experience with random villager roles in Werewolf?
Sorry for the confusing wording there. I meant that determining which players are on the good or evil sides wasn't more difficult because of this 'chaos' theory. I say 'sides' because in the games I play we often have additional 'evil' player roles (not just werewolves), so we talk about what 'side' you're on, and not 'if you're a werewolf'.
Jan
20
answered What kinds of table talk are allowed in Shadows Over Camelot?
Jan
20
answered What is the best method to choose whom to lynch on the first day?
Jan
19
comment What has been your experience with random villager roles in Werewolf?
It's true that using standard playing cards with custom roles gets confusing. I suggest using printed roles. I can recommend this free set: werewolfdarkarts.com
Jan
19
comment What has been your experience with random villager roles in Werewolf?
downvote: I've played Wereworld many times with different groups of varying levels with a variety of special cards. Choosing sides wasn't any easier or more difficult. The trick is balancing 'good' specials and bad specials. Certain good specials actually make it way easier to figure out who the werewolves are.
Jan
19
comment In Killer Bunnies do you replace a very special card when played?
Excellent question. I do not believe the rules clearly address this point. It's my belief that you can only play SAVED very special cards on other people's turns (thus avoiding the question). You can write them here to get an official answer: killerbunnies.com/?page_id=292 The other 'fun' option is that playing a very special card from your hand is never replaced, so don't play too many of them that way! :)
Jan
11
comment How does Rook compare in difficulty to other trick-taking games?
For an added challenge, try the 5-player CMU/MIT version: georgejas.com/rook
Jan
11
comment How does Rook compare in difficulty to other trick-taking games?
This explains the game, but doesn't really address difficultly. I like the answer, perhaps enhance it with saying if the bullets make it easier or harder?
Jan
9
answered In Dungeon Run, is there ever a reason to assist another player if you have full health?
Jan
5
answered In Ticket to Ride, how do you overcome bad initial tickets?
Jan
2
comment If I put a copper and add 4 more random cards into my hand from my starting deck, does it change the odds of getting the 5:2 split?
Please read my answer carefully. I said it changes the odds of any particular hand, not the combined odds of one of two hands. A 1st copper will increase the odds of getting any hand with more coppers. The question's been edited anyhow, so this point seems to be moot.
Jan
2
answered If I put a copper and add 4 more random cards into my hand from my starting deck, does it change the odds of getting the 5:2 split?
Jan
1
comment Does anyone have a way to modify Ticket to Ride to accommodate six people?
What does playing in pairs do? You and the person across from you each share a pool of trains of one color?