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Jul
22
comment Recommendations for 6-player board game
I upvoted this answer because I love Dominion, but I want to echo @Mark Withers's suggestion to break the group into two groups of 3 and rotate through groups throughout the evening.
Jul
20
answered How much would the cards from Dominion: Alchemy cost if you wanted to use them while not playing with potions?
Jul
17
comment When is the Bureaucrat worth buying?
I want to emphasize what I think is the most important thing you said, which is that the relative value of Bureaucrat decreases as you get better at Dominion. Compared to the other attacks out there, Bureaucrat is extremely weak, and even compared to other non-attack cards, it is often going to be a card that you're better off avoiding. I wouldn't say it's as bad as Woodcutter, but it's definitely in that range.
Jul
17
comment When is the Bureaucrat worth buying?
Under getting more money, I would also add that having lots of +card actions (Smithy, Wharf, etc.) make Bureaucrat more valuable, since a larger hand can make use of treasure even without additional actions. While in general too much Silver slows you down in the endgame because Silver-value cards usually need Gold as well to buy Provinces, if you are regularly working with a 7+ card hand then Silver is less problematic.
Jul
2
answered What is a good way to store multiple expansions of Dominion?
Jun
25
answered General advice for maximizing fun playing multiple games of Dominion
May
18
comment Should I trash Copper or Silver with Mine?
Even if you don't have the opportunity to Mine a Gold into a Platinum, you want to Mine Silvers into Gold rather than Copper into Silver any time Platinums are in the Supply. The Gold->Platinum leap is the equivalent of getting to play your Mine twice on other cards.
May
14
comment When should I buy a Possession in Dominion?
I specified attacks that directly hurt your opponent to exclude attacks like Pirate Ship, which wouldn't change my Possession strategy significantly.
May
14
answered When should I buy a Possession in Dominion?
May
3
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May
3
revised How do Mine and Watchtower Interact?
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May
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Apr
6
accepted Transitioning to Dominion late-game
Apr
6
answered How does the addition of the Potion treasure from Dominion: Alchemy change the game?
Mar
5
revised What happens when playing Throne Room / King's Court *twice* with Caravan?
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Mar
5
answered What happens when playing Throne Room / King's Court *twice* with Caravan?
Mar
4
revised Strategies and kingdom cards for a strong opening in Dominion?
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Feb
23
comment Strategies and kingdom cards for a strong opening in Dominion?
@warbaker Simulation results are here.
Feb
22
revised Strategies and kingdom cards for a strong opening in Dominion?
Added Loan and Quarry
Feb
22
comment Strategies and kingdom cards for a strong opening in Dominion?
I haven't seen any simulation data comparing Watchtower to Smithy/Envoy, so I can't speak to that. Council Room and Library are indeed both powerful, but a) they are 5 cost cards that I wouldn't likely buy with a 5/2 split, so I see them as more mid-game cards than starting cards, and b) they depend on the board more than many of the listed cards. The comment about Prosperity cards in general seems fair, though; I'll edit to add a few of those cards in.