squelart
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Beginner Power Grid strategy
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I would add a single advice: Plan your turn before the auctions start. I usually plan my turn backwards: How many cities can I connect to with the money I have? How much will I (likely) need to pay ...

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What is the Best Random Card Setup Tool?
8 votes

Dominion Kingdom Deck for iPhone, free! From the iTunes description: offers an optional structured randomization mode. In this mode, it guarantees that there is at least 1 card each of 2 cost, 3 cost,...

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Differences between Steam and Age of Steam?
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Assuming you're referring to the "standard" version of Steam, the two major differences from Age of Steam are: Split income and VP tracks. When delivering goods, you must choose where your points go, ...

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Building a shipyard during canal phase
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5 votes

[a level 1 shipyard] has no materials needed to be shipped I believe you've got that part wrong: A shipyard does require coal (look at the brown square at the bottom-right corner of the tile), so a ...

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What well designed Icehouse games are available for two people?
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5 votes

My favorite 2-player Icehouse game is Volcano, you need to print out one sheet of paper with the "board" (though you could still play without it), rules are simple but the game is quite deep in ...

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Games that have no element of luck.
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Steam The only luck element is the initial distribution of goods, but it's shared by everybody equally and I think it helps replayability. Also the initial turn order used to auction the real first ...

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Good board games for single player
2 votes

The Age of Steam expansion Barbados is a one-player map. The random cube distribution at the beginning makes it interesting to replay. Note that this map is included in the 3rd edition of Age of Steam....

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Beginner Brass Strategies?
1 votes

More of a tactic than a strategy, but I think it's important: In the last turn of the canal phase, assuming nobody before you has paid nothing and you have a level-2 building on the board, it is ...

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Games that have no element of luck.
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Full Métal Planète Wargame reimagined by boardgame designers! Combat involves absolutely no luck: Two attackers will clean out any enemy piece, no questions asked. There is one small element of luck ...

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Board games for two players
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My wife's favorite game is Balloon Cup. 2-player only, plays quickly, nice components.

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