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Dominion General Discussion / Safe to buy Renaissance now?
« on: September 27, 2021, 09:43:00 pm »
I bought Dominion: Renaissance when it was brand new and the colors on the back of the cards were too bright. Was that ever fixed?

I'm looking to buy Renaissance again and gift my old copy to a friend who is fine with the colors. If it has been fixed, how can I tell which boxes are updated with the right colors?

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Variants and Fan Cards / Interesting Card Design Challenges
« on: August 12, 2018, 10:18:53 pm »
I'm out of card ideas. Please post interesting card design challenges.

Here's my contribution: An attack card that has an unusual cost. Could cost , could cost . Maybe it has a cost of , costs debt, or you overpay for it.

Whatever, just come up with cards for the posted challenges or post an interesting challenge yourself.

More examples: Victory/Duration card. A pure Reaction card with no Action part. Etc.

Edit: Guys, I meant Victory/Action/Duration. Doesn't need to be pure Duration without an Action part. That's too awkward.

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Dominion General Discussion / Bad Omens with a single Copper
« on: November 01, 2017, 02:52:39 am »
The hex Bad Omens says, "Put your deck into your discard pile. Look through it and put 2 Coppers from it onto your deck (or reveal you can't)."

If I have a single Copper, I simply reveal that I can't, correct?

The online implementation seems to topdeck a single Copper.

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Variants and Fan Cards / Favorite Fan Card (That isn't Yours)
« on: November 16, 2016, 10:10:30 pm »
I did a search and found an old "Favorite Fan Card" thread, but people were mentioning their own cards. It'd be nice to see all the best cards from throughout the years collected in one spot.

Asper's Scientist is my favorite card of those I've seen so far. It's straightforward and simple, but useful.


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Variants and Fan Cards / Kru5h's card ideas
« on: October 19, 2016, 01:56:12 am »
My cards aspire to be the sequel to Intrigue. Lots of choices and duality. I call it Dominion: Duality.

Card images by ThetaSigma12 and myself. Click to enhance.

Rabbits

You play this card and it goes on top of another card, preventing your opponent(s) from gaining cards from that pile until it's gone. It doesn't make players gain a curse, it doesn't even make cards cost more, it just makes the first card of a pile essentially cost two buys (or gains.)

But what if there are no +Buys? This could get quite annoying. Luckily Rabbits has +1 Buy, so there's always a card in the supply to alleviate that. Fight fire with fire, I always say. Of course, Rabbits aren't quite fire. When you fight Rabbits with Rabbits, you get more Rabbits. You didn't remove a Rabbits from the supply, you just moved it to a different supply pile. And now they're in your deck too, essentially functioning as a one-use buy. You can rid them from your deck, but then they just clog the supply board even more. These invasive vermin are everywhere!

You can also put this on the Curse pile and cursing attacks no longer work until that Rabbits is gained. Somebody playing a Jack of All Trades or Trader? Put Rabbits on the Silver pile.

Countess (Formerly: Scepter)


Cooper

These are cumulative, so getting a Copper from a Cooper gives you a Card, Action, Buy, and Coin.

Jetty


King Midas


Promotion


Ivory Tower

Why would you discard first? When you have a small hand. If you only have 2 cards, it's much better to discard then draw 5 than to draw 5 then discard back down to 2.

Cipher


Lost Coins


Bon Vivant

Bon Vivant. Full of action and everybody wants to be him. In fact, you can be him. Got too many terminals? When you play this, you can turn some of them into Villages!

Tailor


Genie (Formerly: Magic Lamp)

I might remove this if it's too powerful.

Scientist (Formerly: Inventor)


Grand Workshop (Formerly: Kiln)


Cabin

A really tempting way to ruin your deck with Coppers.

Cloister


Bookstore


Young Smithy


Bull


Camping Grounds

FAQ: Yes, 0 is even.

Concierge


Hound

Of course, you don't have to name one of those types. If you're desperate for an attack or a traveller, you can forgo the bonus and simply dig for that specific card.

Jungle

The above card is very similar to one of hypercube's events, but we both came up with it independently.

Financier






Bonus Cards/Events/Others using extra Mechanics

Jinx Tokens
Whenever you have 6 or more Jinx tokens, you return 6 and gain a Curse.

Witches' Village


Caltrops


Critic


Loot/Cavern

This is fun, but split piles don't fit with the rest of the cards.

Profit

Turn one Buy into one money. Also, Golds are better.

Risk


Mulligan


Land Grab


Dark Arts


Collection


Guard Tower






Outtake Cards

Benefactor

Empties piles too quickly.

Bond

Doesn't work well with Crypt.

Spike Pit (Formerly: Trap)

Replaced by Dark Arts (Event).

Plague/Plague Doctor

Magnifies too quickly.

Shield


Installment


Accomplice


Rearrange

Special thanks to Mail-mi and Commodore Chuckles for helping with this card.

Angry Mob

A $2 attacker. Quite vicious if you play 3 of them.

Warlock

Double Cursing. This may be too powerful.

Locksmith

Locksmith unlocks your duration bonuses. Get tomorrow's bonuses today! For example, you can play Wharf and get +2 Cards and +1 Buy. Then you play Locksmith to unlock its additional 2 Cards and Buy this turn. (You discard Wharf at the end of this turn.) Turn Caravans into Labs. Turn Caravan Guard into Peddlers. Turn your Merchant Ships into +. Sometimes you don't want to fast forward your duration cards. For example, you want the attack bonus that Swamp Hag gives, but that's okay, it's nice to have the option. For cards like Champion and Outpost, this won't give you anything, but that's okay too; it doesn't mess anything up either. Sometimes there are no other duration cards in the supply, that's also okay because you can play it on itself.

Shortcut


Wasp (Supply = Same as Curse supply)

Turn extra buys into temporary junk for your opponents.

Parrot

This can be completely broken with the new Way of the Chameleon.

Dagger

Too weak and boring.

Sellout

Donald X copied me again! j/k I liked this card, but Donald's version is slightly more streamlined.

My submission for the +1 Buy contest. Too strong with Goons.


Blockade

I want this card to cost $2, but then it's too powerful in games with attacks. If it costs $3, it's too weak in games without attacks. Interesting double-defense card, though.

Tinker

Apparently trashing a card and putting it back into your hand can lead to infinite trashing with Fortress and Lost Arts/Champion. With Tomb in the set, that's infinite points.

Judge/Courtroom

I invented this before Fleet came out, but now Fleet obsoletes this card.

Pupils/Campus


Magic Coin

Too Powerful.

Settlement

Too similar to one of Asper's cards.

Bells

Was too powerful and way too easy to find Action cards to play. Also it's very similar to a rejected card Donald X. tried already. Oops.

Snakes

Slightly swingy. Not that exciting.

Young Noble

Too weak/boring.

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Warriors' Village Action - Attack,
+1 Card
+2 Actions

Each other player discards the top 2 cards of their deck. If they shuffle their deck, they gain a Curse.
This was a fun card, but had two fundamental problems.
1) Was very luck-based. When testing, sometimes one player would end up with 3 times as many curses as another player.
2) Why Village/Attack? You're going to buy Villages anyway, making them attack doesn't give them any extra incentive.

Cell

This card is probably way too powerful. Comparable to Hireling I think, but cheaper.

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