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...Library, Cursed Village, Jack, Watchtower...

...There's also magic lamp, conspirator, shanty town, horn of plenty, diplomat, enemy Haunted Woods etc... it's not remotely close to 4 cards or only basic draw-to-X cards in the slightest.

And because of those interactions, a card that does nothing but decrease your handsize on play is as high as the second best Ruin? Am I reading this right?

Ruined Library combos with every village in the game (a lot more "combos"), Magic Lamp, Horn of Plenty,etc. Does Ruined Village do all of that?

Or maybe all of this is silly, Ruined Village is objectively the worst Ruin no matter how you look at it, and the list is wrong because Ruined Library is second worst behind Ruined Village.

I didn't vote in these rankings but I think I would have been one of the madmen who voted ruined village somewhere other than last -- even as high as second.

~80% of games RV is the worst. But for probably 75% of those 80%, the impact of the other ruins not named ruined market amounts to something like "I played survivors once and discarded an estate".

In 20% of games RV thru one way or another becomes a cantrip. That's a hell of a lot better than any of the others (except ruined market, again) realistic optimal scenarios.

A surprising amount of ruins games don't become money slogs in my experience, too, which ups the odds of those scenarios slightly.

You must be confusing Ruined Village with Ruined Library.

Dominion League / Re: Season 25 - Results
« on: January 20, 2018, 01:37:21 pm »
C2 Mikechike 2 Seprix 4

I will be back for next season.


You're wrong, everyone can't wait for that Boons and Hexes list!  ;D

General Discussion / Re: Random Stuff Part IV
« on: January 13, 2018, 06:35:41 pm »
New Random Stuff thread. Woohoo.

Whoa whoa whoa hold the phone. I get that it's not exactly new and exciting, but there are absolutely not 24 $4cards better than jack of all trades. This card is like playing the game on easy mode. It minimizes the effect of every attack that I can think of, and allows you to empty provinces really really quick. It's a slightly boring strategy, but do you want to win or not? Getting 2 jacks wins you games. That's it. Get 2 of this card and your chance of winning is pretty darn good. I mean obviously going for a jack strategy won't always be best, especially with some landmarks, but going for a rebuild strategy isn't always best either and that's the reigning champ of $5 cards. Jack is at least a top 10 card. Don't overthink it.

You. Me. Dominion Online. Be there or be square.

Dominion General Discussion / Re: The more I read the worse I get?
« on: January 07, 2018, 06:17:45 pm »
I would laugh if Loan became a bannable topic.

Dominion General Discussion / Re: The more I read the worse I get?
« on: January 07, 2018, 05:36:31 pm »
What has happened: Awaclus has been pedantic and annoying on purpose when it comes to certain opinions to the detriment of any conversation on this forum. He does not appear to be even entertaining the thought of not being correct, or of trying to not be annoying on purpose with his actions. Yeah, that's clearly going to grind some gears. And yet it's okay because unlike Adam Horton or Tristan Awaclus doesn't blow up or insult people (with the exception of calling an opinion "retarded" once).

The trouble here is there is clearly toxic behavior, but nothing is being done because it isn't extreme enough. And then if you do something about Awaclus, then suddenly that puts a target on potentially anyone for being "annoying". It's a scary precedent. And yet I am fully willing to endorse something being done.

Chris is me is absolutely right, even if he overreacts and uses inflammatory words. Something needs to be done. I don't know what, but there needs to be some sort of discussion about this.

What is not essential is ranting about how you hate a particular poster for posting. It's, I'm going to call it "toxic, draining behavior." Try not doing that? Man.

I seem to recall times where you have done the same thing. The article in question isn't "hating someone for posting", but "hating someone for what they post". Awaclus could be posting things that are not clearly designed to aggravate everybody on the planet.

I don't know, the "ignore it" strategy isn't working anymore, and this is going to keep popping up over and over, and ruin many more threads.

Dominion League / Re: Season 25 - Results
« on: January 06, 2018, 09:52:28 am »
C2: Seprix 4 Jimmmmy 2

Dominion General Discussion / Re: The more I read the worse I get?
« on: January 05, 2018, 08:23:07 am »
And yet another thread ruined by the Chris is me vs Awaclus debate club.  :-\

Dominion League / Re: Season 25 - Results
« on: January 04, 2018, 09:29:06 pm »
C2: Seprix 5 - Chris is me 1

Dominion General Discussion / Re: Dominion jokes/pick-up lines
« on: January 03, 2018, 09:57:14 am »
What does a laboratory do best?

Draw to conclusions.

Dominion General Discussion / Re: Christmas Kingdoms 2017
« on: December 29, 2017, 08:09:41 am »

But Moat is strictly better than Socks ...

That's the point, any time you got socks as a Christmas gift you had to bs to your parents that you very much enjoyed the gift.

So many insane hot takes in this thread.

Variants and Fan Cards / Re: Really bad card ideas
« on: December 18, 2017, 10:11:53 pm »
Action - $3

+1 Card
+1 Action

You may come up for an alternate name for a Village. If you do, +1 Action.

Scheduling / Re: Season 25 - C2
« on: December 18, 2017, 10:04:01 am »
I'll be able to play all of today and tomorrow. Otherwise I am available at night pretty much every day. (CST) I might be exhausted though, it depends.

Let's Discuss ... / Re: Let's Discuss Adventures Cards: Wine Merchant
« on: December 18, 2017, 09:59:56 am »
Sorry for necro and being maybe more a rules question:

But with thronies and KC its kinda strong, isn't it?!
Will you get the +4 twice / thrice (?) with just the need of leaving (2) left,
it may be not as strong as KC'ed Bridge - but not bad either

It's pretty alright. Yeah, you get the extra stuff. Just don't try it with Royal Carriage, since the card has to be in play for that to work.

Dominion General Discussion / Re: Homage to the Best Card
« on: December 17, 2017, 06:21:19 pm »
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[img width=800][/img] is a thing. Let me demonstrate.

Much smaller and not spammy at all. Also Preview button is your friend. Experiment until you find the pixel width right for you! I get so bothered by the giant giant images, it takes away from the joke when I have to scroll around to try and read the joke in parts instead of all at once.

Dominion General Discussion / Re: Forced Wins Training Sessions
« on: December 17, 2017, 06:12:09 pm »
You could alternatively

play the Mill to draw the Bridge Troll, Stonemason the Bridge Troll into two Wandering Minstrels, play the other Mill to draw a WM and discard WM+Estate for $2, then you can buy a Messenger to empty the Bridge Trolls and a WM to empty the WMs.

Play Mill to draw Bridge Troll, play Stonemason trashing Bridge Troll for Wandering Minstrel and Stonemason, play Mill discarding Estate + drawn card to get you to $1, play 3 Copper and 1 Silver to get you to $6.
Buy Stonemason overpaying 3 for 2 Wandering Minstrels, Stonemason overpaying 1 for 2 Stonemasons.

Drawing the Bridge Troll is not guaranteed and thus not a solution. I apologize, there's way more cards than one in the discard.

Dominion General Discussion / Re: Forced Wins Training Sessions
« on: December 17, 2017, 05:50:50 am »
This is a slightly harder one. Put on your thinking caps.

General Discussion / Re: STAR WARS
« on: December 17, 2017, 04:54:03 am »
Everything you just said in that sentence is wrong.

okay nice movie quote, so don't watch the movie is your recommendation?

Dominion General Discussion / Re: list your big nocturne secrets
« on: December 16, 2017, 09:16:33 pm »
also, night watchman is literally scout. they are synonyms.


Ghost is the new Golem


Buy Shepard and victory cards.


I don't usually track the hexes, but I usually end up wishing I did.


Nightwatchman is closest to scouting party but a bit better. You can use it to topdeck cards you bought on your turn if you draw deck.


A well kept secret: Tracker is a lot better than you think.

General Discussion / Re: STAR WARS
« on: December 16, 2017, 09:12:31 pm »
I just saw Episode 8. Fuck all the negative critics, fuck all of the positive critics. Just go see the movie and see for yourself.

Dominion General Discussion / Re: Homage to the Best Card
« on: December 16, 2017, 08:39:33 am »
Because Donald complained about his favorite meme being gone, I decided to recreate it with some creative freedom.

I don't always discard an Estate.
But when I do, I get $4.

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