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Getting cards
« on: April 27, 2015, 12:41:24 pm »
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When I talk about getting cards, I'm referring to what your deck looks like at the end of the game, and the ways that those cards got to your deck in the first place.

I find it interesting that before Adventures, there were only 2 possible ways to get a card: Gain it, or be passed it via Masquerade. I'm not missing any, am I?

But Adventures adds not 1, but 2 new ways to get cards. The exchange mechanic, which puts a card in your discard pile without gaining it, and Inheritance, which gets you a card that you can't actually use, without gaining it. Though that card can't ever be in your deck during the game, it DOES count as being in your deck at the end of the game, for Gardens and Fairgrounds.

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Gaining
Passed via Masuqerade
Exchanging
Returning Fortress to your hand after trashing it (and also with via Lurker you can get one without having ever gained it).
The card you set aside via Inheritance
Returning trashed cards do your discard pile via Possession
Exiling a card from the supply with Coven
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2015, 12:53:51 pm »
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You get 10 cards in your deck at the start of the game.
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2015, 12:54:59 pm »
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You get 10 cards in your deck at the start of the game.

Good call.
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2015, 12:57:00 pm »
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You get 10 cards in your deck at the start of the game.

Damn socialists.  In my day, you had to earn your starting cards!
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2015, 01:29:20 pm »
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You get 10 cards in your deck at the start of the game.

Damn socialists.  In my day, you had to earn your starting cards!

Make a Dominion mod where everyone starts with 0 cards.  Your opening buy choices are Copper or Curse.

Edit: Or whatever with Adventures possibilities. 
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2015, 04:17:47 pm »
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You get 10 cards in your deck at the start of the game.

Damn socialists.  In my day, you had to earn your starting cards!

Make a Dominion mod where everyone starts with 0 cards.  Your opening buy choices are Copper or Curse.

Edit: Or whatever with Adventures possibilities.

I'll use my Baker token to buy a Poor House, then buy a Tournament, then a Baker, then two more Bakers, then a Province, and get Followers.
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2015, 04:35:20 pm »
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Well some boards would display a pretty big first-player advantage!
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2015, 04:43:15 pm »
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You get 10 cards in your deck at the start of the game.

Damn socialists.  In my day, you had to earn your starting cards!

Make a Dominion mod where everyone starts with 0 cards.  Your opening buy choices are Copper or Curse.

Edit: Or whatever with Adventures possibilities.

I'll use my Baker token to buy a Poor House, then buy a Tournament, then a Baker, then two more Bakers, then a Province, and get Followers.

you can even skip a step-- poor house, tournament, bazaar, poor house, province.
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2015, 06:19:40 pm »
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You get 10 cards in your deck at the start of the game.

Damn socialists.  In my day, you had to earn your starting cards!

Make a Dominion mod where everyone starts with 0 cards.  Your opening buy choices are Copper or Curse.

Edit: Or whatever with Adventures possibilities.

I'll use my Baker token to buy a Poor House, then buy a Tournament, then a Baker, then two more Bakers, then a Province, and get Followers.

you can even skip a step-- poor house, tournament, bazaar, poor house, province.
If you are playing this game...
Poor house, Tournament, Borrow + Bazaar + Poor house, Province...
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2015, 06:25:06 pm »
+1

You get 10 cards in your deck at the start of the game.

Damn socialists.  In my day, you had to earn your starting cards!

Make a Dominion mod where everyone starts with 0 cards.  Your opening buy choices are Copper or Curse.

Edit: Or whatever with Adventures possibilities.

I'll use my Baker token to buy a Poor House, then buy a Tournament, then a Baker, then two more Bakers, then a Province, and get Followers.

you can even skip a step-- poor house, tournament, bazaar, poor house, province.
If you are playing this game...
Poor house, Tournament, Borrow + Bazaar + Poor house, Province...
That's not legal, you don't have two buys on T3. However, Travelling fair/squire/poorhouse on T3 is legal and also works.
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #10 on: April 27, 2015, 06:34:49 pm »
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 :-X Yes I didn't count borrow as a buy. I really have to play adventures  :-[
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2015, 08:30:49 pm »
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You get 10 cards in your deck at the start of the game.

Damn socialists.  In my day, you had to earn your starting cards!

Make a Dominion mod where everyone starts with 0 cards.  Your opening buy choices are Copper or Curse.

Edit: Or whatever with Adventures possibilities.

I'll use my Baker token to buy a Poor House, then buy a Tournament, then a Baker, then two more Bakers, then a Province, and get Followers.

you can even skip a step-- poor house, tournament, bazaar, poor house, province.
If you are playing this game...
Poor house, Tournament, Borrow + Bazaar + Poor house, Province...

Poor House, Procession, Procession your Poor House (gaining CSM) = Province

So that's 3 turns.
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2015, 09:26:16 pm »
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You get 10 cards in your deck at the start of the game.

Damn socialists.  In my day, you had to earn your starting cards!

Make a Dominion mod where everyone starts with 0 cards.  Your opening buy choices are Copper or Curse.

Edit: Or whatever with Adventures possibilities.

I'll use my Baker token to buy a Poor House, then buy a Tournament, then a Baker, then two more Bakers, then a Province, and get Followers.

you can even skip a step-- poor house, tournament, bazaar, poor house, province.
If you are playing this game...
Poor house, Tournament, Borrow + Bazaar + Poor house, Province...

Poor House, Procession, Procession your Poor House (gaining CSM) = Province

So that's 3 turns.

But now we don't have a Tournament...
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #13 on: April 27, 2015, 09:37:50 pm »
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Man does this thread need a [serious] tag  >:(

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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #14 on: April 28, 2015, 12:07:02 am »
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I'm getting my cards tomorrow.
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #15 on: April 28, 2015, 12:18:10 am »
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I'm getting my cards tomorrow.

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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2015, 12:32:40 am »
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I'm getting my cards tomorrow.

Are you gaining them, or getting them passed by Masquerade?
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #17 on: April 28, 2015, 12:48:20 am »
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I'm getting my cards tomorrow.

Are you gaining them, or getting them passed by Masquerade?

Neither. He's exchanging a 50$ card for it.
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #18 on: April 28, 2015, 02:47:51 am »
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I'm getting my cards tomorrow.

Are you gaining them, or getting them passed by Masquerade?

Neither. He's exchanging a 50$ card for it.

Damn - I wish I could Transmogrify this credit card into an Adventures box in hand!
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #19 on: April 28, 2015, 09:06:25 am »
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I'm getting my cards tomorrow.

Are you gaining them, or getting them passed by Masquerade?

Neither. He's exchanging a 50$ card for it.

Damn - I wish I could Transmogrify this credit card into an Adventures box in hand!
You can only do that if it's in the supply and the pile is not empty. 
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #20 on: April 28, 2015, 09:08:58 am »
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I'm getting my cards tomorrow.

Are you gaining them, or getting them passed by Masquerade?

Neither. He's exchanging a 50$ card for it.

Damn - I wish I could Transmogrify this credit card into an Adventures box in hand!
You can only do that if it's in the supply and the pile is not empty.

Alternatively, you can use Mine to gain it in-hand.  That's when you go to your friend's house, grab his box of Adventures, declare, "Mine!", and run out.
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #21 on: April 28, 2015, 09:52:30 am »
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I'm getting my cards tomorrow.

Are you gaining them, or getting them passed by Masquerade?

Neither. He's exchanging a 50$ card for it.

Damn - I wish I could Transmogrify this credit card into an Adventures box in hand!
You can only do that if it's in the supply and the pile is not empty.

Alternatively, you can use Mine to gain it in-hand.  That's when you go to your friend's house, grab his box of Adventures, declare, "Mine!", and run out.

And if the set hasn't been played with yet, it should still be in Mint condition.
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #22 on: April 28, 2015, 11:23:45 am »
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I'm getting my cards tomorrow.

Are you gaining them, or getting them passed by Masquerade?

Neither. He's exchanging a 50$ card for it.

Damn - I wish I could Transmogrify this credit card into an Adventures box in hand!
You can only do that if it's in the supply and the pile is not empty.

Alternatively, you can use Mine to gain it in-hand.  That's when you go to your friend's house, grab his box of Adventures, declare, "Mine!", and run out.

And if the set hasn't been played with yet, it should still be in Mint condition.
Well Mine is in Mint condition because I've played with them both about the same.
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #23 on: April 28, 2015, 02:29:45 pm »
+1

You get 10 cards in your deck at the start of the game.

Damn socialists.  In my day, you had to earn your starting cards!

Make a Dominion mod where everyone starts with 0 cards.  Your opening buy choices are Copper or Curse.

Edit: Or whatever with Adventures possibilities.

I'll use my Baker token to buy a Poor House, then buy a Tournament, then a Baker, then two more Bakers, then a Province, and get Followers.

you can even skip a step-- poor house, tournament, bazaar, poor house, province.
If you are playing this game...
Poor house, Tournament, Borrow + Bazaar + Poor house, Province...

Poor House, Procession, Procession your Poor House (gaining CSM) = Province

So that's 3 turns.

But now we don't have a Tournament...

True, but I had to run my Poor House into the ground to get it. I think that answers the "Damn Socialists" objection in a sufficiently Dickensian fashion?
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Re: Getting cards
« Reply #24 on: May 04, 2015, 07:53:51 am »
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As Kirian pointed out in another thread, Fortress provides another way to get a card; though you first have to have gotten it by one of the already mentioned ways. But when you trash it, it's not in your deck at all for a moment, until it goes back in your hand; which puts it back into your deck without gaining it.
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