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Re: Dear My Opponent: I am Sorry
« Reply #625 on: April 18, 2018, 09:24:32 am »
+1

[Turn 15]
f plays a Rogue a third time.
n reveals a Copper and a Disciple.
n trashes a Disciple.
n gets 1 VP from Tomb.
n discards a Copper.

[Turn 17]
f plays a Rogue.
f gets +1 Buy (from Teacher)
n shuffles their deck.
n reveals a Peasant and a Teacher.
n trashes a Teacher.
n gets 1 VP from Tomb.
n discards a Peasant.

At least they got the Tomb points.


That reminds me when my mom would not exchange her disciples for teachers. I thought she was crazy. She also lost very badly because of it. It also drove me nuts because I couldn't exchange my fugitives for disciples.

Disciple is pretty often stronger than Teacher and it's not at all unusual in high level games to go for Disciple and not get any Teachers.

Especially if they are preventing you from getting Disciples of your own as you describe.
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Re: Dear My Opponent: I am Sorry
« Reply #626 on: April 18, 2018, 09:33:11 pm »
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[Turn 15]
f plays a Rogue a third time.
n reveals a Copper and a Disciple.
n trashes a Disciple.
n gets 1 VP from Tomb.
n discards a Copper.

[Turn 17]
f plays a Rogue.
f gets +1 Buy (from Teacher)
n shuffles their deck.
n reveals a Peasant and a Teacher.
n trashes a Teacher.
n gets 1 VP from Tomb.
n discards a Peasant.

At least they got the Tomb points.


That reminds me when my mom would not exchange her disciples for teachers. I thought she was crazy. She also lost very badly because of it. It also drove me nuts because I couldn't exchange my fugitives for disciples.

Disciple is pretty often stronger than Teacher and it's not at all unusual in high level games to go for Disciple and not get any Teachers.


You have a good point but I won with all four tokens on different supply piles, so in that case I think teacher was better.
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Re: Dear My Opponent: I am Sorry
« Reply #627 on: April 19, 2018, 01:32:39 am »
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Um. Buying Peasant, upgrading it in four steps to Teacher, then putting it on your Tavern mat four times and calling it four times has to take at least 13 turns. Probably several more, unless you do a preposterously extreme trick like Summoning a Peasant then Donating your deck.

Given Big Money wins on turn 17 or so, you need to have some really strong justification for playing Teacher so many times instead of doing something that gets you VP and ends the game quicker.
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Re: Dear My Opponent: I am Sorry
« Reply #628 on: April 19, 2018, 01:41:45 am »
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Um. Buying Peasant, upgrading it in four steps to Teacher, then putting it on your Tavern mat four times and calling it four times has to take at least 13 turns. Probably several more, unless you do a preposterously extreme trick like Summoning a Peasant then Donating your deck.

Given Big Money wins on turn 17 or so, you need to have some really strong justification for playing Teacher so many times instead of doing something that gets you VP and ends the game quicker.


It was a really slow game, and teacher is best in slow games.
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Re: Dear My Opponent: I am Sorry
« Reply #629 on: June 23, 2018, 01:18:54 pm »
+5

I opened 3/4 while my opponent opened 5/2 on a Mountebank board. He wins the Curse split, but then he plays big money and greens way too early, while I clean up with Lookout and make an engine with KC and Catacombs. This is the chat from the game:

La-Ya:  hi
La-Ya:  glhf!
Opponent:  you too
La-Ya:  ugh [this in response to my opponent's Mountebank opening]
Opponent:  how do you draw tht
Opponent:  every turn
Opponent:  its pretty sickening how lucky you are
Opponent:  banned and blacklisted
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Re: Dear My Opponent: I am Sorry
« Reply #630 on: June 25, 2018, 03:17:58 am »
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Re: Dear My Opponent: I am Sorry
« Reply #631 on: June 25, 2018, 03:21:10 am »
+1

I opened 3/4 while my opponent opened 5/2 on a Mountebank board. He wins the Curse split, but then he plays big money and greens way too early, while I clean up with Lookout and make an engine with KC and Catacombs. This is the chat from the game:

La-Ya:  hi
La-Ya:  glhf!
Opponent:  you too
La-Ya:  ugh [this in response to my opponent's Mountebank opening]
Opponent:  how do you draw tht
Opponent:  every turn
Opponent:  its pretty sickening how lucky you are
Opponent:  banned and blacklisted

And now for the annual PSA:
Dear opponent:

I'm sorry that you're a bad player and I crushed you,

Let me tell everyone about it.

To clarify, this thread is really for "I'm sorry I chose a strategy/tactic that's particularly unpleasant to play against" (painfully slow engines, pins, milling provinces, etc.) or "I'm sorry I got really lucky and/or you got really unlucky," not "I'm sorry you're bad at Dominion and/or I'm good at Dominion."
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Re: Dear My Opponent: I am Sorry
« Reply #632 on: July 16, 2018, 11:39:46 pm »
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C plays a Swindler.
d trashes a Herald.
C plays a Swindler.
d trashes a Herald.
C plays a Swindler.
d trashes a Herald.
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Re: Dear My Opponent: I am Sorry
« Reply #633 on: July 17, 2018, 12:48:52 am »
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Dear my opponent, I am sorry that you received Envy 3x in a deck that could have reliably double-Provinced.
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