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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2950 on: May 04, 2017, 02:55:21 pm »
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I play a Thief and gain a card that isn't a Treasure. How?

inb4 "What's Thief?"

Opponent inherited crown and revealed an estate.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2951 on: May 04, 2017, 02:58:00 pm »
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I play a Thief and gain a card that isn't a Treasure. How?

inb4 "What's Thief?"

Play Thief with Urchin in play, trash Urchin, gain Mercenary
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2952 on: May 04, 2017, 03:00:23 pm »
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I play a Thief and gain a card that isn't a Treasure. How?

inb4 "What's Thief?"

"What's Thief?"

Also, you can't inb4 your own post.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2953 on: July 05, 2017, 05:17:13 am »
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How many ways to welsh on your debts?
Example: Crowning Capital saves 6 debts.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2954 on: July 05, 2017, 01:46:57 pm »
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I play a Thief and gain a card that isn't a Treasure. How?

inb4 "What's Thief?"

Processioned or Discipled a Thief. You therefore gained a 5 cost action or another Thief.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2955 on: July 05, 2017, 01:50:40 pm »
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How many ways to welsh on your debts?
Example: Crowning Capital saves 6 debts.

Counterfeitting Capital or playing Mandarin with Capital in hand means it doesn't get discarded. Therefore no debt.

End the game. You don't have to pay back any debt you pick up.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2956 on: July 05, 2017, 07:16:38 pm »
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Use Lurker to trash and then gain a Debt-cost Action card, thereby never having to pay for it or accumulate the Debt.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2957 on: July 07, 2017, 02:05:30 am »
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Use Lurker to trash and then gain a Debt-cost Action card, thereby never having to pay for it or accumulate the Debt.
Even better: Disciple a debt card.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2958 on: July 07, 2017, 02:52:28 am »
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Use Lurker to trash and then gain a Debt-cost Action card, thereby never having to pay for it or accumulate the Debt.
Even better: Disciple a debt card.
Convince Donald to create a Debt-cost Attack card, then trash Squire to gain it.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2959 on: July 07, 2017, 04:14:08 am »
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On the last turn of the game you are 15 points behind your opponent. You have no actions, no money, no buys (it is already buy phase), no cards in hand. But you win in the end. How?
« Last Edit: July 07, 2017, 04:15:16 am by LaLight »
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2960 on: July 07, 2017, 04:45:55 am »
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On the last turn of the game you are 15 points behind your opponent. You have no actions, no money, no buys (it is already buy phase), no cards in hand. But you win in the end. How?

You trash 10 Hermits from play and don't gain any Madmen because your opponent has all of them. As a result, you get 10 VP from Tomb and another 10 from Wall.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2961 on: July 07, 2017, 05:46:38 am »
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On the last turn of the game you are 15 points behind your opponent. You have no actions, no money, no buys (it is already buy phase), no cards in hand. But you win in the end. How?

You trash 10 Hermits from play and don't gain any Madmen because your opponent has all of them. As a result, you get 10 VP from Tomb and another 10 from Wall.

Good one! But I have no buys which means I have bought something this turn already.
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Draws: RMM40
MVPs: RMM39, RMM44
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2962 on: July 07, 2017, 06:09:18 am »
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On the last turn of the game you are 15 points behind your opponent. You have no actions, no money, no buys (it is already buy phase), no cards in hand. But you win in the end. How?

You trash 10 Hermits from play and don't gain any Madmen because your opponent has all of them. As a result, you get 10 VP from Tomb and another 10 from Wall.

Good one! But I have no buys which means I have bought something this turn already.

You bought a Tax.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2963 on: July 07, 2017, 06:10:07 am »
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On the last turn of the game you are 15 points behind your opponent. You have no actions, no money, no buys (it is already buy phase), no cards in hand. But you win in the end. How?

You trash 10 Hermits from play and don't gain any Madmen because your opponent has all of them. As a result, you get 10 VP from Tomb and another 10 from Wall.

Good one! But I have no buys which means I have bought something this turn already.

You bought a Tax.

ok, this is correct. There is at least one more decision where no card is trashed
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Draws: RMM40
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2964 on: July 07, 2017, 06:11:45 am »
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also let's say you were 23 point behind
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2965 on: July 07, 2017, 06:14:32 am »
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Another solution. Setup: you have already bought a Copper this turn, but haven't gained it yet. Solution: gain it. Fountain gives you 15 points and your 8 Gardens and 1 Fairgrounds give you 10.

It's technically correct. EDIT: now it's actually technically correct EDIT: scratch that, it's still not technically correct. Well, this was a real Parker Square of a solution.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2966 on: July 07, 2017, 06:15:40 am »
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Another solution. Setup: you have already bought a Copper this turn, but haven't gained it yet. Solution: gain it. Fountain gives you 15 points and your 10 Goons in play give you 10.

It's technically correct.

True.

Okay, let's add then that you have gained no card this turn.
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Wins: M87, M85, M92, M99, M107, RMM37, RMM39, RMM44, RMM45, BM24, M86, M94, M95, M100, ZM24
Losses: M88, M90, RMM38, NM8, NM9, M97, M106, RMM46, ZM23, NM10, M108
Draws: RMM40
MVPs: RMM39, RMM44
Mod/Co-mod: RMM37, M89, M93, M91, M96, RMM41, M98, M101, M102, M104, M105, M109

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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2967 on: July 07, 2017, 09:28:20 am »
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On the last turn of the game you are 15 points behind your opponent. You have no actions, no money, no buys (it is already buy phase), no cards in hand. But you win in the end. How?
Because I am possessing my dad, who has played many Tortures and has $22, 2 buys. I don't have any Actions, Buys, $s, hands.

Okay, let's add then that you have gained no card this turn.
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Wins: M87, M85, M92, M99, M107, RMM37, RMM39, RMM44, RMM45, BM24, M86, M94, M95, M100, ZM24
Losses: M88, M90, RMM38, NM8, NM9, M97, M106, RMM46, ZM23, NM10, M108
Draws: RMM40
MVPs: RMM39, RMM44
Mod/Co-mod: RMM37, M89, M93, M91, M96, RMM41, M98, M101, M102, M104, M105, M109

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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2968 on: July 07, 2017, 09:31:43 am »
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On the last turn of the game you are 15 points behind your opponent. You have no actions, no money, no buys (it is already buy phase), no cards in hand. But you win in the end. How?
Because I am possessing my dad, who has played many Tortures and has $22, 2 buys. I don't have any Actions, Buys, $s, hands.

Okay, let's add then that you have gained no card this turn.
I noticed. So, how about this?
My daddy has played Goons, trashed the last Province from Supply, bought many Coppers revealing Trader.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2969 on: July 07, 2017, 09:35:50 am »
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On the last turn of the game you are 15 points behind your opponent. You have no actions, no money, no buys (it is already buy phase), no cards in hand. But you win in the end. How?
Because I am possessing my dad, who has played many Tortures and has $22, 2 buys. I don't have any Actions, Buys, $s, hands.

Okay, let's add then that you have gained no card this turn.
I noticed. So, how about this?
My daddy has played Goons, trashed the last Province from Supply, bought many Coppers revealing Trader.

Techically correct.

There is one more solution not involving possession.
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Wins: M87, M85, M92, M99, M107, RMM37, RMM39, RMM44, RMM45, BM24, M86, M94, M95, M100, ZM24
Losses: M88, M90, RMM38, NM8, NM9, M97, M106, RMM46, ZM23, NM10, M108
Draws: RMM40
MVPs: RMM39, RMM44
Mod/Co-mod: RMM37, M89, M93, M91, M96, RMM41, M98, M101, M102, M104, M105, M109

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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2970 on: July 07, 2017, 09:40:40 am »
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On the last turn of the game you are 15 points behind your opponent. You have no actions, no money, no buys (it is already buy phase), no cards in hand. But you win in the end. How?
Because I am possessing my dad, who has played many Tortures and has $22, 2 buys. I don't have any Actions, Buys, $s, hands.

Okay, let's add then that you have gained no card this turn.
I noticed. So, how about this?
My daddy has played Goons, trashed the last Province from Supply, bought many Coppers revealing Trader.

Techically correct.

There is one more solution not involving possession.
I have 12 Fairgrounds. I played Swindler to pile out, and exchanged Hero for Champion to have the 15th different-named card.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2971 on: July 07, 2017, 09:42:32 am »
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On the last turn of the game you are 15 points behind your opponent. You have no actions, no money, no buys (it is already buy phase), no cards in hand. But you win in the end. How?
Because I am possessing my dad, who has played many Tortures and has $22, 2 buys. I don't have any Actions, Buys, $s, hands.

Okay, let's add then that you have gained no card this turn.
I noticed. So, how about this?
My daddy has played Goons, trashed the last Province from Supply, bought many Coppers revealing Trader.

Techically correct.

There is one more solution not involving possession.
I have 12 Fairgrounds. I played Swindler to pile out, and exchanged Hero for Champion to have the 15th different-named card.

This is quite close to my solution!
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Wins: M87, M85, M92, M99, M107, RMM37, RMM39, RMM44, RMM45, BM24, M86, M94, M95, M100, ZM24
Losses: M88, M90, RMM38, NM8, NM9, M97, M106, RMM46, ZM23, NM10, M108
Draws: RMM40
MVPs: RMM39, RMM44
Mod/Co-mod: RMM37, M89, M93, M91, M96, RMM41, M98, M101, M102, M104, M105, M109

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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2972 on: July 11, 2017, 10:02:36 am »
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My solution was to return 1 page, 1 peasant and 1 Encampment back so the opponent loses 27 points out of his Tower :)
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Wins: M87, M85, M92, M99, M107, RMM37, RMM39, RMM44, RMM45, BM24, M86, M94, M95, M100, ZM24
Losses: M88, M90, RMM38, NM8, NM9, M97, M106, RMM46, ZM23, NM10, M108
Draws: RMM40
MVPs: RMM39, RMM44
Mod/Co-mod: RMM37, M89, M93, M91, M96, RMM41, M98, M101, M102, M104, M105, M109

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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2973 on: August 01, 2017, 03:06:38 am »
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Q. I bought nothing but Travelling Fair in turn 3. Why?
(Maybe someone saw me playing like that.)
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #2974 on: August 01, 2017, 03:20:36 am »
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Q. I bought nothing but Travelling Fair in turn 3. Why?
(Maybe someone saw me playing like that.)

You wanted to topdeck a Madman.
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