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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #3400 on: March 24, 2020, 01:55:02 am »
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Small Castle is “trash this or a Castle in your hand.” So I believe there are 4VP up for grabs.

Putting a single card in the Black Market deck is like stacking the boons deck. The true solution should be implicit in the kingdom.

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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #3401 on: March 24, 2020, 11:38:34 am »
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Small Castle is “trash this or a Castle in your hand.” So I believe there are 4VP up for grabs.

It also gains you the other Small Castle, though. And Colonnade is when-buy, not when-gain.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #3402 on: March 24, 2020, 04:48:46 pm »
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Small Castle is “trash this or a Castle in your hand.” So I believe there are 4VP up for grabs.

It also gains you the other Small Castle, though. And Colonnade is when-buy, not when-gain.

Good point.

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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #3403 on: March 24, 2020, 05:44:10 pm »
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Small Castle is “trash this or a Castle in your hand.” So I believe there are 4VP up for grabs.

It also gains you the other Small Castle, though. And Colonnade is when-buy, not when-gain.

Good point.
You could do it with Ambassador shenanigans, but that enables more Colonnade points.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #3404 on: March 25, 2020, 04:16:06 am »
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The score is currently tied. Your opponent buys the last province. They take no other actions, and then they lose the game. How?

Hard mode: no Black Cat, Embargo, or Swamp Hag
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #3405 on: March 25, 2020, 06:40:52 am »
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The score is currently tied. Your opponent buys the last province. They take no other actions, and then they lose the game. How?

Hard mode: no Black Cat, Embargo, or Swamp Hag

you trash 4 Fool's Golds winning on Keep points with Gold and getting 4 points from Tomb
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #3406 on: March 25, 2020, 06:41:41 am »
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The score is currently tied. Your opponent buys the last province. They take no other actions, and then they lose the game. How?

Hard mode: no Black Cat, Embargo, or Swamp Hag
You react with a Fools Gold, having another in your deck to get your first Gold, which is the 5th unique for your 4 Fairgrounds to give you 8pts.

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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #3407 on: March 25, 2020, 08:32:31 am »
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The score is currently tied. Your opponent buys the last province. They take no other actions, and then they lose the game. How?

Hard mode: no Black Cat, Embargo, or Swamp Hag

Hard mode answer:
You react with one of your Fool's Golds, gaining a Gold, giving you points from both Palace and Keep.

Huh. the three answers so far all use Fool's Gold as the initiator. Different sources of actual points, though.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #3408 on: March 25, 2020, 08:45:00 am »
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The score is currently tied. Your opponent buys the last province. They take no other actions, and then they lose the game. How?

Hard mode: no Black Cat, Embargo, or Swamp Hag

They have 4 Hoards in play, and Bandit Fort is in the kingdom.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #3409 on: March 25, 2020, 09:56:19 am »
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Silly, trivial answer: you were Possessing them.
Or: you bought Fleet.

More silly and edge-casey: every other Province was trashed using Salt the Earth, and you outbid your opponent on Mountain Pass.
Or: in a Wall game, they had seven Hagglers in play.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #3410 on: March 25, 2020, 10:33:46 am »
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Ridiculously edge-case answer: Wolf Den with a couple of Hagglers and every supply pile down to 1 card remaining.

Or their Province takes the last card from some supply pile thanks to Hoard or Haggler, and you have most of the rest of that pile so win with Tower.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #3411 on: March 25, 2020, 11:32:37 am »
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Another weird one: React a Fool's Gold, then play 7 Sheepdogs as Chariot Race (Way of the Mouse), winning each one.
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Re: Easy Puzzles
« Reply #3412 on: March 25, 2020, 12:25:46 pm »
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Sheepdog + Way of the Mouse is a whole category unto itself of ways to score points!
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