Dominion: a design doodle

Dominion: a design doodle

One of the many, many games I enjoy is Dominion, a deck-building game. In the game all the players start off with the same set of cards, with which they use to buy cards from a common supply to add to their deck. As their deck grows, interesting combinations can be made from playing cards that have effects that feed off of each other. Eventually, one of the scoring card stacks in the common supply (or three of the other stacks) will be depleted and whomever has the highest total of victory cards in their deck wins. Dominion was originally published in 2008. A typical card, Village, appears to the right. It's a nice little card: a decorative frame that can be color-coded to the card type. Here, it's an Action card, as shown near the bottom. On either side is the cost for the card and a symbol for the game set. (That's that castle graphic.) On that slate is...
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