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2008
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2 − 4
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Best with 3 players
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13 and up
Playing Time
30 minutes
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10 and up
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Moderate in-game text - needs crib sheet or paste ups
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Dominion
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Dominion: Basisspiel
Dominion: In naam van de koning
Dominion: Rozdarte Królestwo
Dominion: Valtakunta
Dominion: Ο κυρίαρχος
Доминион
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(from the back of the box:)

"You are a monarch, like your parents before you, a ruler of a small pleasant kingdom of rivers and evergreens. Unlike your parents, however, you have hopes and dreams! You want a bigger and more pleasant kingdom, with more rivers and a wider variety of trees. You want a Dominion! In all directions lie fiefs, freeholds, and feodums. All are small bits of land, controlled by petty lords and verging on anarchy. You will bring civilization to these people, uniting them under your banner.

But wait! It must be something in the air; several other monarchs have had the exact same idea. You must race to get as much of the unclaimed land as possible, fending them off along the way. To do this you will hire minions, construct buildings, spruce up your castle, and fill the coffers of your treasury. Your parents wouldn't be proud, but your grandparents, on your mother's side, would be delighted."


In Dominion, each player starts with an identical, very small deck of cards. In the center of the table is a selection of other cards the players can "buy" as they can afford them. Through their selection of cards to buy, and how they play their hands as they draw them, the players construct their deck on the fly, striving for the most efficient path to the precious victory points by game end.

Dominion is not a CCG, but the play of the game is similar to the construction and play of a CCG deck. The game comes with 500 cards. You select 10 of the 25 Kingdom card types to include in any given play—leading to immense variety.


Part of the Dominion series.

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The Dominion FAQ at BoardGameGeek:
Dominion FAQ

FAQ with all rules and unpublished rulings:
Complete and All-Encompassing Dominion FAQ

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Components (Rio Grande Games standard edition):

  • 500 Cards
    • 130 Basic Treasure Cards
      • 60 "Copper" Cards
      • 40 "Silver" Cards
      • 30 "Gold" Cards
    • 48 Basic Victory Cards
      • 24 "Estate" Cards
      • 12 "Duchy" Cards
      • 12 "Province" Cards
    • 252 Kingdom Cards
      • 10 each of Adventurer, Bureaucrat, Cellar, Chancellor, Chapel, Council Room, Feast, Festival, Laboratory, Library, Market, Militia, Mine, Moat, Moneylender, Remodel, Smithy, Spy, Thief, Throne Room, Village, Which, Woodcutter, Workshop
      • 12 Gardens
    • 30 Curse Cards
    • 33 Placeholder/"Randomizer" Cards
    • 7 Blank Cards
  • Storage Tray
  • Rulebook

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Dominion
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Games Factory Publishing Polish edition
Publisher: Games Factory Publishing
Artist: Matthias Catrein, Tomasz Jedruszek, Ryan Laukat
Year: 2015
Size: Medium Square (e.g. Ticket to Ride)
Polish
Release Date: Jul 2015
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Dominion
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Brazilian edition
Publisher: Conclave Editora
Artist: Julien Delval, Ryan Laukat, Harald Lieske, Marcel-André Casasola Merkle, Claus Stephan, Christof Tischmore»
Year: 2014
Size: Medium Square (e.g. Ticket to Ride)
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Rio Grande German first edition
Publisher: Rio Grande Games
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Year: 2014
Size: Medium Square (e.g. Ticket to Ride)
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Publisher: Rio Grande Games
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Year: 2012
Size: Medium Square (e.g. Ticket to Ride)
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Release Date: Jul 20, 2012
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Publisher: Kaissa Chess & Games
Artist: Julien Delval, Ryan Laukat, Harald Lieske, Marcel-André Casasola Merkle, Claus Stephan, Christof Tischmore»
Year: 2010
Product Code: KA 110642
Size: Medium Square (e.g. Ticket to Ride)
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4 441 Dominion Kingdoms & Random Kingdom Selector
Excel file containing the kingdoms listed in this thread: https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1383059/guaranteed-good-time-441-hand-crafted-dominion-set Also includes a macro for selecting a random kingdom from the list based on expansions owned.
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2015-06-29
1 Dominion Duplex Vertical Dividers (Thin Boarders)
Simple Double Sided Vertical Dividers that are 59mm X 100mm. They are price, type, name, expansion & color coded. Everything up to date included. I am sure there are errors so please let me know, otherwise enjoy. (Part 1 of 2)
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2015-05-31
0 DominionKingdomCalculator
This is an excel spreadsheet I used to calculate the total number of possible setups in Dominion, I uses the following kingdom contruction rules. -Platinums can only be used in a set with at least one Prosperity card -Shelters can only be used in a set with at least on Dark ages card -Each kingdom can have 0, 1, or 2 events -Any Black Market deck will consist of all remaining kingdom cards. Please let me know if you see any errors!
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2015-04-28
1 All Dominion cards
An updated (including the expansion Adventures (released April 2015)) list of all the cards in Dominion in alphabetical order.
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2015-04-18
0 Paper card box
Paper card box, 7x10 cm, base, Intrigue, Prosperity, Seaside, pdf file, v. 1.0. [url=https://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/187003/]Full list[/url] of boxes.
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2015-02-15
1 Custom Card - Beagle
From user nbread in tribute to his dog. It seems useful/interesting enough so I put 11 in a PDF to print and put into sleeves.
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2015-01-08
0 Action cards table
In this table Dominion action cards are classified according to how many additional actions, buys, cards and coins they give when played. Updated up to the Adventures expansion (April 2015).
English
2014-11-15
4 Playmat for Dominion and all Expansions
Updated to include (Draw 5 Cards) as suggested by users
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2014-09-14
5 Game Randomizer
New version with support for Events + all other Adventures cards added. Since I do no have Adventures yet, this version is not well tested, please any Events related bugs.
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2014-08-10
5 Dominion-Kompendium v2.6
Eine Auflistung und überarbeitete Detailbeschreibung ALLER (!) Dominion-Karten (Basisspiel, Die Intrige, Seaside, Die Alchimisten, Blütezeit, Reiche Ernte, Hinterland, Dark Ages, Die Gilden, sämtliche Promo-Karten und zusätzlich die Fan-Erweiterungen "Exaggeration" und "Die Händler"). Hab das bei einer Dominion-Partie gerne geöffnet auf dem Smartphone daneben liegen.
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