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Subject: Why was Ishtar Balanced ? a Nerf or a Buff? rss

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Mick Whyte
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Hi guys,
I just played 2nd game of Seasons just using the 30 cards and drafting. Built my deck around Balance of Ishtar, taking many cards that provided engergy boost and or quick cheap crystals. Now I must have used Balanceof Istar every season from round 2 onwards and finished on a comfortable 210 points. Then checking BGG I see I have the old version of the card 4 energy for 12 points. So I'm thinking that maybe this is why it was balanced :-/ but I must say it was very hard work to use it effectly almost all the other cards I played were free or provided more energy than they took and I was able to use my 2x cursed dice most turns as I never needed a transmute symbol.

So.was it Nerfed or buffed?
 
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Jack
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I'd say buff all day. It pretty much sucked in the original form.
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Geki
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I am at a loss: could you elaborate on the two different versions?
 
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Victor Caminha
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senorcoo wrote:
I'd say buff all day. It pretty much sucked in the original form.


This.
 
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geki wrote:
I am at a loss: could you elaborate on the two different versions?


The original required you to dump 4 identical energy for 12 pts and was worth 2, if I recall correctly. The new one is worth 4 and allows you to exchange 3 for 12, I believe.
 
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senorcoo wrote:
geki wrote:
I am at a loss: could you elaborate on the two different versions?


The original required you to dump 4 identical energy for 12 pts and was worth 2, if I recall correctly. The new one is worth 4 and allows you to exchange 3 for 12, I believe.


New one is 3 for 9, so each energy is still 3 points. However getting 3 of one kind is much easier to have available.
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