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Subject: Final scoring card lace+yarn=3VP rss

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Juanlu Bermudez
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Yesterday I was able to put in play one of those extreme strategies that I like to try just to get the full scope of a game.

The idea was to get as many packs of white cubes and grey octogons as I could and take the final scoring card that gives 3 victory points for every pack.

There are a number of cards to support this strategy but I didn't become too obsesed. I just picked an extra buy at the marked and an extra cube/octogon purchase for free. Maybe I didn't a lot of dresses but put these in the spaces that give market, cube or octogon bonuses.

I finished the game with 9 packs of cube+octogon wich gave me 27 victory points. 27 points are way too much for this game! I won by a difference of more than 20 points (was a two players game) wondering if this actually broke the game.
 
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Bruce
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Personally I find this card meh in a 2 or 4 player game. In a 3 or 5 player game where more board spots are going to be taken from you this is a good strategy to get out of the fight (but in turn allows other players to take better spots). I do not find it too powerful.
 
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benjamin CLOVIS
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It seems to me that if your opponent had seen this coming, he would have bought that scoring card ahead of you, leaving you with a bunch of useless cubes and octogons at the end of the game maybe? After all, if you were able to aquire that many pairs, I am guessing that you sacrificed some other scoring aspect of the game no?

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Lutz Hartel
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And sometimes this card won't come along at all.
 
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Ted Marshall
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Paladins_Angel wrote:
And sometimes this card won't come along at all.

With the base game, all cards always come out. Even with the expansion, I believe all of the level 6 cards still always come out.
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