T366 Game design -dominion

T366 Game design -dominion - Explanation of Dominion game...

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Explanation of Dominion game Early in the game in phase one, since all players’ decks look and feel the same, it is important to display thoughtful deck management skills when deciphering between which cards to buy. Certain facets of deck management include randomness, risk management, ownership, and choice. Two components of randomness are fear and anxiety, and arousal. Since Dominion is a game of randomness and risk, considering every time the player draws five cards she is blind, it is crucial early on to counteract these components by using choice to buy cards that are safe and that can confidently build up your deck. For instance, it would be wise to buy Treasure (money) cards early in the game. The more Treasure cards you obtain, the higher the probability that the majority of the five cards you draw will grant you purchasing opportunities to buy Victory cards. Another reason why it is important to buy Treasure cards early on is because it is the Treasure card that will provide you with the prospect of buying action cards; action cards will eventually make your deck more powerful. However, something I came across was to not over-buy action cards. Unless you buy an action card that has plus one action, then many times they will take up space in your deck when you could have Treasure
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