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Re: [Fluxx] Favorite/Least favorite cards

  • FromChristopher Hickman <tophu@xxxxxxx>
  • DateFri, 14 Mar 2008 06:09:06 -0700
Yeah.  I like the idea of The Computer and I was excited to put it in my deck, but it is a bit too powerful.  I mean, to the point that whoever got The Computer usually won, and I had to add a new Action (Power Outage) to make it easier to deal with (it trashes all appliances).

On Thursday, March 13, 2008, at 03:45PM, "Darren Maskowitz" <squitz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>X=X+1 (Inflation for you with 3.1) is another of the cards i like, but
>it compounds the problem i have with the computer. Now the persom with
>the computer has +2 to everything, in addition to the +1 from X=X+1.
>When all that is out are the basic rules and X=X+1 the guy with the
>computer is drawing and playing 4, while everyone else is at 2.
>On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 10:53 PM, Doug Orleans <dougorleans@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Christopher Onstad writes:
>>  > As for dislike, I think my least favorite card of all is the Inflation
>>  > rule.  I like the concept of it, but in most games it slows games down as
>>  > everybody stops and does math.  Not just figuring out what to draw and play,
>>  > but then checking their cards of numerals.
>> I think it's my favorite.  It's a way to simultaneously increase the
>> Draw, Play, and Limit rules, all of which reduce the luck factor (slightly).
>> And it's not mutually exclusive with anything else, so it will stick
>> around until someone chooses to trash it.
>> --dougorleans@xxxxxxxxx
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