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whovian223
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Re: Brass Tournment

Wed Mar 23, 2016 6:27 pm

The app is really excellent. My two minor quibbles (which I should probably pass along to the devs):
  • Unless I'm missing something, I have to go back to the main menu and then into the online game menu to switch between games. A "next game" button would be nice.
  • The app's generally very good about graying out and disabling options you can't use during your turn, but the option to sell cotton seems to always be available after you've sold cotton once, even if you don't have cotton to sell.
Totally agree on your first point.

Thankfully, I've only been in 2 games max at a time, so it hasn't been *too* bad, but still annoying.

I hadn't noticed your second point. Definitely something they should be made aware of.

Baelnor
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Re: Brass Tournment

Sat Mar 26, 2016 6:56 am

I still have NO IDEA what I am doing in these games.... evidenced by me building 4 ports and almost going bankrupt!

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SpiceTheCat
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Re: Brass Tournment

Mon Mar 28, 2016 7:34 am

Manchester has finished- final scores:
SpiceTheCat 208
Holsten_Knight 172
Codington 158

Good game both.
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SpiceTheCat
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Re: Brass Tournment

Mon Mar 28, 2016 8:47 pm

One of these days, I'll actually make a Shipyard strategy work. I never build them because they get unwieldy, but then somebody builds at least one and beats me...
I think this is one of the ways 3- and 4-player games differ. If you look at the top-scoring games at OotH, you'll see that the highest-scoring 3-player games build both mills and shipyards, which generally isn't true for 4-player. I've not played enough 3-player games to have a feel for the game tempo needed to make that work.
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SpiceTheCat
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Re: Brass Tournment

Mon Mar 28, 2016 8:50 pm

I still have NO IDEA what I am doing in these games.... evidenced by me building 4 ports and almost going bankrupt!
This is actually a decent strategy, but you'll need to hope that everyone else is building mills and you'll need to be building coal mines and iron works to keep your income ticking over before your ports get flipped. As ports are relatively cheap compared to mills, it is doable.
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JaneHatke
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Re: Brass Tournment

Fri Apr 01, 2016 2:24 pm

JaneHatke 152
Blackfire 148
iandavidsmith 127

Great game. I was fortunate to be able to build a shipyard on the last turn and that gave me the win. We were close in score most of Era 2.

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JammaTal
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Re: Brass Tournment

Fri Apr 01, 2016 2:35 pm

congrats to @Snotty128, @SpiceTheCat and @JaneHatke on winning their semifinals and so taking seats at the final table!

last table Paris is in turn 8/10 rail era. nothing decided. close game.

skoptic
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Re: Brass Tournment

Fri Apr 01, 2016 5:51 pm

I'm well up for next brass tournament :) Must keen tourney dome closer to top of favourites list!

GC skoptic

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JammaTal
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Re: Brass Tournment

Sun Apr 03, 2016 10:12 pm

Jamma - 192
irishdomer08 - 152
Balnor - 122

so the final table will start now.
as player sequence is randomized i have created the game "Final Table" (same password)

good card luck to all of us ;)

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SpiceTheCat
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Re: Brass Tournment

Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:43 am

Joined after a certain amount of confusion relating to picking the last hat. Anyway, good luck all.

*glares at cards*
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