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Race for the Galaxy Strategy – Novelty Consume Strategies

In race for the galaxy, strategy advice on December 16th, 2009 at 10:00 am

[Authour’s note:  As will quickly become apparant, I am not taking Rebel Vs. Imperium into acocunt yet in this article. Hopefully I will have an opinion post about it in the new year, and then I will update the posts that I have written so far, before continuing on]

Key cards: Free Trade Association, Consumer Markets

Novelty consume is one of two types of Consume strategy that new players tend to grasp quickly. The key cards are relatively plentiful and they are obvious when you see them, plus novelty production worlds are cheap and numerous. Several novelty worlds also feature Consume powers, including a couple that Consume for cards, which can help get the engine running in a hurry even without the key cards right away. Read the rest of this entry »