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It's not possible to win without taking cards (unless you have a very cooperative opponent!), so the trick is to be judicious about what you take. Getting a high-value card isn't the end of the game for you: if you can take most of the chips in the process, you can still come out ahead.
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For the rules of no thanks, see <b>[[Gamehelpnothanks|GameHelpNoThanks]]</b>
  
You usually don't want to simply pick up a card with no chips on it. Your opponents generally don't want the cards you want, so it's worthwhile to send a high-value card around a couple times before you pick it up, even if the card would be part of a run for you. Of course, if it would also benefit an opponent, make sure you take it first!
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== General ==
  
Try to keep a rough idea of how many chips your opponents have. Don't get so greedy for chips that you accidentally force an opponent to take a card you really need!
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* It's not possible to win without taking cards (unless you have a very cooperative opponent!), so the trick is to be judicious about what you take.
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** Getting a high-value card isn't the end of the game for you: if you can take most of the chips in the process, you can still come out ahead.
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* You usually don't want to simply pick up a card with no chips on it.
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** Your opponents generally don't want the cards you want, so it's worthwhile to send a high-value card around a couple times before you pick it up, even if the card would be part of a run for you.
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** Of course, if it would also benefit an opponent, make sure you take it first!
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* Try to keep a rough idea of how many chips your opponents have.
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** Don't get so greedy for chips that you accidentally force an opponent to take a card you really need!

Latest revision as of 14:03, 26 December 2021

For the rules of no thanks, see GameHelpNoThanks

General

  • It's not possible to win without taking cards (unless you have a very cooperative opponent!), so the trick is to be judicious about what you take.
    • Getting a high-value card isn't the end of the game for you: if you can take most of the chips in the process, you can still come out ahead.
  • You usually don't want to simply pick up a card with no chips on it.
    • Your opponents generally don't want the cards you want, so it's worthwhile to send a high-value card around a couple times before you pick it up, even if the card would be part of a run for you.
    • Of course, if it would also benefit an opponent, make sure you take it first!
  • Try to keep a rough idea of how many chips your opponents have.
    • Don't get so greedy for chips that you accidentally force an opponent to take a card you really need!