Dominion

Start at: 19:30 August 19 2020 UK time

Finish at: 23:00 August 19 2020 UK time

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Description

Wednesday 19th August

From 7:30 pm until 11:00 pm

Played on Dominion.games with chat available on the MSO Discord server

Dominion is a deck-building game created by Donald X. Vaccarino. Each player uses a separate deck of cards to which only he or she has access; players draw their hands from their own decks, not others’. During turns, players use their cards to perform various actions and purchase cards from a common pool of card stacks available to all players, including those that give them more actions, coins to purchase cards, and victory cards that are otherwise valueless during the game. At the end of the game, defined when certain common stacks are exhausted, the player with the highest number of victory points wins. The game has a light medieval theme, with card names that reference pre-industrial, monarchical, and feudal social structures.

The rules of the game can be found here.

Tournament Details

This tournament is open to all players, beginners and Dominion experts alike.

– 7 Rounds
– 2 Player Games
– Swiss Format
– A playoff for Gold will take place if players are tied on wins.  Otherwise ties are settled using the MSO standard tiebreaks.

The tournament shall be organised via the Mind Sports Olympiad Discord server, which enables us to use text & voice chat throughout the tournament (voice chat is optional). To join, please follow this link: https://discord.gg/mRhtB4M

Please ensure you join the channel on time (refer to schedule) so that we can get everyone organised and to avoid disappointment.  Also ensure that you have validated your account on Dominion.games and that you are able to host games.

Game Rule Clarifications
– The tournament shall be played using the 2016 second edition base set.
– VP counter turned off
– Respecting of familiar/liked/disliked/banned cards turned off
– Clock rules: Players are expected to play at a tempo sufficient to ensure games are completed within 20 minutes.

Schedule
Check In Opens: 18:30
Check In Closes: 19:25
First Games Commence: 19:30
Expected Finish Approximately: 23:00

Additional information

Type

Adult, Child

Location

Online