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Offline Stef

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Spending Villagers - edgecases
« on: 25 September 2018, 09:10:06 AM »
...This will be sufficient in >99% of the games...

In theory there are 3 exceptions:
 - If you are possessing your opponent, you probably want to waste their villagers.
 - If you are scared of being possessed, you may want to waste your own villagers.
 - If you intend to play Diadem and you prefer coins to Villagers, you may want to use them.

Two things you can do:
- If you're in your action phase and nothing else is currently happening (= you're not in the middle of playing some card) you can click the villager icon in the status bar to use a villager.
- If you manage to play diadem in your action phase (Black Market or Storyteller) it will simply ask you how many Villagers you want to spend before getting the coins from Diadem.

Unfortunately this still don't cover all these edge-cases. Most notably, maybe you have Diadem in hand but no actions whatsoever, and the game will automatically skip your Action phase. We'll figure something out before Renaissance goes live for real to fix that.

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Re: Spending Villagers - edgecases
« Reply #1 on: 25 September 2018, 12:24:19 PM »
Stef,
What are you quoting from?  If it's another thread, can you include enough information here so that we readers know what you are talking about?  :)

(Or a link to the other thread...that would be fine as well.)

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Re: Spending Villagers - edgecases
« Reply #2 on: 25 September 2018, 12:39:08 PM »
It's from today's release notes.

Offline Stef

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Re: Spending Villagers - edgecases
« Reply #3 on: 25 September 2018, 12:51:16 PM »
Stef,
What are you quoting from?  If it's another thread, can you include enough information here so that we readers know what you are talking about?  :)

(Or a link to the other thread...that would be fine as well.)

actually the forum software automatically makes that "Quote from"-line a link you can click. I will admit it doesn't look like a link though.

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Re: Spending Villagers - edgecases
« Reply #4 on: 25 September 2018, 07:56:12 PM »
The confusing thing is that I can't spend Villager tokens after playing my last action card, because it goes immediately to the buy phase. (I'm playing with Diadem.) I had to undo four times before I figured out how to do it.

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Re: Spending Villagers - edgecases
« Reply #5 on: 25 September 2018, 09:03:30 PM »
As Markus wrote elsewhere, the requirement to confirm "End Actions" in all the cases where you have Villagers but no use case as with Diadem was a much bigger nuisance. Due to cards like Venuture, the Diadem might not even be in your hand for it to be relevant.

People have different ideas what to do about this, we'll see what will be implemented until the full release.