Political Machinations

Cellar
: 2

Discard any number of cards. +1 Card per card discarded.

Action
Great Hall
: 3
Action
Victory
Baron
: 4

You may discard an Estate card. If you do, +4 Treasure. Otherwise, gain an Estate card.

Action
Throne Room
: 4

Choose an Action card in your hand. Play it twice.

Action
Duke
: 5

Worth 1 Victory point per Duchy you have.

Victory
Embargo
: 2

Trash this card. Put an Embargo token on top of a Supply pile.

When a player buys a card, he gains a Curse card per Embargo token on that pile.

Action
Steward
: 3

Choose one: +2 Cards; or +2 Treasure; or trash 2 cards from your hand.

Action
Scout
: 4

Reveal the top 4 cards of your deck. Put the revealed Victory cards into your hand. Put the other cards on top of your deck in any order.

Action
Council Room
: 5

Each player draws a card.

Action
Nobles
: 6

Choose one: +3 Cards; or +2 Actions.

Action
Victory
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Comments

Started as a deck to make the

Started as a deck to make the Scout valuable, then tweaked to fit a theme.

Embargo should make it replay well.

Very interesting. I will

Very interesting. I will have to give this one a try.

Let me know how it goes!

Let me know how it goes! Haven't played this one yet.

We just played this game 3

We just played this game 3 times, and each round was very fun. Lot's of subtle chaining with cellars and scouts, plus big scoring games from dukes.

Great combo! But be sure to

Great combo! But be sure to buy gold early or you are stuck later in the game.

Played twice, two very

Played twice, two very different experiences. Lots of good combos. Accidentally had Contraband instead of Baron (don't ask) and it made for more fun with Embargos in play.

Played a 4 player game. First

Played a 4 player game. First time playing with embargo (don't own Seaside; used blank cards) and it is pretty fun. I TR'ed Nobles but didn't win. There are quite a few combinations, so I will try to play it again.

Scout + Great Hall is a cute

Scout + Great Hall is a cute combo. Beware with dukes: if your opponent sees you buying up duchys, an embargo on the dukes will kill you.

Nice assortment. Loved the

Nice assortment. Loved the barons with the scouts.