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question on Three-Dragon Ante
« on: December 11, 2006, 07:34:02 PM »
Anyone here ever played Three-Dragon Ante?  Is anyone able to give us a review?

Supposedly it's the popular card came played by all your D&D characters.

There's a Wikipedia article http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three-Dragon_Ante
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Re: question on Three-Dragon Ante
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2006, 07:40:55 PM »
I've seen it in stores, but I've never known anyone to buy it, play it, or not think it's a silly idea.
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Re: question on Three-Dragon Ante
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2006, 07:42:08 PM »
I've been meaning to pick it up and see how it plays, but I couldn't review it for obvious reasons. However, if you like, I can bring it to LTUE and you guys can try it out.
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Re: question on Three-Dragon Ante
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2006, 07:48:24 PM »
Sure, it coulsn't hurt. Is that the next time you're coming? That's a long time for us to remain Stacer-less.
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Re: question on Three-Dragon Ante
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2006, 08:37:27 PM »
I know! But yeah, it's the next time. They're even flying me out. Hence, the reason I can afford it in Feb.
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Re: question on Three-Dragon Ante
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2006, 09:58:25 PM »
We should set up a Stacer-web-cam and replace the news box with it.
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Re: question on Three-Dragon Ante
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2006, 10:40:21 PM »
I demand that Stacer wear a wireless webcam in her glasses at all times, like in Mission: Impossible, so that we can experience life through her eyes.
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Re: question on Three-Dragon Ante
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2006, 12:13:41 AM »
Life through my eyes is pretty boring. But I do have my cell phone cam. (I'll be getting the hang of videos at some future point.) That good enough?
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Re: question on Three-Dragon Ante
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2006, 12:01:58 PM »
I got curious and my gaming group is always interested in new card games to play, so I ordered it off the internets. I'll let you guys know how it matches up when I get a chance to play it.

It got a really favourable review from RPG.net though. [/fraternising_with_enemy]
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Re: question on Three-Dragon Ante
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2006, 06:56:25 PM »
OH NOES! NOT RPG.NET!!!

Their reviews are hit or miss, just like most sites, but I don't mind their front end (aside from the 10 year old looking website).
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Re: question on Three-Dragon Ante
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2006, 06:16:00 PM »
From RPG.net  "Three-Dragon Ante is a new gambling card game"

Oh, no!   I've encouraged people to play a Gambling game!  When you are all pennyless gambling addicts I'll feel terrible.  By the way if you need to sell off all your roleplaying, sci-fi and fantasy books to pay for your new habit, let me know.

Actually, I guess I already knew it was a "poker" like game but I thought it was just for roleplaying.  I can be so naive sometimes.
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Re: question on Three-Dragon Ante
« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2007, 01:35:02 PM »
I haven't seen it in stores yet.  But as a gambling game for inclusion in a D&D game?  Excellent idea!  10/10!

Why?  there is no skill in D&D for gambling - its situational at best and relies 100% on a single die roll (and you can only roll a d100 so many times before getting bored).

What I started using and what works AMAZING 'cause everyone already has it - is the Dice Guessing game from Pirates of the Carribean 2 (the only think good from that movie, imo).

Give it a shot at your next game - you will love it, and so will your players!
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