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L e t ' s p l a y d a r t s!

For anyone who still can't get enough of it after the PDC and the Embassy,
here's a game that will make you feel just like Raymond van Barneveld:
Darts!

This started out as a more regular Dvorak game, but ended up bending every
Dvorak rule. Anyway, the deck printing script is useful here, and understanding
Dvorak will help in understanding this game.
The game is quite playable like this, and nicely reflects the tactical decisions
dartplayers take. The actual numbers thrown are not that realistic, but getting
that right would require a lot more cards.

Game on!

Dion

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Darts {
name: "Darts";
text: " A full game consists of an odd number of sets, e.g. 3. A set is best
of 5 legs; players take turn beginning a leg. Players take turns beginning the
first leg in a set. A toss is performed to decide who starts the first leg in
the first set.";
parent: deck;
}

Legs {
name: "Legs";
text: "Each player starts each leg with 501 points. Each turn, the total of
darts thrown is subtracted from that total. The first one to finish at exactly 0
wins that leg. The last dart thrown must be a double. If a player would end at 1
or lower, the entire turn is void, e.g. no points are subtracted.";
parent: deck;
}

Deck {
name: "Deck";
text: "Every player gets a full Darts deck of their own.";
parent: deck;
}

Hand {
name: "Hand";
text: "Every player starts with 15 cards. No cards are drawn at the
beginning of the turn.";
parent: deck;
}

Things {
name: "Things";
text: "During your turn, you must play exactly 3 darts. If you want to miss,
you may play a card face down.";
parent: deck;
}

Actions {
name: "Actions";
text: "During your turn, you may play at most 3 doubles or triples
(multipliers). A multiplier is played on top of a dart of your own and stays
there. The value of that dart is doubled or tripled. Only one double or triple
can be played on each dart. No doubles or triples can be played on a card face
down.";
parent: deck;
}

Drawing {
name: "Drawing";
text: "At the end of a turn, a player draws 4 cards, or up to 15 cards.
Players can never have more than 15 cards in their hand.";
parent: deck;
}

Piles {
name: "Piles";
text: "After a leg is finished, the cards played go onto a discard pile.
Both players then draw enough cards to complete their hand to 15. Only when the
draw pile is finished, the discard pile is shuffled and becomes the new draw
pile.";
parent: deck;
}

NewSet {
name: "New set";
text: "When a new set begins, the players shuffle their entire deck and draw
15 new cards.";
parent: deck;
}

Bull {
name: "Bull";
text: "25 points. No triple can be played on the bull.";
parent: thing;

count: 4;
}

20 {
name: "20";
text: "";
parent: thing;

count: 10;
}

19 {
name: "19";
text: "";
parent: thing;

count: 2;
}

18 {
name: "18";
text: "";
parent: thing;

count: 2;
}

17 {
name: "17";
text: "";
parent: thing;

count: 2;
}

16 {
name: "16";
text: "";
parent: thing;

count: 2;
}

15 {
name: "15";
text: "";
parent: thing;

count: 2;
}

14 {
name: "14";
text: "";
parent: thing;
}

13 {
name: "13";
text: "";
parent: thing;
}

12 {
name: "12";
text: "";
parent: thing;
}

11 {
name: "11";
text: "";
parent: thing;
}

10 {
name: "10";
text: "";
parent: thing;
}

9 {
name: "9";
text: "";
parent: thing;
}

8 {
name: "8";
text: "";
parent: thing;
}

7 {
name: "7";
text: "";
parent: thing;
}

6 {
name: "6";
text: "";
parent: thing;
}

5 {
name: "5";
text: "";
parent: thing;
}

4 {
name: "4";
text: "";
parent: thing;
}

3 {
name: "3";
text: "";
parent: thing;
}

2 {
name: "2";
text: "";
parent: thing;
}

1 {
name: "1";
text: "";
parent: thing;
}

Double {
name: "Double";
text: "Doubles the value of the dart it is played on.";
parent: action;

count: 4;
}

Triple {
name: "Triple";
text: "Triples the value of the dart it is played on.";
parent: action;

count: 10;
}
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