1. Conserve your Free Will Cards.
It is usually a good strategy to use the Free WIll Cards to obtain tools before using them to obtain rings.
2. Get the Master Wand first.
Of the tools, it is usually best to get the Master Wand first. This eliminates the necessity of returning to the Spirit Realm.
3. Or get a Master Torch first.
If you acquire one torch peg by chance, it can be a good strategy to use a Free Will Card to get the second one. This guarantees the better outcome on all 12 Choice Card spaces and also enhances your chances of getting the Master Wand.
4. Complete your tools quickly.
It is a good strategy to complete a master tool once it has been started. This allows you to benefit from the master tool’s power sooner and it eliminates the risk of losing an incomplete tool.
5. Always consider looping through the temples.
It is always useful in Land 3 to calculate the outcomes of both going through and going past a temple.
6. Land on Choice Card spaces.
Once you have a Master Torch, the Choice Cards become positive and thus good to land on. In addition, the Choice Cards in Lands 3 and 4 yield the option of another turn which is useful after you have all of your master tools.
7. Use the Dharma Wheels.
With just three Free Will Cards (of 2, 5, and 6 for example), you have 27 options. It’s enough to stagger a math major.
8. Land on or jump over another player.
Once a player acquires a positive karmic majority it is a handy strategy for you to land on that player. Similarly, if you find yourself following a cluster of players with negative karmic majority it is good strategy to use a Free Will Card or two to move ahead of them.
9. Prepare before re-entering Lands 1 and 2.
In most cases you will have to re-enter Lands 1 and 2 to get rings. It is a very good idea to have a Master Torch and/or several Free Will Cards before re-entering these lands.
10. Reconfigure your Free Will Cards.
There are several spaces in the Spirit Realm that allow you to exchange your Free Will Cards for other Free Will Cards. This can improve your assortment of cards.
11. Get insurance before making a dash to the finish.
It's a good idea to stockpile a few extra rings before racing to the finish. These rings provide protection against an unexpected bead.
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