At this point, the game includes 18 of them, and they will become part of the players’ decks and used through the game to modify results. They are also completely blank at this point … because I’m not sure exactly what I’m going to put on them. I first need to test the way the plays work normally, without any modification, before I’ll be able to tell exactly what sort of modification will work right to add just enough spice to the game without overpowering it. I also need to work out how the cards get into the decks. Like the play cards, I’m assuming a little bit of dealing/drafting during setup, followed by some drafting-and-building during the game.
Here are a few things I expect to have them do … (more…)