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|gamebox=Jagged Earth
 
|gamebox=Jagged Earth
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|setup=Put 1 {{presence}} on your starting board, in a land with {{blight}}.
|playstyle= Play Style blurb. Wiki Text Acceptable.
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|playstyle=A build-your-own-Spirit, capable of going in many different directions based on Elements picked, Growth choices selected, and Power Cards kept. Has a very high personal/visual complexity and a huge number of early-game options, but doesn't alter play much for other players at the table.
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As it commits to choices, it loses versatility - not all paths will be good (or even possible) at all things. It especially wants a measure of adaptation to early Power Cards, rather than trying to pre-select a strategy.
 
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|complexity=high
 
|f-innate=Name of Innate power on the left
 
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|s-innate3=Second Innate threshold 3. Do not use  if nothing.
 
|s-innate3=Second Innate threshold 3. Do not use  if nothing.
 
|s-innate4=Second Innate threshold 4. Do not use  if nothing.
 
|s-innate4=Second Innate threshold 4. Do not use  if nothing.
|special=Special Rules, wiki text acceptable.
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|special='''''GROWTH BEGETS GROWTH'''''<br>You have 6 {{presence}} tracks. ''(As usual, you may add {{presence}} from any track.)'' 4 of the {{presence}} tracks are next to rows of Growth choices: these choices start unavailable. Upon emptying a Growth track, pick one of its two Growth choices to be immediately available. The other stays unavailable fo rthe rest of the game ''(cover with a spare piece)''.<br>After you add {{presence}} from a space marked {{energy+1}}, gain 1 Energy.
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'''''SLOWLY COALESCING NATURE'''''<br>After revealing a {{gainelement}}, place 1 permanent element of your choice on it. It is constantly available. ''(As if pre-printed on the {{presence}} track.)''
 
|growthtype=one, two, always (Pick One, Pick Two, or has an Always)
 
|growthtype=one, two, always (Pick One, Pick Two, or has an Always)
 
|growth1=First growth option, use [[Template:Growth]] (If always was selected in growthtype, must be the Always Option)
 
|growth1=First growth option, use [[Template:Growth]] (If always was selected in growthtype, must be the Always Option)

Revision as of 18:51, 21 March 2020



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SETUP

Put 1 Presenceicon.png on your starting board, in a land with Blighticon.png.

PLAY STYLE

A build-your-own-Spirit, capable of going in many different directions based on Elements picked, Growth choices selected, and Power Cards kept. Has a very high personal/visual complexity and a huge number of early-game options, but doesn't alter play much for other players at the table.

As it commits to choices, it loses versatility - not all paths will be good (or even possible) at all things. It especially wants a measure of adaptation to early Power Cards, rather than trying to pre-select a strategy.

COMPLEXITY

HIGH

GROWTH
First growth option, use Template:Growth (If always was selected in growthtype, must be the Always Option) Second growth Option, continue to use template Same Same - but Optional
PRESENCE
Top Presence Track
Bottom Presence Track

SPECIAL RULES

GROWTH BEGETS GROWTH
You have 6 Presenceicon.png tracks. (As usual, you may add Presenceicon.png from any track.) 4 of the Presenceicon.png tracks are next to rows of Growth choices: these choices start unavailable. Upon emptying a Growth track, pick one of its two Growth choices to be immediately available. The other stays unavailable fo rthe rest of the game (cover with a spare piece).
After you add Presenceicon.png from a space marked Template:Energy+1, gain 1 Energy.

SLOWLY COALESCING NATURE
After revealing a Template:Gainelement, place 1 permanent element of your choice on it. It is constantly available. (As if pre-printed on the Presenceicon.png track.)

Name of Innate power on the left
Innate Power on the left, use Template:Targeting

First innate threshold. Use wiki text.

First innate threshold 2.

first innate threshold 3. Do not use if nothing.

First innate threshold 4. Do not use if nothing.

Name of Innate power on the right.
Innate Power on the right, use Template:Targeting Optional.

Second innate threshold. Use wiki text. Optional.

Second innate threshold 2. Optional.

Second Innate threshold 3. Do not use if nothing.

Second Innate threshold 4. Do not use if nothing.


SUMMARY OF POWERS Use the Template:Powersummary



Lore

From the Playmat

Every once and again, where starlight falls to ground there arises a new Spirit. Its essence is initially that of the stars and nighttime sky, but from the moment it touches the island it begins to change, adapting and reimagining itself for its new home. Only a few of the island's Spirits came to be in this fashion, but many of them have been memorable.

This one arrived after the Invaders started to spread, striking the earth where they had cleared land for farming. Fragile and new, it was saved from dissolution by Stone's Unyielding Defiance, and in gratitude fights the Invaders even as it seeks to define itself.

Design Lore

The natural world is not static, and neither are the Spirits. Individuals among them grow and change, both reflective-of and reflecting-into the parts of the world that they embody. Spirits can cease to exist, either slowly fading away, being severed from the vital life of nature, or through the cessation of portions of the world they cannot do without. They can transform, their nature fundamentally shifting. And new Spirits can come into being, either coalescing around the existing, or via the genesis of the new.

Usually, when Spirits arise, they embody or represent something right from the get-go. There is, however, something different and unusual about the light of stars. While there do certainly exist Spirits of the night and nighttime sky, when starlight itself falls to earth (common) and brings a Spirit (much rarer), that Spirit arises unattached to any facet of nature, other than a lingering and fading connection to the stars above. Over its first hours, months, years of its existence, it transforms, forming connections to local places and aspects of nature, becoming something altogether new.

Are the stars themselves immense Spirits, slower-moving than any on the island, but so powerful they create children from across the vast reach of sky? By the time starlight-Spirits understand this question being posed to them, they no longer remember whether it is true.


Starting Cards

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Wiki Text Acceptable. Link to Forum Posts, or new Strategy Pages

Wiki Text Acceptable. Link content regarding design, not lore