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Subject: A plethora of variants to use as you wish. rss

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Andy McGuire
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The following are a few variants I've found to be helpful in balancing the game a bit, and also help create more of a continuity.

1. Villain deck mods. After GAME 1- do not use the Professor Quirrel villain card (he's dead). After GAME 2- do not use the Basilisk (also dead). After GAME 4, do not use Barty Crouch Jr. (he's locked away).

2. Hogwarts card mods. After GAME 2, do not use Gilderoy Lockhart card (he went insane). After GAME 4, do not use Cedric Diggory card (oh, he dead). After GAME 5, do not use Sirius Black card (killed by Bellatrix). After GAME 6, do not use Dumbledore card (killed by his own design)

3. Other variants- At the end of each game, each player can carry over 1 ITEM card that they purchased during the game. Each subsequent game, they may chose the same item or a different one they've purchased, but only 1 item carries over per game; do not stack item cards throughout the campaign.

Next, there is no trash mechanic, which sucks, so whenever a hero heals for 3 or more (even if they don't use all the granted health) they may trash a card from there DISCARD pile. These cards reset each game, so you won't lose your starting cards (which is what you'll likely trash) forever, just for the current game.

Finally, going against the rules, you MAY carry unused UNUSED INFLUENCE TOKENS over to your next turn! You may NOT convert unspent influence gained from cards into tokens.
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Tim Szerlong MIB#0786
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All of those make the game way easier. Any ideas on what could be done to make the game harder?

Love ideas BTW, totally not discounting where you are going with it.
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Robert O'Hearne
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Dude! You posted the single biggest reveal in the 7 books!

Could you please spoiler this?

You did not even mark the thread SPOILER
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BT Carpenter
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I don't believe these would 'balance' things, only 'make them easier' in all counts.

Pass.
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