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Subject: Generation Marker rss

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Ian Armstrong
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What purpose does the generation marker server in a 2+ player game? Are there cards that reference where it currently is on the track?

 
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Brent Bergwall
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I have been wondering the same thing. Have not seen any cards that reference it. Only reason I have run into is if you are doing the draft variant it keeps track of what direction to pass (even left, odd right).
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O.Shane Balloun
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Joshua Schutte
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Knowing how long the game will last on average (10 generations in a 4p game) allows you to evaluate income cards. Yes it serves no purpose other than thematically counting generations, no cards interact with it.
 
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