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Mike
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***Updated to Reflect Response***

I have searched high and low for someone else asking this question, and it makes me sad that no one else seems to need a clarification on the Thing-player drawing cards. I'm all turned around, and apparently the only one. It means I am broken.shake

Here are three scenarios from the game. Could someone please help me fill in the ?'s:

1) Encounter - "Act 2: Conduct Blood Test"
Instructions on Card - "All Players Draw One Card"


2-player game:
Outpost-Player draws one card
Thing-Player draws ?
THING-PLAYER DRAWS 1 CARD


3-player game:
Outpost1 draws one card
Outpost2 draws one card
Thing-Player draws ?
THING-PLAYER DRAWS 2 CARDS (1 card per Outpost-Player)


2) Encounter - "Act 2: Blair Goes Berserk"
Instructions on Card - no directions to draw


2-player game:
Outpost-Player draws nothing
Thing-Player draws ?
THING-PLAYER DRAWS NO CARDS

3-player game:
Outpost1 draws nothing
Outpost2 draws nothing
Thing-Player draws ?
THING-PLAYER DRAWS NO CARDS


3) Encounter - "Act 1: Investigate the Crashed Saucer Site"
Instructions on Card - All Players Draw Back Up To 5 Cards


2-player game:
Outpost-Player ends up with at least 5 cards total in his/her hand
Thing-Player draws ?
THING-PLAYER DRAWS UNTIL 5 TOTAL CARDS IN HAND

3-player game:
Outpost1 ends up with at least 5 cards total in his/her hand
Outpost2 ends up with at least 5 cards total in his/her hand
Thing-Player draws ?
THING-PLAYER DRAWS UNTIL 5 TOTAL CARDS IN HAND


* I didn't bother adding 4-6 player scenarios, figuring the answer scales upwards from 3-player.
Thanks. I bet the answers are simple but it's driving me crazy never-the-less.
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Gary
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How I've played it is:

2-player game
1. Thing draws 1 card
2. Thing draws no cards
3. Thing draws until 5 in hand (unless Thing already has 5 or more, in which case do nothing)

3-player game
1. Thing draws 2 cards
2. Thing draws no cards
3. Thing draws until 5 in hand (ditto)



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Thaaaaaaaank Yoooooouuuu!
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