Feast of the Rose (Guide)

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Introduction[edit]

This is a work-in-progress guide that collates all the notes on playing Feast of the Exceptional Rose.

Key Dates for 1899 (2021):

  • 4th February – Festival Opens
  • 11th February – Masquing can be exchanged for companions
  • 18th February – Gift-giving and feast activities close
  • 22nd February – Exchanging gifts for Masquing, the Clathermont story and meeting companions close.
  • source: https://www.failbettergames.com/the-feast-of-the-rose-1899/

Wikia links:

External Resource links:

Gaining Masquing[edit]

See The Airs of London for how to change unfavourable Airs when necessary, probably the best is Observe the spires of the Bazaar. The following table shows the number of Masquing gained with any conditions. None of the options will increase Masquing past 20.

Abbreviations used:


Clouds.png The Airs of London 0-25[edit]

Tables for individual cards:

A masked revel! (Unlocked with Maskrose.png 1 x  Mask of the Rose)
Option Requirements Challenge Success Rare Success Failure
Dance with your Spouse Heart.png 3 x Romantic Notion
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Sidebarnightmares.png -10 CP 
Sidebarscandal.png -10 CP 
Dance with a mysterious stranger Fox.png 20 Fox.png +4 CP  (bonus)
Confidentsmile.png 1 x Confident Smile
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Fox.png +5 CP  (bonus)
Confidentsmile.png 3 x Confident Smile
Adoration.png 2 x Masquing
Heart.png 1 x Romantic Notion
Meteors.png 1 x Antique Mystery
Dance.png 1 x Alight with Passion
Clouds.png The Airs of London (random)
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
An assignation in the garden with a stranger Cardfan.png 70% Quirkhedonist.png +1 CP  (<lvl 5)
Heart.png 2 x Romantic Notion
Clouds.png The Airs of London (random)
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Quirkhedonist.png +3 CP , (<lvl 10)
Heart.png 5 x  Romantic Notion
Clouds.png The Airs of London (random)
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Sunset.png 1 x Vision of the Surface
Implication.png 2 x Extraordinary Implication
Sidebarscandal.png +2 CP 
Fox.png -4 CP 
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Clouds.png The Airs of London (random)
Cast aside your mask! Clouds.png The Airs of London 90+ Cardfan.png 50% Maskrose.png -1 x Mask of the Rose
Fox.png +15 CP 
Adoration.png 2 x Masquing
Maskrose.png -1 x Mask of the Rose
Confidentsmile.png 5 x Confident Smile
Fox.png +15 CP 
Adoration.png 2 x Masquing
Sidebarmakingwaves.png +2 CP 
Quirkmelancholy.png +3 CP  (<lvl 10)
Maskrose.png -1 x Mask of the Rose
Fox.png +3 CP 
Clouds.png The Airs of London (random)
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Remove a mysterious stranger's mask Owl.png 20 Confidentsmile.png 1 x Confident Smile
Mask.png 1 x An Identity Uncovered!
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Devil.png +1 CP an Intimate of Devils (<lvl 4)
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Mask.png 1 x An Identity Uncovered!
Diamondblue.png 1 x Ostentatious Diamond
Ratthief.png 1 x Venge-Rat Corpse
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Sidebarscandal.png +2 CP 
Spy on conversations Sidebarshadowy.png 20 Whispered secret.png (Sidebarshadowy.png ) x Whispered Hint Crypticsecret.png (Sidebarshadowy.png /2) x Cryptic Clue
Honey.png 1-10 x Drop of Prisoner's Honey
Scrap3.png 1-10 x Surface-Silk Scrap
Sidebarscandal.png +1 CP 
Sidebarsuspicion.png +1 CP 
Dance with an acquaintance (2 FATE) No reward information available for FATE-locked actions.
Partake of Mr Wines' hospitality (2 FATE) Bottleandglass.png Occasionally Seen at Mr Wines' Revels 1 Cardfan.png 50-60% No reward information available for FATE-locked actions.
An assignation in the garden with a friend (3 FATE) No reward information available for FATE-locked actions.
A dance with devils!
Option Requirements Challenge Success Rare Success Failure
Bluff your way in Owl.png 40 Crypticsecret.png 12 x Cryptic Clue
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Conversation.png 1 x Scrap of Incendiary Gossip
Appallingsecret.png 5 x Appalling Secret
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Papers3.png 3 x Compromising Document
Sidebarnightmares.png +2 CP 
Attend as an invited guest Owl.png 30 Papers.png 22 x Stolen Correspondence
Appallingsecret.png 3 x Appalling Secret
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Appallingsecret.png 6 x Appalling Secret
Papers3.png 3 x Compromising Document
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Ruins.png +10 CP Walking the Falling Cities
Implication.png 1 x Extraordinary Implication
Sidebarscandal.png +2 CP 
Actually, you'll be meeting someone there Devil.png An Intimate of Devils 3 Cardfan.png 60% Devil.png +2 CP An Intimate of Devils
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Heart.png 10 x Romantic Notion
Devil.png +2 CP An Intimate of Devils
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Lips.png 1 x Stolen Kiss
Heart.png 10 x Romantic Notion
Sidebarscandal.png +1 CP 
Devil.png -1 CP An Intimate of Devils (if < 20)
A lovers' tryst
Option Challenge Success Failure
Choose an out-of-the-way spot Fox.png 75 Roseyellow.png +10 CP  (if > 0)
Adoration.png 1 x Touching Love Story
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Sidebarnightmares.png +1 CP 
Arrange to meet by the silver fountain Fox.png 100 Roseyellow.png +10 CP  (if > 0)
Adoration.png 2 x Masquing
Adoration.png 1 x Touching Love Story
Lips.png 1 x Stolen Kiss
Sidebarscandal.png +1 CP 
Seasonal mischief
Option Challenge Success Rare Success Failure
Disrupt an inconvenient romance Fox.png 50 Whispered secret.png 30 x Whispered Hint
Conversation.png 1 x Scrap of Incendiary Gossip
Gossip.png 1 x Intriguing Snippet
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Lips.png 1 x Stolen Kiss
Adoration.png 5 x Masquing
Sidebarscandal.png +1 CP 
Rid yourself of that irritating suitor Cardfan.png 50% Heart.png 5 x Romantic Notion
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Adoration.png 1 x Touching Love Story
Adoration.png 5 x Masquing
Sidebarscandal.png +2 CP 
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Take advantage of others' distraction Sidebarshadowy.png 40 Amber.png 51–150 x Nodule of Deep Amber
Heart.png 1 x Romantic Notion
Bottledsoulblue.png 2 x Brilliant Soul
Adoration.png 1 x Touching Love Story
Scrap6.png 1 x Puzzle-Damask Scrap
Adoration.png 2 x Masquing
Sidebarsuspicion.png +2 CP 
Make a profit Cardfan.png 50% Honey.png 35 x Drop of Prisoner's Honey
Heart.png 3 x Romantic Notion
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Adoration.png 1 x Touching Love Story
Adoration.png 4 x Masquing
Sidebarwounds.png +1 CP 

Clouds.png The Airs of London 26-50[edit]

Option Challenge Success Rare Failure
Help Mrs Gebrandt answer her correspondence:
Be sympathetic
Fox.png 50 Jade.png (Owl.png /2) x Jade Fragment
Vialblue.png 1 x F.F. Gebrandt's Tincture of Vigour
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Sidebarscandal.png +2 CP 
Help Mrs Gebrandt answer her correspondence:
Be cruel to be kind
Fox.png 75 Vialblue.png 10 x F.F. Gebrandt's Tincture of Vigour
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Sidebarscandal.png +2 CP 
Help Mrs Gebrandt answer her correspondence:
Take cold-blooded advantage
Owl.png 80 Scrap2.png 1 x Whisper-Satin Scrap
Scrap7.png 1 x Thirsty Bombazine Scrap
Honey.png 30 x Drop of Prisoner's Honey
Sidebarsuspicion.png +2 CP 
Enjoy a theatrical entertainment:
Suggest a children's puppet show
Cardfan.png 40% Silhouetteman.png 1 x Inkling of Identity
Gossip.png 2 x Intriguing Snippet
Adoration.png 2 x Masquing
Scaryeye.png 1 x Tale of Terror!!
Scaryeye.png 1 x Tale of Terror!!
Appallingsecret.png 2 x Appalling Secret
Silhouetteman.png 1 x Inkling of Identity
Honeymazed.png 1 x Maniac's Prayer
Adoration.png 4 x Masquing
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Sidebarnightmares.png +2 CP 
Enjoy a theatrical entertainment:
Suggest a magic lantern show
Cardfan.png 60% Sidebarnightmares.png -2 CP 
Heart.png 10 x Romantic Notion
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Adoration.png 1 x Touching Love Story
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Sidebarnightmares.png +2 CP 
Sidebarmakingwaves.png -2 CP 
A long-lost love:
Help to console the gentleman
Fox.png 30 Honey.png 15 x Drop of Prisoner's Honey
Quirkmagnanimous.png +3 CP  (<10)
Heart.png 4 x Romantic Notion
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Crypticsecret.png 2 x Cryptic Clue
Mountainglow.png 2 x Mystery of the Elder Continent
Quirkmagnanimous.png +3 CP  (<10)
Wake.png 1 x Memory of Distant Shores
Appallingsecret.png 3 x Appalling Secret
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Crypticsecret.png 2 x Cryptic Clue
Quirkmelancholy.png +3 CP  (<10)
Sidebarscandal.png +2 CP 
A long-lost love:
Offer to help find the lady
Owl.png 30 Quirkmagnanimous.png +3 CP  (<10)
Amber.png 10 x Nodule of Deep Amber
Heart.png 7 x Romantic Notion
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Crypticsecret.png 2 x Cryptic Clue
Adoration.png 1 x Touching Love Story
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Crypticsecret.png 2 x Cryptic Clue
Quirkmelancholy.png +3 CP  (<10)
Buy a kiss from Sinning Jenny:
Pay the asking price
Honey.png 100 x Drop of Prisoner's Honey
Cardfan.png 60% Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Honey.png -100 x Drop of Prisoner's Honey
Heart.png 5 x Romantic Notion
Lips.png 1 x Stolen Kiss
Adoration.png 4 x Masquing
Honey.png -100 x Drop of Prisoner's Honey
Heart.png 10 x Romantic Notion
Lips.png 1 x Stolen Kiss
Fox.png +1 CP  (bonus)
Sidebarscandal.png +2 CP 
Honey.png -100 x Drop of Prisoner's Honey
Buy a kiss from Sinning Jenny:
Negotiate a little first
Amber.png 50 x Nodule of Deep Amber
Fox.png 60 Amber.png -50 x Nodule of Deep Amber
Heart.png 2 x Romantic Notion
Adoration.png 2 x Masquing
Lips.png 1 x Stolen Kiss
Sidebarwounds.png +2 CP 
Sidebarscandal.png +2 CP 
Amber.png -50 x Nodule of Deep Amber
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Sidebarscandal.png +2 CP 

Clouds.png The Airs of London 51-75[edit]

(Still needs a table)

Clouds.png The Airs of London 76-100[edit]

Option Challenge Success Rare Failure
Scandal and intrigue!:
Send a romantic note
Roseyellow.png Fascinating... 1
Ask a friend Roseyellow.png +10 CP 
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Both receive:
Heart.png 3 x Romantic Notion
Sidebarmakingwaves.png +2 CP  (up to 20)
Roseyellow.png +10 CP 
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Scandal and intrigue!:
Take the opportunity
Owl.png 50 Appallingsecret.png 3 x Appalling Secret
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Gossip.png 5 x Intriguing Snippet
Silhouetteman.png 2 x Inkling of Identity
Sidebarsuspicion.png +1 CP 
Secure a table at Dante's Grill:
Try your luck
Cardfan.png 50% Quirkhedonist.png +3 CP  (<10), Quirkaustere.png -3 CP 
Roseyellow.png +8 CP  (if > 0)
Sidebarunaccountablypeckish.png -2 x , Sidebarnightmares.png -3 CP 
Heart.png 3 x Romantic Notion
Adoration.png 2 x Masquing
Quirkhedonist.png +3 CP  (<10), Quirkaustere.png -3 CP 
Roseyellow.png +2 CP  (if > 0)
Sidebarunaccountablypeckish.png -2 x , Sidebarnightmares.png -3 CP 
Conversation.png 1 x Scrap of Incendiary Gossip
Heart.png 3 x Romantic Notion
Adoration.png 1 x Touching Love Story
Adoration.png 2 x Masquing
Roseyellow.png -10 CP 
Sidebarunaccountablypeckish.png +3 x 
Secure a table at Dante's Grill:
Bribe the maître d'
2 FATE No reward information available for FATE-locked actions.
A face from the past:
Don't remind yourself
Bohogirl4.png A Finder of Heiresses 1
Auto Quirkmelancholy.png +1 CP  (< 5)
Fist.png 1 x Hard-Earned Lesson
Heart.png 6-15 x Romantic Notion
Adoration.png 2 x Masquing
A face from the past:
An intriguing resemblance
Bohogirl4.png A Finder of Heiresses 1
Auto Quirksubtle.png +1 CP  (< 5), Quirkmelancholy.png +3 CP  (< 10)
Adoration.png 1 x Masquing
Adoration.png 1 x Touching Love Story
Sweets to the sweet:
Eat one<
Cardfan.png 50% Sidebarunaccountablypeckish.png Sidebarwounds.png Sidebarnightmares.png all -2

Honey.png 5 x Drop of Prisoner's Honey
Adoration.png 2 x Masquing

Sidebarunaccountablypeckish.png Sidebarwounds.png Sidebarnightmares.png all -3
Heart.png 3 x Romantic Notion
Diamondred.png 1 x Magnificent Diamond
Adoration.png 2 x Masquing
Sidebarunaccountablypeckish.png Sidebarwounds.png Sidebarnightmares.png all +2

Adoration.png 1 x Masquing