Paint Balmoral in a subversive cast

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From: Representational Arts

The Empress shall have her Balmoral – but not as she remembers it.

Game Instructions: This will alter the composition of your painting. It will be easier if your Renown: Revolutionaries is higher.

Unlocked with 1 x Vital Intelligence, Painter's Progress 1-6

Locked with Completed Painting

Challenge information

Narrow, A Player of Chess 4 (50% base)

  • 0 - almost impossible (10%)
  • 1 - high-risk (20%)
  • 2 - high-risk (30%)
  • 3 - tough (40%)
  • 4 - very chancy (50%)
  • 5 - chancy (60%)
  • 6 - modest (70%)
  • 7 - very modest (80%)
  • 8 - low-risk (90%)
  • 9 and above - straightforward (100%)

Difficulty is logistic with Renown: Revolutionaries: .
Exact difficulty values are given in the table below:



As it could be

You conjure a lively palace occupied by the proletariat. […] Within its ruined halls you display wild maenad dances, bonfires of luxuries, and debauchery in the upper rooms. The Critic raises both eyebrows […] "It doesn't lack energy," she manages.

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[…] something fundamentally stultifying about monarchy. No matter how many bomb-throwing anarchists you include […] changes their expressions to bored reverence. The tossed grenades appear more like falling flowers […] the Empress' crown is as bright as her eyes […]

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