Present your findings to an academic gone native

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From: Paying Your Way

The Uncomfortable Academic came here years ago to study the place. He's long since gone native, wearing a fractious colony of hats and scarves. He likes to keep up with academic progress, though.

Game Instructions: This will always gain you Cognisance.

Unlocked with 5 x Volume of Collated Research, Unnatural Exuberance 2-4

Challenge information

Narrow, Sartorial Cooperation -2 (50% base)

  • 0 - modest (70%)
  • 1 - very modest (80%)
  • 2 - low-risk (90%)
  • 3 and above - straightforward (100%)



The Uncomfortable Academic's hats start up a terrible din as he reads your work. […] The Academic chuckles happily, "I knew it! Your work on the Second City proves a theory I put forward ten years ago! We should collaborate!"

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He doesn't seem keen

The Academic's clothing tuts and moans with boredom as he reviews your work. He shakes his head sadly. "Is this what's going on in my absence? […] Oh dear me. I should really return to London. But it's such a lonely place."

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