Troubled Times Recur
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Description summary:
There's a buzz on the street in [City Name]. Something is disquieting the locals. Work shifts have been made available to sort the problem out, but few Tracklayers have the necessary skills to take on the assignment.
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Unlocked with Habituated to the Hinterland
Card drawn in The City of the Tracklayers
Occurs with Very Infrequent Frequency (half as common as Standard)
Can not be discarded except by effects clearing your hand.
Options Based on Chosen Site
Study the most novel portion of the populace
- Spoiler Unlocked with Hinterland City - Chosen Site is: Near Ealing Gardens, in Ominous Proximity to London
Challenge information
Broad, Watchful 150 || 103 - very chancy (41%) || 128 - chancy (51%) || 153 - modest (61%) || 178 - very modest (71%) || 203 - low-risk (81%) || 228 - straightforward (91%) || 250 - straightforward (100%)
Narrow, Shapeling Arts 7 (50% base) || 3 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 4 - high-risk (20%) || 5 - high-risk (30%) || 6 - tough (40%) || 7 - very chancy (50%) || 8 - chancy (60%) || 9 - modest (70%) || 10 - very modest (80%) || 11 - low-risk (90%) || 12 and above - straightforward (100%)
Success
Amber among equals
- Watchful is increasing…
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- You've gained (220 + Efficiency) x Hinterland Prosperity
Failure
Inquiries gone awry
- Watchful is increasing…
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- The City Waning is increasing… (+6 CP)
- Tracklayers' Displeasure is increasing… (+2 CP)
- [Airs of Passengers change…] (random) (hidden)
Defend against the barrow-ghosts of the Evenlode
- Spoiler Unlocked with Hinterland City - Chosen Site is: Above the Magistracy of the Evenlode, with a Plentiful Supply of Bones
Challenge information
Broad, Watchful 150 || 103 - very chancy (41%) || 128 - chancy (51%) || 153 - modest (61%) || 178 - very modest (71%) || 203 - low-risk (81%) || 228 - straightforward (91%) || 250 - straightforward (100%)
Narrow, Monstrous Anatomy 7 (50% base) || 3 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 4 - high-risk (20%) || 5 - high-risk (30%) || 6 - tough (40%) || 7 - very chancy (50%) || 8 - chancy (60%) || 9 - modest (70%) || 10 - very modest (80%) || 11 - low-risk (90%) || 12 and above - straightforward (100%)
Success
With us, with us...
- Watchful is increasing…
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- You've gained (220 + Efficiency) x Hinterland Prosperity
Failure
With us, with us...
- Watchful is increasing…
- The City Waning is increasing… (+6 CP)
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- Wounds is increasing… (+2 CP)
- [Airs of Passengers change…] (random) (hidden)
Supervise a visit from the Castellan of Balmoral
- Spoiler Unlocked with Hinterland City - Chosen Site is: Outside of Balmoral, Accessible to Communications with the Surface
Locked with Balmoral's Castellan 3
Challenge information
Broad, Persuasive 150 || 103 - very chancy (41%) || 128 - chancy (51%) || 153 - modest (61%) || 178 - very modest (71%) || 203 - low-risk (81%) || 228 - straightforward (91%) || 250 - straightforward (100%)
Narrow, A Player of Chess 7 (50% base) || 3 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 4 - high-risk (20%) || 5 - high-risk (30%) || 6 - tough (40%) || 7 - very chancy (50%) || 8 - chancy (60%) || 9 - modest (70%) || 10 - very modest (80%) || 11 - low-risk (90%) || 12 and above - straightforward (100%)
Success
A dizzying number of sides
- Persuasive is increasing…
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- You've gained (220 + Efficiency) x Hinterland Prosperity
Failure
The Tracklayers know what they think
- Persuasive is increasing…
- The City Waning is increasing… (+6 CP)
- Tracklayers' Displeasure is increasing… (+2 CP)
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- [Airs of Passengers change…] (random) (hidden)
Supervise a visit from the Castellan of Balmoral
- Spoiler Unlocked with Hinterland City - Chosen Site is: Outside of Balmoral, Accessible to Communications with the Surface, Balmoral's Castellan exactly 3
Challenge information
Broad, Persuasive 150 || 103 - very chancy (41%) || 128 - chancy (51%) || 153 - modest (61%) || 178 - very modest (71%) || 203 - low-risk (81%) || 228 - straightforward (91%) || 250 - straightforward (100%)
Narrow, A Player of Chess 7 (50% base) || 3 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 4 - high-risk (20%) || 5 - high-risk (30%) || 6 - tough (40%) || 7 - very chancy (50%) || 8 - chancy (60%) || 9 - modest (70%) || 10 - very modest (80%) || 11 - low-risk (90%) || 12 and above - straightforward (100%)
Success
A dizzying number of sides
- Persuasive is increasing…
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- You've gained (220 + Efficiency) x Hinterland Prosperity
Failure
The Tracklayers know what they think
- Persuasive is increasing…
- The City Waning is increasing… (+6 CP)
- Tracklayers' Displeasure is increasing… (+2 CP)
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- [Airs of Passengers change…] (random)
Mislead the hovering dirigible
- Spoiler Unlocked with Hinterland City - Chosen Site is: In the Shadow of Station VIII, Where the Masters Can Keep an Eye On It
Challenge information
Broad, Shadowy 150 || 103 - very chancy (41%) || 128 - chancy (51%) || 153 - modest (61%) || 178 - very modest (71%) || 203 - low-risk (81%) || 228 - straightforward (91%) || 250 - straightforward (100%)
Narrow, Mithridacy 7 (50% base) || 3 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 4 - high-risk (20%) || 5 - high-risk (30%) || 6 - tough (40%) || 7 - very chancy (50%) || 8 - chancy (60%) || 9 - modest (70%) || 10 - very modest (80%) || 11 - low-risk (90%) || 12 and above - straightforward (100%)
Success
Persuade them you're on their side
- Shadowy is increasing…
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- You've gained (220 + Efficiency) x Hinterland Prosperity
Failure
Did you fail to deceive them? Was that on purpose?
- Shadowy is increasing…
- The City Waning is increasing… (+6 CP)
- Tracklayers' Displeasure is increasing… (+2 CP)
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- [Airs of Passengers change…] (random) (hidden)
Master the Revels
- Spoiler Unlocked with Hinterland City - Chosen Site is: In the Parish of Burrow, Among the Parishioners in the Church of the Wild
Challenge information
Broad, Persuasive 150 || 103 - very chancy (41%) || 128 - chancy (51%) || 153 - modest (61%) || 178 - very modest (71%) || 203 - low-risk (81%) || 228 - straightforward (91%) || 250 - straightforward (100%)
Narrow, Glasswork 7 (50% base) || 3 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 4 - high-risk (20%) || 5 - high-risk (30%) || 6 - tough (40%) || 7 - very chancy (50%) || 8 - chancy (60%) || 9 - modest (70%) || 10 - very modest (80%) || 11 - low-risk (90%) || 12 and above - straightforward (100%)
Success
A burning festival
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- You've gained (220 + Efficiency) x Hinterland Prosperity
Failure
A burning festival
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- Wounds is increasing… (+3 CP)
- The City Waning is increasing… (+6 CP)
Eliminate misleading histories
- Spoiler Unlocked with Hinterland City - Chosen Site is: Between Moulin's Wastes and the Cold of Hurlers, Where No One Else Would Care to Live
Challenge information
Broad, Watchful 150 || 103 - very chancy (41%) || 128 - chancy (51%) || 153 - modest (61%) || 178 - very modest (71%) || 203 - low-risk (81%) || 228 - straightforward (91%) || 250 - straightforward (100%)
Narrow, Mithridacy 7 (50% base) || 3 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 4 - high-risk (20%) || 5 - high-risk (30%) || 6 - tough (40%) || 7 - very chancy (50%) || 8 - chancy (60%) || 9 - modest (70%) || 10 - very modest (80%) || 11 - low-risk (90%) || 12 and above - straightforward (100%)
Success
The metaphors embedded in history
- Watchful is increasing…
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- You've gained (220 + Efficiency) x Hinterland Prosperity
Failure
That's not how it was. You were there.
- Watchful is increasing…
- The City Waning is increasing… (+6 CP)
- Tracklayers' Displeasure is increasing… (+2 CP)
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
Smooth over disagreements
- Spoiler Unlocked with Hinterland City - Chosen Site is: Near Marigold, Snug Beneath the Walls of Hell
Challenge information
Broad, Shadowy 150 || 103 - very chancy (41%) || 128 - chancy (51%) || 153 - modest (61%) || 178 - very modest (71%) || 203 - low-risk (81%) || 228 - straightforward (91%) || 250 - straightforward (100%)
Narrow, Zeefaring 7 (50% base) || 3 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 4 - high-risk (20%) || 5 - high-risk (30%) || 6 - tough (40%) || 7 - very chancy (50%) || 8 - chancy (60%) || 9 - modest (70%) || 10 - very modest (80%) || 11 - low-risk (90%) || 12 and above - straightforward (100%)
Success
The root of the matter
- Shadowy is increasing…
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- You've gained (220 + Efficiency) x Hinterland Prosperity
Failure
- Shadowy is increasing…
Options Based on Railway Charter
Reckon with the wealth-seeking charter of the GHR
- Spoiler Unlocked with Charter of the Great Hellbound Railway exactly 1, Involved in a Railway Venture 140
Challenge information
Narrow, A Player of Chess 10 (50% base) || 6 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 7 - high-risk (20%) || 8 - high-risk (30%) || 9 - tough (40%) || 10 - very chancy (50%) || 11 - chancy (60%) || 12 - modest (70%) || 13 - very modest (80%) || 14 - low-risk (90%) || 15 and above - straightforward (100%)
The difficulty is lowered to 8 if Hinterland City - Official Alignment is exactly Complacently Unrevolutionary.
Success
Acceptable forms of exchange
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- In Corporate Debt is dropping… (- 1-2 CP)
- You've gained (220 + Efficiency) x Hinterland Prosperity
Failure
Who is reading your post?
- The City Waning is increasing… (+4 CP)
- Tracklayers' Displeasure is increasing… (+2 CP)
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
Peel philanthropy away from propaganda
- Spoiler Unlocked with Charter of the Great Hellbound Railway exactly 2, Involved in a Railway Venture 140
Challenge information
Narrow, A Player of Chess 9 (50% base) || 5 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 6 - high-risk (20%) || 7 - high-risk (30%) || 8 - tough (40%) || 9 - very chancy (50%) || 10 - chancy (60%) || 11 - modest (70%) || 12 - very modest (80%) || 13 - low-risk (90%) || 14 and above - straightforward (100%)
Success
The meals are lavish
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- The City Waning is dropping… (-1 CP)
- You've gained (220 + Efficiency) x Hinterland Prosperity
Failure
The meals are lavish
- The City Waning is increasing… (+4 CP)
- Tracklayers' Displeasure is increasing… (+2 CP)
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
Alternative Failure
The meals are lavish
- The City Waning is increasing… (+4 CP)
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- You've lost 1 x Supporting the Liberationist Tracklayers
Defuse a dangerous experiment
- Spoiler Unlocked with Charter of the Great Hellbound Railway exactly 3, Involved in a Railway Venture 140
Challenge information
Narrow, Artisan of the Red Science 10 (50% base) || 6 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 7 - high-risk (20%) || 8 - high-risk (30%) || 9 - tough (40%) || 10 - very chancy (50%) || 11 - chancy (60%) || 12 - modest (70%) || 13 - very modest (80%) || 14 - low-risk (90%) || 15 and above - straightforward (100%)
Success
They're Benthic scholars. Of course they are.
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- You've gained 1 Appalling Secret
- You've gained (220 + Efficiency) x Hinterland Prosperity
Failure
They're Benthic scholars. Of course they are.
- The City Waning is increasing… (+4 CP)
- Wounds is increasing… (+4 CP)
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- Spoiler Unlocked with Charter of the Great Hellbound Railway exactly 4, Involved in a Railway Venture 140
Challenge information
Narrow, Zeefaring 10 (50% base) || 6 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 7 - high-risk (20%) || 8 - high-risk (30%) || 9 - tough (40%) || 10 - very chancy (50%) || 11 - chancy (60%) || 12 - modest (70%) || 13 - very modest (80%) || 14 - low-risk (90%) || 15 and above - straightforward (100%)
Success
Put it in terms they can master
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- You've gained (220 + Efficiency) x Hinterland Prosperity
Failure
Unsophisticated investors
- The City Waning is increasing… (+? CP)
- Wounds is increasing… (+? CP)
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
Assist the missionaries
- Spoiler Unlocked with Charter of the Great Hellbound Railway exactly 5, Involved in a Railway Venture 140
Challenge information
Narrow, A Player of Chess 10 (50% base) || 6 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 7 - high-risk (20%) || 8 - high-risk (30%) || 9 - tough (40%) || 10 - very chancy (50%) || 11 - chancy (60%) || 12 - modest (70%) || 13 - very modest (80%) || 14 - low-risk (90%) || 15 and above - straightforward (100%)
Success
Syncretistic creeds
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- You've gained (220 + Efficiency) x Hinterland Prosperity
- You've gained 0-1 Favours: The Church (up to 7)
Failure
The [Stone] chapel in [District]
- The City Waning is increasing… (+4 CP)
- Tracklayers' Displeasure is increasing… (+2 CP)
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
Receive a diplomatic visit of devils
- Spoiler Unlocked with Charter of the Great Hellbound Railway exactly 10, Involved in a Railway Venture 140
Challenge information
Narrow, A Player of Chess 10 (50% base) || 6 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 7 - high-risk (20%) || 8 - high-risk (30%) || 9 - tough (40%) || 10 - very chancy (50%) || 11 - chancy (60%) || 12 - modest (70%) || 13 - very modest (80%) || 14 - low-risk (90%) || 15 and above - straightforward (100%)
Success
They require an escort
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- You've gained 0-1 x Favours: Hell (up to 7)
- You've gained (220 + Efficiency) x Hinterland Prosperity
Failure
They require an escort
- The City Waning is increasing… (+4 CP)
- Nightmares is increasing… (+2 CP)
- Habituated to the Hinterland is increasing… (+1 CP)
- [Airs of Passengers change…] (random) (hidden)