Use your Ornate Typewriter

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From: The Writer's Desk: work on your story!

Action Cost: 4

The beast lies gleaming, ready for the waking touch of your hand.

Game Instructions: Quite fast, less prone to uncertainty, but you need to know what you're doing.

Unlocked with 1 x Ornate Typewriter

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 50

  • 35 - very chancy (42%)
  • 43 - chancy (51%)
  • 51 - modest (61%)
  • 60 - very modest (72%)
  • 68 - low-risk (81%)
  • 76 - straightforward (91%)
  • 84 - straightforward (100%)


Respectable speed

You hammer out a neat pile of pages. Surely something must be lost? Filter the human soul through a keyboard, and does not something essential disappear in translation? Possibly. But at least you don't have to faff around with blotting-paper.


The mechanisms of Hell

The gippet gets jammed in the trusset. The carriage head is disengaged from the spinkle. You've got ink all over your fingers, and a slightly wrinkled page of substandard work.