Watch the comings and goings on the Upper River

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From: The Railway and the Great Game

Why is the Great Game being played this far upriver?

Game Instructions: Increasing A Player of Chess, or investigating the interior of Factory VIII, will make this easier.

Locked with The Business of Manufacture 6

Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 220

  • 151 - very chancy (41%)
  • 187 - chancy (51%)
  • 224 - modest (61%)
  • 261 - very modest (71%)
  • 297 - low-risk (81%)
  • 334 - straightforward (91%)
  • 367 - straightforward (100%)

Each point of A Player of Chess reduces the base difficulty by 10 points.


Confounding Movement

[...] the movement among the stations is mundane[...] But there are patterns. An Inconspicuous Bureaucrat wears his toupee askew. A Clattering Dame seems all too keen on supplying a distraction.

[...] something else makes its way out. Something valuable.


Confounding Movement

Is the Great Game being played here? Surely. Is Station VIII an epicentre of its activity? Undeniably. Can you divine what is really going on? Not even remotely.

Perhaps a closer inspection of Factory VIII is in order.