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Troika! Initiative Cards

Troika! Initiative Cards

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Firstly, these cards are rather nifty little tools intended for use with the existing Troika! RPG initiative system, requiring little explanation for those familiar with it. For those who aren't already wallowing in that luxurious role-playing treat and have no intention of joining us for fear of getting an unfulfillable taste for the good life, this is also a generic initiative system which can replace most I-go-you-go arrangements. 

If you are familiar with the concept of a chit-pull system then you might have some idea of what we're doing here. In broad terms the players, monsters, henchmen and hangers-on all have tokens representing them. When initiative is needed these tokens are piled up, shuffled together, hidden in a pit, or otherwise confused and secluded in a way befitting their form. In our case we'll be shuffling them and drawing in order, or piling and picking at them like an intelligent but capricious bird. Whoever owns the token drawn is the person who acts. Unless of course you draw the end of round card, in which case everything is scooped back up and started again. Oh, the uncertainty of violence.

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April 9th, 2018
I like these. They are a fun alternative to the dice pull initiative mechanic for Troika!. Construction is good, the cards have a good weight, and they are compact. The art is awesome, Walter's style is bizarre, super cool, and it lends itself so well [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on March 26, 2018.