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From: Ambition: Light Fingers! The Southern Archipelago

All you have is a greasy smudge where the librarian stabbed his finger at your charts. There's a lot of coast to cover. Now, if you were Dr. Vaughan, where would you have hidden your encampment?

Challenge information

Broad, Cat Shadowy 127

  • 87 - very chancy (41%)
  • 108 - chancy (51%)
  • 130 - modest (61%)
  • 151 - very modest (71%)
  • 172 - low-risk (81%)
  • 193 - straightforward (91%)
  • 212 - straightforward (100%)


Dr. Vaughan, I presume?

You spend a few fruitless days steaming up and down the rocky coast. […]

On the second day you see […] [a] gaggle of Rubbery Men. […]

It takes you another week to find Dr. Vaughan. […] You only spot it because of all the glim. […]

Player summary:
It takes you a couple of weeks to find Dr. Vaughan. After a few days going on and off shore, you first find naked Rubbery Men, then Dr. Vaughan's encampment, lit up by glim.

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A blank spot on the map

You have a nasty circular wound from a […] marsh-lamprey. Your boots will smell of tarry mud long after you've returned to civilisation. And it's raining. But you're no closer to finding Dr. Vaughan and Clarabelle's cries are growing more urgent.

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  • Sidebarwoundssmall Wounds is increasing… (+3 CP)