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From: Needle-wrestling for a prize of rostygold

Compete against other newcomers, using needles that sting but aren't coated with narcotic poisons.

Challenge information

Broad, Bear Dangerous 13

  • 9 - very chancy (41%)
  • 12 - chancy (51%)
  • 14 - modest (61%)
  • 16 - very modest (71%)
  • 18 - low-risk (81%)
  • 20 - straightforward (91%)
  • 22 - straightforward (100%)


You've won!

Well done. Your opponent scowls and mutters and pulls needles out of his forearm.

Rare Success

A remarkable (and cringe-inducing) victory!

Your opponent will be lucky if he can even find those needles, let alone get them out. Still, he tried something tricksy […]. Next time […] you'll know to watch for someone trying something like that. You collect your winnings […].

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You've lost

Your opponent roars and pounds the table. You pull needles out of your forearms and think about revenge.