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From: Obstacle: The Electoral Officer

Who watches the watchmen? How can the election possibly be safe from corruption under her compromised watch?

Game Instructions: Remove this Obstacle from your deck and gain substantial Progress.

Unlocked with Magician 5 x A Flash Lay: Up your Sleeve

Challenge information

Broad, Owl Watchful 125

  • 86 - very chancy (41%)
  • 107 - chancy (51%)
  • 128 - modest (61%)
  • 148 - very modest (71%)
  • 169 - low-risk (81%)
  • 190 - straightforward (91%)
  • 209 - straightforward (100%)

Owl Watchful, Broad-type challenge with base difficulty of (25 x Venture Challenge Level). The above example is at Venture Challenge Level 5.


Whispers of sedition

You spend a fruitful few days observing her habits. A lie is always easier swallowed with a spoonful of truth. […] And so on. After three days of this, she announces her resignation. Her role is filled by a safer and far more credulous pair of hands.

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Widespread disbelief

You compile a dossier on her habits[…]Unfortunately, your claims are all too easily disproved.[…]Even hints about her love of the Chert-apple are proved false, as it transpires she has a fatal allergy to all fruits. You are left looking rather silly.

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