Chrononauts Official Rules. Table of Contents. Executive Summary Getting Started Immediately: Starting Playing Winning; Detailed Overview Three Ways to . In Chrononauts, each player becomes a time traveler, with a unique identity and a secret mission. During the game, players travel backwards and forwards. Chrononauts» Forums» Rules. Subject: Memo card question · rss · New Thread · Printer Friendly; Subscribe sub options; Bookmark; Thread.

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If you do this, you may also choose to discard a second card, and draw one to replace it.

Sort chroononauts all the Artifacts, Actions, Timewarps, and Missions. These holes, called Paradoxes, are created whenever someone changes a significant event. Beta playtesting by everyone who bought the Beta Edition and provided us with their feedback Thanks all! Remove and set aside all the Artifacts, Actions, Timewarp, and Mission cards.

These two basic game elements can actually be separated, making for a pair of related, less complicated games. To collect the bonus, the painting you sell must be the “most real” of any currently face-up on the table.

Players use Inverters to directly change the Linchpin events, changing to the alternative event on the reverse side of the timeline card. But clearly, there’s ample room for other versions that focus on more ancient history, or on future history, or on less Americocentric history.

Memos Can’t Stop Victory Itself: Those of you with real time machines are encouraged to skip ahead a few years and find out curononauts other chrononaust of this game Looney Labs will eventually create.


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You’re also on a Mission. Remember, to a certain degree this is a role playing game, so feel free to describe your actions as you take your turn.

Otherwise, you can’t go home.

Secondly, can be repaired with three different patches for all other years, there’s just one patch that will fit. The three Artifacts listed on your Mission card must be on the table in front of you at the end of your turn for you to win by completing your Mission. The “AND” case is trickier: One of the great design challenges of this game was the decision of which events to urles.

It’ll make the game more interesting and more fun for everyone. Whatever the reason, you’ve been asked to travel through Time to collect three items, and your second goal is to accomplish that task. Announce that you are traveling through Rulees to the year listed on the card, in order to fetch the item in question, then place the Artifact card face up on the table in front of you.

If the three years listed on your ID all pre-dateyou can still win by going home, but you’re stuck if your home reality depends on any events after Patches can only be played onto their corresponding spaces on the TimeLine as indicated by the card’s year and Time Indexand then only when the Ripplepoint at that place in Time has been turned to the Paradox side. In this case, the Fast Forwarding player may still play a second card. Artifacts you have on the table do not count either. Remember, this is just a game after all.


Cover the Paradox with the Patch, then draw an extra card as an immediate reward for doing this vital repair work. Only a few lucky individuals get to travel through Time, and those who can’t make the trip themselves are always getting time travelers to run errands for them. The literature also shows us that the future sometimes reshapes itself in funny and unpredictable ways.

The 80 card play deck white bordered contains 20 Inverters, 21 Patches, 15 Artifacts, 10 Timewarps, and 14 Actions. Note that playing a Memo just cancels and discards the card being played; it doesn’t change whose turn it is. Just follow the directions on the card.


Reverse Fate, however, can flip any Linchpin from either side to the other side. The Card Game variant re-implemented the system to ruls the movies.

The remaining cards form the draw pile. To play an Artifact, just set it out on the table in front of you, face-up. At the start of the game, if the character you are dealt is someone you’ve just played, or someone you’ve gotten one time too many, or just someone you really don’t care for, you can try again. How You Can Lose: As you’ve probably already noticed, there’s a fair amount of maintenance work involved in keeping the TimeLine up to date.