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phryne
phryne
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1 days ago
AzraelWalker wrote:
phryne wrote:
It should also be understood that Renown can never be lost. That's right again: NEVER.
Wellllllllll that's not entirely accurate. There is exactly one way you can lose it (and all of it in one go in point of fact), but you would have to be half mad before you ever saw the option.
Oh wow. Does this remove Renown too, now? Wasn't the case last time I checked... neat. I'll amend the text then wink

@lady ciel & Pumpkinhead: I'm familiar with these but don't consider rare successes "grindable" so I chose to omit them.
edited by phryne on 8/15/2017

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Dudebro Pyro
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1 days ago
I'd argue that, being repeatable, it's still worth mentioning. The Polite Invitation in particular is both very profitable and quite frequent (meaning players will be going through it pretty often), and 20% is really high for a "rare" success, so I think it's worth mentioning as a non-negligible source.

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lady ciel
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1 days ago
phryne wrote:
AzraelWalker wrote:
phryne wrote:
It should also be understood that Renown can never be lost. That's right again: NEVER.
Wellllllllll that's not entirely accurate. There is exactly one way you can lose it (and all of it in one go in point of fact), but you would have to be half mad before you ever saw the option.
Oh wow. Does this remove Renown too, now? Wasn't the case last time I checked... neat. I'll amend the text then wink

@lady ciel & Pumpkinhead: I'm familiar with these but don't consider rare successes "grindable" so I chose to omit them.
edited by phryne on 8/15/2017



You did list the Great Game option from the same Dr Schlomo card - I don't know if the chance of getting a GG favour from that option is higher than for the Tomb Colonist but it seems odd to mention one but not the other.

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Pumpkinhead
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1 days ago
I think the dance one is worth mentioning too, since even though it's a low chance, people already go to parties for other favors. Might as well make it known, since a 20% chance is better than doing a firey dance and cards aren't always useful.

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phryne
phryne
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1 days ago
@lady ciel re: Schlomo/GG: you're right - the wiki doesn't list it as a rare success. I believe that's a mistake, since all the other options only give a Favour/Connected on rare successes. Will amend.

Okay all, you've convinced me, I'm going to add these things. About A Polite Invitation, I personally never use that, so I thought all those options rather fringe-y, but if people *actually* use them... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ wink


Edit All done! Thanks for the list, Wiwo/Tyrconnell, that's really helpful! Now I finally begin to see why people use A Polite Invitation... Quiet
edited by phryne on 8/15/2017

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Wiwo
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1 days ago
A Polite Invitation is definitely a major source of favours.
As Tyrconnell summarized well in another thread:

6: Brass Ambassador (card, 2 Hell favours)
5: Tentacled Entrepreneur (card, ~50% Rubbery favour)
4: Turkish Girl (card, +3 Talk of the Town instead of +2)
3: Stick to something stately (~20% Docks favour)
2: Jovial Contrarian (card; Society favour) or Tentacled Entrepreneur (card, Rubbery favour)
1: Brass Ambassador (card, Hell favour) or Tentacled Entrepreneur (card, Society Favour)
0: Quiet Statesman (Society favour) or trade Talk of the Town for rewards

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Kaigen
Kaigen
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1 days ago
phryne wrote:
Is there an option for TC Favours in Tanah-Chook?

[spoiler]No, but having completed the story adds a new card to the Disgraced Exile deck that grants a favour while reducing Scandal[/spoiler]

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navchaa
navchaa
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1 days ago
So the 40 renown item for both Great Game and Bohemians are at the Mirror Marches? Interesting...

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phryne
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16 hours ago
I just remembered the "Peculiar Personal Enhancement" option on the Rubbery card - does it perhaps give a Favour or two?

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phryne
phryne
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11 hours ago
Well, I just sold the Nadir's location to Revs and feel slightly miffed. Here's the breakdown of rewards you get for selling to:

Revolutionaries: a 1562.60E item
Great Game: a 1560E item plus 7 Favours, 5 CP Renown; Subtle gain, Steadfast drop
Urchins: a 312.50E item plus 7 Favours, 10 CP Renown; Daring gain, Melancholy drop
Hell: a 312.50E item

I'm aware of FB's stance on issues of "balance", and Hell's interest is said to be marginal. But February says the Revolutionaries need the info "desperately" - so I would've expected some Renown at least. Also, the distribution of Quirk changes seems rather random. Ah well...

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