Coinciding with the release of Viewpoint Reflections, 93 Made Games is also releasing a new set of prize cards. Some of these cards will be inserted into random packs of Viewpoint Reflections, others will be redeemable via the Accolades program and the remainder will be awarded as prizes at Viewpoint tournaments. This is a new initiative from 93 Made Games and we hope that players will get a thrill out of inserting these chase cards into their Viewpoint decks.
The first three prize cards available are Eye on the Prize, Eyelets and Lookalikes.
Eye on the Prize (-10) - Actions that affect cards in your Field of View must affect this card (if applicable) before any other cards in your Field of View can be affected.
This card works by 'protecting' the other cards in your Field of View. For example, if an action like Mirage is used to move a card from your Field of View to the Discard Pile, Eye on the Prize must be moved before any other card can be moved. This also works for cards that SWAP, bounce, copy, etc. but only if a card in your Field of View is being affected.
Eyelets (0) - HIDE 1 card in any player's Field of View.
Eyelets introduces the new HIDE keyword, which works as follows:
The player may put ('hide') a card in any player's Field of View face down underneath this card. The hidden card is considered not to be in a Field of View (for View-points and action purposes) but may be unhidden (and returned to the Field of View) if the hiding card is moved out of the Field of View (except for being hidden itself). Only the player whose card hid the card may look at the hidden card.
Lookalikes (10) - You DRAW cards equal to the number of players in the game.
This is the most basic, yet possibly the most powerful, of the new prize cards and when it is played, the player who played it draws cards equal to the number of players in the game, including themselves in the count.
These cards may be inserted into any social Viewpoint deck and will also be able to be included in tournament decks where this is allowed by the tournament organiser.
Besides introducing new mechanics and interactions, the introduction of these cards is meant to encourage players to start brewing their own decks. This means that individual players can create their own 70-card Viewpoint 'brew deck' based on the core Viewpoint decks and prize cards and then compete with their decks against other players' brew decks. This concept is in its infancy but, with the introduction of more Viewpoint sets and prize cards, 93 Made Games intends to introduce sanctioned tournaments where people can earn leaderboard points and rewards and compete for the Viewpoint 'Brew Deck' Championships. The key points to consider when playing with brew decks are:
So until we chat again, keep your eye on the prize and happy brewing!
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