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Art of Wuxia: Initiative Deck

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Behold the ten venom, sword swinging,
fist flying, fireball flinging Art of Wuxia!

There are a lot of dice rolled in a session of Art of Wuxia: rolls for initative, rolls to hit, rolls for damage, action checks, resistance checks... and oh wait... which of those was my initiative die?!

This initiative deck gives you another way to track turn order. Deal each player a number of cards equal to their INIT score. Let him use whichever is higher as his initiative score for that round. If you have more than one card, the others could be used for tie breakers.

There are even two optional cards you might enjoy using:

  • SKIPPlayers who get a SKIP result don't get to act that turn.  Combat paralysis.  Fear.  Frenzy.  Reloading or recovering arrows.  Reeling in pain.  You get the idea.  Fortunately for those of you more accustomed to combat (with an INIT score above 1), it's not likely this is your highest card. Being SKIPPED is annoying when you're the one dealt it, but it's a high-five moment when it's the big bad guy who suddenly gets SKIPPED! Don't worry... if you really don't want it, you can spend a qi to discard it and re-draw another card.
  • WILDWhen a player gets this card he gets to choose when he acts during the turn.  Even if he wants to go before those who got a 10.  Even interrupting another player (enemy or otherwise).  He's more or less in control of the situation.  Of course, those of you with characters accustomed to combat (INIT scores 2 or more) will find themselves WILD more often than the untrained and untalented, but everyone has a chance to be WILD once in a while!

This product contains beautiful thematic cards that will feel right at home on your table as your hero grows to become a legend of Longzhi!

EDIT: Note that the digital PDF download contains the rules for implementing this supplement at your game table, AND print & play versions of the cards themselves. Try them at your table and buy a deck if you want a more durable version!

Please consider other Art of Wuxia products... with more to come!Click the thumbnails for more information:  AoW AoW:WBC AoW:MoL Art of Wuxia: Destiny Deck Art of Wuxia: Initiative Deck Art of Wuxia: Condition Deck



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ROBERT D July 30, 2020 11:56 pm UTC
My question is do these cards (and the Condition Deck along with the Destiny Deck) come with a storage box included? I'm asking because I need to know whether I should buy plastic deckboxes as well.
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David K July 28, 2020 3:23 pm UTC
The PDF does not actually contain any of the cards, just the instructions.
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William L July 28, 2020 3:29 pm UTC
Yep, I'm sorry I didn't make that clear anywhere - the download is just the instructions... I'll comment that in the product description!
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William L July 28, 2020 3:45 pm UTC
Actually - we changed our minds - I'll generate a print & play version of the cards and add them to the digital download. Stand by!
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David K July 30, 2020 12:11 pm UTC
Thanks! That's great, I'm really looking forward to playing.
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