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2011-09-20, 02:23 PM
Good evening,

I received the game today and I have found some differences from what is written on the box and the number of the cards inside: there are 52 new battle cards and not 49 as written outside (I don't complain for this, but I would like to know if 52 is the correct number or not! :) ).
Moreover, in the rules is written, in the section "New Battle Cards", that there are 16 new "Screw This!" cards and 28 new Monsters cards, while I have found respectively 22 and 30 new ones!

Is it possible to have a complete card list as there was for the original game box?

This said, the cards are hilarious as always and the game seems to be effectively faster than before! It's an add-on you can't miss! ;)

Have a nice evening,


PS: Poor Vaarsuvius didn't get to say "I hurt Xykon!" like the others...

2011-09-23, 02:55 AM
This is by no means an official list (because I'm not someone official :smallbiggrin::smalltongue:)

Here is what I received:

12 new Loot cards

Bomb Balm
Book of True Power
Dungeon Map
Elixir of Zippiness
Healing Salve
Helpful Advice
Oil of Ouchiness
Pink Bunny Slippers
Potion of Studliness
Tired Cliches
Turtle Wax

36 new Shtick cardsBelkar Don't Let the Short Legs Fool You
Mr. Scruffy
Petty Threats
Sexy Shoeless God of War
Let's You and Me Dance
Picking on the Weak

Durkon Protection from Ickiness
The Best Offense
The Hope of Returning Home
Thor's Might
Exiled to the Surface
Take Yer Medicine

Elan Dashing Swordsman
In the Nick of Time
Magical Advice
Marginally-Improved Illusion
Unwarranted Optimism

Haley Bag of Holding
Grand Theft: Your Stuff
Grappling Hook
Shot in the Dark
Personification of Self-Loathing
Sniper? I Hardly Know Her!

Roy Carry Along
Green Energy Thingie
Lead from the Front
Kickin' Back
Main Character

Vaarsuvius Banishing Spell
Friendly Fire(ball)
Stinking Cloud
Tedious Explanations
Elven Meditation Trance
The Right Spell for the Job

52 new Battle cards
30 new Monster cards

Bandit Executioner
Billy, Thieves' Guild Intern
Creature in the Darkness
Disgruntled Goblin
Doc of the Dead
Earth Worm
Goblin Dan, Restaurateur
Goblin Zombie
Hak-Tonog the Incontinent
Helium Elemental
Jenny, Bard/Rogue/Sorceress
Kuurkk the Anemic
Lead Elemental
Lokor the Chronically Insecure
Magnesium Elemental
Mercury Elemental
Noble Gases
Nurse Wretched
Oracle of the Sunken Valley
Swarm of Puffins
The Mad Bomber
Ulraviolet Dragon22 new Screw This! cards An Even Share
Butt in Line
Dramatic Shot
Goblin Strike
Heroic Entrance
Hysterical Aphasia
Left Behind
Mano a Mano
Math Is Hard
Monster Team-Up
No More Room
Not Really into It
Oracular Prophecy
Roach Motel
Saved for a Rainy Day
Screw Me? Screw YOU!
Turned Into a Newt
Use It or Lose It
Wait, Who Are You?
What's My Motivation?

48 Backstories cards Appreciates Fine Workmanship
Calculates Every Probability
Can't Be Predicted
Curls Up with a Good Book
Defends the Weak and Adorable
Doesn't Get as Much Screen Time
Doesn't Get Sidetracted
Drinks Milk
Enjoys Long Walks
Exploits Weaknesses
Figures Out the Gimmick
Frightens Easily
Gets Lucky
Has a Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Sense
Has Mastered the Periodic Table
Hasn't Sold Soul (Yet)
Hates All That Magical Faeris Pixie Crap
Hates You
Is Cooler Than You on Your Best Day
Is Use-Impaired
Keeps Everything
Kicks You While You're Down
Knows Unknown Knowledge
Knows When to Hold 'Em, Knows When to Fold 'Em
Leaves a Trail of Bloody Corpses
Likes Pets
Listens Well
Looks Swanky
Makes Spot Checks
Nevers Gives Up
Overcompensates for Something
Rules the Bandits Clan
Serves Revenge Cold
Smites the Unliving
Soothes the Savage Beast
Spits in Destiny's Eye
Stands in the Back, Thank You Very Much
Steals Without a License
Values Friendship
Wasn't Always This Strong
Wasn't Really Trying, Anyway

5 "Wandering Xykon" cards I got my ass kicked by Xykon
I Hurt Xykon!
I Hurt Xykon!
I Hurt Xykon!
I Killed Xykon

It's a total of 153 cards with two less "Wandering Xykon" cards and three more Battle cards than what is printed on the box. The box image was probably sent to the printers before the card list was finalized. I'm totally happy with having one more card than what the box says. :biggrin:

2011-09-23, 12:06 PM
I was confused with the numbers too, but since I got more than promised, it wasn't too bad.

Unsurprisingly, I got the same cards as in Hamiltonz list. I suspect that the two "missing" wandering Xykon cards are the Xykon move token and his characters card (where you're keeping track of his wounds).

The Giant
2011-09-23, 01:10 PM
The Xykon character card and move token are counted among the Xykon cards, yes. They're cards that you use when playing with Wandering Xykon, aren't they? :smalltongue:

The wandering version of the Creature in the Darkness and the Goblin Zombie were last minute monster additions made after the box was designed. Math is Hard had been cut from the game when it had different text, but was added back in at the last minute with new rules. Thus, there are three more Battle Cards than what's listed on the box.

I have no idea why the rules have the completely wrong numbers, though. I guess nobody checked it.

2011-09-23, 07:01 PM
Thanks for the list and the clarifications! :smallbiggrin: