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New Rules! (see below) The Card Game of Oz New KickStarter! (2017 Q1)

Series #1: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
SOLD OUT!

232 Game Cards (4 Story Packs) • 56 Location Cards
4 Title Cards • Rules • 10 Dice • First Player Marker
5 Tuck Boxes


About the Game:


Over 100 years ago L. Frank Baum introduced the world to the wondrous Land of Oz. Now, experience these familiar characters, fantastic locations, and bizzar creatures as never before imagined.

The Card Game of Oz is an Epic Card Game™ using the Storyline Game System™ that adds strategy to your challenging and fun adventures through Oz.


What is an Epic Card Game?
An Epic Card Game™ is a new way to build a collection of card games that be played individually or combined to expand the scope of a game. Doing away with the concept of Core Sets and Expansions, ECG sets are designed to play right out of the box, yet are written to easily interact with other sets. Players can mix cards from various sets to build their own dynamic and creative adventures.


What is the Storyline Game System?
Storyline Game System™ allows players to build a story line from a set of locations, characters, objects, events and effects. Once a prime character in the storyline has reach "The End" of the storyline, the game has ended.


Questions • Comments • Discussions
You can get questions answered, comments read, and discussions shared with The Card Game of Oz Forums on Board Game Geek.


Series #2 (Expansion): The Marvelous Land of Oz
SOLD OUT!

166 Game Cards (3 Story Packs) • 42 Location Cards
4 Title Cards • 5 Tuck Boxes
Base Game Required
(Game Salute's last-minute decision, not mine.)

Important Notes:


Recently I was finally able to legally regain control over "The Card Game of Oz". I have put together new rules and intend to launch a new KickStarter campaign in Q1 2017.
In the mean time, you can download this working copy of the new rules. All references to the Archive and the Library should now be "your Archive" and "your Library".
These new rules will make the game rely more on strategy and less luck.
New Rules Booklet (15MB PDF)


4 Cards in Series #1 were found to have errors:
Destruction of the Wicked Witch of the East ("East" not West)
Good Witch of the North (add Keyword "Prime")
Scarecrow • Petitioner (add Keyword "Prime")
Wolf Pack ("Endurance" should read "Vitality")


Dice Breakdown
Your Series #1 Game Box should include 10 dice:
1 - Blue - 6 Faces
1 - Blue - 5 Faces
1 - Blue - 4 Faces
1 - Blue - 3 Faces
6 - Gold - 3 Faces
If needed, you can request free replacement dice from Game Salute.


Extra Cards
A handful of cards let you have more than 3 copies in your libraries. So that you don't have to buy complete duplicates of Series #1 or Series #2, here are PDFs to use to order duplicates from Superior POD. These files are already formatted properly. Be sure you supply SPOD with one or both of the card face files and the card backs file:
Series #1 Extra Cards
Series #2 Extra Cards
Oz Card Backs


Orphaned Card
Please note that the card Back Home In Kansas should be listed as part of Story Pack #1 of the Series #1 cards.

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This game was published by Game Salute (and never again).




Illus. (left to right) Kate McCredie, Kaitlin Reid, Marissa Rivera, Jerantino, Roberto Melo, Meredith Dillman



NOTE: Game materials pictured and posted dates are subject to change.

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Last Update: Jun. 27, 2017

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