Looney Labs Icehouse Mailing list Archive

Re: [Icehouse] Art

  • FromChristopher Hickman <tophu@xxxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 25 May 2009 13:01:25 -0400
On Monday, May 25, 2009, at 12:42PM, "Karl von Laudermann" <karlvonl@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>On May 25, 2009, at 12:33 PM, Christopher Hickman wrote:
>> On Monday, May 25, 2009, at 12:10PM, "P.D. Magnus" <pmagnus@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>> > wrote:
>>> If you just want pretty cards for use with Zark City, you could  
>>> just buy
>>> a Lost Cities set. You even get a fifth suit that way.
>> Does it have face cards?  I looked at the BGG entry and it didn't  
>> look like it.
>It has "investment cards", which have a handshake icon on them instead  
>of a number. There are 3 per suit, and can serve the purpose of face  
>cards in Zark City.

But in the updated version of Zark City, you need four face cards per suit (A, K, Q, J).

>IIRC, Zark City was originally intended to work with Lost Cities cards  
>as well as normal playing cards.

That may have broken since the loss of the Ace as a "number" card.

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