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.