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Modifiers

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  • GloomFamilies
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NamePathosIconsDescription
borrowed from bootleggers-10-10The draw limit of all your opponents is increased by one while this text is showing.
Neither a borrower nor a lender be. Unless you really want a new boat!
broke many bones -20
They say that pain is the greatest teacher. Guess what? You failed.
brought in a boarder15When this card is played, you may move a single Guest, either controlled or uncontrolled, to your family.
Prepare to be boarded!
contracted consumption-15-15Your draw limit is reduced by one card while this text shows.
Conspicuous consumption is such a tragedy.
dallied with dignitaries 015Your draw limit is increased by one card while this text shows.
dined with the duke 105You may immediately look at one opponent's hand when this card is played.
It's amazing what you can do with brussel sprouts.
fell down the well-10If this character has a negative Self-Worth, you may play an Untimely Death on it as a free play.
All's well that ends well, unless it ends IN the well.
fell in love with a leper-15-10Your draw limit is reduced by one card while this text shows.
He offered you his hand. No, really.
found fame at a feast010
It's easy to be the life of the party when the other guests keep dying.
found love on the lake015Your draw limit is increased by one card while this text shows.
Sooner or later, someone's bound to sink your boat.
found maggots in the meat-15Discard one card when this Modifier is played.
Finders, keepers.
grew old without grace-20The player to your right may randomly select and discard two cards from your hand
Death becomes you. Hurry it up.
had a picnic in the park105
A jug of wine, a loaf of bread, and a pack of wolves in the woods.
had a tryst on a train010You may either draw or discard two cards immediately when this card is played.
GǪ in a trunk.
landed a legacy15You may either draw or discard two cards immediately when this card is played.
For those you truly love, give the gift of death.
lured a lover015When this card is played, you may move a single Guest, either controlled or uncontrolled, to your family.
Try to catch a live one!
purchased a peerage2020While this character is alive, your draw limit is increased by one.
Even a prince has his price.
regaled a relative10When this card is played, you may move a single Guest, either controlled or uncontrolled, to your family.
You curious capering has captivated your cousin.
slept without cares10
Relax, let your worries slip away, and try not to think about Mister Eyball Plucker in the closet.
stabbed a stranger-20When this card is played, you may immediately play an Untimely Death on a living Guest with a negative Self-Worth as a free play.
Reach out and kill someone.
starred on stage1515Randomly select and keep one card from each player's hand immediately when played.
You've always depended on the kindness of stalkers.
starved in a storm-10-10
Unfortunately, you DIDN'T leave the cake out in the rain.
stole from a stiff-15
Is it still embezzling if they're embalmed?
suffered from sores-15-15Your draw limit is reduced by one card while this text shows.
Apparently you ARE a sore loser!
took ill at teatime-20-20Immediately discard your entire hand when this card is played.
It seems you can't take your lumps.
wanted to wander-20While this text shows, this character is considered to be a Guest for all card effects.
It's time to leave the nest GǪ and burn it down behind you.
was addled by absinthe-10When this card is played, the player to your left may draw one card from your hand an play it immediately.
Strictly for medicinal purposes, of course.
was badly betrothed-10-5You may immediately take one Untimely Death card from the discard pile and add it to your hand when this card is played.
A plague on both your Residences!
was beaten by beggars-15
Give 'til it hurts. Then give some more.
was bedeviled by doctors -15-15You cannot play Untimely Deaths while this text shows.
Darn those miracles of modern medicine!
was betrayed by the butler-15-10When this card is played, immediately discard one card for each lucre icon in play.
Oh, like you're surprised.
was blessed by the bishop020You may discard any number of cards, then draw until you reach your limit.
Pray the wedding of your dreams doesn't become a nightmare.
was bothered by banshees-10If this character has a death icon showing, you may play an Untimely Deat on it as a free play
They're partying like it's 999.
was burdened by boils-10
It beats being boiled, but not by much.
was captured by constables-20When this card is played, you must discard any Events you have in your hand.
What's all this, then?
was charmed by the circus10
Who doesn't enjoy watching a motley assortment of freakish folk cavort and caper about?
was chased by children-10
Sticks and stones CAN break your bones.
was chastised by the church-10-15Your draw limit is reduced by one card while this text shows.
We're not going to speculate about your vile, deviant practices.
was cheated by chums-15-20Starting to your left, each player may draw and keep one card from your hand immediately after this card is played.
With friends like these GǪ
was clever at cards15You may draw or discard one card when this Modifier is played.
Aces and eights? Again?
was comforted by cocoa 25While this text shows, no player may take cards from your hand.
Nothing beats a warm fire, a cup of cocoa, and knowing that all your enemies are dead.
was condemned by the court-10-10After this card is played, you lose your second play on your next turn.
Who knew you'd be julted by judges?
was crammed full of crumpets-10
Apparently, you CAN have too much of a good thing!
was crippled by creditors-20The player to your right may randomly select and keep two cards from your hand.
Delaying debts can be deadly.
was cursed by the queen-15-20Discard your entire hand.
She is not amused.
was delighted by ducklings100
They say the Devil adores a duck.
was deprived of dessert-5-5
It's just as well. You wouldn't want to choke on a chocolate!
was detained by detectives-15-15When this card is played, you must discard any Untimely Deaths you have in your hand.
It seems the butler has an alibi.
was disgraced at a dance-20
Glass shoes? Good thinking.
was distressed by dysentery-15-10The player to your left may randomly select and discard two cards from your hand.
That's more information than we really needed.
was diverted by drink10Discard one card when this Modifier is played.
A little diversion goes a long way.
was doomed by debauchery-15If this character has a goblet icon showing, you may play an Untimely Death on it as a free play.
Live fast, die now.
was driven to drink-15Discard one card when this Modifier is played.
Don't drive and drink.
was fined by the feds-15-15Each of your opponents may draw one card immediately when this card is played.
Don't toy with your taxes!
was frightened by fungus -20Skip your next Draw phase after this card is played. You cannot take free plays while this text shows
There's nothing fun about fungus.
was galled by gangrene-15
Who likes to lose a limb?
was greeted by ghosts -10-20Discard three cards when this Modifier is played
That's what you get for revisiting your old haunts
was harassed by houseguests-10-10Add one uncontrolled Guest to your family immediately when this card is played, if one is available.
Lock the pantry!
was humbled by hosting-25When this card is played, each player may randomly select and keep one card from your hand.
Hide the silverware.
was hunted by horrors-20-20Skip your next turn after this card is played
Prey for salvation.
was jinxed by gypsies-15-15Your draw limit is reduced by one card while this text shows.
The tall, dark stranger in your future is carying a scythe.
was knighted by nincompoops 20Whenever a new Modifier is played on this character, place it beneath this one.
It's an honour you'll carry to your grave.
was looted by the lodgers-10-15Choose one of your Guests to become uncontrolled immediately when this card is played.
They even took the fruitcake.
was mangled by mimes-30Discard your entire hand when this card is played.
They're silent, but deadly.
was marooned on the moors-10If this character has a negative Self-Worth, you may play an Untimely Death on it as a free play.
Stupid crows, stupid breadcrumbs, stupid moors.
was married magnificently015Your draw limit is increased by one card while this text is showing.
It's the happiest day of your life GǪ and possibly the last.
was masticated by mastiffs-20
Their bark? Not so bad.
was mauled by a manatee-20
They're fierce, if you rile 'em.
was menaced by mice-15
Perhaps the elephants know something we don't.
was mocked by midgets-10
It's the little things that hurt the most.
was muddled by morphine-15-15Your draw limit is reduced by one card while this text shows.
You prefer to think of it as "lifted by laudanum."
was nagged by nightmares-15You may immediately take one Untimely Death card from the discard pile and add it to your hand when this card is played.
Pray the Lord your soul to take.
was pelted with produce-15After this card is played, you lose your second play on your next turn.
You expected more from your salad days.
was persuaded by parrots-10-15The player to your left may randomly select and immediately play a card from your hand.
Whatever Polly wants, Polly gets.
was perturbed by the pudding-5-5
Shark-infested custard is an acquired taste.
was pestered by poltergeists-10-10The player to your right may randomly select and discard a card from your hand.
They're ba-a-ack!
was pierced by porcupines-10-5
Sometimes having too many points can be a dangerous thing.
was plagued by the pox-15-15Your draw limit is reduced by one card while this text shows.
A plague on both your GǪ houses.
was poisoned by penguins-10You may immediately take one Untimely Death card from the discard pile and add it to your hand when this card is played.
Penguins are always dressed to kill.
was popular in parliament015You may draw or discard two cards when this Modifier is played.
Luckily, the voters are morons.
was praised in the papers1010Immediately draw or discard three cards when this card is played.
Don't forget to blame the little people.
was pursued by poodles-15
They may look silly, but they can strip the meat off a rhinoceros in less than a minute.
was put into prison-20You cannot play any Events while this text is showing.
There's a place for everyone. This is yours.
was rescued by rodents1515While this text shows, any new Modifier played on this character that does not have the beast icon is placed beneath this card.
It's the stuff that adorable animated films are made of.
was robbed by rascals-15When this card is played, immediately discard one card for every lucre icon in play including this one.
It's the little ones you have to watch.
was ruined by rum-15-10
The bane of pirates and socialites alike.
was scarred by scandals-25Discard your entire hand when this card is played.
The truth hurts.
was seduced by a strumpet-25While this character is alive, your draw limit is reduced by one.
What's wrong with doting on a doxy?
was shunned by society-15-15-15Skip your next turn after this card is played
Can you blame them?
was sickened by salmon-10Discard one card every time you play a Modifier (including this one)
Fish, fowl, or foul fish?
was spoiled by spooks015While this character is alive, you may discard an Untimely Death to cancel an Event whenever one is played.
You're all they have to live for.
was spurned by a spinster-15If this character has a negative Self-Worth, you may play an Untimely Death on it as a free play.
She's washing her hair.
was startled by snakes-10-10
GǪ not to mention being vexed by vipers and angered by asps.
was swindled by salesmen-10Skip your next draw phase after this card is played
It's the deal of a lifetime GǪ a very short lifetime.
was taunted by tigers-20-10Skip your next draw phase after this card is played
Jumping though hoops isn't fun when you're the one in the cage.
was terrified by topiary-20
For generations, we've cut down trees at Christmas time. Now it's payback time.
was the toast of the town015Your draw limit is increased by one card while this text shows.
Enjoy your fifteen minutes of fame! Next stop; a lifetime of dull misery.
was tickled by tentacles -5When this card is played, immediately discard one card for every beast icon in play including this one.
It's a tale too ticklish to tell.
was tormented by ticks-15If this character has a beast icon showing, you may play an Untimely Death on it as a free play.
Ticks suck. No, really.
was tortured by toddlers -20The player to your right may randomly select and keep two cards from your hand.
There's nothing cuter than baby's first thumbscrews.
was trapped on a train-20
All stops lead to a bloody death.
was tried for treason-10-20-10Skip your next turn after this card is played
It seemed like such a good idea at the time.
was vexed by vampires-10You may immediately take one Untimely Death card from the discard pile and add it to your hand when this card is played, then skip your next Draw phase.
Despite a sunny personality.
was widowed at the wedding-25This card can only be played on a character with the marriage icon.
The bride wore red.
was wondrously well wed020You may draw or discard two cards when this Modifier is played.
Apparently, headstones are the "in" gift this year.
was wounded by wasps15
GǪ not to mention being bothered by bees and harried by hornets.
was written out of the will-20Skip your next draw phase after this card is played
Where there's a will, there's a way to get cheated out of your share.
went mildly mad-10Discard one card every time you play a Modifier (including this one).
There is no sanity clause.


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