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Everywhere you go in society, just beyond the corner of your eyes and under every step you walk are tendrils of the past, of futures that never happened, of broken things, and of things not born. They’re all lost stories. Some of them can nearly push themselves into reality. Writers, artists, musicians, lovers, and in thin spaces are all rich opportunity for a Lost Story to become real in one way or another. Don’t you want to get your sheepskin? Don’t you want to finally be a real story? That’s what all the other Lost Stories call it “Getting the Sheepskin”. The achievement of no longer being a Lost story and instead becoming real.

Note from the creator: I didn't think the rules set would be made publicly available without the proofs of the cards. Feel free to download the rules set. Based on estimates for the printing and shipping of the cards for proofing, I won't see the proof run until early to mid January. It should be fully ready for you to buy printed and ready to go in late January. Thanks for your patience.

The idea behind this game, is that you are a Lost Story, and rather than fading from existence forever you want to become real. To become real, you need to use your Weight to push through into a Person's consciousness and getting your Sheepskin (a euphemism used by Lost Stories to talk about graduating to being a 'real story').

This is a simple, family-friendly game for 2+ players aged 9+ years (mostly because younger than that age I expect children won't get the themes of the game).

Included: The Included PDF is the rules set for the game, it's a free download.

Additional Equipment is needed to play:

  • A number of 6- or 10- sided dice
  • A number of beads, or counters

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David R December 10, 2018 4:13 pm UTC
Thanks for the rules, where is the deck of cards?
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Andrew C December 13, 2018 11:49 pm UTC
Hey David,
I didn't realise it would part publish the project before the print proofs were through. It won't let me put up the Cards for Printing until I've checked those prints. Based on estimates of time, the proofs will be getting to me sometime around early January. When they're ready I will definitely be sending out a notification about the actual cards.
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