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Chrononauts Official Rules. Table of Contents. Executive Summary Getting Started Immediately: Starting Playing Winning; Detailed Overview Three Ways to . In Chrononauts, each player becomes a time traveler, with a unique identity and a secret mission. During the game, players travel backwards and forwards. Chrononauts» Forums» Rules. Subject: Memo card question · rss · New Thread · Printer Friendly; Subscribe sub options; Bookmark; Thread.

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Obviously, our world would be totally different if WWII had never happened.

You then get to draw a bonus card! Official website not in Wikidata Pages using infobox game with unknown parameters Crhononauts articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March If you do this, you may choose to discard a second card, and draw one.

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Obviously it takes a little bit of time to absorb another player’s action and decide to use the Memo on it, but you also can’t let too much time go by and still expect to have the Memo accepted. Then deal out eight random ID cards, and arrange them face-up underneath the TimeLine. There are three Mona Lisas in the game, the Real Thing and two forgeries of differing quality.

In other cases, the stories are still just in my mind.


You grew up in a universe where something was different. Once a player declares victory by revealing one of these cards, it’s too late to use a Memo to cancel the card they used to achieve that victory.


Arrange the 32 double-sided TimeLine cards in an 8×4 grid on the table, following the row-column numbers called the Time Index in the lower left chrlnonauts, with all cards set to True Xhrononauts i.

Beware the 13th Paradox: For example, Avert Disaster can switch any of the disaster Linchpins Titanic, Lusitania, or Hindenburg to the non-disaster side; however, it cannot be used to make one of those disasters reoccur. Moreover, while your gaming group is doing that, you that’s right, you, the person who actually reads the rules might want to use the rest of the cards to play a game of Solonautsso that you can learn your way around the TimeLine and thus be ready to act as TimeKeeper see below when your group starts playing the full game.

To find out, we must first detect, and then repair, several Paradoxes. The reviews of Chrononauts leans towards the positive. To make it easier to find all the connected Ripplepoints, each Linchpin has a list, chrononaus the left-hand side, of the years that may or may not be chrononaust when the Linchpin in question is turned over.

Secondly, can be repaired with three different patches for all other years, there’s just one patch that will fit. Remember, this is just a game gules all. But it’s not really necessary As you’ve probably already noticed, there’s a fair amount of maintenance work involved in keeping the TimeLine up to date.

What follows are the rules for the whole game. So, as a Temporal Mechanic chrlnonauts for the Time Repair Agency, you’ve been trained to patch up these holes.


Whoever came closest to being correct goes first. The 80 card play deck white bordered contains 20 Inverters, 21 Patches, 15 Artifacts, 10 Timewarps, and 14 Actions. On the other hand, if you’re finding it too difficult to win with eight characters, you can start with six or seven.

As noted, Ripplepoints that depend on more than one Linchpin come in fhrononauts varieties: This distinction denotes the difference between an event that happened as our history books record it, and an event that has been changed by a chrononaut. To emphasize this, all of the TimeLine cards after should be moved down an inch or so on the table, to remind the players that they are unreachable.

This is particularly useful if the TimeLine cards get mixed up.

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Early American version’s average rating at Board Game Geek. Don’t Forget About the Story: Ripplepoints are historical events that are affected by changes to these Linchpins; their flip sides depict a gaping hole in the timestream, called a Paradox.

He also chrknonauts, “Like all of Looney Labs card games, EAC combines simple rules and fairly chaotic play into a fun and humorous package. History can be changed, yes, but only in a few specific places, hotspots in the time-space continuum where a specific event instantly changed the world forever.