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Old 10-24-2018, 02:16 PM   #1
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Default Illuminati help in Utah?

I am new to Illuminati game. My little group get the basic concept and can attack a group but we don't know how to neutralize or transferable power or where the alignments come into play. I have not seen a good play through on the internet. Does anyone have a link to one? Anyone live in Northern Utah and would like to play/teach us?
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Old 10-29-2018, 08:20 PM   #2
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I am new to Illuminati game. My little group get the basic concept and can attack a group but we don't know how to neutralize or transferable power or where the alignments come into play. I have not seen a good play through on the internet. Does anyone have a link to one? Anyone live in Northern Utah and would like to play/teach us?
thanks group
There's a lot of info, including a rule overview video, at http://www.sjgames.com/illuminati/ that might help.

Transferable Power (the number after a slash, like the "2" in "3/2") means that its Power that can be lent to other groups in an attack. So, you could add that 2 points of Power to another Group, or your Illuminati, as part of an attack, but only once per turn (UFOs excepted) and only before any money is spent on the attack. If you use the Transferable Power of a Group, you can't then use its regular Power for another action (again, except for those pesky UFOs).

As alignments go, here's a quick breakdown (ignoring positional bonuses):

ATTACK to CONTROL (Attacking Power vs Defending Resistance):
+4 for each like alignment (Weird -> Weird)
-4 for each opposed alignment (Straight -> Weird)
Success: add the target group to power structure

ATTACK to NEUTRALIZE (Attacking Power vs Defending Resistance)
+6 to the attack (one-time)
+4 for each like alignment (same as Control)
-4 for each opposed alignment (same as Control)
Success: place the target group in uncontrolled area

ATTACK to DESTROY (Attacking Power vs Defending Power)
-4 for each like alignment (Weird -> Weird)
+4 for each opposed alignment (Straight -> Weird)
Success: target group is destroyed (collected by attacker)

Note the special rules for Fanatic's self-opposition, and Criminal (and Media, if you have the new edition).

I hope that helps!
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Old 10-30-2018, 08:30 AM   #3
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Hello.
I'm pinning the thread.
I really like card games, I wanted to start playing Illuminati cards live.
Is there any compendium of knowledge about the cards somewhere? Where can I buy cards?
I'm more interested in text form plus pictures than video
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Old 11-26-2018, 02:10 AM   #4
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Where are you in Utah?

I would love an Illuminati or INWO game.
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