0 Card Expansion Set
By SecretInfiltrator
Before Empires There Was Survival
Table of Contents
About
Aspect: Tribes
Themes to Explore
Mechanical Themes
Draft Archetypes

About

Founding of Novem wants to explore the idea of "man vs. nature" conflict by choosing the setting of a world where larger interconnected civilizations are at the verge of rising out of tribal communities.

Aspect: Tribes

Each color on Novem is populated by several sapient creature types that struggle for survival.
Human
Kithkin
Human
Merfolk
Human
Orc
Harpy?
Human
Goblin
Human
Elf


Further each color is populated by creatures of extreme primal vigor and savagery that have animal types combined with Beast, Horror etc.
Nishoba/Felidar/Jhovall/Arynx (Cat Beast)

Dromad (Camel Beast)

Mammuth (Elephant Beast)
Oraxid (Crab Beast)

Fylamarid (Squid Beast)
Primoc (Bird Beast)

Shambler (Fungus Beast)
Colos (Goat Beast)

Drakkis (Lizard Beast)
Anurid (Frog Beast)

Rhox (Rhino Beast)

Jackalope/Kezerdrix/Vizzerdrix (Rabbit Beast)

Darba (Bird Beast)

Themes to Explore

  • founding of civilizations of all colors
  • primal flora/fauna
  • avatars of the world walking the land
  • hunters and gatherers
  • migration
  • coexisting with nature vs. subjugating nature
  • the first war?
  • agriculture
  • roles in society
  • "homes": caves, walled villages, tree houses, rafts
  • wear & tear & scars/wounds (-1/-1 counters?)
  • Disease/Health
  • Weather/Disaster
  • Cooperation

Mechanical Themes

Creatures & Lands?
Science & Cultivation
Tribal
Food tokens

Draft Archetypes

ColorsThemeSample Cards
{W}{U}??
(??)
ZU01
WC01
UC01
{W}{B}??
(??)
ZU02
WC02
BC02
{U}{B}??
(??)
ZU03
UC03
BC03
{U}{R}??
(??)
ZU04
UC04
RC04
{B}{R}??
(??)
ZU05
BC05
RC05
{B}{G}??
(??)
ZU06
BC06
GC06
{R}{G}??
(??)
ZU07
RC07
GC07
{R}{W}??
(??)
ZU08
RC08
WC08
{G}{W}??
(??)
ZU09
GC09
WC09
{G}{U}??
(??)
ZU10
GC10
UC10

**Possible Reprints**

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