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From: Felix Hoefert <FHoefert@********.DE>
Subject: Re: Timing.
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 1998 23:07:37 +0200
Jon Edwards wrote:
>
> >1. My opponent plays a Special, at which point I play Luck of the Irish. My
> >opponent waits for me to roll the dice, sees that the roll is successful,
> then
> >plays his own Luck to cancel mine. I then told him that this wasn't correct,
> >because he had time before the die roll to play his LOTI. He said that
> >nowhere on the card did it say when he could or couldn't play it. I said
> that
> >it wasn't correct, becuase once the die roll is made, for better or worse,
> >that's it. My point is that there has to be a point where you've had your
> >chance, and if you let it pass, too bad. I'll take any opinions on the
> >subject.
>
> I agree in part that there is and isn't a time to play the card. However,
> the way we play it, countering someone's LOTI with another LOTI is
> dependant on the first person's role. If Player A plays a LOTI on me and
> chokes with a roll of 1, there's no need for me to play my LOTI.
>
> <snip Card Text>
> Luck of the Irish
> Type: Special (Stinger)
> Rarity: Common
> Description: 0¥. Roll a D6, On a 4+ trash either a special card just played
> or
> one already in play.Notes: "I've got more luck in my little finger than
> you've got in your whole
> shilelagh, laddie!"Illustrator: Janet Aulisio
> <snip!>
>
> Card text says that trash a special card already in play or one just
> played. I key off the phrase "just played." To me, that means either one
> just laid down or one that has been rolled for. That seems to me to
> stretch the amount of time you have to counter an opponents card.
>
> Ultimately it could go either way. You're group should come to a general
> consensus or roll for it. That way, you can avoid back-and-forth "did not,
> did too" conversations like The Great Torgo Debate(sigh.... ;-)

IMO, the card is gone as soon as the roll has taken place, and therefore
cant be targetted by another LotI anymore. Playing a card and rolling
for it is not the same action. If you wait until the die has been
rolled, your chance is over. ---Felix

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