Moves in the Great Game

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Moves in the Great Game
SS chesspiecesmall.png
Category Curiosity
Type Knowledge
Price From SS echosmall.png +30 x Echo at The Dark-Spectacled Admiral up to SS echosmall.png +75 x Echo at Roser's Wharf
Data ID 110311

Moves in the Great Game is considered a Knowledge Curiosity item.

Item description[edit | edit source]

"The nations of Europe, and beyond, compete for influence. Their plots reach even to the Neath."

Game note: The Admiral, among others, will be interested to hear this.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Moves in the Great Game can be obtained in the following ways:

Interactions[edit | edit source]

Interactions in Brief[edit | edit source]

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Interaction Action Result Type Change
The Dark-Spectacled Admiral 'Speak of Moves in the Great Game' Requirement ≥ 1
The Dark-Spectacled Admiral 'Speak of Moves in the Great Game' Default / Challenge Fail -1
Khan's Heart 'Seek intelligence' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Khan's Heart 'Seek intelligence' Rare Event +1
Irem 'Sacrifice a Lamentable Relic' Default / Challenge Fail +2
Wisdom 'Let the Shady Cook go ashore' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Shadowy work in Khan's Heart 'It just might work' Requirement ≥ 1
Shadowy work in Khan's Heart 'It just might work' Default / Challenge Fail + -1
Shadowy work in Khan's Heart 'A Diplomatic Agent' Rare Success +2
Shadowy work in Khan's Heart 'Your cunning is required' Success +1
Speak to the Doctor 'A Long Talk: Cold Reality' Requirement ≥ 3
Speak to the Doctor 'A Long Talk: Cold Reality' Default / Challenge Fail -3
Assemble Vital Intelligence 'Make sense of Moves in the Game' Requirement ≥ 1
Assemble Vital Intelligence 'Make sense of Moves in the Game' Default / Challenge Fail -1
Vienna 'Report the Fidgeting Agitator to the authorities' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Vienna 'Dine with your friend from the Bureau' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Khan's Shadow 'Help Maybe's Daughter search for her mother' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Dogged Apprentice on a Break 'Give an audience to a short story' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The War for Hearts and Minds 'Break the Sprightly Visionary's illusion' Requirement ≥ 1
The War for Hearts and Minds 'Break the Sprightly Visionary's illusion' Default / Challenge Fail -1
The Cumaean Canal Staging Area 'Listen for Surface gossip' Default / Challenge Fail +1
A Visit to Clathermont's Tattoo Parlour 'The Gambit' Requirement ≥ 1
A Visit to Clathermont's Tattoo Parlour 'The Gambit' Default / Challenge Fail -1
The Voracious Diplomat 'Describe recent moves in the Great Game' Requirement ≥ 1
The Voracious Diplomat 'Describe recent moves in the Great Game' Default / Challenge Fail -1
Port Carnelian 'Seek intelligence' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Port Carnelian 'Seek intelligence' Rare Event +1
Carnelian Conspiracies 'It just might work' Requirement ≥ 1
Carnelian Conspiracies 'It just might work' Default / Challenge Fail + -1
Carnelian Conspiracies 'Sate a fervence' Default / Challenge Fail +3
Carnelian Conspiracies 'Your authority' Success +1
Carnelian Conspiracies 'A Diplomatic Agent' Rare Success +2
The Monkey Emperor's Wrath 'Throw the box into the zee' Default / Challenge Fail +7
A spy walks the ship! 'Track down the spy' Default / Challenge Fail -1
Roser's Wharf 'A Bespectacled Visitor will pay to learn Moves in the Great Game' Requirement ≥ 1
Roser's Wharf 'A Bespectacled Visitor will pay to learn Moves in the Great Game' Default / Challenge Fail -1
The Man in the Mirror 'Try to see the Man in the Mirror' Default / Challenge Fail +1
A Collector of Stories 'Trade a story for a map, and knowledge' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Voracious Diplomat, Hounded 'Fake the Voracious Diplomat's death...' Requirement ≥ 1
The Voracious Diplomat, Hounded 'Fake the Voracious Diplomat's death...' Default / Challenge Fail -1
The Voracious Diplomat, in Hiding 'Fake the Voracious Diplomat's death...' Requirement ≥ 1
The Voracious Diplomat, in Hiding 'Fake the Voracious Diplomat's death...' Default / Challenge Fail -1

Interactions in Detail[edit | edit source]

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Story Action Required Effect
The Dark-Spectacled Admiral Speak of Moves in the Great Game
    SS chesspiecesmall.png Moves in the Great Game ≥ 1

Default:


Khan's Heart Seek intelligence Default: Rare:


Irem Sacrifice a Lamentable Relic Default:


Wisdom Let the Shady Cook go ashore Default:


Shadowy work in Khan's Heart Your cunning is required Success:
It just might work Default:
A Diplomatic Agent Rare Success:


Speak to the Doctor A Long Talk: Cold Reality Default:


Assemble Vital Intelligence Make sense of Moves in the Game Default:


Vienna Report the Fidgeting Agitator to the authorities Default:
Dine with your friend from the Bureau Default:


Khan's Shadow Help Maybe's Daughter search for her mother Default:


The Dogged Apprentice on a Break Give an audience to a short story None Default:


The War for Hearts and Minds Break the Sprightly Visionary's illusion
    SS gleamsmall.png Hideaway: The Truth = 70 [The truth will be fought over during the Rainbowing]

    SS chesspiecesmall.png Moves in the Great Game ≥ 1

Default:


The Cumaean Canal Staging Area Listen for Surface gossip Default:


A Visit to Clathermont's Tattoo Parlour The Gambit
    SS chesspiecesmall.png Moves in the Great Game ≥ 1

    SS echosmall.png Echo ≥ 1

Default:


The Voracious Diplomat Describe recent moves in the Great Game Default:
    SS chesspiecesmall.png -1 x Moves in the Great Game

    SS echosmall.png +50 x Echo


Port Carnelian Seek intelligence Default: Rare:


Carnelian Conspiracies Your authority Success:
It just might work Default:
A Diplomatic Agent Rare Success:
Sate a fervence Default:


The Monkey Emperor's Wrath Throw the box into the zee None Default:


A spy walks the ship! Track down the spy Default:
    SS chesspiecesmall.png -1 x Moves in the Great Game


Roser's Wharf A Bespectacled Visitor will pay to learn Moves in the Great Game Default:


The Man in the Mirror Try to see the Man in the Mirror None Default:


A Collector of Stories Trade a story for a map, and knowledge Default:


The Voracious Diplomat, Hounded Fake the Voracious Diplomat's death...
    SS crewsmall.png Crew ≥ 1

    SS chesspiecesmall.png Moves in the Great Game ≥ 1

Default:


The Voracious Diplomat, in Hiding Fake the Voracious Diplomat's death...
    SS crewsmall.png Crew ≥ 1

    SS chesspiecesmall.png Moves in the Great Game ≥ 1

Default:


Triggered Events[edit | edit source]

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Story Requirements Type Location
A spy walks the ship!

Random Event (Sometimes :1%) The Unterzee


Usage[edit | edit source]

Moves in the Great Game has the following uses:

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