[Nomic02] Ratified: Puissance
Sun, 30 Mar 2003 17:08:23 +0100
The following proposal has been agreed unanimously (explicitly by baf,
Jota, and jwalrus, implicitly by Roger and me), and will come into
effect removing Rule 126 and adding Rules 136 and 137 in one hour from
the timestamp of this message.
That Most High, Mighty, and Puissant Prince [Psmith]
Remove Rule 126.
Each player shall have a tally associated with him or her, called
their Puissance. This tally will initially be 1 for every player,
and its value is considered part of the state of the game.
Although multiple players may have the same Dark Gift, no player may
have the same Dark Gift more than once, or more different Dark Gifts
than the value of their Puissance tally. Any Dark Gifts a player may
acquire beyond this limit are immediately lost; and if their
Puissance tally decreases to below the number they currently have,
they immediately lose enough Dark Gifts to bring them back into
compliance with this rule, chosen upwards from the end of the list
in Standard Order of the Dark Gifts that player possessed. A player
may also voluntarily abandon any Dark Gift they currently possess as
: Dylan O'Donnell http://www.spod-central.org/~psmith/ :
: "A bold choice, sir!" breathes the kiltmaker excitedly. "No man would dare :
: bandy words with a tall, smouldering Scotsman in a coruscating kilt of the :
: Black Tiger." -- Elizabeth Hawk's "Forever Always", by Iain Merrick :