Roach 1.2 Card List

The following is the list of cards from Roach 1.2 (i.e. the Original SAHR 2005 Game Chef Entry). There are thirty combined Command / Opportunity cards, and ten Roach cards.


Command/Opportunity Cards

LETTER OF REPRIMAND /  LIPIŠ MEDU DU GA
Lose a point of Reputation
You will have courage; it is good. (Raise your personal die size by one for this Event, up to D12)
 
BREAK DOWN / IGI MENAMNUNNA ÙRU
Lose two points of Reputation
It is of the Gods -- you will be vigilant. (Raise your personal die size by one for this Event, up to D12)
 
ENTHUSIASM / GÙ ÞULÑÁL SIIL
Choose another Enthusiasm for use in this Event. Your interest is short-lived but intense.
Do not heed the evil ones; rather scream in an ear-splitting voice to drive them hence.
 
PRAISE / NAMŠUB NAMGURUŠ
Surrender a point of Reputation to another player character.
By my holy word, you shall have vigor. (Raise your personal die size by one for this Event, up to D12)
 
SACRIFICE / ÑEŠTUG NÍDIÑIR AK GUB
Surrender two points of Reputation to the player character you have chosen.
The fear of the Gods shall focus you. (Raise your personal die size by one for this Event, up to D12)
 
SHOVING MATCH / GÙTÉŠA ÞÉÀMMEÀM SÌ
Both you and the player character you have chosen lose a point of Reputation.
This person is your ally now, so let it be.
 
PUBLIC SCANDAL / DALLA NÍÑIGI NUDU A È
You are unable to use any Enthusiasms during this Event.
It is never seen by the eye, and yet you will have clarity. (Raise your personal die size by one for this Event, up to D12)
 
INFLUENZA / NAMGAMEA NEÞA
Your die size decreases to D4 for every conflict during this Event.
Should there not be peace? Rest, gather strength.
 
DEBATE / NAMKIÁÑA
Initiate a conflict with the player character you have chosen. The winner gains two Reputation and the loser loses two Reputation.
Love this person.
 
WAR OF WORDS / NAMKULI
Initiate a conflict with the player character you have chosen. The winner gains one Reputation and the loser loses one Reputation.
Befriend this person.
 
PROSTITUTE YOUR GOOD NAME / NAM LUÞ TAR
Turn Reputation into D12's on a one-for-one basis.
I decree that your fate is to cleanse your personal filth with urgency.
 
PLEAD / ŠÀÞULGIG NAM KAR
Remove the support from an NPC of your choice in each conflict during this Event.
You must hate this person, and take away its destiny.
 
BOOT-LICK / LÚNÍZU
Gain the support of the NPC of your choice in each conflict during this Event.
You must steal that which is useful and good.
 
JOURNAL ARTICLE / NAMŠILIG
Gain a point of Reputation.
You must fight this person.
 
RECEIVE UNIVERSITY AWARD / LUL...DUG
Gain a point of Reputation
You must practice deception and betray this person.
 
RECEIVE ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT / GIGŠE NÍDIÑIR ÑAR
Gain two points of Reputation
You must put the fear of the Gods into this person, in fury and anger.
 
EARN TENURE / GABAAL DU NABI DÙ
If you are an assistant Professor, you have been tenured and are now a full professor. If you are already a full Professor, become a campus Luminary (D10/D4)
In the proper way, you must confront this person.
 
IMPRESS / DU MUMUA AK/ÑAR
Increase the size of your die in all conflicts during this Event involving power, privilege, knowledge, or status by one step -- from D6 to D8, etc.
You must make trouble among all known persons.
 
SWAGGER / DIB AB BA KI NÀR
Increase the size of your die in all conflicts during this Event involving something other than power, privilege, knowledge, or status by one step etc. -- from D6 to D8, etc.
It is decided. This is a place of sacred importance; do not leave it.
 
SABOTAGE / ÁŠ ÁZIGA ÑISSU LAL BAL
Cause another player character to lose one point of Reputation.
A shadow falls over this person -- threaten him.
 
RUIN / ÞUNU IMMASII ÞUÞUNU
Cause another player character to lose two points of Reputation.
You shall bleat the scream of suffering in your helplessness. (Lower your personal die size by one for this Event.)
 
SLANDER / ÞUL DIM ÁÁÑÑÁ
Tear down another's scholarship in a review. Reduce the die size of the player character you have chosen in conflicts during this Event involving power, privilege, knowledge, or status in this scene to D4.
You must hurt this person -- it is so ordered.
 
HARASS / NÍÑGIG ÞULUÞ
Reduce the die size of the player character you have chosen in all conflicts this scene involving something other than power, privilege, knowledge, or status during this Event to D4. Ouch!
It is an abomination -- you shall not know who to trust or where to seek respite. (Lower your personal die size by one for this Event.)
 
INTIMIDATE / NAMŠILIG NÍÑÁL GUM
Choose one individual or group that is supporting an opponent in each conflict during this Event, and add them to your side.
It is disastrous and you shall know only terror. (Lower your personal die size by one for this Event.)
 
EXPOSE / MURGIG NANAM
Publicize indiscretions and prevent a person of your choice (NPC or player character) from using an Enthusiasm in any conflict during this Event.
You are penned up like cattle; you cannot move. (Lower your personal die size by one for this Event.)
 
CHEAT / ZANA TAG DALÞAMUN
Take two points of Reputation from the player character you have chosen.
Handled as a puppet, you shall be confused and uncertain. (Lower your personal die size by one for this Event.)
 
UNCOVER PLAGIARIST / NAANGI IN
Take a point of Reputation from the player character you have chosen.
Your task is to enslave this person.
 
CHAMP / ÙÑA ÞÉÀMMEÀM DÙ
Any Enthusiasm you employ adds a D12 rather than your normal die size during this Event.
Protect this person, so let it be.
 
DECORUM / DÙG TUKUM ÑAR
Both you and the player character you have chosen gain a point of Reputation.
Obey this person at once. Follow its directions and initiatives.
 
GENIUS / MURUB
Your die size increases to D10 for every conflict during this Event.
Feel sexual attraction toward this person. Attempt to copulate with it.

Roach Cards

GU UD
Dance, lowly maggot!
IGIU ÈA
Face the sunrise and praise your master.
UR MENANURAŠA GÚR
By the crown of heaven and earth, you will bow down to your master.
ZÚ IGIXŠÈ LI LI
Laugh with joy; for you are in the presence of your master.
ŠÀ UR ÞÉENNANAMMAÀM DIRI
Eat until you burst -- thus shall it be, indeed.
ŠÀÞÚLLA ŠÀDIÑIRREENE DIRIG
It is the secret will of the Gods that you should overflow with joy.
ATAR IDIM AKA
I command thee -- this person is to be slandered.
NÍZU PA NAMKÚRRE LÁ
May it never be that this person is raised up -- humiliate and mock it.
NÍ ŠIP RI
Terrify this person, so be it.
KUŠU BARULTAG
My dog chain is upon you and you will now crawl.

 


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Last modified: Wed Aug 23 13:34:13 2006