Storium Basics: Wild Cards

This post originally appeared at Gaming Creatively on July 27th, 2017. Welcome back to my series on Storium basics. Today, we’ll be discussing Wild Cards. When you create a character, you start with a defined Strength and a defined Weakness. Usually you’ll start with more than one copy of each, making it your character’s strong theme – the amount can vary depending on your game’s settings. However, in addition to those, you’ll also usually start with a few wild cards – some Strengths, and some Weaknesses. These are how Storium handles the mechanical side of character development. Wild Strength and Wild Weakness cards are Storium’s way of letting you develop your character and reveal new traits about them. When you pick...