Storium Basics: Card Spending and Refresh

This post originally appeared at Gaming Creatively on August 3rd, 2017. Welcome back – today, as we continue discussing the basics of Storium, I’m going to spend a little time on the concept of Refresh. First, though, a bit about card spending: As you play Strength and Weakness cards, you’ll notice they become unavailable for selection on future plays. Even once you reach the end of a scene, you’ll find you won’t have the cards that you already spent available to play again. This is how Storium manages helping you tell the ups and downs of a character’s tale. As you spend Strengths and Weaknesses, they become unavailable for use. You don’t get any of them back until you’ve spent all of them. That is, you have to spend all your Strengths...