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Alchemy

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Short Introduction: 
The greatest achievement for an alchemist is to create the Elixir of Life. However, there are so many ways to do it. Fortunately, you have found various combinations of metals and symbols that can be used to create this Elixir. Yet you’re not the only one. Other alchemists are following their own paths to create the elixir. It’s a race to see who can combine their elements first and become the greatest alchemist in the world.
Platform/System: 
non-digital (board game, card game, physical game, etc.)
Brief Play Description: 

Step 1. Choose combinations
a. All players must first pick 7 combinations and put them in the combinations list
b. Players must have one 3 card, 4 card, and 5 card combinations.
c. Players can choose one from the list or create their own
Step 2. Starting the game
a. All players take 7 cards and choose who goes first
b. A player must draw a card and then place one card down on the board. That is a card in play
c. A player may also draw a card and cast a spell card, but that takes up the turn
Step 3. Getting combinations
a. The goal is to get 12 points by getting the right number of combinations on the board.
b. One card is put on the board, any player can use it for their own combinations

c. If a player has the final card for their combination, they must call it out and tell what combo they have. Players must then see the combo on the chart.
d. When a player reaches 12 points worth of combinations, they win
e. A player must put down the final card of the combination to get it; you cannot get a combination if somebody else puts down the card.
Step 4. Spell cards
a. Spell cards take up one turn and everyone must follow them
Step 5. The Ouroboros Board
a. All cards in play are played on the board
b. The path starts from the head and ends at the tail
c. Once all cards have filled all the spaces, all cards are removed into the discard pile and the process starts again

Diversifiers and Credits
GGJ 2012 Diversifiers : 
Eyes Wide Shut: (No graphics) The game has no graphics.
Team Image: 
Credits: 
Matthew Nunez: Designer, Card Maker,Tester Liz Pina: Artist,Tester Matthew Surdej: Artist, Tester,
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want to play but...

Your cards doc has formatting issues in Word for Mac. Maybe you could save it out as a PDF? Thanks!

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