🗺️ | DeiLink - an NFT Trading Card Game
Trading Card Games have been around for decades. While many games bring fun concepts, game modes and motivations, they often have issues such as resource mechanics that 'brick' your hand, uninteractive combos or format-warping cards.
Many games have a preference for Fantasy, ranging from the TCG monarch that is Magic: The Gathering, to recent releases such as Flesh and Blood, and everything in between. Many games also look towards sci-fi inspirations, such as Star Realms. However, combining fantasy and sci-fi in a single setting is rarely done.
DeiLink is an NFT Trading Card Game (TCG), set in a fantasy and sci-fi world. Hundreds of years ago, society was disrupted when a derelict ship from an extinct advanced alien race entered orbit, and advanced tech and debris from the ship began falling to the planet.
Among the debris were creatures that looked like pigeons, who are secretly drones tasked with gathering intelligence of other races. Over the centuries, different guilds began adopting this alien technology, utilising it for their own motives.
Build a deck with the NFTs you own, focussing on one of the currently available guilds (including ‘Mages’, ‘Knights’ or ‘Undead’) and strive to be the best. Current rules are available at https://projectpigeon.io/Deilink. A beta release is expected towards Q4 of 2022.
The aim of DeiLink is to reduce your opponent’s life to 0. Once this happens, or once your opponent runs out of cards in their deck, you win.
Each player starts the game with 7 cards in hand, and 20 life. *
The player who goes first does not draw a card – their advantage lies in earlier board presence. *
‘Charge’ is the energy system of this game; it’s used to summon cards and activate Character abilities.
Both players start with 0 mana and gain 2 Charge every time it is their turn, until they reach 10 Charge. *
E.g., On your first turn, you have 2 Charge, the turn after you have 4, and so on. *
Units can be placed in either the top row or the middle row. The central position is where the Character is placed. Your deck and exile are on opposite ends of the bottom row, with space for 3 fields.
During your turn, you can perform a variety of actions:
- Play a unit if you can pay the Charge cost (units cannot attack or activate abilities the turn they are played)
- Activate a Mantra
- Equip a unit on the field with an Artifact
- Move 1 unit between the front and middle rows
- Activate any unit’s effect (but they cannot attack)
- Attack with a unit
- All actions can be taken in any order
*Information subject to change
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