Labyrinth: Solitaire Event Effects Table (Player Aid)


Player Aid – Solitaire Event Effects Table

The Labyrinth Solitaire Event Effects table lists all the Event cards that require some type of specialized handling in the solitaire version of the game. Many of these Event cards are listed near the affected flowchart, without much in the way of explanation, some are included in rules section 9.6 under the heading of “Indvidual Event Instructions”, and many are just sprinkled throughout the various paragraphs of rules section 9. In any case, I thought it would be much more efficient to have them all in one place:

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Card Effect
Abu Ghurayb Use “Minor Jihad” flowchart priorities to determine which “Ally” country gets shifted to “Neutral”, if more than one country eligible. (“Minor Jihad” flowchart notes)
Abu Sayyaf If in effect and the PHILIPPINES hosts at least as many Cells as Troops, place Plots in the PHILIPPINES. Only affects Plot operations. (9.4.2.2)
Al Jazeera Use “Minor Jihad” flowchart priorities to determine which country adjacent to Saudi Arabia gets Alignment shifted toward Adversary, if more than one country eligible. (“Minor Jihad” flowchart notes)
Ansar al-Islam Randomly choose between Iraq and Iran. (“Recruit” flowchart notes)
Biometrics For Travel operations only. If Biometrics is in effect and no Cells are adjacent (thus violating the event’s prohibition on non-adjacent travel), use the card’s operations value for Radicalization instead. (9.4.2.6) Note also that Radicalization Travel ignores the Biometrics restrictions (9.4.3)
Clean Operatives Both Cells’ destination is the UNITED STATES. Use the “From” flowchart for country of origin. (9.4.2.1)
Danish Cartoons Place a specific numbered Plot as indicated on card, rather than random Plot as in most cases. (9.3.2). First priority for Cell placement is in the U.S. (“Plot” flowchart)
Detainee Release Randomly choose country where disrupt occurred in this or last Action Phase, if more than one. (“Recruit” flowchart notes)
Ex-KGB Target CAUCASUS if that would shift the World Posture marker (4.7.2), otherwise target CENTRAL ASIA. (9.6)
Foreign Fighters Randomly choose Regime Change country, if more than one. (“Recruit” flowchart notes)
FSB Allows inspection of Jihadist hand. After inspection, shuffle Jihadist hand. (9.1)
GTMO Forbids “Recruit” operation, if in effect. Perform “Travel” instead. (9.4.1)
Hambali First priority for Plot placement is in the U.S. (“Plot” flowchart notes)
Intel Allows inspection of Jihadist hand. After inspection, shuffle Jihadist hand. (9.1)
Iran Roll on the Shia-Mix table to come up with a country, test the country if unmarked, then find the closest applicable country at Good, then Fair. (9.4.2.1)
Jaysh Al-Mahdi Roll on the Shia-Mix table to come up with a country, test the country if unmarked, then find the closest applicable country at Good, then Fair. (9.4.2.1)
Jihadist Videos Roll on the Global table for recruitment, and find the closest applicable country. (9.4.2.1)
KSM First priority for Plot placement is in the U.S. (“Plot” flowchart notes)
Kurdistan Use “Minor Jihad” flowchart priorities to determine if Turkey or Iraq has its Governance level worsened. (“Minor Jihad” flowchart)
Leak Randomly select among Enhanced Measures, Renditions, and Wiretapping markers in the Event Box. (9.6) Also, use “Minor Jihad” flowchart priorities to determine which country is shifted from Ally to Neutral, if more than one country eligible. (“Minor Jihad” flowchart notes)
Lebanon War Roll on the Shia-Mix table to determine country (9.4.2.1)
Madrassas Roll on the Global table for recruitment, including the subsequent (2nd) card, and find the closest applicable country. (9.4.2.1)
Martyrdom Operation First priority for Plot placement is in the U.S. (“Plot” flowchart notes)
Oil Price Spike Draw from the Discard Pile randomly among the highest-value Jihadist-associated event cards. If none is available, use for operations (only). (9.6)
Regional al-Qaeda Randomly choose two unmarked Muslim countries (not Iran), if more than two possibilities. (“Recruit” flowchart notes)
Schengen Visas Begin at the indicated “To” box (the one that says “Schengen Visas: start here”) to select destinations, rolling on the Schengen table if there are several possibilites. Use the “From” flowchart for country of origin. (9.4.2.1)
Zarqawi Place a specific numbered Plot as indicated on card, rather than random Plot as in most cases. (9.3.2). For Cell placement, select randomly among the four countries listed. (9.4.2.1)