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The Nth Degree

2015-01-21

[S] 4 The Nth Degree
Unless you have 2 Engineer and 2 Leadership or Cunning>36, all your personnel are stopped and, if there are no other dilemmas on this mission, place this dilemma on this mission. Add Science to each of this mission's requirements.
"I couldn't even guess at your IQ level now." "Probably somewhere between 1200 and 1450."
30 V 10

Positives: Could add Science to Mission Requirements. Could Stop Away team. If conditions are not met goes on top of mission and stays there.

Negatives: 4 Cost. Only works on Space Missions. Requires thinner dilemma previous to encountering.

Extra: Her sister card is Chained Environment which works on Planets and also adds Science to the mission requirements. There are two problems with this card: First is its cost. 4 cost is the correct cost, but high which limits its effectiveness. The second is effectiveness of this Dilemma requires it to be drawn in the first attempt, so that a thinner dilemma like Coolant Leak needs to be played in front of it, so that enough personnel can be stopped to prevent overcoming it easily when encountered. It could work well in a dilemma pile that targets Science. Where you constantly remove Science with something like Unscientific Method then your opponent doesn't have the Science needed to pass the mission.

Applicable Cards: Chained Environment; Coolant Leak; The Nth Degree; Unscientific Method;