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Gangster Theme Overview

 

 


Gangster Theme Overview

Overview

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

Notes

 


 

The Printshop

Super Attraction – Sideshow

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

Notes

If you build The Printshop during the Park step, you must lose coins according to the card rule at the end of the Park step, even if you didn't gain coins at the start. The usual workaround for this is to build such that you have nothing left to lose at the end of the round. There are also methods available in a some theme packs to build it during the Events step.

+Offshore Account

You can build and own an Offshore Account while you have The Printshop, but you cannot use the Offshore Account's ability to add coins to its total.

However, the Offshore Account also has an ability that doesn't require your involvement, which is to add 20% of its total to itself. This continues to operate even if The Printshop is in your park.

Note also that an attraction's abilities become inactive when the attraction is closed, so if The Printshop closes for a round, the Offshore Account is available to use during that time.

Thematically, the overseas banks are not interested in taking your cash whenever it might be counterfeit.

 


 

The Shakedown

Super Attraction – Thrill Ride

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

A Lucky Streak

City - Funfair

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Shady Business

City - Funfair

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

Notes

Shady Business offers an immediate choice - you can choose to accept 10 coins with a prohibition against playing Event cards from your hand this round, or not. You gain the coins immediately after making the choice.

This card is on the list for future review and update, to make the wording more immediately clear.

Note that discarding a card to defend against an attack is considered "playing" that Event card, so if you choose to take the coins, only defense abilities that are on Park cards will be available to you.

This is intended to be a decision, a risk-reward tradeoff, rather than just a nice bonus if you happen not to play any other Event cards.

If you take the job with Gangsters, you'll be too busy for any other direct Event card play that round.

 


 

Unexpected Generosity

City - Funfair

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

A Tax Audit

City - Unfair

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Intimidation

City - Unfair

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

Updates

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Changed the expression of this rule.

Previously "Return all staff members in your park to your hand."

The new version handles the change in state through the keyword "dismiss", which means that other effects that trigger from dismissal can come into play. The previous version wasn't clear whether just putting the staff back into your hand counted as dismissal or not.

 


 

Organised Crime

City - Unfair

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Blueprint G001 - The Getaway

Blueprint

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

Notes

The Car Chase has a Gangster theme built in, so all that is required to complete this blueprint is one additional separate upgrade added to it.

Updates

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Clarified the blueprint requirement.

Previously did not include "+ Gangster theme icon".

Because the Car Chase has a Gangster theme built-in, it wasn't clear whether "any other upgrade" meant "other than the one already there" or not. This raised questions, so this version clarifies that it means any other upgrade in addition to the theme.

 


 

Blueprint G002 - Little Italy

Blueprint

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Blueprint G003 - Stay in Style

Blueprint

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Blueprint G004 - A Low Profile

Blueprint

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Blueprint G005 - An Offer You Can't Refuse

Blueprint

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

Updates

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Added the word "with".

The original version omitted the word "with" after "Any Hotel". This raised questions about what subtle distinction was implied by the absence of this word (in fact, there was no coded message,  it was a mistake).

 


 

First in Line / Anonymous Complaint

Event

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Alien:1
B-movie:1
Dinosaur:1
Gangster:1
Jungle:1
Ninja:1
Pirate:1
Robot:1
Vampire:1
Western:1

Updates

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Changed Anonymous Complaint rule text.

Previously "close all ride attractions", now limited to "a type of ride attraction".

The original effect proved to be a bit more harsh than some players expected (especially those who built all-ride parks).

The new effect is limited to one type of ride attraction, without saying specifically "thrill ride" or "leisure ride", which means it can expand to work with future theme packs that include other types of rides without needing to be changed again.

 


 

Dumpster Diving / Drunken Hooligans

Event

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Alien:1
B-movie:1
Dinosaur:1
Gangster:1
Jungle:1
Ninja:1
Pirate:1
Robot:1
Vampire:1
Western:1

Notes

 

 


 

Project Management / Frivolous Lawsuit

Event

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Alien:1
B-movie:1
Dinosaur:1
Gangster:1
Jungle:1
Ninja:1
Pirate:1
Robot:1
Vampire:1
Western:1

Notes

Project Management

This event offers two separate options, each of which is optional. You can choose to use only one, or the other, or both.

This means it is possible to discard a blueprint if you wish, without being forced to take another.

 

Updates

Original printings of this card have a small variation in the wording of Project Management. It was previously written as:

  • "You may draw three Blueprint cards and choose one to keep. You may discard a Blueprint card you own." 

  Please use this wording, from the current version of the card, if there is any dispute about the intention:

  • "You may draw up to three Blueprint cards then choose one to keep. You may discard a blueprint you own." 

The change to the first sentence allows the card to still be useful in the case when the Blueprint deck has fewer than three cards remaining. This was the intended functioning of the card, and wasn't expressed precisely enough in the original printing.

The change to the second sentence doesn't change the meaning. The wording was adjusted to bring it into the line with improvements in the wording guidelines for card rules.

 


 

Merchandising / Giant Wad of Cash

Event

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Alien:1
B-movie:1
Dinosaur:1
Gangster:1
Jungle:1
Ninja:1
Pirate:1
Robot:1
Vampire:1
Western:1

 


 

Unusual Bequest / Powerful Friends

Event

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Alien:1
B-movie:1
Dinosaur:1
Gangster:1
Jungle:1
Ninja:1
Pirate:1
Robot:1
Vampire:1
Western:1

 


 

Media Blitz / Review Board

Event

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Alien:1
B-movie:1
Dinosaur:1
Gangster:1
Jungle:1
Ninja:1
Pirate:1
Robot:1
Vampire:1
Western:1

 


 

Efficiency / Safety Certificate

Event

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Alien:1
B-movie:1
Dinosaur:1
Gangster:1
Jungle:1
Ninja:1
Pirate:1
Robot:1
Vampire:1
Western:1

 


 

Sponsorship Deal / Security Guards

Event

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Alien:1
B-movie:1
Dinosaur:1
Gangster:1
Jungle:1
Ninja:1
Pirate:1
Robot:1
Vampire:1
Western:1

Notes

Sponsorship Deal

The effects of Sponsorship deal can stack together. You can play as many as you wish, and each one will give +1 coin per guest during the Guests step.

Hidden / References / Spoilers

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SkyDrink is a proud sponsor of theme parks all over the world. SkyDrink, the SkyDrink logo, and the Somewhat Active Ribbon device are trademarks of SkyDrink Pty Ltd. SkyDrink is a division of ⬛ Generico Global.

 


 

Renovation / Vandalism

Event

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Alien:1
B-movie:1
Dinosaur:1
Gangster:1
Jungle:1
Ninja:1
Pirate:1
Robot:1
Vampire:1
Western:1

Notes

Renovation

The effect doesn't stack with itself. You don't get half of half price if you play two copies of Renovation at once. This is because each one gives a discount based on the marked coin price, which is the number printed on the blue price tag on the card. 

If you play two copies, you simply have two different ways to get half price.

The same goes for other effects that give half price. You can have multiple ways of accessing half price builds, through different abilities such as Building Contractor, but they can't be combined together.

The half-price discount only applies to cards that are priced in coins. Prices marked in Alien Influence or any other currency are not reduced.

You can use Renovation on any of your closed attractions, no matter how they came to be closed, whether it be through the event itself, another event played by a competitor, a City event card, etc.  The pin symbol and the wording makes Renovation an enduring effect throughout the entire round. Whenever you build an upgrade, if the attraction is closed, you can build on it for half the marked coin price.

 


 

Building Contractor / Family Connections

Event

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:2

Notes

Building Contractor

The effect doesn't stack with itself. You don't get to offer half of half price if you play two copies of Building Contractor at once. This is because each one gives a discount based on the marked coin price, which is the build price number printed on the card.

If you play two copies, you simply have two different ways to offer half price.

If two different players use Building Contractor at once, other players have two options to choose from.

The same goes for other effects that give half price. You can have multiple ways of accessing half price builds, through different abilities such as Renovation, but they can't be combined together.

+ Super attractions

The card rule doesn't specify where the card that players wish to build must come from. It could be their hand, the Market, or it could be their Showcase super attraction.

 

Hidden / References / Spoilers

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Yes, that is a body in the foundations. Whaddya expect for half price?

 


 

Waste Management / Safe Cracking

Event

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:2

Updates

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Changed Waste Management rule text.

Previously "Draw three Park cards." Now "Draw three Park cards and put them into your hand."

This change was to help clarify whether the cards are in your hand to choose from in the following part of the rule. This way it's clear that you can discard the cards you've just drawn, because they are now in your hand. It also helps to clarify an interaction with the Idol of the Clenched Fist, which allows you to refuse to discard cards from your hand when forced.

 


 

Pizzeria

Attraction – Food Outlet

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Grand Mayfair

Attraction – Hotel

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Grand Plaza

Attraction – Hotel

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Grand Regent

Attraction – Hotel

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Car Chase

Attraction – Leisure Ride

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:2

 


 

Shooting Gallery

Attraction – Sideshow

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

Notes

Since no limitation is specified, you may use this action to build from your hand or directly from the Market.

 


 

Cabaret

Attraction – Theatre

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Offshore Account

Resource

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:2

Notes

The coins are released to your control at game end.

The general rule for tokens is that all tokens on cards you own are returned to your control at game end for scoring.

 


 

Cleaner

Staff Member

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

Hidden / References / Spoilers

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The name tag reads "Winston", a reference to the character of Winston Wolfe, also a cleaner, played by actor Harvey Keitel in Pulp Fiction (1994).

 


 

Concierge

Staff Member

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Ice Cream Vendor

Staff Member

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Casino

Upgrade – Feature

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Comfortable Seating

Upgrade – Feature

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
B-movie:1
Gangster:2
Jungle:3
Ninja:2
Robot:2
Vampire:2
Western:1

Hidden / References / Spoilers

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The chairs shown are a padded restaurant seat, a deluxe roller coaster seat, and a fancy recliner cinema seat.

 


 

Relaxation Pool

Upgrade – Feature

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:2

 


 

Spa & Sauna

Upgrade – Feature

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:1

 


 

Lockers & Coat Check

Upgrade – Guest Services

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
B-movie:1
Gangster:2
Pirate:1
Robot:2
Vampire:1
Western:2

Hidden / References / Spoilers

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The Lockers and Coat Check appears in a number of theme packs, and each time the name of the storage facility reflects that theme.

  • B-movie: Ed Wood Memorial Archives
  • Gangster: Hoffa's Storage
  • Pirate: Davy Jones' Lockers
  • Robot: Skynet Safety Services
  • Vampire: Van Helsing's Vaults
  • Western: Deadwood Lockboxes

 


 

Superior Quality

Upgrade – Quality

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:2
Jungle:3
Ninja:2
Pirate:2
Robot:2
Vampire:2
Western:4

 


 

Gangster Theme

Upgrade – Theme

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Gangster:4

 


 

Main Gate

Park Entrance

Illustration: Mr Cuddington

Theme:Quantity
Alien:1
B-movie:1
Dinosaur:1
Gangster:1
Jungle:1
Ninja:1
Pirate:1
Robot:1
Vampire:1
Western:1

Updates

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Swapped the "Super attractions: 1" line with the "Total attractions: 5" line. 

We'd received questions about whether the super attractions are included in the attraction limit or not. The rulebook answered that, and it answers it even more emphatically now, but we also thought that putting the "Total attraction" limit last would help to make that clearer. Better to reprint only 6 cards now than change it later and need to reprint 10, or 14, or...

Hidden / References / Spoilers

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This main gate is used in the background of the Grand Opening game changer.

 


 

Loan

Loan

Theme:Quantity
Alien:1
B-movie:1
Dinosaur:1
Gangster:1
Jungle:1
Ninja:1
Pirate:1
Robot:1
Vampire:1
Western:1

Hidden / References / Spoilers

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Big Al is a respectable businessman who for some reason is featured in the Gangster theme pack. He owns a wide range of businesses, including Waste Management, a Pizzeria, and employs various Building Contractors. His financial services include loans for up-and-coming entrepreneurs at generous rates, and occasionally helping to cover the outrageous Insurance Excess payments demanded by insurers. He will also take any pair of unwanted Showcase cards off your hands, at a more-than-fair price.

 


 

Round & Scoring Summary

Summary

Illustration: -

Theme:Quantity
Alien:1
B-movie:1
Dinosaur:1
Gangster:1
Jungle:1
Ninja:1
Pirate:1
Robot:1
Vampire:1
Western:1

 


 

 

 

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