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City of Mist is a "cinematic detective" RPG written by Amít Moshe. It is set in a magical city where heroes discover superpowers inspired by myth and legend.

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How should I as a game master motivate my players to pursue their mysteries?

I recently started running the Nights of Payne Town campaign with my TTRPG group. We play with custom-created characters, not pre-builds. All of us are long-time TTRPG players but are completely new ...
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If a Logos is lost, does it always become a Mythos, and vice-versa?

If you lose a Logos card, does that card always become a Mythos, or can you trade a Logos for a Logos? For example, if I lose my Routine: Dead End Job, can I replace it with Routine: Homeless?
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Do statuses given to Dangers affect future rolls against that Danger?

Do statuses given to Dangers affect future rolls against that Danger? For example, if a player is fighting a thug and that thug currently has the status brusied-1, could that plausibly affect a ...
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How many broad tags can a character have?

The book mentions broad tags as needing to be narrowed, and that characters can only have one, but does this mean per character or per character card? Most of the power tags in the A section are ...
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What Mythos Type Is Mental Swiftness?

If a character has a superpower of mental swiftness, does this fall under the Mobility Mythos?
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Do City of Mist characters need to have a specific legend associated with them?

The book talks about having a Mythos surround your character like Thor, the Chupacabra, or even Puss in Boots. However a lot of the sample characters in the starter like Flicker or Mitosis don't have ...
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Can a character have two of the same type of identity card?

If a player wants to have two of the same type of identity card, for example two Bastion cards, is that possible as per the rules?
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Is there a benefit to using Hurt Points other than making it difficult for other characters?

I was looking over the Help and Hurt points of the Juice section. It makes sense why Help points are useful, but my first impression was that Hurt Points are solely used to complicate things for other ...
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Does a character have to use Change the Game to attack with an object in the environment?

Say a character is sitting at a bar and a fight breaks out, and they want to use the stool they were sitting on to attack. Can they just use the stool-1 as a +1 tag, or must they use Change the Game ...
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What was corrected in City of Mist between the 2017 and 2019 printings?

The 2019 release of City of Mist reorganized its core from one book into two, as explained in this FAQ from their product page on DriveThruRPG: Why did you split the original Core Book into two books?...
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