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Patch 22.1.0 - The Road to Beta 1 / 3 - Mechanics

This Patch is the first of three major patches we are making before we transition The Contract from Alpha to Beta! The next two updates will feature an overhaul of the Powers system and a round of Polish on the Player’s Guide (and setting), but this update is all about the game’s core mechanics.

Highlights of this update include the addition of Injury Complications, changes to Experience costs, a new one-shot-protection mechanic for Contractors called Will to Survive, and renaming Worlds to Playgroups.

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Support us on Patreon!

We have officially launched a Patreon so that fans of The Contract can support the game’s development!

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Patch 0.12.0 - Webhooks and Communities

This small update adds webhooks that allow Worlds to easily add auto-posting bots to their Discord servers as well as a couple small bugfixes.

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Patch 0.11.0 - Witless Wednesday!

We made some big changes to Experience and Worlds this update. Oh, and we got rid of Wits.

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Removing Wits

Learn about the game design decisions that went into removing Wits.

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Patch 0.10.0 - Welcome Wagon and Content Bundle

This update contains a new How to Play guide, Rewards for Scenario writeups, a new Effect, and more!

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The First Annual Halloween Highlander

Join our first annual Halloween Highlander event for a chance to revive a dead Contractor!

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Patch 0.8.0 - Achievement unlocked: You have entered the Blob Zone

Highlights of this update include a leaderboard, new convenience to the character sheets, some mechanics updates, and a new Effect: Amorphous Transformation.

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Patch 0.0.7 - A Painless Update

Several Combat System improvements as well as fixes and overhauls of several under-used Effects.

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Announcing the Winners of the First-Ever Power-Building Contest!

We are proud to announce the winners of The Contract’s first Power-Building Contest!

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