4-Mention Cards > ‘Commenting’ Umpires

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The Umpire Oracle
Umpire Oracle
Umpire Cats – 3 of which have nothing to add to the mention on the pack card
Umpire Cats – 3 of which have nothing to add to the mention on the pack card
 
  Umpire oracle, featured left, belongs to the group of umpires which carry images. We call these the ‘commenting’ umpires, because they only add a comment to the mention on the pack* card being read.

Each card is always read in conjunction with an umpire. This increases the number of possible readings on ‘radiance’ to 89+, and the total for the pack to over 7,000.

Both card and umpire are normally read on the face chosen by the reader Both card and umpire are normally read on the face chosen by the reader:

Both card and umpire are normally read on the face chosen by the reader: the above reading is Joyful, U / Not Out. (U / is the notation for umpire.) There are, however, 3 umpires which can alter the face of the card being read. (see page 3)

Cards Missing Online
There is one final difference between the on-line pack and that available in hard copy: the latter has the four cards of the ‘commission’ which are outside the grid, but are not umpires. We did not want to put all our eggs in the on-line basket!

*The ‘pack’ in this context consists of the 81 grid cards, plus the four non-grid cards not available online – see Cards Missing above
+Not all the umpires have four mentions
 
 
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