Advanced and expert game
The advanced and expert cards add more interaction, variation and new concepts. After a few games with basic cards you can add the advanced cards, mixing them in with the basic cards.
After a few more games you can add the expert cards.
With 5 players you must play the Advanced and/or Expert game to have enough Progress Cards.
Positive Events also affect the second strongest (unless tied), negative Events affect the two weakest (including all tied). Other card eff ects work similarly, so for Saint Augustine (most stable) you get the effect if you have the most or second most Stability. Passed first counts for passed first or second. Passed last counts for passed fourth or fifth. …