Description Cards - Storytellers Deck - EXPRESSIONS Excerpt

by Conflict Games LLC

Conflict Games LLC



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Description Cards - Storytellers Deck - EXPRESSIONS Excerpt

Need help describing expressions, emotions, reactions and feelings?

This card set contains a list of physical and emotional clues characters can display while experiencing feelings, such as anxiety or fear. This set of tarot-sized cards helps address one of the prevalent challenges for writers: How to put into words a person's emotional state and how this emotional state might manifest itself physically.

Each card contains an emotion or expression along with a series of bodily signs that will give your audience a unique, compelling way to understand the emotion.

This storytelling tool:

  • ...encourages writers to show, not just tell emotions.
  • ...add depth and drama to any of your story's characters.
  • ...helps players better express a character's emotions by placing cards right next to their character sheets.
  • ...can tip your essay, blog, novel or gaming table from good to great!
  • ...allows the GM to flip through them to randomly inspire a new plot twist or character interest.
  • system neutral and super flexible.
  • both a reference and a brainstorming tool
  • ...provides a fresh ways to describe emotions
  • ...includes a collage of beautiful card art from Rafal Dorsz.

Conflict Games PDFs all contain the following features:

  1. Indexed: PDF contains a full Index for the entire suite of cards.
  2. Searchable: PDF is not just images of the cards, but contains fully searchable text
  3. Selectable: Each Action word and Description can be selected, highlighted or copied out of the PDF.
  4. High Resolution: Our PDFs are always print-resolution.
  5. Layered PDF: There are some decorative items within the presentation of the cards which you can choose not to print by un-selecting the adobe layer.
  6. Cut-lines: The PDF is designed for you to cut out the cards from your printed 8 1/2 x 11 sheet. Therefore we provide cut-lines to help you line up your scissors or cutting board.


Blank Cards: The background images of all the cards are provided with the PDF. This allows you to print out blank cards and fill in your own Action Words, Descriptions or Notes.

Try these cards, we think you are going to love them!