During the first phase of each game turn (including the first turn) both players must draw one card from each of their decks.

It is also possible for players to draw cards from either deck by using an Action die result during the Action Resolution phase.

Players may hold a maximum of six cards in their hand at any time and must immediately discard those in excess as soon as the maximum number is exceeded. Cards are discarded face down.

If a deck is depleted during the game, the discarded cards are not reshuffled. It is now no longer possible for the player to draw cards out of that deck (and thus he may only draw one card from the other deck during the Recover Action dice and Draw Event Cards phase).