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When playing The Resistance with the Plot Thickens expansion, the leader gets to distribute the Plot cards to other players of her choosing. Is this a blind draw, or does the leader get to look at the cards before giving them to other players?

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I believe the leader not only looks at the plot cards, he also chooses what card to give which player.

I couldn't find a copy of the original rules online, but here is a summary of the rules. Also note the plot cards are public information once dealt to a player.

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Yes the leader gets to look at the card and then decide who gets it which is good for the leader if they are a spy. – Joe W Aug 14 '13 at 2:50
It's good for the leader if the leader is resistance, too. In fact distributing the cards blind would favor spies. – Chad Miller Feb 19 '14 at 18:27

Not only does the leader get to look at the plot cards, but everyone does, and they can see who he distributes them to.

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