Some games are played to be won, others can only be lost.
“I’ve got to finish it, I’ve got to…”
A small and horrible bundle of needles and dyes with a truly sickening history and unpleasant side effects.
Another scary child’s toy…
An alchemist enchanted his equipment to produce even more powerful alchemical compounds, potions and the like. Unfortunately, it is not well-known that he had different sets of equipment for different processes: If the wrong set of gear is used, the result will invariably fail to function. It's not a cursed item, just something that's hard to figure out.