Different countries will often have different party mechanics, including these and other variants:
- Urbanity rules - parties in the Jade Taiga use these
- Erudition rules - Salon parties in the Illuminated Precincts use these
- The Whispered Ball - a particular sort of party in the Strand
- House Party - one variant of a competitive party played in the Hon'eth Arcade
- Prestige Party - a Hidden City party mechanic involving gambits about color skills
- Honor Rules are a party of argument and dueling, found in the Savannah
- Magnanimity Rules are a mechanic used at formal dance parties in the Shrouded Isle.
- Indirection Rules are used at parties on the Isle of Beauty, focusing on artistic references and indirect asking for favors.