Over the weekend, we played the first half of a two evening game of Ganakagok. Everyone had a lot of fun, but I feel (and some players felt) that I wasn't challenging them enough as GM. I think that I lost every conflict in every scene, actually. This had several causes, including A) bad die rolls for me the GM and
inapplicable PC Burdens and C) the PCs all teaming up against me and D) me being exhausted when we started play. So I wasn't on the top of my game, and failed to have the sparks of creativity to find interesting ways to invoke slightly less applicable Burdens.
Now, since the players teamed up together and kept winning, they got way more Gifts and Loves on the board than Burdens and Hates. So I'm uncertain how to challenge the PCs in the remaining scenes of the game. I'm going to try my best to angle scenes in the future back to invoke some rarely used Burdens, but beyond that I'm at a loss.
Anyone have any good advice for how to recover once you've lost your footing?