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From: Bull <chaos@*****.COM>
Subject: Re: Ramblings and Combo's
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 1997 00:27:43 -0400
Matb... I think your reply-to is overriding the list... Just thought I'd
mention that...

At 05:20 AM 8/30/97 -0700, Matb wrote these timeless words:
>> I got ahold of Fastjack the other day. GREAT card... Decking 4 is just
>> beatifull. Combine that with a Fairlight Excalibur to get Decking 7, and
>> Fuchi. You're guranteed 2 Nuyen, have a good chance in getting 4 Nuyen,
>> and can even possiblt net yourself 5 Nuyen, or 5 Rep points! YOu just
>> become a Nuyen Machine with this going... Granted, it's a 3 card combo,
>> but once it's out and working...:]
>This is Fuchi Industries, the promo-only card, right?

>I'm quickly learning how good these promos are! Can't wait til I get my
>hands on a Hatchetman 2057 for the Cyber team (skraaawk!)
>Lady J, you might have to bribe me all over again...
Fuchi is great... you tap a decker (even a Hermit Decker:)) and roll a d6,
adding the decking skill to it. If you get a 7-9, you get 2 Nuyen, 10-12,
4 Nuyen, and on a 13+ you get either 5 Nuyen or 5 Rep points!

>> Another good one is Operation Up and Over, Critter Hunt's, and Amazonian
>> Hunt as your objectives. Then, as your challenges, put in a LOT of
>> Awakened Challenges,especially the ones like Manticore and Basilisk that
>> deal their damage to a single runner, as well as those big nasties with a
>> lot of armor, like Awakened Dracoform and the Gargoyle. When you slap
>> those down on Operation Up and Over, and they suddenly gain +2/+2 and
>> you've got some really dead runners...:]
>The Gargoyles are nasty (they're, what, 10/11 after the Hunt?) but the
>Basilisk is where it's at. Given that the game recycles itself (in
>enough time) fragging's where it's at.
Agreed, though even in the couple 100 point games taht we've played, I have
yet to run out of cards and have to recycle...

>Just waiting for "Delta Clinic: Trash runner to bring fragged runner
>back into the game"....

>> I'm also real fond of having a lot of Big, Tough runners and using the
>> Cermak Blast and Urban Brawl Objectives. These are just fantastic, as they
>> cancel out those nasty, evil challenges and just make you fight a rival
>> Urban Brawl Team or some Bugs. I'll take an 8/8 A3 bug over a Mine field
>> any day...:]
>At which point I'd lob on all the "useless" Challenges I could :P Gee,
>normally you could sleaze right by those street scum.. looks like
>they're really flesh forms, though!
Hehe... oh yeah...:]

That Electric Fence? Looks like there was a True Form Wasp guarding it! ;]

>> And one card that's just plain evil by itself... False Mentor. Wow, is
>> that a nice card. That won me a game last night.
>May I suggest - since it's so early in the game's lifetime - we post a
>description of the card - especially on these rares?
Sure... It's a Stinger that costs 6 Nuyen. Play when opponent achieves an
objective. The rep points are added to your total rather than your
opponents. You can't use this card to win the game, and it's Unique...
Nice, eh?

Bull, aka Steven Ratkovich, aka Rak, aka a lot of others! :]

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