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From: Matb <mbreton@**.NETCOM.COM>
Subject: Re: Ramblings and Combo's
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 1997 06:15:35 -0700
Bull wrote:

> Matb... I think your reply-to is overriding the list... Just thought I'd
> mention that...


> >> 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?

> Yes...

And you have it already! *pout*

Darn Genconners!

> 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!

The reason why I mentioned the Media Chick in the other post - I realize
it's flawed now - was that I thought it added to *your* rep for any
successful shadowrun. At which point I would have built the world's
smallest deck: 4 Milk Runs, 2 Cake Walks, and one Media Chick. Go
ahead: hit me.

Alas, without a severe misreading of the card, it don't work. But evil
cards like this - I hope Fuchi's unique! - still give me hope for a
runnerless deck. Er, almost runnerless.. you need that decker.

> >> 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...

I hate to say it, but I expect to see versions of all the "famous" MtG
decks soon enough - the counterspell deck, the discard deck, the
quick-fireball deck.. Channel is just like blood magic, right?

And I betcha Tempest's real name is Tim :)

Did I just say "where it's at" twice in a row? *hangs head in shame*

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

> Hehe

Okay - it ain't a perfect version. But who knows - maybe I'll write an
expansion set one day. (dream, dream..)

> >> 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...:]

En garde - thrust, riposte..

> 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?

One more for the runnerless deck! Now if I only *had* one!

> Bull


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