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From: Loki <daddyjim@**********.COM>
Subject: [FASA] Answer on Widow's Trap and info on Cement Shoes
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 1998 08:10:47 -0800
Here's some answers to recent questions:


The word "encountered" on Widow's Trap means what that word usually
means in
the "real" world (ie: outside of CCGs, where we all twist and abuse
to our own ends). One Widow's Trap has been revealed, and you've read
addressed the text on the card, it has been encountered and it is

The reason it doesn't asy "Trash after Revealed" is because that
phrase will be gone after Second Run is released (after all, you
really don't
trash Challenges immediately after they are revealed. They'd have no

I'm sure this response will stir some controversy, but let me point
out that
Widow's Trap is considerably nastier than Chomps 2000. Like Chomps, it
guarantees that the shadowrun is over. However, if the player needs to
continue to stay in the game, he doesn't just face 6 points of damage
may or may not kill a Runner). He faces the chance of losing 1, 2, or
ALL of
his Runners. That's pretty nasty…

At worst, Widow's Trap stops a 'run. That's not bad…

I also want to give you an update on the Cement Shoes/State of Confusion

We still aren't raedy to make a final ruling on this, but I can tell
you what
we're leaning toward, which is:

If Player 1 plays Cement Shoes (and spends X¥ to do it) and Player 2
by playing State of Confusion, the "new legal target" of Cement Shoes
cost X¥ or less.

I like this solution. We'll see if it sticks…

Jim N.


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