Back to the main page

Mailing List Logs for ShadowRN

From: JD <germany@*****************.COM>
Subject: Re: Hatchetman 2057 and Cyber-psychosis
Date: Mon, 6 Apr 1998 15:29:56 -0600
> Got something to ponder here-- Hatchetman 2057 vs. Cyber-psychosis
>Hatchetman 2057 states that he ignores essence loss.
>Cyber-psychosis states that you add +1 to the die roll for each point of
>Essence lost.
>So the question is does H-2057's "ignore essence loss" mean that he has
>no essence lost since it the loss is ignored or does it still need to be
>counted with regards to Cyber-psychosis?
>This question is based on the wording of the cards. I think it should
>still count. What do all you brilliant people think? Based on the
>wording of the cards, that is.

I think that it means Hachetman is nearly (if not already psychotic) and
therefore would also ignore any other effects relating to essence loss.
This train of thought comes from the RPG mentality. Hachetman is primed for
cybermancy, therefore, he is already gone.

OTOH, the wording of the cards suggests that Hachetman WOULD be affected by

I guess it comes down to which idea your group of players like better. (or
another OFFICIAL ruling from Fasa.)

Jon Doud


These messages were posted a long time ago on a mailing list far, far away. The copyright to their contents probably lies with the original authors of the individual messages, but since they were published in an electronic forum that anyone could subscribe to, and the logs were available to subscribers and most likely non-subscribers as well, it's felt that re-publishing them here is a kind of public service.