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From: Phil Jaros <chakan@****.PYROTECHNICS.COM>
Subject: Re: SoC
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 1998 18:13:06 -0500
Loki wrote:
> State of Confusion / Stinger
> Cost: 2¥
> You may choose a new, legal target for a Special card just played.
> I got to thinking of the fun ways this could affect Nerps!
> Nerps!
> Cost: 3¥
> Unique. Choose a target Gear card (except Spirits and Drones) and
> treat Nerps! as an exact duplicate of that card.
> Tony goes to Nerps! a copy of Muscle Replacement for Skwaaaaaark only
> to find Nerps! is a copy of his Glitz's Walther Palm Pistol instead. :o)
> Now here's the twist. Let's say Tony is again Nerpsing the H-man's
> Muscle Rep for his Skwaaaaaark. I toss out SoC and instead target it
> to duplicate my Ice Queen's Redirect Datatrail. Tony doesn't have any
> Deckers out. Can he tuck the Nerps'd RD back in his hand for when he
> can get Caeser out? Does it stay a copy of RD in that case?

I'ld say that the card would be discarded, as there is no where to legally
play it at the time it was payed for....

> Ok, a different twist on SoC. Sudden Goblinization (SG).
> Sudden Goblinization / Stinger
> Cost: 2¥
> Target Human Runner is transformed into an Ork or troll (owner of
> Sudden Goblinization chooses). Modify the target Runner's Threat
> Rating as follows: Ork: +1/+1, Troll: +2/+2 (A+1) and target Runner
> loses all skills.
> Tony is wanting to beef up Turbo a bit, and tosses out SG while saying
> that Turbo is monkeying-out and becoming an ork. I think it'd be more
> interesting a different way. If I use SoC on his SG, can I target
> H-man instead and make him a troll (thus taking his skills)? Is the
> choice of race part of the targetting of the card, or since Tony had
> already said it was to make Turbo an ork as the card is coming out, is
> the race already locked in? (Potential speed/slap-fest issue.)

THis one is a bit tricky, but the way I see it is SoC only changes the Target
and not the effect. So Tony could still decide what type of transformation
he wants after you change the target.

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