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From: Apone <mpcheval@********.FR>
Subject: Re: The guard trait
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 06:57:07 +0200
Matb wrote:

> Loki wrote:
> <SNIP>
> >" I beg to differ. Though it doesn't explicitly say Guard may only be
> > used once per turn, the RBT does say like Biotech a Runner has to turn
> > to use unless on a run."
> ...And, strangely enough, this is exactly why I assume Guard can be used
> as often as desired :)

At least only on a shadowrun.On page 30, the RB says : "at all other times (when not
on a SR), he is
required to turn".
So why guard would be used only once per turn when the bodyguard is in the safehouse
(where he must turn) and could be used several times during a shadowrun ?
Seems a bit illogical to me.

> Guard is self-limiting in a way Biotech isn't (with perhaps the
> exception of Knuckles deflecting a lot of Shurkien shots). Seems to me
> a Runner using Guard twice in a row is just a guy with a death wish.
> (And, hey, it gives a little for the low-Body, high-sleaze, one-Guard
> type decks.)

And that makes Mr Torgo almost immortal...

so long,


"You may bury my body down by the highway side,
So my old evil spirit can catch a Greyhound bus n'ride."
Robert Johnson


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