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Message no. 1
From: "Robert A. Hayden" <hayden@*******.MANKATO.MSUS.EDU>
Subject: DeckerWare
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 1993 01:41:09 -0600
Obviously, a decker can get by with very little cyber.

They could do it with nothing more than a datajack (the cheapie is only
.10 essence) and a RadioShack deck.

After that, things start to help.

Add some memory, I like at least 100MP.

An encephalon is truly needed, espicially if you use the NAGEE
Multitasking rules (They will also appear in NERPS: ShadowLore).
Get an SPU too. (ST:49, ST:52) This serves the function of several
other things in one convienient package.

If you are in the spy business, get the CryptoCircut (SSC:77) With the
prvalance of cryptography, I think it is REALLY needed, although
the rules need to be reworked to be more realistic. Even though
the Crypt Circut is for radio only, I also allow it to act as an SPU
for decodeing encrypted DATA.

A good cyber-geek will get a Cerebral Booster (ST:23)

As side but useful items, I like:
Eyeballs with
Video (relatively low-quality motion video)
Camera (this is a very-high quality one)
Microscopic (not official, but good for looking at circuts,
give it the same cost and essence as others, but range
is like 1 meter or less, with some really high mag

A really good taser (nicer than bullets, just as effective)


This is all, IMHO, of course, so don't take this as law.

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