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Message no. 1
From: Mark Steedman <M.J.Steedman@***.RGU.AC.UK>
Subject: SR3 : was artifical astral sight
Date: Mon, 4 Aug 1997 15:47:38 GMT
Steve Kenson writes
> Apologies about not responding, I've been unavailable this weekend and only
> now finished going through the email I found waiting for me this morning.
Shadowrn has a tendency for that :), take a holiday and watch the
exploding mailbox when you get back :(

Anyway, a comment about shields came up the other day. In SR2 the
riot shields provide a small amount of ballistic armour and that
about sums it up, one would have expected them to be rather useful in
melee combat (not that i would expect to see character using sword
and shield in SR, with guns you can do a lot more damage with more
subtle items) but the total lack of usefulness of themi sstrange


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