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Message no. 1
From: Bull <chaos@*****.COM>
Subject: Upcoming Books (Was Re: A few questions))
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 1997 18:31:44 -0400
At 04:36 AM 8/6/97 -0400, George Metz wrote these timeless words:

> The next ones that aren't essential, but in my mind are really nice to
>have, are FoF (for the god-like equipment lists), Cybertechnology('cause it's
>real wiz if you ignore cybermancy, and again a god-like list for cyber),
>Awakenings(for the additional rules and, you guessed it, god-like lists), and
>SRCompanion(For the rules and ideas). IMO, if you've got all 9, everything
>else is just icing. And too much icing makes me feel a bit sick. =)
> Now, an inconsistency I came across tonight, and I'm praying I missed a
>rule somewhere or that this is a typo, but flipping through RBB, I was
>comparing the F-B Eagle and the EFA stats. What I want to know is, number
>one, why does the F-B eagle move slower and carry less with a reduced
>economy, and howinell do you explain an EFA with a maximum of EIGHTY-FOUR
Ok, this won;t really answer your question, and chances are, you won;t get
your question answered in any official capacity, other than to say that the
writers, especially of some of the older sourcebooks, didn;t always do
their homework.

Basically, you can expect 2 major changes to the system in the next year,
as well as at least one minor one. The 2 biggies, are RBB2 (of course),
and the Magic system. Rigger 2 will be out next month sometime, so you
don;t really have to wait for that, but all those fun Magic Questions that
we ask about all the time, basically Mike told us during the Q&A to wait
for SR3, since they're changing how everything is defined, so that certain
things make sense.

So I guess the key [hrase for this list until next Gen Con is WU3 (Wait
until 3rd Edition:))

Bull, aka Steven Ratkovich, aka Rak, aka a lot of others! :]

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