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Shadowrun 5 Errata
« on: (11:23:40/06-22-13) »
This thread is meant for errata questions, typos, and things of that nature. Since I'm going to be going through here and gathering this stuff up and compiling it, I'd really like to keep this thread as close to laser-like in focus as is possible. To that end, I'd appreciate any arguments over rules concepts and stuff to be taken elsewhere.

Something like, "Page 98, in the Additional Purchases table: Is 'Registering Spirits' supposed to be 'Registering Sprites'?" is good.

Something like, "Limits suck! Get rid of them!" is bad.

So have at it. Just be concise, focused, and polite. This is time away from my family, and if I don't see the benefit I'll drop it like a hot rock.
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Re: Shadowrun 5 Errata
« Reply #1 on: (11:24:24/06-22-13) »
An addendum: Just as a reminder, the previews are from the actual book as it currently exists, so if all you have is the previews, you can still help me out here.
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Re: Shadowrun 5 Errata
« Reply #2 on: (11:30:12/06-22-13) »
I started to read the #4 preview the other day and think there is a mistake in this paragraph:

"Determine Initiative Scores for all the characters, critters, spirits, sprites, intrusion countermeasures (IC), and anything else involved in the fight (see Initiative, p. 159). The order in which things happen during the Action Phase is determined by Initiative Scores, going from highest first to lowest last. Initiative is fluid and changes both within a Combat Turn and between Combat Turns. Note that wound modifiers affect the Initiative Score
(see Changing Initiative, p. 160) as soon as the wound is inflicted."

I think it should read "during the Initiative Pass" or even better and righter "during the Combat turn"
Otherwise it does not make sense to me, reading what follows.
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Re: Shadowrun 5 Errata
« Reply #3 on: (22:26:16/06-22-13) »
Would undefined terms be considered valid for errata?  For example:

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During his Action Phase, a character may take two
Simple Actions, though only one can be an attack action.

Should this be followed with a definition of the game term "attack action", or at least a guideline for the meaning?
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Re: Shadowrun 5 Errata
« Reply #4 on: (02:01:09/06-23-13) »
Would undefined terms be considered valid for errata?  For example:

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During his Action Phase, a character may take two
Simple Actions, though only one can be an attack action.

Should this be followed with a definition of the game term "attack action", or at least a guideline for the meaning?

Don't see where it's necessary. You can make an attack as a Simple Action, and by it being used to attack, it becomes and attack action. Simple Common Sense at work.
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Re: Shadowrun 5 Errata
« Reply #5 on: (07:29:57/06-23-13) »
Don't see where it's necessary. You can make an attack as a Simple Action, and by it being used to attack, it becomes and attack action. Simple Common Sense at work.

I'll take it that RHat meant that this could not be so simple, as for example touching would not seem to be an attack, but if you use it to transmit a disease (ghouls) or a nanoswarm, or as a condition for a spell, it could become nasty, while not per se a direct attack. So, are you able to do a simple attack like knifing someone plus make a contact range spell on his friend/or yours when you are a mage?
This thus deserve clarification, IMHO
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Re: Shadowrun 5 Errata
« Reply #6 on: (19:15:46/06-26-13) »
Pg 429:

Caption under rifle picture is "Cavalier Arms Alamo EBR"

The rifle referenced in the stats and description is: "Cavalier Arms Crockett EBR"

Should it read Crockett?  (Hey he was at the Alamo anyway!)

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Re: Shadowrun 5 Errata
« Reply #7 on: (19:23:26/06-26-13) »
That one's on the list, Fade. Thanks!
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Re: Shadowrun 5 Errata
« Reply #8 on: (17:00:27/06-27-13) »
So the one I reported is not a mistake?
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Re: Shadowrun 5 Errata
« Reply #9 on: (17:52:54/07-02-13) »
I thought I'd responded to you on that one, Boomstick; sorry about that. No, the one you mentioned above, about Combat Turn vs Action Phase, is on the list.
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Re: Shadowrun 5 Errata
« Reply #10 on: (18:52:56/07-02-13) »
Ok, thank you.
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Re: Shadowrun 5 Errata
« Reply #11 on: (07:00:45/07-03-13) »
From here: Rules listing Infiltration rather than Sneaking.

The SR5 origins quick start rules mention "infiltration" + INT on Infiltration Test (p.4, under skill ratings) and again on p.7 under opposed test notation, interestingly saying to sneak past a guard, roll Infiltration +AGI [physical] (which, to my understanding is Sneaking, not Infiltration).

The SR5O core rules mentions Infiltration again on p.365 (under Motion Sensors, and under Sound Detectors).

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Re: Shadowrun 5 Errata
« Reply #12 on: (12:37:49/07-03-13) »
In the character generation chapter, page 90 (the master skill/skill group listing). There are entries for 'Herding' and 'Lockpicking'. 'Herding' is a specialization of Animal Handling, and I'm guessing that 'Lockpicking' was either a specialization of Locksmith or an earlier name for the same skill?
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Re: Shadowrun 5 Errata
« Reply #13 on: (13:49:32/07-03-13) »
Just FYI, everything to this point is under discussion or already addressed.
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Re: Shadowrun 5 Errata
« Reply #14 on: (18:29:23/07-04-13) »
So since the hardcopy book isn't coming out until August, is there any chance of these Errata you've found making their way in, or is it already in the process of being printed?