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« on: (13:25:24/06-21-18) »
This is the OOC group for the game talked about here. https://forums.shadowruntabletop.com/index.php?topic=27571.0

Really looking forward to building the game with whoever wishes to join. I will be limiting this to four characters for the online game and would like to see only no more than 1 mage type, 1 decker type, and 1 rigger type. Everyone should think of a secondary skill set for their character and B&E specialist would be good no matter what.

I will start looking at the house rules and options I will use fore the game now but I will go over a few that may make you choice of character different.

For tank style characters, because this is a deadly game I limit Armor augmentations like any other augments and restrict it to a maximum of +4 max. This is just for augments and not for armor and encumbrance which is still by the book. I also up the damage codes of all weapons by 4. Did I mention combat in my games is deadly.

I do not use the Ammo specific called shot (Ammo Whammy) or the Specific Target called shots (Location, Location, Location) form Run and Gun. I do use RG1: No Action Phase Attack Limit so we watch recoil and RG2: Target size modifiers.

I also use the spirit index for Summoners and background counts are more common in my game as magic ebbs and flows a lot.

Now All of that being said many of my players only see combat once every 3-4 game sessions and they tend to be ambushers and end them quick and decisively. The barrens is a rough place where random violence does happen so intimidation is usually the key to keeping people from trying to commit said random violence upon you. The barrens will fell very dangerous as it does in the fluff.

If you have any questions please feel free to ask.
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« Reply #1 on: (13:37:07/06-21-18) »
i'd play a face adept doppleganger type

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« Reply #2 on: (13:44:39/06-21-18) »
Since I feel that some sort of spellslinger backup is good for a team I will lift the only 1 for this concept. I would really like to see the face adept doppleganger in a game. Thats 1.
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« Reply #3 on: (13:59:22/06-21-18) »
id play a pure adept, not a mystic adept ;-)
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« Reply #4 on: (23:29:13/06-21-18) »
Will we be utilizing Priority or Sum-to-Ten?  I personally prefer Sum, but either way is fine. 

I'll grab the Rigger spot.

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« Reply #5 on: (23:49:42/06-21-18) »
Thats 2.

Sum is fine by me, I also prefer it as well. When making the characters I would prefer Priority or sum, your choice.
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« Reply #6 on: (02:40:30/06-22-18) »
Rockin.  What city/region are we gonna be in?

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« Reply #7 on: (03:22:47/06-22-18) »
Looks like the face slot has gone so I'll take matrix then
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« Reply #8 on: (12:46:37/06-22-18) »
Thats 3, now just looking at potential muscle in case the dreck hit the fan?

I was going to go for Seattle since we have so much information on the city already.

Also because I feel that matrix has a few holes in the way it is presented in the fluff of 5th edition please ask lots of questions in OOC about the Fluff for you character and how I interpret things. I tend to try not to hand wave as much so that it feels more realistic.

Here are some things that should be noted:

1. Legitimate users can request to have an invited mark so they may enter the host. The Host will then access a file that gives it the SINs of legitimate users so that it know who can have the invite. If your SIN matches the one on file then you would get a number of invites that the file says you can have. This file is inside the host.

2. "Owner" is linked to SIN and uses the SIN of a person to identify who is the owner. So SINless individuals can not be owners. Fake SINs can be used however. Since Owner is linked to a SIN this means that you may have multiple owner credentials for deferent devices. Personas are registered through GOD via the ownership credentials of the Device running the persona. This means that it is possible to have multiple personas active at the same time but since operating a persona is tasking you may only be using one at a time. Switching to a different persona requires a free action. Otherwise you could not have your deck on at the same time as your commlink. Living personas have no owner as they are not registered with GOD though they do act as an unregistered owner for task that need an owner to do.

3. Any Icon that is slaved to a host or part of it is not visible to those outside a host and icons outside a host are not visible to those inside a host. So if you see a camera that you can not find running silent or see it's icon and the building has a host. It is either hard wired or is slaved to the host.

4. Though Commlinks, RCC's, And Decks are devices they usually can not be the slave in a master slave relationship. You can slave any device to a Deck and Host. Commlinks and RCC's can only be slaved to a deck. RCC's can only slave vehicle devices this includes drones. If you nest networks, I.e. you slave a device to a commlink and then to a Deck you may use the Decks firewall to protect the device. This means that decks can use nested architecture to protect more devices than it rating by using the processing power of other devices.
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« Reply #9 on: (19:04:54/06-22-18) »
I'm not sure of which of your things to post on and so I'm going to just go ahead and try both and risk getting yelled at.

I wish to also play this game, however I have yet to have the opportunity to play in a shadowrun game. I have the Core rules, and an idea for a character but I'm not sure if you'd want her. Sort of basic-ish Combat Adept, I designed her as strait Adept and I would prefer that I could keep her like that. I saw that you needed muscle and thought she might be a good fit. (also all the other characters that I have personalities for and have any sort of thinking out are a rigger and a technomancer so that)

I've got a name and a basic description if you'd like, oh and also I could force Mystic Adept by bumping priority if you absolutely must have a caster and tag around her stats a bit to do a little better but, yha.

call her Avalanche- Troll Adept

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« Reply #10 on: (19:18:04/06-22-18) »
regular chargen then?

sum210 or priority right?

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« Reply #11 on: (22:29:18/06-22-18) »
So far I've got a Rigger named "Spider" whose all about infiltration and small drones to help him along. 

Trying to work out making a character with the Ghost in the Shell "naked cloaking skin" effect for this.

(http://www.nowhereelse.fr/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/film-ghost-in-the-shell-bande-annonce-VF.jpg This thing)
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« Reply #12 on: (23:40:37/06-22-18) »
Second skin ftw

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« Reply #13 on: (23:43:00/06-22-18) »
Second skin ftw


That was my first thought, but it's sadly 14 availability, and I don't really wanna blow a quality on it.

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« Reply #14 on: (01:14:35/06-23-18) »
Gm fiat. Ask itís not like itís op or anything.