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« Reply #45 on: <09-26-10/0308:35> »
You and a few thousand others :/
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« Reply #46 on: <09-30-10/0802:43> »
Mostly because that's how the media has portrayed intelligence agencies.  Actually one of two extremes:  Either they are boneheaded incompetents, or they are the All Seeing Eye of God.  Real world intelligence does it's job fairly well.  It's just that there is an ocean of information to swim through, and they only have snorkeling gear.


Try the BBC TV series Spooks. Of course, in some things they're still quite powerful, but it definately is one that shows their weaknesses and failures almost more than their successesl (and not in a 'CTU-infiltrant of the week' way ;)). Although in the end, of course, in most things they prevail, but almost always at a cost.

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« Reply #47 on: <10-01-10/1943:00> »
Why's that?  ???

I don't want someone else's IP being shoehorned into Shadowrun. It's one of the reasons why I hate Loose Alliances and wish I never bought it, read it, or knew it existed.

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« Reply #48 on: <10-02-10/0832:53> »
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« Reply #49 on: <10-02-10/1435:52> »
I don't want someone else's IP being shoehorned into Shadowrun. It's one of the reasons why I hate Loose Alliances and wish I never bought it, read it, or knew it existed.
What was the IP usage in Loose Alliances that bugged you?

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« Reply #50 on: <10-02-10/1511:53> »
Why's that?  ???

I don't want someone else's IP being shoehorned into Shadowrun. It's one of the reasons why I hate Loose Alliances and wish I never bought it, read it, or knew it existed.

Fair enough for Section 9 since it's from Ghost in the Shell, but ISA and SO15 are real-life organizations, not someone else's IP.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SO15
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intelligence_Support_Activity

ISA ("Grey Fox") are the sigint guys who pinpointed Saddam Hussein. I'd like to see more of that kind of group in Shadowrun.
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« Reply #51 on: <10-04-10/0158:15> »
What about UNATCO?  ;)

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« Reply #52 on: <10-04-10/1124:01> »
What about UNATCO?  ;)

The United Nations Attack Company? That must be those mythical "UN fighters" that I see scattered across the anime I watch.
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« Reply #53 on: <10-04-10/1242:36> »
Play moar Deus Ex... 

Oh man, I said it out loud, someone is gonna reistall it!
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« Reply #54 on: <10-05-10/0239:09> »
Play moar Deus Ex... 

Oh man, I said it out loud, someone is gonna reistall it!
You meant to say that you have uninstalled it ;)
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« Reply #55 on: <10-06-10/2050:03> »
 Oh, and the Monastery of the Rose... certainly non-anime!

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« Reply #56 on: <10-08-10/1903:44> »
Let me just say that I don't buy the hype on ISA. That said, my comment was mostly about Section 9.

As for Loose Alliances, I've said more than I should. I don't like it and nothing will change my mind on that.

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« Reply #57 on: <10-09-10/1040:48> »
The United Nations Attack Company? That must be those mythical "UN fighters" that I see scattered across the anime I watch.
Compare to the mythical "Interpol field agents" that you scattered across movies. Sixth World Almanac even features an Interpol official press release acknowledging Interpol agents bombed a cartel's facilities.

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« Reply #58 on: <10-10-10/0932:20> »
Gotta say that I am really happy about Attitude being on the sched.  I am just starting a new game and one of my players has decided to play a rocker concept.  An updated version of Shadowbeat is just what the doctor ordered.

The rest of the material looks cool too, but damn Shadowbeat was one of my favorite "fluff" reads in the game.  Stupid moving 3 times in the last couple of years and still not having fully unpacked the library.   :-\

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« Reply #59 on: <10-10-10/1849:05> »
All in all, I think Spy Games is long overdue and will be pretty cool to see in print.