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Max # of Programs?

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j2klbs

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« on: <09-18-20/1931:37> »
I see what appears to me to be contradictory rules related to how many programs can be run.

p. 184 - Says maximum programs equal to Data Processing attribute
p. 245 - Maximum programs equal to "Active Program Slots"

Anyone have insight into how it's supposed to be?  My guess is that the rule on p. 184 was an oversight, and it's linked to the "Active Program Slots".

Stainless Steel Devil Rat

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« Reply #1 on: <09-18-20/2013:06> »
For sanity's sake, I'd recommend leaving it at a static value.
RPG mechanics exist to give structure and consistency to the game world, true, but at the end of the day, you’re fighting dragons with algebra and random number generators.

Xenon

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« Reply #2 on: <09-19-20/0318:51> »
For RCCs (SR6 p. 197) that does not have a listed Active Program Slot rating you use the listed Device Rating.

For Cyberdecks and Commlinks (both at SR6 p. 177 and p. 267) that have a listed Active Program Slots rating you use that.

Banshee

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« Reply #3 on: <09-19-20/1146:51> »
Pg 184 was the original format, page 245 was a later revision that didn't get cross referenced for editing.
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