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Can Dragons Get Cyberware?

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« on: <07-30-11/0505:36> »
Are they allowed to lose essence? Or does that mess them up? I was wondering where the Cyber Dragons were at. Can you imagine a Great Dragon with Deltaware? Beautiful. Great Dragon with Grapple Hands...

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« Reply #1 on: <07-30-11/0510:38> »
If I recall there's one with a datajack (Celedyr?), so it can be done.  But I'd doubt they can make cyber that can handle the shape change to metahuman form (except the aforementioned datajack).  Imagine dragon sized wired reflexes that have to be accomodated into a metahuman body.

Also I don't think there's much interest, given that all dragons are awakened, and getting too much cyber screws up your awakened potential.
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« Reply #2 on: <07-30-11/0646:53> »
Well then how about a Cyber Zombie Dragon?

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« Reply #3 on: <07-30-11/0957:55> »
Eilohan was the dragon with the datajack, he posted under Cerberus on Shadowland. He's been in a coma since the crash. Also iirc the datajack made him go mumble mumble.
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« Reply #4 on: <07-30-11/1052:42> »
Oh, you can go ahead and say it.  Eliohann was frelling psycho because of that datajack.

Oh, and to answer the OP: I reckon they can get certain pieces of cyber, but off all the creatures on God's green earth, they're the ones most closely tied to magic, IMO, and the notion of cyber for dragons just doesn't make a lot of sense to me. Even a little bit of cyber can throw off the balance of a magical creature's existence.

I mean, hell, if a simple datajack drives a dragon insane...and it did...can you imagine what some of the truly invasive stuff would do?

Yeah, you can do it...but why?!
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« Reply #5 on: <07-30-11/1058:11> »
Eilohan was the dragon with the datajack, he posted under Cerberus on Shadowland. He's been in a coma since the crash. Also iirc the datajack made him go mumble mumble.
Coma hell.  He's gone!  Body's working, no brain activity.  No aura even, IIRC.
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« Reply #6 on: <07-30-11/1720:56> »
Eilohan was the dragon with the datajack, he posted under Cerberus on Shadowland. He's been in a coma since the crash. Also iirc the datajack made him go mumble mumble.
Coma hell.  He's gone!  Body's working, no brain activity.  No aura even, IIRC.

Unless his minds just elsewhere~

In all seriousness though, are we -sure- he isn't astrally projecting/his body has gone into the state dragons used to survive the 5th world?

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« Reply #7 on: <07-30-11/1859:05> »
Now I'm curious, has anything less sapient than a human gotten Cyberware? Like the pet of a particularly rich bastard. Or Lab animal test subjects back when it was new technology?
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« Reply #8 on: <07-30-11/1902:10> »
Yes, there are various rules for animal cyberware, Running Wild has some of the latest iterations.

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« Reply #9 on: <07-30-11/1904:34> »
Now I'm curious, has anything less sapient than a human gotten Cyberware? Like the pet of a particularly rich bastard. Or Lab animal test subjects back when it was new technology?
Cybercurs (Cybernetically enhanced dogs) with slot you up!!!

IIRC, Hatchetman had an issue with them.
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« Reply #10 on: <07-30-11/1906:07> »
Theres a few Cyber animals in running wild but every few pieces drives them more insane

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« Reply #11 on: <07-30-11/1911:46> »
Which is an advantage from certain points of view...
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« Reply #12 on: <07-30-11/1912:08> »
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« Reply #13 on: <07-31-11/1445:47> »
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« Reply #14 on: <08-01-11/0010:16> »
OK, what about Dragon that was born after Crash 2.0 that grew up to be a Technomancer? Is that possible? On a related note, how long does it take for Dragons to mature?

How about a Drone thats the size and shape of a Great? That would be an army stopper right there. And who would win in a fight, a Drone Dragon or the real thing? The Drone doesnt have Magic, but you could pack alot of hardware into that thing.

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