Android: Netrunner is a cyberpunk-themed asymmetrical living card game edition based on the original CCG Netrunner. Players take the role of either a corporation or a runner and attempt to advance or steal agendas to win.

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I don't really understand how the expansions/data packs work in android netrunner

I bought the core set a while ago and now I'd like to get some more cards, afaik there are multiple ways to do that: data packs deluxe expansions big box? What's the difference between them? As I'...
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Drug Dealer trigger priority

When exactly does Drug Dealer trigger? It says "When the corp's turn begins, draw 1 card." When does that trigger on the corp's turn? Does it trigger before the corp gets priority on turn 1.2? ...
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What happens if the runner choses to play [Magnum Opus] twice?

http://www.cardgamedb.com/index.php/netrunner/android-netrunner-card-spoilers/_/core/magnum-opus-core Is there any benefit to playing the same card twice? (I understand the point for most hardware ...
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When does the 'Your turn begins' phase end?

Does a "when your turn begins" action trigger if the card is not in play during the "turn begins" phase but comes into play during the phase? For example "the supplier" hosting a "drug dealer".
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Psi 0, 1, or 2 games - are credits from thin air or player's pool?

Psychic Field mentions spending credits. Are both players actually spending these credits from their credit pool, or are these imaginary credits? If a runner has 0 credits, this is basically a ...
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Android: Netrunner judge program

Does Android: Netrunner have anything similar to Magic the Gathering's judge program?
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Accessing advanced agendas

Say a runner accesses an agenda that already has advancement counters on it, but hasn't been scored. As well as the runner stealing the agenda, what happens to the tokens? Are they trashed, or stolen ...
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Why isn't MU shown on Runner identities?

The fact that Runners have a default 4 memory units is absent from all printed data, and I'm curious if there's a specific design reason why. I can see how, thematically, the MU is not really a Runner ...
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How many cards can I access in R&D / HQ?

My girlfriend and I started playing Netrunner this weekend, and after our first game taking roughly 4 days, we're now enjoying it! I'm assuming that I'm just being thick here, but the manual never ...
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Thematic relevance of credits when icebreaking

I find Android: Netrunner to be one of the most thematically rich games I've ever played. The role of credits is obvious in many of the interactions and mechanics; in the game, much like in real life, ...
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Core Set ways of dealing with Magnum Opus

So, admittedly, I'm brand new to Android: Netrunner. I only own the core set, I've only played five or six times, and I've only played as the Corp. I have moderately strong gaming experience, and ...
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Android netrunner data and destiny deck lists

As the data and destiny expansion did not come with any deck lists I was wondering if anyone had tips for how to construct decks for these new runners Apex, Adam and Sunny Lebeau
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Quantum Predictive Model Questions

I have two questions about the NBN agenda Quantum Predictive Model, its text reads: If Quantum Predictive Model is accessed from R&D, the Runner must reveal it. If the Runner is tagged when ...
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Is a runner card turned facedown still itself?

Test Run reads: Search your stack or heap for a program. Install that program, ignoring all costs. Shuffle your stack if you searched it. When this turn ends, add the program to the top of ...
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Trashing two birds with one stone

If I have a card that I have to trash another card to use, can I trash a card that has a paid ability where the cost is to trash the card, and then activate the paid ability? Consider Trade-In and ...
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Accessing an Archived Ambush

Can cards in archives affect the runner without explicitly saying they do? In the rulebook on page 6, it describes archives like so (emphasis mine): Archives- This is the Corporation’s trash pile....
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What happens in Android: Netrunner when your deck runs out and you need to draw a card? [duplicate]

Do you lose as in magic? Do you reshuffle your discard pile?
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Does Medical Breakthrough still have its effect when forfeited for rezzing Archer?

To rez Archer, I need to forfeit an agenda. Medical Breakthrough has the ability of reducing each subsequent Medical Breakthrough's advancement requirement by 1; whether it's in the runners or corps ...
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How exactly does 'Inside Job' work?

When a runner uses Inside Job, does the runner only bypass the first 'rezzed' piece of ice, since the card text says 'bypass the first piece of ice encountered during the run.' ? ( emphasis added) ...
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When Data mine is triggered, if the runner survives this ice, can (s)he/other still continue?

Let's say we have the following setup in this order: 1) ICE: Data mine. 2) Asset: Melange Mining Corp. That is I have a remote server, which consists of 1 ice and 1 asset. The Runner encounters ...
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Can Mushin No Shin be played on any card?

Thanks for reading: Mushin No shin can be used to advance cards; I assume that that these cards are only assets, upgrades or agendas that can be advanced. Does this mean that I can place advancement ...
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Can a corp have more than 1 'Chairman Hiro' rezzed at the same time?

Chairmain Hiro: Can a corp have more than 1 'Chairman Hiro' rezzed at the same time?
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Which of two conflicting abilities takes precedence?

The runner card Titanium Ribs reads: You choose the card(s) from your grip to trash whenever you take damage. The corp card Chronos Protocol: Selective Mind-mapping reads: For the first net ...
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Does Breaker Bay Grid reduce the cost of ICE hosted on Awakening Center

I have Breaker Bay Grid in a server, along with Awakening Center hosting a Janus 1.0. Does Janus 1.0 count as "in" the server for the purposes of Breaker Bay Grid's cost reduction? Equivalently, ...
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Can Breaker Bay Grid be used to reduce cost of other Regions?

Breaker Bay Grid states: The rez cost of cards in this server is lowered by 5. Limit 1 region per server. Can this be used to lower the cost of rezzing another Region (and then trashing ...
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How exactly do “start of turn” affects trigger

This came up in a casual game with a friend last night. He is the runner with an economy based upon the The Supplier. One turn he hosted a Data Folding on it. At the start of his turn the "start of ...
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Can a runner end the run before accessing all cards?

When playing casually, I have seen runners occasionally access some cards but decline accessing the remaining (typically due to hitting a trap and being concerned about subsequent traps). The ...
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Android netrunner: may I trash a card before I am forced to discard?

As a runner, if I am tagged and the corp spends a click to destroy a resource of mine, if the resource can be trashed for some good, may I trash it before it gets discarded? (as an example of such a ...
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Can you trash Crisium Grid to make the run Successful?

As the runner, can you, when you encounter a server that has Crisium Grid, trash it to make that run successful or do you have to make another run after you trash it?
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Proper Sleeve size for Android Netrunner

I am trying to find the right sleeve size to get for Android Netrunner. Fantasy Flight was nice enough to put a color coded sleeve and number of packs needed for that box on the back of both the core ...
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Why is “All that remains” banned from Android: Netrunner World Championships?

The Android: Netrunner tournament rules say the choice of banned cards is up to the tournament organiser. With the single exception of banning "All That Remains" at world level. Authorized Cards ...
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Can I Advance an Unrezzed Ice in Netrunner?

The rule book specifically prohibits advancing cards that cannot be advanced. Ice generally cannot be advanced but there are a few exceptions. Does the exception apply when it's face down? What I'm ...
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Can Nisei MK II Be Used During an Ice Encounter?

This is related to: How to use 'Nisei MK II' free 'End the run'? Say the Corp has a counter on a harvested Nisei MK II. Example 1: The Runner encounters Chum and begins breaking ...
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What deck should be used for a beginner in Netrunner

The Netrunner rules suggest playing with Jinteki as a first hand, but I have heard that is a bad starting deck. Which should be used for a starting deck for introducing someone to the game? And which ...
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Who does the Runner pay if a piece if ICE states “runner… pays X Credits”?

If the runner triggers an ability that says they "pay" a number of credits, who should they pay? The bank or the Corp? Is "pay" the same as "loses"? Examples of "pay" abilities and subroutines ...
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Can I use a program run ability (eg: Sneakdoor Beta) and an run event card (eg: Account Siphon) for the same run?

If I use a "make a run..." event this cost me a click. Is it possible to use a "make a run..." program with another click cost on the same run? I'm sure there are more examples but Account Siphon ...
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Which programs can break subroutines on a trap?

If I Rez a trap (eg: Howler) which programs can break subroutines on it? Is it just AI like Crypsis or are there others?
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Can you Rez an upgrade during a run? And when?

If I have an upgrade (eg: Strongbox) on a server (eg : Archives) - can I Rez it during a run? If i can, how does this differ if there is Ice or not?
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Is there a paid ability window before the runner can jack out after the last subroutine executes on a piece of ice?

Basically the title. A situation where this would matter. If I have a House of Knives scored and my opponent runs into Kominu with no breaker can I use the House of Knives ability after he loses all ...
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Possible to play 2x2 with 1 core set and data pack in Netrunner?

I have just purchased the Android Netrunner Core Set, played a few games, and am now excited to play more. The problem is that out usual gaming group consists of 4 people, and to my knowledge the ...
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Does destroying a server mean the run is unsuccessful?

Maybe I'm missing this from somewhere, but a situation came up in a recent game that I need clarification on. The runner plays Dirty Laundry on a remote server with no ICE and only one card ...
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Are there any known “available for purchase” life spans for expansions for Android Netrunner?

As far as I know, a lot of cards (in TCG world) are stopped being produced (and available in stores) at some point. Is there a known life span for Android Netrunner expansions? For example is there a ...
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In Android: Netrunner, is there a bias towards a particular sub-type of ICE in corp decks?

I'm looking to put together a runner deck that takes advantage of Tinkering and Paintbrush. I'm also considering cards that care about ICE or breaker sub-types, such as Kit for my identity, or ...
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In Android: Netrunner, can the Shaper event Scavenge install the program that was trashed to pay for it?

This question touches on the timing when an event card is played. If a runner plays Scavenge, they must trash an installed program as part of the cost. Is that program already in the heap by the time ...
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What are some of the different interactions with empty remote servers in Android: Netrunner?

This is a multi-part question about empty remote servers. Each of these questions came up during gameplay and I'm hoping to get clarification on them since some of the interactions aren't completely ...
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Clocking Android Netrunner

I started playing Netrunner quite recently. Love it so far. However, we're finding it slow--or rather, I think Netrunner is finding us slow. I've only played a handful of games with one friend so far, ...
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Tyr's Hand - Rule Check

I have Tyr's Hand installed in a remote server and Heimdall 2.0 protecting it. The runner declares a run and approaches Heimdall 2.0. I pay to rez the ice, and the runner decides to break all three ...
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What are some common tactics to make runs against servers with unrezzed ICE in Netrunner?

When I play as a runner, I tend to be apprehensive about unrezzed ICE unless I have a breaker of each type and a pile of credits. Naturally, neither of those things are in place early in the game, and ...
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Number of Agenda Cards Scored

How many agendas of each type of agenda can be scored? It is possible that only one of each type can be scored and the corporation wins the game with 7 agenda points total.
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What does “Gunblade” refer to in Netrunner?

I'm just starting to look into Android: Netrunner and encountered some decks that referenced a "Gunblade". For context, I was looking at some Shaper decks that utilized Cloak/Dagger to break ICE. What ...