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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Parasite + Wyrm combo - is it an insta-killer?

Wyrm has the following text: 1[Credit]: Ice has -1 strength. Parasite has the following text: Host ice has -1 strength for each virus counter on Parasite and is trashed if its strength is 0 ...
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Placing advancements on non-advanceable cards

I know you can't advance something that is non-advanceable, but what about the Runner? In the new Opening Moves Data Pack, there is a card called "Queen's Gambit" (according to the pics). It says: ...
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Can abilities with a [Click] cost be used during a run?

Some abilities have a [Click] cost to them, such as Crypsis' ability to add a virus counter to it. Does it count as a "paid ability" for the purposes of the Run Timeline? I.e. could I, mid-run, add a ...
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Do any successful draft formats exist for Android: Netrunner?

It's still early enough in Android: Netrunner's lifecycle that using the full cardlist to build decks isn't too overwhelming, but as time goes on, it could well be, and archetypes will become ...
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If I forfeit Breaking News, will the tags stick?

Breaking News is an agenda that reads: When you score Breaking News, give the Runner 2 tags. When the turn on which you scored Breaking News ends, the Runner loses 2 tags. If I find some ...
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Can Net Shield ability be triggered “in response”?

When runner has Net Shield installed, can they wait until they are about to receive net damage before they decide to trigger its ability? If the answer is "yes" (or even "no") could you please also ...
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Can the Runner/Corporation trash their own installed cards?

This mostly came up last game with a player that had Wyldside. When your turn begins, draw 2 cards and lose [Click]. He was using it to good effect up until a few turns in, when he had too many ...
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Are the virus counters on Datasucker only for the current turn?

When playing Datasucker virus (anarchs), are the virus counters permanent or do you have to clear them at the end of the turn? Even worst, do you have to clear them at the end of a run? ...
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When do you increment the 'Successful run' counters?

Do you increment your 'Successful run' counters at the moment you successfully went through the ice(s) and are accessing a server or do you increment your counters after a run is completed? For ...
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Can we look at R&D cards that are trashed by virus install?

Noise is a Runner whose ability states: Whenever you install a virus program, the Corp trashes the top card of R&D. Can the Corp and/or the runner look at that card? Is the card trashed ...
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How do you determine who goes first in Android Netrunner?

How do you usually determine which player goes first in Android Netrunner?
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What distribution of ICE should I have in my deck?

When building Corporation decks for Android: Netrunner, I've been finding it difficult to get the balance of ICE in my deck right. For instance, in my most recent deck, I've found that I've put a ...
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What happens when the Runner stack is empty?

When the corporation R&D is empty the corporation loses. What happens when the Runner's stack is empty? I think that: He must finish the game with only the cards on the table. or I doubt ...
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Can we fake-advance any card?

Some Assets can be advanced (e.g. Project Junebug) and some can't (e.g. Snare!). Is it OK to advance any asset cards to make them look like Agenda? For example, with the ambush assets the Runner ...
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Can a Djinn host a Parasite?

In Android: Netrunner, Djinn is a program that reads: Djinn can host up to 3 [Memory Units] of non-icebreaker programs. The memory costs of hosted programs do not count against your memory ...
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Can I start with my identity card unrezzed?

The rules state There are six types of Corporation cards: identities, operations, agendas, ice, upgrades, and assets... Corporation cards are installed facedown, and are inactive unless rezzed. ...
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Can I use Project Atlas just before the Runner accesses cards from HQ?

Project Atlas is a Corporation agenda that can be over-advanced to provide agenda counters for the following ability: Hosted agenda counter: Search R&D for 1 card, reveal it, and add it to HQ. ...
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Does ZU.13 Key Master confuse the MU rule?

It is clearly stated in the rules that Memory Units (MU) only apply to 'installed' programs. By 'installed' I mean installed on the runner's rig. Then I read the ZU.13 Key Master card: [...]the ...
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How to use 'Nisei MK II' free 'End the run'?

From the 'Nisei MK II' card: Place 1 agenda counter on Nisei MK II when you score it. Hosted agenda counter: End the run. Does this really means that you get a free 'End the run' that the ...
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Can I rez PAD Campaign before my turn starts?

PAD Campaign is an Asset that reads: Gain 1 [Credit] when your turn begins. Am I allowed to rez it (or other similar Assets such as Adonis Campaign) before the start of my turn so I can benefit ...
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What is E3 feedback implants good for?

Whenever you break a subroutine on a piece of ice, you may pay 1 cred to break 1 additional subroutine on that ice. When would I need this card? With most icebreakers, it's 1 cred to break a ...
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Can a runner trash ICE or Operation cards after a run on the HQ?

A sneaky runner managed to make his way into my corporate HQ. I let him pick a card at random from my hand (I had no upgrades), and it just happened to be a piece of ICE or an Operation or maybe even ...
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How do Data Raven and Chum interact?

Chum deals 3 damage if the next encountered ICE doesn't have all its subroutines broken. Data Raven gives the runner the option to either take a tag, or end the run when encountered before proceeding ...
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What's the etymology of the term “rez” in the Netrunner games?

In the Netrunner games, "rezzing" a card is the act of revealing and paying for it when you're playing as the Corporation (in the new LCG anyway; I'm not familiar with the original CCG, but I believe ...
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Simultaneous win conditions in Android: Netrunner?

If the runner access an agenda which gives them enough points to win the game, but the corporation is Jinteki and deals 1 net damage as a result which is enough to kill the player and win the game, ...