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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Looking for uber-accessible game formats for Android: Netrunner

I've got about 8 friends with varying levels of interest in picking up Netrunner. At least 3 folks have spent a lot of money on cards and play in local tournaments. On the other end of the spectrum ...
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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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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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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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How compatible are the two versions of Netrunner?

I have a stash of the original Netrunner game. If I were to play a game against someone with the Android:Netrunner game, what changes/adjustments would we need to make?
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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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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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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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How does Snare! work in Netrunner?

Snare! says ,"If accessed from R&D the runner must reveal it". It then allows the corp to pay 4 credits to give 3 net damage and add a tag. It also mentions to ignore this affect if Snare! is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What can a Runner do to trash ICE that is in play?

I know that the card parasite can potentially trash ice, but is there any other way? (I've just recently started playing)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When should I mulligan in Android: Netrunner?

I expect this is quite an open question, but I'll try to keep it on point: I know it depends on specific deck tactics, but under what circumstances should I consider mulliganing? My initial thoughts ...
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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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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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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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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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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, ...