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Download The Updated Android: Netrunner FAQ and Tournament Rules
|Android: Netrunner The Card Game | Published 27 February 2013|
EDITED Feb 28 at 16:30 CST: The tournament rules have been updated. To be tournament legal, decks that use alternate art cards must be sleeved using opaque or art sleeves.
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Fans of Android: Netrunner The Card Game everywhere are getting ready for the 2013 Regional Championship Tournament Season, and if you want to join this enthusiastic, global player base, we encourage you to explore the Android: Netrunner FAQ 1.1 (pdf, 16.5 MB) and review the game’s official tournament rules (pdf, 6.0 MB). Within these two living documents, you’ll find the latest rulings and clarifications, as well as the full list of tournament-legal cards.
Lead developer Lukas Litzsinger offers more information below about the materials added to the Android: Netrunner FAQ with its update.
Lukas Litzsinger on the Updated Android: Netrunner FAQ
In the Android: Netrunner FAQ 1.1, you will find answers to many of your most pressing questions. Personal Workshop, e3 Feedback Implants, and the combination of Chum and Woodcutter are all explained. We have also updated hosting rules, clarified the destruction of servers, and added an example to the definition of bypass.
The game environment is currently healthy, and we are not making any moves to tweak it.
If you have more rules questions, don’t hesitate to submit it through this website. And until next time, always be running!
–Lukas Litzsinger, lead developer Android: Netrunner
Based on the classic card game designed by Richard Garfield, Android: Netrunner The Card Game is a game for two players set in the dystopian future of Android. It pits monolothic megacorps against subversive netrunners in a high-stakes struggle for the control of valuable data.