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Summary: Resonance Veil is the Matrix equivalent of the mage's Control Thoughts, which is capable of targeting devices or personas as opposed to targeting living creatures. While the description of Resonance Veil lists its available targets as devices, page 252 of the core rule book says: "Each complex form entry has a Target describing what it works ...


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This is correct, only your persona comes with you. Now, let me throw down the why's. An icon is defined on Pg. 217 of RAW 1st Ed as: Everything in the Matrix is an icon, a virtual representation that allows you to interact with something in the Matrix. ... Everything in the Matrix is an icon, a virtual representation that allows you to interact with ...


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See my Notes! below for a preface! This is a technique based in misdirection, so most of the examples I've used/suggested/come across follow suit: 1) You hacked into a system to steal or erase a file, and you want to leave as much time as possible so you can dump it or escape before it is noticed. Unfortunately, someone is aware you were having around in ...


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In the absence of RAW, I generally turn to the real world for workable rules. The generally accepted solution to this problem is public-key cryptography and in most cases it is largely invisible to the user. I don't see why it would be any different in Shadowrun. Your whole team has one public key and each team member has a private key. Everyone stores ...


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Considering that SR works in ways that are logical, when you lock a file, you just KNOW the password used to lock the file and can share it... just like if i give my computer's password to my wife, she'll be able to open it without blowing up half the hard drive... I remember playing a computer game of shadowrun(or something very similar) where it was ...



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