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Questions tagged [cyberpunk-2020]

Cyberpunk 2.0.2.0 is the "Roleplaying game of the dark future" where players take on different roles to make the next big score, make a real change in the world, or just see what happens in the gritty cyberpunk setting of Night City. It is 2nd edition to R. Talsorian's Cyberpunk & developed by Mike Pondsmith.

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How do shotguns actually work in Cyberpunk 2020?

Everyone at my table has read the rules for shotguns in Cyberpunk 2020 and yet none of us understand how they are supposed to work. The closest I can come to understanding is that they are AoE ...
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Did I handle this situation about a set of metal gear well?

I am planning on making my first foray into GMing very soon and had a character creation session with my players last night to kind of get a gauge on what they were feeling up for. I feel like I can ...
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Are the Increased Stat borg option’s listed maximums in Chromebook 2 the maximum you can buy or the maximum for the stat?

In the Full Borg options in Chromebook 2, the Increased Stat option says Reflex maximum is 15, Body maximum is 20 and MA is 25. Is that the maximum number of +1's you can buy up to, or the maximum ...
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War: Cyberpunk 2020 vs Shadowrun [closed]

I've been reading a lot about Cyberpunk 2020 and Shadowrun, mostly 4&5e for Shadowrun. What I notice is there are large standing armies in Cyberpunk 2020, but in Shadowrun I only see "Security ...
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Where is the damage rule for hot loads of .357 mag cased ammo?

In the source book Neo Tribes, there is a weapon named .357 mag Automatic Carbine. It does 2D6+3 (.357 mag) damage. This same weapon is listed in Blackhand's Street Weapons 2020. In this last ...
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Is there an easy way to use d20 Modern's combat system in Cyberpunk 2020?

I really want to run a Cyberpunk 2020 game, but I hate cyberpunk's combat system. Is there an easy way to implement D20 modern style combat into Cyberpunk 2020? I really hate the damage soak stuff, ...
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How does using therapy to regain humanity work?

Cyberpunk 2020 Chromebook II p.101 There is table about therapy cost & effects. ...
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What does a weapon's ROF mean and how do I use it when shooting?

The rulebook of Cyberpunk 2020 says: Attack up to your weapon's maxi rate of fire (ROF), or make a melee attack. For example my PC has ...
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How can I make one on one combat more epic in Cyberpunk 2020? [closed]

I would like more detail in fights between martial artists, to simulate a traditional Kung fu showdown. The regular system works well for combat with a group, but is too generic for the epic one-on-...
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Are there any rules for degeneration of humanity?

Cyberpunk 2020 has a very black and white line for cyberpsycosis; above a certain level of humanity everything is fine, then one point over and bam, crazy street. NPC time. What I'm looking for is ...
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Where do you install a Cybersnake?

For a game of Cyberpunk 2020 I want to build a villan with a pair of cybernetic tusks who can function as Cybersnakes, effectively making him a cybernetic walrus-man. The problem is, the rules on the ...
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What is the maximum altitude an Aerodyne can fly?

After many years without narrating one single Cyberpunk 2020 adventure, I decided to try a one-shot adventure for a monthly get-together RPG session we have here. I have almost everything set as for ...
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Cyberpunk 2020 Reflex question

I am fairly new to running Cyberpunk 2020, and wanted to make sure I am doing this right. On the PC sheet, Reflex is divided by a '/' mark. I assume it is for modifiers to the ability. Is this ...
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Guidelines for appropriate challenges in a Cyberpunk 2.0.2.0 game

I've owned a copy of the 2nd edition of Cyberpunk (Cyberpunk 2020) for years now but never had the ability or gumption to run a game (same for gurps). Lately though I've been playing and DMing a lot ...
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Justifications for the existence of cyberpsychosis

Several games (Cyberpunk, for one) have an effect like cyberpsychosis (defined here as "a psychotic aberration suffered by excessive users of cyberware"). Others, such as Eclipse Phase, consider ...
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Cyberpunk chronicle… any ideas? [closed]

I want to run a Cyberpunk chronicle using a system that I designed, but have run out of ideas. I don't want to employ the clichés, like the AI who's gone sentient and want to merge his mind with ...
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How do I make my overpowered character more fun to play?

My friend is running a modified cyberpunk campaign, where we are fighting zombies during WWII in Germany. Fun stuff. However, I made my character a Martial arts boxer, giving them a 10 in reflex, ...