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Can I operate a drone without connecting to the Matrix using an RCC?

I'm not sure if I got this right from the book, but seems that I need to be, at least, connected with my drones at the AR level, right? Can I operate it without connecting to the Matrix using an RCC?
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Rigging & Complex Orders

I have a player that oftenly asked his Drones to protect someone in autopilot or follow someone then he lost link (because of Noise) to come back to safehouse. Is this possible ? Is an autosoft is ...
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What are the downsides of Remote Control?

I want to create a Rigger, and spare on Agility. RAW if I use Remote Control I can shoot with Gunnery + Logic (according to Gunnery, p183), but with Rigger Control I have to use Gunnery + Agility. ...
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Disguise a drone as something innocent

"Yes, sir, we are from NY-News. That? That is our camera-drone. We use it to shoot our interviews. Not literally, obviously. Haha, that would be criminal, right?" Drones are everywhere in Shadowrun 5....
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Can I run all of my drone autosoft from an RCC?

I was reading the rules governing drones actions, and how an RCC can share autosoft stored on it to slaved drones. It is clearly stated that an RCC can only run [Device Rating] autosofts at once, ...
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SR4A drone attributes and melee weapons

One of my players in a Shadowrun 4th edition game I'm about to start running would like to play rigger with a bear drone; a drone that looks like a bear complete with claws. I was going to use the ...
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Assist Decker by attaching friendly drone on hostile drone

Does attaching a slave to a target give a bonus to hacking? If so, and the target is also a slave, does it allow to use the defense values of the target and not the masters' values? During our ...
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Can my Hacker have an army of robots?

I am just about to start a Shadowrun 4th ed game and I want to play a Hacker (Decker?) and I was just wondering about their use of robots (small or large). Can I have a bunch of small robots to ...
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Does recoil affect gunnery, and can RC accessories be used?

When a vehicle or drone attacks from a weapon mount, does recoil modify the attack roll as normal? If so, can firearm accessories which provide recoil comp. (such as Gyro Stabilization) be built into ...
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How can improve a drone's Reaction (defense vs. bullets)?

How can I increase the Reaction score/defense vs. bullets of a drone? Looking through commlink upgrades in Unwired, I was expecting to find a matrix upgrade which would increase the Response ...
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