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Retailers, Get Your Android: Netrunner Players Running with Game Night Kits
Android: Netrunner The Card Game | Published 17 December 2012

“Yeah, NBN tried tracing me once. It was amusing. By the time I was done with my run, they were still trying to make sense of my decoy IP and discern if I was actually a one-hundred seventy-eight year-old Russian woman in orbit around Mars.”
    –H. Maurico, the architect of Crypsis

 

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Retailers: You’ll soon be able to tap into your local Android: Netrunner player base with our new Season One 2013 Android: Netrunner Game Night Kits and their exciting alternate art cards.

In addition to a deck box, two sets of acrylic credit tokens, and a promotional poster, each Android: Netrunner kit contains eleven new alternate art cards for the two of the most popular cards from the game’s Core Set, Crypsis (Core Set, 51) and Melange Mining Corp (Core Set, 108).

Rezzed in Full Bleed

Art plays an integral part in Android: Netrunner The Card Game. While the game’s mechanics immerse players in the cat-and-mouse nature of high-stakes cyberstruggles, its artwork shapes their futuristic context. Megalithic corporations rule the world. Humans work alongside bioroids and clones. Advancements in brain-mapping techniques permit men and women to interface minds and machines.

The artists who have worked on Android: Netrunner have brought to life these futuristic realities. The “meat” world exists simultaneously with the “cyber” world. Only through the imaginations and talents of the game’s artists do the distinctions fully take shape between the styles and devices that exist in the physical world and the abstracted, symbolic appearances of programs as they appear in the virtual world.

The Season One 2013 Android: Netrunner Game Night Kits reshape this reality with alternate art cards. With new designs that more fully feature their art, the new Crypsis and Melange Mining Corp cards rez the future in an exciting new style. These cards won’t function any differently than the standard copies, but they are exclusive to the Season One 2013 Android: Netrunner Game Night Kits.

When you order the Season One 2013 Android: Netrunner Game Night Kits, these alternate art cards can help draw players to your store to wage their battles for all-important data!

What’s in the Season One 2013 Android: Netrunner Game Night Kit?

Each Season One 2013 Android: Netrunner Game Night Kit comes with materials built to support eight players as they participate in the game’s daring runs, bluffs, traces, traps, and high-stakes cyberstruggles:

  • Nine copies of Melange Mining Corp with alternate art by Emilio Rodriguez*
  • Two copies of Crypsis with alternate art by Christina Davis*
  • One Android: Netrunner The Card Game deck box, featuring the classic Crypsis hard at work decrypting Corporate servers
  • Two sets of seven acrylic credit tokens (four “1” credit tokens and three “5” credit tokens per set)
  • One 19.5” x 13.5” promotional poster unveiling the latest of Haas-Bioroid’s bioroid research

*The ninth copy of the alternate art Melange Mining Corp and second copy of Crypsis are intended as rewards for the Game Night organizer.

Are You a Player?

You can do your part by telling your favorite local game store about our Android: Netrunner The Card Game Game Night Kits!

If you’re really interested, here are some other ways you can promote Android: Netrunner The Card Game Game Nights:

  • Encourage your friends to join you and play at your favorite local game store
  • Ask your favorite local game store if you can post a sign-up sheet
  • Offer to run a demo day
  • Volunteer your services as event organizer

The Melange Mining Corp and Crypsis alternate art cards are exclusive to the Season One 2013 Android: Netrunner Game Night Kits. They will be available only for a limited period of time and won’t appear anywhere else, so be sure to talk with your local retailer about hosting Game Nights for Android: Netrunner The Card Game!

Check Back on January 14, 2013!

Retailers: We recently posted our Organized Play calendar of events for 2013 (pdf, 1.2 MB), and the first day to order our Season One 2013 Game Night Kits is January 14. With their stunning new alternate art cards, our Android: Netrunner The Card Game Game Night Kits are likely going to be in high demand, so be sure to check back on January 14 and be among the first to place your orders.

Rez a fresh new look at the future with the Season One 2013 Game Night Kits for Android: Netrunner The Card Game. Upload the future!

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.

Netrunner is a TM of R. Talsorian Games, Inc. Android is TM & ©2014 Fantasy Flight Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. Netrunner is licensed by Wizards of the Coast LLC. ©2014 Wizards.
    
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