The Flashpoint Cycle

Has there been a cycle in this game of ours that has included so many high impact, meta-warping cards as the Flashpoint Cycle? After the 23 Seconds incident, the Corporations of New Angeles found themselves having to aggressively put up there defences while the Runners looked to take advantage of the chaos. HB received a…

The Most Wanted List gets an upgrade

After months of speculation and frustration in the netrunner community as to when we would be getting an update to the NAPD Most Wanted List, it finally arrived on 12th April 2017. Some cards remain on the list, some have left, but the way the MWL actually works has been given something of an overhaul…

Netrunner gets a new Lead Designer

Damon Stone, the lead designer of Android:Netrunner is moving on to pastures new and Michael Boggs has taken over the reigns. Damon’s work on the game will obviously appear for some time to come as the Red Sands cycle is yet to play out along with the Terminal Directive expansion. I’m not sure how far…

2016/2017 – What Was and What Will Be

My aim for 2016 was to get better at Netrunner. There are many articles on the subject of one goes about doing this. You can immerse yourself in all the Netrunner content out there like blogs, forums, Facebook groups and podcasts, but ultimately it boils down to playing more games and playing them against more…

2016 Christmas Message from The Helpful AI

It’s been an excellent year for Netrunner, it really has. We’ve had some great new cards, amazing tournaments and interesting new announcements. And an all UK final at the World Championship! In the new year I’m going to write a full article on my personal experiences with the game in 2016, but for now I…

Charity Gift II

The Charity Gift tournament is the brainchild of Sheffield-based Netrunner player Richard Hammond and was first held in 2015. It happened just a week after my wedding so I was unable to attend, but it sounded like a great event that raised a lot of money for Sheffield Children’s Hospital. It was such a success…