Be an asset spammer and make money while you do it. For this, Turtlebacks has you covered.

At 1 influence, this could go easily with notorious assets spammer like NBN: Controlling the Message.

This card combo well with Team Sponsorship and Ad Blitz. Team Sponsorship will allow you to put new or old piece on the board, getting some creds in the process. Ad Blitz is even better, it let you put a ton of assets on the board (only advertisement subtype). In a deck using Spark Agency: Worldswide Reach, which use a ton of those, this will be a quite useful, even if will trigger the ID only once.

There is a cost to it, but it lower the cost of any asset put on the board by paying upfront some creds. If you are able to keep 3 Turtlebacks on the board, making 3 creds to put a new asset on the board is awesome. That is good economy.

Finally, this is a very "world of netrunner" card, mixing clones and technology. The flavor here is very good, just like the art.

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The best Apocalypse hate asset. For such a high cost, better use Breaker Bay Grid or protect it.

Once this is on the board, you can put naked assets with a bit less worries. Granted, any runner car just trash a card and lose a card themselves. But in an asset spam deck, this will seriously grind the runner.

This card combine well with Turtlebacks, because it give a bit of protection while being incentized to put naked assets on the board.

If you are playing Chronos Protocol: Selective Mind-mapping, this could put some serious threat to the runner.

Other cards this combine well with are Hokusai Grid and Prisec. Both of which will do damage on a succesful run. After taking the damage, the runner must take another damage from trashing the card. And if the runner does not trash the card, it will keep protecting the server.

At 2 influence, this can be used in any asset spam archetype.NBN: Controlling the Message would be the most obvious.

Good quote, ok art, nice card. Jinteki asset spam might come back with this.

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With NEXT Bronze and NEXT Silver coming back in rotation, it is now viable to use the full NEXT suite of ices.

The best cards to combo with a suite of NEXT ices are Executive Boot Camp and Surat City Grid. Those cards allow you to rez your ices early, and for cheaper. This is important, as NEXT ices are good only if you have many of them rezzed. Otherwise, when there is only 1 or 2 NEXT ices rezzed, they are pretty weak.

Because of the influence cost, it will not be useful to use NEXT ices outside of HB.

Ice destruction is the best tool against NEXT ices, since every ice destroyed make the whole bunch of them weaker.

NEXT Silver is an auto include in any NEXT suite of ices. Having a cheap ETR that get stronger the more ices are rezzed is nice. For such an ice, I would have thought it would have the Barrier subtype, but it is a Code Gate instead. NEXT Silver is the HB equivalent of Masvingo.

The art is consistent, if not very inspiring. The quote is business like, which is a perfect match for what this ice is : a bit boring, but reliable.

Yes, I realize this is basically the same review for NEXT Bronze and for NEXT Silver. But those two are basically the same. On tax with strenght, the other tax with subs.

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<p>It IS a barrier.</p> —
<p>Haha! Correcting it now.</p> —

With NEXT Bronze and NEXT Silver coming back in rotation, it is now viable to use the full NEXT suite of ices.

The best cards to combo with a suite of NEXT ices are Executive Boot Camp and Surat City Grid. Those cards allow you to rez your ices early, and for cheaper. This is important, as NEXT ices are good only if you have many of them rezzed. Otherwise, when there is only 1 or 2 NEXT ices rezzed, they are pretty weak.

Because of the influence cost, it will not be useful to use NEXT ices outside of HB.

Ice destruction is the best tool against NEXT ices, since every ice destroyed make the whole bunch of them weaker.

NEXT Bronze is an auto include in any NEXT suite of ices. Having a cheap ETR that get stronger the more ices are rezzed is nice. For such an ice, I would have thought it would have the Barrier subtype, but it is a Code Gate instead. NEXT Bronze is the HB equivalent of Ice Wall.

NEXT ices, like Bioroid ices, suffer a bit from being all too often Code Gate.

The art is consistent, if not very inspiring. The quote is business like, which is a perfect match for what this ice is : a bit boring, but reliable.

Yes, I realize this is basically the same review for NEXT Bronze and for NEXT Silver. But those two are basically the same. On tax with strenght, the other tax with subs.

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With Prepaid VoicePAD coming back, there is a nice neutral hardware to be used. It can work in tandem with Mystic Maemi, which is strickly better. But if you have an event heavy deck (20+), it will give a sensible boost to your economy.

This is even better with Az McCaffrey: Mechanical Prodigy, because you can install it for 1 cred, thus getting the value back in the first use, instead of the second use.

If you are criminal, you already have Public Terminal for run events, so you have to check which type of events you want to use the most.

In a Shaper deck, installing it with The Artist will give you a good value and make your event more rewarding.

Among the best art, superb quote with lots of flavor. Very cyberpunk, very netrunner.

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