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Teaching Netrunner: Part 1

Zebadiah’s shows you the best way to go about teaching Netrunner to newbies, going over general principles and ideas for teaching Netrunner.

Teaching Netrunner: Part 2

Part 2 of Zebadiah’s series on how to best teach new players Netrunner. In this article Zebadiah goes over the decklists he uses to teach new players.

The Anarch Cookbook: Chapter One

PeekaySK begins a brand new series taking an exhaustive look at Anarchs.

Teaching Netrunner: Part 3

This is part three of an article focused on helping experienced Android: Netrunner players teach the game to new players.

Jackson Howard Basics – Netrunner with Willingdone

This video is designed to help new players understand common plays and basic tactics involving Jackson Howard.

Shuffling Sleeved Cards and Proper Randomization – Netrunner with Willingdone

This video demonstrates proper shuffling and randomization using sleeved cards. Be sure to check out Xenasis’s article that I referenced in the video.

Principles of Corp Deckbuilding: Winning and Defending – Netrunner with Willingdone

As an introduction to Corporation deckbuilding, I stress the importance of pairing your method of winning the game with the right defensive style. I describe the three main ways to…

Playing Against Scorched Earth – Netrunner with Willingdone

Playing well against Scorched Earth is largely a matter of understanding the Corp’s capability. In this video, we look at a few mental shortcuts players can use to speed up…

Evaluating Runner Play: Expected Value and the Big Picture – Netrunner with Willingdone

In this video, I look at how the concept of expected value can inform big picture decision making as the Runner. Originally published 10/30/2014.

Playing Against Personal Evolution – Netrunner with Willingdone

In this Segment, I examine a few ways to play successfully against Jinteki: Personal Evolution. Originally published 11/23/2014.

Playing Against Replicating Perfection – Netrunner with Willingdone

In this video, I share a few tips for beating one of the most popular decks in tournament Netrunner, Jinteki Replicating Perfection.

Essential Vocabulary for Netrunner – Netrunner with Willingdone

New to Netrunner? In this video, I cover some of the basic vocabulary used by experienced players to describe game phenomena. Originally published 2/22/2015.

Teaching Netrunner on the Fly

Trypios gives us his guide for teaching Netrunner to new players, with a focus on visuals and mini-decks to use in your own teaching games.

7 Things You Can Do To Get Better At Netrunner

 Introduction The tips in this article are aimed to be applicable to most (if not all) decks, and I’ve tried to keep stuff like “play better cards/decks” out of here.…

The Most Consistent Card In Your Deck

Now that Core 2 and rotation has been announced, I thought I’d do a series of articles aimed at early level deck construction.  One of the things I hear most…

Giving Your Deck Enough Credit

Now that Core 2 and rotation has been announced, I thought I’d do a series of articles aimed at early level deck construction.  One of the things I hear most…

Win Conditions

Greetings and welcome to the final(?) piece in my series of articles on deck building for newer players!  If this is your first time reading one of these, you might…

Lateral Growth: Expanding Your Horizontal Play by Eric Keilback

Hello, my name is Eric Keilback, but you probably know me online as Whiteblade111. I’m the current US National champion, and I’ve played a lot of asset spam decks in…

Everything You Need to Know About Tournaments (Besides Playing Netrunner) – by Whiteblade111

Netrunner tournaments are a crucible of competition, with players battling it out over successive rounds to crown a winner. Winning a tournament is a tough challenge, but they don’t only…

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