Once you hit your target city, it's time to move to
the City Grid map. This is an overall map of the city;
much like a Realspace map, the City Grid Map shows the
locations of important places in the city -in this case,
important systems and Data Fortresses. You enter the City
Grid map through the LDL ICON on the map, then move at
five spaces per turn to where your target system is
We've given you a sample City Grid based on Night
City. As a Referee, you'll want to construct your own
City Grids; there's a blank map for this purpose as well.
If you have a really large city, you may want to use
several City Maps placed end to end.
Each Data Fortress on the City Grid has an identifying
ICON on the City Grid Map. These ICONS are coded by the
level of security the system is known to have.
utilize only Alarm and Detection programs. They
include most City governments, Universities and
small private businesses.
include small corporations, police services and
large private businesses. Anti-IC programs are
used in these systems, as well as Detection and
||Anti-IC and anti
system programs are used here. These systems
include medium sized corporations and very large
||These systems use
non-fatal anti-personnel programs. Level three
systems are usually operated by large
corporations, state governments and other
moderately powerful groups. These people don't
want you in their systems, but they don't have
the clout to waste you out of hand. They'll just
hurt you and hand you over to NETWATCH.
||These fortresses use
fatal and non-fatal anti-personnel software.
Black systems include multinational corporations
and government agencies like the CIA. They know
you have no business being in their system, and
they don't care what your lawyers think about
them. They're willing to bury both you and the
ACLU in the landfill, and have the clout to do