Joshua B.

♦ Joshua B. 1[credit]

Resource: Connection
Influence: 3

When your turn begins, you may gain [click]. If you do, take 1 tag when this turn ends.

"My enhancements are guaranteed for life, and well worth the risk."
Illustrated by Jen Zee
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Cyber Exodus (ce)

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A dangerous, cheap card with a very useful ability. For the price of 1 the runner can use 5 clicks a turn! The tags you accrue, though, dictate what decks this card can be used against. Don't even consider it against Weyland unless you've got Plascrete Carapace and plenty of card drawing power. NBN loves a tagged runner so they can Psychographics or boost an Information Overload to board-clearing strength. Jinteki and HB should be okay overall.

This card works well with Wanton Destruction, Data Leak Reversal, and Activist Support. However, being tagged means that all resources are susceptible to being trashed, so if you use this, have multiples. It lacks in synergy right now, but the power of this card should not be overlooked.

(Order and Chaos era)
Use the Fall Guy, Luke :) —
or NACH. Decoy if your plan is to keep it only for a short period, though that is debateable. Crash space can be included as another form of meat damage prevention, but meat damage isn't the only way you'll get punished as mentioned in the review (it does provide credits to get rid of tags later if the game goes that way - but then theoretically the Joshua B clicks aren't gained so much as brought forward) —
I imagine the purpose is to fully power up a Stimhack for one last big run. —

Strong synergy with Jesaminer Sareen, being able to avoid the tag automatically makes Joshua B that much more nasty. Just trigger Joshua at the beginning of each turn, and use Jesaminders ability to avoid the tag. If you happen to get tagged otherwise during that turn, you're already up one click, making it just 2 credits to remove it. The efficiency gained on the turns you aren't additionally tagged is significant, creating a much more affordable and harder to remove version of Rachel Beakman, who every corp hates to see dropped on the table.