Architect Deployment Test

Architect Deployment Test 4/2

Agenda: Research

When you score this agenda, look at the top 5 cards of R&D. You may install and rez 1 of those cards, ignoring all costs.

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Downfall (df)

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  • Updated 2019-04-27

    NISEI Downfall Release Notes [NISEI Rules Team]

    What happens to the cards the Corp looked at but did not install when resolving Architect Deployment Test’s ability?

    They remain in R&D in the same order they were found.


Similar to Accelerated Beta Test except more versatile since it can install non-ice cards, and MUCH safer since it doesn't discard any agendas. Also has the additional benefit of showing you what R&D has in store for you on the coming turns.

Unfortunately this card hasn't seen a ton of play despite being a strong agenda. I think this is because HB isn't in the best of places atm, with only Sportsmetal doing pretty well. It doesn't help that it's a 4/2 and that there are a ton of great agendas to compete with, both purple and neutral. Making it a 3/2 would have been game-breaking though, so it is just an unfortunate reality.

I think this is a solid agenda to include, and I hope to see it more often. But in reality it is probably not quite good enough to make the cut.

(Uprising Booster Pack era)