GURPS/Snowcrash: Adventure, Silent Night, Bad Luck at the Claim of Credit

Bad_Luck_Cred

Roll on this table if the characters have some bad luck while claiming credit for the hit, and are using a public phone or terminal.

Each of the options listed below are equally likely:

  • A [Person] of one of the characters spots him just as he is claiming credit for + the hit.
  • The phone or terminal the characters are trying to use has broken
  • The phone or terminal breaks as the characters are trying to use it.
  • Some emerency is occuring near the phone or terminal the characters are trying to use. The place is surounded by [Emrg_People].
  • The phone or terminal fails while it is being used. [Fail_Reason]
  • Several members of a local gang want to use that phone or terminal + right now. They suggest you move on.
  • The guys behind you in line, or next to you, are [Emrg_People].
  • There are street people living in or near the phone or terminal.

    Person

    Each of the options listed below are equally likely:

  • childhood friend
  • biz partner
  • ex-lover

    Emrg_People

    Each of the options listed below are equally likely:

  • world beat police units
  • an enforcers battlewagon and some prowlers
  • rescue
  • rescue
  • fire
  • a HAZMAT team
  • Newsvans from channel 54
  • Newsvans from GNN
  • some scruffy media types from KZERO

    Fail_Reason

    Each of the options listed below are equally likely:

  • You can hear or see someone else's conversation on it.
  • It goes dead.
  • It because so staticy that you can not understand anything

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