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Place 1 virus counter on Hivemind when it is installed.

Virus counters on Hivemind are considered to be hosted on all other virus programs (and can be spent as if on them).
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Related Rulings[]

  • If multiple viruses including Hivemind are hosted on Progenitors, then after a virus purge each virus retains 1 virus counter.[1]:Ruling


  1. Hivemind and another virus both on Progenitor
    If I have a Hivemind and a Medium on Progenitors, and a purge happens, how many real+considered counters remain on the Medium?
    They each go down to one, but then the Hivemind gives its one back to Medium for 2.