Whenever you make a successful run on R&D, place 1 virus counter on Medium.

Each virus counter after the first on Medium allows you to access 1 additional card from R&D whenever you access cards from R&D.
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Medium is a R&D-access acceleration virus. It has two abilities.

Triggered Ability - Conditional
Trigger Effect
Runner makes a successful run on R&D Place 1 virus Counter on Medium
Triggered Ability - Conditional
Trigger Effect
Runner accesses cards from R&D Runner chooses the number of additional cards to access, up to the number of virus Counters on Medium - 1


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Before accessing cards from R&D at step 4.5 of a run, the Runner chooses how many cards he wants to access when using Medium.

Related Rulings

  • Wendigo's subroutine does not stop Medium from gaining counters, but it stops the Runner from using those counters to access additional cards from R&D.[1]:Ruling


  1. Wendigo v. Viruses Ruling
    Would Wendigo prevent Datasucker or Medium from gaining virus counters? Would it stop Meidum's multi-access?
    Doesn't prevent Datasuckers etc. from getting counters, but they can't be used.
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