“How are you feeling now?” asks Jericho.
“What am I feeling right now?” I’m stalling, not sure how to answer. There’s sweat beading on my neck, and my mouth feels dry no matter how much I try to wet it. The old cushion under me is lumpy and tattered. The cable between my fingers radiates heat.
“Like I’m about to jump out a damn hopper a thousand feet up with no chute,” I smirk nervously towards the holo hovering before me. Jericho’s face smiles up at the console on my desk like a proud parent. “You sure this is safe?”
“Running? Hell no,” he cackles back. “But there’s a whole ‘nother world on the other side of that cable. Full of magic, and wonder, and myster—”
“And money,” I cut in, raising the jack to my neck.
“And money,” he assures me.
I jack in.
System Gateway is Null Signal’s foundational set. It is designed as an out-of-the-box learning experience and provides everything you need to start playing Netrunner. The cards in the set are straightforward, yet powerful, and will form the cornerstone of any player’s collection.
One copy of System Gateway – Remastered Edition is all two people need to learn Netrunner.
Watch our introductory how to play video below, then click the button beneath it to read our online Learn To Play Guide!
- Release date: March 28, 2021 (original), July 3, 2023 (remastered edition)
- Size: Full playsets of 77 new cards (73 original Standard-legal cards, 2 reprints of Standard-legal cards, 2 tutorial-only identity cards), plus player aids
- Total cards: 205 playable cards, plus player aids
- Set symbol: Portal
- NetrunnerDB set abbreviation:
This is the Remastered Edition of this product, using the new card backs which we have been using since our name change to Null Signal Games.
The original edition of this set has been removed from sale to prevent confusion. If any of the purchase links below are missing, that means that that purchase channel does not yet have the Remastered Edition of this product available.
The original edition of this product continues to be playable and competitively legal.
Get System Gateway – Remastered Edition
System Gateway – Remastered Edition now comes as a single product, containing both the tutorial Starter Decks and the Deckbuilding Pack. Learn to play with the Starter Decks, then craft your own Runner and Corp decks using the cards contained in the deckbuilding pack! A copy of System Gateway – Remastered Edition contains a full playset of every card in the set.
Upon release in March 2021, System Gateway immediately became legal in the Standard and Eternal formats, as well as Null Signal’s new Startup format, with a two-week grace period before becoming legal at Competitive-level events. System Gateway’s release also triggered a rotation for the Standard format: Honor and Profit, the SanSan Cycle, System Core 2019, and Salvaged Memories were no longer legal in Standard.
System Gateway Frequently Asked Questions
Questions about specific System Gateway cards have been answered on the NRDB Rulings page for this set.