CHESS WITH BULLETS
There are certain things shadowrunners know. They know Mr. Johnson will not tell you everything. They know sometimes the things you don’t know can kill you. And they know that one of the keys to survival is staying one step ahead of the opposition—or, in times when you are working for a devious Mr. Johnson, not falling too many steps behind.
The corporate enclave of... [click here for more]
EDGE OF THE POSSIBLE
Shadowrunners cannot be limited by what their bodies can—or cannot—do. They have to do more, stretch farther, surpass any limits, and accomplish the impossible. Some runners can rely on magic; for everyone else, there are augmentations. From shiny chrome that makes your body into a humanoid semitruck to genetech that alters you at the most fundamental level to drugs... [click here for more]
The Big Time
You could dabble in organized crime. You could do some smash-and-grabs. You could find all sorts of ways to pick up a few nuyen here and there. But everyone in the Sixth World knows that if you want to make a play for the big bucks, the real high-level stuff, you’ve got to get in bed with the corps.
The corps have the money, and they’ve got all the power that comes... [click here for more]
The Ends of the Earth—And Beyond Dark alleys, abandoned buildings, wet streets stabbed with neon light—shadowrunners know all these places. They also know that they aren’t the only places work gets done. A good shadowrunner should be open to anything, to runs that might take them anywhere. From the cold of Antarctica to the heat of the Sahara, from the life-filled... [click here for more]
The Politics of Deception
Whoever wins the war for the future of the Ork Underground is not going to leave a single weapon holstered. From waging outright violence to employing political subterfuge, both sides in the struggle are willing to use any tactics they can dream of to advance their cause.
Anti-metahuman sentiment has long been a hot-button issue in Seattle, and some members of the... [click here for more]
When the Lights Go Down
Money? Check. Political turmoil leading to scrambling for power? You bet. Megacorps jockeying for position while working to take their rivals down a notch? Of course! A festering hive of corruption set next to one of the most scenic bays ever colonized by humans? Absolutely! San Francisco has all of the ingredients needed to make a nice, festering stew for shadowrunners. With... [click here for more]
The War Within
Not all has been right in our shadows of late. Especially in the dark shadows of my mind.
Those were among FastJack’s parting words to JackPoint when he left, the victim of a condition that divided his mind against itself. And the condition is spreading. Across the Sixth World, people’s minds are in schism, as new personalities emerge and battle the old. The world is in... [click here for more]
To the east of the Commonwealth of Arcadia lies a realm of shifting sands and shifting alliances. The skies above the Badlands are a battlefield between the Pilots’ Guild and bands of airship pirates. Ironskeep tacit, or perhaps actual, support of air piracy has led to a coal embargo imposed on them by the Pilots’ Guild. Industry and railways desperate for coal have turned to the black... [click here for more]