Deadly Cold Wind
It’s been nearly twenty years since disaster struck the city of Chicago, transforming it into an urban hellscape, and some people now believe it’s suffered enough. The Governor of Illinois has initiated and ambitious plan called Project: Takeback to reclaim the feral urban jungle. What’s more, he’s put money into the effort, and that’s the language... [click here for more]
Cynical, Sold-out, and Skilled
Hired guns. People without a country who know no loyalty. Opportunists, bottom-feeders, scavengers, vultures. Soldiers without a soul who will go to the worst hells on Earth and do just about anything for a buck.
That’s how they talk about mercenaries. But that’s how they talk about shadowrunners, too.
There’s a fine line between mercenaries... [click here for more]
Run on Water More than two-thirds of the Earth’s surface is covered by water. That means that two-thirds of the Earth is covered in escape routes, infiltration points, and hiding places that people stuck on land constantly overlook. If you want to know how to use all that blue to your advantage, you need to know the boats that are out there, what they can do, and how your competition... [click here for more]
When you’re a shadowrunner, you look for every ally you can get, any advantage you can grab. Which means that if the ground beneath your feet can either help you or hurt the other guy, you’re going to find a way to make that happen.
The earth is full of magic. Mana lines wriggle and writhe in different locales, and strange elements bubble up from the core of the... [click here for more]
One of the tricks of shadowrunning in the Sioux Nation is keeping your eye on the things you can’t see. It’s not just the spirits and the unseen magical beings of the world—though that’s part of it—but the dangers underground. The poisons seeping into the earth from abandoned mines, and the vast complex that has been built underground, out of sight of the... [click here for more]
Claws At Your Throat
Never, ever deal with a dragon. Shadowrunners have heard that dictum so often, they frequently say those words in their sleep. But what the aphorism forgets to tell you is this—what if you don’t have a choice?
The tension between dragons has been growing, and the big lizards are throwing every weapon they have at each other, including shadowrunners—especially... [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]