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Shadowrun: The Way of the Samurai

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Honor. Skill. And Exceptionally Sharp Blades

They are legends. They are dangerous. They are feared. They are to be avoided—unless you have one of them on your side. They are street samurai. That title covers a variety of skill sets, from the accuracy to nail a target from a thousand meters away to the stealth needed to sneak into a tightly guarded environment and cut someone’s throat before they—or their security—know you’re there. Street samurai know they need to use every tool at their disposal if they want to maintain that all-important edge on their competition. Luckily, some new tools just became available.

The Way of the Samurai is part of the Shadowrun Optionsline, which provides optional rules players and gamemasters can use to add flavor to their game and their characters. With new gear, new cybersuite packages specifically targeted at street sammies, new Qualities, and character archetypes showing how these tools can be put to use, The Way of the Samurai is a vital tool for street samurai anxious to stay at the top of their game.

The Way of the Samurai is for use with Shadowrun, Twentieth Anniversary Edition.

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Sean H. [Featured Reviewer]
June 9th, 2013
The Way of the Samurai, while I was not overly thrilled with the in game universe framework for this, the mechanics are all solid. With new advantages (available only to the cybered), cybernetic suites designed for street samurai, and some new cyberwa [...]
February 21st, 2013
While this product was okay, i was a little disappointed by it, it that while it did provide a number of new assets, it did pretty much nothing else. Yes, there is a little fiction and there are a couple of new bits of cyberware, but considering this [...]
January 19th, 2013
I have a lot of players in my game who build cybersex characters, so I was really looking forward to this product. Perhaps that anticipation is one of the reasons I was so disappointed with it. The initial fiction seems very forced and didn't appeal to [...]
Adrian S. [Featured Reviewer]
January 17th, 2013
A large of part of this product will be managing the expectations at the table. According to the JackPoint post which introduces this book, the Options line will be some play-tested experimental rules that aren’t sanctioned in tournaments and may no [...]
Megan R. [Featured Reviewer]
January 13th, 2013
Presented in the atmospheric style of the 'Jackpointer' series (looking like something found in the murkier corners of the net), the content of this book begins with a rather overlong piece of fiction, a bunch of 'runners shooting the breeze in a bar, [...]
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