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The Job of Death

Some people call it wetwork. Others call it murder. A small group calls it justice. It's assassination and it's one of the jobs shadowrunners might be hired to do. And given that people are, you know, pretty protective about their lives, anyone who takes such a job is going to have to be at the top of their game to pull the job off and collect a payday. Especially if they plan to make it a regular activity.

The Assassin's Primer is a vital guide for assassins in the Sixth World. With tips on tools to use, techniques to employ, and the different kinds of killers you may meet in the field, this is a critical reference for anyone looking to bring an assassination flavor into their Shadowrun games. And it has a new sniper rifle and a handful of new Qualities for shadowrunners to boot!

The Assassin's Primer is for use with Shadowrun, Fifth Edition.

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June 11th, 2017
Mostly fluff, with just a little bit of crunch. In comparison to other SR supplements, you almost get what you pay for. It's mostly advice for for players and GMs on assassin-type characters in the format of a Jackpoint post, but little to suppl [...]
April 28th, 2014
It's not bad, but way too much fluff for the actual content present. Nicely laid out, interesting and all, but it feels like they came up with an idea for a Jackpoint post and failed to really flesh out any rules to go with it. Sure there's 5 ne [...]
February 11th, 2014
Some reasonable content, it lacks for verity in the positive and negative quality's though. [...]
December 14th, 2013
I'm with the "meh" crowd on this one. I was really hoping for more crunch, especially when there was an opportunity for more assassin-specific gear than just one sniper rifle. [...]
Adrian S. [Featured Reviewer]
December 2nd, 2013
'The Assassin's Primer' is a good document to have at the table for anyone wanting to take this Archetype. At only seventeen pages (including cover), you get an overview of the life of the assassin, and explanation of assassin [...]
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