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 The Year is 2050

The blending of technology and human flesh began in the 20th Century. Interfacing the human mind with computers was just the first step. Implants the "jack up" reflexes and cybernetic replacements followed quickly. The came the Awakening. A five-thousand-year lull in the flow of mystical energies subsided, and Magic returned to the world. Elves, Dwarfs, and Trolls assumed their true form, throwing off their human guise.

In the world of 2050, the megaplexes are monsters casting long shadows. As shadowrunners, that's where you live, in the cracks between the giant corporate structures. When the megacorps want something done but they don't want to dirty their hands, it's a Shadowrun they need and they come to you. Though your existence is not acknowledged by any governmental or corporate database, the demand for your services is hgh. You might be a Technomancer, sliding like a whisper through the databases of giant corporations, spiriting away the only thing of real value-information. Or perhaps you are a Street Samurai, an enforcer for hire whose combat skills and reflexes make you the ultimate urban predator. Or perhaps a Mage, one with an ancient gift, the ability to wield and shape the magical energies that now surround the Earth. And that's exactly the kind of firepower you'll need if you get hired to make a Shadowrun...

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Robert H July 01, 2018 2:31 am UTC
Does the PDF come with bookmarks?
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Georgios K July 02, 2018 3:19 pm UTC
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Georgios K January 19, 2017 11:07 pm UTC
Anyone got a print version of this to share a photo? I would like a copy but I'm afraid of poor scans printed.
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Frederic M February 14, 2017 1:32 pm UTC
from what is available in the preview, it seems to be a scan, a not so bad one, of the original book. At this price, it may be a bargain, although we may find the original book in an excellent state for the same price...
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Michael G April 21, 2017 2:45 am UTC
Not 100% sure as my copy has not been purchased yet. I played the 1st edition when it first came out and I remember originally the rules came out in a big blue hardcover but in a year or two they rereleased the original rulebook as a B&W much cheaper softcover book so this might be the reprint of the cheaper softcover which is fine by me as there was errata that was fixed in the reprint. When I finally get some money next month I will be ordering it and will let you know if this is the case.
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Sandor L September 30, 2017 9:24 pm UTC
Have you finally got a physical copy of the book? If yes then could you share your thoughts about it?
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Georgios K October 20, 2017 5:51 pm UTC
Yes! For one more time DrivethruRPG delivered an awesome print. The PDF may not seem like a super good scan but the print is almost crystal clear. Check some photos
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