Shadowrun Posts

My first true role-playing game, and often my favorite, Shadowrun’s setting is a near-future where magic and technology have combined to completely reshape mankind and our relationships. Multinational corporations are more powerful than governments, and largely the citizenry live and die at their whims. There are those few mercenaries who work between the cracks however, selling their services to the highest bidder – Shadowrunners.


Splintered Dreams (Runner Concept)

Splintered Dreams (Runner Concept)

Alfred Lord Tennyson once wrote that ’twas “better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” For Samantha Lethe, that sentiment always educed a cold scorn. “If one can live without it,” she mused, “it must not have...
A Death in the Family (Run Idea)

A Death in the Family (Run Idea)

Chummers, I have some bad news. Many of you in the local scene knew Jimmy Dorn, fixer for up-and-coming Shadowrunners. Heck, he probably got some of you your first real jobs, helped you fence the loot, and eventually moved you into the bigger world when you outgrew...
Guard Duty (Run Idea)

Guard Duty (Run Idea)

It’s easy to forget that there are still good people in the world, living as we do in the dark cracks of civilization between the stony-faced corporate overlords who seem to run everything. Sometimes we forget that corporations, governments, even civil groups...
The Poodle Run (Run Idea)

The Poodle Run (Run Idea)

Not every Shadowrun goes as planned, and a truly colossal failure can have a long-lasting effect on even the most professional runner’s reputation. Whether for kids new to the life or old hands trying to claw their way back, there are some runs that need doing,...
Old Wounds (Shadowrunner Concept)

Old Wounds (Shadowrunner Concept)

It’s no small thing to be a medic in the army. No matter the advances in science and technology, deployed corpsemen have to deal with sprains, trenchfoot, accidental weapons discharge, and all manner of mental psychoses as well – soldiers trust their in-company...
Reciprocity (Run Idea)

Reciprocity (Run Idea)

We all have history when it comes to the boys in blue – whether Knight Errant, Lone Star, or some third-tier rent-a-cop, it seems Johnny Law is always making life hard for the working-class professional such as yourself. Here’s a rare opportunity to turn the...