More Shadowrun Novel Madness! Dark Resonance Now Available!

We’ve been working hard in Shadowrun-land to provide the dedicated Shadowrun public with the novels for which they’ve been clamoring, and we have great news on that front! Dark Resonance is now out (Battleshop,DriveThruRPG, Amazon, and print copies can be found in bookstores and game shops)! Written by Phaedra Weldon, contributor to the award-winning Spells & Chrome anthology as well...

Shadowrun Run Faster Now Available for Electronic Purchase, Print Pre-order

Looking for a special gift for the Shadowrun fan in your life? We have plenty of options! You could head to your local bookstore/gamestore and buy copies of the new novels Hell on Water and Dark Resonance, or you could pick up the PDF and/or pre-order the print version of Run Faster (Battleshop, DriveThruRPG–don’t miss the limited edition pre-order available on the Battleshop!), the core...

Two New Shadowrun Books Released While Line Developer Sick and Junk

All right, so last night I ran a game of Shadowrun at a con and came home and a fever slapped me hard and laid me out good. I meant to be awake, but my body instead insisted that I be horizontal and blanket-wrapped. So when our intrepid layout guy released two new books into the wilds of the internet last night, I was deep into fever dreams where text was coming alive and changing right before me,...

Create A Shadowrun: Crossfire Mission Contest

Shadowrun: Crossfire is in the wilds, being played and enjoyed by thousands of gamers. Not only has it had great critical acclaim, but it’s rapidly selling out of its first print run; we’re already lining up a second printing, and the first Mission Pack! With all of that excitement in mind—alongside the wonderful campaign nature of the game in earned karma and stickers—we’re announcing a Create...

Catalyst November & December Street Dates

The following products have a Street Date of NOVEMBER 19TH, 2014: BattleTech: Assault Lance Pack ($19.99) Thrown into the thick of the firefight, an assault lance MechWarrior has an ego as wide as a DropShip. That ego was earned in blood, sweat and hard-fought victories in the teeth of the enemy across a hundred worlds… Unleash the Assault Lance Pack on your enemies! Atlas, Grasshopper, Blackjack and Victor...

Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director’s Cut now out!

It’s a fine day to play Shadowrun! But then, I always think that. Today’s an especially good day, though, because you can get the Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director’s Cut. What’s that, you ask? Well, it’s a standalone version of an expansion to Harebrained Schemes’ critically acclaimed Shadowrun Returns computer game that was even more critically acclaimed than the original. How critically...

Novel Review: Catalyst Game Labs – Fire & Frost (Shadowrun)

Fire & Frost Fire & Frost is a fantasy cyberpunk novel set in the Shadowrun universe, written by Kai O’Connal and published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Cape Rust Learn more about Fire & Frost here Purchase Fire & Frost here Find other Shadowrun posts here Shadowrun is one of my all time favorite RPG settings. For any of you that have read my reviews, this won’t come as a big...

Catalyst August and September Street Dates

The following products have a Street Date of AUGUST 27TH, 2014: Shadowrun: Crossfire ($59.99) “I know I sound like I’m talking about a roleplaying game, and it’s not. But it lends itself well to telling a good story.” Zee Garcia, The Dice Tower Shadowrun: Crossfire is the hotly-anticipated deck-building game in one of the most popular game settings of all time. Crossing cyperpunk with fantasy...

Another Week Gone By? Time For The Big Shadowrun: Crossfire PDF Release!

Continuing our weekly release of Shadowrun: Crossfiregoodness, we started with our Crossfire Virtual Run, then we announced a Street Date (and you can order it online if you don’t have a local friendly game store near you), and last week released the Mission: Ambulators, designed specifically for use with the Demo Kit rules and print & play cards. But this week…what many people have been...

Shadowrun MMO & TableTop At Gen Con

Crossing the digital divide: Catalyst Game Labs and Cliffhanger Productions Join Forces at Gen Con Vienna/Seattle Every good shadowrunner knows that you have to work in the virtual world and the so-called real world if you want to get things done. At Gen Con this year, we’re bringing that philosophy to the exhibition floor. Gamers will get a chance to see how the tabletop version of the Shadowrun role-playing...

Shadowrun: Crossfire Street Date of August 27th

Shadowrun: Crossfire is the hotly-anticipated deck-building game in one of the most popular game settings of all time. Crossing cyperpunk with fantasy and plunging players into a world dominated by ruthless megacorporations, Crossfire gives players the chance to dive into the world’s shadows to see if they can survive. They’ll have weapons, spells, contacts, and gear to help them out, and they’re...

Shadowrun: Crossfire Virtual Run

The highly-anticipated cooperative deck-building game, Shadowrun: Crossfire, is currently on a ship heading towards US shores, our warehouse, and ultimately your gaming table in the near future. In the meantime, we’ve got a Matrix job for the right runner. A runner like you! We have hidden 15 PDFs across hobby news sites (some are relatively easy…some are gonna require serious skills to track...

The Next Steps for Shadowrun Missions

Missions developer Steven “Bull” Ratkovich put together this post to get everyone up to date on what’s been going on with Missions and what you can expect in the near future. Check it out! Where We’ve Been Shadowrun Missions Season 5 launched with great fanfare last fall, released a single Missions adventure, and then fizzled for over six months before the second adventure was released. This...

Shadowrun Fifth Edition One-Year Anniversary

One year ago a new era of running in the shadows was unleashed as Shadowrun, Fifth Edition PDF and print preorders went live. We wanted the release to be great, but it went beyond our expectations and straight to awesome. The strength of the vibrant Shadowrun community asserted itself, breaking a slew of online sales records and selling out a stunning 15,000 copies of the print book within weeks. And...

Shadowrun Street Grimoire PDF/Print Preorder Available

And the books are really starting to flow… ready for the next Shadowrun Core Rulebook expansion, cause it’s here: Street Grimoire! Magic can burn your brain and sear your soul. It can inject power into every millimeter of your veins, or leave you a lump of ashes at the end of a dark alley. It’s dangerous, but to spellslingers in the Sixth World, it’s worth it. Because magic is power, and power...

Review: Catalyst Game Labs – Stolen Souls (Shadowrun)

Stolen Souls Stolen Souls is a sourcebook for the fantasy cyberpunk Shadowrun, written by David Ellenberger, Jason M. Hardy, Philip A. Lee, Scott Schletz, and Michael Wich and published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Cape Rust Learn more about Stolen Souls here Purchase Stolen Souls here Find other Shadowrun posts here Catalyst Game Labs started going a different direction with their sourcebooks a few...

Catalyst Game Labs July Street Dates

The following products have a Street Date of JULY 16TH, 2014: Run & Gun ($49.99) Guns and ammo cost nuyen. Mastering martial arts takes time. And learning how to use explosives without blowing yourself up takes patience and a steady hand. These weapons and more are out there, waiting for you. You have the chance to use them to become deadlier, faster, more dangerous than the next guy—and more...

Win Advanced Copy of Shadowrun: Crossfire at Origins!

The highly anticipated Shadowrun: Crossfire deck-building game is slated for release in late summer and is only weeks away from loading onto a ship to head to our shores. But for those attending the Origins Game Fair, you can win an advanced copy for free! Thursday and Friday: On both Thursday and Friday, anyone that plays in a Shadowrun: Crossfire demo will receive a ticket for a drawing at...

Shadowrun Bullets & Bandages Available Now! Medical Rules, Gear, and More!

We have a new electronic release for you today! Bullets & Bandages (Battleshop, DriveThruRPG), the latest book in our Shadowrun Options line, is now out. Packed with fun info about medtech, high-threat response teams, and optional rules to use in you Shadowrun game, Bullets & Bandages gives you the chance to add more details to healing the bumps, bruises, and bullet wounds runners...

Shadowrun Stolen Souls Now Available! Plot Action, Extraction Advice, and More!

The latest book in the Deep Shadows line for Shadowrun is now out (BattleShop, DriveThruRPG)! Building on plot threads presented in Storm Front and Splintered State, Stolen Souls details a crisis shaking up all parts of the Sixth World, including the refuges of the richest and most powerful individuals on the planet. People are losing something they can’t replace–themselves. Their minds...