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...

Shadowrun New Mission Hits the Streets! Critic’s Choice Now Available!

We’re sorry about the gap between Shadowrun Missions, but the good new is the wait is over! The new Mission, Critic’s Choice, is now on sale (Battleshop,DriveThru), and it’s fast-moving fun! Here’s the rundown: It’s Showtime When the curtain goes up on a shadowrun in Chicago, you never know who’s going to take the stage. There are all sorts of creepy players out there, ghouls and gangers...

Sneak Preview: Crafting the Cover for STOLEN SOULS

Crafting a cover for Shadowrun goes rarely the same way twice. Sometimes the magic happens organically, sometimes its the a wonderful recipe combining a variety of ingredients, and sometimes you just need to hit it with napalm. When it came to crafting the title image for Stolen Souls the recipe included all three. It all started with a plan… I had an idea in mind that I finally wanted to have...

Shadowrun: Crossfire At The Printers!

I think that’s worth saying again. Shadowrun: Crossfire is officially at the printers!!! My head does it feel so good to say that. Why all the delays? Well, as I mentioned in a previous blog, we got a little carried away in our excitement and enthusiasm for all of the awesome-sauce games we want to publish for Shadowrun. While the roleplaying game will always remain near and dear to our hearts,...

Shadowrun Run & Gun Preview #2 Now Available! Catch an Overview of the Whole Book!

I guess it’s time for another Run & Gun preview, so we’ve got one posted! This time we’ve posted the entire introductory section to give you an idea of what you’ll be able to find in the book and how it can be used. It’s totally free, and available at either the Battleshop orDriveThruRPG, so I can’t conceive of a single reason to not go out and get it. Enjoy! Bullseye! Guns and...

Review: Catalyst Game Labs – Digital Tools Box (Shadowrun)

Digital Tools Box Digital Tools Box is the PDF version of the Beginner Box Set and Runner’s Toolkit: Alphaware for the fantasy cyberpunk Shadowrun, published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Digital Tools Box here Purchase Digital Tools Box here Find other Shadowrun here Shadowrun Digital Tools Box is the PDF versions of the upcoming Beginner Box Set and Runner’s...

Shadowrun Digital Tools Box Released!

Shadowrun Digital Tools Box released! Make Shadowrun easier to play than ever! We’ve got a doozy of a release for you today! You might have heard about our two upcoming box sets–the Beginner Box Set,  which adds characters, NPCs, and adventures seeds to the quick-start rules to make it easy to discover the world of Shadowrun, and Runner’s Toolkit: Alphaware, which expands on the quick-start...