Review: Catalyst Game Labs – 30 Nights (Shadowrun)

30 Nights 30 Nights is a fantasy cyberpunk campaign for Shadowrun, written by Scott Bieniek, Brooke Chang, Jason M. Hardy, Jason Hawks, Jeff Halket, Trevor Laughlin, Bryan C.P. Steele, and Malik Toms and published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Aaron T. Huss Purchase 30 Nights here (paid link) Find other Shadowrun posts here 30 Nights is a campaign placed within the UCAS territory Toronto split across...

Review: Catalyst Game Labs – Cutting Black (Shadowrun)

Cutting Black Cutting Black is a supplement for the fantasy cyberpunk RPG Shadowrun, written by Scott Bieniek, Brooke Chang, Kevin Czarnecki, Francis Jose, Clifton Lambert, O.C. Presley, Scott Schletz, RJ Thomas, and Thomas Willoughby and published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Cutting Black here Purchase Cutting Black here (paid link) Find other Shadowrun posts here Cutting...

Review: Catalyst Game Labs – Sixth World Beginner Box (Shadowrun)

Sixth World Beginner Box Sixth World Beginner Box is a cyberpunk fantasy quick-start box set of the new 6th Edition of Shadowrun, published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Sixth World Beginner Box here Purchase Sixth World Beginner Box here Find other Shadowrun posts here Sixth World Beginner Box is a starter kit for the new 6th Edition of Shadowrun. Although this set includes...

Review: Catalyst Game Labs – Shadowrun: Anarchy (Cue System) [Part 2]

Shadowrun: Anarchy Shadowrun: Anarchy is a Cue System-based version of the fantasy cyberpunk Shadowrun RPG, written by Randall N. Bills, Patrick Goodman, Jason M. Hardy, Philip A. Lee, Aaron Pavao, O.C. Presley, and Russell Zimmerman and published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Cape Rust Learn more about Shadowrun: Anarchy here Purchase Shadowrun: Anarchy here Find other Cue System posts here and here We’re...

Review: Catalyst Game Labs – Shadowrun: Anarchy (Cue System) [Part 1]

Shadowrun: Anarchy Shadowrun: Anarchy is a Cue System-based version of the fantasy cyberpunk Shadowrun RPG, written by Randall N. Bills, Patrick Goodman, Jason M. Hardy, Philip A. Lee, Aaron Pavao, O.C. Presley, and Russell Zimmerman and published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Aaron T. Huss Learn more about Shadowrun: Anarchy here Purchase Shadowrun: Anarchy here Find other Cue System posts here and...

Review: Catalyst Game Labs – Court of Shadows (Shadowrun)

Court of Shadows Court of Shadows is a sourcebook for the fantasy cyberpunk Shadowrun RPG, written by Jason M. Hardy, Cassandra Khaw, R.L. King, Aaron Pavao, Grant Robinson, Scott Schletz, Monica Valentinelli, Pete Woodworth, CZ Wright, and Russell Zimmerman and published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Cape Rust Learn more about Court of Shadows here Purchase Court of Shadows here Find other Shadowrun...

Review: Catalyst Game Labs – Seattle Sprawl (Shadowrun)

Seattle Sprawl Seattle Sprawl is a fantasy cyberpunk sourcebook for Shadowrun, published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Cape Rust Learn more about Seattle Sprawl here Purchase Seattle Sprawl here Find other Shadowrun posts here This box set contains 7 products, a novel excerpt and an old school Catalyst catalog to give you lots of great information on the Shadows of the Emerald City, Seattle. The products...

Review: Catalyst Game Labs – Market Panic (Shadowrun)

Market Panic Market Panic is a sourcebook for the fantasy cyberpunk RPG Shadowrun, written by Mark Dynna, Jason M. Hardy, Philip A. Lee, Chris Lites, Sascha Morlok, Scott Schletz, Michael Wich, and Thomas Willoughby and published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Cape Rust Learn more about Market Panic here Purchase Market Panic here Find other Shadowrun posts here In the Sixth World, the Big Ten isn’t...

Review: Catalyst Game Labs – Rigger 5.0 (Shadowrun)

Rigger 5.0 Rigger 5.0 is a fantasy cyberpunk supplement for Shadowrun, written by Mark Dynna, Jeff Halket, Jason M. Hardy, Adam Large, Aaron Pavao, Scott Schletz, R.J. Thomas, Malik Toms, and Thomas Willoughby and published by Catalyst Game Labs. By Cape Rust Learn more about Rigger 5.0 here Purchase Rigger 5.0 here Find other Shadowrun posts here Welcome back to the sprawl chummer; I’m your ride...

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...

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...

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,...

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 Introductory Box Set: Now Splitting Into 2 Great Box Sets!

As part of the Year of Shadowrun, Catalyst announced a Shadowrun Introductory Box Set, which would be the first ever “starter” box for Shadowrun. Unfortunately, as happens to us sometimes, our passion got the better of us, and right as we were ready to send it to print we realized it was trying too hard to do too many things. Ultimately we came to the conclusion that regardless of how well put...

Featured Product: Shadowrun 5th Edition – The Final Say (Part 4)

Shadowrun 5th Edition – The Final Say (Part 4) By Aaron T. Huss Purchase the Shadowrun 5th Edition Quick-Start Rules here Welcome to Part 4 of the Featured Product series for Shadowrun (5th Edition) published by Catalyst Game Labs. Part 4, The Final Say, wraps up the delve into Shadowrun with some final thoughts on what I think. HOW MUCH? Shadowrun is a lot to take in. It’s not that it’s...

Featured Product: Shadowrun 5th Edition – Support (Part 3)

Shadowrun 5th Edition – Support (Part 3) By Aaron T. Huss Welcome to Part 3 of the Featured Product series for Shadowrun (5th Edition) published by Catalyst Game Labs. Part 3, Support, discusses the Shadowrun brand and how Catalyst Game Labs supports it. PUBLICATION MODEL Shadowrun is not a new role-playing game. It’s very well-established and has a huge following. With that in mind,...

Featured Product: Shadowrun 5th Edition – Characters (Part 2)

Shadowrun 5th Edition – Characters (Part 2) By Aaron T. Huss Welcome to Part 2 of the Featured Product series for Shadowrun (5th Edition) published by Catalyst Game Labs. Part 2, Characters, discusses character types, creation, and overall structure. SHADOWRUNNERS Characters in Shadowrun are called Shadowrunners. The name is quite fitting as they are meant to be mostly stealth when performing...

Featured Product: Shadowrun 5th Edition – Cover to Cover (Part 1)

Shadowrun 5th Edition – Cover to Cover (Part 1) By Aaron T. Huss Find out more about Shadowrun 5th Edition here Purchase Shadowrun 5th Edition here Welcome to Part 1 of the Featured Product series for Shadowrun (5th Edition) published by Catalyst Game Labs. Part 1, Cover to Cover, discusses the brand new core rulebook from a newbie’s standpoint. This is not a Featured Product series comparing...

A Word in Edgewise… with Jason Hardy of Catalyst Game Labs

with Jason Hardy of Catalyst Game Labs By Aaron T. Huss Pre-order the Shadowrun 5th Edition core rulebook from here The following interview was conducted between Roleplayers Chronicle Editor-in-Chief Aaron T. Huss, denoted by the prefix RPC, and line developer Jason Hardy of Catalyst Game Labs, denoted by the prefix JH. The interview was conducted via Skype messenger. RPC: Welcome everyone to another...

Crossfire: Taking It To The Next Level

In previous articles we’ve told you about the mechanics within the Shadowrun: Crossfire deck-building game. Things like how to defeat an enemy and how to help your teammates. This time, we’re taking it to the next level and talking about one feature that makesCrossfire really stand out. On the first day of working on this game I decided I wanted to make a cooperative deck-building game. It fit...