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...

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 5th Edition for Hero Lab Releasing May 23rd

Excerpt from the Lone Wolf Development website: As many of you know, Shadowrun Fifth Edition has been in Beta testing since mid-April, and in last month’s newsletter, we shared that its development was nearing completion. Thanks to our Beta testers and the hard work of Mathias, the lead Shadowrun data file author, things are looking good for the Shadowrunners! We’re excited to announce that Shadowrun...

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, Fifth Edition Errata Now Available

Working in gaming is really good for reminding you that you are far from perfect. Repeatedly. Anyway, after spending time playing and enjoying Shadowrun, Fifth Edition, we noticed that there were some changes and improvements that needed to be made. Those changes are listed in an errata document now available right here or on the Battleshop or DriveThruRPG. A few important notes about the errata...

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...

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...

Load up on Shadowrun for the Holidays! Two New PDFs Out, GM Screen on its Way!

Do you have some holiday shopping to do this week for the gamers on your list? Including yourself? Well, we’ve got good news for you—two new e-books have been released as PDFs, and the Shadowrun, Fifth Edition Gamemaster’s Screen hits stores this week! Let’s take a look at all the stuff coming out, shall we? First up—guns, guns, guns! Yes, it’s Gun Haven Heaven 3 (Battleshop, DriveThruRPG),...

Lone Wolf To Release Shadowrun, Fifth Edition Data Package for Hero Lab

Lone Wolf To Release Shadowrun, Fifth Edition Data Package for Hero Lab Catalyst Game Labs is pleased to announce that Lone Wolf Development will release Shadowrun, Fifth Edition data package files for Hero Lab in the first quarter of 2014. “We’ve gotten off to a fantastic start with Shadowrun, Fifth Edition,” said Randall N. Bills, Managing Developer of Catalyst Game Labs. “We’re...

Shadowrun GM Screen and Other Runner Resources Preorders Available

Good news, Shadowrun players, especially those of you playing Fifth Edition! We have all sorts of new things available now to make playing with the new rules faster, easier, and altogether more fun, and there are a number of ways for you to get a hold of them. Take a look at the wealth of options below, and make sure you check out the free wallpapers we just put out. What free wallpapers? Read...

D&D PDF Reprints and Shadowrun 5th Edition Gear and Spell Cards

Here’s a look at today’s new, third party, and diversion releases. Pathfinder Spes Magna Games [visit their website here] has released The Quid Novi Collection, a compilation of PDFs previously released. “About 80% of the content in the Quid Novi? Collection is for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. You get two short adventures, and curses, diseases, magic items, haunts, monsters, giant...