Archive for August, 2006

IEEE 802.11n

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

A new wireless standard is in the works and is due out early 2008 – it promises longer range and faster connection speeds. You can read more about the new standard here: IEEE 802.11n

For all you RL riggers out there…

Monday, August 28th, 2006

Ok, so it’s been a slow couple of weeks for news. But, this is really cool for any real-life rigger – even if it’s not ‘directly’ Shadowrun related: A new kind of combustion engine – getting more power by doing less work Scuderi began by splitting the heart of the internal combustion engine — the […]

GenCon – Final Thoughts

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Well, another GenCon Indy is over. There seemed to be a nasty cold going around this year (which I caught) – here’s hoping that not too many of you were effected by it. I know that the FanPro guys really appreciated the effort put forth by the people who volunteered to GM the events again […]

GenCon Update

Saturday, August 12th, 2006

First of all, congrats to the FanPro guys for taking home two Gold ENnies: one for ‘Best Rules’ and one for ‘Best Product’. That’s a big honor – and one well deserved, I think. Secondly, ‘Street Magic’ was officially released when the Exhibit Hall doors opened on Thursday; so be looking for it to be […]

RFID coming to US

Monday, August 7th, 2006

The UK has been issuing RFID enabled passports for the past several months; and today it was anounced that the US will soon begin using this technology as well, despite warnings that the signal is hackable. As stated in this article, an independent security firm overseas has already cloned a passport and the cloned chip […]

SR4 magic supplement ‘Street Magic’ at press!

Tuesday, August 1st, 2006

The new, hardcover rules supplement ‘Street Magic’ is now at press! You can get the details and preview some of the artwork here. *EDIT* Preview #2 – Table of Contents and Traditions *EDIT* Preview #3 – The Metaplanes