Archive for September, 2006

Surgery in Zero-G

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

A team of 5 doctors performed a cyst removal operation on a man in an Airbus 300 airplane Wednesday. The conditions under which they operated where ‘near zero-gravity’. The surgery went “exactly as we had expected,” Martin told reporters near Merignac airport, outside Bordeaux. “All the data we collected allow us to think that operating […]

SR4 GM Screen is Here!

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

The SR4 Gamemaster’s Screen with Contacts and Adventures book is shipping to stores this week! This 4-panel GM Screen provides handy and useful charts for playing Shadowrun, Fourth Edition. Comes with a 32-page gamemaster aide for creating short scenarios, including a selection of ready-to-run plot hooks. Click here for more product information, including links to […]

More Cyberware News

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

An ex-utility lineman who suffered electrical burns to both arms and shoulders in 2001 now has a pair of prosthetic arms which are controlled by other bodily muscles, such as the pectoral muscles. Jesse Sullivan has two prosthetic arms, but he can climb a ladder at his house and roll on a fresh coat of […]

MMORPG ‘Second Life’ Hacked

Monday, September 11th, 2006

It was recently reported that Second Life’s website was hacked into and that it’s user database was stolen. The breach in security was discovered last Wednesday, September 6th, 2006. You can read more here.

The Santos Conflict, A Primer

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

For those who haven’t seen it, the guys over at Microsoft Game Studios have posted the first part of their ‘Shadowrun History’. And if you’ve been on your favorite metaplane for the last year and didn’t even know that there was a Shadowrun XBox game in the works, you can check out videos, screenshots, […]