Archive for August, 2007

Thieves Hacking Security Cameras….

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

Every good shadowrun team has a hacker to run a muck through their target’s system. Today’s predecessors to shadowrunners have already begun to realize the Internet’s potential. The FBI is investigating fifteen store robberies in eleven states, committed via phone and internet. The perpetrators hack the store’s security system so they can observe their victims. […]

What do your cybereyes look like?

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

Good description can keep even the most trivial bits of your Shadowrun game fresh and interesting. Take cybereyes for example. Sure, tons of people have them. There are even a few different brands and models sprinkled through the books. Some wiz girls and guys sport eye covers, a lot don’t. But what do your character’s […]

Bionic Woman

Monday, August 13th, 2007

Bionic Woman Looks like NBC is putting out a newer spin on the old classic. It features a cybered up woman, and her chief antagonist is a cybered out rival. Wether or not it will be any good who knows, but the promo is interesting. Looks like they gave her skillwires to boot. Link to […]

Mechanical Microchip of the Future

Friday, August 3rd, 2007

Researchers are looking at new ways to use old ideas by creating a nano-scale mechanical microchip. The military is already looking for potential applications of the tech. The article mentions the ability to survive in environments and situations, such as EMP, that would wreck traditional chips. Tell me these didn’t make their way into cyberware. […]