Archive for the 'Outside Links' Category

Cybernetic Limbs Move One Step Closer

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

In another example of technology rolling towards Shadowrun tech, this woman has a robotic arm controlled by thought. Neural interfaces continue to advance. Combine that with other advances and we’ll see attached, functional, cybernetic limbs in our lifetime!!

Medical Breakthrough in Nerve Repair

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

In yet another story of medical advances that bring us nearer to various reflex augmentations, a paralyzed 71 year old man regains use of his hands when the damaged nerves are bypassed. Ok. Give me my Wired Reflexes R3!!

Household Drones

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

We’ve all heard about the Rooma. Now we have the Spyder, a drone that will keep your lawn mowed.

Shadowrun Returns

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Some things are so cool that my inner-geek goes into overdrive. Shadowrun Returns is just that. Jordan Weisman, the creator of Shadowrun, is back and Shadowrun Returns (for Apple & Android tablets and PCs) is the game that Shadowrun fans have been waiting for a long time. A graphically rich 2D turn-based single player game […]

A “clean” Shadowrun

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Of all the things to steal, Tide laundry detergent seems to be rising on the list and has a street price around 50% of retail. Bull are you listening? Might be time to update the Missions FAQ on rates…

Unexplained Genetic Expression

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Or a case of UGE to the rest of us… “Huang Yuanfan, 84, of Ziyuan, China, is the latest person to report an unusual growth protruding from the head. His horn began growing two years ago and has reached a length of 3 inches”

Catalyst R.E.D. Program – Buy your PDF’s at your local gaming shop!

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

As seen here: It seems that, historically, the only place to buy a PDF was from the manufacturer (or a select few online websites). If you wanted both a PDF and physical book, you were limited to what was available from the manufacturer. Retail stores that serve the player with play space, selection, and […]

Image-Link/Visual Augmentation Contact Lenses

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

One step closer to becoming a reality. The article has some good discussion about potential methods of powering them as well as other practical applications like functioning as a simple biomonitor.

Awesome Swiss Shadowrun LARP

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

A group calling themselves Le Four Fantastique (website in French) put together a four-team Shadowrun LARP in “a skatepark in a warehouse in a shady neighborhood”. They used LazerTag weapons, and everyone looks to have had some pretty kick ass costumes. As usual, it sounds like the mission took an unexpected turn, and there are […]

Big Dog “drone” from Boston Dynamics: Submachine Gun Not Included

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Good news, the Doberman is on its way to us. Tell your rigger to put one on the wishlist. There’s not much in the way of potential applications or future plans given on the site (link below the vid), but we’re sure you’ll come up with some of your own. Watch the Big Dog do […]