Articles

These articles are simply the observations of an aging GM, trying to make sense of the Shadowrun rules and setting, which often seem to be at odds with each other - why this should be, I do not know. If I have quick questions or observations I'd like to discuss, then I usually air them over at the catalyst site forums. However, sometimes my thoughts ramble too far to be summarized in a forum post. That's when they end up here...

Magic And The Astral There is often confusion as to whether a certain type of spell can affect a target, eg. Can a magician on the astral target a physical ta...
Date created 3/1/2017

Cat and Mouse in the Host Ok, so you’ve hacked into a host, now you’re moving around inside, trying to find that file you need. But will the host spot you? Do you ...
Date created 30/12/2016

Augmented Reality The Basics To access AR, you need something with Image Link – this can be cyber...
Date created 4/4/2016

Owners and Personas Owners Owners and Personas are the basic objects which a matrix user in SR5 uses to gain access....
Date created 4/1/2016

Rollplaying Roleplaying vs RollplayingThis article is designed to help those who want to inject some mystery and suspense back into their...
Date created 18/12/2015

Player Briefing Character Creation Chummer To create a character, ideal...
Date created 18/1/2015

Knowsofts Now Being able to load a knowledge skill or language, or even an active skill such as SMG, has been a staple of the Shadowrun...
Date created 6/1/2015

Law & Order Introduction Shadowrunners are hardened criminals. Dress it up whichever way you like, it's a fa...
Date created 17/12/2014

Magical Tracing Hot on the heels of the 'Plot Spells' article, comes tracing people with magic. If you need to find someone in a hurry (friend or foe), w...
Date created 31/10/2014

Plot Spells What are Plot Spells? I'm a fairly new GM to SR5, and as soon as I pick up a new system I automatically scan the...
Date created 30/10/2014

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