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Shadownoia: Fear and Loathing in the Sixth World
What is this?
A 4th edition Shadowrun campaign borrowing heavily from the influence of the “Paranoia” RPG and other dystopian fantasies. Expect dark humor, bad puns, and some definitely out-of-canon Shadowrun experiences.
How do I join?
What’s the starting locale/milieu?
The year is 2072, following Crash 2.0. However, unlike the world you think you’ve remembered, most major governments have passed laws outlawing or strongly restricting artificial intelligences (AI) as a result of the chaos caused by the rogue AI “Deus.”
Generally, the sixth world seems to be entering a period of relative calm. Although, as new denizens of the shadows, small jobs and bit work are available to you, conflict between the megacorps is definitely on the decline, and with it available work for the big names and legendary figures in the ‘running world.
You’ve come to find yourself ready to break into the big time in Detroit, home of the mighty Ares Macrotechnology. Detroit is better-off than its worst days, but among its shining centers of military-industrial might still lurk large and dangerous pockets of blight, sprawl, and outfight decay.
The UCAS is currently on an economic growth cycle. Things are looking up, the Lions almost broke even last year, and traffic congestion is down after a Ares-sponsored project now causes lights to turn based on your expected route! Life is good. That can’t last…
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