"Go to the sign of Harvel's Axe, a dubious inn on the edge of the Thieves Quarter, in the City of Greyhawk, and look to your own wrist. If you perceive a bracelet and dangling dice, watch for the next throw in the war between Law and Chaos and be prepared to follow the compelling geas." -Signal

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Cyberpunk - Home of the Brave

I am not going to comment too much on this. I will wax philosophical and political and this is not the forum for that. I have stopped reading other game blogs because of the inane political"philosophy" the spout off about. Published in 1992 and coming in at 144 pages it might end up being a bit too prophetic. Set in 2020 we will have to wait and see. I prefer Shadowrun anyway. Still this is a good book and the Cyberpunk stuff (such as Night City) is always good.

From the back of the book:

A State of DIS-UNION

"America's undergone flood, fire and famine in the last thirty years. Along with Martial Law and one of the longest guerrilla wars we've ever fought. There's gangs on the street, pollution in the air, and the Corps looking down from above. But when the Outside gets too nasty, we still pull together and get the job done.

Why? Cause it's our country - and that's just the way it is."

A soucebook for Cyberpunk 2020

This sourcebook deals with the downfall of the America as we know it and the rise of the America of the 'Cyberpunk Way'

Throughout the game are 'adventure hooks'. These are just 'ideas' for a GM to run with to find adventure for your group.

Chapter 1 - Fall of America
Chapter 2 - The New America
Chapter 3 - The New America Government
Chapter 4 - The US Military -- A Recent History
Chapter 5 - The US Military in 2020
Chapter 6 - The Military Soldiers
Chapter 7 - The State of the Union

This gives you a brief overview of America as it stands now.

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