Author Topic: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun  (Read 3982 times)

sidslick

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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #15 on: (08:49:16/01-24-15) »
Minneapolis has been written up and added to the dropbox.  My thanks to Lethal Joke for his assistance!  :D
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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #16 on: (16:51:30/01-27-15) »
I've tweaked the Minneapolis file - many thanks to Lethal Joke for pointing out some inconsistencies and errors!  :-[
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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #17 on: (04:51:24/02-17-15) »
In a recent revival of my Shadowrun escapades I've been working with the United Netherlands from 3rd edition Shadows of Europe. As we're from the Netherlands it's been a lot of fun fleshing out the past 20 years in the SR universe. If you want I can share the information we've gathered and fleshed out for inclusion in this (in whatever form you like).
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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #18 on: (05:18:10/02-17-15) »
That would be great - I'll send you a PM to discuss!  :)
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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #19 on: (18:00:22/02-17-15) »
any news on the Manchester (UK) update?
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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #20 on: (12:13:39/02-18-15) »
Still in development, mate - these write-ups take me a while!  It's one of three that I'm working on......   :-[
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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #21 on: (08:59:36/02-19-15) »
thats cool mate, thanks for your hard work!
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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #22 on: (14:49:31/01-06-16) »
Hi guys, apologies for having dropped off the scene for a while - real life caught up with a vengeance!!

Anyway, San Diego is now finally available within the drop box!
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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #23 on: (15:26:32/01-06-16) »
First, I love this!  It is such a great GM resource :D

Now some feedback.  I was reading the Montreal file, and really liked it for the most part.  There were a few small areas where it looks like current status was copied forward, but where that doesnít make a lot of sense.  (to re-iterate, in general this was excellent, but I thought I'd give feedback where I saw it)

Transportation Links
-   Via rail is a Canadian crown corporation, and would certainly have changed form in the SR timeline (for that matter would Quebec have maintained passenger train service out of the country during its isolationist period?).  I could imagine Quebec having beefed up its internal rail links as make work projects and business for Bombardierís trains division, so there may be train service, but I think it should be different than it is now.
-   Iím pretty sure that the name of the Pierre Elliot Trudeau airport would have been changed.  For all that he was from Quebec, he was far from beloved of Quebec nationalists, so Iím pretty sure changing the airport name would have been one of the earlier acts of the Quebec Republic.  Possibly re-named after Rene Levesque?

Media / Entertainment
-   CBC and Radio-Canada would be long gone, they are a Canadian government owned corporation.
-   I suspect that the English language newspapers would be gone, given the loss of most Anglophones with money and the language restrictions.  For that matterónewspapers, really?

Elsewhere
-   There are a few other things (the botanical gardens, for example) where one might think that over the next 60 years, in a poor city, the status quo would not be maintained.  Always up to the author, but I would have liked to have seen a few less carry-forwards, and a few more new things.

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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #24 on: (23:04:01/01-06-16) »
Hey Omae

Thanks for the feedback, and you've nailed my major problem - because I'm not local to many of these cities (I'm British), it's difficult for me to pick up on some of the local nuances such as Trudeau being unpopular, etc.  All of these have used existing source material where available, and I am a little loathe to deviate too far from the mainstream sources where information is canon - however, I will nip back and review Montreal based on your comments.

As for newspapers, fair comment - perhaps an electronic/AR newsfeed is more appropriate.

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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #25 on: (09:33:34/01-07-16) »
Hi all,

Based on Omae's kind comments, I've made some minor tweaks to Montreal and re-uploaded the file to the dropbox.

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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #26 on: (01:24:26/05-27-17) »
Hi, if I may make a request?

I would like to see more CAS cities, specifically Texas but really any CAS sprawls would be good.

Take however long you need, I have all the other ones to use in the meantime.

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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #27 on: (09:24:22/07-15-17) »
Apologies all,

I've been caught up with some serious work and real life family-related issues that have held me up for some time; I'm still wading (very slowly) through Merseysprawl (Manchester/Liverpool in the UK) and Europort (Rotterdam in the United Netherlands), but I have significantly less spare time at the moment.

AvatarBF - I've been tempted to do Houston, along with Atlanta, but I'm open to suggestions? If you are from that neck of the woods in real-life, I would appreciate a proof-read in the fullness of time......?

Thank you all for your patience!

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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #28 on: (20:29:01/07-15-17) »
Out of pure curiosity, would you ever be interested in working on Halifax? Reason I ask is I've been working on my own rough notes for some time, since my 5E game is set there (and it's where I live). It has a lot of history, and is a major seaport with extensive shipyards, military presence, and Lockheed Martin has a facility here (which I believe becomes an ARES subsidiary, so say hello to ARES and Knight Errant).
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Re: [Resource] Homebrewed Cities & Locations for Shadowrun
« Reply #29 on: (11:03:40/07-16-17) »
Hi Magnaric,

I'm always open to suggestions - I'd happily add Halifax to my to-do list of cities, especially if you have notes and are local (I can bounce drafts over to you to make sure I have the right "feel").  The only down-side is that it might take me a while as I wrestle with real life!!!!  ::)

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