Author Topic: 99 Bottles now out! Fiction and an adventure with Bangkok Yaks!  (Read 2376 times)

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So: Bangkok. We all know that it's an Oriental city, and that the city don't know what the city is getting. But do we know what's happening in Bangkok in the Sixth World? It's time to find out more, as 99 Bottles (now on sale at Battlecorps and DrivethruRPG) takes you there and sees if you can hang on. Check out the full summary and learn that this is indeed a show with everything but Yul Brynner:

BODIES ARE STACKING
Mob wars are ugly things, but not all ugliness is created equal. Things are going bad in Bangkok, and one Yakuza leader named Shinoda Yoshinori has been receiving a series of unsettling messages: bodies of other members of his gumi, packaged and delivered in a decidedly unique fashion. If Yoshinori wants to preserve his gumi—and save his life—he’s going to have to take action. Due to the depleted manpower in his gumi, he’s ready to turn to shadowrunners for help.

99 Bottles introduces Shadowrun’s new Enhanced Fiction line, in which short stories are accompanied by information and statistics that allows you to incorporate elements of the story into your game. In this book, the story kicks off a short adventure that is presented with all the information gamemasters and players need, from plot points to NPC stats to details of specific locations in the seething, energetic city of Bangkok. Let the new fiction set the stage for a plunge into one of the Sixth World’s seamiest spots!

99 Bottles is for use with Shadowrun, Twentieth Anniversary Edition.

Jason H.

Jason M. Hardy
Shadowrun Line Developer

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Si vis pacem, para bellum

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I'll stick to the original, thanks. THAT one I can sing along with.

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Yeah, but the Official Vinylshakerz video's pretty good.

Either that, or I'm just a dirty old man.

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Or both.

Of course, this video completely ignores the fact that the song is about a guy going, "Hey, I'm just here for the Chess!"

"I get my kicks above the hips, sunshine."

EDIT:  But, getting away from One Night In Bangkok, let's get onto how the story/adventure is!
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Only had a chance to read the opening last night before going to sleep. However, that is a pretty damn good opening.

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Last time i bumped into something like this was when SJGames published a short comic series related to their Car Wars game.

Also the vinylshakerz video reminds me of a Norwegian newspaper comic strip.
a guy walks into a porno-shop and asks the manager "how's business?"
"the competition is killing me"
"oh, the internet?"
"no, mtv rap videos"
Want to see my flash new jacket?