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[SR5] Lockdown

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Herr Brackhaus

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« on: (22:29:43/10-07-14) »
Looks like we know what the next sourcebook is going to be, if the usual "cover art = imminent release" trend holds true.
http://catalystgamelabs.tumblr.com/post/99446844861/shadowrun-lockdown-cover-illustration

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« Reply #1 on: (22:32:30/10-07-14) »
Lockdown has been in the works for quite a while now. :) That it's now in this phase may mean SRO is coming along nicely.
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« Reply #2 on: (22:41:38/10-07-14) »
Cover art:



Anyone know who the artist is?

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« Reply #3 on: (22:48:22/10-07-14) »
Michael Chandra
If my google-fu is strong, it's a Boston sourcebook, yes?

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No idea. Looks good, though. Troll with a bazooka gets me every time.

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« Reply #4 on: (23:14:07/10-07-14) »
If my google-fu is strong, it's a Boston sourcebook, yes?


The link's text mentions it's setting up Boston as a location.
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« Reply #5 on: (23:22:03/10-07-14) »
I love it when they visually show AR stuff. It looks so cool.
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« Reply #6 on: (23:42:31/10-07-14) »
Love the cover. And yes, it's set in Boston. And yes, it's the book that the SRO backers covered as a stretch goal.
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« Reply #7 on: (00:43:56/10-08-14) »
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« Reply #8 on: (02:13:03/10-08-14) »
I'm glad you all get to see it. It looks even better full-sized. There's some incredible art in this.


Oh, and the text is looking pretty good, too.
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« Reply #9 on: (08:02:17/10-08-14) »
Michael Chandra
If my google-fu is strong, it's a Boston sourcebook, yes?
Correct. It's about the NEMA Quarantine Zone, which is basically all of (I think) Boston locked down due to Sybil rearing its ugly head, a crazy dragon attacking NeoNet and something that I myself suspect is Blue-227 causing people to go berserk.

There are a few stories from the book that were already posted at Shadowrun Universe, whose writer (Scott Schletz) has Sybil. I kid you not.

http://www.shadowrun.com/shadowrun-online/stories/
http://www.shadowrun.com/2070/2013/01/11/farewell-to-scott-schletz-aka-wolf/

There's also https://twitter.com/Jackpoint2075 which contains a lot of tweets about the Boston lockdown and how it pretty much is going crazy.



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« Reply #10 on: (13:57:50/10-08-14) »
I think it's going to be interesting. I don't think anyone but Scott should be doing CFD stories; he just nails it every time, for my money. I mean, really, go pick up Stolen Souls and read "Freedom Isn't Free" again. Because if that's not creepy as hell to you, there might be something wrong. Probably with you (though possibly me).
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« Reply #11 on: (19:59:45/10-08-14) »
Like one of the JackPoint tweets mentioned, the UCAS is now 3 for 3 in losing major cities: Manhattan, Chicago, Boston. St. Louis is a divided city. They nearly lost DeeCee a couple times, Detroit almost had a dome put over the whole city to isolate it from the world, Seattle independence policlubbers occasionally stir up trouble, and then there's the UCAS Sector of Denver ...

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« Reply #12 on: (21:32:45/10-08-14) »
i love the design of the combat axes that troll is using on the far right of the picture. Very neobarbarian ;)
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« Reply #13 on: (22:42:07/10-08-14) »
I can't wait to read it! More chaos to descent my players into ^^
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« Reply #14 on: (09:14:09/10-09-14) »
I wonder if this book will influence where Season 6 of Missions is set...