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6th Edition in 2019?

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« Reply #60 on: (14:18:00/11-08-18) »
Too early to tell.

I'd say that even discussing 6E in concrete ways, as opposed to whether or not one will hypothetically (soon) exist, is certainly too early.  Has CGL confirmed a 6E is even in the works?

If you subscribe to the idea that the matrix change will come with the edition then CGL must certainly work on 6E. After all we not only have hints about the new matrix, the metaplot which will likely result in the new matrix being adopted has already started. Also we also have a general idea about the new matrix (still wireless, but with old style location based hosts). So CGL must at least have a vision about how they want 6E to look like, but more likely they already have a timeline of when they will be finished with 6E so that they can push the metaplot along accordingly.

That makes me think, the new hosts in Kill Code do kinda fit with how the next matrix will supposedly look like compared to the current one. So that would suggest that those books are indeed at least in part a test for 6E concepts.


Riggers could use a little love.... as in making it a bit easier to figure out "what skills you need" and keeping them in the flow of the game, because the rigger hiding the car doesn't inspire loyalty :D


We don't have a second Rigger advance book, right? Do you know if anything like that is in the pipeline?

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« Reply #61 on: (15:24:23/11-08-18) »
Contrary to what some think, I have zero pull or influence with CGL.  I am just a life long fan of the game :D

My knowledge of what is coming up, what is out, and their future plans are all pulled from the same sources as you. (Social media, webpage, these forums, what i can bribe out of someone.)

Normally however, the running gag of shadowrun has always been (until this edition) that when the Rigger book comes, so does the next edition!

This is because if you look at the release history of books for shadowrun, usually an edition change happened with in 3 to 6 months of the Rigger book....

So IF they announce an "Extended  Rigger" book... I money is that an edition change is far behind :D

(I'll play the odds :D)   
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« Reply #62 on: (15:41:50/11-08-18) »
This is because if you look at the release history of books for shadowrun, usually an edition change happened with in 3 to 6 months of the Rigger book....

So IF they announce an "Extended  Rigger" book... I money is that an edition change is far behind :D

(I'll play the odds :D)
Oh.... So 14 months then.
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« Reply #63 on: (16:34:43/11-08-18) »
that would be 2020 :P
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« Reply #65 on: (20:16:48/11-08-18) »
I cannot wait till the plot progresses to 2100

You expecting something special then?
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« Reply #66 on: (21:07:30/11-08-18) »
I donít know anything nor have a heard anything but the turn of a century must have some significance somewhere, akin to when the comet came around.

But again 20 years is a lot of time so anything could happen between now (2080) and then

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« Reply #67 on: (01:52:47/11-09-18) »
I donít know anything nor have a heard anything but the turn of a century must have some significance somewhere, akin to when the comet came around.


Darn. I was hoping you knew something and were teasing :D
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« Reply #68 on: (03:20:54/11-09-18) »
If I knew anything I would be bound by the NDA I signed when I joined the errata team I fear :/

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« Reply #69 on: (19:28:42/11-13-18) »
In the Thread about upcoming releases it was mentioned that the working title of a upcoming book is "Chicago Chaos".
That implies that the Ares storyline is next which means we still have a few years to wait for the Null and 6E.