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Shadowrun guns in real life?

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Warden Drake

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« on: <06-05-20/2159:42> »
Has anyone ever tried to compare the gun designs in Shadowrun to guns IRL?  For Instance:

Ares Alpha: Resembles an L86A2/TAR-21 with a grenade launcher attachment. 

Model 2054: Resembles an M1014

Savalette Guardian: FNP-45

Cavalier Arms Gladius: M3 Grease Gun

Cavalier Arms Crocket EBR: M14 EBR

What do you guys think?  Can you find guns IRL that look like the guns in-game? 

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« Reply #1 on: <06-05-20/2302:41> »
Well, an obvious one is the p90 and Praetor...
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« Reply #2 on: <06-06-20/0015:45> »
One of the recent editions established that all SR Firearms were Electrically ignited caseless ammo.
Which certainly limits your field.
To something like
Voere VEC-91
H&K G11
FDM L5
There is probably more but that's the only ones i know.
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« Reply #3 on: <06-06-20/1353:47> »
Don't mean to sound rude, but when you post guns, could you say which specific IRL guns resemble the in-game guns?  Like the Savalette resembles an FNP-45. 

Edit: What I mean is that; can you find guns that actually physically resemble the in-game guns?  Ammunition type doesn't matter, really; just design. 
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« Reply #4 on: <06-09-20/0101:11> »
Your original post calls out gun design not gun appearance.

To me fire mechanism and ammo are more interesting aspects of design then what the exterior looks like.

I guess pretty guns are more popular? But I don't really think that's true, I don't think i'd call any AK variant pretty, but it's certainly very popular, and it's even in SR. 
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« Reply #5 on: <06-15-20/1107:35> »
I'm leaving out the obvious examples like the MP-5 TX, Ingram Smartgun, etc.

The original Ares Predator is modelled after the gun Robocop uses, which in turn is a modified Beretta 93R.
The Assault Cannon class is inspired by the Cobra Assault Cannon, also from Robocop, a modified M82 Barrett.
The Vanquisher and Vindicator cannons are inspired by the GAU-8 Avenger of the A-10 Thunderbolt II.
The Walther Palm Pistol looks like the "Bladerunner Blaster".
The TMP Submachine Gun looks like a Tec-9.
The LAV-98 "Devil Rat" APC is a M113.
The LAV-103 "Striker" Light Tank is a M2/M3 Bradley IFV/CVF.

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« Reply #6 on: <06-15-20/1113:13> »
The Steyr AUG is a futuristic looking rifle from the 1980s that was almost directly ported into the Street Samurai Catalog set in 2050:

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« Reply #7 on: <06-16-20/2234:14> »
Does anyone know what the Predator V looks like?  It kinda looks like a cross between the Beretta and a Desert Eagle. 

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« Reply #8 on: <06-16-20/2346:02> »
Does anyone know what the Predator V looks like?  It kinda looks like a cross between the Beretta and a Desert Eagle.
It's supposed to be the Auto-9 (a heavily modified Beretta 93R) from RoboCop after a few generations of firearms technology and culture changed.  So, the 5th Iteration of the Auto-9, after marketing got involved in how it should look.
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