The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Legacy of Dragonholt
Alas Vegas
Thieves' World
Carcosa
Planet Mercenary
Kids on Bikes
Scarlet Heroes
Hoard of the Dragon Queen
The End of the World: Revolt of the Machines
Players Handbook (AD&D 1e)
Star Wars: Invasion of Theed Adventure Game
Dungeons & Dragons Set 1: Basic Rules
Heart of Ice
T1: Traitor
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Beginner Game
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
Dungeons: A Solo Adventure Game
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Curse of Strahd
The Cthulhu Hack
Starfinder Core Rulebook
Genesys Core Rulebook
The Tartarus Gambit
Fantasy Wargaming
Deities & Demigods
T1-4: The Temple of Elemental Evil
Mythic Game Master Emulator
Babylon 5 Roleplaying Game and Factbook
Stars Without Number: Core Edition
Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game
Star Trader
Dangerous Covenants
Forgive Us
Mutant: Year Zero Core Book
Alone Against the Flames
The Black Hack
Maze of the Blue Medusa
Star Trek Adventures Core Book
Albino Peacock
Adventurer's Companion
Tales from the Loop
The Curse of the Statuettes
Star Frontiers
SFAC1: Star Frontiers Character Record Sheets
The Enemy Within Campaign Volume 2: Death on the Reik
Call of Cthulhu (6th Edition)
Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game
Grey Ranks
Player's Handbook (D&D 3.5e)
Dungeon Master's Guide (D&D 3.5e)
Information
RPG
Genre
Setting
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
2013
Primary Name
The Shadowrun Complete City Kit and New York City Guide
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 166900
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF Version
Publisher: (Web published)
Year: 2013
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
22 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From the Introduction:

Holy shit I clearly have too much time on my hands...

Basically I decided to run a Shadowrun game for my players and thought it would be fun and cool to set the game in New York City (as I live just over the bridge from it). To get myself pumped (and hopefully not have to do that much heavily lifting) I read through the Neo-Anarchist's Guide to North America by FASA and The Rotten Apple: Manhattan by Catalyst Game Labs and was floored by how boring these books are and how they provide nothing useful at the gaming table, which is essential to me.

Largely I've found that most RPG setting books follow the same philosophy as the two books mentioned above and that is boring to me. I don't want large blocks of text that describe people that I and my players don't care about or will interact with. I want useful stuff.

To put it simply: Vornheim by Zak S. has spoiled me. I view it as the way that setting books should be done.

I took my Firefly: Hurtlin' Through the 'Verse hack I did of Vornheim and cannibalized it for my Shadowrun Complete City Kit and New York City Guide. While there are a few things that have been re-edited/changed, there is also quite a bit of new ideas and stuff for this book. As always the goal was to create this for myself as an easy to use tool for my gaming group, but with the goal of releasing it to the RPG community for their enjoyment. While is a NYC guide and has maps and mentions several of the neighborhoods, it can be used for any Shadowrun sprawl.

I kept this book system-agnostic because I do not any of the Shadowrun rule systems. I use Savage Worlds™. I didn't want to force that decision on others, so kept it easy to use to generate ideas for any persons system of preference.

This can also be used with any other cyberpunk book. Just get rid of the magic and metahumans and you're good to go.

Anyways– Grab some friends, grab some dice, and keep rolling!

More Information Edit | History
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1
No Articles Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 54
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 0
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.