Episode 045: Data Trails

This is Critical Glitch, a Shadowrun Podcast Episode 045

Your host, The Most Dangerous Man in Gaming – Tim Patrick

Co-Host: Bob “Dr. Meatgrinder” Loper

In this episode we take a deeper look into Data Trails the “Core Matrix Hanbook”

Both Bob and myself found the book to be light on rules, and some of the rules that where included should have been moved to a dedicated e-pub to make room for more core concepts.  For a Matrix Core Handbook there was little to nothing for Technomancers absolutely nothing on their sprites.

We both found the book to be better then Run & Gun and Street Grimoire but not as polished as Run Faster. The lack of an index and intuitive chapter names still plagues the line for these reasons we both placed the book at around a C+ grade. Definitely worth getting in PDF, and you won’t feel like you wasted your money if you buy the hardback.

God Speaks – Intro fiction by CZ Wright of the Arcology podcast

The World in your Pocket – some setting info and examples of Grids

True Hackers, Lusers & Dirtballs – Hacker Groups & Technomancer Tribes

On the Bleeding edge – Positive & Negative Qualities

Born to Hack – Lifepaths

Killer Apps & Razor forms – Programs, Complex Forms, Echoes

The Guts of the Matrix – Upgrades for Commlinks & Cyberdecks

The All-Seeing Eye of God – Corp hosts, IC, sample Spiders, and Demi God

Corporate Sponsorship – Fiction by Jason Andrew

The Perfect Host – Host info & examples, Host cyber combat example p. 87 (Flawed), more Spiders

Deeper and Deeper – Foundation (You got your WoD in our SR)

Body Hunt – fiction by Scott Scheltz

Principles of Insanity – AI, Resonance Realms, Dissonants

Mastering the Matrix – GM overview of the Matrix, Matrix examples, Matrix Actions

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Episode 044: The Art of Shadowrun with Echo Chernik

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This is Critical Glitch, a Shadowrun Podcast Episode 044

Your host, The Most Dangerous Man in Gaming – Tim Patrick

Co-Host: Bob “Dr. Meatgrinder” Loper

Co-Host, Mike “Cadre Elite” Messmer

Special Guest: The Ever so Talented Echo Chernik

 

In this episode Echo shares with us where she got started in gaming and how she got into doing art of gaming. She has done the cover of Run FasterAttitude, War, The 6th World Almanac, Storm Front, Hazard Pay to name a few and countless other interior works. She shares with us some of her inspiration as well as her preferred medium to work with. We also get a firsthand account of her current Shadowrun project the Tarot deck.

You can find more of Echo’s work at her web page http://www.echo-x.com/ or from her facebook https://www.facebook.com/echoxartist

 

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