The Dark Future Part 2 – Recap of R. Talsorian Games’ “Cyberpunk” Timeline

Cyberpunk Red Core Rulebook by R. Talsorian Games. Available on Amazon (Associate Link) If you enjoy this essay, please consider supporting me through the Buymeacoffee button to the right. Becoming a member grants early access to essays and reviews like this article, as well as exclusives only available to Members. When everything collapses, what is … Continue reading The Dark Future Part 2 – Recap of R. Talsorian Games’ “Cyberpunk” Timeline

The Dark Future – Alternative History of R. Talsorian Games’ Cyberpunk Game

Core Rulebook for R. Talsorian Games' Cyberpunk Red. I’m a fan of alternate history stories. The main reason I like them is that they are a classic case of Socratic questioning: Suppose _____ is true, what happens next? Role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons, Warhammer Fantasy, and others that are more based in medieval European-style … Continue reading The Dark Future – Alternative History of R. Talsorian Games’ Cyberpunk Game

Building a Cyberpunk Campaign

Cyberpunk Red Core Rulebook. Available on Amazon Continuing on from my previous essays about character building, the next step is building the campaign (the story your players are going to experience and influence). There are no hard and fast rules for running a tabletop roleplaying game, particularly one like Cyberpunk Red. But there are some … Continue reading Building a Cyberpunk Campaign

So You Want to Build a Cyberpunk Part 2

Cyberpunk Red Core Rulebook. Available on Amazon Picking up where the last essay ended, we’ve moved past the initial portion of the Lifepath setup, the character generation options available within R. Talsorian Games’ Cyberpunk Red. This essay covers the next portion, which fills in the family and upbringing your character experienced before becoming an Edgerunner. … Continue reading So You Want to Build a Cyberpunk Part 2

So You Want to Build a Cyberpunk? Part One

Cyberpunk Red core rulebook, by R. Talsorian Games. Available on Amazon If you’ve read any of my previous articles on the subject of R. Talsorian Games’ Cyberpunk Red, you could gather that I’ve been delving deeply into the game system since it was released in late 2020. The previous articles I’ve written have covered each … Continue reading So You Want to Build a Cyberpunk? Part One

Out from the Badlands – Nomads in Cyberpunk Red

Cyberpunk Red Core Rulebook. Available on Amazon When people think of dystopian futures, one of the most prevalent ideas comes from the Mad Max films. Devastated towns, open roads, armored vehicles, leather outfits that wouldn’t be amiss at a BDSM convention, and guns. Lots of guns. In the Dark Future of Cyberpunk Red, the Nomad … Continue reading Out from the Badlands – Nomads in Cyberpunk Red

Everything’s Got a Price – Fixers in Cyberpunk Red

Cyberpunk Red Core Rulebook. Available on Amazon When you look at a setting like Night City in Cyberpunk Red, the first big question is this: How does anything get done in this kind of urban hellscape? From the corporations screwing over everyone, Solos and Netrunners looking to make a quick buck, and the Lawmen working … Continue reading Everything’s Got a Price – Fixers in Cyberpunk Red

Here Come the Fuzz – Lawmen in “Cyberpunk Red”

R. Talsorian Games "Cyberpunk Red". Available on Amazon When the streets of the Dark Future are overrun with shell casings and bodies, the police are just as often there to protect the community as they are to exploit the community. The Lawman Role in Cyberpunk Red presents an interesting conundrum similar to the Exec Role: … Continue reading Here Come the Fuzz – Lawmen in “Cyberpunk Red”

Selling Your Soul – Execs in “Cyberpunk Red”

Cyberpunk Red Core Rulebook, available on Amazon When the corporations rule the world, why settle for being a street rat when you have the chance to become the elite? Then again, a good degree isn’t all that will get you to the top. You’ll have to borrow, steal, even kill to get that cushy corner … Continue reading Selling Your Soul – Execs in “Cyberpunk Red”

The Digital Fifth Estate – Medias in Cyberpunk Red

Cyberpunk Red Core Rulebook. Available on Amazon If you enjoy this post, consider signing up for my Patreon page, to get early access to blog posts like this and more. Finding the truth is one thing. Getting the truth out there for the masses without getting flatlined is another. And getting people to pay attention … Continue reading The Digital Fifth Estate – Medias in Cyberpunk Red