Here Come the Fuzz – Lawmen in “Cyberpunk Red”

I've been posting review essays on R. Talsorian Games' "Cyberpunk Red" tabletop role-playing game. This is the latest essay in the series. If you're interested in checking out Cyberpunk Red, the book is available here (Amazon Affiliate link)When the streets of the Dark Future are overrun with shell casings and bodies, the police are just … 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 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 and believe it is something else entirely. The Media Role in Cyberpunk Red puts a player in the middle of the action as … Continue reading The Digital Fifth Estate – Medias in Cyberpunk Red

The Doc Will Patch You Up – Medtechs in Cyberpunk Red

Cyberpunk Red Core Rulebook, available on Amazon Every game system I’ve encountered over the years has some kind of healer class and Cyberpunk Red is no exception. However, the Medtech Role takes things further, not only preserving the lives of their party members but can also serve as surgeons and ripperdocs (doctors that specialize in … Continue reading The Doc Will Patch You Up – Medtechs in Cyberpunk Red

The Machines Speak to Me – Techs in Cyberpunk Red

Cyberpunk Red Core Rulebook, Available on Amazon It wouldn’t be a science-fiction setting without someone who works with the machines that make every day life possible or even bearable. This is where the Tech Role from Cyberpunk Red comes into play. Mechanics and inventors, Techs can serve as excellent background NPCs (non-player characters) that a … Continue reading The Machines Speak to Me – Techs in Cyberpunk Red

The Cyberspace Samurai – Netrunners in Cyberpunk Red

Cyberpunk Red game book, available on Amazon Of all the Roles available in R. Talsorian Games Cyberpunk Red, the Netrunner is perhaps the most unique archetype. Pulling from sources as disparate as Neuromancer by William Gibson to The Matrix by the Wachowskis, Netrunners are the hackers of the Dark Future, the only ones who can … Continue reading The Cyberspace Samurai – Netrunners in Cyberpunk Red

Wetwork in the Dark Future – Solos in “Cyberpunk Red”

Cyberpunk Red Core Rulebook, available on Amazon In any gaming group, there needs to be at least one, maybe even two, characters that are there to get their hands dirty. The character that thinks Violence is the question and Yes is the answer. In the dark future laid out in Cyberpunk Red, the Solo fits … Continue reading Wetwork in the Dark Future – Solos in “Cyberpunk Red”

Damn the Man! Save the Empire! – Rockerboys in Cyberpunk Red

If you enjoy this post, consider signing up for my Patreon page, to get early access to blog posts like this and more. If there is any Role within the Cyberpunk Red game system that epitomizes the “punk” ethos that the genre was born out of, it’s the Rockerboy. One-part artist, two-parts kerosene, and three-parts … Continue reading Damn the Man! Save the Empire! – Rockerboys in Cyberpunk Red

What Role Are You Playing? – Cyberpunk Red

The first thing anyone who plays a role-playing game has to ask themselves is this: What Role are you going to play? Not necessarily the Class or Job or whatever term is used to denote the character class, but how you plan to function within the game that is being run. The joy of role-playing … Continue reading What Role Are You Playing? – Cyberpunk Red

Time of the Red – First Impressions of R. Talsorian Games “Cyberpunk Red”

It’s the dark future and everything’s gone to hell. That’s the most apt description for Cyberpunk Red, the latest edition of the Cyberpunk tabletop RPG created by Mike Pondsmith through his company R. Talsorian Games. I have to admit that I was only vaguely aware of the game line before the announcement of the Cyberpunk … Continue reading Time of the Red – First Impressions of R. Talsorian Games “Cyberpunk Red”