Category Archives: Science Fiction

Let’s Play Shadowrun Returns: Dragonfall 12 (How Dark Was My Ambush)

In part twelve we get ambushed in the U-Bahn (German Subway), get some ominous details from an encrypted datapad, spend some quality time with the team, watch another DVD (yep, really... that's what you do in the future) and get ready to head out for our next meeting which should hopefully lead to another fun, ...

Let’s Play Shadowrun Returns: Dragonfall 11 (That’s How I Troll)

In part eleven we make a shadowrun to steal a prototype from a big corporation (is there any other kind in the Shadowrun universe) and the team gets a nasty surprise when they finally discover what the prototype actually is. On the plus side, there's plenty of combat afterwards and having that prototype around sure ...

Let’s Play Shadowrun Returns: Dragonfall 9 – Kreuzbasar Upkeep

In part nine we return to our Kreuzbasar neighborhood for more storyline updates and character maintenance, as well as spending karma and lining up a couple of more runs for the team. Note: This part is almost entirely upkeep / story / maintenance. That doesn't mean it's not interesting, but there's ...

Shadowrun Online Early Access Missions: Let’s Play and Thoughts

Not to be confused with Shadowrun Returns, it's online cousin Shadowrun Online dropped (in its Early Access version, that is) to excited chummers everywhere last Tuesday, April 1st. As of now there are four single player missions and a multiplayer PvP "Arena." This video and post focuses on the single player missions. I do plan ...

Let’s Play Shadowrun Returns: Dragonfall 8 – Oh, The Humanis Of It All

In part eight we invade the Humanis compound. Will we save Alexander? Will we find anything interesting while poking around? Will the sounds of combat be unleashed like a great big unleashing thing? Are these guys really meta hating jerks or just misunderstood? Find out! Thanks for watching! Shane Shadowrun Returns is a ...

Let’s Play Shadowrun Returns: Dragonfall 7 – Smugglers Ruse

In part seven we infiltrate a group of smugglers as part of a larger shadowrun to gather intel on a group that hates metahumans. And have some combat, glorious combat. Thanks for watching! Shane Shadowrun Returns is a CRPG based on the tabletop Shadowrun RPG first introduced in 1989. Shadowrun Returns was funded ...

Let’s Play Shadowrun Returns: Dragonfall 6 – Alice SOX It To Us

In part six we play TRON -- I mean talk to Alice the information broker and rack up a huge bill with her, discuss the SOX, and line up our next Shadowrun. Note: This part is completely combat free and is all about moving the story forward. Just letting you know in case you like a ...

Let’s Play Shadowrun Returns: Dragonfall 5 – Movie Night

In part five we (I ain't lying here) track down a DVD player for the Shadowrun version of family movie night, spend some karma points, visit the cyberdoc, hook up with what is may be the Flux State Mafia, and get a ton more story details regarding both the main mission and the team members. ...

Let’s Play Shadowrun Returns: Dragonfall 4 – The Boiler House

In part four we storm a gangster-run hotel (Das Kesselhaus, "The Boiler House") looking for the enigmatic Green Winters, meet and recruit Blitz the decker, and get a few more combats under the team's belt along the way. I have to admit I was itching for some turn-based Shadowrun Returns combat goodness after the previous ...