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  • February 4 USA: In Detroit, Michigan, Ares Macrotechnology CEO Nicholas Aurelius retires.[1]
  • February 22 USA: In Big Sur Coast, California, pesticides and chemical fertilizers used by agrobusinesses in the northern region pollute the area so badly it is no longer able to sustain life. Instead of offering to clean up the area, the agrobusinesses abandon it.[1]
  • March 11 PORTUGAL: A small IT corporation called Aegis Cognito makes a name for itself recovering and reconstructing data lost in the Crash. Aegis will eventually become one of the largest private intelligence contractors in the world.[1]
  • April 8 USA: In Chicago, Illinois, simsense gets an added boost in design and concept when Dan Truman of Truman Technologies founds a colony of writers, painters and other artistic experts to work on the chips. The area grows as other corporations follow Truman’s model to branch into simsense technology.[1]
  • April 30 USA: In the Seattle Metroplex, Campana & Carrindum Technical Industries accuses Aztechnology of engineering the Crash Virus and launches a series of assaults on Aztechnology facilities. Aztechnology defends itself and completely wipes out C&C. To prevent any such “misunderstandings” in the future, Seattle’s most powerful corporations form the United Corporate Council (UCC)[1]
  • May 16 FRANCE: Brittany, still plagued by the Mist, is designated an autonomous region. Under the charismatic leadership of High Druid Gwendal Le Pellec, the High Council of Brittany is established to rule the region.[1]
  • June 1 ASAMANDO: Thousands of ghouls gather in Northern Ghana along the Black Volta River. Under the leadership of Thema Laula the ghouls found their own nation, naming it Asamando after the Asante land of the dead.[1]
  • October 15 UCAS: President MacAlister and Canadian Prime Minister Harold Frazier sign a treaty, the Act of Union, to merge the remaining states of America with what is left of Canada to form the United Canadian and American States. This includes Canada’s major industrial center and even more importantly, her remaining natural resources.[1]
  • November 29 CARIBBEAN LEAGUE: A study of the infamous Bermuda Triangle by the University of Chicago Magical Studies Department finds no magical anomalies strong enough to affect large physical objects such as planes or ships. The only hint of magical activity is a low background count that gives astral space in the area a “fuzzy” appearance.[1]
  • Winter SALISH-SHIDHE COUNCIL: Aithne Oakforest, Sean Laverty, and Lugh Surehand start a swift rise to power in the southern region. Around the same time, the a soft spoken author known only as Ehran the Scribe appears in Portland.[1][2]
  • Awakened forces in Russia seize Siberia.
  • Brian O'Malley is shot and killed in his home by Yakuza assassins. A retaliatory hit the next day kills the Yakuza oyabun responsible, along with his lieutenants. Losses on both sides of the Mafia/Yakuza conflict result in a truce. Patrick Finnigan becomes don of his family and the capo of Seattle. [3]
  • Yakut proclaims independence from Russia.
  • The city of Sydney declares its independence from Australia.
  • The elven duchy of Pomorya is established in Germany.
  • The Defense Government in France officially charges the Druidic Revival of Britanny movement to monitor the Mist.
  • Nicholas Aurelius retires as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Ares Industries. He is replaced by his son Leonard.
  • Francis Daniels is killed during riots in Washington DC
  • The Super Bowl is canceled.
  • Concrete Dreams plays its first show at Club Penumbra in Seattle, UCAS
  • Germany's first commercial fusion power plant goes online in Garching near Munich.
  • India launches a tactical nuclear weapon against Kashmir, because of Pakistani support of insurgents. Pakistan responds with four of its own tactical nuclear weapons.Two explode on the launchpad.The other two successfully detonate in Kashmir. The UN and Corporate Court prevent the situation from escalating. A Corporate Court covert op task force removes the rest of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 o34954845Sixth World Almanac p. 48
  2. o21639523Tir Tairngire p. 27
  3. Mob War! p. 15
  4. o70096438Shadows of Asia p. 53, 65, 66, 67