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2060Edit

References

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 o34954845Sixth World Almanac pg. 83
  2. Renraku Arcology: Shutdown pg. 26
  3. Ibid. pg. 49
  4. Ibid. pg. 51
  5. Ibid. pgs. 27-31
  6. Psychotrope
  7. o42265136Loose Alliances pg. 128, Crossroads


2061Edit

  • January 1: The United Nations declares 2061 the "Year of the Comet." Corporations rush to design and launch probes (and sabotage each others' progress) to reach and study Halley's Comet.[1]
  • January 2: Voice of Ogoun Justin Rochefort is assassinated en route to Washington to collect his reward from Dunkelzahn's Will. Marcus Cross is appointed interim Voice.
  • February: A car bomb explodes outside the Aztechnology building in Calgary, trapping over two thousand people in the rubble. Civil Chief Bobby Bear and War Chief Carl Hillborn are among the dead. Aztechnology blames "elven eco-terrorists" and new War Chief Adam Doxtator orders a crackdown on eco-activists.
  • March 19: A power outage strikes Seattle. It takes forty-eight hours before service is initially restored and brownouts plague the metroplex for weeks afterward.
  • March 21: The Corporate Court founds the Grid Overwatch Division as a cross-jurisdictional Matrix law enforcement division.[1]
  • April 5 CFS: General Salto begins crackdown on teaching of Or'zet within the Protectorate.[1]
  • May 7: Tibetan monks transport Inazo Aneki to the Hong Kong Free Enterprise Zone to transfer him back to Renraku Computer Systems custody. Shadowrunners working for Overwatch abduct Aneki and eventually bring him into the Renraku Arcology to confront and shut down Deus.
  • May 11: Deus forms the Network by downloading its code into the minds of around a thousand metahumans. Unknown to Deus, the AI Maegara was transferred to the Network as well. [2] [1]
  • May 13: Renraku Computer Systems announces that they have resolved the Renraku Arcology crisis, although hostile drones still control most of the arcology. Sherman Huang, Cham La Won, and Vanessa Cliber are credited with leading the resolution.[1]
  • May 29: Damien Knight apologizes for Ares Macrotechnology's "accidental" destruction of Saeder-Krupp's Duccio probe.
  • June: Renraku Computer Systems announces the death of its CEO, Inazo Aneki.
  • June 11: Shibata Construction and Engineering's Kepler probe is severely damaged before launch at Aztechnology's Spindle space station.
  • June 18: The Cataclyst terrorist cell highjacks the semiballistic craft carrying the Shiawase Corporation's Brahe probe, which explodes during its ascent, destroying the probe and killing all on board.
  • June 20: At dawn, Stonehenge restores itself to its original condition. The ley line beneath draws strength from the power site.[1]
  • July 12: A meteor strikes Ares Macrotechnology's Gigas probe, severely damaging it and knocking it off course.
  • July 21: King Berthold I of the Black Forest Troll Kingdom disappears. Chancellor Hugo von Hasslach is appointed regent.[1]
  • July 28: Halley's Comet reaches perihelion.
  • August: Megaera starts competing with Deus for control of the Network by influencing some of its nodes.[2][1]
  • August 11: Novatech's Whipple probe performs an erroneous attitude burn, taking it off course.
  • August 14: New Orleans police still have no suspects in a brutal multiple homicide of eleven adults and two children.
  • August 15: The Aleph Society declares that it can restore the magical abilities of burned-out Awakened.[1]
  • ca. August 20: Over twenty citizens of Vladivostok, believed to be members of the outlawed Bridging the Void cult, go missing.
  • August 30: Yamatetsu loses contact with its Gagarin probe moments before it makes contact with Halley's Comet.
  • September 1: Portland authorities discover six freshly severed metahuman tongues drilled into signposts around a small city park. Police cordon off the area.
  • September 4: Badr al Din Ibn Eisa, leader of the Islamic Unity Movement, is assassinated in front of the Ka'bah in Mecca.[1]
  • September 5: At 0400, Dunkelzahn's Rift begins to pulse. Halley's Comet becomes visible to the naked eye. The Church of the Undying Light establishes an outreach center in the Puyallup Barrens. A one-kilometer area of astral space around Wuxing's Skytower on Aberdeen Island, Hong Kong Free Enterprise Zone, becomes visible to normal senses.[1]
  • September 6: The first case of SURGE is reported in the media. Sixth World Almanac says September 5[1]
  • September 9: Five days after his death, Badr al Din Ibn Eisa walks out of his mausoleum and makes a brief statement where he declares a New Islamic Jihad.
  • September 10: SURGE cases become widespread.
  • September 12 GLOBAL: Fueled by SURGE fears, riots and civil unrest surge around the world. Only a small number of cities and nations are untouched.[1]
  • September 12: Nationale Aktion releases an airborne strain of VITAS-1 into the Olympiapark Stadium in Munich, killing nearly ten thousand homeless metahumans and aid workers.[1]
  • September 13: At 0300, Governor Lindstrom of Seattle declares a state of emergency as violence erupts against changelings in the metroplex.
  • September 15: One of the Ork Rights Committee's leaders, pacifist Rohit Talwar, is killed defending a changeling from a human street gang. At 1500, Dunkelzahn's Rift begins to pulse again and three unknown spirits are observed escaping the rift.
  • September 23: Lone Star announces that they have evidence linking six mass murders around the world to the Bridging the Void cult.
  • September 23 INDIA:Hundreds of Indian saddhus bathing in the Ganges River are transformed.[1]
  • October 2: A Humanis Policlub demonstration near Dunkelzahn's Rift turns into a riot. Spirits summoned by the security force refuse to assist, instead hovering around the rift until the riot is pacified.
  • October 13: More of the unidentified spirits break out of Dunkelzahn's Rift, rushing through the gathered crowd and killing eleven civilians in the ensuing riot. The rift cordon is extended by fifty meters.
  • October 17: Novatech announces the start of construction on the Olympia lunar base.[1]
  • October 27: A series of earthquakes strikes along the Pacific Ring of Fire. At approximately 0537 GMT, the Unzen Volcano erupts, burying Shimabara under volcanic ash, mud, and lava. The Emperor and his family are among the thousands of casualties. The Imperial government declares a state of emergency and issues orders for Imperial Marines abroad to return home to assist in the recovery efforts.[1]
  • October 29 JAPAN: The Imperial Diet orders the withdrawal of Imperial Marines from San Fransicso post the eruption of the Ring of Fire.[1]
  • October 31/November 1: More spirit activity is observed around Dunkelzahn's Rift, coinciding with Halloween festivities. At 0022 November 1, a wujen mage delivers a warning to the Rift security force from his ancestor spirits: the "dead" are returning.
  • November: This month's issue of Neoscientist includes an article indicating that SURGE is not restricted to metahumanity. The Hudson Bay Incident: KSAF captures trideo of Aztechnology Corporate Security and the Algonkian-Manitou Council military attacking a drydocked houseboat on Hudson Bay. A dozen prominent Manitou leaders and five well-known anti-Aztechnology activists are among the dead.
  • November: Ronin re-establishes his independent identity in the Network and starts working to restore awareness and free thought to other nodes. [2]
  • November 4: Colonel Keiji Saito refuses to return to the Home Islands. He and two divisions of AWOL Japanese Imperial Marines occupy San Francisco and Saito declares himself Protectorate General.[1]
  • November 10: The Auvergne volcanoes in France erupt on the astral plane. Thirteen individuals die from damage to their astral forms as magma floods the astral space, but there is no effect on the material plane.[1]
  • November 22: Protectorate General Keiji Saito's occupation force has captured McClellan Air Force Base in Sacramento, Beale AFB in Marysville, and Travis AFB in Fairfield by this time.
  • November 27: A Dunkelzahn Institute of Magical Research team identifies a recently-discovered vein of metal in Azania as orichalcum. The news sparks an orichalcum rush among the megacorporations.[3][1]
  • December 2: An 8.5 earthquake rocks Los Angeles. Over ten thousand people die in the collapse of buildings and the ensuing fires and violence.[3][1]
  • December 8: The Pueblo Corporate Council enters Los Angeles in response to requests for aid.[3][1]
  • December 17: Spirits of unknown origin erupt from the central stupa at the Borobodur temple complex in Java. The Javanese military and Astral Space Preservation Society work together to catalog and recapture as many spirits as they can.[1]
  • December 24: A massive draconic astral form tears itself from Dunkelzahn's Rift, dragging countless spirits with it into the material world. It consumes the astral projection of an Army mage before flying west.[3][1]
    • The astral dragon that exited Dunkelzahn's Rift is seen in Denver, having regained its physical body. It destroys the Aztlan teocalli and damages the Aztechnology Building. It briefly engages the CAS border security before breaking off.[3]
  • December 25: The UCAS Department of Health and Metahuman Services establishes definitive proof of the existence of shedim.
  • December 28: The dragon now dubbed "Ghostwalker" by the the media returns to Denver and burns out a residential building in the UCAS sector, killing six including Glennis Shand, leader of the Unity policlub. Ghostwalker targets other high-profile buildings, including the Council Hall in the Aztlan sector.

References

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 o34954845Sixth World Almanac p. 87
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 o76933476System Failure p. 25
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 o68357443Year of the Comet p. 136


2062Edit

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 o68357443Year of the Comet p. 136
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 o76933476System Failure p. 25
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 o34954845Sixth World Almanac p. 88
  4. o38715534Shadows of North America p.102 "Québec Timeline"
  5. o38715534Shadows of North America p.142 "Tir Tairngire Timeline"
  6. Tails You Lose

2063Edit

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 o34954845Sixth World Almanac p. 89
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 o76933476System Failure p. 25

2064Edit

References

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 o34954845Sixth World Almanac p. 90
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 o76933476System Failure p. 25
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 o76933476System Failure p. 26
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 o76933476System Failure p. 27
  5. o76933476System Failure p. 112
  6. o33031982Vice p.75


2065Edit

References

  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. 92

2066Edit

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 o34954845Sixth World Almanac p. 92
  2. o39478620Runner Havens p. 62
  3. SOX p. 155

2067Edit

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 o34954845Sixth World Almanac p. 94

2068Edit

  • January 24 KENYA: During 100-year anniversary of the African Cup of Nations, riots erupt when the team from Asamando attempts to gain admittance to the games. The entire team and their coaches are killed in the violence.[1]
  • January 31 SIOUX: Struggling Wind River Corporation goes up for sale. After agreeing to donate ten percent of the agricultural yield to NAN food banks, the Horizon Group beats out Aztechnology, Shiawase, and the PCC. Later in the year, the corp opens the five long-delayed underground agricultural hydroponic farms; each one covering over 20,000 square kilometers, with multiple underground levels. The farms make Horizon the largest corporate agricultural producer in North America.[1]
  • March 4: The reactor of the ESUS arcology in Faulquemont, SOX, suffers a meltdown.
  • March 15 KINGDOMS OF NIGERIA: The Yoruba government strikes a deal with Global Sandstorm for military support, ending the Seven Kings war. The oil pipeline becomes fully operational, bringing huge profits to Global Sandstorm and participating Nigerian Kingdoms. Piracy and corporate infighting rise to an all-time high.[1]
  • May 18 HONG KONG: An astral shallow appears for a short time on the Splendid Dragon Path overlaying the astral image of an actual dragon on the skyway. A shrine is built where the dragon’s head appeared.[1]
  • July 2 THE MATRIX: Virtual marriages are approved as legal by the Corporate Court and in multiple nations around the globe, including UCAS.[1]
  • September 9 HONG KONG: The anti-corporate group 9x9 makes its first appearance in a terrorist strike against corporate holdings in Hong Kong.[1]
  • October 31 EGYPT: While being excavated by the Apep Consortium, archeological sites in Egypt come under assault by a group of Beetle magicians calling themselves the Hem’netjer, forcing multiple sites to be shut down until they can be secured. When excavation continues, Egyptian officials announce that new tunnels have been discovered, and unknown artifacts removed.[1]
  • November 6 Gen. Angela Colloton, famous for her command of the Renraku Arcology situation and for defending against the 2064 coup, is elected President of the UCAS.[1]
  • November 6 CAS: Aaron Franklin is re-elected president.[1]
  • The pro-democracy, anti-corporate underground group 9x9 appears in Hong Kong for the first time.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 o34954845Sixth World Almanac p. 95

2069Edit

  • January 21: Gen. Angela Colloton is inaugurated as the President of the UCAS.
  • March 8 PCC: Two major earthquakes from the San Andreas and San Pedro Shelf fault lines rock the West Coast. Centered in Los Angeles, they causing widespread destruction never seen before in California. Parts of Southern California and the Central Valley fall below sea level, and after being hit with a tsunami, Los Angeles and other coastal cities are cut off from the mainland, effectively becoming islands. The quakes are powerful enough that people in Africa report seeing well water moving. Mount Rainier, near Seattle, erupts; in the following years, it repeatedly showers Seattle with ash falls. Later it is discovered that the topography of the area has significantly changed, with a vast network of astral constructs in the form of underground tunnels and lagoon-sized sinkholes appearing. This unnatural phenomenon is named the Deep Lacuna and stretches from CalFree north of Los Angeles south into Aztlan. Between the earthquakes, flooding, and appearance of the Deep Lacuna, much of LA is a disaster zone; the entire NAN pitches in for rescue and recovery operations.[1]
  • March 8 UCAS: Manadyne CEO Dr. Carolyn Winters disappears in Boston. Despite massive efforts, no trace of her is ever found.[1]
  • April 15 GLOBAL: Symbionts reach the mass market.[1]
  • May 2 ANGOLA: Angolan troops occupy two contested diamond fields in the former area of Namibia. a militarized conflict zone results when, in response, Universal Omnitech sends mercenary troops in. [1]
  • May 5 UK: Princess Caroline is coroneted as Queen five days after King George VIII passes away.
  • July 1 TÍR TAIRNGIRE: Saeder-Krupp reveals the first large buildings produced solely by nanotechnology in Portland. The office complex is considered a major breakthrough in nanite-built structures. S-K announces plans to construct their first ever Seattle offices using the same technology.[1]
  • November 15 UCAS: MIT&T publishes “The Virtuakinetic Phenomenon,” regarding an individual, Patient “V”, who is apparently able to manipulate the Matrix by thought alone. "V" disappears shortly afterwards, the apparent victim of an unwilling extraction.[1]
  • December 24 CONGO: The Kinshasa-Brazzaville sprawl is taken over by Kobíkela, an organization of tribal shaman and Awakened sapient non-metahumans. They inform Corporate interests that it is now the capital of the Congo Tribal Lands and all residents are now under their jurisdiction.[1]
  • Gen. Keiji Saito is removed from California.
  • Riots rock Munich as news spreads about a doctor at Martinsried University Hospital performing involuntary sterilizations on metahuman women.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 o34954845Sixth World Almanac p. 96