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Publication information
Publisher FASA Corporation
Publication date 1989
Language English
Edition 1st
Type adventure
Sixth World
Time frame 2050

Dreamchipper is a 1st edition Shadowrun Adventure that takes place in 2050. It revolves around a set of experimental skillsoft chips made by Global Technologies that bypass the limits of normal skillsoft chips by imprinting a full personality, with all of the skills and knowledge of that personality. Unfortunately, this is accomplished by utilizing BTL technology, making these chips an early precursor to personafix chips. The imagined personalities of Jack the Ripper, Genghis Khan, and Cleopatra were used as prototypes.

Detailed information[]

Cast of Shadows[]

  • Marcus Cooperman - AKA the Historian, possesses the Genghis Khan chip.
  • Freya Goldenhair - Mage, part of Maruc Cooperman's team until she was back-stabbed by him
  • Valerie "Val" Westerfield - Rigger, possesses the Cleopatra chip.
  • Griffin (Dreamchipper) - Street Samurai who possesses the "Jack the Ripper" chip.
  • Tee Hee - Decker who created the chips
  • Thomas Martelli "Junior" - The only son of Global Technologies founder Thomas Martelli Senior

Minor NPCs[]

  • Dr. Norris Hendrix "Flair" - Former Shadowrunner turned University of Seattle professor
  • Urlan Manes - One of the founders of Global Technologies
  • Booker Pengrave - Junior Executive at Hollywood Simsense Entertainment
  • Roxanne Wunter - Global corporate officer

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