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Want a Fresh Take on the Fae? Check out Court of Shadows!
Posted By Monica Valentinelli On July 26, 2016 @ 10:58 am In Blogs | No Comments
Court of Shadows  is a brand new setting for Shadowrun 5th Edition  that takes place on a metaplace filled with faeries, the Seelie Court, and rich details and characters. I co-designed the setting with Jason Hardy for this supplement, and contributed a huge chunk of the writing, too. I’m so excited to present this alternate setting, and hope fans’ll dig how I blended inspiration from previous sourcebooks into this unique metaplane.
If you’re interested in this supplement, you can follow along by reading the design notes I’ve been writing.
For more design notes, you can follow news from Catalyst Game Labs on Tumblr .
The Falling Dream
You have seen it. You have felt it. The dream where you are falling, falling, and you cannot see the ground but you know it is there waiting. You may try to brace yourself, you may try to force yourself awake—you do anything to avoid the impact that keeps rushing toward you.
The Seelie Court is the realm of the hidden, the rumored, and the unknown. Fairies, spirits, and enchanted creatures mingle there, building alliances, plotting, scheming, toying with the realm of humans—and with each other. The Court has long held a distant attachment to the material plane, influencing it like a dream influences our waking hours. But now a new connection has emerged, allowing humans to infiltrate the courts and influence its proceedings. At a time when magical power is ever in the rise, the mix of human and fae could set both worlds into a calamitous plunge, and no one will want to be awake when they hit bottom.
Court of Shadows  is an alternate setting for Shadowrun 5th Edition , emphasizing the magic and intrigue of the Seelie Court. With full setting, character, and plot details, as well as information on using SR5 characters in the Seelie Court, this book presents all-new ways to play Shadowrun and to live in the mystical intrigue of the planes of fairy, capturing the magic of the dream world—and seeing if they can prevent its fall.
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 Image: http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/188925/Shadowrun-Court-of-Shadows?affiliate_id=185516
 Shadowrun 5th Edition: http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/115985/Shadowrun-Fifth-Edition-Core-Rulebook?affiliate_id=185516
 Design Files #1: Unearthing Tir na NOg: http://catalystgamelabs.tumblr.com/post/145003844626/court-of-shadows-design-files-1-unearthing-t%C3%ADr
 Design Files #2: Avoiding the Monolith: http://catalystgamelabs.tumblr.com/post/145678144141/court-of-shadows-design-files-2-avoiding-the
 Design Files #3: Timeslines and the War of Sorrows: http://catalystgamelabs.tumblr.com/post/147057574221/court-of-shadows-design-files-3-timelines-and
 Design Files #4: The War of Sorrows and its Aftermath: http://catalystgamelabs.tumblr.com/post/147290488266/court-of-shadows-design-essay-4-the-war-of
 Design Files #5: Faction Preview: http://catalystgamelabs.tumblr.com/post/147802136646/court-of-shadows-is-available
 Catalyst Game Labs on Tumblr: http://catalystgamelabs.tumblr.com/
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