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  • Welcome

    Every campaign gets an Adventure Log, a blog for your adventures! While the wiki is great for organizing your campaign world, it's not the best way to chronicle your adventures. For that purpose, you need a blog! The Adventure Log will allow you to …

  • Home Page

    In the year of 1851, the fourteenth year of our good Queen's Reign, The Great Exhibition commenced introducing the world to the wonders of the modern age. The power of the incandescent gas-powered steamware to repair damaged …

  • Main Page

    I'm keeping this initial Main Page of the wiki for recent changes, notes, and news. If you want to go to the actual start point of the Wiki follow the link below. [[Overview of Steamshadow | Overview of Steamshadow]] [[Recommended Reading | …

  • Overview of Steamshadow

    The very basic premise of Steamshadow is taking much of Shadowrun in terms of game mechanics, equipment, magic, creatures, and setting concepts and transplanting them into a Victorian age setting. This will include all the Shadowrun races, statistics, …

  • Skills

    There is actually very little change in the manner and method of skills in Steamshadow. However in a world with no computers to speak of obviously any and all related skills have been removed for the mundane that is. Technomancers are still alive and …

  • The Shadows Move

    The first thing that you need to know is that all the spells, wards, initiation, magic groups, traditions, and spirit mechanics remain the same. The differences are as follows. Magic in Steamshadow is far more subtle than in standard Shadowrun. A …

  • Steam and Shadows and Dragons

    _My name is Ignace and I've been asked by a dear old friend to write a document for some of her, ahem, associates to inform and enlighten them as to the nature of our world and what has come before. I believe in the power of history; that knowledge of …

  • Basic Concepts and Rules

    See the same chapter from the Shadowrun core rulebook. Dice rolls, contested, thresholds, and etc. all work the same. Return to [[Overview of Steamshadow | Overview of Steamshadow]]

  • Creating a Steamshadow Runner

    Background packages are things that can be chosen by the player to give them a foundation to start building their character. The background packages include a description of that occupation and it's place in Victorian London as well as suggested skills …

  • Toys of Iron and Steam

    1 farthing (the lowest value coin) = 1/4 penny A ha'penny (Half penny - a copper coin) = 1/2 penny (pronounced "heipni") 1 penny or pence (a copper coin) = one of the basic units (1d) Threepence or Thruppenny Bit = 3 pence (pronounced "thrupence …

  • Steam Tech

    My name is Whisker and I don't deal in long words or big speeches so pay attention. There's the grimy world of shadows and gas light, then there's the world of the astral, and then there's a third world; Autocthonia. Far as I know, the real world and …

  • Advanced Concepts and Rules

    The first thing that needs to be understood by any would be GM of Steamshadow is the distinct classes of late Victorian England. The low class consisted of manual laborers; dock workers, rubbish collectors, factory workers, and draymen. The low class of …

  • Recommended Reading

    Basically I know that not everyone has read about or been previously a fan of the Victorian Era. While I myself am a fan of the era and do my best to read up and learn about the era I fully acknowledge that I'm no expert. So I will be compiling a list …

  • The Crystal Palace

    The Crystal Palace was a cast-iron and glass building originally erected in Hyde Park, London, England, to house the Great Exhibition of 1851. More than 14,000 exhibitors from around the world gathered in the Palace's 990,000 square feet (92,000 m2) of …

  • The Enemy of My Enemy

    This chapter will consist of a great number of links to the various Character pages; to be honest really you should just stop reading this sentence and click on the Characters tab to the right of the Wiki tab and check them all out. Everything is in …

  • Killing

    Combat in Steamshadow is virtually the same as standard Shadowrun. A few changes do exist, primarily for the fact that little to no armor exists in a late 1800's setting. As armor is pretty non-existent, especially armor that can resist a gun shot. …

  • Queen Victoria

    Victoria has reigned for over forty years and has held firm in the face of an increasingly powerful [[East India Trading Company]] and the increasing strange and dangerous age of shadows. HRM Queen Victoria, born Alexandrina Victoria of the House …

  • Dunkelzhan

    One of the first [[Great Dragons]] to communicate with humanity and meta-humanity he is generally considered the most approachable of the dragons. Being slightly more approachable than not at all is still not very approachable. It is said he has lairs …

  • Prince Albert

    Prince Albert is a well known and respected full magician. He's brokered alliances, peace treaties, and helped to curb some of Victoria more undiplomatic impulses. Where he isn't respected he's feared; his power having been put on display but a few …

  • East India Trading Company

    Soon after the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588, a group of London merchants presented a petition to Queen Elizabeth I for permission to sail to the Indian Ocean. The permission was granted and in 1591 three ships sailed from England around the Cape …

  • Muscovy Trading Company

    The Muscovy Company traces its roots to the Company of Merchant Adventurers to New Lands (in full: 'Mystery and Company of Merchant Adventurers for the Discovery of Regions, Dominions, Islands, and Places unknown') founded in 1551 by Richard Chancellor, …

  • German East Africa Company

    The German East Africa Company was an organization established at the start of the German colonization of East Africa. This company, in short, was responsible for the activities in the new colony such as setting up leadership, future explorations, and the …

  • De'Medici Banking Consortium & Accounting

    The House of Medici or de' Medici (pronounced /ˈmɛdɨtʃi/ MEH-di-chee) was a political dynasty, banking family and later royal house that first began to gather prominence under Cosimo de' Medici in the Republic of Florence during the late 14th century. The …

  • Luke Rierdan

    1876 A young red headed midget named Luke Reirdan develops first primitive wireless control systems in a tenement building while working as a butcher in a pork slaughterhouse and whole seller. 1881 Luke Reirdan takes a young Nikola Tesla under …

  • Nikola Tesla

    Tesla was born to Serbian parents in the village of Smiljan, Austrian Empire near the town of Gospić, in the territory of modern-day Croatia. His baptismal certificate reports that he was born on 28 June 1856, to Father Milutin Tesla, a priest in the …

  • Lord Nestor Lancaster

    Lord Lancaster is effectively a Lord in name only; having abandoned any pretense of connections with the nobility of England or HRM. This has not diminished his power nor his wealth and influence the world over. As the Director of the East India …