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“The sprawling megalopolis of the near-future is a dystopian urban hellscape, ruled by the wealthy elite. Megacorporations control the markets and flaunt the law with impunity, employing private armies to protect their interests and pursue their goals. Glittering towers stretch into the polluted sky, their bright neon signs and video panels broadcasting an endless cycle of advertisements. This ostentatious display of wealth contrasts starkly against the abject poverty of the lower city.
Life is cheap in the grimy streets of the Sprawl, where downtrodden citizens struggle daily to survive, and everything has a price. Gangs, drug dealers, and other criminals prowl the streets, seeking to turn a quick and easy profit at someone else’s expense, while backstreet hackers traverse cyberspace, bypassing firewalls and evading AIs in search of valuable data to sell on the black market.
You are a mercenary crew of outcasts, dissenters and misfits, taking on dangerous jobs from clients in need of your specialized skills—or perhaps they just prefer not to get their own hands dirty...”
Inspired by popular cyberpunk fiction, Chrome Shells & Neon Streets is a standalone scenario for the Tricube Tales system and is usable as a micro-setting, but it is also a fully self-contained one-page RPG in its own right. You can print it on a single sheet of paper: The first page includes everything you need to play, while an optional second page expands the adventure generator with examples and twists. The PDF uses layers for ease of printing.