The Ancient Files

By Ancient History

The Ancient Files is repository for information on the metaplot of the Shadowrun and Earthdawn games. The secret histories, the hidden masters and the obscure facts are brought together for your benefit. Hopefully, these resources will be of use to you. More is to come.
-AH, 29 August 2005

Hey y'all. Getting back in the saddle. Steadily updating everything through Shadows of Asia, hope to be caught up before Shadowrun 4th Edition darkens my doorstep. I've taken down Echoes of the Crash for a complete overhaul - just a feeling that with System Failure and SR4, it'll need it. Earthdawn fans may notice that I don't have references to RedBrick's monster books up on the site yet, nor the Lost Earthdawn novels. Patience, please. My poor wallet is recovering. -AH

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Below are Tom Dowd's short stories regarding Shadowrun, an article published in Dragon Magazine #199 on Dunkelzahn (also by Tom Dowd), as well as the unpublished Earthdawn Sourcebook "Dragons" from FASA. For convenient reference.

  • Dunkelzahn: The Mass-Media Dragon
  • Hunter and Prey
  • Rex Tremendae
  • Wyrm Talk
  • Voices From the Past
  • Post Mortem
  • Dragons PDF
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