Cyberpunk 2077 owes its wealthy lore to R. Talsorian Video games, the developer that created the Cyberpunk tabletop universe within the Nineteen Eighties. When CD Projekt’s online game launched in 2020, Cyberpunk Purple — the newest iteration of the tabletop role-playing sport — launched only one month forward of it. Now R. Talsorian goes again to the properly, creating a brand new starter set for its revitalized TTRPG based mostly fully on the hit Netflix sequence, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners.
Cyberpunk Edgerunners Mission Equipment is a brand new boxed starter set for the Cyberpunk Purple sport engine. R. Talsorian stated Monday in a information launch that it’ll embrace “important guidelines in addition to lore in regards to the Darkish Future, Evening Metropolis, Edgerunners staff, and extra.” No launch date or pricing was introduced.
What’s fascinating right here for tabletop followers is that the unique Cyberpunk Purple and the Cyberpunk Purple: Jumpstart Equipment — in addition to all of the revealed materials that adopted — takes place within the yr 2045. The Edgerunners Mission Equipment will subsequently be followers first foray into the identical sort of tech and fiction discovered within the online game.
“The Cyberpunk Edgerunners Mission Equipment will information followers of the sequence new to tabletop roleplaying by the method of telling their very own tales in Evening Metropolis,” R. Talsorian Video games stated in a information launch. “On the similar time, current gamers of Cyberpunk RED will get their first glimpse into the cyberware, firepower, and netrunning expertise of the 2077 period.”
Does that imply R. Talsorian is leaving the world of 2045 behind? Completely not, an organization spokesperson tells Polygon. Whereas a 2077-themed sourcebook can be in pipeline, the 2045 timeline will proceed to be supported with further content material sooner or later.