Frequently Asked Questions About SRMO

Please note that the official Shadowrun Missions FAQ has a HUGE amount of information in it pertaining to Shadowrun Missions, the rules, what books are allowed, how to make legal Shadowrun Missions characters, etc… For most of your questions you will find an answer there.

However, if you don’t find it there, or if you are asking questions specifically about the events that we run here on the Shadowrun Missions Online venue, then continue on!

If you don’t find the answer to your question at the official SRM FAQ, or below, then please feel free to contact us using the form on our Contact Page.


“Do I need to join the Roll20 table before the game event starts?”

No. Simply  make sure that you are logged into the Shadowcasters Network Discord server, and enter the appropriate Shadowrun Missions Online voice and text channels. Your GM will make sure that you are given a URL right before the game starts so that you can enter the virtual tabletop for your game.


“Do I need to submit my character for review?”

Nope! We operate largely on an honor system. However, having said that, many Gamemasters will request that you send your character sheet to them via email or some other way. This is the prerogative of the GM. Sometimes they want to do a quick verification to make sure there’s nothing fishy going on. Sometimes GMs simply want to get a feel for what their players can do so they can adjust the mission to fit the group. The bottom line is: Obey your GM.  😉

“Can I bring the characters I have created for Shadowrun Missions Online to conventions like Gen Con, Origins, and PAX?”

Absolutely! The games that we run here at SRMO are considered official Shadowrun Missions events. You can take a character you started in our games, go play that same character at Origins or Gen Con earning karma and nuyen, and then even bring them right back to play with us again once Gen Con is over. For all intents and purposes, our games that we run here can be thought of as the same as a game you play at a convention table. Only you don’t have to wear pants to our games.

“What happens with these characters when the new season of Missions in Neo-Tokyo comes out?”

In summer of 2018 the new season (season 9) of Shadowrun Missions will be released by Catalyst Game Labs and debuted at Origins Game Fair. Season 9 will take place in Neo-Tokyo and is considered a reboot. This means that only brand new missions characters will be allowed to be played in Season 9 of Shadowrun Missions. What does that mean for you? Characters made for the Chicago Missions (Seasons 5 – 8) can only be played in the Chicago Missions, and they cannot be carried over to the Neo-Tokyo Missions games.


“The CDT Application says something about ‘Phase 2‘… what did I miss?”

Nothing. Don’t worry about it. Apparently one time a long time ago there was a Phase 1 to the application process. This is no longer the case. Perhaps phase 1 is simply finding the Facebook Page where you can download the application? Just ignore all mention of phases.

“Do I need to submit a ‘Note of Interest‘ with my CDT Application?”

No. We’ve been assured that you can skip that part if you are becoming a CDT Agent for Shadowrun Missions Online….. Which you are… so skip it.

“Who should I enter as the ‘Referring Agent‘?”

You can use the name ‘Clifton Wright’ or ‘Robert Frankenberger’. We vouch for you… SO DON’T SCREW IT UP!