ShadowRun Slang Hilights

Highlights from the ShadowRun Slang Guidebook

Breeder n. Street slang for a "normal" Human.
Biz n. In slang context, crime, Also "Business"
Chummer n. "Pal" or "Buddy".
Comm n. The telephone.
Corp nl, adj. Corporation. Corporate
Dataslave n. Corporate decker or other data processing employee.
Datasteal n. Theft of data from a computer, usually by decking.
Deck n. A cyberdeck (aka computer). v. To use a cyberdeck, usually illegally.
Decker n. Pirate cyberdeck user. Derived from 20th-centery term "Hacker".
Drek n. (vul) A common curse word. adj: Drekky
Frag v. Common swear word. adj: Fragging.
Hoi Hi Hello. (Familiar form)
Ice n. Security software. "Intrusion Countermeasures," or IC.
Jack v. Jack In, or enter cyberspace. Jack out, or to leave cyberspace.
Mr. Johnson n. Refers to an anonymous employer or corporate agent.
Paydata n. A datafile worth money on the black market.
Razorguy n. Heavily cybered samurai or other muscle.
Street Samurai or StreetSam n. (Jap) Mercenary or muscle for hire. Implies honor code.
Slot v. Mild curse word.
Slot and Run v. Hurry up. Get to the point. Move it.
So ka (Jap) I understand. I get it.
Sprawl n. all urban and suburban surroundings of a metropolitan area (aka metroplex)
System Identification Number (SIN) n. Identification number assigned to each person in the society.
Vatjob n. A person with extensive cyberware replacement.
Wetwork n. Assassination. Murder.
Wired adj. Equipped with cyberware, especially increased reflexes.

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