Mike Pondsmith’s Introduction

Mike Pondsmith’s Introduction

Why CDPR?

Believe it  not, almost none of my friends in the digital or the tabletop game industry has ever asked me why the heck we committed our Cyberpunk® baby to the tender mercies of a bunch of guys in some far off place like Poland. Some of them have wondered why I’m willing to endure nine hours on a plane and days of crushing jet lag to work personally with the Cyberpunk® dev team, but  in the main, CDPR is pretty well respected in the circles I run in and my colleagues all think we were damned lucky to hook up with them. (And when the jet lag clears, I usually agree.)

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Oct18

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Welcome to our new Cyberpunk blog!


I would like to write a few words of introduction. You probably have a lot of questions you want to ask us… Who are these people? Why did they decide to pick the Cyberpunk setting? What is driving them forward?
Let me go back in time for a moment. I first encountered Cyberpunk 2020 way back in elementary school when one of my older friends brought to school a handbook along with the Listen Up, You Primitive Screwheads!!!! Expansion. I was shocked. A future with giant corporations, implants, AI powered things. I immersed myself into that world right off the bat and spent countless hours playing the game with friends after school, I even skipped some classes to play it. If somebody told me then that I would be working on a video game set in this world…

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Oct18

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