Ares Macrotechnology

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Ares Macrotechnology
"Making the world a safer place."
TypeAAA Rated Corporation
Player May JoinYes
Area of OperationWorldwide (Headquarters: Detroit, Michigan)

Faction Information


Most shadowrunners know Ares from their Ares Arms division, and with good reason. The Ares Predator is the staple sidearm for the discerning runner. Previously run by wealthy playboy Damien Knight, the corp has a reputation as a very “American” outfit: gung-ho, militaristic, patriotic, and individualistic Mom and apple pie, in other words. Don’t let that fool you, sure they’re one of the better megas to work shadow ops for, but keep your eyes open, because they can be as underhanded as the rest. And lately, they have an edge of desperation.

The complete failure of the Ares Excalibur gun was the first visible symptom, but as time as past it has become clear that there is a rot at the heart of Area, an ongoing war that is claiming some of their best talent. Whether they will survive this war and regain their swagger or be weakened to the point that their many enemies start tearing them limb from limb is not yet clear.

Ares specializes in law enforcement, military hard ware and arms, aerospace (they have five orbital habitats), entertainment, automotive (the former General Motors is also part of the Ares family), and smaller divisions in many other areas. Oh, and they own Knight Errant, one of the largest private law enforcement firms on the planet.

In a turn of events, the Draco Foundation entrusted the Gavilan shares to Nicholas "Young Nick" Aurelius. Now Knight had both Vogel, a young fortune inheritor who bought a large amount of shares of the corporation, and Aurelius on the board to contend with. And they went into immediate action, recalling Corporate Court Rep. Paul Graves, and installed Vogel's own Michele Borden.

On September 5, 2074 Young Nick Aurelius is killed after jumping out of his gulf stream jet at 10000 meters. This is believed to be suicide although there is some evidence of wasp spirits near by. For a while it seemed the Aurelius legacy was removed from Ares for good.

However, victory was short lived, as Nadja Daviar had returned to assume control of Gavilan Ventures and undo the damage Knight had done to the company and with it came Nick's father Leonard who has returned to take the throne from Knight himself.


To climb the corporate supremacy ladder.

To sustain a large part of the weapon industries market.

To create a monopoly.

Major Locations

  Ares Arms
  Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  Manager: General Guido Cantarelli
  Ares CFS
  Location: Cupertino, CFS
  Manager: Kyle Morton
  Ares Europe
  Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  Manager: Soren Johansson
  Ares Global Entertainment
  Location: Paris, France
  Manager: Troy Carpenter
  Ares Macrotechnologies (Tir Tairngire)
  Location: Salem, Tir Tairngire
  Manager: Walter Dorek
  Ares UCAS
  Location: New York, UCAS
  Manager: Retired Marines Officer Karen King
  Ares Space
  Location: Houston, Texas
  Manager: Charles Pollack
  General Motors
  Location: Detroit, Michigan
  Manager: Eugene Fischer
  Knight Errant Security Services 
  Location: Detroit, Michigan
  Manager: Roger Soaring Owl


Leonard Aurelius, CEO




Current Status

With the recent loss of Nick Aurelius the younger the company has taken a grievous wound, despite the fact that he was quickly replaced by capable leadership. Conflicting ideals and rapid changes do not work well for a company this size.

Health Summary



Danny Hoffman5Custom(K,N,A,G)Special Operations Coordinator
Elijah Rosewood1NetworkingCorporate Headhunter
Jenaveve Valenti6FixerMs. J
Kyle Bradmine7ServiceMan in the Know
Royce Vance3FixerWrestling Fed Comissioner/Promoter



Narrative Significant Runs

NameGMMetaplotDate of Run
The Slushie Machine11 September 2082
One Simple Bad Day10 September 2082
Cause and Effect28 August 2082
A Maximus Tactical Family Catastrophe27 August 2082
Chinchillas Are Rad?26 August 2082
A Night Under the Stars19 August 2082
Arms to the People14 August 2082
Dance among the Fading MemoriesWhen You Reach Me11 August 2082
Spy Games25 July 2082
Pulse: Discovery2 July 2082
Monday Night WAAAAAGGH6th World Championship Wrestling21 June 2082
White Picket Fences21 June 2082
Spitting in the Eye of Progress13 June 2082
A Change of Mind25 May 2082
Negotiating, Corp Style!17 May 2082
Something Bugging Me6 February 2082
Glory's Delivery12 July 2081
The Salvage Job11 July 2081
Lego? Oh Hell No!The Toys that Made Us7 July 2081
WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE!Nightmare Mode14 June 2081
A Shadowrun Based on Crywank's A Soreness So Familiar It Soon Becomes UnquestionedDance Around The Fire That We Once Believed - The Ex-Firewatch Story6 May 2081
Route 66: Side Story, Sir Where is My AutomobileLike mad max but more guns11 April 2081
Operation icehouseNightmare Mode8 April 2081
OPEN UPNightmare Mode21 March 2081
A Storm is Coming18 March 2081
Bloody ShoalsNightmare Mode15 March 2081
Sound Check1 March 2081
Spartan Spirit1 February 2081
Route 66 Part One: Gone In One MinuteLike mad max but more guns14 December 2080
Entomologist's CookbookDance Around The Fire That We Once Believed - The Ex-Firewatch Story22 November 2080
Missing in the MistDance Around The Fire That We Once Believed - The Ex-Firewatch Story16 November 2080
A prequel to multiple Shadowruns based on Flags and Concrete by Larry and His Flask16 November 2080
A Shadowrun Based on Multiple Songs from the Album Now You Are One of Us by The Paper ChaseDance Around The Fire That We Once Believed - The Ex-Firewatch Story15 September 2080
A Shadowrun Based on Poison by Stick and PokeDance Around The Fire That We Once Believed - The Ex-Firewatch Story7 September 2080
A Run based on Stick and Poke's Remember Me when you SingDance Around The Fire That We Once Believed - The Ex-Firewatch Story7 July 2080
A Shadowrun Based on Stick and Poke's RunningDance Around The Fire That We Once Believed - The Ex-Firewatch Story18 June 2080
A Shadowrun Based on The Paper Chase's We Will Make You One of UsDance Around The Fire That We Once Believed - The Ex-Firewatch Story24 April 2080
AC/DC - ThunderstruckDance Around The Fire That We Once Believed - The Ex-Firewatch Story9 February 2080
A Place For You No Place For Me28 December 2079
Streetlight Manifesto - The Three of Us (Part 1)Aftermath - The Ex-Neonet Story8 December 2079
From All The Stuff I Heard It'll Be An Easy Sell8 December 2079
The Cab - Angel With A ShotgunDance Around The Fire That We Once Believed - The Ex-Firewatch Story29 July 2079
Liberty! Freedom! Tyranny Is Dead!15 March 2079
Wilt Thou Lift Up Olympus6 March 2079
It's The Principle Of The Matter10 February 2079
Fashion Faux Pas5 February 2079
...But Our Ties Have Been ErasedDance Around The Fire That We Once Believed - The Ex-Firewatch Story10 January 2079
Pyro17 December 2078
Philosophy of BallisticsDance Around The Fire That We Once Believed - The Ex-Firewatch Story9 December 2078
Fury Road23 November 2078
Backup18 November 2078
Shape Da FutureYou Can't Fight Us All - The Rise of ShadowHaven10 June 2078