Tag: Redmond

Results

  • Redmond

    [[File:515478 | class=media-item-align-center | Barrens_Strip_Club.jpg]]

    Bargain Basement

    The area nicknamed “Bargain Basement” used to be home to the most upscale apartments and condoplexes in Redmond, but that was forty years ago, before the Crash. Now, most of those buildings are slowly decaying, occupied by squatters or claimed by slum …

  • The Crash Zone

    The small community of Monroe, near the Salish-Shidhe border north of the Snoqualmie River, was at the center of the worst air disasters in Seattle history when a spaceplane—carrying Corporate Court Justice David Hague—crashed there in 2059. The explosion …

  • Glow City

    The partial meltdown of the Trojan-Satsop nuclear plant in the southeastern area of Redmond some sixty years ago contaminated Beaver Lake and the surrounding land for kilometers with radioactive particles. In 2028 Shiawase Atomics built a new plant next …

  • The Verge

    The last major eruption of Mount Rainier sent tons of ash pouring down on the south and eastern parts of the Seattle metroplex. One heavily affected area was the border between southeast Redmond and Salivsh-Shidhe territory, now known as the Verge. Both …

  • Touristville

    The only marginally safe area of Redmond borders Bellevue, near the offices of the so-called Redmond District Government. Known as “Touristville,” this is where the tourists and slummers from Bellevue come to experience the thrill of “the Barrens” and …

  • The Plastic Jungles

    The Plastic Jungles are quite a sight, even by Seattle standards. Acres of dirty grayish and tattered canopies of bioplastic stretched high overhead from support struts create a near-tropical world underneath, warm and filled with greenery, the rainwater …

  • The Rat's Nest

    Officially the North Seattle Refuse and Reclamation Center, the Rat’s Nest is a huge, open-air landfill several kilometers across. Just north of the Snoqualmie River, not far from the edge of the Salish-Shidhe border, it is a regular point of contention …

  • Hollywood Hospital

    p=. !https://db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/campaigns/73629/assets/516144/Hollywood_Hospital.jpg?1444661268! _153rd Street & 154th Avenue_ Depressingly typical for a Redmond hospital, this place is underfunded, understaffed, and …

  • Crusher 495

    p=. !https://db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/campaigns/73629/assets/516151/Crusher_495.jpg?1444662383! _124th Avenue & 143rd Street_ Ork-owned and -operated for more than thirty years, Crusher 495 is a fixture of the Redmond club scene. …

  • The Body Mall

    p=. !https://db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/campaigns/73629/assets/516158/The_Body_Mall.png?1444666074! _Issaquah-Beaver Lake Road and East Beaver Lake Drive_ If you need to go under the knife and you’re on a budget (or on the run, for …

  • Rusty's

    p=. !https://db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/campaigns/73629/assets/516159/Rusty_s.jpg?1444666330! A fairly well-known tattoo parlor in Touristville. Run by a surly dwarf whose name graces the place, it's the best place to get high quality tattoos in …

  • Squatter's Mall

    _NE 8th Street & 244th Avenue NE_ Known forty years ago as “Information Plaza,” this massive shopping mall was opened just a couple years before the Crash of ’29, which took the whole place out almost overnight. As jobs (and therefore …

  • The Skeleton

    _Redmond Fall City Road & 196th Avenue NE_ The Skeleton is Redmond’s most venerable and famous rock-club. Although it’s grungy and run-down, with bits of endless fliers, staples, and tacks in the walls and on the beams (everywhere, …

  • Redmond Center

    _Redmond Way & Avondale Way NE_ Redmond Center was envisioned as part of an effort to revitalize the Redmond economy by improving tourism. A two-story mall opened in 2049 with an attached ten-story luxury hotel. It has given visitors a …

  • Novelty Hill Sleep and Eat

    _Novelty Hill Road & West Snoqualmie Valley Road_ This refurbished warehouse is filled with a steel pipe framework holding racks of sleep cubicles stacked fifteen high, with narrow catwalks running between them, pretty typical coffin …

  • Phoenix House

    _Union Hill Road_ Phoenix House still serves great Japanese food, mostly soy, but with some fresh on special from time to time. However, the ambiance has been lacking since the owners ran into financial trouble after Crash 2.0 and had to …

  • The Joke

    _Union Hill Road & 208th Avenue NE_ Jacque Shurrock turned the lobby and ground floor of a pre-Crash apartment tower into a club back in the 2040s. Jacque owed his seed money to the Yakuza, and they have held on to control of the place …

  • Banshee

    _1267 163rd Avenue NE_ You’d think this place got its name from its crappy Thursday night karaoke sessions with a tinny sound system and drunken patrons who can’t carry a tune in a bucket, but truth is I have no idea. The Banshee is …

All Tags