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Motobushido: The Motorcycle-Samurai RPG

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Motobushido is a tabletop role-playing game about brotherhood, sacrifice, and death - all part of the Motorcycle Samurai lifestyle. In this game, you and a group of your friends play a pack of motorcycle-riding samurai in the years after a great war ravaged the land - a war that your side lost. You are the last of a dying breed of warriors. As motobushi you travel a hostile world that rejects your ideals, and tell the stories of your trials and adventures.

In other words, Motobushido is a game about really sweet duels between really cool samurai who ride really awesome motorcycles. It's Sons of Anarchy starring Toshiro Mifune, underscored by Bushido Blade. Its mechanics are custom-written to emulate the core intensity of high-stakes dueling, using playing cards as the primary tool of resolution.

Join the Pack, heed the call of the Highway, and ride forth into glory as motobushi.


Author's Note, February 2015: Second Revised Printing is now available! Typos and little offsets fixed in the print version.

Author's Note, Late November 2013: This product was successfully Kickstarted in late 2012, and I'm thrilled to present it for sale here in its completness. The "softcover B&W" print version is what I've been calling the "whitebook" format, and presents the entire rulebook, complete with art, in a grayscale layout. The "full" standard version is also now finally available, with gorgeous fully-colored art from the talented Rick Marcks. Thank you for your interest and patronage! - NPC


 
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December 2nd, 2014
A lot of the characters’ and setting’s history is created by the players. You don’t use dice but two decks of playing cards, one for the Sensei and one for the players. Most actions can be merely narrated; you only use the cards when it’s time [...]
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110
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AGMOTO01
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February 01, 2014
This title was added to our catalog on September 10, 2013.
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Alliterated Games
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