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Kaigaku RPG

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The Kaigaku RPG is a retroclone that blends simple OSR rules (by way of the Black Hack) and inspiration from famous samurai-themed games. You can use this book to play intense duels between bushi, wars of words among courtiers, ninja missions and more.

This book is the free, no-art, no-frills version. It has everything you need to play. We'll be kickstarting the game soon to purchase art and other services to create the best possible product. The expanded version is going to have many more schools for you characters to attend, a detailed bestiary, lots of cultural notes, pre-made adventure/hooks, a mass battle system, a new class (the Artisan) and a more in-depth look at the setting.

Take your games further with the following additions to the Black Hack ruleset:

*Ryu: Schools that teach your characters powerful abilities.

*Kiishi: Stones charged with unimaginable power that Ascetics can harness

*Kaigaku: An evocative setting inspired by Japan, China, Mongolia and Europe

*Duels: Rules for dramatic one-on-one ritual combat

We're eager to hear your feedback. You can let us know what you think and leave questions or comments on the official Kaigaku RPG Google+ community (sorry, but this site doesn't allow URLs).

Make sure to check out The Ruined Kingdom, now on Kickstarter, to see the next big supplement for Kaigaku. This campaign expands the world and brings the PCs to the fearsome steppe riders of Kherin, the Hashishin and dervishes of the Achaem Dynasty and the faded glory of the dying kingdom of Tian. There are plenty of new beasties to fight and character options for playing members of the new nations

 
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David S July 03, 2016 8:15 am UTC
I've given you a bit of signal boost, over at the Oriental Adventures forum at The Piazza:
http://www.thepiazza.org.uk/bb/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=16045
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Jacob R July 11, 2016 8:14 pm UTC
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Thanks for that! Sorry, I never got the memo before now.
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This title was added to our catalog on June 23, 2016.