Almost a decade ago, Japanese artist and game designer Junichi Inoue sat down to create what was, in his own words, a uniquely and unmistakably "Hyper Asian" Japanese world: a world of magic and technology, of samurai and Taoist sorcery, of powerful mecha and cultured geisha. The world was named Tenra, and the game was named Tenra Bansho, or "Everything in Heaven and Earth."... [click here for more]
Ryuutama is an RPG developed in Japan by designer Atsuhiro Okada. It is set in a world where the "NPCs" of the village--the bakers, farmers, shopkeepers and healers--set off on a wonderful adventure exploring a fantasy world together. Some people colloquially call it "Hayao Miyazaki's Oregon Trail", because of its heartwarming (in Japanese... [click here for more]
All Soul's Night is an extensively detailed original Ryuutama scenario with a deep Halloween/autumn theme, complete with many wonderful Ryuutama-themed illustrations by artist kanachroma. It was originally submitted by writer Mike Pureka for the 2018 Ryuutama Halloween Scenario Contest, and really reflects Ryuutama's values and play.
The scenario is a classic (historical, even!) take... [click here for more]
Shinobigami - God of the Shinobi - is a tabletop Role-Playing game originally developed and published in Japan by legendary designer Toichiro Kawashima, and gorgeously illustrated by the talented Shie Nanahara, Shinobigami is a fast one-session RPG focusing on character drama, stories of conflict and cooperation, and... [click here for more]
"When an old art teacher dies without an heir, the four city block area that he once ruled comes under the control of a greedy city lord. The heroes will find themselves in the right place at the right time to influence who will inherit this lucrative territory."
Tragedy... [click here for more]