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A complete set of rules for playing an old school fantasy game (Swords & Wizardry compatible) in a medieval Japanese-like setting. 

What's inside:

  • Unique player classes and races.
  • Japanese-styled weapons, equipment and magic items. 
  • A complete 32-page beastiary of monsters and spirits.


What you get is an old school Japanese "flavored" fantasy RPG, where bujin, shugenja, and sohei all meet in the local tea house to plan their expedition into the ruins of Katsushiro's Castle. If that sounds awesome to you, go ahead and grab yourself a copy.” - James Maliszewski, Grognardia

“. . . [A] great buy if you want to run a chanbara-style samurai story.” - Dan, Sword & Board

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Yoseph S March 27, 2023 9:32 pm UTC
How do you roll on the scroll & magical weapon tables? They go from 1 to 64. Should I roll a d100 and ignore anything above 64?
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Yoseph S March 27, 2023 9:48 pm UTC
Nevermind. Both tables are typos.
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Scott M October 19, 2022 4:54 am UTC
Is there a problem with the POD files?
Seeing this on my order:
Printer has reported an error with this order. Item rejected: 000000000 x Ruins & Ronin (ISBN: 2370006508625 / x) Reason: This item is inactive.
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Mamading C February 06, 2023 2:40 pm UTC
Has this been resolved?
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Scott M March 06, 2023 5:33 pm UTC
Yes, it did get resolved.
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David S May 22, 2018 11:11 pm UTC
Is there any release date or general window for R&R 2e?
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Mike D June 01, 2015 4:46 pm UTC
No, this is the same as the Lulu edition. Working on a 2nd (deluxe) edition however.
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Curt M March 27, 2015 8:32 pm UTC
Out of curiosity, I have the original version from Is this different?
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This title was added to our catalog on March 17, 2015.