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The land screams under the yolk of oppression. The sea boils with poison. The sky offers a mocking fantasy of hope. This world is draped with dread and darkness - and the glint of light that can pierce this shroud comes at the point of an outlaw's razor. 

In Blood you take on the role of Shinobi, a motley assortment of ninja freedom-fighters striving to bring even a single ray of light into the dark world of Riku. A world dominated by cruel corporations, authoritarian police states, and a religion of subjugation. For the nine Lineages of the Shinobi, there’s no shortage of wrongs to be righted. All that stands between them and the tangible freedom they seek are hordes of demon-worshiping cultists, cyber-strewn authoritarians, and the maddening wails from beyond the ether. 

Unlike many other contemporary roleplaying games, Blood is formatted a little differently than what the average experienced gamer may be used to. Instead of cranking out huge tomes of lore for our players to pour through and sort out, we provide a neatly arranged core of a game, and guide you through it with a simple, easy-to-digest process. 

Blood is a short, concise manual that puts you on a path of action, intrigue, and suspense. Our system is designed to be simple and uncomplicated, great for experienced gamers who just want to jump in and play, first-timers who don’t want to be overwhelmed, and the all-important Gamemaster who wants to run a game without being bogged down by technicalities and semantics. 

This is a world we’ve built for you, the gaming community. Its stripped down, punk-rock gaming, without lengthy chapters that drone on about content you don’t care about. It’s just the good stuff.

So come on in, stretch the boundaries of reality, and slather on as much or as little icing on this sword-wielding, guerrilla-warring, freedom-fighting cake we’ve baked just for you! 

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Clean and simple mechanics making diving into Riku easy and fluid!

Character Sheet 

The shadows of Riku await the 9 Lineages of the Shinobi, like the Neko, Kitsune, Same and Hachi clans...


For even more on the Shinobi of Riku, including the first chapter of Blood: Path of the Shinobi, an introduction to all 9 Lineages, and a three-part short story, visit our website.

Blood: Path of the Shinobi does contain some mature content. Parental discretion is advised. 

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