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The islands of the Meiyou Zhen Archipelago overcame their barren isles by turning to their mineral wealth and inventing powerful Alchemy, wondrous automatons and clockwork apparatuses.

Meiyou Zhen: Isles of Smoke and Gears introduces proto-steampunk into the modular Naphtha setting. Use Meiyou “as is” or drop the island near your favorite homebrewed coastline to introduce new technologies and gadgets to your fantasy world.

This 14-page PDF offers Genre Friendly advice on how to fit the fantasy island of Meiyou into your Victorian Steampunk, Science Fantasy, GrimDark and Lovecraftian settings and comes with a Naphtha appendix to get you kickstarted in our cool world.

In Isle of Smoke and Gear you’ll find:

  • The history, culture, religions and personalities in the highly independent towns of the archipelago!
  • New Cyphers
  • New Artifacts
  • New Creatures
  • Guidelines for integrating Meiyou into the Naphtha
  • A quick Naphtha appendix to allow you to quick start your own proto-steampunk Greek fantasy

Ganza Gaming strikes again!

Requires the Cypher System Rulebook from Monte Cook Games.

And if you want more Cypher goodness, check out these titles or look into my Patreon page at!

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This title was added to our catalog on August 18, 2016.