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Player's Guide to Kaidan

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Far to the east lie the cursed islands of Kaidan. There the dead rest uneasy, the undying rule with absolute power, cruel samurai oppress the people, savage demons roam the wilderness, shapeshifting creatures fill the forests and not even death is an escape. Locked in an broken cycle of death and rebirth, Kaidan is a land in need of light. It is a land in need of heroes.

Kaidan is a fantasy role-playing setting of Japanese horror presented for use with The Pathfinder® Roleplaying Game. Drawing extensively and specifically on the history and folklore of Japan, Kaidan is a setting both familiar and yet disturbingly unique.

The Kaidan Players Guide provides an extensive overview of this tragic realm, it’s people, and the dark curse that has afflicted the archipelago for hundreds of years.

Within the pages of this tome you’ll find:

*A description of the major races of Kaidan: Humans, Yokai, Koropokkuru, Kappa and Kitsune.

*A brief history and description of the reliogions of Kaidan. 

*A new player class: Necrotic Warrios, highly skilled combatants that use negative energies as tools to be bent to their own wills. 

…All sufficient to enable and inspire you to play through innumerable adventures of subtle horror and dark magic in an exotic land of samurai and oni. 

Print Option Coming Soon:**Please note that while this is listed as color, that the color used in the book is text accents only. The interior art is black and white as was done by design.**

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Eric S March 17, 2019 6:12 am UTC
It saddens me to see a Kaidan book sit at less than five stars. Yeah some editing mistakes happen in the books, yet I find the material so captivating that I don't even notice, unless someone else points out the mistake to me. I have been excited about the Kaidan PHB since hearing it was going to be a thing. I prefer print and have been holding out for it. At this point even my tax return is gone. Was in hopes that I would be able to get this in print as soon as it became available as a print on demand. At this point I just hope it does eventually become POD. I am starting to think that they have given up on the setting. It is perhaps my favorite setting with truly unique and haunting material. Still not going for the PDF.
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Eric S February 02, 2019 9:23 am UTC
Crossing my fingers in hopes that the print on demand version is ready by the time my tax return arrives.
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Eric S January 25, 2019 9:23 am UTC
I really hope the print on demand version is available very soon. If they are waiting to print it in the new Pathfinder edition rules then that would be a huge insult to the Kaidan fans that have thus far bought everything in the old Pathfinder edition rules set.
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Eric S November 30, 2018 9:39 am UTC
Really hope the print copy is available by the time my birthday rolls around in Dec.
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Eric S October 20, 2018 7:43 am UTC
I do not care how many times it goes on sale I am NOT after the PDF. Still waiting on a print on demand option.
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ronald P August 04, 2018 8:22 pm UTC
when is the pod option going to be ready?
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Eric S July 04, 2018 7:37 am UTC
Is the proofing process done yet? Really had hoped to have a print copy of this by now. Any other Kaidan books in the works?
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March 27, 2018 1:15 pm UTC
Did you ever send the link for this to kickstarter backers? I never received one.
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Miranda R March 02, 2018 3:25 pm UTC
Yes the print option is going through the printing proof process. As soon as that is completed we will offer the print option. Thanks!
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Agustin M. R March 02, 2018 12:27 am UTC
Any POD plans in the near future?
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