Category: Samurai

Film legend Toshiro Mifune.

Film legend Toshiro Mifune.

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Create stories worthy of Japanese period dramas like Kurosawa Akira’s films, comics like Path of the Assassin, and historical narratives like The Tale of the Heike in Thousand Arrows, a tabletop roleplaying game of samurai action and drama currently on Kickstarter. In a fictional parallel of sixteenth-century Japan, you and up to six of your friends will vie to take control of the warring states and possibly change the course of history. Using the Powered by the Apocalypse ruleset inspired by Vincent Baker and Meguey Baker’s Apocalypse World, you’ll roll two six-sided dice to determine how your character succeeds and what complications may arise as a result. Characters are defined by their role, allegiance, and attachments, which can grow into obsessions as the game progresses—unless you’re willing to betray them, as so often happens in stories set during this era.

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Last year, Fantasy Flight made a huge splash at Gen Con with the reboot of the samurai fantasy setting Legend of the Five Rings. The original game featured two long-running games in the setting; a blockbuster CCG and a rich RPG that fleshed out the world. Both of the games drew in fans for the o…

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Each week here at Geek & Sundry we’re taking a look at new and upcoming exciting titles on Kickstarter! This week’s Kickstarter of the week is The Mountain Witch, a second edition of the critically acclaimed indie RPG of samurai sacrifice and betrayal. The Kickstarter has exceeded their $10…