The Emperor is dead, his family murdered by a daring band of bakemono (goblins). As retainers of the Divine Family you are disgraced as you failed in your duty to protect them. Before committing seppuku (ritual suicide) you will find these monsters and punish them. They will join you in Jigoku (hell) if it’s the […]Read more "The Divine Heir and the Jade Regent"
Another cake my wife made for our eldest daughter whose favourite anime is Nausicaa (she was almost named Nausicaa, veto’d by wife. Kaze no Tani no Nausicaa inspired. 100% edible.Read more "Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind … Cake!"
To mechanically demonstrate the importance of Shintao and the Seven Fortunes to the everyday life of even the PCs these rules were created. They are a less powerful version of divine intervention. Call on Ancestors You make an Honour or Wisdom ability check – Honour to call an ancestor and Wisdom to call one of […]Read more "Call on Ancestors"
Running a 5th edition Oriental Adventure campaign based on some rules I converted a while back. Basically one big playtest. The players found an earth elemental gem which summons a Japanese equivalent of an earth elemental. Here is the PC version. TOICHI no KANSEN Large elemental Armor Class 17 Hit Points 126 Speed 30 ft., burrow 30 ft. […]Read more "TOICHI no KANSEN"
Bit of a different post, non-D&D related. Thought I would list here some of the better model shops in Akihabara for anime/manga/pop-culture. Google will give you a list which are mostly hobby shops which is not what you want (for example TamTam and Animate). Kotobokukiya, is right across from Super Potato. Mostly video game related […]Read more "Akihabara Model Shops"
A collated list of the various subtypes introduced by Oriental Adventures and converted to 5e. More for my reference than anything else. Will be updated as I use it. KAMI TEMPLATE This template may be applied to any fey, elemental, plant or beast. The original creature retains its statistics except where outlined below. Any fey creature listed in the […]Read more "Oriental Adventures Templates & Subtypes"
Treasures from “Dawn of the Overmind” – Ilsensine’s ring. I moved this to the neothelid’s treasure trove because I wanted my PCs to have an opportunity to use it. The player who picked it up was contacted by Diinkarazan and made a deal with him. He could have the ring if he helped fight Ilsensine […]Read more "ILSENSINE’S RING"
Treasures from “Dawn of the Overmind” – The Annulus. This is also the “mcguffin” of the adventure. THE ANNULUS Artifact, automatically attunes The Annulus appears as a 1-foot-diameter ring of silvery metal of some unknown alloy Slots, antennae, spheres, and other arcane projections decorate the exterior of the hoop; however, there is sufficient space […]Read more "THE ANNULUS"