GAKI Gaki are minor undead spirits, the spirits of wicked mortals who return to the world of the living in the form of horrible monsters as punishment for their sins. Gaki come in four dis- tinct varieties: the vampiric jiki-ketsu-gaki, the ghoulish jiki- niku-gaki, the disease-ridden shikki-gaki, and the fiery shinen- gaki. Although they differ […]Read more "OA BESTIARY: GAKI"
In this set of blog entries I aim to convert the original 1e Oriental Adventure monsters to 5e to provide some extra fodder for an OA campaign. I am using both the original 1e source and the updated 3e source as reference for the build. Below I give a high level view of each dragon type and in another […]Read more "LUNG DRAGONS"
A new monastic tradition for the monk class for my upcoming 5e Oriental Adventures campaign set in Rokugan / Kara-Tur. HENSHIN MYSTIC Henshin mystics are members of a monastic order that teaches what they consider a great mystery of the universe: that humanity is capable of a transformation (henshin) into divinity toward the ultimate perfection not only of themselves, but […]Read more "MONASTIC TRADITION: HENSHIN MYSTIC"
This conversion is for fun, not really required for the setting information but still maybe useful at some point during the wuxia style campaign I am planing. Most, if not all, DMG magic items work in Oriental Adventures – some with minor cultural modifications some not. Listed below are unique items taken from 1e and 3e OA […]Read more "ORIENTAL ADVENTURES TREASURE AND MAGICAL ITEMS"
In this set of blog entries I aim to convert the original 1e Oriental Adventure monsters to 5e to provide some extra fodder for an OA campaign. I am using both the original 1e source and the updated 3e source as reference for the build. CON-TINH Medium fey (spirit), chaotic evil Armor Class 11 Hit Points 45 (10d8) Speed 30 ft. STR DEX […]Read more "OA BESTIARY: CON-TINH"
Muji, Spirit Folk ninja far from home. 2nd level. Maline, human ranger. 2nd level. Rickkie, dragonborn fighter. 2nd level. And a bunch of NPCs. Written by Muji, the Kara-Tur wanderer: Hungry and hunted DC15 Survival Who’s tracking rations? .Read more "Out of the Abyss Session II Report"
SETTING The default setting and backdrop will be Rokugan from the Legend of Five Rings CCG. It is not a clone of that world but the basic background, map and layout and locations will be from Rokugan. This was the default setting used in D&D 3e. This means the Shadowlands and the Clans play a central […]Read more "ORIENTAL ADVENTURES PLAYERS GUIDE"