Where Heroes Stand

This is Where Heroes Stand The peaceful village of Yamamura has had a good summer; the rice stores are full to bursting and even lord Honda looks pleased for once. So, as the momiji leaves turn to yellows and reds, the villagers gather for their annual autumn festival. Food stalls, games, gossip, the sweet sounds…

Explore Edo Japan

Are you itching to play Kamen, Land of Masks yet? I know I am. For now, here’s a kickstarter project to get you even more excited about exploring Japan… Check out the A Land of Narrow Paths Kickstarter now.

New Avernos Content

New pages in the Avernos Campaign Setting Wiki are:   Bastion, City: Bastion is the largest human settlement in Avernos, a city of spires that hides an ancient secret. Bastion, The Kingdom of: The northern human kingdom of Bastion is the largest territory to fall under a single ruler, namely the King of Bastion and…

PFRPG Sumo

Here are some simple rules for sumo wrestling, for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. The objective of sumo is to throw your opponent out of the ring, or dohyou, or to force them to touch the ground with any part of their bodies other than the soles of their feet. To play, both contestants roll…

Sneak Peek – Where Heroes Stand

I’m very proud to share this sneak peek of the book cover for Where Heroes Stand, the first adventure in the Kamen, Land of Masks Campaign. All credit goes to my beautiful wife for putting this together so masterfully. You can get the poster map of the campaign world over at RedBubble.com, or read more about Kamen, Land of…

Where Heroes Stand Play Test

A few weeks ago I ran my “Where Heroes Stand” adventure. Set in mythical Japan and using the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game system, the players play villagers hunting a group of ninja. It was a great experience and I wanted to share what I learnt from the play test. Enjoy.

Pathfinder Bestiary 3

I just picked up the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Bestiary 3, since it will form a major cornerstone of my upcoming Kamen, Land of Masks campaign. The campaign is set in mythical Japan, and Bestiary 3 has loads of monsters that can slot right in, like the Spirit Oni, Tanuki and Jorogumo. I always thought any bestiary…

Inquisitive Kitsune Cub NPC

  Presenting the inquisitive kitsune cub. Unable to resist the temptations of the local mountain village festival, he dons his disguise and joins the crowd. Before long he’s in over his head. Kitsune Cub XP 200 CR 1/2 Kitsune rogue 1, CG Medium Humanoid Init +7; Senses perception +5 DEFENCE_________________________________ AC 14, touch 13, flat-footed 11…

Samurai Bodyguard NPC

Presenting the samurai bodyguard. He delights in pushing the peasantry around, roughing up his masters enemies and otherwise bullying anyone who stands in his way.   Samurai Bodyguards CR 3 XP 800 Human Warrior 5, CN Medium Humanoid Init +0; Senses perception -1 DEFENCE_________________________________ AC 18, touch 10, flat-footed 18 (+8 armour, +0 Dex) hp…

Mountain Villager NPC

Presenting the humble mountain villager. Strong, hardy, and ready to run at the first sign of a katana wielding samurai. Mountain Villager CR 1/3 XP 135 Human Commoner 1, LN Medium Humanoid Init +1; Senses perception +0 DEFENCE_________________________________ AC 12, touch 12, flat-footed 10 (+0 armour, +1 Dex, +1 Dodge) hp 6 Fort +0, Ref…

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