Kanabo

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Player's Handbook: 17 pages, staple-bound softcover, A5. Black and white interior, color cover. New.

Chronicler's Handbook: 21 pages, staple-bound softcover, A5. Black and white interior, color cover. New.

Adventure Handbook: 11 pages, staple-bound softcover, A5. Black and white interior, color cover. New.

 

KANABO is a rules-light pen-and-paper fantasy role-playing game set loosely in Tokugawa-era Japan (1600–1868) and based on iconic sword-fighting genre movies set in that time period, with cultural consulting by James Mendez Hodes (@LulaVampiro). This is a trio of zines.

 

Within the 17-page Player's Handbook, you'll find:

  • A series of tools for safe play, for Chroniclers and Travelers both
  • A lightweight, easy-to-run d100 system with four stats
  • A randomized character system that provides compelling starting points for your adventurer
  • Hirelings, tools, clothes, provisions, and weapons to set you on your journey

 

Within the 21-page Chronicler's Handbook, you'll find:

  • A series of tools for safe play, for Chroniclers and Travelers both
  • Tools for new and veteran GMs alike
  • Weather and encounter tables
  • A concise NPC list
  • A series of tables to generate your next KANABO hexcrawl
  • Factions, adventure sites, and magical & mysterious discoveries

 

Within the 11-page Adventure Handbook, you'll find:

  • A series of tools for safe play, for Chroniclers and Travelers both
  • A hexcrawl, including a town - Peach Tree Village, featuring NPCs, Shops, and Rumors
  • A 19-key hex-map using Nate Treme of Highland Paranormal Society's hex tiles
  • Nearly 40 Encounters and Discoveries