Oriental Adventures: The Rulebook for AD&D Game Adventures in the Mystical World of Hardcover: pages; Publisher: TSR; 1st edition (January 1, ). Another of my old sheets I’ve dug up. Here’s one of my AD&D sheets, version , this one tuned for Oriental Adventures (1st Edition). I believe. AD&D 1st Edition Mini-Campaign Easily used for one adventure or a campaign . .. Jess Scappaticci: Look online for a book called”Oriental Adventures and.

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Would you like any additional players? Some things I liked about what I heard: China also has a huge repository of mythology that could be a great resource for a revised Oriental Adventures – not to mention a great variety of weapons and armor that would be interesting aad&d have in a campaign as well, from exploding bamboo tubes to mountain pattern armor to strange multi-bladed martial arts weapons. I look forward to more examination of this topic, and perhaps the release of some of the changes you would have made, had you been the editor.

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Oriemtal introduced, among other things, a whole slew of new classes, races, spells, monsters, and rules – of course the new classes were the most exciting part for most players! Bunraku is Japanese puppet theater that in some ways was the precursor for Kabuki theater.

Kensai “seek to perfect their oriwntal technique to the exclusion of all else. I put a very simple intro to what we will be covering. Also, Flower Liches of the Dragonboat Festival. A roster of Japanese names for Oriental characters. That module will feature a resort luxury cruise liner starship owned by the yakuza, and rather than a traditional resort ship, it is a redlight district entertainment ship – Bunraku puppet theater, brothels, gambling casinos, a black market, an MMA arena orienatl similar darker entertainments.

Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Oriental Adventures Hardback TSR 2018 1st Ed 1985

New styles for role-playing are also easily devised; taken from myths and legends, there is a lot of good material adbentures use out there! You can edit this page to create it. So, in any 1xt, in time, I will reorganize the Martial Arts Special Maneuvers section and post it or a link to it here! Considering that three of the four main actors are Asian Thai or Polynesian TonganI fail to see how this is whitewashed.


The monk appears in Player’s Handbook 3. This is NOT collector’s quality – but it might make a good playing copy.

Thought I’d post this over from the Traveller boards I need to get a new book of 5 rings Personal honor is also reflected in the honor of a character’s family. It seems that the author also weakened Chinese weapons the three-piece rod does less damage than a Occidental quarterstaff, for example while elevating Orifntal weapons such as the katana compared to a long sword.

Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: Orientl featured campaign setting of this edition is Rokugana campaign setting originally created for the game Legend of the Five Rings. Posted by Ed at 6: Also, the original TV series was a Japanese production. Kara-Tur 1 on 1 Adventure Gamebooks.

Drag photos anywhere to start a new post. The Genie’s Curse Birthright: Gary Gygax intended to incorporate the material from Oriental Adventures into revised versions of the Players Handbook and Dungeon Masters Guide[6] but left TSR shortly after announcing the project. The last three of these modules also had the Forgotten Realms logo.

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As for 2nd edition, there was a Kara-Tur boxed set and six or seven adventure modules released. Wait while more posts are being loaded. A number of the monsters from the Oriental Adventures setting, such as the oni, were included in the Monster Manual. Also such life-sized dolls often depicted a murder with the doll laying in a pool of blood.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We have ratings, but no written reviews for this, yet. Shepherd editioon that the skill system of aad&d slots” was a “sensible extension of the character rules, and should be extended to cover the whole system, not just this Eastern supplement”. Foremost, this list looks like the listings that one may find in a phonebook today when looking for martial arts classes not exactly good medieval fantasy material here. Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Lot.


I can ask some of my online gaming buddies, if you like.? They are deadly in combat, but cannot use magical weaponry because it detracts from the appreciation of their skill”. This page was last edited on 9 Octoberat Besides the 7 modules, there was also the Monstrous Compendium supplement I was rather disappointed with it, to be honest.

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The Assassin – Secrets of the Ninja”, Dragon Arrows of the East Dragon Issue – Jun The group was able to grab the eight handed mirror from the clutches of an evil minor lich and its bone naga minions The differences between each style are tremendous, far surpassing the differences in karate styles or jujutsu styles.

The kung fu styles are also great material for Oriental Adventures campaigns; for example, dog style specializes in prone fighting, while eagle claw specializes in grabbing and gripping techniques. Periodical Articles Podcast Episodes.

Shattered Lands Dark Sun: Oriental Adventures Average Rating: In my opinion, Oriental Adventures should be revised and made more Chinese foremost – after all, China was the “center” of the Asian world, even if the Western world had been in rapture of ninjas and samurais for a while in the ’70s and ’80s.

They aren’t playing Chinese characters. Originally shared by Michael Tumey – 13 comments.