Category Archives: Tabletop
A fantranslation for Japanese TRPG Kamigakari has been released. Featuring art from Yoshinori Shizuma, an artist well-known for his work on Kantai Collection, here is some information about this TRPG from the translator itself.
Another big name Tabletop RPG has now been tackled! Tokyo Nova is a Cyberpunk TRPG with an interesting gimmick – instead of being resolved with dice as is the classic method, it utilizes standard playing card decks instead!
A Christmas Gift from its kind translator – a partial fantranslation for Night Wizard 3E has been made available. Originally published in 2002, Night Wizard is a “modern magic” world in which magic-using teenagers known as Wizards fight against invading … Continue reading
From the translators of other Japanese Tabletop RPG hits such as Tenran and Ryuutama comes a new Kickstarter for “Shinobigami” From the Kickstarter description: “Shinobigami is a fast one-session RPG focusing on character drama, stories of conflict and cooperation, and … Continue reading
Yet another addition to the slow, yet ongoing process of making more Japanese RPGs available to English reading audiences comes “Monotone Museum” As stated by the author, “Monotone Museum was actually created as an example of how someone with no … Continue reading
One of my personal interests happens to be comics (usually comedic in nature) on Tabletop games. Not simply fantasy comics that are set in a licensed setting like the D&D world, but where the framework is actually people sitting around … Continue reading
Thanks to the hard workers at 4chan again, a new fan-translation of another Japanese TRPG has been released! What’s the appeal of this system, you ask? I’ll let the translator’s notes speak for itself.
Kantai Collection is a Japanese social game that has achieved great popularity recently, somewhat like a second coming of Touhou in terms of fanart, merchandising and other such expressions of love from the fandom. It’s about… I dunno, cute anthropomorphic girls representing … Continue reading
Once in a while, I suffer the delusion that I’m a game designer and start working on a game. Usually I don’t complete them, but this isn’t one of those case. “Excavators” is a board game designed for 2-5 players. … Continue reading
Yup, it’s another Kickstarter notice bringing your attention to projects that AREN’T “yet another Videogame Kickstarter preying upon the nostalgia of old JRPGs fans!” This time, we have a translation/localization project of Ryuutama, a Japanese tabletop RPG.