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WHAT'S FIELD GUIDE TO YOKAI

It's a collection of Japanese horrors for use with Yokai Hunters Society (the rules-light pen & paper RPG about monster hunters in Meiji Japan) or the OSR game of your choice.

Format & Content:

  • A5 size
  • 56 pages 
  • Black & White plus Red
  • 35 different yokai with 35 original illustrations, descriptions, and stats for the original game and OSR systems.
  • 7000+ words

Physical Zine

You can purchase a physical copy of the zine at:
Spearwitch
Monkey's Paw Games
Exalted Funeral (Sold Out)


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In order to download this zine you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $10 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Field Guide to Yokai v.1.0.pdf 22 MB
Field Guide to Yokai v.1.0 (Spreads).pdf 21 MB

Limited Physical Content

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Limited physical copy

Includes:

  • A sample of the zine in PDF format. 
  • The full digital version of the zine.
  • A copy of the physical version of the zine, shipped during the Summer of 2022.
  • Shipping  (Worldwide)


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Field Guide to Yokai (sample).pdf 2 MB

Development log

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For those playing with YHS what should we interpret the spells of the three Hannya as - are we supposed to look up an OSR spell list and pick some and just make them YHS abilities? 

A supplement about rituals and magic is something I would like to do in the future, but for the moment you have two choices: choose the spells from the OSR game of your choice (this is the way I play it) or come up with your own spells and use the level for the saving throw if any. 

Where do we send our address to you?  I've ordered one and would like for it to get shipped as soon as possible.  Please let me know the best way to reach you with my address.  Thanks.

My e-mail address: punkpadour@gmail.com

Thanks!

for shipping estimate time… does “summer” mean like, july? august?

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Short answer: most likely the second week of August.

Long answer:

If there are no issues with the printing process, I could send them in July. The thing is shipping in Taiwan is pretty affordable for magazines, but they still don't allow shipping to certain countries (a lot of them actually) due to COVID. As I'm traveling to Spain during the summer, I will be able to ship from there to those countries. I've run numbers for the shipping cost from Spain using the information they have on their website, but I know how things work there, so until I actually go to the post office to deliver the zines, I don't know how much is really gonna cost. If the cost is the same or not too crazy compared to what it is in Taiwan, I will ship everything from Spain. That means I can ship earlier (July). If the shipping costs from Spain are much more expensive, I will just ship from there to those countries I can't from Taiwan. If I do so, I will do it during my last days in Spain, so everyone gets the zine more or less at the same time.

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I will keep you all posted with updates through the Development log and emails to those who purchased the physical zine.

wow thanks for all the details! sounds wild. excited to get it for whenever it arrives. thanks for all the hard work.

Congratulations on funding! Very excited to see the full PDF - and, of course, the finished book.

Thanks, Ian. 

Any chance of also being able to order a Mixam physical copy of the base game, too?

Quite excited for this!

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Thanks a lot!
Not in the near future, sorry... The quality is not the same, but if you want a hard copy, there are POD paperback copies available thru LULU:
https://www.lulu.com/en/en/shop/chema-gonz%C3%A1lez/yokai-hunters-society/paperb...

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I recently picked up the POD version of YHS and can confirm it is still quite nice

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Catch the medium strike! Very nice initiative...thk u.
p.s.: If possible take advantage of this initiative to add a Faq asked in this month (p.e. combat system, etc...) i think can be very usefull.

Thanks!

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Nice!

Is the physical copy limited to the US ?

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I would also like to know that! If yes, I'll have to run through some hoops to get it :)

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Thanks!
I’ll be shipping from Taiwan and Spain, so any country should be ok. If I can’t send it to a given location, I’ll contact the backer to find a solution or refund them.