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September 21, 2013
by Diamond Sutra
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So, Matt and I (Andy) have partnered up with the Geeky and Genki network to deliver media (postcasts, videocasts) through their website! We’ll be posting more info here when there is content over there, so for now go ahead and … Continue reading

June 22, 2013
by ennui

Japanese Occultism

When I was majoring in Japanese in college, I excitedly signed up for as many Japanese religion classes as they offered. For years I was looking for the sources of the ideas I’d seen several times in anime up to … Continue reading

June 19, 2013
by Diamond Sutra
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Doublecross in English: Preorder Now!

Doublecross, one of my favorite Japanese RPGs of all times, is now available in English, through Amazon! http://www.amazon.com/Double-Cross-Role-playing-Game-Rulebook/dp/0615708110/ A note from the publisher, though: https://plus.google.com/u/0/101235997413051519555/posts/E1uszhzQeYS Please treat these as a preorder, and give him some time to fulfill them. The … Continue reading

November 10, 2012
by Diamond Sutra

J-RPG Podcast? J-RPG Podcast!

Google Drive: https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B1uVoci2ePQKYnhiSmNMdGppMzA  Direct Link: http://www.j-rpg.com/podcast/j_rpg_podcast_1.mp3 Hey all! Last month Matt Sanchez and I–partners in crime at Kotodama Heavy Industries –were bored, so we put together the first of hopefully more podcasts about Japanese Tabletop RPGs. Since it’s an introductory podcast, we focus … Continue reading

August 16, 2012
by Diamond Sutra

A followup to the GenCon Talk on International Gaming!

Heya all! Jason Morningstar from Bully Pulpit gave a lecture on international gaming. You can download the discussion here! http://dl.dropbox.com/u/3441990/gen_con_2012_international_rpg_scene.mp3 Here are some quick liner notes for his discussion. His highlights include: Ryutaama, Shinobigami, MAID, Tenra, Meikyuu Kingdom, Komiket, replays, … Continue reading

August 5, 2012
by Diamond Sutra

Dead? Not Quite!

Hey all! Sorry that we’ve been fallow for like half a year. A lot of craziness this year, including working in Tokyo for a month, securing the rights to translate and produce two more Japanese RPGs, and planning out a … Continue reading