An interesting looking roleplaying game has arrived from Wet Ink Games and Game and a Curry Games. In Jiangshi: Blood in the Banquet Hall, you’ll roleplay as a Chinatown family faced with 1920s racial challenges AND vampires. The PDF bundle includes the 128 page corebook, scenarios, and more at DriveThruRPG for $25.00. The boxed set is arriving in early 2022 and will carry an MSRP of around $65.00. Check out the scenario book absolutely free.
About the game:
This is a collaborative, storytelling RPG about a Chinese family making their living by running a restaurant in one of America’s Chinatowns, circa 1920. Despite societal backlash and anti-Chinese laws, they have turned a profit and their quality of life has recently improved.
Night, however, brings a new terror.
Players take on the roles of members of the Chinese family (mostly from Guangdong province), spanning three generations, who face threats of jiangshi (hopping vampires) at night and racism by day. It has players balancing the responsibility of maintaining their family business with protecting themselves and their community from the dreaded Jiangshi. This is primarily a game about storytelling. Combat is limited, but horror, drama and sometimes comedy are the primary vehicles for driving the game forward.