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Jiangshi: Blood in the Banquet Hall RPG Up On Kickstarter

Your family has been running a successful restaurant. Many have enjoyed the fine cuisine, coming in hungry and leaving satiated and happy. But things are not all fine in the kitchen. The family is besieged by a Jiangshi, an evil spirit. You must work together to not just keep the restaurant going, but to find a solution to your supernatural problem. That's the story behind Jiangshi: Blood in the Banquet Hall, a new RPG that's up on Kickstarter now.

From the campaign:

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.

The campaign's making its way to 2x funded with 22 days left to go.

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