The BASTION Kickstarter: Who are the Fihankra?

A Peek Inside the Bastion Kickstarter

Fihankra

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The Fihankra are the greatest warriors that have ever treaded the dying land of Ife Oodaye.  The sigil carved into the center of their foreheads resembles a slash of flame.  The same fire glows within the pools of their eyes.  Although this order was instrumental in preventing Lord Obonsam from scattering the last of the great races of Ife Oodaye, it is nonetheless feared.  Even the great Akan king fears the power of this ancient order.

Along with sacrificing their bodies, the Fihankra forsake many things, in favor of protecting Bastion from the remnants of Lord Obonsam’s army.  They are also instrumental in preserving the populace from the ravages of the Gray Mist.

The Doom Riders (as they are also known) continually venture forth into the depths of the Gray Waste.  They search for survivors; they explore ancient ruins; and they hunt down prides of deformed beasts as well as the malingering dead.  Many of the Fihankra fail to return from their lonely patrols.  Sadly, some blame the Fihankra for the Gray Mist.  They suggest that this ancient band of warriors brought forth the mist so that they could use it as a pretext to gain control of Bastion through fear and manipulation.

All the great races can become Fihankra.  The annals of this order include Akan, Tunannu, Rijal-Alhajar, Umbari, and Solari heroes. These individuals have shouldered the burden of this terrifying power and use it to serve Bastion.

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BASTION: Afro-Centric Sword and Sorcery fantasy Kickstarter is live!

 

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BASTION is a fantasy roleplaying game set in the last city at the edge of oblivion. A post-apocalyptic game where the heroes explore the wasteland to find survivors of the last great global holocaust that has corrupted all life. Bastion is an Afrocentric fantasy horror game where decay and the warping power of animated chaos corrupt everything it touches.

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Kickstarter starts November 6, 2018

 

BASTION: Afro-Centric Sword and Sorcery fantasy Kickstarter Preview

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BASTION is a fantasy game set in the last city at the edge of the world. Bastion is a post-apocalyptic game where the heroes go into the wasteland to find survivors of the last great global holocaust that has corrupted all life. At its core Bastion is about the sacrifice the heroes will make to save the remnants of life left in the world and looking for a way to push back the warping plague that has harrowed the world for hundreds of years.

Bastion is an Afro-Centric fantasy horror game where decay and the warping power of animated chaos twists everything it touches.

 

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Bastion is a supplement using the MYTHIC D6 game system. Playing Bastion requires the MYTHIC D6 core book, a handful of dice and an awesome attitude.

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The following writers shaped and influenced the concepts in Bastion and without them, perhaps Bastion would be much different.

  • Charles R. Saunders: For the Imaro series of book.
  • Michael Moorcock: His Eternal Champion and the odd description of the warping influence of chaos.
  • Clark Ashton Smith: For all the weird world of sword and sorcery fantasy, he delivered in his time.
  • Glenn Cook: For the Black Company Series
  • Stephen King: For the horror novella, The Mist

 

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Bastion is a post-apocalyptic game where the heroes go into the wasteland to find survivors of the global holocaust that corrupted all life. At its core, Bastion is about the sacrifice the heroes will make to push back the warping plague harrowing the earth.

The players of Bastion take on the roles of a Fihankra, the security, and shields of the people of Bastion.

The Fihankra are the greatest warriors that have ever walked the dying land of Ife Oodaye. The sigil carved into the center of their foreheads resembles a slash of blue of flame. The same blue fire glows within the pools of their eyes.

 

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AkanThe Akan

The proud people of Ife Oodaye. The Akan are the leaders of the free people of Bastion, and in them the gods found favor.

Rijal-Alhajar

Rijal-Alhajar

Rijal-Alhajar believe that oaths are as solid as their stone bodies. The stone men of Ife Oodaye are the most potent warriors god has ever made.

Solari

The Solari

The solari are not from Ife Oodaye. They hail from another dimension or world altogether. The Solari are made from a spark of the sun and burn just as bright

Tunannu

The Tunannu

Once the rulers of the world of Ife Oodaye, the diminutive reptiles now ally themselves with the Akan against Lord Obonsam.

Umbari

The Umbari

The Akan men have always known that the Umbari exist, but their encounters with them have been fleeting. The Umbari are things of shadow push from their shadowy homes in the eternal twilight of the south. They now ally themselves against the menace of Lord Obonsam.

 

SNEAK PEEK AT THE COMING KICKSTARTER

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Kickstarter starts November 6, 2018

MYTHIC D6 Adventure Anthology

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The MYTHIC D6 Adventure Anthology is taking shape and moving along.

The book is going to edits

The art has been commissioned

And the cover is almost done.

The MYTHIC D6 Adventure Anthology

For the Project: Mythic game world contains several adventures written by some of the industry’s top writing talents.
64+ pages of extraordinary adventures mixing super heroics with cosmic horror.

  • Greg Saunders (Exilium, Summerland, Esoterica)
  • Kieran Turley (Dragon Warriors, Space 1889)
  • Elizabeth Chaipraditkul (Witch, Familiars of Terra)
  • Chris Spivey (Harlem Unbound)
  • Simon Washbourne (Barbarians of Lemuria, Triumphant!)

 

Gen Con Sunday Free book Phrase

Want to snag a FREE copy of MYTHIC D6 at Gen Con 2018?

Sunday Phrase of the Day:

I can’t believe how many quarters you can fit in your navel!

If you don’t catch me anytime that day, you can always buy the book the Indie Press Revolution booth. Just head on over to booth # 2459 and tell the gang there to sell you a cool RPG book, and if they’re out, settle for a MYTHIC D6!


Rules:

  • When I’m in a game (running or playing) or a panel, I’m can’t be approached
  • When I’m in the bathroom
  • When I’m having my daily eyebrow or Brazilian wax (its just awkward)
  • Don’t be rude or pushy to me or other humans in the area. I’m having fun, and I want everyone around me to have fun as well. Let’s be good humans.
  • When the books are gone for the day, they’re gone- sorry.

Each day I will post a new phrase, and each day I will give away 3 books.

For an idea of where I will be, take a look at my itinerary (note, some entries are a little dubious)

Gen Con Saturday Free book Phrase

Want to snag a FREE copy of MYTHIC D6 at Gen Con 2018?

Saturday Phrase of the Day:

Pig’s feet are almost as tasty as cop feet

If you don’t catch me anytime that day, you can always buy the book the Indie Press Revolution booth. Just head on over to booth # 2459 and tell the gang there to sell you a cool RPG book, and if they’re out, settle for a MYTHIC D6!


Rules:

  • When I’m in a game (running or playing) or a panel, I’m can’t be approached
  • When I’m in the bathroom
  • When I’m having my daily eyebrow or Brazilian wax (its just awkward)
  • Don’t be rude or pushy to me or other humans in the area. I’m having fun, and I want everyone around me to have fun as well. Let’s be good humans.
  • When the books are gone for the day, they’re gone- sorry.

Each day I will post a new phrase, and each day I will give away 3 books.

For an idea of where I will be, take a look at my itinerary (note, some entries are a little dubious)

Gen Con Friday Free book Phrase

Want to snag a FREE copy of MYTHIC D6 at Gen Con 2018?

Friday Phrase of the Day:

You know, my mom has the same neck tattoo.

If you don’t catch me anytime that day, you can always buy the book the Indie Press Revolution booth. Just head on over to booth # 2459 and tell the gang there to sell you a cool RPG book, and if they’re out, settle for a MYTHIC D6!


Rules:

  • When I’m in a game (running or playing) or a panel, I’m can’t be approached
  • When I’m in the bathroom
  • When I’m having my daily eyebrow or Brazilian wax (its just awkward)
  • Don’t be rude or pushy to me or other humans in the area. I’m having fun, and I want everyone around me to have fun as well. Let’s be good humans.
  • When the books are gone for the day, they’re gone- sorry.

Each day I will post a new phrase, and each day I will give away 3 books.

For an idea of where I will be, take a look at my itinerary (note, some entries are a little dubious)