Like its companion book, Samurai with Katana, I suspect Ninja with Ninjato (1985) was released to capitalize on the success of Oriental Adventures for D&D. Despite the top bar on both books indicating it was part of a larger series of “Heroes and Monsters of Medieval Japan,” no further installments appeared. Unlike the Samurai, who […]

It being the 80s, there had to be ninjas, right? This is Games Workshop’s Land of Ninja (1987), their reprint of the Avalon Hill box set of the same name for RuneQuest. Again, the biggest problem here is that there is little in the system the reflects the world of feudal Japan, and vice versa. […]