Kuochuan Dog Boxing Kung Fu

Entrance Requirements No Attribute or Alignment restrictions. Skill COSt 14 Years (7 Years if as Secondary Martial Art Form) If ever there was a martial art that was downright silly, this is it Dog boxing involves stupid-looking paw attacks from ground level, ridiculous barking and yipping noises, and the ability to walk around on all fours (or all threes). The reasoning behind this madness is that the moves often deliberately bait other martial artists, causing them to underestimate their...

Isshinryu Karate

Entrance Requirements No Attribute or Alignment restrictions. Skill Cost 10 Years (6 Years as a Secondary Martial Art Form). Isshin-Ryu is an Okinawan form of Karate that emphasizes circular flowing technique with more snap motions than most kinds of karate. It's also relatively new, founded in the 1950's, but popular enough to spread throughout the world. Many of its movements are taken from other forms and it is flexible enough to continue the borrowing process. A master will not rush into...

Tangsu Karate

Entrance Requirements No Attribute or Alignment restrictions. Skill COSt 8 Years (5 Years as a Secondary Martial Art Form) Developed in the 7th Century, this is the most ancient of the Korean Martial Arts. T'ang-Su, or T'ang hand, is the precursor to all forms of Karate. It's also the hardest Karate form, the one that holds damaging strength over speed or agility. Training combines martial art techniques with wilderness survival. Students often have to run through snow, climb mountains, and...

Tae Kwon Do Karate

Entrance Requirements No Attribute or Alignment restrictions. Skill Cost 8 Years (5 Years as a Secondary Martial Art Form) Tae Kwan Do, loosely translated as the way of hands and feet, is studied in many of the world's military organizations. The idea is to efficiently combine kicks and punches for the best possible attack form. Probably the most kick-oriented of all the martial arts. A master will attack quickly, preferably with some kind of flying jump kick. If the opponent is able to avoid...

Drunken Style Of Kung Fu

Entrance Requirements No Attribute or Alignment re rirttom. Skill Cost 16 Years 8 Years as a Secondary Martial Art Form The idea behind the Drunken Style of Kung Fu is purely deceptive, all the moves can be performed while imitating a drunken stupor. Also called Ts'ui Pa Hsien, meaning the Eight Drunken Fairies Form. Encountering a master seems to be nothing more than happening across an ordinary drunk. Wobbling unsteadily, stumbling to the ground, making uncertain hand movements, and...

Arts Of Invisibility

Intonjutsu Art Escape

There is more to the art of invisibility than moving quietly and sticking to the shadows. Ninja and other secretive martial artists learn from the Japanese Kabuki puppet theatre, where handlers, although dressed in black, are in clear view and yet manage to vanish. For the puppeteers, as for other practitioners of the Arts of Invisibility, stealth combines mental silence and absolute physical control over the body's movement, breathing and heartbeat. 1. Art of Stealth or Pi Mi Hsing Tung This...

Martial Arts Powers

Neutral Atemi Paralyze Blood Flow Hit Point Attack Grasping Hand Dislocate Joints Open Hand Deafen or Stun Withering Flesh S.D.C. Attack Dim Mak Kills Chi Chi-Gung Natural A.R. Dam Sum Sing Wrist Hardening Kick Practice Chi Awareness automatic with any Chi Power Chi Relaxation automatic with any Chi Power Chi Combat automatic with any Chi Power Positive Chi Skills Chi Healing Dragon Chi Body Chi attribute bonuses Positive or Negative Chi Skills Hardened Chi Extra S.D.C. Soft Chi Find Weakness...

Eagle Claw Kung Fu

Entrance Requirements No Attribute or Alignment restrictions. Skill Cost 10 Years 4 Years as a Secondary Martial Art Form The Eagle Claw system, known as Xing Chiao also known as Farm Tzu is highly acrobatic. It stresses high leaps and kicks, along with claw-like attacks to the eyes and throat. The master of Eagle Claw will attack an opponent at first opportunity, preferably moving in quickly with some acrobatic attack. Ideally, he will retreat in the last action of every melee round and return...

Kung Fu Exclusive

Entrance Requirements No Attribute or Alignment restrictions. Skill Cost 12 Years The official martial art of Communist China, Wu Shu War Arts is practiced by millions of people and is a requirement for Chinese espionage agents. This is a very structured form of Kung Fu where each phase of training is carefully programmed and controlled. Because Chi is officially considered to be superstitious nonsense, the art is strictly physical. Wu Shu artists are also performers, with the best looking,...

Martial Art Techniques

Chi Channels

Spectacular and secret martial art skills require years of dedicated practice under the most rare and talented instructors. Once learned, any of these skills can be used in conjunction with any martial art form. 1. Falling Technique. The character learns the fine art of falling. Not just from a few feet, but from dozens of feet, and then from hundreds of feet. The character also learns to always land properly, automatically bouncing back to a two foot, one foot, or cross-legged stance. At safe...

Wui Wing Chun Exclusive

Entrance Requirements No Attribute or Alignment requirements. Skill Cost 15 Years Wui Wing Chun is a Kung Fu system that's open to women only. Strikes are at extremely close range. Combination attack defense moves are favored, as well as rapid hand technique combined with low kicks. All training is done in secrecy and all students are sworn never to reveal the form to any male. Teachers are found just about anywhere there is a Chinatown, from Hong Kong to San Francisco. Costume Silk or cotton...

The Art Of Seizing

Entrance Requirements Any alignments admitted but Honorably aligned characters will tend to avoid Ch'inNa. There are no attribute requirements. Skill Cost 13 Years 6 Years as a Secondary Martial Art One of the first arts that involved studying the nerves, tendons, joints and muscles of the human body. This is the ancient precursor to Aikido, Jujutsu and many other modern forms. Although Ch'in-Na is really a form of wrestling, its precise holds, strikes and locks can be disabling or deadly. The...

Sankukai Karate

Entrance Requirements Restricted to Honorable Alignments. No Attribute restrictions. Skill Cost 13 Years 7 Years as a Secondary Martial Arts Form Sankukai is a martial art dedicated to the idea that combat involves understanding and accepting the enemy. The actions of an opponent should not be opposed, rather, as in Aikido, they should be assisted. Likewise, the relationship between opponents is more like a dance than a contest. 1t is also taught that there is a movement in every stillness, and...

Shaolin Kung Fu

Entrance Requirements No Attribute or Alignment restrictions. Skill Cost 12 Years 8 Years as a Secondary Martial Art Form This is the original version of Kung Fu also called Gung Fu , and the martial art that spawned hundreds of derivative forms. It has shaped and influenced all the martial arts. 1t all started in the Shao-lin Temple in the Chiu Lien Mountains. For over a thousand years, students of the martial arts traveled there for training. This continued until the reign of the 17th Century...

Mienchuan Cotton Fist Kung Fu

Entrance Requirements Limited to Unprincipled selfish , Anarchist selfish , and Dishonorable Alignments. No Attribute Minimums required. Skill Cost 17 Years 10 Years as a Secondary Martial Arts Form Like the Japanese Aikido, the Korean Yu-Sool, and the Okinawan Taido, Mien-Ch'uan concentrates on internal, circular and deflecting movement. And, like them, it also provides plenty of Chi training. However, unlike those forms, Mien-Ch'uan ignores the concepts of fair play and honor to concentrate...

Thai Kick Boxing Exclusive

IMPORTANT NOTE Because Thai Kick Boxing is so intense, it must be both the Primary and Secondary Martial Art Forms for the character. In other words, Thai Kick Boxing counts as tw0 Martial Art Forms. Entrance Requirements No Alignment restrictions. Minimum Attributes are P.S. 8, P.E. 8, P.P. 12 and Spd. 8. Skill Cost 6 Years Thai Kick Boxing, or Muay Thai, is the national sport of Thailand. The ultimate in a pure combat martial art. Everything is oriented towards the lightning attack of fists...

Lichia Shorthand Kung Fu

Entrance Requirements No Attributes or Alignment resstrirtfora. Skill Cost 10 Years 5 Years as a Secondary Martial Arts Form It's called Short-Hand Kung Fu because most of the movements are based on a boxing distance, close enough for hand movements but too close for anything but snap kicks. Other strengths are rapid stance changes and intricate hand movements. The Li-Chia master will enter combat steadily and deliberately, advancing to combat range. Then it becomes a simple matter of out...

Pao Pat Mei Leopard Style Kung Fu

Entrance Requirements No Attribute or Alignment restrictions. Skill Cost 8 Years 4 Years as Secondary Martial Art Form As with the Tiger Claw Form, Pao Pat Mei is based on the fighting prowess of one of the great hunting cats. And the difference between the two styles is like the difference between tigers and leopards. Where tigers rely on pure strength and power, the leopard must use quickness and accuracy. The tiger can afford direct contests of power, where the leopard must be more cautious...

Monkey Style Kung Fu

Critical Strike Points Kung

Entrance Requirements No Attribute or Alignment restrictions. Skill Cost 12 Years 6 Years as Secondary Martial Arts Form Monkey Style Kung Fu, sometimes referred to as Tai Sing Pek Kwar, is based on the movement of apes and monkeys. Each position imitates the clown-like flips, acrobatics, and loose body of the creatures. To best understand the whys and wherefores of the Monkey form just pay a visit to the Monkey House of the nearest zoo and spent some ti me watching. They have the ability to be...

Fong Ngan Kung Fu Phoenix

Entrance Requirements No Attribute or Alignment restrictions. Skill COSt 10 Years 5 Years as a Secondary Martial Art Form Fong Ngan means Phoenix Eye, a duo-reference both to the Phoenix Eye Strike actually a variation on the Double-Knuckle Strike and the eyeball-to-eyeball contact that one attempts to make with an opponent. This form depends on crowding the enemy, forcing wrong moves. Simultaneous attacks and intimidation are common, retreating is discouraged. At the first sign of a fight, the...

Tienhsueh Touch Mastery Exclusive

Learn Kung Basics

Entrance Requirements Mminimums attributes include I.Q. 11 and M.E. 8. Restricted to characters of Diabolic Evil alignment. NOTE It is possible for characters to have taken this form and then go through an alignment change. Skill Cost 20 Years To study Tien-Hsueh, the Chinese art of Touching Vital Points, requires a complete knowledge of human anatomy. The student becomes as familiar with the flow of blood, the workings of the body's organs, and, most importantly, with the nervous system, as...

The Crane Style Of Kung Fu

Crane Beak Strike

Entrance Requirements No Alignment or Attribute requirements. Skill Cost 15 Years 6 Years as Secondary Martial Art Bok Pai, also known as the White C ne StYle' is one of the major styles of Kung Fu. According to legend, a lama priest once witnessed a battle between a crane and an ape where the crane managed to win by using the agility of its long legs, huge wings, and pecking movements. It is one of the more aggressive martial arts. Training is rigorous, involving years of practicing...

Fuchiao Pai Tiger Claw Kung Fu

Kung For Strength

Entrance Requirements No Attributes restrictions. Requires a Minimum M.A. 8, minimum P.S. 10 and minimum P.E. 8. Skill Cost 8 Years 4 Years as a Secondary Martial Art Form Inspired by the strength and power of the tiger, the Fu-Chiao Pai form is dedicated to building the strength and endurance of its followers. This is very much an external form, stressing offensive attacks, and a linear form, utilizing all kinds of solid, maximum-damage strikes. A Master of the Tiger Claw Form will enter...

Chi Hsuan Men The White Jade Fan Exclusive

Entrance Requirements No Attribute or Alignment re rirtmm. Skill Cost 15 Years of Study One of the most ancient, and strangest, martial arts in existence. Even its name, Chi Hsuan Men means Unusual Style. Started in the 5th Century B.C. as a defense mechanism for the bureaucrat class of the ancient Chinese dynasties, all the movements involve the use of the white jade fan, actually a fan-like metal weapon, for both disarming opponents and poking. The Chi Hsuan Men master will attempt to calm...

Aikido Exclusive

Entrance Requirements Alignment must be Principled good , Scrupulous good , Unprincipled selfish , or Aberrant evil . There are no attribute requirements. Skill Cost Years of Study Needed 1 5 Aikido has the greatest pacifist stance of all the martial arts presented here. Although Aikido exhibits great defenses against other martial artists it has no offensive moves whatsoever. This is partly because there is no competition in Aikido, where each student seeks to come closer to a perfect sense of...