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Cathay Sourcebook

Cathay Sourcebook

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Published by donaldzisko
Its sourcebook for warhammer. Its no official but interesting. Its actually official materials plus couple made by fans.
Its sourcebook for warhammer. Its no official but interesting. Its actually official materials plus couple made by fans.

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Published by: donaldzisko on Aug 26, 2008
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Written by B. Scot Hoover
 
 
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Copyright Notice............................................................................................................................................4
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I
NTRODUCTION
.............................................................................................................................................6
People...............................................................................................................................................................6 The Land..........................................................................................................................................................6 
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G
EOGRAPHY
..................................................................................................................................................8
 
Flora.................................................................................................................................................................8 Natural Resources..........................................................................................................................................9Wildlife...........................................................................................................................................................10Fantastic Creatures.....................................................................................................................................12Chaos Creatures...........................................................................................................................................14 Law Creatures..............................................................................................................................................14Undead...........................................................................................................................................................14
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H
ISTORY
.......................................................................................................................................................16
 
 Dynastic Timeline.........................................................................................................................................16 Cathanese Calendar....................................................................................................................................27 
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R
ELIGION
.....................................................................................................................................................28
 
The 9 Sages & Ancestor Worship..............................................................................................................28Vimtaoism......................................................................................................................................................32 Law Cults.......................................................................................................................................................35The Cult of the God-Emperor/ Legalism..................................................................................................35
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P
OLITICS
......................................................................................................................................................38
 
The Mandate of Heaven..............................................................................................................................41 A Career in the Bureaucracy?...................................................................................................................41Secret Organizations...................................................................................................................................41Crime and Punishment................................................................................................................................42Taxation.........................................................................................................................................................43 Education.......................................................................................................................................................43
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P
ROVINCIAL
G
AZETTEER
(
SEE
A
 
M
AP OF
C
ATHAY
)
..........................................................................44
 
 Datai...............................................................................................................................................................44Pingdong........................................................................................................................................................44 Bei An.............................................................................................................................................................44 Dongtan.........................................................................................................................................................45Yukou..............................................................................................................................................................45Wei Ao............................................................................................................................................................45 Leofoo.............................................................................................................................................................45Song Jiang.....................................................................................................................................................45
 
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Kun Tsou........................................................................................................................................................46 Wan Tsou.......................................................................................................................................................4Shuang Hsi....................................................................................................................................................4Shan Jiao.......................................................................................................................................................46 Kitsevara........................................................................................................................................................46  Hobgoblin Hegemony..................................................................................................................................46 Ungol Steppes...............................................................................................................................................4 Han Kuo.........................................................................................................................................................47  Nippon............................................................................................................................................................47 Sind/Indhya....................................................................................................................................................47 
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S
OCIETY
.......................................................................................................................................................48
 
Family............................................................................................................................................................48Social Classes...............................................................................................................................................48 Business & Trade.........................................................................................................................................49Currency........................................................................................................................................................49Face................................................................................................................................................................49
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W
ARFARE
&
 
M
ILITARY
............................................................................................................................50
 
 Military Organization..................................................................................................................................50 Mercenaries...................................................................................................................................................51Weapons & Armor.......................................................................................................................................51Gunpowder & Explosives...........................................................................................................................52
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M
ARTIAL
A
RTS
(
ADAPTED FROM
G
ARRET
L
EPPER
)
............................................................................54
 
 Martial Arts Styles.......................................................................................................................................54Combat Mechanisms for Martial Arts......................................................................................................56  Martial Arts Styles Table............................................................................................................................57 Cathanese Martial Artist Careers.............................................................................................................57 The Emperor’s Wall.....................................................................................................................................59
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R
OLEPLAYING IN
C
ATHAY
.....................................................................................................................60
 
 Basic Career Generation............................................................................................................................60 New Cathanese careers...............................................................................................................................61Cathanese names..........................................................................................................................................71CAMPAIGN NOTES....................................................................................................................................72
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M
AGICK IN
C
ATHAY
................................................................................................................................74
 
Cathanese practice.......................................................................................................................................74 Magick Items.................................................................................................................................................74
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E
QUIPMENT
&
 
P
RICES
............................................................................................................................77
 
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B
IBLIOGRAPHY
.........................................................................................................................................7814.0
 
A
UTHOR
S NOTE
.......................................................................................................................................79
 

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