Sengoku Horizon

Look towards the Horizon

The Warring States Period: Fierce warlords fought for control of Japan, and many would perish. When a warrior falls, where does the passion they once held go? Possibly into something dear such as a favorite weapon or heirloom. These heirlooms have been labeled as “relics”, and those that carry them are labeled as “Scions." Recently more and more of these special relics have been activating, signaling the start of a great change as ancient power meets the modern world!

Now For The Local News, 3/8/2017Spring has come. The war with the Ikko Ikki monks has begun! The Bugei students set off to various areas of Japan in the first war the country has seen in nearly 200 years! What will happen as monks and samurai clash? FIND OUT!

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~Glossary~

Arquebus: The precursor to the rifle. Many guns in this version of Japan are modeled after it, despite being more powered. They are also used for training at Edo Bugei.

Bugei: An ancient term for military combat.

Edo Bugei Academy: The prestigious military school in the city of Edo, run by the shogunate.

Daimyo: A lord in charge of an area.

Ikki: A group of rebels that are trying to protect the people against the cruel oppression by samurai leaders.

Metsuke: Metsuke are the police force of Japan.

Relic: A special artifact unique to the samurai that uses it. It has special, magic like powers. Sometimes referred to as a sacred item.

Sakoku: The concept of Japanese isolationism from the rest of the world.

Samurai: The warrior class from feudal Japan.

Scion: The title given to someone capable of using a relic.

Sekigahara: The famous battle in the year 1600 between East and West Japan. The two major forces in the battle where the Toyotomi and the Tokugawa.

Shogun: The most powerful samurai and military leader of Japan. In charge of keeping all other samurai in order.

Wokou Pirates: The famous pirate group from ancient Japan that would suddenly appear and raid coastal cities.

Warring States Period: The era of Japanese history from roughly 1500-1615.


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~History Resources~

Koei Wiki:
http://koei.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page
This wiki can be used to look up a few samurai, as well as nice concept art about them.

List of Samurai:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_samurai
A list of samurai on wikipedia.

Samurai Archives Wiki:
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Main_Page
A cool wiki with well researched clan and samurai information.

Samurai Archives Podcast:
http://www.samuraipodcast.com/
A podcast by the owners of the samurai archives website. Review the earlier podcasts in the collection for great information on sengoku era Japan.

History of Japan Podcast:
https://historyofjapan.wordpress.com/
Great general history of Japan podcast.

Japanese Castle Explorer:
http://www.japanese-castle-explorer.com/
Awesome website for looking at Japanese castles.


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