KublaCon 2007: A Gift of Earth

Confirmed for KublaCon, May 26, 2007:

A Gift of Earth
The Emperor’s prize would greatly enhance the reputation of your small clan. But others seek the honor. Minor clans, great clans, even bureaucrats. To whom will the Emperor’s favor go?

Opportunity and Danger are two sides of the same coin. The Emperor, the Great Hantei, has unvielded the presence of a new silver mine. Located in the Biwa Valley, this silver mine requires stewardship, most likely drawn from one of the minor clans with lands along the Valley. It would greatly enhance the prestige of your clan to win this stewardship, but others seek the honor. Minor clans, great clans, even bureaucrats. Who will gain the Emperor’s favor?
The Story

A Gift of Earth is a classical tale of honor, glory, greed and betrayal. Set within the lush Biwa Valley, our tale focuses on the machinations of several minor clans as they seek fortune and prestige.

“All Under Heaven“: all land within the Empire is owned by the Great Hantei. With the discovery of an previously unknown silver mine, revealed to the people by the will of the Great Hantei, a new opportunity opens for the small minor clans of the Biwa Vallley. Stewardship of the Emperor’s silver mine would open new opportunities for a minor clan. But old clan rivalries breed treacheries, and there is only one silver mine.

About This Game

A Gift of Earth is live action rpg, with elements of tabletop and strategic gaming. This is a two GM event. Rules will be taught as needed. Costumes are not required. This game does blend live action with table top gaming.

About the GMs

A Gift of Earth is produced by Wayne Ogle and Brian Isikoff. Producers of previous, highly successful convention events Test of Might, Lion at Autumn’s Gate, and The Eaters of Sin, Wayne and Brian have returned with their classic tale of honor and treachery.

A Gift of Earth is sponsored by EndGame and 2d6 Feet in a Random Direction podcast.


  1. Robert Fulkerson said,

    April 3, 2007 at 10:25 pm

    Hello there all. I hope I am not out of line as to plug my own game in the same space that you are plugging your own. However, I think that those that are interested in “A Gift of Earth” would also be interested in “Seven Brides for Seven Samurai.”

    KublaCon Program

    It will take place the next day at noon in one of the same rooms that “A Gift of Earth” will be played in. I would love to see a lot of the same faces I see at these games make it over to my humble game.

    Robert Fulkerson

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