KI KHANGA: THE SWORD AND SOUL ROLE PLAYING GAME puts you in the role of a character of your liking in a world of mystery and magic; of villainy and victory; of sword… and soul.

Will you delve for lost artifacts in the ruins of ancient temples? Strap on beaded armor and an nkisi necklace to battle undead legions as they storm your city upon the backs of skeletal camels, or defend your village from a swarm of ravenous impundulu? Whether you’re making your way through the magical forests of Wandatu or fighting to survive in the palm oil-lit back alleys of Sati-Baa, you and your team will need all your wits, combat skill, and magic to make it through. But most of all, you’ll need each other.

This rulebook is the essential centerpiece of Ki Khanga: The Sword and Soul Role Playing Game, with rules for character creation, magic, arms, armor, divination and much more – everything you need to play Ki Khanga as either a player or Griot!

The next great adventure in fantasy roleplaying takes off here, and Ki Khanga: The Sword and Soul Role Playing Game is your ticket to a lifetime of adventure!

The Ki Khanga Core Rulebook includes:

  • All player and Game Master rules in a single volume.
  • The ability to create characters the way YOU want them to be, without restrictions of class or species.
  • Multiple maps and detailed overviews of the 16 countries and multiple cultures that comprise the world of Ki Khanga including their gods, major factions and threats, and more.
  • Complete rules for combat.
  • African weapons, armor, and items – magical, spiritual and technological – from hand cannons and divine armor to enchanted swords and biological implants.
  • Rules for magic, deadly traps, bizarre diseases and poisons, and everything else you need to craft exciting adventures.

And now, with Ki Khanga powered by OpenQuest, fans of the original version of Ki Khanga: the Sword and Soul Role Playing Game have a new way to play!

Ki Khanga: The Sword and Soul Role Playing Game features cinematic game mechanics based on the acclaimed OpenQuest D100 system and is compatible with other D100 systems.

Available NOW in paperback and e-book formats!

About Balogun

Balogun is the author of the bestselling Afrikan Martial Arts: Discovering the Warrior Within and screenwriter / producer / director of the films, A Single Link, Rite of Passage: Initiation and Rite of Passage: The Dentist of Westminster. He is one of the leading authorities on Steamfunk – a philosophy or style of writing that combines the African and / or African American culture and approach to life with that of the steampunk philosophy and / or steampunk fiction – and writes about it, the craft of writing, Sword & Soul and Steampunk in general, at He is author of eight novels – the Steamfunk bestseller, MOSES: The Chronicles of Harriet Tubman (Books 1 & 2); the Urban Science Fiction saga, Redeemer; the Sword & Soul epic, Once Upon A Time In Afrika; a Fight Fiction, New Pulp novella, Fist of Afrika; the gritty, Urban Superhero series, A Single Link and Wrath of the Siafu; the two-fisted Dieselfunk tale, The Scythe and the “Choose-Your-Own-Destiny”-style Young Adult novel, The Keys. Balogun is also contributing co-editor of two anthologies: Ki: Khanga: The Anthology and Steamfunk. Finally, Balogun is the Director and Fight Choreographer of the Steamfunk feature film, Rite of Passage, which he wrote based on the short story, Rite of Passage, by author Milton Davis and co-author of the award winning screenplay, Ngolo. You can reach him on Facebook at; on Twitter @Baba_Balogun and on Tumblr at

2 responses »

  1. The land of Oyo, in the West of Ki Khanga is in danger. Enemies from the fetid bowels of the Cleave are advancing toward the aafin (“palace”) of the Alaafin (“Emperor”), Oba Rogba. Only your band of heroes stands in their way. Will you succeed in defending the castle and protecting Ki Khanga?

  2. Octavia says:

    I am so happy that i have found this site. Thank you. Please keep updating.

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