Righteous Blood, Ruthless Blades is a tabletop roleplaying game with a wuxia theme and a dark atmosphere. I won't waste time introducing the game here, let's get right to the resources.
I have a handful of articles on my Righteous Blood Blog that you might find useful.
Martial Arts in RBRB - I delve into the martial arts system of the game and our thinking behind it
Leveling up, meditation, and Fire Deviations - I give background and genre context for these aspects of the game
Alcohol, wine, baijiu, and drinking - I go into the cultural and genre realities of drinking alcohol in wuxia and China
Challenges for GMs in RBRB - I talk about 3 elements of the game that I believe to be particularly challenging for game masters
10 Wuxia Movies that make Perfect RPG One-Shots (Part 1) - The title says it all
10 Wuxia Movies that make Perfect RPG One-Shots (Part 2) - The title says it all
In the Righteous Blood Podcast, Brendan Davis and I talk about aspects of the game and the movies that inspired it. Each episode is roughly an hour long.
Episode 11 - Q&A. We answered questions from fans! Lots of great info.
Episode 12 - The Obsidian Bat. We dissect the adventure provided in the rulebook, including non-spoiler advice for players and spoiler-filled details for GMs.
Episode 13 - Q&A plus GM style, adventures, martial nicknames and other tidbits.
China History Podcast. This is an amazing resource if you want historical elements in your game.
Extras on Osprey Website - Character sheet, bonus chapter, and name generation guide
Fillable Character Sheet - Created by jonmarron at rpgpub.com
Mildra Podcast Interview - Lots of juicy tidbits and background info in this interview
Name Generator - An online version of the PDF I penned. Created by Ross D'Souza
NPCs in Chinese characters - Created by me and my wife, compiled by Ross D'Souza
Review/Unboxing video by GMSMagazine - A great video if you're curious about the game.
Roll20 macros - Created by Ross D'Souza
Understanding Chinese Fantasy Genres - My best-selling book breaking down common terms, themes, and tropes from genres including wuxia. Be aware that the book also delves into high fantasy genres like xianxia and xuanhuan (which are not part of Righteous Blood, Ruthless Blades)
Here are some of the videos from my YouTube channel that are relevant to the game. Some of this info can also be found in written form in my book Understanding Chinese Fantasy Genres.
Alcohol and wine. Information about the types of alcohol or "wine" consumed in wuxia novels.
Historical Chinese Martial Arts. Review of a book on the subject. Great reading.
Chinese people don't say "Hello" or "Thank you". Understanding how Chinese greetings work might help make your adventure or campaign a bit more culturally accurate.
Courting death. Explanation of this common term from wuxia novels.
Creating names for characters. This video might be helpful if you're wondering how to come up with authentic names for your characters.
DnD 5e "wuxia" guide. Spoiler: it sucks.
Fire Deviation. This is a general video about the topic, with information about how the mechanic is used in RBRB.
Hard to pronounce Chinese names. How to pronounce names that start with Q, X, or J.
The Jianghu, what is it? Information about the Jianghu.
Sects and clans. What is the difference between the two?
Swords and sabers. Differences and similarities between the two.
Sworn brotherhood. Talking about this common trope from Chinese fantasy novels.
There is a wealth of information on YouTube that can be helpful for players and gamemasters. Here are a few channels and specific videos that I recommend.
RPG philosophy. This is a playlist with a lot of amazing advice for both GMs and players.
How to be a Great Game Master. This channel has great content for GMs and players alike.
Running a Heist. Heists are a common theme in wuxia, and can make for great adventures with Righteous Blood, Ruthless Blades. This video is great for GMs planning a heist adventure.
Running a Mystery. Mystery adventures are also common in wuxia, and make great adventures. This video is great for GMs planning a mystery adventure.
Handling Player Death. Player death is more likely in Righteous Blood, Ruthless Blades than in some of the more mainstream RPG systems like Dungeons and Dragons. This video has some tips for how to handle those situations.
The Matt Mercer Effect. This video explains the Matt Mercer Effect. If you're picking up Righteous Blood, Ruthless Blades and are also a fan of shows like Critical Role or Aquisitions Inc., you should take the time to watch this video.