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🎨 Creative [It's (Not Actually) My Birthday] Hit me with some weird kung-fu!

Lord Raziere

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Stoic Poker Style:
The users of this style realize that all the world is game of poker: you have your hand, the opponent has theirs and you must keep up your poker face while making plays to win. This applies especially to battle to make sure you don't show your ace too early. Thus this style is often one that is combined with others to hide your real abilities. Thus the Stoic Poker stylist fights with minimal force necessary to take out the opponent, complete calm and constant analysis of their opponent.

Cheating Gambler Style:
These users however, originate from Stoic Poker users who realized that they we were wrong. Life is not a game of poker, but a casino and the house always wins eventually- unless you cheat. After all, the only way to win a rigged game is to re-rig it in your favor. Thus this style is about techniques to stack the deck so that you win the fight before you ever go into it. There is no such thing as a fair fight in a rigged universe after all.

Casino Owner Style:
This style originates from Cheating Gambler users who realizes: hey, cheating is great, but why not be on top instead? This martial arts style is about becoming the house- namely, god and thus mastering determining the chances of everyone, with the eventual creation of your own pocket universe where you determine the rules and chances that you can bring people into as your own battlefield to exploit.
 

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86) Chance Styles
Stoic Poker Style:
Cheating Gambler Style:
Casino Owner Style:
I could see this being a set of Japanese MAs being used by Yakuza in the Heian period and later. Historical Yakuza were always gamblers and those that spend time in various town places. They were organizations for the common folk. In period, they were either robin hood esk heroes of the people defending them against the excesses of the Buke or they were just organized criminals. (Later they became mouthpieces and organizers for the common folk.)
 

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86) Chance Styles


I could see this being a set of Japanese MAs being used by Yakuza in the Heian period and later. Historical Yakuza were always gamblers and those that spend time in various town places. They were organizations for the common folk. In period, they were either robin hood esk heroes of the people defending them against the excesses of the Buke or they were just organized criminals. (Later they became mouthpieces and organizers for the common folk.)
Style weapons include: dice, playing cards, coins, bills, chairs, poker chips, lottery tickets, draw straws, and various improvised weapons.

To me, Stoic Poker is more basic and internal, while Cheating Gambler and Casino Owner styles are more magical, external and advanced, with the major difference between the second and third being that Cheating Gambler is more direct and focused in its cheating while the Casino Owner is more environmental and controlling of the situation around them. of course Stoic Poker is probably seen as the most honorable of the three and the most widely practiced, and that many would espouse the possibility and virtue of defeating either of the latter with just Stoic Poker. while some just use Stoic Poker as a beginner style to help understand learning one or the other latter styles.

87: Pool Ricochet Style:
The user has mastered the art of Pool into a fighting style. Wield a pool cue, they can bounce various cue balls off buildings to hit people from strange angles and hit people with their pool cue. some have such mastery that they become pool snipers, able to kill someone with a single cue ball hit to their head from a mile away. to them, there is no such thing as chance- only calculated trajectories and proper exploitation of the environment. Some are so great, that they have mastered the Eight Ball Eyes technique to see into the future and are never caught by surprise.
 

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88: Feng Shui Kung Fu.

Turning the traditional discipline against its base principles and refining the result to an astonishing degree, masters of FSKF turn their personal spaces into geomantic nightmares. A practitioner can deliver devastating blows to an opponent on the other side of a room simply by nudging an end table a few millimeters to the left. The style is normally ineffective outside of a prepared sanctuary, but true masters are alleged to be able to lay Feng Shui traps in open country given only a few seconds of prep time.
 

PedroSteckecilo

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Water Strider Style
The key to water strider style is distributing all of your weight and strength into the smallest points on your body, toes, fingertips, elbows... even things like your hair, nose and ears when you want to get really weird. It's primarily offensive in its moves as it's difficult to "block" with such small points, but its practitioners are usually quite quick on their feet due to how much strength they can shift. The advantage to this style is that the lightest touch can pack the power of a full strength punch or kick.
 

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Net Ninja Style:
This style was invented by ninjas seeking to update their power to the modern era of cyber-warfare. Their most iconic power is to jump into computers or phone and ride the grid and waves to jump out of any computer or phone in the world as form of near-instant teleportation, and have tecchniques to fool and hide themselves from electronic security, and even form tron and electric-like weapons from nearby screens. Their movements are often quick as lightning and more than one foe has died to a knife suddenly stabbing them out of their cell phones
Form Weapons: fighting chains, fighting wires, ninja-to, shuriken, combat knife, electricity, pistols, sniper rifles.
 

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91) White Wing Style
The monks of the Western temple took the Crane Style and over the centuries applied their magical techniques to it. Thus

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Athletic, Block/ Strike, Defense, Focus, Kick, Quick Strike, Sweep, Whirlwind
- Shield of feathers: Sweeping motions allow a shield effect against ranged and melee attacks +3 per 2 spell difficulty.
- Glide of Wings: Increased the distance a leap can go by one step per spell difficulty or +2 per level to acrobatics (jumping/ bouncing/ etc).
-Sharpness of senses: Enhancing the focus to awareness and analyze style rolls. Strike the pose and reach out with your senses, reduce range penalties or style penalties for appropriate rolls.

These spells can be cast by magical skill (and taken as magical spells) or as martial arts skill (White Wing Style) with -2 penalty.

If you are a noted student, there are more advanced and secret spells to be taught in addition to the White Wing Style.
 

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Tornado Dance Style:
A supernatural enhancement of Capoeira, as the user spins the produce razor winds and tornadoes from moving through its forms. Its user therefore the normally showy melee combat into a method of ranged combat and environment control through tornado winds. The movements themselves are normal capoeira but wind magic is added to it, and the battlefield turns into a whirling world of tornadoes messing up everything.
 

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I'm a practitioner of Wing Tsun Keun Kung Fu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Shaolin Chin-Na Kung Fu. If you have any specific questions, I'll do my best to answer.
 
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