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ABOUT LIAM

Ko au 

Ko Titirangi tōku maunga

Ko Waiau tōku awa

Ko Waikaremoana te moana

Ko Rangiahua tōku marae

Ko Ngāi Tamaterangi tōku hapū

Ko Ngāti Kahungunu ki te Wairoa te iwi

Ko Takitimu te waka

No Tūranga ahau

Kei ōtautahi tōku kāinga inaianei

Ko Liam Stevens tōku ingoa

No reira, tena koutou, tena koutou, tena tatou katoa.

Greetings

Titirangi is my mountain

Waiau is my river

Waikaremoana is my sea

Rangiahua is my marae

Ngāi Tamaterangi is my hapū

Ngāti Kahungunu of Wairoa is my iwi

Takitimu is my waka

I am from Tūranga/Gisborne

Christchurch is where I now live

I am Liam Stevens

A warm welcome to you

Who is liam?:

Liam is a Māori TTRPG creator, cultural consultant, and critic based in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Having played TTRPGs since he was a young boy, Liam's involvement in the broader TTRPG scene took an upswing with his foundation of Mud & Blood podcast as a co-host. Since then, Liam's involvement in the broader RPG scene has expanded to developmental editing, sensitivity reading, and cultural consultation, as well as game design.

As someone passionate of their Māori heritage, Liam's interest in game design has grown alongside his desire to find his traditional roots and embrace his cultural heritage. Toa TableTop is born from the melding of these two vital elements of Liam's sense of self and is a realization and representation of his Mana manifest in the world.