Kage Sensei: Designing a Kenjutsu Kata


With our new downtime in L5R, I thought it was time to talk more about Kenjutsu Kata (also known as L5R cube) design and drafting.  We have so many cards now that are now obsolete, we need a good use for them.  Today’s lesson is about how to design your …

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Should We Take A Cue From The Star Wars CCG Player Committee?


With the death of the L5R CCG by AEG, I have had a thought recently about how to continue this version.  Obviously, with AEG no longer having rights to the IP and FFG stating to the effect that the game will change under there watch, normally this would be the …

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A Deathseeker and a Legend?: Let the rumors begin


The Kolat have kept their eyes and ears open. So there have been much news today.  Rumors that could be very interesting: Dave Williams, designer of the original L5R, LBS, and 7th Sea, left his job at Red 5 Studios, creator of Firefall, to start “an exciting new venture” Andy …

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Fantasy Flight Games Distribution Model: The LCG (R)


Time for some background information on Fantasy Flight Games LCG (R) model for those who don’t know what it is. The company was formed in 1995 and their primary success has been with Board Games.  It began exploring collectable card games in 2002 with the license of A Game of …

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Revere the Past: How to Keep L5R CCG Going


With the sale of L5R IP to FFG complete, we have about 12K to do something with. There are many formats for L5R for all of those cards that we now have lying around. Arc Formats The game went through many story arcs.  Each arc was its own constructed format.  Each format …

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