Subversive Influence – Rebirth of Legend of the Five Rings

Welcome to a new age! Today, Fantasy Flight Games had the much-anticipated information drop on the Legend of the Five Rings LCG (Living Card Game).  For reference, I’ve linked all of those items here: Announcement Page Changes from the Classic CCG Enter Rokugan A Peek Into Legend of the Five …

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Gempukku – An Introduction to L5R

With the impending relaunch in sight and the information drop coming on April 19th, I felt it was time to begin a new recruitment article.  This article is for those who have never heard of Legend of the Five Rings before. Note: I have no advanced knowledge of Fantasy Flight …

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Subversive Influence – Star Wars Destiny Review

Normally, I do not indulge in gaijin items, especially on this channel, but this one is quite near to my heart.  George Lucas and his love for Akira Kurosawa films and the influences that Kurosawa films had on Star Wars, I think that is reason enough for cross promotion here. …

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The Ikoma Histories: The Day Rokugan Stood Still

On the morning of September 11th, 2015, we awoke to a major announcement that many of us were not prepared for. The dual announcements on both the L5R page and the Fantasy Flight Games page sent shock waves throughout the gaming world. It shock Rokugan to its core.  Many players were …

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A Legacy Ruleset to Enjoy

After some research, lengthy discussions, and a few games, I have hereby disband my attempt at creating a base ruleset.  The reason that I came to this conclusion is due to the fact that one already exists. As many of you know, there are groups who play legacy formats constantly. …

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New Player Driven Format: Voting on Basic Rules

A few weeks ago, I posted an article about a Player Driven Format similar to the Star Wars Players Committee here and we let the players decide whether we would continue to pursue this endeavor.  Of the votes received, 56.1% chose Yes and 21.1% chose Maybe. Today, we begin looking in …

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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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6th Ring Gencon Announcement

Hello L5Rers! My name is Simon Copp and I am a member of the 6th Ring stream team. The 6th Ring was created in 2012 by Frank Kallal and Josh Kolb to engage the wider community by broadcasting events they were running or attending. Over time the team has grown …

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Thunderous Acclaim Draft Review – Overview

Previous articles: Common Dynasty Common Fate Uncommon Dynasty and Sensei Uncommon Fate Rare Dynasty Rare Fate – Hello and welcome back. So now we’ve gotten the card by card out of the way it’s time to start looking at the format as a whole. Compassion I’m on the fence about …

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Thunderous Acclaim Draft Review – Rare Fate

Previous articles: Common Dynasty Common Fate Uncommon Dynasty and Sensei Uncommon Fate Rare Dynasty Followers Conscription Officer This is pretty slow but being able to spread the followers is very good at blanking a lot of effects. Junghar Regulars It’s a little slow and not as good as the common …

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