Thunderous Acclaim Draft Review – Rare Dynasty

Previous articles: Common Dynasty Common Fate Uncommon Dynasty and Sensei Uncommon Fate – Before we start today I’d like to point your attention towards an article offering a different vantage point on the building blocks of drafting from Mark Armitage and Rory Heffernan. Take the time to read it over, it’s …

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Thunderous Acclaim Draft Review – Uncommon Fate

Previous Parts: Common Dynasty Common Fate Uncommon Dynasty and Sensei Followers Village Defenders There are few relevant Ashigaru to straighten so I wouldn’t raise your hopes over this one unless you’ve picked up a couple of Fresh Recruits. Items Flawless Naginata This looks a step below the best big common …

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Thunderous Acclaim Draft Review – Uncommon Dynasty & Sensei

Previous articles: Common Dynasty Common Fate Events Exodus of the Spider Without Hira Sensei the opportunity cost of running this over a personality is too high for most decks. Holdings Bamboo Irrigation This does nowhere near enough to warrant inclusion in the majority of decks. Combat Drill Field If you’re …

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Thunderous Acclaim Draft Review – Common Fate

Previous parts: Common Dynasty Followers Caravan Guards It’s usually going to be too cost prohibitive in the early game where it’s at it’s best but this is still a reasonable option for honour players. Fresh Recruits Outside of Ashigaru personalities these get better in multiples as you can attach them …

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Subversive Influence: Stand With The Mantis

As we stand against the darkness, many are wondering if the Mantis have a future in Rokugan. Some players and clans have never believed we ever belonged here as a Great Clan despite doing proofing time and time again that we are a Great Clan through our courage and our …

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Thunderous Acclaim Draft Review – Common Dynasty

Hi folks, I’m excited to be back to begin the set review for the first Twenty Festivals expansion, Thunderous Acclaim. For those of you aren’t familiar with the format for my reviews it goes a little something like this: Common Dynasty Common Fate Uncommon Dynasty and Sensei Uncommon Fate Rare …

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Announcements and Constructed Musings

Hello again, I just want to take a minute to address my article from a few weeks back. I’m well aware that some people came away with the impression that I thought Europeans were worse than Americans at deck building and deck selection. That simply isn’t the case. Clearly I …

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Malmo Kotei Side Event Draft Report

I have some words from James “Donny” Donnithorne-Tait about his experience of 2x 20F, 2x THA draft in Malmo. For those of you who don’t know Donny he is a loyal Phoenix clan player and the chair of the L5R user group in part because of his sterling work as …

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Subversive Influence: Mantis Path

Now that everyone has had some time to digest what is happening to the Greatest Clan, I will give my thoughts on what the Mantis should do. To me, our clan direction should be a combination of all 3 choices. The Mantis should remain a Great Clan. During this time, …

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Storms Never Fall

We began as just a minor clan.  Today we become the GREATEST clan. Many of you know that I am a diehard Mantis fan and player.  I began playing after the Second Day of Thunder, after the legacy that created the legend of Yoritomo.  Yoritomo’s Alliance eventually broke up at the …

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