Superior Strategist – Phoenix Clan Analysis

The Mystical Phoenix Clan. The Empire has many Shugneja but none understand magic better than the Phoenix Clan.  They also are the keepers of the Tao of Shinsei.  With this power and knowledge comes great responsibility.  Phoenix tend to be very pacifistic knowing they can unleash the fury of the…

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Superior Strategist – Dragon Clan Analysis

The enigmatic Dragon Clan. No clan is misunderstood by the Empire than the Dragon Clan.  They usually stay in their mountains and practice their techniques and meditate hoping to reach enlightenment.  Their monks always speak of wisdom but typically have that answer wrapped in a riddle.  When they intercede in…

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Legend of the Five Rings LCG Preview – Utaku Infantry

Welcome to #UnicornWeek. After the grand return of the famed Ree Soesbee yesterday to the world of Rokugan, we continue with a preview card for the Unicorn.  While the Unicorn have the largest cavalry force in the Empire, our preview card today is actually a member of their infantry forces:…

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Superior Strategist – Grand Master of the Elements

The name Legend of the Five Rings implies the importance of the Five Rings: In the classic L5R, you could win the game via Enlightenment (playing a copy of each ring via its game text), but most decks only played a couple of rings.  This made the name ‘Legend of…

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L5R LCG Print and Play Demo Decks

Now that we have had enough cards and rules spoiled, it is time to start playing some games. Below are demo decks designed for each clan so far.  Each deck includes a Stronghold, 5 province cards (4 neutral, 1 in clan), a 30 card dynasty deck, and a 30 card…

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Superior Strategist – Lion Clan Analysis

Pardon the lateness of the article!  We were ambushed by the Crane! The Lion Clan is traditionally one of the most martially focused clans of the Great Clans of Rokugan, and stand as the Right Hand of the Emperor and lead his armies into war. Where the Crane Clan prefer…

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Superior Strategist – Crane Clan Analysis

The Crane Clan stand as the gatekeepers of culture and civilization in the lore of Legend of the Five Rings.  In the Collectible Card Game, they were most well known for being Left Hand of the Emperor, for hosting some of the premier duelists of the Empire, and as the…

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Legend of the Five Rings LCG Preview – Honored General

Welcome to #LionWeek. The Lion Clan historically have been the Right Hand of the Emperor.  They carry out the military orders of the Emperor.  As such, they tend to have the largest standing army who are ready to attack at a moment’s notice. As the size of Lion’s army is substantial, they…

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Tales from the Epitaph Exclusive Preview – Cavalry Escort

What in tarnation?  How did we get a preview? Helps when you know the Sheriff, David Lapp. We have a very exciting spoiler for you from Pine Box Entertainment Group for the upcoming set, Tales from the Epitaph!  With no specific release date as of yet, we give you a very…

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Black Sun Syndicate – Star Wars Destiny News from GAMA Day 1

“GAMA trade show was yesterday (industry convention for the business end of the tabletop gaming industry). Here’s the text from a Reddit post about it from Brian Alan. FFG had a presentation on Destiny yesterday, and here were highlights from it… Awakenings was in production since June, with heavy production…

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