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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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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More news on Wisdom of the Thunders

Good evening agents. Madam Misaki geisha has obtained more information after her honoured guest had decided to return and enjoy the entertainment and plentiful sake on offer at her house. Each winner shall be able to select a thunder to bestow their guidance on their clan. Madam Misaki felt that…

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Intercepted Message from Organized Play

Good evening agents.  I trust you found the accommodations welcoming. This evening Kakita Misaki had one of her geisha bring some information to her attention: Wisdom of the Thunders A Global Storyline Tournament for the L5R CCG Throughout a thousand-year history that includes countless heroes to rival the feats of…

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Spring 2015 Kotei Season – Week 13 Report

Greetings Kolat Informant readers! The last few days the online L5R world has been buzzing about the first previews of Thunderous Acclaim that have been popping up on the Alderac site, the Imperial Herald, as well as the clan forums. But before that started happening, weren’t there some Kotei the…

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Spring 2015 Kotei Season – Week 9, 10, & 11 Report

(Author note: My apologies, loyal Kolat readers! In the last few weeks my wife and I closed on a new house, moved into said house, I battled a rather nasty illness, and had my hard drive fail and leave with no computer access for several days. I’ll be quick with…

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Q&A

Hello all, I asked for some questions for this week and got two really good ones that are a departure from my usual draft fare. Enjoy. What are the biggest differences between European deckbuilding and American deckbuilding? Why are the philosophies so different between the game’s two largest competitive environments? – Monjoni…

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