L5R LCG Imperial Cycle Preview – Yasuki Taka

Imperial Cycle previews are showing up fast as World Championship begin on Wednesday. Our local agent with the Chrysanthemum Sect sent us a most interesting preview today as it involves one of our own: The Wily Trader himself brings his bag full of koku along.  While Taka is expensive, what…

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L5R LCG World Championship Coverage

Did someone ask about L5R LCG World Championship Coverage? It is with great sadness that I am not able to attend the first ever Legend of the Five Rings LCG World Championship.  I really wanted to be there as a competitor.  Instead, I will be your host and main commentator…

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Kolat Information Network – Imperial Cycle Launch Schedule Leaked?

My informants across the Empire have stumbled upon an e-mail which I believe is of utmost importance.  It seems that they are planning a much faster paced release schedule than normal.  While the e-mail has been sent out to a number of retailers, the Empire has not commented on the…

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Rokugan’s Rebirth

It has been a long wait for this day.  Two years and 24 days or 755 days to be exact.  It seemed like an eternity. As of September 11th 2015, the Collectible Card Game era ended.  I decided to write a final homage to the CCG and 1st through 4th Edition…

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Superior Strategist – Crab Clan Analysis

I want to thank teammate Christopher Martin for some 0f the card analysis of the Crab. The stoic Crab Clan. To the south of Rokugan lie the blighted Shadowlands, a dark realm under the sway of Fu Leng and the corrupted armies from the realm of Jigoku. The only safeguard…

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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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Journal of the Tiger – #GenCon50 Recap

Wednesday My sister came and picked me up and we headed north toward Indy up I-65.  When we arrived, we ate and headed over to the convention center to pick up our tickets, my badge from FFG, and get my mempo from Lisa Sell. Thursday I got to the Convention…

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Legend of the Five Rings The Card Game Core Set Unboxing

One of my agents within the confines of the Imperial Palace was able to get an unopened copy for use to unbox and go over some of the rules and changes from the CCG.  Here is the video below: -Yoritomo Arashi

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Truly #L5RHonored

A few weeks ago, Fantasy Flight Games held an #L5RHonored contest to invite players to a special event in London on Sept 2nd.  You can find my entry here. I even had some special tweets from folks about my entry: Can’t say enough good things about my former editor’s passion…

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