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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Announcements – Recruiting

In the business of secrets, staying ahead has become increasingly more difficult. There are many new websites and blogs that have popped up since March.  It’s time for a recruitment effort. We are looking for folks who wish to join us to blog and podcast about L5R. Things you should…

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An Alliance with the Kobune Port Forum

Alliance between the Kolat Information Network and the Kobune Port Forums Exciting news comes from the Islands of Spice and Silk! Islands of Spice and Silk, 29th day of the Month of the Dragon – An treaty was signed forming an alliance between the Kobune Port Forums and the Kolat…

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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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Kolat Information Network – L5R LCG News from GAMA day 1

The Empire cannot escape the Kolat Information Network. Today at GAMA, many companies came to talk about their products for release this year. Notes were transposed by Josh Fohrman, who was at the event: We bought this property for more than just doing a card game. – Steve Horvath “Players…

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The Oni’s Eye – Episode 11 – Dawn of a New Age

Today marks the anniversary of the launch of the Kolat Information Network.

Has it really been 6 years?  I honestly can’t believe it.  I’m humbled that you have made the Kolat Information Network your source for L5R news.

The last year and a half have been hard with the absence of the game in the limelight, but that all changes soon.

In this episode of The Oni’s Eye, we discuss the new image found with only 7 Clan Mons, the tweets from Steve Horvath, and the GAMA schedule where the first potential game spoilers could be dropped by Fantasy Flight Games.

Kolat Information Network – L5R LCG Poster

Thanks to an informant, Rafael Varo, who posted this link on my Facebook page. This is the first official information about the L5R LCG that we have seen. The image and information was found on Terra Ludica’s Facebook page: According to Terra Ludica: It’s highly official: we took this picture…

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Black Sun Syndicate – Awakenings Metagame

Now that we have had time to acquire cards and actually have events, lets take a look at what the metagame actually looks like. Popular 2 Character Decks Elite Jango / Elite Veers One of the cheapest decks to get is Jango Veers.  The deck contains no Legendary cards. The…

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