2004 The Resurrection

These tournament reports and winning decklist by Salman Barakat were archived on Dr. Zen Faulkes website Steel and Iron: Legion of the Dead 2004 Legend of the Five Rings Story Event “Of all the Spirit Realms, few are so highly honored as Yomi. It is the Realm of the Blessed…

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1996 Sword of the Hantei

The first L5R World Championship took place at Gen*Con (which was at the time in Milwaukee, Wisconsin).  The deck construction rules were slightly different then as the minimum deck size was 30/30.  Attached is the decklist from the event taken from Imperial Herald, Volume 1, Number 4 Ken Carpenter (Crab)…

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Rokugan Lore: Hida O-Ushi

As part of Woman Crush Wednesday, I thought I would start a column, one that I hope I can find someone with more time to take over at some point to help educated the new players of L5R into the history of the game and the legendary characters (especially the…

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The Peasants Revolt

With the official start of the Ivory Arc upon us, we have all begun testing decks in anticipation for Kotei season.  I have been watching games as well as gathering information on what each clan has to offer.  Today I am going to talk about the deck that seems to…

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Torn Asunder – The Crab

Our agents among the Yasuki have brought the Crab Clan preview link. Our messengers brought two previews from the Imperial Palace, Daigotsu Bofana Experienced & Spoils of Exploration Found at BoardGaming.com were the cards Brothers of the Great Lake & Imperial Deployment Our agents also found a preview on Facebook,…

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The Shadow’s Embrace: Crab Clan Previews

Our Yasuki friends have sent us the info that the Crab Previews are up at the Crab Clan Catastrophe.

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Embers of War: Crab Clan Previews

These previews were found out our Crab brethren at the Crab Clan Catastrophe: Hida Bakishi is certainly a welcome sight to Berserker players.  He’s 7 force for 9 gold and has an actually ability (rather than a detriment like Hida Horu).  Hiruma Moritoki is a blank Crab Scout with 4…

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Emperor Edition: Crab Clan Previews #2

These card previews were brought to us by Yasuki Jinn-Kuen and the rest of the Coin Sect at The Crab Clan Catastrophe Forums: First up is Hida Horu, the soul of Hida Hebi from The Harbringer.  He’s taking the province alone or he’s not taking it at all.  Here’s another…

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Emperor Edition: Crab Clan Previews

These card previews were brought to us by Yasuki Jinn-Kuen and the rest of the Coin Sect at The Crab Clan Catastrophe Forums: Hida Bushotsu is a generic 7 force 8 gold berserker. Nothing exciting but still has a use early in the arc. Next up is the Little Bear,…

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Emperor Edition: Crab Clan Strongholds

Today on L5R.com, Bryan Reese spoiled the 4 Crab Clan Strongholds for Emperor Edition: The Siege Warfare theme is going to be a tough shell to crack.  9 Province strength, a Ranged 5 attack, and gain 2 honor?  I know the Kaiu were good but geez.  Honor / Dishonor /…

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