Forgotten Legacy: Daidoji Takichi and Doji Hakuseki Experienced 2

Both of the following cards were originally previewed on L5R.com FL Countdown page. Daidoji Takichi is an exceptional scout.  4F for 7 gold is a strong Iron Crane and 3 PH. His ability to remove himself and another personality at this battlefield to another battlefield is a great ability.  The…

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Before the Dawn: Crane Clan Preview Analysis

I meant to get to this yesterday but I quite behind quite a bit.  These cards were originally previewed on The Home of the Crane Clan. homeofthecraneclan.com. Up first is Kakita Nara. She has a way to raise your province strength (from 6 to 8). The second ability will be…

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Kotei Meta Game Problems

I know I will get some flak for this but: Gentleman, we have a problem. Take a look at the numbers through last week of the current Kotei season: Week One Week Two Week Three Week Four Week Five Week Six Week Seven Week Eight Overall % Crab 29 45…

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Before the Dawn Preview: Kakita Munemori Experienced and Tamori Shosei

Good morning, fellow Kolat!  This morning’s card was originally previewed on L5R.com Kakita Munemori Experienced is certainly going to have a bulls-eye on his forehead. Talk about shutdown. Looks like a staple to me. The second preview was originally previewed on L5R Facebook page. Tamori Shosei is quite the honor…

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Before the Dawn Preview: Asahina Nanae

As you can tell, I’ve been scouring the ‘net digging for previews, and I found this crane beauty. This is a direct link to their Defenders of the Asahina Temples theme in Emperor Edition.  A 2 force / 4 chi shugenja for 7 gold a decent stat line but she…

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Before the Dawn: Packaging Info

If you guys haven’t seen the new packaging, this is awesome; even more than The Dead of Winter. You’ll notice that the boxes have the Mantis and Crane, even though the starters for the set are only for the Crab, Phoenix, and Lion. According to the mothership, each of the…

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Emperor Edition Themes: Crane – Protectors of the Temples

While honor is nothing new to the Crane, this theme certainly is.  The Asahina family haven’t been as prominently promoted in the game as the Kakita, Doji, and Daidoji families but they just as important. The Arrow Knows the Way The Asahina family was originally Phoenix.  Isawa Asahina was the…

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