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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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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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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Legend of the Five Rings LCG Preview – Utaku Infantry

Welcome to #UnicornWeek. After the grand return of the famed Ree Soesbee yesterday to the world of Rokugan, we continue with a preview card for the Unicorn.  While the Unicorn have the largest cavalry force in the Empire, our preview card today is actually a member of their infantry forces:…

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L5R LCG Print and Play Demo Decks

Now that we have had enough cards and rules spoiled, it is time to start playing some games. Below are demo decks designed for each clan so far.  Each deck includes a Stronghold, 5 province cards (4 neutral, 1 in clan), a 30 card dynasty deck, and a 30 card…

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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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Black Sun Syndicate – Star Wars Destiny News from GAMA Day 1

“GAMA trade show was yesterday (industry convention for the business end of the tabletop gaming industry). Here’s the text from a Reddit post about it from Brian Alan. FFG had a presentation on Destiny yesterday, and here were highlights from it… Awakenings was in production since June, with heavy production…

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