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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Superior Strategist – Grand Master of the Elements

The name Legend of the Five Rings implies the importance of the Five Rings: In the classic L5R, you could win the game via Enlightenment (playing a copy of each ring via its game text), but most decks only played a couple of rings.  This made the name ‘Legend of…

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Superior Strategist – Lion Clan Analysis

Pardon the lateness of the article!  We were ambushed by the Crane! The Lion Clan is traditionally one of the most martially focused clans of the Great Clans of Rokugan, and stand as the Right Hand of the Emperor and lead his armies into war. Where the Crane Clan prefer…

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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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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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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.