11/25 L5R.com Countdown and Facebook Preview

The Facebook preview today is a reprint from Stronger than Steel, the Kolat Strategy, Mysterious Deaths. This card saw a lot of play in faceless (decks with few/no personalities) in the deck.  With this kind of PK, it is all about timing.  Seeing this card however makes me believe that…

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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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Before the Dawn Preview: Forging Destiny and Yasuki Dokansuto

Up first is Forging Destiny, L5R.com countdown preview. I always liked cards that negates events rather than ones that just avoids them for the time being.  This one actually has a great defensive action (get me out of here!) and a 4 focus valve. If a deck need event negation,…

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Before the Dawn Preview:

Today’s preview from the mothership is a Kolat Holding! Stolen Merchandise is 2 gold cost holding that can copy another player’s holding base abilities or Gold-producing traits on a holding with gold cost 1 to 4. That is an amazing ability.  I certainly will look forward to using this card…

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Before the Dawn Preview: Phoenix

As a Kolat, I don’t know whether to be angry by the fact that Phoenix are now hunting Kolat, Ninja and Shadowlands peeps or to be happy that this may lead to more story time for the Kolat. No one expects the Phoenix Inquisition! Let’s start off with the Stronghold,…

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Celestial Favor

While the Celestial Arc has not been my favorite arc, it has produced some great building blocks for the future: Tournament Balance This is one of the things that I think DT got right. Every clan has at least 1 tournament playable deck this arc, most have 2, and some…

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