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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Truly #L5RHonored

A few weeks ago, Fantasy Flight Games held an #L5RHonored contest to invite players to a special event in London on Sept 2nd.  You can find my entry here. I even had some special tweets from folks about my entry: Can’t say enough good things about my former editor’s passion…

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Forever Mantis #L5RHonored

My fascination with the Far East began at an early age.  Saturday mornings were not only for cartoons but also Kung Fu Theater.  While the terribly dubbed movies were certainly out of sync,  it was the action that I was interested in.  After that, I began studying martial arts as…

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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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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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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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Legend of the Five Rings LCG Preview – Honored General

Welcome to #LionWeek. The Lion Clan historically have been the Right Hand of the Emperor.  They carry out the military orders of the Emperor.  As such, they tend to have the largest standing army who are ready to attack at a moment’s notice. As the size of Lion’s army is substantial, they…

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Announcements – Recruiting

In the business of secrets, staying ahead has become increasingly more difficult. There are many new websites and blogs that have popped up since March.  It’s time for a recruitment effort. We are looking for folks who wish to join us to blog and podcast about L5R. Things you should…

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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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