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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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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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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