Shiro Big Deck Rules Update: Tanuki Edition

Our spies among the Clans found the following information posted by Antonio Calderon on the L5R Facebook group: A new edition and some changes for BigDeck: Hello folks. I’d like to share with you the official rulebook of BigDeck! There’s a link to this document at shirobigdeck.com as well. The…

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TOH update on Cavalry Rules

A new update view Kwek to the TOH Rules regarding Cavalry: ANNOUNCEMENT [Cavalry] Cavalry has been a long-standing issue since the Rule Set rolled out. Unlike Naval, Blood Money, and ugh Gifting – we were looking at cards that have a huge chunk in the pool and was not designed…

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TOH Legacy Deck: The Great Walls of Rokugan

Now that you know about the TOH Legacy format, let’s talk more about what you can do. There is so much room for innovation with 20 years worth of cards. While I am more of a ‘Spike’ player, I do enjoy looking deep into deck design and love playing complicated decks.…

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The Obsidian Hand bans Moshi Eihime

We received a report of a new addition to the Obsidian Hand ban list: This card had been placed on the Obsidian Hand’s watchlist.  It was initially abused at the time when we were utilizing Jose’s Eternal ruleset; however, given that it still works in Obsidian Hand, we needed to take…

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A Legacy Ruleset to Enjoy

After some research, lengthy discussions, and a few games, I have hereby disband my attempt at creating a base ruleset.  The reason that I came to this conclusion is due to the fact that one already exists. As many of you know, there are groups who play legacy formats constantly.…

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New Player Driven Format: Voting on Basic Rules

A few weeks ago, I posted an article about a Player Driven Format similar to the Star Wars Players Committee here and we let the players decide whether we would continue to pursue this endeavor.  Of the votes received, 56.1% chose Yes and 21.1% chose Maybe. Today, we begin looking in…

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The End Has Come and A Look To The Future

As of this past weekend, the last of the events of the AEG version of the Legend of the 5 Rings CCG have been completed. With that, the second longest running CCG has come to an official end. This year started out as a great year personally for me as I had found…

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Should We Take A Cue From The Star Wars CCG Player Committee?

With the death of the L5R CCG by AEG, I have had a thought recently about how to continue this version.  Obviously, with AEG no longer having rights to the IP and FFG stating to the effect that the game will change under there watch, normally this would be the…

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Revere the Past: How to Keep L5R CCG Going

With the sale of L5R IP to FFG complete, we have about 12K to do something with. There are many formats for L5R for all of those cards that we now have lying around. Arc Formats The game went through many story arcs.  Each arc was its own constructed format.  Each format…

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End of an Era & Start Anew

I’m sure by now everyone has heard the news of FFG purchase of the L5R IP from AEG. With the announcement that FFG will be changing how the game works, the CCG is now history.  The game itself will never be the same.  That being said, I first want to…

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