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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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.

The Ikoma Histories: The Day Rokugan Stood Still

On the morning of September 11th, 2015, we awoke to a major announcement that many of us were not prepared for. The dual announcements on both the L5R page and the Fantasy Flight Games page sent shock waves throughout the gaming world. It shock Rokugan to its core.  Many players were…

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Kolat Information Network: L5R during the In Flight Report at Gen*Con 2016

The following information from Fantasy Flight Games In Flight Report this year at Gen*Con came courtesy of our friends at Team Covenant. Now… L5R! pic.twitter.com/pYf8GAPunx — Team Covenant (@teamcovenant) August 5, 2016 Nothing to show for L5R yet… But Steve is up! @SteveGHorvath @FFGames pic.twitter.com/GPnlTM9tEP — Team Covenant (@teamcovenant) August…

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Journal of the Tiger: Daggers

In the month of the Dog in the Year 2016 by the Isawa Calendar This is normally a wonderful time of year.  Usually I am in Indianapolis this time of year for Gen*Con but do to L5R not being around this year, I decided to skip this year’s event. I…

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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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