2001 Secrets on the Wind

This tournament report and decklist from winner Jonathan Rigsby was taken from Dr. Zen Faulkes website Steel and Iron: The way I see it, I have 2 options for this report: 1. A short report with my decklist and the games from the top 16 OR 2. A complete report,…

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1998 Test of the Jade Championship

The following report was taken from Dr. Zen Faulkes Steel and Iron website: One of the small advantages of being a long-time player, critic, and observer of L5R is that sometimes — just sometimes — the head honchos help clear a space for you so that you can see the…

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1997 Day of Thunder

The following report was taken from Dr. Zen Faulkes Steel and Iron website: It’s not too big an exaggeration to say that The Day of Thunder tournament at GenCon 1997 has become a gaming legend. There was an enormous amount of cool stuff that happened, far too much to be…

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1996 Sword of the Hantei

The first L5R World Championship took place at Gen*Con (which was at the time in Milwaukee, Wisconsin).  The deck construction rules were slightly different then as the minimum deck size was 30/30.  Attached is the decklist from the event taken from Imperial Herald, Volume 1, Number 4 Ken Carpenter (Crab)…

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The Peasants Revolt

With the official start of the Ivory Arc upon us, we have all begun testing decks in anticipation for Kotei season.  I have been watching games as well as gathering information on what each clan has to offer.  Today I am going to talk about the deck that seems to…

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Torn Asunder: The Lion

Our agents have today’s preview links for the rest of the Kolat Masters: The Lion Clan have their awesome previews up at the Castle of the Swift Sword The Imperial Palace has the Item Thunder Bow

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Kotei 2012: Week 11 Winners

I would like to congratulate the winners from Week 11 of the Kotei Season: Ontario, CA Case Kiyonaga wins with Mantis (Mantis Magistrates) Location – D3-3 Find – Gaijin Shipwreck Personality – Yoritomo Tarao Name – The Kamis’ Fall Rotterdam, Netherlands Marcus Finger wins with Lion Tactigons Location – D1-2…

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Next Expansion: Embers of War

This information was found by the Chrysanthemum Sect on the L5R Forums and from our friends at Potomac Distribution: In the distant Colonies, once known as the Ivory Kingdoms, the samurai of Rokugan gather the resources the Empire needs to survive. Threatened by unknown enemies and pitted against one another…

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Emperor Edition: Lion Clan Previews #2

These previews were intercepted by our informants on The Swift Sword Forum: A Paragon’s Strength is a reprint from The Harbringer.  This rare fit in 2 decks during Celestial, Lion Paragons and Spider Paragons.  This arc its role will expanded into 2 other Paragon decks, Scorpion and Unicorn. A Time…

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Emperor Edition: Lion Clan Previews

These previews were intercepted by our informants on The Swift Sword Forum: Let’s start with the Champ, Akodo Dairuko.  She is both a Paragon and a Tactician, has a kill action, and she has a built in Rallying Cry.  I know some players look at her and think she is…

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