Rokugan Lore: Yoritomo Raiden (now canon)

I haven’t written much of substance of late, mostly due to my intense 15 credit hour final semester for my Bachelor’s Degree.  Today however I wanted to speak a little about my character, the one that I got to name for The 6th Ring donation. First, let’s start with the…

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From the Sensei: Mantis Strategy for The New Order

by Julien Boles Unlike most of my esteemed colleagues in the Design Team, I never was a great tournament player before joining the team. Though I did win the occasional small tournaments here and there and often made Top 32/16, I have no big title to my pedigree. One of…

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Clan Letter: The Mantis Clan TNO

Samurai of Rokugan & the Colonies, We warned you that it would come to this. The other Great Clans have little place in the Colonies. You are ill suited to the rigors of this bold new world. The Mantis have been conditioned by a thousand years of freedom spent on…

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Which Clan Are You?

I always like to use a good explanation of each of the clans. This intro by Reginald Garth (The Angry Crab) during the L5R Experience gives some insight into each clan.  

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Kolat Objective: Return of the Naga (Updated 7/27/14)

One of The Tiger’s Claw goals at Gen*Con 2014 is to be determined by the side event and post main event, Siege: Heart of Darkness. This event could conclude the events of The Dark Naga as well as what could happen to the Naga race in the game.  More information…

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2011 The Imperial Governor

The following is Daniel Walker’s World Championship deck list and tournament report found on the AEG forums. **Note: This is the first time that an Unaligned Stronghold ever won Worlds.  This is also the first and only time that Mantis has ever made the finals at Worlds.** Gen Con: Played…

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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 Mantis

Sailing back from the colonies took awhile even in a Mantis vessel due to being delayed leaving the Harbor of Kalani’s Landing. These are the rest of the previews of the set brought to you by Kage’s Teachings, the tea that influences. Blood of the Isawa Tribe Spiritual Coalescence &…

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Seeds of Decay Information

With the Empire continually distracted by the conflict with the Dark Naga, the samurai in the distant Colonies slip farther from the traditions of their homeland and embrace more pragmatic means of accomplishing their duties. Championing this new philosophy are the proscribed texts of Fudo, an ancient and censored prophet…

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