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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Rokugan Lore: The History of the CCG World Championships

One of the most visited and useful websites in L5R history was Steel and Iron.  The website was run by Dr. Zen Faulkes, who was a member of the L5R rules team for many years.  Zen had compiled checklists from each set, artist links, easter eggs, and many other features…

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Rokugan Lore: Otaku Kamoko

Today’s choice is Otaku Kamoko. Kamoko was the daughter of the current Otaku daimyo. Kamoko’s mother was killed in a skirmish with the Lion Clan by Matsu Agetoki.  She took her mother’s name at her gempukku and wielded her sword to honor her.  She had vowed revenge against Agetoki.  Her…

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Rokugan Lore: Hida O-Ushi

As part of Woman Crush Wednesday, I thought I would start a column, one that I hope I can find someone with more time to take over at some point to help educated the new players of L5R into the history of the game and the legendary characters (especially the…

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