Kage Sensei: Understanding Metagaming in L5R

With Kotei season about to begin, I though this would be a good lesson to talk about for those players wanting to move up from casual level to competitive level. L5R is a complex game but understanding metagaming is a lesson on its own.

Kolat Information Network: Ivory Edition Common Sheet

I opened one of my Ivory Edition boxes and wrote up a common sheet list.  This is very useful for drafting Ivory. The document is posted over on Google Docs but I also have a copy linked in the menu.  I will do this for all Ivory legal sets going …

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2014 Kotei & Podcast News

2014 Kotei News John Seals attempted to post pictures of several items that are to be given away at the Kotei this season. Participation: half a Foil Common Set from Ivory (first 56 cards in early season, last 56 in later) Top of Clan: Foil Stronghold for your clan Top …

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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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Kolat Information Network: Ivory Previews

Welcome to our official previews for Ivory Edition.  We have four cards to reveal to you today, thanks to our man on the inside, L5R Community Manager Seth Anthony. This first card has a long history within the game and one that saddens us because of the effect it has …

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Kolat Information Network: Alternate Art Sneak Attack Promo

Kolat_Information_NetworkWhile checking out the updated Oracle of the Void today, I stumbled upon this promo:

 

 

Sneak AttackI have never seen this artwork before (Shen Fei piece is amazing) and it has the Ivory Edition wording despite only having the Emperor Edition bug.  Does anyone have a copy of this promo yet?

 

Journal of the Tiger: Grand Adventures CoM draft event

The 19th day of the month of the Serpent With the end of the arc coming soon, I decided to head up to Grand Adventures Comics in Murfreesboro, TN for their Torn Asunder / Coils of Madness draft event. This was my first time to Grand Adventures since they started …

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Embers of War: 4/7 L5R.com and Elfiver Previews

This preview came from the L5R.com: Games of Will is a nice little card that does multiple work.  First, it is another card Mantis Econ will enjoy as it bows a card w/ lower gold cost.  The second ability is rather unique.  Not only does it erase current and new …

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Embers of War: L5R.com and Strange Assembly Previews

Let’s start with the previews first posted on Strange Assembly: Perplexing Guests is certainly perplexing.  Discarding your personality from play is an interesting way to help you put Ring of Earth in play.  You could also play this then play Duty of the Crab.  The second action could be used …

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Embers of War: 4/2 & 4/3 L5R.com and Facebook Previews

Let’s start with the first two Embers of War previews from L5R.com: A new Celestial, Hotei’s Contentment, will certainly help a deck like Dragon’s Breath Castle using the Tamori theme (as well as the Kyuden Kitsune xp using the Kitsune theme) since the majority of those personalities have 3 or …

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