A Silken Sect Guild: Top 10 EE Strongholds

“If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.” – Sun Tsu With twice as many strongholds and themes at the start of Emperor Edition, the Kolat have more need of learning their enemies.  Let’s take a look at our picks…

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Emperor Edition: Crane Clan Strongholds

Today on L5R.com design diary, Bryan Reese spoiled the Crane Clan Strongholds: The Stronghold for the Iron Crane, Hidden Falls Dojo, certainly is very interesting.  I like the ability to assign Scouts after Cavalry Maneuvers Segment but you still somewhat are telegraphing where you are going.  Still if you are…

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Emperor Edition: Scorpion Clan Strongholds

Today on L5R.com design diary, the 4 Scorpion Clan strongholds were revealed. The Box from Second City, Law of Darkness Dojo, was reprinted for The Underhand.  I’ve reviewed this one a couple of times already so I won’t bore you again. The box for Political Warfare is absolutely nasty.  It’s…

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Emperor Edition: Unicorn Clan Strongholds

Today on L5R.com, Bryan Reese spoiled the Unicorn Clan Stronghold for EE: Journey’s End Keep is the stronghold for Unicorn Commanders and I like how you can even use it even if your guys don’t have any followers (a nice attribute early).  This is also the demo deck stronghold previewed…

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Emperor Edition: Crab Clan Strongholds

Today on L5R.com, Bryan Reese spoiled the 4 Crab Clan Strongholds for Emperor Edition: The Siege Warfare theme is going to be a tough shell to crack.  9 Province strength, a Ranged 5 attack, and gain 2 honor?  I know the Kaiu were good but geez.  Honor / Dishonor /…

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Emperor Edition: Spider Clan Strongholds

In yesterday’s Design Diary article on L5R.com, Duncan MacPhail spoiled the 4 Spider Clans Strongholds for Emperor Editon: The Commander and Conqueror theme box allows you to play any follower in the game (barring Clan-specific restrictions).  The Battle ability is an ability straight off of Daigotsu Gyoken Experinced which is…

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Emperor Edition: Dragon Clan Strongholds

In today’s Design Diary article on L5R.com, Thomas Kwong revealed the 4 Dragon Clan Strongholds in Emperor Edition. We saw this stronghold in Second City.  The Defenders of the Mountains theme will be in good hands with the box returning. The Kensei box this arc is amazing.  Dragon Guard City…

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Emperor Edition: Phoenix Clan Strongholds

Today on L5R.com, Duncan MacPhail spoiled the 4 Phoenix Clan Strongholds in Emperor Edition: This stronghold is for the Elemental Destruction theme and it was also the demo deck stronghold.  Since I already have a review of that one, I will just move on with this note.  It was also…

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Emperor Edition: Lion Clan Strongholds

In today’s Design Diary article on L5R.com, Loki spoiled the 4 Lion Clan strongholds. I’m sure we all expected to see this one.  I am glad that DT didn’t change this box like they did with VPI in Celestial.  The only change they made to the box was the wording…

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Emperor Edition: Demo Deck Strongholds

Today I’d like to take on the topic of the new Emperor Edition Demo Decks. They debuted at Gen*Con this year.  I already had a post on the Rules Changes earlier, now lets get down to the Strongholds. To go with the Sons of Hida theme, Halls of the Forgotten…

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