Subversive Influence – Rebirth of Legend of the Five Rings

Welcome to a new age! Today, Fantasy Flight Games had the much-anticipated information drop on the Legend of the Five Rings LCG (Living Card Game).  For reference, I’ve linked all of those items here: Announcement Page Changes from the Classic CCG Enter Rokugan A Peek Into Legend of the Five…

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Subversive Influence – Star Wars Destiny Review

Normally, I do not indulge in gaijin items, especially on this channel, but this one is quite near to my heart.  George Lucas and his love for Akira Kurosawa films and the influences that Kurosawa films had on Star Wars, I think that is reason enough for cross promotion here.…

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Should We Take A Cue From The Star Wars CCG Player Committee?

With the death of the L5R CCG by AEG, I have had a thought recently about how to continue this version.  Obviously, with AEG no longer having rights to the IP and FFG stating to the effect that the game will change under there watch, normally this would be the…

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6th Ring Gencon Announcement

Hello L5Rers! My name is Simon Copp and I am a member of the 6th Ring stream team. The 6th Ring was created in 2012 by Frank Kallal and Josh Kolb to engage the wider community by broadcasting events they were running or attending. Over time the team has grown…

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Thunderous Acclaim Draft Review – Overview

Previous articles: Common Dynasty Common Fate Uncommon Dynasty and Sensei Uncommon Fate Rare Dynasty Rare Fate – Hello and welcome back. So now we’ve gotten the card by card out of the way it’s time to start looking at the format as a whole. Compassion I’m on the fence about…

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Thunderous Acclaim Draft Review – Rare Fate

Previous articles: Common Dynasty Common Fate Uncommon Dynasty and Sensei Uncommon Fate Rare Dynasty Followers Conscription Officer This is pretty slow but being able to spread the followers is very good at blanking a lot of effects. Junghar Regulars It’s a little slow and not as good as the common…

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Thunderous Acclaim Draft Review – Rare Dynasty

Previous articles: Common Dynasty Common Fate Uncommon Dynasty and Sensei Uncommon Fate – Before we start today I’d like to point your attention towards an article offering a different vantage point on the building blocks of drafting from Mark Armitage and Rory Heffernan. Take the time to read it over, it’s…

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Thunderous Acclaim Draft Review – Uncommon Fate

Previous Parts: Common Dynasty Common Fate Uncommon Dynasty and Sensei Followers Village Defenders There are few relevant Ashigaru to straighten so I wouldn’t raise your hopes over this one unless you’ve picked up a couple of Fresh Recruits. Items Flawless Naginata This looks a step below the best big common…

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Thunderous Acclaim Draft Review – Uncommon Dynasty & Sensei

Previous articles: Common Dynasty Common Fate Events Exodus of the Spider Without Hira Sensei the opportunity cost of running this over a personality is too high for most decks. Holdings Bamboo Irrigation This does nowhere near enough to warrant inclusion in the majority of decks. Combat Drill Field If you’re…

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Thunderous Acclaim Draft Review – Common Fate

Previous parts: Common Dynasty Followers Caravan Guards It’s usually going to be too cost prohibitive in the early game where it’s at it’s best but this is still a reasonable option for honour players. Fresh Recruits Outside of Ashigaru personalities these get better in multiples as you can attach them…

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