Superior Strategist – Fear the Dropbear

Fear the Dropbear: An Introduction I’m Shosuro Kiseki, one of the designers and pilots for what we’ve been calling the Scorpion Dropbear deck.  We present this deck because it represents a big departure from the way most players approach Legend of the Five Rings. While this list won’t necessarily be…

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Superior Strategist – Crab Clan Analysis

I want to thank teammate Christopher Martin for some 0f the card analysis of the Crab. The stoic Crab Clan. To the south of Rokugan lie the blighted Shadowlands, a dark realm under the sway of Fu Leng and the corrupted armies from the realm of Jigoku. The only safeguard…

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Superior Strategist – Phoenix Clan Analysis

The Mystical Phoenix Clan. The Empire has many Shugneja but none understand magic better than the Phoenix Clan.  They also are the keepers of the Tao of Shinsei.  With this power and knowledge comes great responsibility.  Phoenix tend to be very pacifistic knowing they can unleash the fury of the…

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Superior Strategist – Dragon Clan Analysis

The enigmatic Dragon Clan. No clan is misunderstood by the Empire than the Dragon Clan.  They usually stay in their mountains and practice their techniques and meditate hoping to reach enlightenment.  Their monks always speak of wisdom but typically have that answer wrapped in a riddle.  When they intercede in…

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Superior Strategist – Grand Master of the Elements

The name Legend of the Five Rings implies the importance of the Five Rings: In the classic L5R, you could win the game via Enlightenment (playing a copy of each ring via its game text), but most decks only played a couple of rings.  This made the name ‘Legend of…

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Superior Strategist – Lion Clan Analysis

Pardon the lateness of the article!  We were ambushed by the Crane! The Lion Clan is traditionally one of the most martially focused clans of the Great Clans of Rokugan, and stand as the Right Hand of the Emperor and lead his armies into war. Where the Crane Clan prefer…

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Superior Strategist – Crane Clan Analysis

The Crane Clan stand as the gatekeepers of culture and civilization in the lore of Legend of the Five Rings.  In the Collectible Card Game, they were most well known for being Left Hand of the Emperor, for hosting some of the premier duelists of the Empire, and as the…

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Streaming Issues, Looking for More Contributors, and My Current Agenda

Streaming Issues As you may well know, I have not been streaming as of late.  There have been several reasons for that.  The first problem (and biggest problem) is the system I’m using.  The laptop that I have was not designed for gaming and it takes up too many resources…

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