2008 Light of the Moon

This information was extracted from Dr. Zen Faulkes website Steel and Iron: Just as the Sun chooses a hero to receive its blessings, so too does the victorious Moon seek those worth of its favor. Although it too seeks a recipient who demonstrates the proper respect for the Celestial Order,…

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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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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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Torn Asunder – The Unicorn

Our messengers were late getting back from the Unicorn lands with today’s previews. Avenging the Fallen and Mutual Support were spied at the Endless Road Forums. Improper Papers were found at the Imperal Palace.  Maybe they should have used the Kolat to forge those papers ;).

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Next Expansion: Embers of War

This information was found by the Chrysanthemum Sect on the L5R Forums and from our friends at Potomac Distribution: In the distant Colonies, once known as the Ivory Kingdoms, the samurai of Rokugan gather the resources the Empire needs to survive. Threatened by unknown enemies and pitted against one another…

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Emperor Edition: Unicorn Clan Previews #2

These previews came from Moto Taigo and our informants at the Children of the Wind: Iuchi Shunshi is the Soul of Iuchi Karasu Experineced 2, the original Doomseeker from Hidden Emperor 5.  In his time, the original Doomseeker was a feared personality even with those stats being much lower than…

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Emperor Edition: Unicorn Clan Preview

These previews came from Moto Taigo and our informants at the Children of the Wind: The daughter of Akasha and Moto Chen and the reincarnated soul of Lady Shinjo, Moto Naleesh has plenty going for her.  She has every trait needed to be used in 3 of the 4 Unicorn…

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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 Themes: Unicorn – Lords of the Plains

The Unicorn have been riding the plains of Rokugan, the Burning Sands, and the Ivory Kingdoms since the dawn of the Empire.  They are explores of the unknown and thought of to be barbaric in their lifestyle.  No one ever discounts the ability of the Unicorn to fight or the…

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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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