1999 War in the Heavens

This information was gathered from Dr. Zen Faulkes Steel and Iron website: Posted 9-10 August 1999 in rec.games.trading-cards.misc I have seen the following things, and bring them to you now. (Author’s note: I intended originally to only report on the Final 16 and their clans, but somewhere along the line,…

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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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1997 Day of Thunder

The following report was taken from Dr. Zen Faulkes Steel and Iron website: It’s not too big an exaggeration to say that The Day of Thunder tournament at GenCon 1997 has become a gaming legend. There was an enormous amount of cool stuff that happened, far too much to be…

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1996 Sword of the Hantei

The first L5R World Championship took place at Gen*Con (which was at the time in Milwaukee, Wisconsin).  The deck construction rules were slightly different then as the minimum deck size was 30/30.  Attached is the decklist from the event taken from Imperial Herald, Volume 1, Number 4 Ken Carpenter (Crab)…

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Rokugan Lore: The History of the CCG World Championships

One of the most visited and useful websites in L5R history was Steel and Iron.  The website was run by Dr. Zen Faulkes, who was a member of the L5R rules team for many years.  Zen had compiled checklists from each set, artist links, easter eggs, and many other features…

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Kolat Information Network: GenCon wrap up

As I was personally unable to be there this year, my agents kept a tight grip on information from the event.  Here are the results that have been gathered so far Grinder #1: 53 players This is incredible low number and it was like that all weekend for the constructed…

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