Fantasy Flight Games Announces Legend of the Five Rings RPG Core Book

This is one that a lot of you have been anxiously awaiting, I’m sure. Fantasy Flight is showing off the core rulebook for the upcoming Legend of the Five Rings RPG. If you want to don your armor, grab your katana, and fight for the honor of your clan, this is your chance to do so.
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Fantasy Flight Announces Legend of the Five Rings RPG Beginner Game

The relaunch of the Legend of the Five Rings game has brought a bunch of new players into the fold. And those new players, as well as long-time gamers, have been wanting to get more involved with the world of Rokugan. But where to start? Well, at the beginning, of course. Fantasy Flight has announced that they’re coming out with a Beginner Game box for the L5R RPG.
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Review Roundup

It’s feeling a lot like Saturday 2: Sat Harder (editor’s note: rework that title before publishing) here. Yesterday I spent much of the day at home, hanging out and working on my friend’s Guild Ball minis. He moved recently and a bunch of his stuff got jumbled and busted up. Plus, there were some new kits he’d gotten in that he wasn’t sure when he would be able to assemble them. Putting figures together is arguably my favorite part of the whole hobby, so I’ve offered to fix his busted minis, assemble his new ones, and even move some of his other figures over to sculpted bases he’d gotten. There’s ~35 minis that are getting some kind of work on them, from assembly, to those bases, to fixes, to green-stuffing the slots. It’s been a fun project. Certainly kept me busy. Plus, next time I see them on the other side of the pitch, I don’t have to see a bunch of half-assembled and busted figures. 😛
But I’m currently taking a break (my hand’s cramping from using a pin vice all morning) to bring you those reviews I know you all so desperately desire.

This week we have: Storm Hollow, The Mysterious Forest, Pandemic Legacy Season 2, Vengeance, Gloom of Kilforth, Spoils of War, Santorini, Kerala, Mini Rails, Armageddon, By Order of the Queen, NMBR 9, Coded: Card-Time Strategy, Legend of the Five Rings, Woo-Hoo!, AquaSphere, and Cities of Splendor.

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Legend of the Five Rings Card Game Available From Fantasy Flight

I know that some of you have been playing the game since Gen Con, where you picked it up during the pre-release, but the new version of the Legend of the Five Rings card game is now available to everyone else. So while you’re working on your L5R character for the RPG, you can also work on getting your decks together for the card game.
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Open Beta for Legend of the Five Rings RPG Now Available

Fantasy Flight Games has posted up the open beta rules for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG. If you’ve been re-excited about all things Rokugan from the recent re-launch of the card game, now’s your chance to create your own character and leave your own mark on the land. So, what clan will you follow?
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces New Legend of the Five Rings RPG Open Beta

The launch of the Legend of the Five Rings card game seems to be doing rather well. We’ve got like 5-6 people here at the office that play. This has brought a lot of attention back to the property, and Fantasy Flight is looking to get you, the players, involved. They are going to start up an Open Beta for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG, letting you help take the game into the next era. It’s free to sign up and the first sets of rules will be available next week.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Battle for Rokugan Board Game

Fantasy Flight Games isn’t just remaking the Legend of the Five Rings card game. They’re coming out with other games based on the universe. The first to be announced is the Battle for Rokugan board game. While all the clans are loyal to the Emperor, they’re still more-than-willing to fight among themselves for supremacy. Take control of one of the clans and show your dominance across the land.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Scorpion Clan For Legend of the Five Rings

Mere days away, attendees here at Gen Con will be able to get their hands on the new version of Legend of the Five Rings from Fantasy Flight Games. But there’s still previews to be had. In this case, it’s the Scorpion Clan.
Makes me want to watch Five Deadly Venoms.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Unicorn Clan for Legend of the Five Rings

Just a week from now, you’ll be able to get your hands on the new Legend of the Five Rings game from Fantasy Flight Games. Well, those of you that are going to be at Gen Con, anyway. Don’t worry, though. The rest of us will be able to get it shortly thereafter. In this preview, we get a look at the Unicorn Clan.
And no, they have nothing to do with MLP. Though the cards do have a nice shade of purple as a border.
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Fantasy Flight Games Posts Rules for Legend of the Five Rings

We’ve been getting a steady supply of previews of the new version of Legend of the Five Rings that Fantasy Flight Games is coming out with at Gen Con. But what about just getting the whole rulebook? And what about finding out what other sorts of goodies they will have at the show? Well, both of those are being answered.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Phoenix Clan From Legend of the Five Rings

Like a phoenix, Legend of the Five Rings will be experiencing a rebirth in just a couple weeks at Gen Con. Though, y’know, since it’s a big gaming convention, hopefully fire won’t be involved (anyone remember that fire scare from all those years ago? That was like my 2nd show). But for those looking to take command of the clan, you’ll want to know what you’re getting into. Good thing Fantasy Flight has posted up a preview.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Crab Clan For Legend of the Five Rings

Gen Con is going to be people’s first chance to get a hold of the new Legend of the Five Rings card game from Fantasy Flight. Considering the show is just about sold out, that means if you’re wanting to get your own copy, you’d best find someone already headed there to pick it up. I assume it’ll go pretty fast. In this preview, we get a look at the Crab Clan. They man a giant wall that protects the rest of Rokugan from the horrors of the Shadowloands (… that… sounds familiar…).
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews the Dragon Clan From Legend of the five Rings

The anticipation for the release of the new Legend of the Five Rings game from Fantasy Flight is growing. Just the other day, I was hearing about people getting together “buy-lists” for people headed to Gen Con, saying what they wanted their ninja-shopper friend to purchase for them. Well, at the risk of increasing the hype more (to be fair, I am, generally, a hype-increaser. It just comes with the territory), here’s a preview that Fantasy Flight posted about the Dragon Clan.
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Fantasy Flight Previews Lion Clan for Legend of the Five Rings

Many people are looking forward to the release of the new edition of Legend of the Five Rings, coming from Fantasy Flight this Gen Con. The game had quite a few followers, and many are wondering what this new iteration will be like. They had their favorite clans and want to see what the updated versions will be like. Well, in this preview, the Lion Clan is getting the spotlight.
Mew.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Crane Clan For Legend of the Five Rings

With the new edition of Legend of the Five Rings coming out, many long-time players are wondering what their favorite clans will look like. Fantasy Flight Games has started taking a look at them, beginning with the Crane Clan.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Conflict Example For Legend of the Five Rings

The Gen Con release of Fantasy Flight Games’ reboot of Legend of the Five Rings is getting closer. This is an opportunity for players who might have never looked at the game to give it a shot and jump on with a footing equal to those that’ve been playing for a while. One thing unique about the game is that battles aren’t just about who has the nicer sword. There’s a lot of intricate things that can have an effect on them. In this preview, we get a look at how a conflict plays out in a very detailed example.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Combat in Legend of the Five Rings

The relaunch of the Legend of the Five Rings game is coming in just a couple months (yes, Gen Con is just a couple months away). It’s a place for new players to jump into the game. As such, Fantasy Flight is giving us previews of the game mechanics as we get closer to that launch day. In this article, they look at how conflicts are played out in the game.
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Fantasy Flight Games Posts More Legend of the Five Rings Info

Another game that’s recently had a bit of info posted about it, but I know a lot of you are clamoring for more, is the reboot of the Legend of the Five Rings card game, now being done by Fantasy Flight Games. Well, they’ve posted up detailed info about the first two phases of the game. Long-time players can get a look at what might’ve changed, and new potential players can see what they could be getting into.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Legend of the Five Rings LCG

This is one I’ve been waiting for. A while ago, Fantasy Flight Games announced that they were taking over the license for the Legend of the Five Rings card game. They were going to make it a Living Card Game and relaunch it at Gen Con 2017. It seemed so far away, then. But it’s actually really close, now. So close that Fantasy Flight is giving us a little look inside of it.
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Atlas of Rokugan Now Available

The Legend of the Five Rings has quite a long and storied history. Gamers for decades have walked the lands of Rokugan by playing one of the many games set there. There’ve been many maps made of the land, from overall looks at the territory, to maps of large cities, to layouts for some small port fishing towns. Now a bunch of them have been put together in the Atlas of Rokugan, which is now available.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces The Atlas of Rokugan For The Legend of the Five Rings RPG

Rokugan is a vast and magical place. Those that have played the Legend of the Five Rings RPG already know this. But what about getting maps of all those cities and lands all put into one place? That’s what you’ll be getting with the Atlas of Rokugan, which will be available next month.
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Legend of the Five Rings RPG Digital Sale Going On Now

With summer stretching on, you may feel as though you’ve “played out” all your current games and are in need of a change. But what to get? Well, Fantasy Flight Games is having a “Christmas in July” sale on all the digital versions of all their Legend of the Five Rings RPG books.
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Final Koku Offers Available from AEG for Legend of the Five Rings

One of the bigger news stories of the past couple months is how AEG will be turning over production of the Legend of the Five Rings card game to Fantasy Flight Games. As AEG starts wrapping up production for the game, they’re offering one last set of Koku sets for players.
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Fantasy Flight Games Acquires Legend of the Five Rings

Well, this is some pretty big news.
Fantasy Flight Games has just announced that they have acquired the rights to produce the Legend of the Five Rings card game from AEG. The current version of the game will end with the Evil Portents expansion. After that, Fantasy Flight will take over. One of the first changes to be made is that the releases will move to the Living Card Game model, meaning there will no longer be random booster packs of cards (this has been how FFG has released card game expansions for some time now).
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