Legend of the Five Rings


Fantasy Flight Previews Skill Checks in L5R RPG

In the grim darkness of a fantasy Far East, there is... quite a lot to do, actually. Court intrigue, product making, resource collecting, investigations, all sorts of things. But how do you actually do all that stuff? Well, you use skills. In this preview of the Legend of the Five Rings RPG, Fantasy Flight shows off how skill checks work in the game.


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Legend of the Five Rings RPG Beginner Set Now Available

The best place to start is at the beginning. Makes a lot of sense. Especially when dealing with a new game, starting at the beginning, with a product designed to make your experience as smooth as possible is the way to go. So, for those looking to get into the new Legend of the Five Rings RPG, you'll want to check out the Beginner Game that's now available from Fantasy Flight.


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Privateer Press Announces New Legend of the Five Rings Miniatures Subscription Box

Well, this is an interesting pairing that I didn't see coming. Privateer Press, makers of such games as Warmachine and Hordes, is teaming up with Fantasy Flight Games to bring you a new subscription box service (via their Minicrate service) that will include figures from the Legend of the Five Rings universe.
Perfect for use with the L5R RPG that's coming out as well.

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Fantasy Flight Previews Characters From Legend of the Five Rings Roleplaying Beginner Game

Many of you out there adventure through Rokugan when playing the L5R card game. Soon, you'll have an new way to experience that foreign land. Fantasy Flight is coming out with a new Legend of the Five Rings RPG, and they're kicking things off with a beginner's starter box to ease you into it. In this preview, we get a look at a pair of the pre-generated heroes that you'll find in the box.

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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. :P
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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