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It's a 1-2 punch announcement from Fantasy Flight for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG. There's a new sourcebook called Path of Waves that will take players to the edge of Rokugan, where they will meet the ronin, as well as gaijin as they traverse the world between the castes and the clans. Then, there's a new adventure, Sins of Regret, that will have players trying to solve mysteries in this cast-off part of the world.

Fantasy Flight is another company with a lot going on in terms of releases. They have several new kits for Star Wars: Legion, as well as the new Collapse of the Republic book for the Star Wars RPG. Staying in the RPG lane, but shifting over to the fantasy realm, Legend of the Five Rings has their new Courts of Stone book available, as well as a new downloadable adventure.

The world of Rokugan is filled with specialists. Those that have trained hard to hone their bodies into instruments to impose their Clan's will. In this preview of the upcoming Courts of Stone book for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG, we get a look at the Shinobi and see what makes these deadly warriors so dangerous.

Oh deer, oh deer, oh deer. While Legend of the Five Rings has several major houses that you probably know about, there are numerous lesser houses that also exist in Rokugan. In this preview, we get a look at the newest, the Deer Clan. They'll be coming out in the Courts of Stone supplement for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG. Let's check 'em out.

Courtly life is just as important as the goings-on out in the battlefields of Rokugan. And both can be just as deadly. Having a layout of the terrain is important in both situations. In this preview from the upcoming Courts of Stone book for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG, Fantasy Flight shows us some of the castles that dot the land.

It's quite a release day for Fantasy Flight. They've got Wave III for X-Wing that you can pick up, including fighters for pretty much every faction. They've also got new books for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG out. There's the Shadowlands book as well as Mask of the Oni adventure. All are available now.

The Shadowlands are a dark and scary place in Rokugan. Few dare go there. But, of course, "few" means that some brave souls do venture forth, such as members of the venerable Crab Clan. In this preview from the upcoming Shadowlands book for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG, Fantasy Flight gives us a look at the Crab Clan and what new things this book has to offer for them.

A pair of new books will be coming soon for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG from Fantasy Flight. One is a new sourcebook, giving you a look into courtly life in Rokugan. While the other has you putting on your thick coats and adventuring through treacherous cold.

The upcoming Shadowlands book for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG has more than just items for the GMs out there. There's options for players as well. And, if I'm looking at the featured picture there correctly, one of the options is you can become a fruit ninja. Let's see if that's the case.

The Shadowlands aren't exactly the most romantic location in Rokugan. I mean, unless you're suuuuuuuuper hardcore goth (which is fine if you are). In this preview of the upcoming Shadowlands book for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG from Fantasy Flight, they head into this dark and foreboding region and give you a little tour of the place.

And we've circled back around to Monday. I hope you had a good weekend. Mine was filled with extremely little, which was by design. Nice and relaxing. We'll see what next week brings. As for right now, it brings making your gaming tables look good.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Fantasy Flight Announces Legend of the Five Rings RPG Game Mat, Amera Mouldings Releases New Ruined Raven Hall, Tabletop Scenics Previews New Hive City Releases, and New Additions to Amera's Plastic Sheet Range Released.

Fantasy Flight has a couple more releases available for you today. Lovers of the Legend of the Five Rings can rejoice, as the new Emerald Empire book is now available. Now, they can go all sorts of fantastic places in Rokugan for themselves. Those that love the Game of Thrones Catan game can add in the 5-6 player expansion, perfect for any holiday get-togethers you might be going to. And then there's the Lord of the Rings Card Game expansion you can pick up, too.

The land of Rokugan has many iconic locations that players have learned about over the years playing the card game. With the Legend of the Five Rings RPG, players can send their characters to these unique locations for themselves. The Emerald Empire book has specific details on many of them, and we get a preview of just that here today.

A pair of linked books have been announced for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG. As the days get shorter, the shadows get longer. Head into the Shadowlands with the new sourcebook. Then, while there, take on the vicious Oni in the Mask of the Oni adventure.

The New Year is almost upon us. While we look back at all the things that happened in 2018, it's also a good time to look ahead at what will be coming out in 2019. For Privateer Press, that's quite a lot. They've got big plans for Warmachine and Hordes, expansions for Monsterpocalypse, and a whole new skirmish game in a possible, post-apocalyptic Iron Kingdoms. Have yourself a look.

The Emerald Empire book for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG will give players new insight into the world of Rokugan. Tracing all the way back to the very formations of the land, itself, it reveals secrets of the land from the inception of the country. More than useful for just the RPG gamers, any fan of the L5R franchise can get something out of this new book.

Fantasy Flight will soon be releasing Emerald Empire. It's the new setting guide for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG. While it will give you an in-depth look at Rokugan, it also is filled with new options for players, which we get a look at in this preview. For those that want to totally immerse themselves in the world, this is the book to get.

Fantasy Flight has really dove into the world of Rokugan after they took over the Legend of the Five Rings. The LCG is continuing to roll along with some new releases, but for those that want a more in-depth experience, you can now put yourselves into the world via the Legend of the Five Rings RPG. You can pick up the core book now.

Here's one that I know people have been waiting for since its announcement. Fantasy Flight and Privateer Press are teaming up to bring you Legend of the Five Rings RPG players a regular subscription box filled with awesome minis for the setting. This MiniCrate is taking subscriptions now. So get your name on that list.

The Player Characters in an RPG make up only a tiny fraction of the overall world's population. Meanwhile, the NPCs that the GM controlls make up the rest. But what are stat blocks for NPCs like? What sort of things can GMs expect to see on their side of the screen when they make a new NPC for the game? In this preview of the Legend of the Five Rings RPG, we get answers to those questions.

So, you've dedicated your life to the art of swordplay, or perhaps you're destined to become a great politician, or you want to learn some other trade or craft, there's a lot of details involved with those, and each one has its own brands of equipment that they require. In this preview for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG, we get a look at different techniques and equipment coming in the game.

What goes through the mind of a game designer when they work on a game? That's going to be different for each designer. So you never really fully know. But Fantasy Flight gives us a glimpse inside the creation of the Legend of the Five Rings RPG by posting a design diary from Max Brooke.

A lot goes into making a character for an RPG. You've got your own thoughts on how the character should be, and working within the rules to make those thoughts into reality. In this article, Fantasy Flight continues their previews of how character creation works in the Legend of the Five Rings RPG.

So, you've got your character put together. You're all set up to do something cool in the Legend of the Five Rings RPG. And... now what? You've got some funny-lookin' dice. What do they do? How do they work? In this preview from Fantasy Flight, we get a look at just how all that stuff works.

Everyone wants to make their own character. It's their avatar in the RPG that you're playing. But how do you get those stats together? How do you pick skills? What about classes and feats and special abilities? How do all those work? In this preview of the Legend of The Five Rings RPG, Fantasy Flight is showing off just how your characters will be built.

 

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