Interview with D.G. Laderoute – Imperial Advisor

Interview with D.G. Laderoute – Imperial Advisor

 

We got D.G. Laderoute, author of the first fiction for the new Legend of the Five Rings setting, to join us for a chat about the new setting, the writing process, story prizes, Doji Hotoru, and Fumio the cat.

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Read the story he mentions “The Flowers, The Snow” by Nancy Sauer and Fred Wan

Fumio the cat’s card

The usual suspects Colm “Colabear” Brophy, Eoin “Hida O-Win” Burke, Justin Walsh, Andy Gordon and Barry “Bazleebub” Sheppard are all involved.

As an extra bonus here’s me making a fool of myself…

First Gameplay Video of the New L5R LCG

First Gameplay Video of the New L5R LCG

After we recorded the show last night, we jumped into tabletop simulator for a game together.

Obviously any decks at this stage are completely inefficient and without synergy but I think this gives a good sense of the flow of the game and the sorts of decisions you have to make.

I’m sure we made mistakes both strategically and figuring out the rules but it was a lot of fun playing and chatting about it with the guys.

If you’d like to see more of this sort of thing let us know.

Imperial Advisor – Episode 2: A New Legacy

Imperial Advisor – Episode 2: A New Legacy

 

The second episode of Imperial Advisor the Legend of the Five Rings LCG show recorded on Monday 15th May. With Colm “Colabear” Brophy, Eoin “Hida O-Win” Burke, Justin Walsh, Andy Gordon and Barry “Bazleebub” Sheppard discussing all the latest news from FFG about the L5R LCG

Highlights from the FFG #L5RLive Facebook Livestream

Highlights from the FFG #L5RLive Facebook Livestream

On Friday 12th May FFG hosted a Livestream on Facebook where they answered a number of questions sent through to them. The Livestream was hosted by one of the FFG staff (not named) and included Katrina Ostrander the story lead for L5R, Brad Andres one of the designers of the FFG LCG, Nate French the senior LCG designer. The core set was designed by Nate, Brad, and Eric Dolman who was not at the Livestream. Below we’ve included some of the highlights from the discussion sorted into Mechanics, Storyline, and Gencon.

Editted to include Gencon Events

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Legend of the Five Rings – An Introduction to the Background for New Players

Legend of the Five Rings – An Introduction to the Background for New Players

Legend of the Five Rings the Card Game is a game produced by Fantasy Flight Games which is set in a Fantasy world inspired by East Asian history. The game takes its name from the famous work of Asian Miyamoto Musashi‘s The Book of Five Rings. Musashi was a famous samurai who lived at the start of the Edo period of Japanese history. The book was split into 5 chapters named after the five Japanese elements earth, water, fire, wind, and void.

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Imperial Advisor – Episode 1: Inheritance

Imperial Advisor – Episode 1: Inheritance

 

The very first episode of Imperial Advisor the Legend of the Five Rings LCG show recorded on Monday 1st May. With Colm “Colabear” Brophy, Eoin “Hida O-Win” Burke, Justin Walsh, Andy Gordon and Barry “Bazleebub” Sheppard discussing all the latest news from FFG about the L5R LCG