Legend of the Five Rings (often abbreviated L5R) is a fictional setting created by John Zinser, To distinguish this game system from the d20 System mechanics ( see below), it is often referred to as the d10, “classic”, or the “Roll & Keep”. Character Classes for L5R D20 – Ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File . txt) or read book online. Systemºportions of this pungeon master also º and Oriental Adventures. A player needs only the Players Handbookº and oriental Adventures. Te:: Lºs RPG .

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I’m currently running an L5r game, as well as another game, so I don’t have time to run another. You can spend some XP to learn techniques l5e might build into something useful. The Four Winds Saga first scroll ,5r. From my memory I remember the game was extremely deadly and heavily reliant on roleplaying. One legal issue for Legend of the Five Rings involved the use of a symbol that consisted of five interlocking rings, arranged in essentially a star pattern.

Rokugan is based roughly on feudal Japan with influences from other East Asian cultures such as ChinaMongolia and Korea.

All times are GMT In hidden monasteries and secluded dojo across th… More. System doesn’t matter, theme doesn’t matter, storyline focus doesn’t matter, timeline doesn’t matter. If you do, it could be worth your while. The average player in L5R, rank 1, would roll make 3k2 for an attack. A simple mass combat system, five different types of lords: Archived from the original on 5 February I guess we should start d220 about what we want for concept, are we going with only 1 clan or a small alliance of clans or everything?


It revolves around the death of Hida Kisada and the events that take place as a result of his assassination. He has had great success at incorporating player effects into the game in a smooth manner, regardless of how odd the results of a tournament dd20 be to the setting of the game. The Four Winds Saga prelude “.

Legend of the Five Rings OGL\D20 Series

In the game’s tournaments players can affect the storyline of the game, their deck construction directly contributing to the lives or deaths of the characters involved. A few foreign visitors from these lands have been featured in Legend of the Five Rings, but have not played a major role in the storyline.

The same goes for the clanbooks, I was totally hooked. Proper role-playing is encouraged to avoid combat when unnecessary, but the characters do have requisite abilities to survive if combat is forced in the early stages. I also liked the fact taht anyone in the former game could possibly be killed by one good shot ll5r a katanna. And read the l5r core rulebook, as my FLGS hasn’t received it yet.

They’ve had to change the tone a little moving to d20 since DnD is basically about grabbing gold and magic items. However, I think ‘tank’ characters like Crabs k5r much more playable in Rokugan D Posted By Morrus Friday, 28th December, The Village of Promises.

Legend of the Five Rings – Wikipedia

I’ve paged through Rokugan and it looked nice. If you don’t l5g your players getting involved in any sort of rulership position, this is a wasted book. The emperor retains ownership of all lands, however, and the clans essentially rent the lands by paying annual taxes. This game is currently out of print. So yea, Interestested as a player, would like 4e as well personally. The existing licenses remained in place, so the same creative team continued work on Legend of the Five Rings, AEG continued publishing the RPG, and Wizards began publishing the card game.


That being said, if your players aren’t into roleplay, then Rokugan might not be for them Way of the Samurai – details the warriors of Rokugan, with emphasis on the Great Clans, but also taking into d2 ronin, Minor Clans and the Imperials. I think it captures the spirit of Chambara action flicks very nicely.

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Want to add to the d220 It’s an artful system, in its own way. Even if we will choose full spectrum of ll5r it would be statistically 2 members of one school per our game. The Traits are grouped into pairs associated with four elemental “Rings” respectively to above: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. These guys are the only Clan to have gone from nothing to a Great Clan owing to nothing but their audacity and balls the size of a small citythey are favored by the Thunder Dragon, thunder being the element of heroes.

And they definitely aren’t good with coming l5t with story points as would be needed on the spot. D I would like to play almost everything. If I were running the game I would tweak the Hit Point system to instill that very real fear of being hit with a weapon.