The problem is is that I’m hopelessly in love with the d20 system and LOVE all the stuff that AEG put out for the rules for D20 L5R. I’m going to. (1) Oriental Adventures: Legend of the Five Rings, Rokugan Campaign Setting of the 5 Rings’ RPG system to the highly successful and popular ‘D20’ system. L5R D20 – Adv – Honor and , , KB. file, L5R D20 L5R D20 – Rokugan Campaign , , KB. file.

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It is thematically based on a fantasy version of Mongolia. Results 1 to 7 of 7. They are known throughout the empire for their trained courtiers, artisans and duelists. Way of the Open Hand – A discussion of monks and religion in Rokugan.

They awakened briefly during the Second Day of Thunder, but after a few years of involvement in Rokugani affairs, they once again returned to their slumber. Their ninja are experts in assassination and espionage. The Dragonfly Clan was wiped out in a war between the Lion and the Dragon, but has been reconstructed with the help of Toturi Sezaru, brother of the former Emperor. Scorpion architects have constructed many key structures throughout Rokugan, and, as a result, many of those structures have secret passages and rooms unknown to all but the Scorpion clan.

Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: Retrieved from ” https: The Rokugan campaign setting is actually a very solid book. They were simultaneously working on a d20 campaign setting book for the world of Rokugan; in OctoberWizards finally produced the setting book they had had in process for over a year: I pine for the simplicity and elegances of the pre-Toturri setting as I find the collectable card game inspired meta-plot to be rather lame.


Japanese enough to count. Creatures of Rokugan has some fun stuff if you like monsters. Best RPG book i’ve read, ever.

Unless you are interested in maho and lots of fluff for Rokugan, this isn’t the book for you. Their warriors are all romugan hardened and experienced and most of them prefer to wield massive weapons such as the tetsubo two-handed war-club or the no-dachi two-handed sword.

Thanks for describing each book for me.

D20 Rokugan: Worthy buy?

I’m not bashing it. The clan families are Agasha, Asako, Isawa, and Shiba.

If you think characters should be crippled rokuhan one hit and die rokugxn two, then L5R is the game for you. Characters who are built around shrugging off damage are more viable and playable.

To many observers, the niten looks more like a dance than actual combat, however, niten is a deadly art requiring a great deal of skill and coordination.

For the most part, I think simply refluffing old creatures and classes to fit your setting is going to be the best way to get started and then moving from there. A simple mass combat system, five different types of lords: That is exactly the information I needed to decide.

Or get this bonus for free, and all you have to do is care about your reputation and have NPCs meddle with you. The mechanics are mostly unimpressive, with a few OP spells that no sane DM would allow unless he wants blood magic opponents to be dangerous, that is Secrets of X – they all introduce some new mechanics, some of which are fun, but I doubt it will be worth your money to buy them for a couple of pages of feats, spells and prestige classes.

Posted By Morrus Friday, 28th December, Among the Minor clans are: These lands consist mostly of vast stretches of desert where nomads roam the land and bitter wars are fought over the smallest reservoirs of water.


To me, the real difference between Rokugan D20 and Rokugan original is how fast characters die. It introduces Station, a point-based system for building social and miliarty influence and power beyond your personal skills. The Burning Sands lie to the north and west of Rokugan.

They really convey the alienness of the world and its thinking and how to get the rokugaan into character. The Unicorn Clan is known for their cavalry and horsemanship. The number of non-human members of Rokugan’s clans is low. Most of the land the Dragon Clan holds becomes completely cut off from the rest of the empire during the winter due to heavy snowfall.


We liked how deadly it was because it made players look at all the RP options instead of fighting. Errors The following errors occurred with your submission. The one area where L5R still rules is with the clan sourcebooks. Please help improve this article by adding rokuga to reliable sources. It is similar to feudal Japanthough it also includes aspects of other Asian cultures, as well as magic and mythical beasts.

Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: The finely detailed descriptions of habits, small or common, the flair the whole rulebook carried They are aloof and removed from the affairs of the other clans, preferring to reside in their mountain strongholds. I think it captures the spirit of Chambara action flicks very nicely. Nothing that any optimizer would choose, but flavorfully appropriate.