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Humans almost exclusively make up the population of the clans, great and minor, as well as the other groups within Rokugan. The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: The emperor retains ownership of all lands, however, and the clans essentially rent the lands they use by paying taxes annually.
The hidden Emperor, Fortunes and Winds – The former is basically a rundown of the Hidden Emperor period in Rokugan, so rokuagn pretty useless if you don’t play in Rokugan. If you don’t want your players getting involved in any sort of rulership position, this is a wasted book.
Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, New clans romugan not founded lightly. If you want to do that, start a new thread! An immortal race of malicious sorcerers, the Ashlan breed very rarely, with only 3 Ashlan being born in the last years. They are tasked to patrol the Rokugani seas and guard them ro,ugan gaijin invaders. You’ll get stuff like “if you go before the other guy by a sufficient margin you get extra attacks” or “you ignore enemy armor and if you use power attack and miss because of it, you still hit but without the power attack bonus”, or an ever present favorite, “feint for free and if rookugan hit a target after feinting them it’s an automatically critical threat”.
They are often “blessed” with his dark gifts, which lead eventually to madness. I would recommend it. In the world of Rokugan, there are many different and extraordinary creatures roaming the lands, and humans are not the only beings to have developed a civilization. For in-depth roleplay it cant be beat.
The Phoenix Clan is known as the most skilled with magic in the empire, and also as the most peaceful. Some prestige classes and feats and spells, but more fluff.
I’m getting ready to start an L5R classic game as a player. The main reason is that you have more options in customizing you PC. Their warriors are all battle hardened and experienced and most of them prefer to eokugan massive weapons such as the tetsubo two-handed war-club or the no-dachi two-handed sword.
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They are trained heavily in Iaijutsu fast-draw technique where the sword is drawn and a killing blow is struck with one, very fast movement. Oracles cannot attack a being unless they are attacked first, and can be killed but are extremely powerful.
I liked the deadliness of the world but that could be easily solved with a variant Hit Point system like the ones proposed in D20 Modern or Star Wars.
Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: Because of this, they are often used—involuntarily more often than not—by the clans of Rokugan in their various mines.
Heh, a few times players almost got whacked for adressing a touchy superior wrong. So to sum up: The Dragonfly Clan was wiped out in a war between the Lion and the Dragon, rokygan has been reconstructed with the help of Toturi Sezaru, brother of the former Emperor.
Unfortunately, this civilization was entirely within what has become the Shadowlands, and was destroyed when the dark Kami Fu Leng fell to the earth.
L5R classic vs. L5R d20
Way rokuvan the Ninja – A discussion rokjgan ninja, stealth, espionage and sabotage in Rokugan. The rules are pretty simple and easy to use for newcomers, as I had the chance to try out as is D20 now, but remember that L5R was out before 3E was really more than a whispered rumourand as Paka already said, deadly, which really keeps the players on their toes to not solve everything with a drawn katana.
If you aren’t planning on running Rokugan specifically, the books are less useful. Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft. Strictly speaking this is incorrect, but as the Ro,ugan lays claim to all that is d220 a right of being the descendant of Amaterasu Lady Sun and Onnotangu Lord Moonthe courtiers of the Emerald Empire would see this as an appropriate use.
It introduces Station, a point-based system for building social and miliarty influence and power beyond your personal skills.
Mostly fluff but every group gets at least 1, usually 2, new PrC and usually some feats, so there is enough crunch, and some of it is rather fun. Their ninja are experts in assassination and espionage.