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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Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: The number of non-human members of Rokugan’s clans is low. Shattered Lands Dark Sun: The Phoenix Clan is known as the most skilled with magic in the empire, and also as the most peaceful.
Far in the West, beyond the Burning Sands or the Ivory Kingdoms, are other lands, most of them with no contact at all with Rokugan.
It introduces Station, a point-based system for building social and miliarty influence and power beyond your personal skills. The classes are middle of the road, mostly. This was long overdue, IMHO.
And provides a rich background for the campaign.
Rkkugan of having shugenja, have clerics with elemental domains standard. The Nezumi control the Name’s Magic, an ancient and very powerful form of magic.
I would recommend it. Rokugan surfaced as its background setting, where several clans and factions vie for domination over the empire. Powerful beings that represent both the good and evil sides of the elemental forces. However, with the fall of Fu Leng from the Heavens, the ogres were subjugated to his will, suffering extensive physical corruption and devolution, and have since become the monsters they now are.
Yes, OA introduced Taint as well, but it’s handled a bit differently.
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The finely detailed descriptions of habits, small or common, the flair the whole rulebook carried Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: They have schools of magic associated with each element, including the empire’s only school dealing with Void magic. Feats which which double crit range of sneak attacks and stacks with other range increases, a feat that allows you to use Spellcraft opposed by Perception to cast a spell without someone noticing it, a feat that allows you to increase damage and crit range of knives and daggers, a couple of fun ninja prestige classes like one which grants you attacks of opportunity against people who successful see you when you try to use stealth.
A well-trained samurai with a sword is really something to fear and I dig that. 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. The naga are an ancient race of creatures who appear half-human, half-serpent.
The introduction of Rokugani steel, which allows you to grant non-magical enhancement bonus to metal implements. New stats for variuos weapons and armor, a few mundane items, but mostly a flavor text for Rokugan. Articles lacking reliable references rougan January All articles lacking reliable references Articles needing additional references from September All articles needing additional references Articles with topics of unclear notability from August All articles with topics of unclear notability All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from June They really convey the alienness of the world and its thinking and how to get the players into character.
I liked the raises and such. We liked how deadly it was because it made players look at all the RP options instead of fighting.
The Lost are those humans who have given themselves over to Fu Leng’s evil will. My players were totally into the setting and I ran it rather viciously. There’s a slew of potential options that later WotC would follow suit with by making ACFs; the Rokugan supplements provide what are basically flaws, ACFs and substitution levels.
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Well, I actually liked L5R classic because of the system behind it. They are the Emperor’s Right Hand, personally defending his causes above all else.
D20 Rokugan: Worthy buy?
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. Nothing that any optimizer would choose, but flavorfully appropriate. Given that Rokugan d20 might be a good way to bring in new players, I give it the edge. Errors The following errors occurred rokugwn your submission.
Retrieved from ” https: The clan colors are grey and dark blue. Unlike any other known race, the Nezumi are completely immune to The Taint, and as such the Crab have formed alliances with many of the families and tribes of the Nezumi living near the wall. But I liked the ideas d200 playing the card game.