Merlyn's Comic Books and More
User Info

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: AsenWolf
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 898

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 66
Total: 66
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Home
03: Community Forums
04: Community Forums
05: Home
06: Community Forums
07: Community Forums
08: Home
09: Community Forums
10: Community Forums
11: Community Forums
12: Home
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Home
16: Home
17: Community Forums
18: Community Forums
19: Community Forums
20: Community Forums
21: Home
22: Home
23: Community Forums
24: Home
25: Community Forums
26: Home
27: Community Forums
28: Home
29: Community Forums
30: Community Forums
31: Home
32: Stories Archive
33: Community Forums
34: Home
35: Community Forums
36: Community Forums
37: Community Forums
38: Home
39: Home
40: Home
41: Community Forums
42: Home
43: Stories Archive
44: Community Forums
45: Community Forums
46: Community Forums
47: Stories Archive
48: Community Forums
49: Community Forums
50: Community Forums
51: Stories Archive
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: Community Forums
55: Community Forums
56: Home
57: Community Forums
58: Stories Archive
59: Community Forums
60: Stories Archive
61: Community Forums
62: Stories Archive
63: Community Forums
64: Home
65: Home
66: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Main Menu

Community Forums › Role Playing Games › Other › The Fuzzy Review, L5R Lives!
The Fuzzy Review, L5R Lives!

Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page     Forum IndexOther
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Fuzzypanzer
Rookie


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 27

PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2005 12:59 pm    Post subject: The Fuzzy Review, L5R Lives!

So, to kick off the Fuzzyreview, I figure I'd start with an old classic recently reworked into a nice package. I'm refering of cource to the nice shiny new Legend of the Five Rings 3rd edition book. Learning the error of their ways from 2nd ed, they have moved back to the rolling both stat+skill, keep stat system. Back are the days of the courtly intriege, and brutal deadly combat with any hit possibly being fatal. Lots of classes have been reworked, many old favorites getting an extra boost.

I recently was able to join into a group and play again, and it has been jsut as fun as I remeber from previous versions. I was even able to blow the dust off my old books as still find use for them. All in all, I like the updates included to bring the storyline up to the current eras, the layout is nice, with good use of pictures. Overall it's just a nice, well done book. Feel free just to bask in its glory when you look at it. Cool
Back to top
View user's profile
Irongaze125
Übernerd


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 81
Location: Cheney

PostPosted: Mon Nov 28, 2005 7:45 pm    Post subject: Re: The Fuzzy Review, L5R Lives!

I have to agree with Fuzzy here: the 3rd Edition book is just plain NICE.

The product itself is very high quality, with every rule imaginable covered in a clear, concise manner and still enough room left over for a bounty of background information that can be used both as a player and as a GM looking for an alternative timeline to put your players in.

For those of you who, like me, are longtime L5R fans, the coolest part of this update will likely be the fact that AEG is slowly but surely compiling lists of all the schools released in previous editions with rules updated to be compatible with those found in the new corebook. These school sets are being posted alphabetically on the AEG website ABSOLUTELY FREE. They have thus far released rules for the schools from the Crab, Crane, and Dragon clans. Download them or just check them out at:

www.legendofthefiverin...urces.html

_________________
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned for Sega.-Mallrats
Back to top
View user's profile
Tinman
Seasoned Browser


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 58
Location: South Hill, Spokane WA

PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 2:04 pm    Post subject: Re: The Fuzzy Review, L5R Lives!

Eek, an upcoming L5R LARP book? I think I'll be avoiding River Front Park for a bit. Smile

_________________
Well if you hack your arms off to replace them with guns, you are technically an amputee. An *awesome* amputee!
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address
imperialdeadite
Intarweb Mastar!


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 316
Location: Spokane, WA

PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 4:55 pm    Post subject: Re: The Fuzzy Review, L5R Lives!

The L5R larp book has been out for about 2 years or so, so you don't have to worry, I only know one person that bought a copy.

As for the L5R pen and paper I am so happy with the 3rd incarnation, it just rules. I would love to find a game out there somewhere if anyone has any openings. I have played since '95 and have all the old books and are a little behind on the new books, its one of my favorites.

_________________
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address MSN Messenger
Tinman
Seasoned Browser


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 58
Location: South Hill, Spokane WA

PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2006 11:06 am    Post subject: Re: The Fuzzy Review, L5R Lives!

I'll throw my name out there along with Imperial. I only have the 3rd edition book and Way of the Unicorn, but I'd definitly join a game if anyone would take me onboard.

_________________
Well if you hack your arms off to replace them with guns, you are technically an amputee. An *awesome* amputee!
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page     Forum IndexOther All times are GMT - 8 Hours
Page 1 of 1


Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum

Latest Posts
Last 10 Forum Messages

Tons of New Bones Minis!
Last post by CharlesFaust in D&D Minis on Apr 14, 2018 at 20:11:22

New miniatures, RPG books, and games!
Last post by CharlesFaust in General Gaming Discussion on Apr 06, 2018 at 23:06:43

New Pre-Con Decks for MTG!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Magic: The Gathering on Apr 06, 2018 at 17:50:54

New Graphic Novels, Kids Books, Collectibles, and More!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Graphic Novels on Apr 04, 2018 at 18:33:48

Forgebane!
Last post by CharlesFaust in GW Warhammer 40k on Mar 23, 2018 at 23:27:09

Star Wars Legion Now Available!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Other on Mar 22, 2018 at 18:12:43

New Graphic Novels!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Graphic Novels on Mar 21, 2018 at 19:05:37

Check Out Our Star Wars Legion Demo!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Other on Mar 17, 2018 at 00:00:22

Firefly Adventures: Brigands and Browncoats
Last post by CharlesFaust in Board Game General on Mar 10, 2018 at 22:38:57

It's a Wargames Illustrated Double Feature!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Flames of War on Mar 10, 2018 at 01:02:59


Survey
Best comic book to movie adaptation




Results :: Polls

Votes: 1522
Comments: 4

Links

Get Firefox!
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of their respective owners
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy
Created by Mars