Legend of the Five Rings 5th Edition RPG is a feudal Japan-themed tabletop role-playing game by Fantasy Flight Games. The setting contains healthy doses of mysticism and dark Asian-inspired fantasy, but at its core is an emulation of the social and psychological struggles of the Bushido, or samurai culture.
This video covers the setting as presented in the L5R 5th edition Core Rulebook. I cover the book’s setting and lore in this video:
A warmfelt thanks to Mathieu Johnson for helping me iron out the rules mistakes that I made on the initial pass of this video.
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