The Book of Air is the latest supplement for the Fourth Edition of the Legend of the Five Rings RPG. The Book of Air kicks off a new Elemental. The problem, then, is that the book is as clear an example of Until now, one of the most important aspects of dueling in Rokugan was the right. The Legend of the Five Rings Roleplaying Game is a role-playing game originally written by John Wick and published by Alderac Entertainment Group, under license from Five Rings Publishing Group, in The game uses the Legend of the Five Rings setting, and primarily the nation of Rokugan, The second edition and most books made for it were written to work both with.

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The game uses the Legend of the Five Rings setting, and primarily the nation of Rokuganwhich is based on feudal Japan with influences from other East Asian cultures.

Like most role-playing games, Legend of the Five Rings is played by one or more players and a game masterwho controls the events that happen during the game as well as the non-player characters NPCs. Legend of the Five Rings features many courtiers and other non-combatant character types as valid player characters.

The fictional setting of Legend of the Five Rings is similar to feudal Japanthough it also includes aspects of other Asian cultures, as well as magic and mythical beasts. There is no given name for the entire world which the setting describes, so “Rokugan” is used alternately to refer to the specific nation within the setting or to refer to the entire world.

Rokugani society is based on a fpg structure, with seven and later eight so-called “Great Clans”, as well as a number of minor clans. Great Clans are made up of several family lines, each with their own general purpose within the clan. Minor clans generally only have one family.


Each clan also has areas of land bequeathed by the emperor under their control. The emperor retains ownership of all lands, however, and the clans essentially rent the lands by paying annual taxes.

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The game system of Legend of the Five Rings uses sided dice exclusively. Usually, when a die is rolled and the result is 10 normally marked ‘0’ on the diethe die is said to “explode”.

In this situation, the player rolls again and the new result is added to the original result. If this second result is a 10, the player rolls a third time, totaling all three results.

This process is repeated until the player rolls something other than When dice are rolled, there are two quantities given: The totals of the kept dice are added together, giving the player the total sum for his or her roll. For example, if a roll called for five dice to be rolled and l5d kept said simply “five keep three” or written “5k3″five dice would be rolled.

Out of those five, the player would choose three generally, but not necessarily, the player would choose the three with the highest values whose values would be added together for the total value of the roll.

Legend of the Five Rings uses eight traits: The Traits are grouped into pairs associated with four elemental “Rings” respectively to above: EarthWaterFire and Air. There is a fifth Ring, called Void. This ring, like the other four, is taken from Miyamoto Musashi ‘s The Book of Five Ringsalthough “Nothingness” is a better translation of the text.

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There are primarily two methods of creating characters in role-playing games: Legend of the Five Rings uses the latter method. Each new character begins with 40 “Character Points” to spend to create the character except for ronin characters, which begin with In previous versions of the game, characters started with 30 points, or 45 for ronin.


Conversely, if a player so chooses, he can select a number of Disadvantages for his character, which give extra Character Points to spend in other areas, but imposes some penalty on the character during play such as “Small”, which decreases the damage the character can inflict with certain weapons, or “Bad Reputation”, which causes a great number of NPCs to dislike the character.

Proper role-playing is encouraged to avoid combat when unnecessary, but the characters do have requisite abilities to survive if combat is forced in the early stages.

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