L5R 5th Edition Beta Playtest - The Falling Star (Part 1)

Enjoy our playtest of the L5R 5th edition beta rules. You can read the rules for yourself here.

This is Part 1 of 2 of the adventure I wrote, called the Falling Star.

Note: This episode had minimal editing of content. This is us learning the beta rules, in all our ugly glory. We hope you enjoy.

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Episode 38

The Palm and the Fist

Troubled by recent intrusions into their personal quarters, and wary of rumors of a Kolat assassin at Winter Court, the yoriki devise to hatch a plan to catch their stalkers.

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Shadows Over the Cinema 2: Princess Mononoke (1997)

We sit down and chat about Princess Mononoke, our thoughts on it, and how it relates to RPGs and L5R.

Next month's movie chat is going to be on Kuroneko, a 1968 Japanese horror film. Pick it up here.

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Episode 37

Bitter Lies

Kitsuki, Bayushi, and Usagi take an undercover trip to the shipyards of Iron Turtle City to determine who is providing assistance to the Sons of Thunder.

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Episode 36

Ghost Ships

Following an apparent break-in to his quarters, Kitsuki struggles to stay upon the path, while the yoriki get a surprise opportunity to investigate the Kolat presence in the Isles of Spice and Silk.

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Episode 35

The Arrow Knows the Way

The yoriki face rivals, reunite with friends, and make new foes during their first week in Winter Court.

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Episode 34

To Set a Snare

The yoriki seek counsel and set their schemes into motion to settle the unquiet ghost of Doji Yuriko.

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Shadows Over the Cinema 1: Yojimbo (1961)

Thanks to our loving patrons (at patreon.com/sotcpod), we bring to you our first SOTC movie review, for Akira Kurosawa's 1961 film Yojimbo. We talk about what we think of the movie, and how it can be used as inspiration for players and GMs in L5R. And some other stuff too.

Big thanks to Justin for editing this episode.

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Episode 33

Silk and Stone

Echoes of the past prove to be an obstacle to the efforts of the yoriki.

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Episode 32

The House of the Mantis

Kitsuki, Bayushi, and Usagi make their introductions at the Winter Court of Kyuden Gotei.

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