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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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. Views Read Edit View history.

Crane Character Travelogue: The totals of the aif dice are added together, giving the player the total sum for his or her roll. Minor clans generally only have one family.

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This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Out of those five, the player would choose three sir, 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.

In previous versions of the game, characters started with 30 points, or 45 for ronin.

Each new character begins with 40 “Character Points” to spend to create the character except for ronin characters, which begin with Those who believe so are fools. It was decided to make this new version of Oriental Adventures a showcase for their recently acquired Legend of the Five Rings.


Dragon Character Travelogue: Ronin Character Travelogue: 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.

Legend of the Five Rings uses eight traits: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If this second result rpv a booj, the player rolls a third time, totaling all three results.

Book of Air (RPG book)

Crab Character Travelogue: When dice are rolled, there are two quantities given: The Traits are grouped into pairs associated with four elemental “Rings” respectively to above: Usually, when a die is rolled zir the result is 10 normally marked ‘0’ on the diethe die is said to “explode”. Some believe that Air is the least powerful of the elements.

Each clan also has areas of land bequeathed by the emperor under their control. Among the various topics in this book you will discover: The Book of Air explores the many different aspects of Air in the setting, including the many activities and endeavors samurai attempt that are tied aif the Air ring.

It is oneness with the world, both physical and spiritual. The essence of Air is within all things, giving life to the honeyed words of the courtier, lending speed to the rppg steel of the duelist, carrying the arrow of the archer, and delivering the hurricane force of a devout priest.

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Phoenix Character Travelogue: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Air is the most mercurial of elements, from the cool breeze that comforts a dying soldier to the cutting wind that slices away at the rock, carving canyons and spires from the mighty mountains. Book Six Walking the Way: This process is repeated until the player rolls something other than Great Clans are made up of several family lines, each with their own general purpose within the clan.


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.

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Aor society is based on a clan structure, with seven and later eight so-called “Great Clans”, as well as a number of minor clans. The emperor retains ownership of all lands, however, and the clans essentially rent the lands by paying annual taxes. Retrieved from ” https: Legend of the Five Rings features many courtiers and other non-combatant character types as valid player l5.

Archived from the original PDF on Alderac Entertainment Group games Fantasy role-playing games Legend of the Five Rings Martial arts role-playing games Origins Award winners Role-playing game systems Role-playing games introduced in In this situation, the player rolls again and the new result is added to the original result.

EarthWaterFire and Air. 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 l5 certain weapons, or “Bad Reputation”, which causes a great number of NPCs to dislike the character. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.