Art of the Duel (Legend of the Five Rings) [Shawn Carman, Richard Farrese, Douglas Sun, L5r Rpg Masters of Magic. Aeg L5r Legend of the Burning Sands. Art of the Duel – “Set focus Strike!” A samurai of Rokugan who does not thrill to these words is no samurai at all, and wo. The Iaijutsu Duel is one of the defining parts of the L5R mythos, and it is no surprise that the RPG gives it it’s own subsystem for resolving such.

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Mono no Aware is already powerful enough that you may be willing to lose a fate to gain a few honor, or to accept losing a conflict to gain a few honor and all of the mind games that are built into those decisions. I’m gonna go 1 more post on this – What do you think would be an appropriate penalty for bidding higher in a duel? Thd “Lose 2 honor.

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In the event that neither opponent won the Contested Roll during the Focus stage, both make their attack rolls simultaneously, an event known as a kharmic strike.

Sorry – I edit my posts heavily after posting to clear up my thoughts – I think this paragraph is what you should consider. The challenged have no way to counter this duel with any decisions beyond the honor dial – and the OP is right, duels are a agt act, otherwise it’s just murder. You don’t give them honor for winning, you give them honor if you bid higher than them. If we say there should be an element of randomness in a duel mechanic With the bidding there l5t more to it than that.

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Ol5r had many different types of duels including some that were reusable with penalties appropriately defined by the card, and some dues that could hte be refused. All of these are characters or attachments and can be used multiple times instead of one shot effects from action cards. It’s like in every sense they just said ‘who cares! Learn how your comment data is processed. Alderac Entertainment Group Edge Entertainment.


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Aet may be that there is no perfect mechanical match for the act of a duel. However, Dueling and Petitioning are technically not illegal and have their advantages – 1 fate or 1 honor. This is one-third to almost one half of a clan’s starting honor, possibly in one dudl. This way each card is its own unique challenge. Dishonor is a victory condition. The opponents study one another carefully, looking for any weakness. I made this for casual play: Art of the Duel focuses on single combat in Rokugan, be it with katana, bare hands, magic, or words.

This dueling system does all four of these things at the same time, and so, none of these points stand alone. I don’t know how you did it. I introduced him to this hot actress and she got him to loosen up. Why does dueling need to be an involved process?

Posted October 17, edited. In the meantime, it’s a useful tool when applied correctly, but sometimes requires more caution that old-school L5R dueling.

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You can edit this page to create it. By adding od common layer to give “depth” you actually reduce the potential variance in the system as every duel has such a strong effect already that adding to it becomes burdening.

On the first Round of the duel, both characters enter the Assessment stage on the Initiative Turn of the faster duelist. The current system, in the vast majority of duels, punishes BOTH sides. Legend of the Five Rings L5R rules, as amended here.

A duelist won’t “proclaim” a duel unless they think they can win, so it puts them at the advantage. No, I don’t believe in winning at all costs. Well first off – you can certainly duel someone with another motive in mind. The Art of the Duel covers a full range of Rokugani k5r I am saying one primary thing and coming at it from a few different angles.


Use Duelist Training and pitch cards instead, or pick targets that have lower skill. The honor bid is used to balance out the higher effects and reusability.

So, someone expects Mirumoto to discard characters and fate off of characters, as a result of the duel. So, can we agree, the player controlling Mirumoto wants to use the duel’s outcome to discard a character or a fate off of a character? The Crane duelist sends multiple targets if, other effects are limited to single targets.

I gave up when I read his or his friend’s post on the Facebook group stating that if he wins a duel it means the kami favor him and it doesn’t matter if he did things like kick sand in his opponent’s eyes, because he won and that is virtue enough to justify any actions during the l5.

Winds handbook, the Art of the Duel book, the. You pay a cost, sure. When you start or get hit with a duel you need to decide what you want out of the duel, as well as what your opponent wants out of the duel.

The reward is going in the wrong direction. Stop bidding so high!

The only strategic choice right now in a duel is “Do I want to try to win this duel, or do I want honor? I am going to have the card made, or make it myself, and I am going to burn the other version Thanks, but I really wouldn’t try dueo use it at tourneys.