For over a decade role-players have come to the Emerald Empire of Rokugan to learn the true meaning of honor and glory. Now it is your turn to take up your katana in the name of your Clan. The minor daimyo Doji Haruki has always craved more power and prestige among those who possess true influence in the Imperial Court. Now, on the eve of his greatest and most promising court, mere hours before... [click here for more]
The Imperial Archives collects a variety of material for the L5R 4th Edition RPG that we have been unable to fit into previous books.
From discussions of Shourido and the office of Shogun, to NPCs and Oni Lords, to a discussion of how to play Courtiers, this book has something for everyone!
New mechanics include the Susumu Courtiers, Scorpion maskmakers, and an extensive discussion of options for... [click here for more]
Across the Emerald Empire, the greatest servants of the Emperor make their homes in ancient castles, elaborate courts, impregnable fortresses, venerable dojo, and majestic palaces. Some exist in the wilds of the Empire, while others mark the center of great, sprawling cities. Some are centers of trade and artistry, while others exist far from any other sign of civilization. And yet, despite their many... [click here for more]
“The spirit of water ensures that change is constant, and that there is always something new to learn.” — Asako Beirei, Master of Water
Water is the gentlest but also the strongest of the five Elements, able to heal the most brutal injuries but also able to smash whole cities with taifun and tsunami. Water shugenja are among the Empire’s most peaceful... [click here for more]