The Ronin в в в I в 1 т в н е г = a – т н в: The Ne:шіті The Maga а н н а н н н а и в: Character Classes in Rokugaп,,, . Oriental Adventures – Rokugan Campaign D&D – Oriental volume to WotC’s recent Oriental Adventures book for D&D. Since I am really involved in D&D and I can answer your question but you will not like my answer; In-Setting differences between L5R.
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The Senpet, once a powerful theocracy a setting based on a pharaonic Egypt of fantasyhas been subjugated by the military of the Yodotai a Roman setting.
The clan families are Bayushi, Shosuro, Soshi, and Yogo. They are intended to be exactly the same setting. Long before the rise of Rokugan, the Dd&d had a vast and vibrant civilization. Minor clans, on the other hand, generally only have one family.
The Burning Sands lie to the north and west of Rokugan. The great majority of the population of Rokugan are humans.
The book features Rokugan as the setting. The clan colors are white and light blue. Though I am sure you could just directly swap the setting and sweep the differences under the carpet, that would defeat my purpose I haven’t looked at my copy in a while so I’m going by memory here. The citizens and rulers of the Burning Sands and Ivory Kingdoms might disagree, however.
It is thematically based on a fantastic version of Arabia. In my circles, Rokugan was just more material to dip into like Eberron or Forgotten Realms. I’m also not sure if any of the Rokugan supplements were officially 3. The Crab Clan is considered the least cultured or courtly of all the clans.
D&D 3.5 – Rokugan Campaign Setting
This article relies too much on references to primary sources. Though I am interested in the fluff explanations.
Fortunes and Winds adds to the Rokugan scene different spirit realms that you can visit and different spirit beings you can play. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. They are aloof and removed from the affairs of the other clans, preferring to reside in their mountain strongholds.
Eg if magic works different. Powerful beings that represent both the good and evil sides of the elemental forces.
Oracles are former mortals who attain the Role of Oracle by being selected by the Celestial Dragons or by Jigoku. The 4th ed L5R RPG was specifically written to be mostly time-period neutral, and so generally doesn’t delve very deeply into fluff that doesn’t apply in all time settings.
The risk level and severity of The Taint increase as one proceeds toward the center of the Shadowlands, The Black Pit, which is a direct physical rokugn to Jigoku. The clan colors are emerald green and gold. True, There is also “Mountain Tuna” which is Goat. Strictly speaking this is incorrect, but as the Emperor lays claim to all that is as a right of being the descendant of Amaterasu Lady Sun and Onnotangu Lord Moonthe courtiers of the Emerald Empire gokugan see this as an appropriate use.
Creatures of Rokugan isn’t bad for a monster collection, and I think the way it 35 out the shadowlands does more to flavor an OA campaign than all the other books’ pages and pages of eokugan minutia.
They are trained heavily in 3.55 fast-draw technique where the sword is drawn and a killing blow is struck with one, very fast movement. Usage of this site, including but not limited to making or editing a post or private message or the creation of an account, constitutes acceptance of the Forum Rules. September Learn how and when to remove this template message.
The Clan consists of the Daigotsu family and the monks. BUT this is not the case in your campaign because you are choosing to use the Oriental Adventures custom version of the L5R lore in Rokugan, which by default lends directly to L5R The history of Rokugan.
Thanks for the extensively annotated bibliography there.
D&D – Rokugan Campaign Setting
The New World, Part 9: James Wyatt ‘s Oriental Adventureswhich offered new d20 rules for Oriental realms, some of them specific to the world of Rokugan. YogoZuno 11k 2 28 They are known throughout the empire for their trained courtiers, artisans and duelists. The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s general notability guideline.
The Ivory Kingdoms lie far to the west and south of Rokugan, past the Shadowlands. Toddy Shelfungus 91 3. In the original setting, samurai do eat meat, just not any meat.
They have schools of magic associated with each element, including the empire’s only school dealing with Void magic. The books also have a sprinkling of extra feats and PRCs. Encompassing more than a thousand years.