Greg in Japan

Hey everyone! I'm a gamer, husband, and father living in Japan. I teach High School English to Japanese kids. I started playing games about 13 years ago and have been blogging about gaming for the last 5 years or so.

Review: L5R Enemies of the Empire

It’s been a while since my last review, but finally, I bring to you my take on Legends of the Five Rings: Enemies of the Empire for 4th Edition. This is the second book to come out for the L5R 4e. It kind of comes off as a Monster Manual of sorts; the book gives the GM a plethora of possible foes to ram up against the players, but the book isn’t just a bunch of stat blocks. It is so, so much more.

October 6, 2011

Converting the Spouse: An Ongoing Quest – Part 2

Last time, I talked about my plans for using L5R as our game system of choice, due to its relatively easy rules and also thematically easy to relate to premise. I also decided that we are going to be going a bit away from a purely murder, death, kill, loot style of gaming. But, when last we parted, I wasn’t exactly sure about what I would be doing with the game; this week, the game type gets narrowed down, and we move into the realm of character creation. Good stuff.

August 9, 2011

L5R 4th Edition Core Rulebook – Full Review

Today, I’m proud to bring you my complete review of the Legend of the Five Rings 4th Edition Core Rulebook. L5R, produced by the folks at the Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG), has been...

March 11, 2011