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Legend of the Five Rings: 3rd Edition Revised


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Return to Rokugan, where honor is a force more powerful than steel.
For one thousand years, the Empire of Rokugan has stood as a bastion of nobility, honor, and virtue. These lands are ruled by the samurai, powerful heroes who carry the katana and wakizashi as their badge of rank. Eight Great Clans vie with one another for supremacy over these lands, all under the eye of the mighty Emperor. And to the south, the Shadowlands, the eternal enemy of Rokugan, waits for the next opportunity to disrupt all that these foolish mortals have built. It is a land of intrigue, wonder, and adventure.

Welcome to the third iteration of the Legend of the Five Rings Role-Playing Game. This player's guide will provide players and GM's with all of the setting, culture, and rules needed to create characters in the Legend of the Five Rings world and stage ongoing campaigns in Rokugan. While this book contains an updated version of the familiar rules, conversion rules will be included so that none of the many previous volumes set in this world will ever be obsolete.

The best Asian style fantasy setting roleplaying game of this generation returns to its roots with its release this summer. Legend of the Five Rings 3rd Edition returns focus to the Roll and Keep(R&K) system originally released in 1996. Conveying a deeper sense of realism, the R&K system best simulates the tension, reality, and lethality of Samurai drama. Look for it more information in the coming weeks here at

  • Thrilling fantasy setting based on the myths and culture of Japan, China, and other Asian nations
  • A new generation of the beloved Legend of the Five Rings roll and keep system.
  • Streamlines existing rules without making previous products obsolete.#
  • Excellent sourcebook for Rokugani culture and history

This is a scanned book, if this product becomes available in original electronic format you will have the option of updating your files at no additional charge.

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August 5th, 2013
Good quality color scan, searchable and functional pdf. Much better than previous version of this book. This 3rd edition system works well but can sometimes get bogged down in details. 4th edition really runs smoother, but this still a quality produ [...]
February 18th, 2012
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July 11th, 2011
Extremely expensive for a badly scanned document. Très cher pour un maivais scan. [...]
March 17th, 2009
Having longed to try this game for years, I finally get the chance to own it and hopefully try it with a group of fellow roleplayers. Sadly my joy at getting a bargain in the recent GM Day, was quickly shattered after looking at the PDF. For th [...]
November 4th, 2008
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