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RPG Tabletop Spotlight: Mask Of The Oni And Shadowlands

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Mar 28 2019

Today on Tabletop Spotlight, we take you inside the new adventure from Fantasy Flight Games: Mask of the Oni, and invite you to explore beyond the wall with Shadowlands.

The Legend of the Five Rings Roleplaying Game is excellent. Blending samurai action and courtly intrigue, it has a lot to offer any gamer–and with its blend of narrative dice and almost poetic combat mechanics, it really captures the feel of its samurai fiction source material. And in the latest adventure and sourcebook combo, Mask of the Oni and Shadowlands, the game really digs into what makes Rokugan special. Monstrous forces lurking beyond a crumbling wall. Mysterious legacies calling out from the past. When the players are sent outside of the Emerald Empire to explore the shadowlands beyond the walls, it is a chance for danger, honor, and glory.

We’ve been pleased to see how L5R has been expanding, there’s a lot to dig into. We haven’t even approached the Day of Heroes (and we might not, in this new timeline, but even so Mantis Clan is the best Clan), but these books take us into interesting ground. And like the Oni that haunt the shadowlands, there’s always a new threat around the corner. So strap in, and read on.

via Fantasy Flight Games

Shadowlands – $39.95

Explore Fu Leng’s festering domain with the Shadowlands Sourcebook for the Legend of the Five Rings Roleplaying Game! Discover the vile locations and denizens of this ancient realm, as well as the brave samurai who stand against them, including the mighty Falcon Clan. Finally, advice for Game Masters running campaigns in this dark domain ensures your games are dripping with theme. Can your samurai survive the perils of the Shadowlands?

Mask of the Oni – $19.95

Take your players into the foreboding Shadowlands with Mask of the Oni. This adventure for the Legend of the Five Rings Roleplaying Game pits heroes against the dangers of the Shadowlands and the horrors found within the crumbling walls of the Hiruma family’s fallen castle. Tokens, maps, and an adventure booklet will guide players on their journey, but will they survive with their soul intact?


Best of luck on your adventure out into the shadowlands. No telling what you might find in there–for an extra bonus, there’s a free scenario you can download to supplement Mask of the Oni by clicking RIGHT HERE.

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