On today’s episode we sit down with Tanner Clausen, GM on the Shadow of the Cabal podcast, to learn about and create characters for the game that is played on that podcast, Legend of the Five Rings 4th Edition.
00:00:00 – Announcements
00:03:49 – Introductions
00:06:21 – What’s in a Game?
00:06:39 – Rokugan, the Setting for L5R
00:09:58 – What Do Characters Do in L5R?
00:14:35 – What Do You Need to Play L5R?
00:15:32 – What is Unique?
00:23:29 – History of the Game
00:32:52 – Let’s Make Some People
00:33:15 – Clans and Families
00:34:41 – Ryan’s Concept
00:37:18 – Amelia’s Concept
00:40:41 – Tanner’s Concept
00:41:42 – What are the other clans all about?
00:45:09 – Schools and our character’s techniques
00:54:22 – The Five Rings and Honor
01:00:48 – Skill Selections
01:03:33 – Equipment and the importance of money
01:06:03 – Experience Points and Advantages/Disadvantages
01:10:52 – Episode Closer
Guests and Projects:
Tanner Clausen: [@TantaClaus](https://twitter.com/tantaclaus)
Shadow of the Cabal Podcast
Game systems discussed in this episode:
Legend of the Five Rings 4th Edition
Chessex Gemini Black and Red w/Gold: [https://amzn.to/2IbgQXm](https://amzn.to/2IbgQXm)
In the rich, dark, bold colors of the scorpion clan
Chessex Gemini Blue and Teal w/Gold: [https://amzn.to/2IcYhSq](https://amzn.to/2IcYhSq)
Representing the water affinity and her magical roots
Chessex Opaque Dusty Green with Copper: [https://amzn.to/2Iyup6P](https://amzn.to/2Iyup6P)
Green and Gold in the colors of the dragon
Opening: [Meditation Impromptu 03](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by [Kevin MacLeod](http://incompetech.com)
Clip 1: [Clean Soul](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Clean_Soul_1388) by [Kevin MacLeod](http://incompetech.com)
Clip 2: [Shadow of the Cabal](https://shadow-of-the-cabal.pinecast.co/) opening theme
Main Theme: [Hero (Remix)](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/Principal_Photography_1493/11_Hero_Remix) by [Steve Combs](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/)
Character Creation Cast: [@CreationCast](https://twitter.com/CreationCast)
Amelia Antrim: [@gingerreckoning](https://twitter.com/gingerreckoning)
Ryan Boelter: [@lordneptune](https://twitter.com/lordneptune)
Our Website: [http://www.charactercreationcast.com](http://charactercreationcast.com)