Some Dragon related flavor text from Gold
Gareth.Hanrahan at raidtec.ie
Wed Jul 4 11:20:15 EDT 2001
On Wednesday 04 July 2001 01:21, Barry Kunz wrote:
> Below is the Dragon related flavor text from Gold Edition on the cards I
> was able to get at the pre-release. I have some commentary through out
> indicated by TZ. This does not encompass all the dragon flavor text from
> Gold so I'd request that any of you who have cards not on this list but
> that involve Dragons in their flavor text, please post them.
Thanks for the text...one or two comments...
> Accessible Terrain Card # 5
> Volcanic eruptions have driven the Dragon from their mountains. The
> Phoenix wait on farming land ... land splendid for troop movement.
> TZ-Confirmation that the reason we came down from our mountains was due to
> volcanic activity and not the dragon of fire.
Eh. That's being a bit too literal. To the Rokugani, the mountain erupting in
flame IS the Dragon of Fire breathing, just as the Tsunami is the result of
the Dragon of Water shifting in his bed. (And given the number of spirits and
magic entities in Rokugan, it might be literally true too...)
> Goblin Madcaps Card # 154
> Some of the goblins coming through Shinomen Forest bear familiar tattoos.
> TZ-The art on the card has 3 or 4 mean looking tattooed goblins with one
> unfortunate crab. Seems that Kokujin has been busy with goblins. I wonder
> if they are "his children" that will rip out his heart and kill him.
Hmm. This is good for us on one level. If they do print corrupt Shadowlands
cards with the tattooed trait, there will be two clans who can use tattoo
cards, so they might print more...
> Togashi Nyima Card # 182
> "Vedau, you waste your strength tearing them in two. Strike them so, and
> save them for Taiu to question"
> TZ-The art on this one has Nyima punching a blue clad samurai in the side
> of the head with said samurai about to lose consciousness. This raising
> three questions to me. Why is the Samurai in blue if we are fighting the
> Lion and Phoenix? Who is Taiu? and is he/she a Kitsuki to be released one
> of the next couple of expansions?
Hmmm....my answer to the first question is just messy, and slanderous, and
won't be spoken aloud. (*whispers*: y'know, if the Crane wanted to keep the
Lion off their backs and away from their Crab allies while the Crane take the
> Occult Murders Card # 302
> "What is the message? I do not know. We only know that it is written in
> blood." -Kitsuki Remata
> TZ-Who said the Kitsuki weren't in Gold Edition?
They're not in GE, but they'll show up in an expansion.
> Togashi Zembu
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