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My Favorite CCG – SHADOWFIST, Part 1

7 May, 2011
The White Ninja

The White Ninja

So, after Magic: the Gathering hit it big, there were a glut of CCGs, most died but two survived: Legends of the Five Rings (L5R) which has gone from strength to strength and SHADOWFIST, which has a small but dedicated fanbase.  Today, I am here to talk about the later game, here is my pitch:

The basic theme is behind SHADOWFIST is the action movies, especially those wild ones from Hong Kong, all at the same time.  With redeemed assassins fighting cackling eunuch sorcerers and their demon servants while crazy cyborg apes go toe to toe with mystic masters of the martial arts.  Big budget explosions, wild wire fu and bizarre plots all rolled into one setting.

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