About this Site

The House of the Jade Lantern is the personal gaming blog and support site for the author’s roleplaying campaigns, one-shots, and rambling.


The House of the Jade Lantern website has been online and in continual operation since 1998 (barring the occasional web host jump and maintenance outages), offering guidance, resources, and examples for players and GMs of Legends of the Five Rings (L5R) and similarly themed games. The site is one of the oldest support sites for L5R.

Over time, the site has grown to encompass several campaigns, one-shots, convention games, and guidance.

The site provides a wide range of player and GM resources for purposes of inspiring, assisting and enabling the readers’ games. Materials are provides free of charge and are for personal use only unless otherwise noted.The artwork and decorations used on the pages are all taken from copy-right free sources, licensed sources, or with permission granted.

No AEG, Inc. artwork has been harmed in the making of this web site. If you are aware of any copyright infringement or inappropriate use of artwork on this site, please alert us so that the situation may be corrected. We are not officially sanctioned by AEG in any way, but they have been kind enough to allow us to continue lo these long years.

We hope you enjoy your visit, and return again.

Domo arigato

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