Fantasy Flight Games has announced Battle for Rokugan, a new strategy board game set in their recently aquired Legend of the Five Rings universe. 2-5 players take on the roles of Rokugani Daimyō battling for control of the 7 honorable clans’ territories, as well as the mysterious Shadowlands outside their borders.
Players gain honor with each province claimed, and a special ability if they manage to claim all the provinces within one territory. Battle is waged through secret placement of combat tokens, determining defense, diplomacy or battle. After 5 rounds, players score points for hidden objectives and add together all the honor earned through the game.
For more details, you can read the entire press release from Fantasy Flight here.