Gamemaster’s Section: Wilderness Travel

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We are continuing to work through the Gamemaster’s section, which includes Corruption mechanics, Wilderness Travel, Social Influence encounters and Stress/Fear/Terror subchapters. However, we wanted to give you a sneak peak at Wilderness travel, and how a Gamemaster can shape the narrative around the roles each character plays during the journey. …

New Beta Documents Available

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Hail, grim & perilous fans! Through rigorous play testing, we’ve been working discover imbalances, identify overlooked mechanics and “breaking” the rules of character creation. Although we’re not quite ready for primetime, we are coming close to finalizing the world’s first Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay retroclone. Today, we wanted to share with …

Trick or Treat! The Ghoul: Finger Lickin’ Good

There are those in this world that slave to their own vices. Ones given to gluttony can fall prey to chaos’s touch during their weakest moments of overindulgence. Once upon this dark path, it cannot be abandoned as the road to ghouldom begins… At first, their hunger is satiated only …

Join FIGHT CLUB, Our Open Playtest Combat System!

ZWEIHÄNDER fans! Have you already created your ZWEIHÄNDER character? Time to join Fight Club! Experience the fast-paced and perilous dangers presented within our open playtest combat system at the following link! After Creating Your Grim & Perilous Character, take them into the ring to fight mano-a-mano, or even get your …

Even More Professions For Public Playtest!

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For those who are ready to create a new ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous character, we’ve added a number of new Standard Professions for you to try out. Here are the ones now available for our Character Creation phase of the playtest: Adherent Animal Tamer Apothecary Artisan Courtier Cutthroat Graverobber Hedge …

Reward Points, Not Experience Points

One important distinction about ZWEIHÄNDER is that players no longer earn experience points. We made a  change in the way players are rewarded for our internal revision, with the sole focus put on characterization and role-playing. Instead of experience points, players now earn Reward Points (RP) based primarily on how well …

Trappings, Characters & More!

How did you like the character creation chapter? If you haven’t already, download the form-fillable character sheet and send us a copy of your Grim & Perilous character to daniel@grimandperilous.com. Be sure to include a background story about them as well. We will post the best of the best on …

ZWEIHÄNDER – Create A Character

STORY THEMES As a player, you will create an alternate persona: a protagonist (or perhaps antagonist!) of the story, also known as your ‘character’. Character creation is relatively simple, but the considerations for what choices you make during this process can have long-term implications. Several themes dominate a grim & …