Profession Sneak Peak: Gambler

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Continuing our highlight of the Knave Archetype, let’s take a look at the Gambler! GAMBLER Standard Profession ARCHETYPE Knave DESCRIPTION What compels a person to compulsively need to win at love, war and dice? Is it arrogance? Ego? The desperate need to be respected or feared? The Gambler feels that …

Two and a half years ago…

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Hard to believe it’s been over two and a half years since we began development! As we close in on our final beta, titled “GRIMDARK Edition”, I’d like to share with you some of the inspiration for writing. Dejan Mandic, our resident artist, penned many of these images during the …

Sneak Peak: ZWEIHÄNDER “GRIMDARK Edition” beta 2

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We have been hard at work revising public beta 1 for what will become beta 2, titled “GRIMDARK Edition“. Using feedback from our internal play testers and your suggestions, we’ve implemented a number of changes across the board. They include: Damage and Peril Condition Tracks – no longer will you …

Profession Sneak Peak: Footpad

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Today, let’s take a look at one of ZWEIHÄNDER’s most notorious of Knaves, the Footpad! FOOTPAD Standard Profession ARCHETYPE Knave DESCRIPTION Some disputes can’t be solved with words. Sometimes, an example needs to be made. And if actions speak louder than words, then when a Footpad shatters teeth and breaks …

Fantasy Flight’s WFRP is dead, long live ZWEIHÄNDER!

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Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 3rd Edition has officially been retired by Fantasy Flight Games. However, ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG (the world’s only Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay retroclone) is still here and going strong. Want to know more about ZWEIHÄNDER? Come participate in the public beta now! Be sure to visit Strike …

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. …

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 …