GM’s Corner: Bestiary Nearly Complete

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Hello again, ZWEIHÄNDER fans! As promised, here’s our January progress report. We are moving along at a steady clip, on track to finish up Bestiary by mid-February. The chapter is coming in at a monstrous 120 individual entries! This means that we’ll have a bevy of creatures for Gamemasters to introduce into their game, ranging from challenges at Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Tiers. We’ve also introduced a unique band of foes into the mix, called the Elite…

GM’s Corner: Social Intrigue system

Today, we talk about social skills in other role-playing games and how ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG‘s Social Intrigue mechanics address some of the most common concerns through implementation of an optional rule set for Gamemasters. Social mechanics seem to have a love it or hate it relationship: either Gamemasters love the complexity of the mechanics or dislike its implementation (Forge-based RPGs). Universally, players and Gamemasters alike tend to take umbrage at systems which focus…

GM’s Corner: Magick Items

There are legends of enchanted blades of mythical strength, armor which can withstand the most formidable of blows, rings which grant extra lives, mantles which cause one to become invisible and more. From artifacts wrought in the dawn age by the firstborn gods to grimoires bound in the flesh of men, hundreds of stories persist of ancient items of great Magickal repute… Yet, most of these are simply stories. Sure, there are plenty of amulets…

ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous book size

Quick New Years Eve update! Chapters 1 through 10 of the book came in at a whopping 240 pages! This leaves around 75 additional pages for the Game Mastery and Bestiary chapters. We’re estimating 350+ pages after layout and artwork! Catch a sneak peak over on our Facebook page, including a few ‘secret’ camera shots of Chase Scene mechanics, the Archmage and more!

There is no such thing as Skrzzak

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ZWEIHÄNDER fans! As promised, we have a special treat for you before we close up for the holidays. Far below the hustle and bustle of the streets of mankind lies a secret, a myth that few can determine whether is real or not. Whispers of rat-like men that control the aristocracy, a warren filled with terrible half-human monsters and the worship of a god lost to the annals of time are all hearsay and bedtime…

Holiday updates for ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG!

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ZWEIHÄNDER fans! We’ve got a few quick announcements to close out the year. We recently brought on Tanner Yea, a long-time editor on the project, as our official co-writer! We’re positively excited to have him onboard with us over at Grim & Perilous Studios. Additionally, we have Dr. Paul Snow helping us edit and proofread the work. Both their talents will help promote ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG, the world’s first Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay retroclone,…