Grim & Perilous Studios are a Twitch Partner. We are a group of tabletop role-playing fans and game designers dedicated to highlighting indie, dark & low fantasy role-playing games. With its flagship brand Zweihänder Grim & Perilous RPG and other games Powered By Zweihänder, the Studio records actual play and podcasts of tabletop RPGs, interviews game developers on Twitch and creates community content for the Grim & Perilous Library at DriveThruRPG.
Grim & Perilous Studios is a game design studio, whose talents include Kickstarter consultants, graphic & layout designers, editors, videographers and end-to-end book producers. Our game Zweihänder Grim & Perilous RPG is a part of the Roll20 Spotlight Program, and won two gold ENnies at Gen Con 2018 for Best Game and Product of the Year.
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ADAM J. ROSE is a Rules Developer for Grim & Perilous Studios. His contributions to ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG, written by Daniel D. Fox, helped win the gold ENnie for Best Game and Product of the Year at Gen Con 2018. He also manages the Grim & Perilous Studios Patreon, where they create actual play and technical articles about tabletop RPGs Powered by the ZWEIHÄNDER d100 game engine.
When he isn’t attached to his keyboard, he spends time creating scores for independent films, playing board games, and driving muscle cars. He is currently working on a chapbook for games Powered By ZWEIHÄNDER d100 game engine, titled RADIATOR: Grim and Post-Apocalyptic RPG. You can reach him on Twitter at @RadiatorRPG.
On dark, moonless nights, you can find DEJAN MANDIC lurking desolate streets of Belgrade, Serbia. Confronted, he will claim that he is walking his dog, but we all know that he really should be working on new drawings for Grim & Perilous worlds.
Having survived two wars and countless riots, Dejan lost interest in reality and prefers spending time inside his illustrations. Dog’s name is Molly.
JUSSI ALARAUHIO is an artist and scholar stationed in the Ostrobothnian city of Oulu. Jussi’s color artwork adorns many a ZWEIHÄNDER publication, and he is ever envisioning new ways of telling stories through images.
Jussi has a 30 year history with RPGs, and some of his epic campaigns have indeed spanned a good part of said three decades. He is also known for his scale modeling approach to tabletop wargaming, which has produced an unmanageable volume of finely crafted 28mm scale terrain now stored in the basements and cupboards of his friends and relatives. Jussi can be reached via his online portfolio: https://poundermound.weebly.com/
MATTHEW JOWETT is a lifelong gamer, Deadhead, and unapologetically Canadian. He cut his teeth streaming games on others’ channels, and got bit by the bug. Early on he built Jowzam’s Den Twitch channel, with a strategy of shining a light on indie games which deserved more attention and showcasing the people behind them. Hot off the heels of its 2018 ENnie win, Matt figured what better game to run first ZWEIHÄNDER game. As Jowzam’s Den has evolved to become Grim & Perilous Gaming on Twitch, Matt heads up the streaming arm of Grim & Perilous Studios, and runs a wide variety of dark fantasy and indie titles. He also interviews the designers behind them.
At the table, Matt digs a variety of board games and tabletop role-playing game. Some of his favorites are Eldritch Horror, Star Wars Rebellion, anything using the Year Zero engine and, of course, ZWEIHÄNDER. Off the table, Matt enjoys taking advantage of the local surroundings by hitting the trails on his mountain bike.
NORA CAHILL is a programmer, designer, gremlin and streamer, Nora Cahill is currently working on the ZWEIHÄNDER compendium and character sheet for Roll20. Most of her work for Grim & Perilous Studios is done by the light of the moon, with power metal blasting.
When she’s not working on G&P’s virtual tabletop tools, Nora can be found playing MilSim and strategy games, writing for her own project – Umbra RPG, or starting up her stream on Twitch.
To reach Nora, find her on Twitter @NorWh4l.
TANNER YEA is a freelance writer and editor, whose contributions to ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG helped the game nab two gold Ennies at Gen Con 2018. Tanner has also contributed to MAIN GAUCHE, and is the co-designer of DARK ASTRAL. In addition to ZWEIHÄNDER RPG, Tanner has worked on multiple smaller publications and even made a game or two of his own.
When not reading RPGs or writing RPGs or thinking about RPGs, Tanner currently attends school for computer science. He is also the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for stoner doom metal band Slugger. He is currently working on AGE OF IRON, a setting chapbook designed for roleplaying in a grim & perilous world vaguely similar to our own.
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