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Players & Gamemasters! Are you running grim & perilous adventures, but tired of penciling your spells down on index cards? Then prepare yourself with ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG - Arcane Magick Cards, available exclusively at DriveThruRPG!

Let's face it: standard US & Euro poker card sizes are too small. That's why every Arcane Magick spell has been meticulously lain out in tarot card format in matte finish (2.75" x 4.75"), fitting perfectly in-hand or on the table around your characters sheet. Every Arcana has been beautifully illustrated by Ken Duquet, with each uniquely color-coded for easy memory using a legible font (visible even when you're five pints deep in the evening). In fact, we took cues from Flock of Seagulls with the card's design: party in the front (illustration), and business on the back (spell effects). Or flip that - you get the picture.

Best of all, the deck includes all of the Generalist Magick spells, making for a whopping total of 114 cards!

Our Arcane Magick Card deck contain the following:

  • Generalist Magick (24)
  • Arcana of Animism (9)
  • Arcana of Astromancy (9)
  • Arcana of Elementalism (9)
  • Arcana of Luminescence (9)
  • Arcana of Morticism (9)
  • Arcana of Necromancy (9)
  • Arcana of Pyromancy (9)
  • Arcana of Shadowmancy (9)
  • Arcana of Sorcery (9)
  • Arcana of Transmutation (9)

Every Principle of Magick is clearly designated from one another using this simple legend: 1 skull for Petty Magick, 2 skulls for Lesser magick and 3 skulls for Greater Magick!

Grab your official ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG - Arcane Magick Cards today, and prepare yourself for a world of grim & perilous adventure!


ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG is the Gold ENnie Award-winning Best Game and Product of the Year for 2018!

As featured on Forbes, ranked in the top 20 best selling, Adamantine Rated on DriveThruRPG and having sold over 26,000 physical copies and 62,000 digital copies worldwide, ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG is a bloodier, grimmer and grittier version of classic tabletop role-playing games you may already familiar with. The community calls this style of gaming the “pathetic aesthetic”, but we simply call it grim & perilous gaming.

Using the classical D100 system, you will create grim characters, write perilous adventures and build low fantasy & dark fantasy campaigns. These rules are perfectly suitable to run Renaissance and medieval-styled adventures, too. You can also use this book to craft homebrew stories set in the works of Andrzej Sapkowski The WitcherGeorge R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice And FireGlen Cook's Black CompanyScott Lynch's Gentlemen Bastards and other ‘grimdark’-inspired worlds.

ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG is a retro-clone spiritual successor to Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay first and second editions, an unrepentant OSR heartbreaker released under Creative Commons License Share-Alike. It is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game, one where adventurers will:

  • Live in a gritty, ‘realistic’ fantasy world
  • Make morally grey decisions & enact vicious reprisals
  • Uncover insidious plots & political intrigue
  • Desperately fight in clandestine & open field combat
  • Defend themselves from injuries, madness & mutations
  • Take part in heart-pumping chase scenes
  • Venture into the wilderness & survive its perils
  • Encounter sanity-blasting creatures & their minions

This 692 page, all-in-one game includes most of what you need to play: a character creation guide, game mastery rules and a bestiary brimming with creatures both fair & foul. All that’s left to gather are a few friends, pencils and a handful of dice.

ZWEIHÄNDER awaits, and the fate of your grim & perilous tale hangs in the balance!

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Patrick V October 09, 2019 3:54 pm UTC
I now own all the different card decks but am still looking for some nice boxes (transparent acrylic?) to tuck them all nicely into. Until now to no (affordable) avail. For regular playing cards a plenty, but tarot-sized alas... Does anybody got any suggestions?
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Robert R July 04, 2019 2:47 am UTC
How about a bundle that includes your card sets with reduced pricing. PDF and/or printed cards.
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Frits K January 22, 2018 5:35 pm UTC
Currently these are printed in the USA and shipping to Europe is a bit painful.
Please holler when they are available with cheap shipping costs in Europe.
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Daniel D. F February 15, 2018 4:15 am UTC
You mean like this Frits?
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Michael B February 20, 2018 9:49 am UTC
"We're sorry...

This title is not available."
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Daniel D. F March 13, 2018 5:35 pm UTC
We got it sorted out. No more bundles, as it increases the shipping cost. We combined all cards into one big, bad deck:
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Ian W December 27, 2017 6:52 pm UTC
Fairly sure that castle on the Astromancy cards is Castle Drachenfels.
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Michael B December 21, 2017 6:33 pm UTC
Any chance for PDF without watermark? I'd like to print the cards with a broad black border, but with the big white watermark that'd look awful.
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Juan J June 20, 2018 7:17 pm UTC
Good point. I think exactly the same.
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Daniel D. F June 20, 2018 7:46 pm UTC
I am very sorry, but it's our company policy to include the watermark on all PDFs. Watermarks are removed only for physical products. I blame our attorney - he can be particular about these things!
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