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ZWEIHÄNDER Grim and Perilous RPG - Quickplay Guide

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Want to get your gaming group to try ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG, but intimidated by the size of the 688-page book? Then grab the Quickplay Guide to introduce the system to new players.

The Quickplay Guide is an 18-page PDF, and an easy way to teach players who are new to the D100 system how to use dice for all situations during a ZWEIHÄNDER game. This provides a baseline on how dice are used throughout the book, including:

  • Introduction to grim & perilous gaming
  • Skill Test Summary
  • Peril Condition Penalties
  • Difficulty Ratings
  • Calculating Success & Failure
  • Critical Successes & Failure
  • Secret Tests
  • Flipping Dice to Succeed or Fail
  • Common vs. Special Skills
  • Hasty Test, Skill Synergy
  • Assisted Tests and Opposed Tests
  • Fury & Chaos Dice
  • The Fortune & Misfortune Pool

This Quickplay Guide is an easy way to introduce players to your homebrewed world, whether inspired by the works of Andrzej Sapkowski, George R.R. Martin, Glen Cook, Graeme Davis, Robert E. Howard, Scott Lynch, or other ‘grimdark’ media.

Download the Quickplay Guide, and prepare your friends for a world of grim & perilous adventure!

* Please note that the Quickplay Guide is a reproduction of Chapter 1: How To Play within the core book. We will be releasing a Zweihänder Essentials book in early 2019.

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ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG is the 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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