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Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 4th Edition Is Nigh

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May 2 2018

Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 4th Edition promises a return to the grim and perilous adventure that defined early WFRP, and you can pre-order it this week.

That’s right, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 4th Edition, desigmed and developed by Cubicle 7 is at hand. Peepare to return to the world-that-was for grim and perilous adventure that lives and breathes the Old-School adventure. The folks at Cubicle 7 have been drilling down to find what they really love about this game, what made WFRP so great–and have put that into this new edition, which you can preorder this very week.

via Cubicle 7


Something that is really core to our WFRP is that we’ve created tools for you to play your Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay. We recognise and support that everyone plays their own version of the rules and the setting, and we fully embrace and encourage that. It’s your game! With 30 years of history under its belt, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay means a lot of things to a huge number of players.

This means not just a rehash of what’s come before, but they really want to get the lore and weight of the precious editions out there. Including a return to some familiar locations…

The Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Starter Set is designed to be the ideal introduction, with a structured adventure to help you learn how to play. Also containing a guide to Ubersreik, there’s loads of gaming material for more experienced GMs too!


If you’re wondering about the rules themsekves, that classic flavor is still intact.  And as we’re still in the midst of the OSR, you can see some tweaks and adjustments made that blend the old and the new together.

WFRP4 uses ten-sided dice, and a tuned-up version of the familiar d100 system. You can tailor the rules to your preferences or different in-game situations, choosing from a menu of fast ‘roll under’ Simple Tests, Dramatic Tests giving success levels where you need more than a ‘yes or no’ result, and even barely rolling at all, if that’s your style.

So get ready to head back to places like Mordheim and Altdorf, because the world-that-was beckons.

Grim and Perilous is also a perfect name for a duo of adventurers.

Author: J.R. Zambrano
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