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About Eetzoo

Ben started roleplaying after being introduced to Dungeons & Dragons at the age of 12. Since that time he has developed a passion for Warhammer Fantasy Battles where he commands a Dwarf army. He also plays an unhealthy amount of computer games. Before starting the Grand Gaming Experiment Ben had only played a handful of RPG's and he is currently enjoying the variety of trying many different games.

Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay: Core Set vs Guides and Vaults

When getting started playing Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (3rd edition), one of the early questions that you’ll face is which of the variety of core products you should buy. This used to be a simple question, as the Core set was the only option; however there is now a range of separate books (Guides), dice and component packs (Vaults), which provide a lot of overlap in content. In this post we will look at all the variety of boxed sets, core books, optional books, accessories, etc that you might want to use in your game. Continue reading

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What are the differences between the editions of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay?

Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay has gone through a number of different publishers, many of whom have added their own flavour and touches to the system. The first edition of the game was released in 1986 by Games Workshop. It was based on their highly popular fantasy battles system and it gave players the opportunity to adventure in the plague and chaos ridden Warhammer world that they already knew well. The game is currently in its 3rd edition (having been licensed by Fantasy Flight Games) and has undergone its most significant changes to date. So the question has been asked, what are the differences, and which edition should I choose to play? Continue reading

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iPad review: Fabled Lands HD

The developers have delivered a sleek, stream-lined adventure, based on the first of six published Fabled Lands gamebooks, although some lingering issues persist. Continue reading

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Fabled Lands: a great solo roleplaying adventure

Remember those choose your own adventure books from your childhood? Well imagine that gameplay with some RPG character development, an inventory system, dice-based skill checks and an entire world to explore and quest throughout — awesome! Well I’ve just described … Continue reading

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