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Dice of Doom Podcast 023: Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 3rd Edition First Impressions & Sources of Story Lines for GM’s

This week we discuss our first impressions of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 3rd edition and sources of inspiration for Games Masters for their roleplaying games.

Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay is very dear to Paul and I. It was our first fully fledged roleplaying game experience back in the 80’s and we have loved playing it on and off over the last 3 decades. So it was with some mixed feelings that we decided to try out 3rd edition for our gaming experiment. Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 018: Play a New RPG and What Makes a Successful Roleplaying Game Book

This week we talk about Play a New RPG (and Chocolate Coated Beer Marshmallows) and we discuss Roleplaying books and games in general, looking at some of our favourite editions and what we liked about them, and what made them, in our opinion, successful. We also discuss the desire for more widespread acceptance of PDF’s by the gaming industry as an addition to the purchase of regular books. Continue reading

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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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