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by totsuzenheni
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:52 am
Forum: WFRP 4th Edition
Topic: Combat example
Replies: 119
Views: 10637

Re: Combat example

Ok, read this you lazy GMs 😀 complaining on the bestiary: https://lawhammer.blogspot.com/2020/01/trolls-trolls-trolls-trolls.html?m=1 To quote some of the comments in that post: Matt23 January 2020 at 10:07 This should have been made MUCH clearer and stated much more directly in the book. Because a...
by totsuzenheni
Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: WFRP 4th Edition
Topic: Comparison with Zweihander
Replies: 28
Views: 3369

Re: Comparison with Zweihander

It's not like Warhammer is without its influences. File off the copyrighted material from any one part of Warhammer and you might be hard pressed to say if Warhammer were the primary influence, or if Warhammer's infuences were the primary influence. Do you really want me to re-open that chapter and...
by totsuzenheni
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: WFRP 4th Edition
Topic: Comparison with Zweihander
Replies: 28
Views: 3369

Re: Comparison with Zweihander

It's not like Warhammer is without its influences. File off the copyrighted material from any one part of Warhammer and you might be hard pressed to say if Warhammer were the primary influence, or if Warhammer's infuences were the primary influence.
by totsuzenheni
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:01 am
Forum: WFRP 4th Edition
Topic: Combat example
Replies: 119
Views: 10637

Re: Combat example

Another thing to consider is if not C7 then who will take the mantle of the Old World? Not that i don't want a company such as Cubicle 7 to produce official material for WFRP, but i think there would be quite a lot of people who would produce a lot of material for WFRP if Games Workshop hadn't (as ...
by totsuzenheni
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: WFRP 4th Edition
Topic: Combat example
Replies: 119
Views: 10637

Re: Combat example

Graak wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:28 am
I believe that we should be very careful when calling for “realism” to judge how good a RPG looks...
Broadly speaking, from what i have listened to and watched, i think your description of realistic combat is correct. I think i'd love to have this in an RPG, at least as the baseline.
by totsuzenheni
Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Sigmar’s Tavern
Topic: The Twin Tailed.
Replies: 23
Views: 3146

Re: The Twin Tailed.

Continuing with the tangent subject of the twin tailed comet/orb as a symbol of chaos, i notice that @gideon has just posted a blog post: TOPOS: SYMBOL OF CHAOS , at the bottom of which is an "Unpublished illustration of Chaos symbols, by Martin McKenna, for The Enemy Within (1986)". One of the symb...
by totsuzenheni
Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Sigmar’s Tavern
Topic: The Twin Tailed.
Replies: 23
Views: 3146

Re: The Twin Tailed.

I did some web searching. There is a history of Archaon here: https://warhammerfantasy.fandom.com/wiki/Archaon . Note the quote on that page that "Archaon was originally known as Diederick Kastner, a highly devout and zealous Templar of the Twin-Tailed Comet". There is also a relevant webpage on the...
by totsuzenheni
Wed Dec 25, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Den of Tzeentch
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 3
Views: 1166

Re: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas all!
by totsuzenheni
Thu Dec 19, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Sigmar’s Tavern
Topic: The Twin Tailed.
Replies: 23
Views: 3146

Re: The Twin Tailed.

There is another twist. If you read the description of Sigmar in The Enemy Within , a twin-tailed comet is not mentioned as one of his symbols! The text says: “The cult of Sigmar is usually associated with two symbols: a stylised Dwarven Warhammer, and an octagon formed by two superimposed squares....
by totsuzenheni
Thu Dec 19, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Sigmar’s Tavern
Topic: The Twin Tailed.
Replies: 23
Views: 3146

Re: The Twin Tailed.

The plot thickens. The similarity can be exaggerated or minimised depending on the particulars of how both symbols are drawn, but both symbols are a circle with two 'squiggly lines' emanating away from one half of that circle. I can't remember where i saw it now, but i have seen Tzeentch's symbol do...
by totsuzenheni
Thu Dec 19, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Sigmar’s Tavern
Topic: The Twin Tailed.
Replies: 23
Views: 3146

Re: The Twin Tailed.

I didn't buy into the dev. diary so no, alas, i have not had the opportunity to read Graeme Davis' pulled intro. (This is the first thing i've come across that would tempt me into buying the special edition with the dev. diaries.) I suspect the razor is likely to cut true in this case, but i'm more ...
by totsuzenheni
Wed Dec 18, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: WFRP 4th Edition
Topic: Enemy In Shadows Companion Available
Replies: 48
Views: 5216

Re: Enemy In Shadows Companion Available

I've had a quick flick through of the companion and i'm quite pleased by what i've seen, not least the choice to keep things as they were originally intended or written (in at least one case) rather than keep up with some other more recent version of the Warhammer Fantasy universe. I think it bodes ...
by totsuzenheni
Wed Dec 18, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Sigmar’s Tavern
Topic: The Twin Tailed.
Replies: 23
Views: 3146

The Twin Tailed.

It occurred to me that i've never, to my recollection, seen mention of the similarity between Tzeentch's twin tailed symbol and Sigmar's twin tailed comet. Has this ever been discussed or used before? Is there any official mention of the similarity? It came to mind because i've just read Phil Gallag...
by totsuzenheni
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: WFRP 4th Edition
Topic: Combat example
Replies: 119
Views: 10637

Re: Combat example

To be clear @CapnZapp, is this example of play an example of how combat should go, or an example of how combat shouldn't go?
by totsuzenheni
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Sigmar’s Tavern
Topic: Missing: Pamphlet about mutants are people too!
Replies: 6
Views: 1290

Re: Missing: Pamphlet about mutants are people too!

there's another mutant orphanage in welcome to marienburg, i think. but that's also a secretive thing. You must mean The Orpanage of St. Rutha, which is not a mutant orphanage as such, but an orphanage which includes some mutant children. I checked Fear The Wurst and Dying of the Light. It's neithe...
by totsuzenheni
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Sigmar’s Tavern
Topic: Missing: Pamphlet about mutants are people too!
Replies: 6
Views: 1290

Re: Missing: Pamphlet about mutants are people too!

Was it in 'The Dying Of The Light'? As i recall there was a hostel of sorts for mutants.
by totsuzenheni
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: WFRP 4th Edition
Topic: Enemy In Shadows Companion Available
Replies: 48
Views: 5216

Re: Enemy In Shadows Companion Available

I took a look at the Boxtree 'Old World Timeline' and it turns out that the next year in that timeline is.... 2492. So that brings us back to where we were before. IIRC the story with Cicatrice and the Mecklenbergs, "Ignorant Armies" (by Kim Newman alias Jack Yeovil), is really old. And lots of stuf...
by totsuzenheni
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: WFRP 4th Edition
Topic: Enemy In Shadows Companion Available
Replies: 48
Views: 5216

Re: Enemy In Shadows Companion Available

As far as I can tell, none of the official WFRP or WFB publications (not counting Boxtree or Black Library) have ever listed a date of death for Karl-Franz's father. Boxtree, which is an official publisher, but a novel one, not a roleplay nor battle one, did, p. vij of its Warhammer novels and anth...
by totsuzenheni
Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Den of Tzeentch
Topic: Cubicle 7 dropping the Lord of the Rings
Replies: 25
Views: 3803

Re: Cubicle 7 dropping the Lord of the Rings

Chuck wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:31 am
I would really like to know if this is related in any way with the exit of some of the top talent a while back.
I was wondering about this too. I guess we'll find out in a future edition of Designers & Dragons.
by totsuzenheni
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Den of Tzeentch
Topic: Cubicle 7 dropping the Lord of the Rings
Replies: 25
Views: 3803

Re: Cubicle 7 dropping the Lord of the Rings

I bothered to do some research and answer my own question. It would seem that Sophisticated Games has a licence from Middle Earth Enterprises to "develop[] and package[] all book-based JRR Tolkien games". I would think that TTRPGs would almost certainly fall within that remit, though that's a quote ...