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Warhammer Fantasy Role Play, 1st Edition

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What is this series of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay adventures where the goal of each was to get an elemental gem of power?

Many years ago (24+), I had a set of 4 Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay adventures split between 2 books. Each adventure's goal was to try and claim an elemental gem of power. The gems were tremendously ...
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Why is a Bright Lore spell called “Fires of U'Zhul” when U'Zhul is the name of a legendary demon?

This bugs me as the name is more befitting to a chaos lore spell. Is it intentional or does "U'Zhul" mean something else for Bright Wizards?
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How does the Fire Ball spell's damage work?

The text of the fire ball spell (p. 144 of the core rulebook) is: Fire balls automatically hit their target. If a fire ball is fired into a group, it will hit 1D3 creatures per level of the caster....
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What official source details what an Empire citizen knows of WFRP's monsters?

Skaven are bogeymen nobody truly believes in, even though the existence of Beastmen are widely accepted. Unofficial sources seem to say it's mostly because Skaven are highly organized and technical, ...
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What would be the minimum group size for The Enemy Within?

I plan to GM The Enemy Within campaign for WFRP 1st Edition. I'm new to GMing and need to form a group of players. What would be the smallest or best group size? I see in the 1E rulebook they ...
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What are the major differences from Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 1st edition to 2nd edition?

I've only played the first edition of WFRP but it seems most devoted players have moved on to 2nd edition. I've heard that the magic system is all new. But there was a supplement to 1st edition called ...
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Is there a common ancestor for the Slaadi and the Slann?

Both the Slaadi and Slann originated from White Dwarf / Games Workshop in the UK sometime in the late 70's or early 80's. The writer Charles Stross who contributed the Slaad to White Dwarf's Fiend ...
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How hard is it to run The Enemy Within using WFRP 2ed rules?

I was thinking about starting the WFRP 1ed campaign The Enemy Within but using the WFRP 2ed rules which I believe are much better. We used to play WFRP 1ed before WFRP 2ed was released but we never ...
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How can I update my WFRP 1e character to 2e?

We have been playing a WFRP 1e game for many months now, my character has already gone through 3 or 4 careers. We have decided as a group to switch to WFRP 2e rules. But we are not sure how to go ...
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Dwarven Funeral Rites

Is there any good canon material on funeral rites for dwarves in Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 1e, 2e, or 3e? Dwarfs:Stone and Steel by MadAlfred (Alfred Nuñez, Jr.) speaks a bit about the religion of ...
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Spell requirements for cleric level

Do clerics have the same requirement to know two levels of a previous level before being allowed the next level, like magicians do (as listed under the Cast Spell skill on page 140 of the core ...
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How do I calculate average damage for WFRPG using AnyDice?

In First Edition of WFRPG Damage during combat works as follows: You roll 2d10 as a perctile die. If you get lower than your skills you hit. You then roll a 1d6 + damage modifier. If you roll a 6, ...
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How rare are magic items in the Old World?

In regards to magic item rarity, the Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay first edition book states: They should be kept rare enough so that finding one (even in the hands of an NPC opponent) elicits some ...
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Character Generation for WFRP Hogshead edition

My gaming group pulled out some old books, and we found Warhammer Fantasay RP. The book was published in 1995, and the owner thought it was second edition. Wikipedia tells us it's first edition. ...
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What is the 'CL' stat in WFRP1e?

Curious as to what the 'Cl' stat is listed on the character sheets, seems to be gone from 2nd and 3rd edition. I searched on the 'nets but have been unable to find any solid info on stats for 1st ...
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Was the Kastor Lieberung-plot resolved in Enemy Within?

I do not own Empire in Flames, the final book of the Enemy Within-campaign for Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay. Was the "mistaken identity"-plot begun in the very first supplement ever adequately ...