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Party members are about to lunge at each others’ throats (IC and OOC)

A reminder that is true for absolutely every TTRPG I've ever seen, and the title of my answer: The main goal is for everyone to have fun. Period. Now, to your problem: For every question you've asked (...
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What official source details what an Empire citizen knows of WFRP's monsters?

Yet, the book you are looking for is exactly the Old World Bestiary. For every creature in the book, we are given a few flavor texts written by common folk (Common View), scholars (Scholar's Eye) and ...
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Party members are about to lunge at each others’ throats (IC and OOC)

Everyone is at fault for breaking Wheaton's Law. Be the adult in the room, apologize, and move on. I would ask the GM to reset the game to a point where your two characters return to the inn. Leaving ...
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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?

You are almost certainly remembering the Doomstones campaign. See the BoardGameGeek page on the Doomstones Campaign for WFRP for more details; the campaign was first published by Flame Publications in ...
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When can I change Careers?

The WFRP2 core rulebook is a little ambiguous on this point, depending on whether you want to go by a literal reading or to read the text in a more natural manner. Literal Reading According to "...
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Are there any ways to balance combat in WFRP 2nd ed.?

A lot of wizards are inherently imbalanced in WFRP from a combat perspective. This is supposed to be counterbalanced by Tzeentch's curse, but in my experience, that seems to trigger less often than it ...
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What are the major differences from Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 1st edition to 2nd edition?

The WFRP2 system is close to WFRP1, but better balanced. It still uses a percentile D100 as the basis, character's characteristics are pretty much the same, the career system is still present, etc. ...
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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?

Not to put too fine a point on it, magic = chaos. There are too many quotes to try and list them here, but I like 2e's The Nature of Magic (pg 140): As Magisters see it, to use magic is to give ...
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First two talents and characteristics question

Lightning Reflexes says: You gain a permanent +5% bonus to your Agility Characteristic. Modify your starting profile to reflect this bonus. So when you get Lightning Reflexes, you add +5% to ...
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Shortest path from Shieldbreaker to Engineer

Playing around with the career list, gives that the shortest path to Engineer is via Deepwatcher, from the WFRP Companion. This career has Shieldbreaker as entry and Engineer as exit. None of the ...
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Character advancements with talents "(any X)"

You increase your limit of options every new career This ruling can be found on page 28 of the core book: Some careers give you options like "any two" or "any three" for skills and talents. if you ...
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How to deal with players that fight villains but are worse than them?

By their deeds, your characters have gained a reputation. Make NPCs respond to them as if they were villains who are too powerful to oppose. Say they go into a store to buy supplies. The ...
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What does it look like when a wizard casts a spell?

That depends on the spell, some will be subtle (Sleep, you simply have to touch the target), others will have obvious effects (Magic Missiles). But in the end it's all flavor that has to be agreed ...
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Why are there no compasses in the Warhammer World?

That information only appears on the 2nd edition rulebook, under the navigator career, and nowhere else. Ironically, on the 1st edition rulebook, the compass was listed as one of navigator trappings (...
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What are the major differences between Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 2nd and 4th edition?

The core rules of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 4e are very much the same as WFRP 2e. 4e keeps a few things from 3e like pools of points for fate, fortune, resilience and resistance. The cards, counters, ...
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Is there a RAW legal way to get 3 attacks on second profession?

After long research (damn, those professions are NOT organized by stats) I found one, just ONE setup: Warleader as second profession, Bondsmen, Marauder or Reaver as basic profession. But if anyone ...
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How much is warpstone worth?

Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Companion answers this question on page 44, illegal goods price list. Warpstone is worth 2000 gold coins per ounce.
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Are skill modifiers cumulative (even beyond plus/minus 30%)?

If Hans wanted to attack with off-hand, he'd roll with -40 First of all, accordingly to RAW, you shouldn't assign a penalty for parrying with a secondary weapon. It is a common mistake, because of ...
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Party members are about to lunge at each others’ throats (IC and OOC)

HellSaint's answer is already very good and covers the general case very well, but I wonder if there are a few things particular to your situation. You mentioned that "As it was late already we ended ...
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Does Common Law apply to Nobles?

Nobles are completely above common Law It is mentioned in Law, Justice & Criminals chapter of Sigmar's Heirs (pg. 27) that nobles only answer to the Electors (kind of province governors), which ...
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How much damage do the Abomination's claws and teeth do?

The abomination has the Natural Weapons ability, which states: You have claws or vicious teeth that can rend apart your foes in combat. When attacking without a weapon, you count as being ...
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How much does a barrel of gunpowder cost?

Common charges for early real-world flintlocks of around .69 caliber, or about 12 gauge in smoothbore, were 80 to 120 grains. At 7000 grains per pound, that's between 60 and 90 shots per pound (give ...
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When can I change Careers?

Page 29 contains a sidebar "Career Exit Options" which reads: [...] Switching to a Basic Career that isn't one of your listed Career Exits cost 200 xp instead of 100 xp. However, you may make this ...
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When can I change Careers?

While the rules are really bad in that point, there is a mention in 'Skill and Talent options' under 'your second career' in chapter 3. (I have a german book so the point might be slightly different ...
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When can I change Careers?

Up to your GM. As Dave said, the rulebook is quite ambiguous on this point, and depending on how you read it and what is your interpretation, it can be either once you bought every advance or ...
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How long does a poisoned weapon last?

WFRP 2e hides details on poisoned weapons on p. 122 in each Poisons details, as noted by the OP. However, WFRP 1e provides some additional material. The relevant portion of the 1e RAW is presented ...
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How to design exciting wizard duels

I checked every sourcebook available from the recent Warhammer fantasy bundle (check this link for a list of books), there are no official rules for magic duels. These duels are only briefly mentioned ...
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What do villages in the Warhammer Fantasy world look like?

While most obvious place to look for information on Imperial villages would be in Sigmar's Heirs, definitive guide to the Empire, there's none. However, there is an example Reikland village in Game ...
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Why are there no compasses in the Warhammer World?

The same reason Navigators exist in Warhammer 40K: The Warp/Realm of Chaos This is general lore coupled with some interpretations: I have not read the Warhammer Fantasy RPG book (I'm much more of a ...
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When does using your off-hand confer a -20% penalty?

The penalty applies when you make an attack with a weapon in your secondary hand, unless you have a way to remove the penalty Two Weapon Fighting (hereafter TWF) says: [...] A character must use one ...
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