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Author Topic: So how good or bad is the new WFRP?  (Read 1582 times)

KingCheops

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« Reply #15 on: May 28, 2020, 11:59:56 AM »
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the thing that bugs me is Cubicle 7 had 3 different Warhammer RPGs and they all use different systems.

I want them to all use the same system so if I want to do a massive Hodge-podge setting, I can.  without having to sit with 3 rule books and write out conversion rules.

(granted the only reason I would do that would be to drive the grognard assholes at the local game store nuts, but still)

Are you including Soulbound in that group of 3 Warhammer games?  The proper Warhammer Fantasy ruleset is wildly inappropriate for the tone of Age of Sigmar.

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« Reply #16 on: May 28, 2020, 03:22:12 PM »
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Are you including Soulbound in that group of 3 Warhammer games?  The proper Warhammer Fantasy ruleset is wildly inappropriate for the tone of Age of Sigmar.

I a more accurate statement would be. Age of Sigmar is wildly inappropriate for the tone of anything Warhammer related.

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« Reply #17 on: May 28, 2020, 07:34:07 PM »
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I a more accurate statement would be. Age of Sigmar is wildly inappropriate for the tone of anything Warhammer related.

Lol

Yes it isn't everyone's cup of tea.

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« Reply #18 on: May 29, 2020, 06:40:03 AM »
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I a more accurate statement would be. Age of Sigmar is wildly inappropriate for the tone of anything Warhammer related.

It's fine if you take it as its own thing and don't try to play WFRP with it. It is written from the viewpoint that the Old World is dead and gone (and it's core is literally being strip mined for materials to build the new army of Sigmar) and something else replaces. For anyone that ever complained that a new version of something was just buying a slightly different take on the old, this one shows the good and bad of recombining elements in sometimes radically different ways. Also, while I'm of mixed feelings on the AoS setting, but the Soulbound mechanics seem very tight.

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« Reply #19 on: May 29, 2020, 06:46:41 AM »
There's an extra layer of complexity in 4e that I don't care for. I'll just stick to 2e which is the best implementation of the rules so far.
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« Reply #20 on: May 30, 2020, 11:09:01 PM »
Oh I'm a huge AoS fan.  I loved Warhammer but it was always kind of "meh" as a setting.  It had enough interesting elements to keep me coming back to it but I was eagerly anticipating Soulbound.  The novels are so much fun and I love the heroic, bat-poop crazy nature of the new settings.