|Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay | Published 01 December 2009|
Fantasy Flight Games is pleased to announce the upcoming release of an exciting new campaign for Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay! In The Gathering Storm, the heroes find themselves caught up in a furious storm of events while visiting a backwater town in the middle of the Reikland. Ancient secrets threaten to stir a long dormant evil and rain doom upon the unsuspecting town of Stromdorf.
The Gathering Storm is a complete campaign for Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay. The story centres around a series of bizarre events that bring the heroes face-to-face with dangerous enemies, moral dilemmas, and the raw fury of nature.
In addition to providing many sessions of exciting adventure, the campaign guide provides detailed information on the town of Stromdorf and a number of its odd citizens. Colourful maps bring Stromdorf and the surrounding region to life. This adventure also contains handouts, cards, components, and playing aids to help the GM manage the game.
The Gathering Storm has it all. Death. Misery. Peril. Suffering. Disaster. And that’s just the weather.
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay is a roleplaying game that sets unlikely heroes on the road to perilous adventure, in the grim setting of Games Workshop's Warhammer Fantasy world. Players will venture into the dark corners of the Empire, guided by luck and Fate, and challenge the threats that others cannot or will not face.
Twenty five years of paper and pencil gaming and still going.
I am a Luddite when it comes to the electronic side of gaming and much prefer to get together with friends around the gaming table as opposed to being 'jacked in' with faceless opponents. Forgetting to take the headset off to go and answer the door has caused me problems in the past.
This is my first posting on these forums and I would just like to say my weight of opinion regarding the new WFRPG system comes down favourably on the side of FFG.
What I am seeing in my local gaming shop are beautifully presented products which I am excited by and that has been a long time in coming around.
It is still the best feeling in the world to get your new boxed set and open it up for the first time. The components are pristine and that new box smell permeates the air.
So far I am hooked and I can't wait to see whats next. Lets see the first few campaign sets and see how we feel after those. At the time when I bought the Enemy Within campaign I thought those books were expensive so nothing has changed our hobby has always came at a price.........
Don't know if anyone is still reading this, but
the map on pg 96 of the new rulebook shows Stromdorf just North of Ubersreik on the River Teuffel, South of Castle Reikguard.
Since it's a backwater town, it probably isn't listed on any current maps. The description says it's in the middle of Riekland, so I would guess somewhere between Bogenhafen and Altdorf. I guess we'll have to wait and see.
Looking foward to this so muc, starting my campaign at my club in Jan, wonder when the UK release will be?
I plan to start my 3rd edition WFRP campaign next Friday and hope to roll right into this...
Where is Stormdorf?? all the Warhammer maps I looked at in Reikland doesn't show it... I really want to know so my PC's dont have to travel six months to get to the module start.
Someone asked about the artist. It's not me, but I ran across him/her the other day looking for Invasion Wallpaper.
"We live in an electronic era and having the game in electronic format helps the players and GMs a lot. Cards and tokens can also appear in the PDF, so that should not be a problem (just that the buyers of the PDF would have less quality cards, but it seems that some players like Gnutten don't care so much about the cards and tokens anyway).
FFG could do that, but they have a reputation for quality products. Their boardgames are popular and well-received for this reason, not because they release them in electronic format. If it were my company, my question would be, "When someone is inviting players to join in this game at home, at a convention, or at their FLGS do I want them showcasing the beautiful, well-presented, well-designed game we created or some cheaply printed copy. Not to mention that now hundreds of cheap gamers can rip us off thanks to BitTorrent?"
We are seeing a new paradigm of game with D&D 4E and Warhammer 3rd edition. I don't know how much experience you have with either, but I have been playing 4E for some time now and started playing Warhammer 3rd. Between both games, I reference the rulesbooks so rarely because everything I need is on my powers cards or action cards and the rules are so streamlined that they really start to fade away. The few times I would have had to reference these PDFs on my laptop, I'd have to restart because it would have hibernated...
This will be bought. The cost of this game is beginning to wrack up!
Astonishing GOOD news !!!
Can't wait to read it !!!
@ C8tiff - this as widely reported around the net at the time but basically GW did an audit of its company as a whole and it was decided that although Black Industries was making a profit, the resources that went into this sub company would make more money if ploughed into Black Library.
ie: Novels make more than RPG's, so employ more people to write novels and less (none!) to write RPG's.
This looks awesome! I'm not getting my Amazon pre-order until closer to, or after, Christmas, but I can't wait to get my hands on this to go with it.
Also, what's the beef with the name? Gathering Storm is a fairly often used phrase. I think that it's just meant to give off a vibe of "the heroes are about to stumble into something bigger than they know, and it's only going to get worse."
As long as you keep making these boxed adventures they will be an auto buy for my collection. Thanks FFG!!!