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Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Fourth Edition Rulebook PRE-ORDER

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YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO DOWNLOAD THE FINAL VERSION OF THIS PDF IMMEDIATELY. THIS IS A PRE-ORDER FOR THE WARHAMMER FANTASY ROLEPLAY FOURTH EDITION RULEBOOK – THE PDF WILL BE UPLOADED SHORTLY AND YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL TELLING YOU IT IS READY TO DOWNLOAD.

Can’t put it down, can you? You know what’s in here. You’ve seen them. The twisted ones, the arrogant ones, the lost ones. Oh, you’d like to walk away and life be all cake and daisies, but you know you’re going here instead. You’ll try to convince yourself it’s because you’re greedy for the loot, or can’t resist a fight, but we all know the truth. So ready your sword, clean your pistol, and watch out for that dog – he might be small but he’s unreasonably vicious.

Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay takes you back to the Old World. Get the gang together, create your (anti)heroes, and set off to make your way through the vile corruption, scheming plotters and terrifying creatures intent on destruction.

The Fourth Edition Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Rulebook contains everything you need for grim and perilous roleplaying adventures in the Old World.

 
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Yolvan C August 17, 2018 6:56 pm UTC
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Is there any idea when the full book will drop?
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Matt S August 17, 2018 7:14 pm UTC
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nope
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David W August 16, 2018 7:59 pm UTC
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Has anyone had trouble contacting C7 via email ? I have bought this pdf but have been trying to get in contact with C7 re a discount on preordering the hardcover. Have had no reply from a couple of emails - normally they are pretty good at getting back to me.
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Matt S August 16, 2018 8:51 pm UTC
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I talked to them at the start of the week, and they are really working hard at the moment, as you can imagine. They are really good at getting back to people, just give it a couple days.
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David W August 17, 2018 2:09 pm UTC
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Cheers
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Azhrei V August 15, 2018 2:55 am UTC
I only have one, incredibly important question: Can I be the one true race? I refer, of course, to Skaven.
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Matt S August 15, 2018 9:53 am UTC
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In a later supplement
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Azhrei V August 15, 2018 11:44 am UTC
Well then, see ya in a later supplement.
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Calm S August 15, 2018 6:34 pm UTC
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In the bestiary section they do mention how to make things like goblins and skaven playable though (as well as to how to in general randomize enemy stats). Its just that there are no special alternative careers or magic lores for them currently. But something a tad more generic, say a skaven engineer, could be made playable with relatively little work.
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August 16, 2018 2:35 pm UTC
They also say you can use rules / information from the 2nd and even 1st edition books it's apparently easy to transition or use between them so you got the Children of the great horned rat book! (clearly the best of all books)
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Jimmy P August 10, 2018 5:42 pm UTC
I am really torn between this and Zweihander. I am not familiar with any of these two, other than they are based off the d100 version of Warhammer (1st and 2nd edition). Which one is superior in terms of ease of play? Which one offers more freedom and allows to port to any fantasy world?
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Matt S August 10, 2018 6:15 pm UTC
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Warhammer isn't meant to be ported to other settings.
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Simon H August 11, 2018 11:38 am UTC
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Having both I would say Zweihander for me. It's more complete and I feel a better system out of the two. I read the two as a comparison ,this edition of warhammer is good but just feel it lacks something. I can't put my finger on it though it could just be as its only the core rules and everything else will be added later it's just the rules fell better in Zweihander...
Having said that there is no setting for Zweihander so you would need to adapt or make your own. It's not a huge chore to use the warhammer world with it I would think as its kind of there in the bare bones there is just no fluff or setting material in the book.
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Jimmy P August 12, 2018 1:20 pm UTC
Thank you kindly
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Todd A August 08, 2018 10:12 pm UTC
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Anyway to get the file size down/optimized/compacted? So far I can only look at the pre-order version on my PC as Google Drive is waffling on my iPad due to the file size. Kind of hard to have a casual sit down reading of this as it stands (yeah, there's a newer version due, but how big is that one?). Kind of limited utility for $30... Anyway looks cool.
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Matt S August 08, 2018 10:24 pm UTC
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ilovepdf.com

use the Compress option
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Marco R August 08, 2018 2:59 pm UTC
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Liking it so far...one thing was a bit unclear so I'd appreciate help....it says that, to complete your current career level, you need to have a set number of advances in your characteristics...does that mean when you unlock another characteristic on a level (say, level 2), then that needs to be levelled to " catch" up with the other characteristics before you can complete that new level?
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Matt S August 08, 2018 4:38 pm UTC
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Yes

To leave Tier 1, you need 5 Advances in each of the three stats marked with a +, and to leave Tier 2, you need 10 Advances in each of the + stats AND in the bronze stat which unlocked when you moved to Tier 2.
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Matt S August 08, 2018 6:06 pm UTC
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You can of course just spend the extra xp and leave a career "unfinished"
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Mike H August 14, 2018 11:39 am UTC
As per page 48, second paragraph under "Completing a Career": "To complete a Career, you must have taken the number of Advances listed below in all your career level’s Characteristics and in eight of the available Skills. You must also have at least 1 Talent from your current Career level."

As I read it, you only need the number of advances in the stats and skills for your current career level ("in all your career LEVEL'S Characteristics and in eight of the available Skills.")
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James J August 05, 2018 8:54 am UTC
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Nice looking rulebook. I can't get my head around some of the rules but as a first read, I enjoyed the narrative and the artwork. I was planning to write my own adventures but I've decided to buy the starter set to get some help.
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stephen G August 04, 2018 9:57 pm UTC
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Are reviews turned off? How do I post a review?
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Jay W August 05, 2018 12:09 am UTC
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They might be turned off until the final version is up for review.
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Matt S August 08, 2018 6:27 pm UTC
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You can post reviews
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stephen G August 08, 2018 11:48 pm UTC
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Weirdly I still can't leave a review...? Hrrumph.
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Chris S August 03, 2018 11:48 pm UTC
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What do the trappings lists represent for levels 2-4 of a character. Level 1 is used for new characters but I can’t find what the others are used for
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Matt S August 04, 2018 1:03 am UTC
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1. For use when you create a new character who is of a higher tier

2. Players need to have acquired these trappings to be able to assume the new tier
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Chris S August 04, 2018 2:15 am UTC
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That was what I thought as it was the rule in 2E, what page is that rule on for 4E?
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Matt S August 04, 2018 5:44 am UTC
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It's how it worked in 1e, and in 2e, so it makes sense that it's how it is in 4e. Some things also don't need to be written down for them to be the way to go. It's not rocket science :)
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Chris S August 04, 2018 6:42 am UTC
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If it’s not a written rule then it’s not a rule? Lots of things have changed between 2nd and 4th and how do we know this isn’t something that’s changed too?
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Chris S August 04, 2018 1:13 pm UTC
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I was asking about a rules question because I couldn’t find it in the book, not everyone has played previous editions and not everything in this PREVIEW pdf is final or complete. If your going to make up rules and then call me one of THOSE people because I won’t blindly follow what you say then please bother responding to my genuine rules query.
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Malthe C August 05, 2018 5:00 am UTC
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Trappings are only guidelines now. Check the sidebar on pg 48.
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Dillon B August 02, 2018 5:50 am UTC
I love FFG for a lot of things, but what they did to my favourite RPG was not one of them. This new edition washed the bad taste of 3e away and is looking to be fantastic. Have not been this excited about an RPG release since I threw a tantrum in a book store back in 1986 and refused to leave until my mother bought Dragon Warriors for me... anyhoo.

I've read 90% of the content and I love it, especially the subtle changes to armour and weaponry, the awesome downtime rules, and the advantage system. I very much hope they will support the book with a ton of supplements to go next to my umpteen WFRP2 hardcovers.
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Bryan B August 01, 2018 4:39 pm UTC
Hadn't heard about this previously, but I'm interested. Can someone please tell me, is this more in the vein of 1st/2nd edition, or is it similar to 3rd (with the cards and special dice and so on)?
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Matt S August 01, 2018 4:56 pm UTC
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1e & 2e. You only need two normal d10 dice to play it.
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Bryan B August 01, 2018 5:31 pm UTC
Thank you.
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Dillon B August 02, 2018 5:39 am UTC
As a long time GM of both 1e and 2e and a very brief GM of 3e... this is an alternate reality in which FFG was never entrusted with the franchise and it went to Cubicle7 instead. And everyone was happy - not really; this is the Internet. I have read nearly the whole PDF pre-release now. It's everything I have loved about WFRP along with some really great new rules for weapons, armour and combat that feel like they are going to make fights awesome. The restructuring of the careers system was needed and the downtime between adventures with it's new events and ability to work your trade, bank income, and run into foul play is fantastic and makes the career system finally make sense. Anyway, more than you asked, cheers. :-)
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Stephen S August 01, 2018 3:37 am UTC
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Report types, confusion, or rules omissions on theCubicle 7 Facebook page. There is a special thread for it that is monitored and they verify they are looking into/fixing the issue.
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Ian N August 01, 2018 4:45 am UTC
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Ohhh well, cant help then as I don’t use Facebook, it’s a shame they don’t have contact method anymore.
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Matt S August 01, 2018 8:16 am UTC
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Facebook? nope
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Kirill B August 01, 2018 3:11 pm UTC
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You can e-mail at info@cubicle7.co.uk and they will forward it to relevant team.
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Matt S August 01, 2018 3:14 pm UTC
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Except they are out in the U.S., getting ready for GenCon atm lol ... also, they really should be looking here, as well as checking other social media, such as Twitter.
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Stephen S August 03, 2018 3:11 am UTC
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I don’t think they are, but you never know.
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Matt S August 03, 2018 2:42 pm UTC
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Every time someone posts here, they get flagged saying there are messages for them. Why would you sell something that needs a lot of work through a site where people can leave messages and feedback and not check? Also given that facebook is dying, having it as your only source of feedback is stupid.
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Stephen S August 05, 2018 10:00 pm UTC
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I know they're at Gencon, I was saying I dont think they have running proofreading feedback on Twitter, but know they do on Facebook.
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Derrick C July 31, 2018 11:47 pm UTC
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I have no ideal where to go for rule Clarification since C7's forums closed down so ill try here. It says you can take a talent multiple times if it says something like Max Toughness Bonus such as is for Hardy. Some Talents have no additional benefit for taking them multiple times like Gregarious which if I'm reading it right you can.

So my real question is can you purchase Hardy more then once? If so then it's very game breaking as you can easily get 25 additional wounds for just having 50 toughness and buying the talent 5 times.

Here is the wording for Hardy:

Hardy
Max: Toughness Bonus
You gain a permanent addition to your Wounds, equal to your Toughness Bonus. If your Toughness Bonus should increase, then the number of Wounds Hardy provides also increases.
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Matt S August 01, 2018 12:06 am UTC
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Some Talents cannot be levelled, they can be bought once, and that is it. Others can be bought and then additional levels for them can be purchased, with the level cap being defined within the description of the talent.

With Hardy, if your TB is, for example, 4 (due to your Toughness being say 40) you can "level" Hardy up to 4.

Hardy at level 1 gives 4 extra wounds, level 2 is 8 extra wounds, level 3, is 12 extra wounds, and level 4 is 16 extra wounds.

Should you raise your Toughness to 50, you would gain an additional Wound per level of Hardy AND be able to level Hardy to 5, which, yes, would add 25 additional wounds.

Bear in mind, this would take a long time to do, and your character and the game they were involved in, would be very high-powered by then. Also, don't forget, one lucky roll could literally take your head off, regardless of how many wounds you had.
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Matt S August 01, 2018 12:30 am UTC
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The cost of getting Hardy all the way to level 5 would be 1,500xp, for instance, and that would take probably at yhe very least, what, 10 sessions to raise? (assuming exceptional play and bonuses) Then the cost of raising T to 50 as well, of course, which even if you started at a T of 40, would cost 270xp, taking what you needed to have Hardy at 5 to a total of 1,770xp, and that would of course mean you were foregoing spending xp on anything else at all, so you could be looking at 3 to 4 months of play (assuming 1 session a week) just to do that one thing.
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Derrick C August 01, 2018 2:08 am UTC
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Thank you for your input and yeah the math adds up, just seems strong to me compared to older editions. We play once to twice a week and some times long sessions up to 8 hours which if we pull games like that I break xp up into four hour blocks.
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Matt S August 01, 2018 7:01 pm UTC
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Trust me, someone half-decent with an Impaling weapon (or even a dreaded Elf Bow firing Elf Arrows) will wreck you despite you having a bucketload of wounds lol

Someone with 51% in BS firing an Elf Arrow from an Elf Bow will ignore non-metal armour, ignore the first point of AP from metal armor, crit on a 10, 11, 20, 22, 30, 33, 40, 44, 50, 55, and 60 (cos of the impale AND the +10 to hit), gain a bonus SL for damage, be able to choose between the natural SL or using the units die as the SL, do +10 damage, and have a range of 200!

if they rolled say, a 29, they could choose between and SL of 5 or an SL of 10! Then add in the bonus, that's 20 wounds, without a crit. If they rolled a 22, that's 15 damage AND a crit. 25 wounds from Hardy at level 5, plus say 18 natural wounds, for a total of 43, aint that much all of a sudden, not when you've been tagged by an Elf Arrow, are down to 28, and are bleeding out for a few wounds every round from multiple Bleeding conditions AND maybe have some...See more
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Matt S August 01, 2018 7:25 pm UTC
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Forgot to factor in the average crit doing an additional 3 wounds, so that's 18 wounds, taking you down to 25, plus a crit effect : (assuming rolls of 51) head is 2 Stunned and a broken jaw, arm is broken arm plus check for stun, body is Stunned and broken ribs, and leg is 2 Bleeding and check for Prone. Where is your bucket of Wounds now? :P

(Actually, with your T, you'd be down to 30, not 25 lol ... also assuming non-metallic or no armour, but you get my overly drawn out point, I'm sure hehe)
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Brett S August 03, 2018 7:01 am UTC
The Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 4E pafe on FB is very active. HERE: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1718549725113205/
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Matt S August 07, 2018 10:37 pm UTC
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I, and many others, just don't do facebook. Doesn't matter how active it is lol
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Ian N July 31, 2018 8:33 pm UTC
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Pg 36 Quick-witted talent, not listed in talents section. Is there a proper place to report to cubicle 7 as they no longer have forum?
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Matt S July 31, 2018 5:20 pm UTC
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On Pg.163, the Two-Weapon Wielder talent is mentioned, and that page says it is in the Skills and Talents section. It is not only not in that section, but no career gives that talent
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Matt S July 31, 2018 5:59 pm UTC
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haha ignore that ... well, kinda ... it's another case of something being called one thing in one section, and another thing everywhere else. It's Duel Wielder in the rest of the book, just Two-Weapon Wielder in the Combat section.
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Jay W July 31, 2018 8:26 pm UTC
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Did you actually go with the spelling of "Duel" there instead of "Dual" for a reason? If not, please tell me there's time to correct this.
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Matt S July 31, 2018 9:57 pm UTC
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I went with Duel instead of Dual cos Cubicle 7 went with that spelling lol ... they have written Duel Wielder instead of Dual Wielder multiple times in the text

Pages : 60, 71, 85, 92, 112, 114, & 116

They spelled it correctly in the Talents section for the actual ability however.
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