A downloadable supplement

The booming voice of the foreman turns your bowels to ice. The cackle of the hedgewise makes your palms itch. The screech of…something, deep in the forest, makes you thank Sigmar that you’re not on duty tonight.

Ruinous Reactions is an unofficial fan supplement for Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 2nd Edition, which overhauls the standard fear, terror, and insanity rules from the base game. This is intended to treat these issues more respectfully, and with more focus on how they manifest in the real world, with an interest to increasing player agency during these tense moments, rather than removing it. The system is general enough that, with little effort, it could be converted to any roleplaying game.

Inside you’ll find

  • An elegant overhaul of fear and terror, simplifying the two into a single Test,
  • More realistic reactions to stress, based on the Fight-or-Flight, Freeze, and Tend-or-Befriend psychological responses,
  • A system to model expected behaviours, so your character will develop habits, rather than just random reactions,
  • And a more respectful method of creating insanities which reward roleplaying and interestingly affect gameplay, but not at the expense of mentally atypical folks.

Supplement Information

Ruinous Reactions requires Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 2nd Edition, property of Games Workshop and Cubicle7. Pages: 3, A4

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
AuthorBen "Bee" Scerri, Red World Press
GenreRole Playing
Tagspoc-made, pocmade, wfrp2


WFRP_RuinousReactions.pdf 582 kB

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