Dwarfare Games

Dwarfare Games

We are a publisher of tabletop roleplaying games through DrivethruRPG. We have been publishing Dungeon World supplements for just over a year now and we are currently working on our own tabletop rpg system called Chimera. In this short time, we have managed to create over 20 products, including blank maps to be purchased and as cartography commissions.

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Our Products

This is the number of supplements and original content that we have created so far.

Dungeon World 22 Products
Cartography 6 Products
Chimera System Rulebook 1 Product












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Chimera is a tabletop roleplaying engine suited to run fantasy, modern, and sci-fi themed games. Chimera uses flexible rules that allow you to put the fiction first, but with enough crunch to add more structure to the resolution mechanics if you so wish. In essence, playing Chimera is a conversation where:
• The Game Master describes the environment.
• The players describe what their characters do.
• The GM picks the most relevant abilities and asks the players to roll.
• The player rolls a ten-sided die per rank in the relevant abilities & chooses the highest.
• The GM takes in the results & narrates the outcome of the character's actions.

The book is divided into two parts that contain chapters of various lengths.

Part 1

The following chapters are designed for both PCs and GMs.
Learn to Play: Everything you need to know about the rules that make up the Chimera Roleplaying System is found in this chapter. Make sure you read this first.
Characters: This chapter goes over everything related to character creation, character development, filling a character sheet, and how to build certain archetypes.
Races & Traits: The races & Traits chapter contains information about the races you can play in fantasy, modern, and sci-fi settings.
Perks: The perks chapter contains abilities that you can take that help you improve and expand the capabilities of your character.
Powers: All the rules regarding powers and those who wield them are found in this chapter.
Wealth & Equipment: This chapter goes over the abstract system of owning Resources and Wealth, as well as equipment, and the services you can acquire with them.

Part 2

It only contains three chapters, but these are crucial for any aspiring GM.
Game Mastering: This long chapter goes over what is to be a GM, tips I have found useful throughout my years as a GM, and a toolbox for creating adventures, campaigns, and character options.
Enemies: This chapter contains an assortment of creatures to pit against the PCs in your game.
Example Setting: This chapter holds the notes of a small campaign setting hurriedly put together to test how well all Chimera elements worked collectively.

This chimeric beast heavily draws inspiration and mechanics from games such as Apocalypse World, games derived from the d20 system, Dungeon World, and Fate Core. You can see these influences in the core mechanics of the game.
Dice Pool: The Chimera Roleplaying System uses ten-sided dice to determine the success or failure of actions and circumstances presented during the game. Your dice pool is the number of dice you are allowed to roll to resolve a task's outcome. Your pool is composed of your ranks in the appropriate abilities (Action + Approach).
Abilities: Abilities are the bread and butter of all characters. They define what a character can or can't do and how well they can do it. Actions represent the overall capabilities of your character to get things done. If actions are what you can do, the approach represents how you get things done. A situation might have different approaches, and you get to choose how things get done.
When To Roll: Whenever the outcome of a task is uncertain and has some real consequences, it is time to gather your dice and roll. As a player, you will make most of the rolls in the game.
What To Roll: To determine the outcome of your character's action, you roll a d10 per rank in the relevant abilities to form your dice pool. You roll and keep the highest die of them all.
Degrees of Success: How well or bad you do will depend on your result when you roll to determine a task's outcome. When you roll to determine an outcome and have at least a ten, it counts as a success. If the highest die from your roll is a nine, it counts as a partial success. If you roll and your result has no 10s or 9s, it counts as a failure.

In Chimera, you follow ten steps to build your character, allowing you to choose essential aspects of your avatar such as their background, race, extraordinary abilities called perks, their principles and goals, and their gear.
Race: Each race has a list of inherent and optional traits and perks to choose from to tailor your character to your needs. If the options presented do not suit you, the game has optional rules to implement that allows you to choose the traits that best fit your character, regardless of race.
Perks: They can help you boost something you are already capable of doing or let you do things impossible for others, such as casting spells. You can spend XP to learn any perk you want as long as you meet the requirements and take some downtime to do it.
Equipment: Select from a vast selection of gear and services to build your character. Equipment can be enhanced in many ways. They can be made from different materials, possess other gadgets to increase versatility, refined craftsmanship to strengthen protection, or resist different types of damage such as ballistic and energy. Want to make a laser sword? Buy a sword and pay for the concealable and energy modifications, and you are good to go!
Wealth: Chimera uses an abstract wealth mechanic where the minutiae of keeping track of everything owned, bought, and how much money you have left isn't important. It can be used in any game, be it a fantasy, modern, or sci-fi setting where there is a fairly standard economy. It could also be used in an apocalyptic setting where keeping track of every resource you have left and living on the edge is part of the game's focus. It all depends on the interpretation given to wealth, as explained in the sections below.

GM Toolkit: This book contains chapters aimed to help the game master know what their role is, understand their agenda, arbitrate the rules, and run the game. All delivered in a condensed manner for an easy read. It also includes guides to create adventures, campaigns, enemies, curses, diseases, and traps, give rewards, create character options, numerous optional rules, enemies to pit against players, and an example campaign setting.
Sell Your Stuff: Got a new awesome adventure, campaign setting, character option, enemy, optional rule, or cool supplement in general that you want to publish? Do it! As long as your content is original, you can sell it under a creative commons license!
Any Type Of Art: From elavorate illustrations to simple vector art, this book contains tons of example for artwork that you could immitate for your products.

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  • The Big List of Dungeon World Playbooks



    I have come across github that contains a big list of Dungeon World playbooks. Our playbooks are there but you can also find links to other publisher's playbooks, some of them free of charge!



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  • The Witch Doctor Updated!


    As promised, the Witch Doctor has been updated with new artwork to match our most recent products.


  • The Hellion Updated



    The Hellion, a Dungeon World playbook recently reached Best Copper Seller and as I promised, the artwork has been updated to match our most recent playbooks. Previous customers get the upgrade for free, of course!



  • The Scoundrel Updated


    The Scoundrel, a Dungeon World playbook recently reached Best Silver Seller and as I promised, the artwork has been updated to match our most recent playbooks. Previous customers get the upgrade for free, of course!


  • The Chronomancer Updated!




    The Chronomancer - A Dungeon World Playbook has been updated with new artwork and a few more magic items! Personally, this is one of my favorite classes from the ones I've done so far. I strongly recommend taking a look.





  • The Chronomancer - A Dungeon World Playbook


    The chronomancer recently reached Best Copper Seller on DrivethruRPG. As it has become our custom, we are in the process of updating the class' artwork and layout to match our most recent products. This will be the third iteration for the cover art. Take a look at the new one and the ones before it and tell us which one is your favorite.


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  • The Reaper - A Dungeon World Playbook


    Death comes for us all. Whether you want it or not, death comes. It can arrive swiftly like a sudden gust of wind on a hot afternoon or it can gently creep up on you like the caress of a lover. Death does not care if you are a peasant or a king, it will come for you on equal terms.

    You are a reaper, the personification of death itself on this material plane. Your job is to pass judgement on mortals and deliver their souls to the Black Gates if you deem their time has come. Liches, necromancers, vampires, and all those who have dared to use Death’s power to command the dead or acquire immortality are your enemies. You must hunt them down at all cost. What better way of doing this than adventuring? You don't do it for fame, glory, or wealth. You do it because adventurers are always in the midst of everything happening in the world. They are, unknowingly, reapers themselves that must go to the Black Gates once their jobs are done.

    This product contains two files:

    A 12 page playbook containing over 20 moves.
    A two page character sheet for you to record your character's stats, gear, and moves.




  • The Shade - A Dungeon World Playbook


    The Shade reached best copper seller on Drivethru RPG. As a thank you we will be updating some of the artwork and layout to match our recent products. If there is anything you would like revised or fixed, please let us know. 

    Ambition, desperation, or just a tragic past or the main common reasons why a creature has become a shade. Shades devour darkness by killing their opponents or by simply absorbing it, which they use to fuel their dark powers. A shade can be from any humanoid race and they look like a member of such race but with dark, whispy skin tones and glowing eyes. No matter what their backgrounds are, shades are the masters of shadows.

    This product contains three files:


    • A new 16 page playbook containing over 25 moves, and 7 magic items.
    • An Italian version of the playbook.
    • and a new character sheet for you to record your character's stats, gear, and moves.



  • The Oracle - A Dungeon World Playbook


    The oracle recently reached Best Copper Seller on DrivethruRPG. As it has become our custom, we have updated the class' artwork and layout to match our most recent products. Go and take a look! 

    The world is like folded cloth overflowing with patterns. Patterns hiding other patterns, patterns on top of other patterns, patterns within patterns and they all can be seen if you pay attention. You will see them in the flight of birds, in the lines on someone else’s hands, in the entrails of animals, or in the unique patterns of your very soul. I was born with this gift, but you, you have been chosen by the spirits. With time and their guidance you will learn to see what is and what was, and as your powers grow stronger, you will also see what will be. Pick up the cloth called life and in the patterns below, you will see the spirits that once dwelled there and you’ll be able to call them forth, inhibiting your body to provide answers, you will be able to give courage to young heroes by showing them the outcome of their good deeds or instill fear in your enemies by plaguing their minds with the horrible future that awaits them if they dare oppose you and your companions. Seer, medium, psychic, augur, diviner, channeller, soothsayer, oracle… people will call you by many names and they will love and hate you for your gifts but you must always remember one thing: In order to grow, you must understand everything around you, even those who seek to do you harm. To understand is to divine patterns.

    This product contains two files:

    • A new 18 page playbook containing over 20 moves, some gear, and magic items.
    • The Catari, a new race with custom moves for you to use.
    • A new two page character sheet for you to record your character's stats, gear, and moves.



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