An unofficial supplement for Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, second edition. This volume provides information on academia, research, magic and astrology. It can be downloaded from the Liber Fanatica website: http://www.liberfanatica.net
Contents (taken from the Liber Fanatica website):
Part I: Places of Learning
Altdorf University (Rick Wolf)
Description and groundplans for the Empire's largest university located in the capital city of Altdorf.
Religion and Academia (Henrik Grönberg, Jude Hornborg and Wim van Gruisen)
Major deities' attitudes towards academia and the fields of study favoured by their followers.
The Abode of the Watchful Owl (Henrik Grönberg)
Description and floorplans for a major temple of Verena located in Wurtbad, the capital of Stirland.
Part II: Research and Academia
Academic Knowledge Skills (Jude Hornborg)
Specific fields covered by each Academic Knowledge skill, how these skills are learned and a revised DoS/DoF table.
Library Research in WFRP (Jude Hornborg)
Five types of libraries, rules for library research and advice for building research trees in your campaign.
Languages of the Warhammer World (Jude Hornborg)
Descriptions of languages and Reikspiel dialects consolidated from official sources. Advanced rules for communication.
Part III: Thaumaturgy
Sources of Magic (Wim van Gruisen)
Rules for manipulating the Winds of Magic according to weather, celestial positions, sympathetic connections and geography.
Alchemical Formulas (Dan White)
Legendary alchemical formulas, two new rituals and a large alchemical ingredients table.
Counterspells (Wim van Gruisen)
Extensive selection of counterspells that may be learned as Lesser Magic spells.
Part IV: Astrology
The Evolution of the Warhammer Solar System (Wim van Gruisen)
Liber Fanatica's take on Warhammer astrology.
The Mechanics of Planetary Motion (Wim van Gruisen)
Rules for calculating positions of the celestial bodies.
Reading the Stars (Wim van Gruisen)
Astrological scrying, using planetary positions within the zodiac to determine a horoscope or plan a major event.
The Natal Chart (Wim van Gruisen)
Calculating PC natal charts to provide more detailed horoscopes.
Star Signs and Game Effects (James Jester)
Advanced rules for Star Signs with calendar days, stat modifiers and bonus talents.
An Astrologer's Instruments (Wim van Gruisen and Jude Hornborg)
Equipment commonly used by astrologers, astronomers and navigators.