From Oct 14 15:46:44 1995
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 1995 21:21:30 +0100
From: "G.G.Lepper" <>
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Subject: WFRP: New Career: Dispatch Rider

New Career:

Dispatch Rider- Warrior, Basic

Description: Dispatch rider (courier riders) are messengers employed by Imperial authorities and landed noble houses. They employ these loyal and self-reliant individuals to carry dispatches and messages to various points in their's or other's holdings. These riders often face obstacles in the service of their duties, such as weather, bandits, hostile (political) enemies, and other predators. Some riders also work for wealthy merchant houses that employ them in similar capacities. Eventually, some feel that if they should routinely face such dangers, they might as well do it for their own profit and turn to a life of adventuring...


  • Animal Care
  • Cartography
  • Follow Trail
  • Orientation
  • Ride
  • Spot Trap
  • Horse with sponsor's livery
  • Surcoat bearing sponsors heraldry
  • Mailshirt
  • Shield
  • Weatherproof coat
  • Weatherproof dispatch bag
  • Document of Commission bearing sponsor's seal
  • Map of region

Career Entries: Suggestions?

Career Exits: Outrider, Roadwarden, Soldier, Scout, Outlaw (?), any other suggestions?

I think this class belongs in Ranger, but due to the lack of BS advances etc., i stuck it in Warrior, and it sort of fits... the advances to Cool and WP reflect the drive and mental fortitude required to travel wearying paths for career entries and career exits, the whole "is he a Ranger or a Warrior" thing gives me a headache so I would be happy to let someone else do the thinking...