B/X Mars: A character sheet for an OSR Mars science fantasy RPG

I've always been a big fan of Barsoom/Dying Mars/Science Fantasy set RPGs. I've been maintaining a list of Mars games in this genre. One of my current favorites is BX Mars by Michael Gibbons. It's set on a dying Mars called Zerzura. It has a fun pulp science fantasy tone. It's got dead cities, Red … Continue reading B/X Mars: A character sheet for an OSR Mars science fantasy RPG

Custom Calculations for Traveller/Cepheus PDF character sheets

In a previous post, I discussed creating your own custom fillable RPG character sheets in PDF, including adding custom scripts to perform calculations. This post is specifically designed for those creating Traveller or Cepheus Engine character sheets. For the Traveller/Cepheus Engine sheets I've made in the past, I've created a series of JavaScript code snippets … Continue reading Custom Calculations for Traveller/Cepheus PDF character sheets

Dark Sun for Sword of Cepheus: Part X – Earth Spells for Elemental Clerics

I'm slowly continuing work on my conversion of the AD&D Dark Sun setting to the Sword of Cepheus system. I'm currently continuing to add to the Elemental Cleric class. I’m now putting together a list of spells for each type of Elemental Cleric – Fire, Air, Earth, and Water. Here’s my list of Sword of … Continue reading Dark Sun for Sword of Cepheus: Part X – Earth Spells for Elemental Clerics

Strontium Dog: Character Sheets for the Traveller Bounty Hunter RPG

Strontium Dog was a long running comic series that appeared in the British comic weekly 2000 AD. The premise was that in the 22nd century, mutant humans are a hated minority in the galaxy. A handful of mutants work as bounty hunters for the Search/Destroy agency, hunting down dangerous fugitives. In 2008, Mongoose put out … Continue reading Strontium Dog: Character Sheets for the Traveller Bounty Hunter RPG

Revised Zaibatsu Character Sheets

Just an update to a previous post. Here's some revised versions of my Zaibatsu character sheet. Here's a A4 version of the original zaibatsu_charsheet_fillable_a4Download Here's a revised version of the letter version, with a small fix to the UPP calculation. zaibatsu_charsheet_fillable_letter_revisedDownload

The universally complete and infallibly correct guide to creating your own custom RPG character sheet.

OK - It's not either of those things. But I make a lot of character sheets, and have occasionally been asked about my process. This isn't in any sense a complete guide, just some notes and ideas I've had while designing sheets that some might find useful. This is generally intended to create print PDFs, … Continue reading The universally complete and infallibly correct guide to creating your own custom RPG character sheet.

Zaibatsu: Character Sheet for a 1980s style cyberpunk game

I recently ran a one-shot of Zaibatsu, the old-school cyberpunk RPG from Zozer games. This is a RPG set in the year 2225 in Tokyo. The players are members of the Japanese underworld, recruited by ruthless corporations (the titular Zaibatsu), to undertake dangerous and illegal missions to further the company's bottom line. It uses a … Continue reading Zaibatsu: Character Sheet for a 1980s style cyberpunk game