Ship record sheet for the High Seas Hack – an OSR pirate RPG

I recently posted a character sheet for the High Seas Hack – the Black Hack-based OSR RPG set during the golden age of piracy. The High Seas Hack treats sailing ships almost as characters, with their own hit points and stats. To match the character sheet I made, I've also made a High Seas Hack … Continue reading Ship record sheet for the High Seas Hack – an OSR pirate RPG

Character Sheet and Woodsman Class for the Cthulhu Hack – Dark Ages Style

As I posted previously, I've been working on a character sheet for the Cthulhu Hack designed to be used with any Cthulhu Dark Ages scenarios. Here's what I have so far. It's fillable. NOTE: Flashlights/Smokes has been renamed Reason/Passion. They are mechanically identical. I just changed the names to match the setting. cthulhuhack_charsheet_darkagesDownload Eventually, when … Continue reading Character Sheet and Woodsman Class for the Cthulhu Hack – Dark Ages Style

Noir Hack: The Straight Dope – House Rule (with new character sheet)

For my one-shot of the Noir Hack, I created a new house rule called the Straight Dope. It's based on the Flashlight/Smokes idea from the Cthulhu Hack. The idea is to model the social connections a character might have for particular institutions, that they could use to get information or make things happen. Each community … Continue reading Noir Hack: The Straight Dope – House Rule (with new character sheet)

Noir Hack – New Classes: Reporter, Citizen, & Swell

I've just tried running a one-shot of Noir Hack, the film noir version of the OSR RPG Black Hack. To prepare for my game, I created a few new classes. Reporter Ink-Slingers, Gossip Columnists, Muckrakers Starting HP: d8+4 HP Per Level/Resting: 1d8 Weapon and Armor Proficiencies: Any Attack Damage: 1d6 Armed /1d4 Unarmed or Improvising … Continue reading Noir Hack – New Classes: Reporter, Citizen, & Swell

Noir Hack – Character Sheets for a film noir version of the Black Hack

I've been throwing together new character sheets all weekend, and thought I'd add one more: The Noir Hack is Michael Brown's version of the Black Hack, designed to replicate old noir novels and movies. It's main innovation is the Darkness usage die, used to track the characters trauma and dark past. I've made a fillable … Continue reading Noir Hack – Character Sheets for a film noir version of the Black Hack