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Questions tagged [character-sheets]

For questions about character sheets, documents used to keep track of the main mechanical and narrative attributes of a player character.

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Does anyone have any 2ed fillable character sheets? [on hold]

Does anyone have any 2ed fillable character sheets? I'm looking mostly for a mage. Most sheets out there cover all classes, and are huge and unorganized. I had hoped to find one for a mage, however.
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How do I fill out the “vision” section of the character sheet?

I'm new to D&D and I need help with my character sheet. This is the character sheet I'm looking at: One of the things I need to fill out is "vision". How would I go about doing that?
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Are all players supposed to be able to see each others' character sheets?

We're about to play our first game of Dungeons and Dragons (all things being equal) and we've just noticed a rather basic question that we can't find the answer to in the Player Handbook or on a Web ...
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Were power cards ever released for the Martial Power 2 book?

I've looked online, on Amazon. Did Dungeons and Dragons create power cards for the Martial Power 2 book? I know they did for the first Martial Power they came out with. I've seen cards for classes ...
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What information do I actually need from my players’ character sheets?

I am a DM for two D&D 5e games. I always ask for character sheets when we first start out, so I can have a general sense of what I'm in for, and to get working on incorporating backstories. Our ...
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Does the ability score modifier go in the large box or the small oval?

When filling in the ability scores section of the standard character sheet as used in the D&D 5e Player's Handbook, I've seen a lot of people put each ability score in the large box, and the ...
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Is the pregenerated dragonborn sorcerer's Charisma saving throw bonus wrong?

When looking at the Dragonborn Sorcerer's pre-generated character sheet, the character's Charisma saving throws seem to be wrong. For the level 1, 2, 3 and 4 sheets, I think it should be +5 instead of ...
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Are there any official or fanmade character sheets for Diaspora? [closed]

I'm planning a game of Diaspora that I will be hosting at a convention, and I'm trying to get some fancy looking character sheets for the players. Unfortunately, I cannot seem to find any. Searching ...
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Is the FastCharacter website incorrectly calculating HP for my Sorcerer?

Based on my current knowledge, a Sorcerer with 14 Constitution (assuming you did HP averages) would start with: Level 1: 6+2 = 8 hp Level 6: 8+5x(4+2) = 38 hp But on fastcharacter.com ...
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Where do spells and cantrips go on a D&D character sheet?

So me and my friends just started and I'm the DM and trying to help fill out character sheets. Where do cantrips go and where do spells go?
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What was this 4th edition paperback character booklet product I used to use?

Long ago, a friend and I had a 4th edition fillable character sheet. More of a full portfolio, with some twenty-ish pages. I'm pretty sure it was official Wizards merchandise and I've searched on ...
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What is “Current Stress”?

The InSpectres character sheet includes a space for me to write in my "Current Stress," but I can't find that phrase anywhere in the manual! How do I know what to write in the "Current Stress" box on ...
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What does the “Alternative Character Sheet” mean when it asks you for the “Maximum Hit Dice” and the “Remaining Hit Dice”?

I am trying to fill in the "Alternative Character Sheet" (one of the official character sheets provided on Wizards of the Coast's website). It asks me for my "Maximum Hit Dice" and the "Remaining Hit ...
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I need help with how to fill out character sheets

My friends and I got together and decided to play first edition AD&D recently. (My friend already has AD&D 1e and we don’t want to buy new books.) I've never played nor DMed before, but I'm ...
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Is the idea of character sheets under a trademark?

At the moment I'm trying to make my own RPG board game, but it includes character sheets. If I were to make my own type of character sheet with different stats and layout and then publish it would the ...
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How can I organize absurd monster sheets?

A friend wants me to develop several CR 40+ monsters for Pathfinder, by chain-applying useful templates to high-CR monsters. This endeavour includes one CR 61 creature, which will be an advanced (as ...
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What is the process to officially trade magic items?

In D&D Adventurers League, if two players are not playing at the same table, I know that they can still trade magic items if they spend downtime days. How does this work? Do the players just have ...
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How do you keep rewriting the sheet for a new morph from breaking play rhythm?

In EP, it is as easy to change your Morph as it is to change your car today. It is much more frequent for Firewall agents who have to travel across many environments and face various threats. I use ...
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How do I calculate and fill out a companion sheet for Ranger in 5e? [closed]

I'm new to D&D. A friend helped me with my Character Sheet but now I need help with my Companion Sheet. They had never made one so couldn't help. We're using the new UA revised ranger and I'm ...
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What's a party-tracking sheet for?

I found this picture on some D&D blogs: I thought it was a nice way for DMs to set some NPCs basic stats and abilities (like soldiers that the PCs could recruit or something). Then I realized ...
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Where do I list racial traits/class abilities on a PF character sheet?

So let's say that I pick a half-orc which has traits such as orc vision and orc ferocity, etc. Would they be written in the 'Special Abilities' part of the character sheet? Another thing is on the ...
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How to import PCs into Fantasy Grounds?

Hey so me and my group just migrated to Fantasy Grounds and we tested it using the premade characters of LMoP, but now that we are somewhat confident into using it we would like to ditch the premade ...
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How to officially keep a track record of Faction Journal Card goals completion in Pathfinder Society?

Faction Journal Cards represent a long way of getting some favors with your chosen faction through accomplishing secondary objectives related to the Faction's interests during missions. These favors ...
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How do Minimalist & Maezar playbooks compare to the latest official play kit?

I'll be printing out a new batch of playbooks soon to run a Dungeon World one-shot. In addition to the official play kit available at the Dungeon World website, I also have the Minimalist Playbooks ...
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Is it legal to make a D&D 5e character sheet app?

I am working on a simple Android app. My app implements a D&D 5e character sheet. It lets the user fill form fields and calculates the effects of level progression and attributes. I am not using ...
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What do I need for setting up a Shadowrun 3 character sheet on roll20?

I'm trying to set up a Shadowrun 3 game on Roll20, but they only have the Shadowrun 2 character sheet and macros. I'm not clear on everything Shadowrun 3 needs yet — am I able to get away with ...
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Good replacement for D&D Insider character builder? [closed]

I love the D&D Insider character builder for D&D 4E. However, since it uses Silverlight and support for Silverlight is quickly being dropped from most modern browsers, I am looking for a ...
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How can I make a Talislanta character sheet that will work for Roll20?

I need a character sheet for the game Talislanta. It needs to be able to the take Strength value and add it to appropriate skill rolls whenever I click to button for that roll. I've been trying to ...
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How do you calculate the Attack and damage workspace?

I am relatively new to D&D, and there has been one question about the character sheet of 4th edition. How do you calculate the attack and damage workspace on the character sheet? So far, I've ...
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Why doesn't the Vampire City character sheet have “Hubris” or “Dark Gifts” traits?

I'm trying to create a character for Vampire City but the character sheet doesn't have room for "Hubris" nor "Dark Gifts", which you have to define on Steps Five and Six. "Hubris" is the character ...
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Is there a list of Savage Worlds character sheets for different settings?

I'm trying to create a Savage Worlds setting based in the Assassin's Creed universe for a campaign I'm planning. I thought it would be fun to have myself and my players use a thematic Savage Worlds ...
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Don't understand where to get all the derived stats during character creation

I've created a new D&D character and I'm filling in her character sheet. I always gets stuck on what values I should be using for Inspiration, Initiative, Temporary Hit Points, Hit Dice, and ...
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Are there more pre-generated characters for the D&D Starter Set available?

I'm about to run the D&D Starter Set adventure for a few of my co-workers, and I foresee having more than 5 players. Is it possible to get extra pre-generated character sheets somewhere in the ...
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Is a D&D 5e Starter Set Pregenerated Character's Attack Bonus Wrong? [duplicate]

I have the starter set and I am wondering if a pregenerated character's attack bonus is wrong. The character is the Human Fighter with the Folk Hero background. The attack bonus for the Greatsword ...
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How many weapons should I have and how many attacks should I list on my character sheet?

Fairly new to D&D and my question relates to what should be listed on my character sheet for weapons in equipment and what attacks should be listed. Given a Fighter's Equipment listing under ...
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Is there a good character sheet set up for the Unchained Variant rules, especially Consolidated Skills?

My personal abilities at graphic design are horrible. I've tried making my own character sheets, to no avail. So now I'm searching - one of my campaigns is using lots of the Pathfinder Unchained ...
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What's the point of the character sheet? [closed]

How do character sheets fit into the game of Polaris and what functionality do they serve? It's not like it's hard to remember your stats; there are only 3. The vast majority of the sheet's info is ...
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Editable character sheet that handles multiple BAB

I've been playing a ranger class in Dungeon & Dragons 3.5 using This character sheet. A lot of the fields auto calculate (like skills and modifiers), it's a pdf so I can have it offline and still ...
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Techniques for rote-learning a character sheet layout?

I'm a relatively new player, and have been trying to learn and follow as much of the mechanics as possible. Compounding on this, is my (in)ability to be able to find anything on a character sheet (or ...
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What information should be on a Sorcerer's spell sheet? [closed]

I am working on a custom spell sheet for the sorcerer class. The sheet is meant to be suitable for an intermediate or advanced player who understands sorcerer spell casting but has not memorized every ...
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Tree-like abilities system for Rolemaster

One of the things I like less from Rolemaster is that all you know from one thing can't be applied to another, and, at the same time, you can not specialize in something. You either know One-handed ...
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Programs for generating a character sheet [duplicate]

This is my first question. I'm looking for a character sheet generator. For example, names, skills, attributes, missions. Dou you know a program (Web or desktop)? A long time ago I read a question ...
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Custom paper character sheet that's updatable without erasing [closed]

So far I've been using a printed copy of the official character sheet for my D&D characters. It features a blank space for every stat. As a consequence of that, every time my character levels up ...
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Is there a good way to distribute pregenerated characters?

I am preparing for a game with a bunch of new players, with a mix of varying familiarity with the setting/system and RPGs in general. To get them to taste the setting ASAP I decided to play a one-off ...
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Show off your Character Sheet Designs [closed]

Notice: This thread has a associated meta-thread, If you want to discuss if it is on topic please do so there. This is a chance to show off the great character sheets you have created. Rules: 1 ...
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Help w/Character Sheet: What are ability modifiers and how do I calculate them?

So I was filling out the character sheet and suddenly I saw an "ability modifier". I'm confused, and am asking these questions for clarification: Where do you put your "Standard Array" number. In ...
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Where can I find a Pathfinder charsheet PSD?

I am looking to customize my pathfinder sheet to remove things I don't use and add some houserules elements of my DM. All of us in the party can use these things. I have searched for a charsheet for ...
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What is armor “properties” on the default character sheet?

On page 2, the AC Items table at the top has a "properties" column. What goes in that slot of the character sheet?
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Divinities character sheets for D&D 3.5

I remember finding the character sheets for some major divinities and famous npc on some D&D 3.5 manual, but now that I need them I can't find them anywhere. In which manuals can I find this kind ...
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Digital character sheets?

I find it annoying and impractical to go to the library to print off character sheets (I don't have a printer at my house), so I decided to see if there were any character sheet apps for my 4th gen ...