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1st Ed Advanced Character Sheet

1st Ed Advanced Character Sheet


A redesign of a classic character sheet from 1978.  Perfect for use with the recently reprinted 1st Edition Advanced rules of the World's Most Popular Fantasy Roleplaying Game.  The sheet is also ideal for use with Labyrinth Lord'sTM Advanced Edition Companion.

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Will H October 22, 2017 6:49 am UTC
I hate complaining about a free product, but why are multiple reviewers (and the publisher) claiming "this character sheet is... an almost exact reproduction of the kind I used to play AD&D back in the late 1970s and early 80s." It can't be: THERE ARE NO "TO HIT" NUMBERS, THERE ARE NO SAVING THROWS. You can't play AD&D 1e without that information in front of you.

The publisher responded to my review with "sorry you don't like the sheet." This isn't an issue of aesthetics - it's not a functional 1e character sheet. I don't want an apology, I WOULD LIKE A PLACE TO WRITE DOWN "TO HIT" AND "SAVING THROW" NUMBERS.
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DAVID B September 03, 2018 6:11 pm UTC
Back in the day the man with the DMG had to mark the page and look up the saving throws and #To Hit numbers all the time, or use a DM Screen. I remember using this type of sheet and they didn't have Saving Throws or To Hit Numbers or enough space for spells.

I don't want to rain on your parade buddy but you're wrong.

If you want the true OSR experience you get to find out why 2e came along, and THACO, and Skills and Powers, and 3e...

Use a spare bit of A4.
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Jason G September 19, 2019 1:07 pm UTC
We played with those Character Sheets for 5 years (1980-85).......I am very happy that they are reproduced for free without change.
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Thomas W December 09, 2019 10:25 am UTC
We used these sheets for AD&D for years. None of the things you complain about are any concern of the player. If you're DM is forcing you to write down to-hit and saving throw numbers then they're doing it wrong. Maybe buy them a DM's screen for Christmas.
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Will H December 09, 2019 11:10 pm UTC
Thomas (and David): TSR #9037 "player character record sheets," published in 1980, have both "to hit" and saving throws.

So TSR, under Gygax, was "doing it wrong"?
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