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GM1a Game Master's Screen


The most comprehensive GM screen resource ever created for classic (BX) editions of the original RPG and comparable retro-clones. Includes:

  • Five art panels (including cover) featuring artwork by the legendary artist Arthur Rackham
  • Seven GM screen content pages with all the pertinent information any Classic (BX/LL) GM needs to run their game.
  • 8 Master Character Sheets (1 Generic Sheet + 7 Class-specific Sheets): Each of the 7 class-specific character record sheet contains the most pertinent information each player needs (e.g., notes on which types of weapons & armor may be used by the class, additional experience earned based on prime requisites, and special abilities like clerics' turning and thieves' abilities). In addition to the 7 classic character class sheets (cleric, dwarf, elf, fighter, halfling, magic-user, and thief), an 8th "generic" sheet is usable by any character class.
  • Spells Record Sheet: This record sheet is usable by any spellcasting PC, and includes places to list each known spell's name, range, duration, and area of effect, as well as other pertinent notes.
  • Character Record Log: This record sheet provides a place to write the information a GM needs for up to 6 PCs or NPCs, including the basics (name, class, hp, level, AC, etc.) as well as ability scores, saving throws, equipment/inventory, and other notes. 
  • 8-page Cleric Spell Handout: The cover of this digest-sized piece notes spells gained by level, and the inside includes all the key information (e.g., range, duration, spell notes, etc.) for all the cleric spells contained in the classic red and blue rule books (plus a few additional core spells from other early editions). 
  • 12-page Magic-user Spell Handout: The cover of this digest-sized piece notes spells gained by level, and the inside includes all the key information (e.g., range, duration, spell notes, etc.) for all the magic-user spells contained in the classic red and blue rule books (plus a few additional core spells from other early editions).
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Nicklaus M September 01, 2023 10:45 pm UTC
Please upload a preview. Hard to justify giving you $10 blind when I can't see what it is I'm buying, ESPECIALLY when the product is GM screen and character sheets.
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Matt B April 27, 2023 1:34 am UTC
Are these in Portrait or Landscape?
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Matt A July 08, 2023 6:34 pm UTC
portrait, letter format (not A4)
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he0k H August 17, 2022 5:06 pm UTC
No preview?
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Chad K May 24, 2022 2:33 am UTC
No preview? I can't see art.....can't buy it. Sorry.
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Thomas B June 02, 2019 11:20 pm UTC
I wanted to open up these PDFs in Photoshop to mix and match stuff and it's coming up password protected. Any help?
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Matt A July 08, 2023 6:35 pm UTC
I received this message from customer support:


We apologize for the inconvenience.

Our PDFs are sold as "locked" to prevent any material changes being made to them. Which unfortunately means you won't be able to edit the file as you wanted.

If this prevents you from using the product at all, just let us know and we would be happy to get you a refund.

Thank you for your business and please contact us with any further questions or concerns.

Jodie Thomas
Customer Service
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Nicklaus M September 01, 2023 10:44 pm UTC
Any chance of an "unlocked" version? I often make edits of character sheets for home use (such as adding or removing elements I do/don't need for homebrew), and a locked PDF is quite problematic, even if the PDF on its own is incredible.
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