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Quick Reference Cards for Swords & Wizardry

Quick Reference Cards for Swords & Wizardry

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This is a series of printed (or PDF) aids that I use to help players to quickly generate characters for Swords & Wizardry Complete by Frog God Games. This aid is in the form of printed cards or tiles. There is an initial card that you hand the player that outlines how the character generation process works. From there, the players pick a class, a background, and buy equipment using the individual cards as a reference to fill out their character sheet. 

I have refined these cards  over the past decade while running convention and game store sessions and found that it will allow a player to completely generate a character within 15 to 20 minutes. 

These cards contain all of the information needed for assassins, clerics, druids, fighters, magic-users, monks, paladins, rangers, and thieves, for level 1 to 6. On the back of each class card is an equipment list.

The Print Option

It is more cost effective to get the PDF only version and print off as many cards you need using your printer. All you need is letter sized cardstock from your local store.

However I made a print version using 8” by 10” coated stock. They are quite sturdy and appear to be resistant to spills and stains. The printed version has 32 cards that support up to 5 players generating characters. 

These cards are broken down as follows.

  • Five common reference cards with spell listings on the back.
  • Five class summary cards with race summaries on the back.
  • Three cards each for clerics, fighters, magic-users, and thieves with an equipment list printed on the back. 
  • Two cards each for assassins, druids, monks, paladins, and rangers with an equipment list printed on the back.

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Jonathan S March 07, 2021 5:50 am UTC
Do these printed cards include attack charts and other GM information or are they all for classes, races, and spells?
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Robert C March 10, 2021 6:29 pm UTC
No, they are for quick character generation. I figure folks would have access to a referee screen after play commences.
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File Last Updated:
November 27, 2020
This title was added to our catalog on January 02, 2021.