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capmarvel
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simplified character sheet for beginners?

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I know C&C is "rules light" (or at least "rules lighter"), but the Character Sheet can still be "intimidating" for a beginner.

Has anyone take a stab at a simplified sheet for "newbies" that has the "minimum" to get a character going?

Obviously this may also be useful for "veteran players" that just want to do a quick game.

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Argoforg created a simple fold character sheet and someone else had done a "notepad" sheet, both are still on the C&C resources page over at Dragonsfoot http://www.dragonsfoot.org/cc
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Thanks for the link!

However...I'm assuming of the lets say 50 categories on a character sheet, you only really need 20 (or 10) to "get started". Maybe that's not true...I'm still learning (not far into Players Handbook so far). Basically want a simplified sheet for myself and perhaps my kids (assuming I can convince them to play) - I don't want them to feel intimidated that their doing an advanced physics test instead of playing a game. I don't know the rules enough yet to know what to strip out and still keep the game "playable".

Hope that makes sense.



PS - some may say "well, just play Savage Worlds then if you want only 10 things on a character sheet"....or play Basic Fantasy or something ....well, I want to play C&C :D

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I got done with one for my new C&C campaign. Let me know what you think.

http://www.saathoffauction.com/peelseel ... _v1.093013

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Beautiful! That's exactly the type of sheet I was hoping for.

Thanks!!

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PeelSeel2 wrote:I got done with one for my new C&C campaign. Let me know what you think.

http://www.saathoffauction.com/peelseel ... _v1.093013
For beginners? I want to use this!
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That's slick!
I might just suggest adding check boxes for Prime Attributes, but that's easy to do without them.
I really like this!
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The circles next to stats. One for attribute modifier, one for siege target number. I wanted to leave it slightly ambiguous for all the house rule variants. Like 12/15/18, 12/14/16, 0 +2 +4, 0 +3 +6, etc. It easily fits the variants into single character sheet.

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This is awesome - thank you very much for sharing!

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PeelSeel2 wrote:The circles next to stats. One for attribute modifier, one for siege target number. I wanted to leave it slightly ambiguous for all the house rule variants. Like 12/15/18, 12/14/16, 0 +2 +4, 0 +3 +6, etc. It easily fits the variants into single character sheet.
Oh duh.
I took that as the first one is + or - and the next one is the modifier.
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PeelSeel2 wrote:I got done with one for my new C&C campaign. Let me know what you think.

http://www.saathoffauction.com/peelseel ... _v1.093013

That's pretty nice Peel! I've got a 10 year old son who has several friends around his age I was considering introducing to some classic RP Gaming, and this is pretty much a perfect sheet for such project.

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Very nicely made. I love the Spartan simplicity.

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Hey Lobo,
If your son like Pirates, check out the link in my Sig!
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Relaxo wrote:Hey Lobo,
If your son like Pirates, check out the link in my Sig!
Nice! Pretty neat that!

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Aww shucks.
Thanks for forgiving my shameless and awkward plug. :D
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