If you haven’t had a chance to see the other past character sheets in this series, here is a quick rundown. In 2021 I was going through some old boxes and found a three-ringed binder full of old character sheets. So one of the things I thought I’d do is scan them and post them here in this blog. In my previous character sheet entries I posted characters from Dungeons and Dragons, the FASA Doctor Who RPG, Shadowrun, Cyberpunk, Vampire: The Masquerade, WEG Star Wars the Star Trek RPG by FASA, GURPS and Marvel Superheroes.
This is the character sheet for Warhammer Fantasy Role-Play from 1987. So this game would have been played in the late 80’s or early 90’s. In all likelihood it was played with some of my gaming buddies I had met through Comics Utah. This is my handwriting on the character sheet, but I have no recollection of the game itself. It is very possible that this may have been a one-shot game or a game that was intended to become a campaign, but never did. I did have the character sheet placed in a plastic sleeve, so it wasn’t just stuffed loosely in the book. I seem to recall getting annoyed that the sheet was larger than the sleeve itself so I had to fold it over.
Why is “corn” listed as the hair? The color of corn? Why didn’t I just say “blonde”. This rogue character is plundering tombs to feed his wife and three kids at home (that must have been randomly rolled). I have some money listed under wealth, but then I wrote some extra stuff in the side margin. So Udo Roughouser must have found something in his travels. I didn’t find any other notes with the character sheet.
Looking at it, I think this is a percentile based system. I believe this is first edition Warhammer Fantasy. Doing a little research I see that the latest version of the game is 4th edition as released by Cubicle 7. I do recall a lot of weird art when looking at past Warhammer products. I wasn’t much into the tabletop military games at the time. I think it had to do with my lack of patience when it come to assembling and painting miniatures.
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