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Old School Hacks Vol. 2: Player Roles - Campaign Management for Players and DMs

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  • Advice, variants, and forms for organizing party information!
  • A chapter each for the classic D&D party roles of Caller, Mapper, Timekeeper, Quartermaster, and Rules Coordinator!
  • Tons of ways for players to get more involved in campaign creation, maintenance, and at-the-table play!

Old School Hacks Vol. 2: Player Roles is a guide for players and DMs providing advice, options, tools, and handouts for helping your DM make the game easier to run, as well as adding Old School-style gameplay to 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons. Take the role of caller, mapper, timekeeper, quartermaster, or rules coordinator and use the provided handouts and illustrations to optimize your D&D games!

Player Roles joins the Platinum best seller Hexcrawling: Wilderness Exploration and Random Encounters in the Old School Hacks line of products designed to give players and DMs expert advice and useful tools.

Designed by Tim Bannock. Cover art, layout and graphic elements by Elena Naylor.

If you like what you see here, check out Tim Bannock's other RPGs, supplements, and collaborations!

DMs Guild:


Old School Hacks series:

Old School Hacks Vol. 1: Hexcrawling - Wilderness Exploration and Random Encounters   Old School Hacks Vol. 2: Player Roles

Full-length adventures:

Modrons, Mephits & Mayhem! - Adventure for Levels 5-8   Curse of the Gumdrop Ooze

Campaign tools, handouts, and custom Dungeon Master Screen inserts:

The Hag’s Hexes   Forging the Forgotten Realms: A DM’s Kit for Running the Realms   Calendar of Harptos   Optional Rules & Random Tables Indexes   Curse of Strahd DM's Kit & Screen   Out of the Abyss DM's Kit & Screen

Free adventures and previews:

The Dam Kobolds Expansion! - An expansion for Encounters in the Savage Jungles   Modrons, Mephits & Mayhem (Free Preview Edition)

Tim Bannock is an RPG enthusiast since 1985. He got his start in the RPG industry as a game reviewer, then an editor and playtester working with Inkwell Ideas and several indie publishers. He now designs, writes, and handles project management for releases on the Dungeon Masters Guild and the Cortex Plus Creator Studio through DriveThruRPG.

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Tim B September 20, 2017 7:11 pm UTC
Looking for some feedback!

Currently in the works to be added to Player Roles:
1. Rounds/minutes/hours timekeeping sheet for durations & consumable items (rations, torches, etc.)
2. Full-page versions of all the handouts for better printing
3. Some new blank calendar pages formatted to represent calendars beyond simply the Calendar of Harptos (Forgotten Realms)

Any other ideas or requests? Any edits to the existing sheets you'd really love to see?

Additionally, we're looking to greatly expand the Co-DMing section. If people have feedback and experiences regarding having a Co-DM, we'd love to hear it. Comment here or contact us through
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richard F August 04, 2017 2:46 am UTC
Was hoping for a better timekeeping sheet, but an all around good product!
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Tim B August 04, 2017 4:22 pm UTC
Thank you for the feedback! Are you looking for timekeeping that goes round-by-round, or longer intervals? Or different calendar types?

I'm very much open to adding to and improving this product going forward: all of my releases are "living" documents!
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richard F August 26, 2017 5:14 am UTC
Gary said, "strict timekeeping. I think I'm just being too literal. I'm also thinking as A DM. A more fine grain timekeeping worksheet would be great, what I would love to see is full page worksheets. Thanks for taking the time (hehe) to respond.
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Tim B August 26, 2017 4:04 pm UTC
Gotcha! I'll get to work; I've got a few ideas!
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