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  1. Makes your character sheet shows the green "Player Sheet" at the very top.
  2. Roll for your ability scores and put the results in the BASE portion of the appropriate ability score in the PHYSICAL DATA area.
  3. Make sure you put your STA score also in the STA area at the top of the character sheet (or Health Record at the bottom).
  4. Now go to the PROFILE tab and pick your Race - it will automatically fill out the walking/running/hourly data and any racial abilities
  5. Add physical, background and personalty data you would like to flesh out your character. Ask your Referee how much starting credits (and assets if the Referee uses them) you will have.
  6. Switch to the CAREER tab and under the box XP, put how many starting XP your Referee says you will start with. Also choose a PSA (Primary Skill Area).
  7. Add Current Employer, Position and previous positions to flesh out the character even more - this may be based on your campaign so check with your Referee.
  8. Got to the SKILLS tab. Skills cost is based on the rulebook and automatically adjust based on your PSA. Spend your XP on skills and follow the starting character guidelines that your Referee allows.
  9. You will need to subtract your spent XP from your current XP when you are done.
  10. Go to the COMBAT TECH tab and purchase your weapons, defensive screens, defensive suits and energy systems (powerpack). Only the defensive suit cost and weight is added to the total weight and cost on the GEAR tab
  11. There are 5 containers to group your gear (usually beltpack, backpack, kits, etc.) Add Weapons, Screens, and Power packs to your Packed Gear. Then add your Kits and other equipment as you need them. Your Referee may have further rules around using slots, etc.
  12. Place consumables such as clips, hypo shots, food, and water and other things you want to track under the CONSUMABLES section - no weight or cost is added so you will need to add those if they have a cost or weight (many consumables are subsets of other gear).
  13. If you own a computer you can list the information there. Computer cost is not added to your TOTAL GEAR cost above.



At the very top of your character sheet there is a toggle between the PLAYER SHEET and the REFEREE SHEET. As a player you only need to focus on the player sheet and if you are a Referee, the REFEREE SHEET allows you to enter Robot, creature or vehicle information. There is also a settings page for custom races and other options. As we add more detail to the character sheet, additional options maybe listed.


This tab contains all the ability and derived ability scores. Upon character creation you enter in the BASE score of all of your abilities. This number should never change after character creation. When you spend XP to improve your character you put that number on the XP portion and it will add it to the final SCORES box. There is also a MOD box which cannot be directly changed. Any ability modifications (See Global Modifiers) will be applied here. The SCORES box will then add up your BASE + XP + MOD to get your final score that is used in ability, skill, and combat checks.

Ability checks are handled by simply clicking on the ability you want to check and then adding any additional modifiers. The result includes how much you either succeeded the check by or how much you missed it. This helps when figuring out who one a contested ability check.

  • RACE = This is a read only field of your race as you selected in the PROFILE tab.
  • IM (Initiative Modifier) is RS (Reaction Speed) / 10 (rounded up as per the Alpha Dawn rules)
  • PS (Punching Score) is STR (Strength) / 20 (rounded up as per the Alpha Dawn rules0
  • RW (Range Weapon) = 1/2 DEX
  • PMW (Power Melee Weapon) = 1/2 STR, and
  • FMW (Finesse Melee Weapon) = 1/2 DEX. Finesse attacks do not add the PS (Punching Score) modifier to the damage.

INITIATIVE BUTTON There is also a Initiative button that rolls initiative for your character. It is important to note that you need to have your character SELECTED prior to clicking it for it to accurately provide an initiative amount.


This section was added so you can stay on the Character Sheet during combat. It lists the range and melee weapons you listed in your COMBAT TECH tab. You also need to list the current AMMO amount that weapon has currently loaded into the weapon.


  • Weapon name is re-displayed
  • ACC = the weapon accuracy including any weapon skill you might have for that weapon type (which should have been accurately represented in the COMBAT TECH tab)
  • DMG = the number D10s of damage the weapon does. For example a 4D10 weapon = 4 in the DMG tab.
  • SETTING = This is the attack macro that is being used. Each one is described below:
  • Single = this is for all single shot attacks


As in the original character sheet this is where your CURRENT Stamina is recorded. Any damage to your stamina is applied here and any Stamina check uses this number. Critical Injuries list any specific injuries, their location and how much STA DMG is applied. This is very important when distinguishing between wound damage versus other types of damage (which can't be healed by biocort). Just remember to erase it when you have been healed the amount and apply any healing to the Current STA section

The Current Effect is where you would put poison, disease, radiation, starvation, environmental effects, etc that would have a S (Severity usually in terms of damage) and D (Duration which is either in rounds, hours or days).



Any skill that has sub-skills (except Martial Arts and the Mentalist PSA which may come at a later time if I get requests) is listed under the skill. You must uncheck the "Hide Subskills" box under the primary skill. This will then show all related subskills. Subskills that need to be rolled have a Roll button and will ask a series of questions. Once these questions are answered the results will be rolled and shown on the right.

Some skills are rolled secretly and the GM will see the results while the player will only see his chance (the exception to this is identify robot which would give away the robot's level. All skills also will ask for a misc. modifier in which you can adjust the percentage chance based on a variety of outside factors).

Robot subskills need an active robot to target. If there is none - simply create a base robot and give it a level. The medical subskills will need a target (patient) - again simply pick anyone if the patient is available on the screen.

All skills are based on the Alpha Dawn written rules, Knight Hawks rules, or the digital rules for the mentalist.


This is where you will be for most of your combat. You can have a total of 4 range weapons listed and 2 melee weapons. Martial arts or unarmed combat has it's own area. 3 of the range weapons and 1 of the melee weapons are hidden but will expand into view if needed.


Range weapons 1st row includes a damage (x per D10), ROF (Rate of Fire), the weapon's defense, Skill that it uses, Ammo type (Clips or SEU Pool), APS (Ammo per shot - used mostly for bursts and energy weapons), clip count (current / max) and SEU amount. You cannot change SEU count within the range or melee weapon area (it is done in the energy record area).

The second row lists the macro type (explain below), blast radius in meters, range (by category), it's mass (weight in KG) and Cost. There is also the Fire button that can be dragged down to the bottom of the screen to be used.

The macro button has 5 different ways to use a range weapon: Standard Attack is your standard one off attack with a modern range weapon. If your weapon has stun capability the Range Stun Attack macro allows you to use the stun setting. If your weapon is a grenade, mortar or grenade rifle you would choose the grenade attack macro. If your weapon is being fired in burst mode (10 rounds) then you need to change the APS to 10 and use this setting. This is the only attack that doesn't choose targets - instead you just enter the number of targets and it will do the rest of the calculations. The last setting is the primitive attack setting and this is for bows, crossbows and other "primitive weapons"

For grenades you can put 0 on the damage (such as a Doze or Tangler grenade)


The first part of this section is the Unarmed Attack. This will list the damage (based on Power or finesse), and put down the attack score and total attack score. By choosing power or finesse this will change depending on your Strength or Dexterity scores. The ATT button then rolls that attack.

The Melee section has all the similar columns as the range weapons with these exceptions: DMG BNS (is the amount of damage based on finesse or power that is chosen), POWER drop down box allows you to choose whether you use an SEU clip or the SEU pool or if the weapon doesn't have power.

On the 2nd row of the melee weapon you have 2 macros: Standard Attack or Melee Stun Attack which can be used if your weapon has a stun setting. You choose either power or finesse attack options, add any weapon mod bonus and the chance to hit will be listed under TOTAL. This will be modified based on what Melee style (power or finesse) you go with. Click on the attack button to make the attack.


The first part of this section is the screens. You must put the type of screen and whether it is on or off to get the protection to show the correct amount. The SEU is also listed but is based on the SEU Pool.

The armor section is where you put your skeinsuits, it's level of protection and the points that the armor has (and its maximum) as well as the protection type (Inertia, Albedo, or Sonic).


The final section is the Energy Record. This section is quite simple. If you have a power backpack or up to 2 power beltpacks you just click the box and the SEU, MASS and COST is automatically populated. It also populates the SEU total section on underneath. The first box is where you subtract the amount of SEU used by either your screens,weapons or misc items.


The gear tab has 2 main sections. Mission gear and commodity gear.


The mission gear is a list of 20 standard items that you can place the #, item mass and cost. The gear mass and cost which is totaled at the bottom multiplies the amount based on the #. For example if you have 4 laser pistols - the mass and cost will be multiplied by 4. Weapons and Energy systems will automatically populate but defenses and body-comp will need to be manually added.


The commodity gear only lists the #, item and location of that item. If for example you want to keep track of your Biocort and other medical gear within your medkit you can put down 20, biocort, Medkit for example in your commodity gear. If things cost money or weigh anything you an total those up and place them under a section of the Mission gear.


The last section of note is the encumbrance. This will list your carry (which is 1/2 your STR) and MAX carry (which is your strength ability score). The gravity level will also affect how much your items weigh (0.5 to 1.5). Gravity 1.0 is the standard earth gravity. It's important to note that this DIRECTLY AFFECTS THE TOTAL MASS field and not your Carry or Max totals.



The occupation tab is a role-playing element that I took from the Knight Hawks game. It lists your occupation, rank, employer type and employer name. It also lists previous missions that you can list as you accomplish missions.


The mission profile is the CURRENT mission you are on. It lists the mission description, employer, your position within the team, base mission pay and a repeatable section for mission or position objectives.



This area lists the name or identification of the robot, it's frame (standard, heavy duty, anthropomorphic), robot type, cost and it's level. It also lists it's movement speed base on the robot type description. It shows total move and hourly rate. This movement doesn't include hover, rotor, or rocket modifications.


Just like in the character tab this lists the ability score TOTALS. If you want to modify the base scores that needs to be done in the Ability Scores tab. It has the IM and PS tab just like in the character's tab but replaces RW, FMW, PMW with ATTACK which is 30% + 10% +per level.


This lists the robot's current STA, it's critical damage and any effects the robot may have that could affect its ability scores.


This is different than the energy record in the combat tab. This lists the robot's primary power (Type 1 to type 4 parabattery), a backup power source and gives an open energy device spot to list other types of energy. The total of this energy record is listed below. Robots can have backpacks and beltpacks like a character and the total of this energy record and the one in the COMBAT tab are added together in the COMBAT tab.

The last portion of this section is the SEU USE per hour which is the SEU cost that the robot expends when it is on. It then lists the number of hours the robot can function with the current energy level.


The open modification section is where you list any modifications such as modified movement or extra limbs, et.


The open modification section is where you list any modifications such as modified movement or extra limbs, et.



This section lists the creature's name, its type (carnivore, vermin, etc.), which planet is native to them and the size of the creature (Tiny to Giant). It also lists the movement speeds which are based on the rulebook.


These are both the same as in the Character Tab


This section lists the 3 primary fields: Special Defenses, Special Attacks and Ecology Notes. This is used by the GM (Referee) to describe what the creature can do both in attack, defense and general creature notes that are not listed in other sections. There is also a special macro section under the special defense and special attack that can be entered in. Then press the button to activate the macro.