Sometimes with a one-shot or a series of murderhobo sessions I’ll just grab a notepad and write down name, race, class, level, AC, hp, and Dexterity, and maybe pertinent detection abilities/skills if I roll them secretly. But for campaign play, you are going to want to keep those records, and something more fully fleshed such as the above becomes necessary.
|A quick-and-dirty murderhobo character list.|
Names have been omitted to spare the guilty...
And if you are running a multi-session adventure module, this will be essential for each subsequent session, to pick up and run from where you left off. This information should be kept in chronological order, later to be dispensed out to the various locations where the permanent campaign record is kept (see below). A simple notepad works for this kind of record keeping, or, if you have a good tablet or laptop and you are a quick and efficient typist, whatever notepad or word processing system you have available.
Hex 1342: Bonebreaker Gnoll Clan, lives in abandoned dwarf mine. 1 Gnoll Chief (magic +1 battle axe), 12 Men, 14 Women, 17 Young. Treasure in sacks totals 1,320 cp, 452 sp, 5 gems (10 gp each).
Hex 1342: Abandoned Dwarf Mine, formerly home to the Bonebreaker Gnoll Clan.April 5, 4322: The Brotherhood of the Burning Torch raided the then-resident Bonebreaker Gnoll Clan, slew 1 Gnoll Chief (his magic +1 battle axe went to Bombur the Mighty) and 12 Gnoll Men. 6 Gnoll Women were slain, 8 Gnoll Women and 17 Young were put into the care of the Temple of Law in Grandtown for conversion. Party recovered treasure in sacks totaling 452 sp and 5 gems (10 gp each). Thurn the Thrifty (N male Human Thief 3) perished in the battle and was buried in the depths of the mine with his equipment plus 1,320 cp found with the treasure of the gnolls.