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Re: [PCGenListFileHelp] Ranger Combat Style problem.

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  • Andrew Maitland
    ... Well, we re improving, but yes, we must work within the limitations of the program. This method is preferable though, since you can change the weapon
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 26, 2009
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      Jason D wrote:
      >> From: Andrew Maitland <drew0500@...>
      >> To: PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com
      >> Sent: Mon, October 26, 2009 4:32:12 PM
      >> Subject: Re: [PCGenListFileHelp] Ranger Combat Style problem.
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      >> In the ability category file make something like this:
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      > <snip code>
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      >>> And there you go. A nice working setup. BTW, CHOOSE must always have a
      >>> MULT to work.
      >>> The reason it's not setup the same as the others is there is a CHOICE
      >>> involved from the player, what weapon, instead of just applying a feat.
      >>> Hence the big difference in looks.
      >>>
      >>> Now, if you wanted those abilities to display on the PDF or Preview
      >>> Sheet, you'd add SpecialQuality OR since they're actually combat
      >>> oriented SpecialAttack to the Type. Also, since you might want to
      >>> indicate whether the ability is being applied based upon the Armor or
      >>> encumbrace you can place the PRExxx tag at the end of a DESC or BENEFIT
      >>> tag with the words BENEFIT:[This Ability Can not be used due to Armor or
      >>> Encumbrance] |PREEQUIP: 1,TYPE=Armor. Medium,TYPE= Armor.Heavy
      >>>
      >>> And that takes care of whether or not the ability should be granted.
      >>>
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      > Thanks Andrew for putting the effort into that for me. I was hoping to find a solution that would allow me to take advantage of the existing feats and keep it more like the existing Ranger combat styles, but as awesome as PCGen is, you can't always find the exact solution that you want. :)
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      Well, we're improving, but yes, we must work within the limitations of
      the program.

      This method is preferable though, since you can change the weapon you're
      using if need be (make a mistake, etc.)

      Again, as long as we can accomplish what you wanted, it's all good.
      > Jason
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