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RE: [PCGenListFileHelp] Need Help with LST file for CMP data and 5.14.1

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  • David Jurgens
    Thanks Andrew and Ainvar. I will try these out. David From: PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com [mailto:PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Andrew
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 6, 2010
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      Thanks Andrew and Ainvar. I will try these out.



      David



      From: PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com
      [mailto:PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Andrew Maitland
      Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 2010 5:49 PM
      To: PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [PCGenListFileHelp] Need Help with LST file for CMP data and
      5.14.1





      Ah ha

      I see the issue

      PREDEITY needs to be !PREDEITY



      ________________________________
      From: Andrew Maitland <drew0500@... <mailto:drew0500%40yahoo.com> >
      To: PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com
      <mailto:PCGenListFileHelp%40yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tue, April 6, 2010 3:33:50 PM
      Subject: Re: [PCGenListFileHelp] Need Help with LST file for CMP data and
      5.14.1

      Wow, 5.14...

      Okay, in theory what you have should be working with my cursory glance.

      I think Ability works in 5.14 so here is how I'd code it

      Move the BONUS:VAR|NegLevels deal into an ability called

      NegativeLevels
      TYPE:Internal
      CATEGORY:Special Ability
      Place the Bonus Var and remove all the PREMULT

      In your equipment
      ABILITY:Special
      Ability|VIRTUAL|NegativeLevels|PREMULT:1,[!PREALIGN:1,NG],[PREDEITY:x,y,y
      etc]

      Beyond that, make sure the Deity Names match.

      -
      Andrew

      ________________________________
      From: David Jurgens <djurgens@... <mailto:djurgens%40swbell.net> >
      To: PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com
      <mailto:PCGenListFileHelp%40yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tue, April 6, 2010 2:23:48 PM
      Subject: [PCGenListFileHelp] Need Help with LST file for CMP data and 5.14.1

      Greetings,

      This question is for an older version of PCGen, (5.14.1), using CMP
      datasets. I will do my best to ask this question in a generic sense.

      There is a wondrous item that is a belt that grants +2 natural armor and +4
      enhancement to strength to the wearer. Each belt has a deity on it and
      anyone that does not follow that deity or is not of that deity's alignment
      gains a negative level.

      Here is how it is coded with new lines as tabs:

      Priestly Belt (NG)

      TYPE:Wondrous.Belt

      COST:40000

      WT:1

      SOURCELONG:

      SOURCESHORT:

      SOURCEPAGE:p.154

      VFEAT:Negative Levels

      BONUS:COMBAT|AC|2|TYPE=NaturalArmor

      BONUS:STAT|STR|4|TYPE=Enhancment

      BONUS:VAR|NegLevels|1|PREMULT:1,[!PREALIGN:NG],[PREDEITY:1,(comma separated
      list of NG deities)]

      When my NG good cleric of one of the deities in the above list equips the
      belt, PCGen is giving the character 1 negative level. Can anyone see what
      might be the problem?

      I know that I should be using a higher version of PCGen but I own all the
      CMP datasets and do not want to re-code them. Even with Barak's 5.12->5.14
      converter, there are too many errors to fix before I can use the built-in
      converter in 5.16.

      Anyway, if someone can see a problem or has experience with this issue using
      5.14 and CMP data, please let me know what might be wrong.

      Thanks,

      David

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