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Re: [PCGenListFileHelp] Archetypes: how to?

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  • Doug Limmer
    I see that now. I thought I looked there before, but maybe I was looking on the Abilities File instead of the Class File. Thanks! DS/DL ... [Non-text portions
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 25, 2011
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      I see that now. I thought I looked there before, but maybe I was
      looking on the Abilities File instead of the Class File.

      Thanks!

      DS/DL

      On 7/25/2011 6:46 PM, Andrew wrote:
      >
      > Hi,
      >
      > Okay, the Archetype Selected by the User is the Master Ability - It
      > has the CATEGORY:Archetype,
      > along with "TYPEs" that it will be replacing.
      >
      > In the Class File, you'll see abilities with
      >
      > ABILITY:Special Ability|AUTOMATIC|Fighter Deal
      > 1|!PREABILITY:1,CATEGORY=Archetype,TYPE.FighterDeal1
      >
      > The Archetype selected has that TYPE and therefore nullifies the Class
      > Granted Ability and replaces
      > it with it's own.
      >
      > That's a really basic overview. If you're encountering more issues,
      > let me know. I can give a more
      > detailed version if it's needed.
      >
      > Cheers,
      >
      > On 7/25/2011 3:41 PM, distant_scholar wrote:
      > > For Pathfinder, of course.
      > >
      > > I've been looking over the examples in the APG data, but I still
      > can't quite get how archetypes are coded up. In particular, I'm not
      > seeing how a class loses abilities when an archetype is chosen. (And
      > the Bard has extra data that other classes don't get.)
      > >
      > >
      > >
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