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Re: [PCGenListFileHelp] Adding races

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  • Andrew
    Hi, For further reading: PCGen Online Documentation: http://www.pcgen-test.org/autobuilds/pcgen-docs/index.html Race Lesson Files:
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 20, 2013

      For further reading:

      PCGen Online Documentation:


      Race Lesson Files:





      On 2/20/2013 8:58 AM, Andrew wrote:
      > Hi,
      > I'm responding directly to you, since your message was sent to a Moderator Only posting group
      > (ListFileClass is for Data Monkeys to give 'Classes'). I've taken your message and am sending it to
      > the correct group and answering your question at the same time.
      > Depending on the version of PCGen would determine whether you had access to the In-Built LST Editor.
      > That is by far the easier method for a person new to PCGen. However, Version 6.0 doesn't have the
      > In-Built Editors due to a rebuild effort underway to make it more intuitive and smarter for the
      > end-user.
      > The Method our data team does is a sure-fire method. It requires a Text Editor (Our Wiki houses a
      > list of Editors - wiki.pcgen.org look under Content and then under Data Team for all the tools and
      > tips/tricks of the data team).
      > Once you have a text editor, I'd recommend checking out the Documentation, we do have a LST File
      > Class on Race Entry.
      > After that, it's a matter of either using the custom data set we've made available for new users, or
      > making your own data set with at least a pcc file, and the lst files you'll want/need.
      > For PCGen, a race is a single line affair, though you can set the option (6.0+) to allow a
      > multi-line set up.
      > As an example: (Each indent represents a TABSPACE)
      > RaceName
      > SIZE:M
      > FACE:5
      > REACH:5
      > STARTFEATS:1
      > BONUS:STAT|STR|2
      > BONUS:STAT|CHA|-2
      > BONUS:COMBAT|AC|1|TYPE=NaturalArmor
      > ABILITY:Special Ability|AUTOMATIC|My Race Ability One
      > (Note: Each Ability will need an entry in an Ability File or you'll have unconstructed references)
      > RACETYPE:Humanoid
      > RACESUBTYPE:Primitive
      > SOURCEPAGE:custom
      > That's a basic race, so RaceName is a Medium Humanoid (Primitive), with a +2 to Strength, -2 to
      > Charisma, a tougher skin grants them a +1 AC bonus to Natural Armor; they have a race ability called
      > 'My Race Ability One' along with a normal Reach of 5'.
      > Hope that helps. Any questions, don't hesitate to ask.
      > Cheers,
      > FROM: rueschk@...
      > DATE: Wed, 20 Feb 2013 16:38:00 -0000
      > SUBJECT: Adding races
      > I'm new on these boards and I'm having trouble finding my
      > way around. Can someone point me to a very basic breakdown
      > of how to add custom races to pcgen?

      Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
      Admin Silverback - PCGen Board of Directors
      Data 2nd, Docs Tamarin, OS Lemur
      Unique Title "Quick-Silverback Tracker Monkey"
      Unique Title "The Torturer of PCGen"

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