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Re: Wand descriptions

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  • FerretDave
    Still havent found a way to get the spell description for a wand or potion to appear, not without .MOD and SPROPing it myself anyway... Can anyone confirm if
    Message 1 of 7 , Oct 10, 2011
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      Still havent found a way to get the spell description for a wand or potion to appear, not without .MOD and SPROPing it myself anyway...
      Can anyone confirm if the spell stuff on the wands/potions is used/displayed anywhere?

      --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, "Chuck" <pcgen2006@...> wrote:
      >
      > As far as I know, the only way to get a "description" in the equipment list is to enter the information into the SPROP field of the item. I believe that the spellname is used to print out the spell in one of the spell pages. I can't check right now, but it should be easy to find out.
      >
      > Chuck
      > OS Chimp
      >
      > --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, "FerretDave" <ferret.griffin@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Greetings,
      > > .. I'd forgotten about this myself!
      > > No, no response on it unfortunately.
      > > I'd still like to get it updated so wand/potion descriptions can be on the OS.
      > >
      > > Cheers
      > > D
      > >
      > > --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, Martijn Verburg <martijnverburg@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Hi Dave,
      > > >
      > > > Did you get an answer for this?
      > > >
      > > > K
      > > >
      > > > On 6 April 2011 23:19, FerretDave <ferret.griffin@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > **
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Greetings,
      > > > > I apologise for firing too many things at once at the board here, bet you
      > > > > cant tell who's preparing for a game? :-)
      > > > >
      > > > > PCGEN 5.16.4, RSRD+homebrew.
      > > > >
      > > > > I have a question on wands - in the rsrd_equip_rodstaffswands.lst, many
      > > > > (presumably all) wands are listed by name, and each has:
      > > > >
      > > > > EQMOD:SPL_CHRG|SPELLNAME[XXXXX]SPELLLEVEL[1]CASTERLEVEL[1]
      > > > >
      > > > > Where XXXXX is the actual spell name.
      > > > >
      > > > > The question is, why? What does that actually do?
      > > > > On the OS I only get the name of the wand, and the number of charges, the
      > > > > EQMOD section doesn't seem to make any difference to the output.
      > > > >
      > > > > Ideally each wand would list the DESC of the actual spell on the OS, so I'd
      > > > > know that my wand of XXX does YYY without having to go searching for the
      > > > > rules.
      > > > > I appreciate however that using the DESC of a spell would need
      > > > > clarification on the CASTERLEVEL for calculations... but the wand already
      > > > > has that info in the EQMOD above, should it be using it? or is this LST file
      > > > > info that is waiting on code/OS updates to allow it to be used?
      > > > >
      > > > > Same comment on potions & scrolls I guess - I'd like every potion & scroll
      > > > > to show the DESC of the related spell.
      > > > >
      > > > > I was about to go through and homebrew up some .MODs to add this info (for
      > > > > the wands/potions currently in use in my games), and finding the above made
      > > > > me think there may already be a method?
      > > > >
      > > > > Cheers
      > > > > Dave
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > > >
      > >
      >
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