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Re: [pcgen] Re: Forgotten Realms data using Pathfinder Core Rules

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  • Andrew
    Hi LCM, Asking for converted files is on the naughty list around here. That s a sure fire way to summon moderator monkeys. Enjoy the reading and don t forget
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      Hi LCM,

      Asking for converted files is on the "naughty list" around here. That's a sure fire way to summon
      moderator monkeys. Enjoy the reading and don't forget about the pcgen videos.


      Cheers,

      On 8/21/2013 9:34 AM, lcmgamer wrote:
      > Hi Andrew!
      >
      > Yeah, I'm pretty interested on learning the inner workings of the data files. I like the power customization gives me and that's the main reason I didn't asked for converted files in my OP.
      > Its going better than I expected, but I'm yet to convert the really complex files like races, kits and classes. The kits file from CMPs FR implementation gave errors in almost every line when I tried to convert it... :D I'm pretty sure I will have to build it from scratch.
      >
      > I feel that now is the time to take a break on LST crunshing and start reading the documentation. One of the things I loved is that the bundled datasets are all there in clear text, ready to be devoured by my hungry eyes.
      >
      > LCM
      >
      > --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, Andrew <drew0500@...> wrote:
      >>
      >> Hi LCMGamer,
      >>
      >> No this is definitely not a new issue. Quite honestly we still have people pop on asking to upgrade
      >> their personal sets both CMP and homebrew. I've spent many an hour coaching people on upgrading, or
      >> making their own versions.
      >>
      >> Well, Paul covered the basics. I'll add a few more...
      >>
      >> Entice a data monkey to help with harder items - usually they hang out on the pcgen file list help
      >> group. They can be a skittish bunch so don't hit them with more than one problem per post, otherwise
      >> you'll be waiting for one of the older slow ones (Like me) to respond.
      >>
      >> Become a master Data Monkey with years of insightful knowledge... Oh wait, that might take a bit too
      >> long. Seriously, learning the LST Code isn't too hard. Paul already listed the NEW videos I put
      >> together with the new user in mind, which compliments the documentation. I like the philosophy of
      >> teach a man to fish. Plus, if you can lst code, then you might donate time and sets to pcgen. (Ones
      >> we're allowed to make and use of course). If you find the videos helpful and want to have more let
      >> me know. I can toss a couple together each week. Gotta get the wife and kids out of the house to
      >> avoid frequent interruptions.
      >>
      >> Cheers,
      >>
      >> Andrew (Admin SB)
      >>
      >> On 8/19/2013 1:55 PM, lcmgamer wrote:
      >>> Hi all. I'm new in the group and also a new pcgen user.
      >>> My actual tabletop group plays the FR setting under the Pathfinder ruleset. When using PCGen, we wanted to create chars using some data from the FR setting (deities, regional feats and skills and regional languages), but using Pathfinder rules for everything else.
      >>>
      >>> I installed Pathfinder 6.0.1 but was unable to find any FR sources and after some research I learned that there's no such thing anymore bundled with PCGen. I also came to know CMP, but theres all those conversion problems involved, and the fact that I cannot buy it anymore.
      >>>
      >>> Since I dont think my problem is knew, I wanted to ask you guys whats the best approach to solve my problem. With my limited knowledge about pcgen, I think the best course of action to me is to create a homebrew dataset and include these options myself. But I will love to learn your opinions about it first.
      >>>
      >>> Thank you in advance for your time.
      >>> LCMGamer
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
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      >>>
      >>> Related Lists
      >>> PCGen's release site: http://pcgen.sourceforge.net
      >>> PCGen's Mailing Lists and Links: http://wiki.pcgen.org/Mailing_Lists_and_PCGen_Links
      >>> PCGen's alpha build: http://pcgen.sourceforge.net/07_autobuilds.php
      >>> PCGen's JIRA Tracker: http://jira.pcgen.org
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> PCGen List File Help: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/PCGenListFileHelp/
      >>> (for assistance in creating new homebrew or official list files)
      >>>
      >>> PCGen Experimental: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/pcgen_experimental/
      >>> (for new official data source development)
      >>> Yahoo! Groups Links
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>
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      > Related Lists
      > PCGen's release site: http://pcgen.sourceforge.net
      > PCGen's Mailing Lists and Links: http://wiki.pcgen.org/Mailing_Lists_and_PCGen_Links
      > PCGen's alpha build: http://pcgen.sourceforge.net/07_autobuilds.php
      > PCGen's JIRA Tracker: http://jira.pcgen.org
      >
      >
      > PCGen List File Help: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/PCGenListFileHelp/
      > (for assistance in creating new homebrew or official list files)
      >
      > PCGen Experimental: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/pcgen_experimental/
      > (for new official data source development)
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
      >
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