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Re: 1st edition AD&D files questio

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  • karianna03
    There is an existing code Freq (6.0 series on the Roadmap) to do the Basic and Advanced boxed sets (you know the really old ones). In all honesty that s the
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 26, 2006
      There is an existing code Freq (6.0 series on the Roadmap) to do the
      Basic and Advanced boxed sets (you know the really old ones). In all
      honesty that's the soonest we'd even look @ implementing 1st or 2nd ed
      rules.

      K

      --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, "Tir Gwaith" <Tir.Gwaith@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Logic wise, currently, PCGen assumes that all classes have the same XP
      > > requirements, it assumes open ended Armor Class and doesn't handle
      the way
      > > 1st Ed THAC0 was calculated (which repeated numbers). I'm sure
      there's a way
      > > to hack around each of those, but it's a big enough effort that,
      given that
      > > it couldn't be distributed anyway due to copyright, I don't think
      anyone's
      > > spent much time on it.
      >
      > Actually as an aside (I'm not disagreeing here), I spent a number of
      > hours on it, back in the 1.x phases. Didn't work so well, so I moved
      > on. Came back to PCGen after having later fallen in love with 3.0
      > (mostly because of the removal ot THAC0).
      >
      > PCGen wasn't nearly as flexible as it was then, and the repeating
      > numbers can probably be done with a good formula, but I tend to avoid
      > going back. Keeps game rules in my brain somewhat straight. I keep
      > enough different house rules, core rules, expansions, etc. that I use
      > on a semi-regular basis. Don't need to compound that with others that
      > I don't...
      >
      > --
      > Tir Gwaith
      > PCGen LST Chimp
      >
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