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  • Frank
    Thank you. I was not aware of it, but I found it as you suggested and will do so! ... you ... to ... since. ... said ... but ... subrace, ... changes. ...
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 26, 2007
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      Thank you.

      I was not aware of it, but I found it as you suggested and will do so!

      :)

      --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, "Martijn Verburg" <martijnverburg@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Hi there,
      >
      > Sounds like you're pretty close! To get the quickest response, I
      > would post this question on our PCGenLSTFileHelp group, all of the
      > experts tend to hang out over there :)
      >
      > K
      >
      > --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, "Frank" <soulkeeper@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Not really sure if I am allowed to speak on this, but I assure
      you
      > > the data in question as legally purchased back when CMP was able
      to
      > > sell it. Therefore....
      > >
      > > I have a list of old 5.8.1 datasets for CMP.
      > >
      > > I am editing them now to add certain data that was released
      since.
      > > Much has gone as I wanted but I found one that did not.
      > >
      > > For example, my old dataset has a race called "Shifter". Taking
      said
      > > race gives you all the cool stats and benefits, feats and so on,
      but
      > > also prompts you to select a "type" of shifter. Longtooth,
      > > razorclow, etc.
      > >
      > > All good and dandy.
      > >
      > > In my world, Shifter by itself is not a race, we allow for a
      subrace,
      > > such as:
      > >
      > > Shifter (Dwarf)
      > > Shifter (Human)
      > > Shifter (Elf)
      > >
      > > I see this is done on other races like Dwarf (Deep) and such...
      > >
      > > I made all the needed racial adjustments to the file, copied each
      > > over individually and adjusted them for their own specific
      changes.
      > >
      > > The problem is, in doing this *everything* as far as stat
      adjustments
      > > and racial bonues work, except the feats an d the type prompt
      never
      > > appear. Obviously a key item is missed.
      > >
      > > I looked at feats and I was how they are listed. Do I need to
      then
      > > make 6 copies of each feat and list them for each race, or is
      there a
      > > way to make a feat to say, Shifter (anything) links to this?
      > >
      > > Hopefully this makes sense.
      > >
      > > Thanks.
      > >
      >
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