Re: PCGen v5.16.0 Released!
- Hi all,
Well this is a great day for PCGen!
I'd like to personally thank the entire team for the incredible amounts of hard work that they've put in for this release.
I'd also like to thank _you_, the community for the amazing feedback that you've given us in the Alpha, Beta and RC stages of this release. We couldn't have done it without you.
Now please make those SF servers suffer by downloading 5.16.0 today!
One very happy Chair Monkey!
> PCGen, already the worlds most flexible d20 character generation
> and maintenance software, just got better as the PCGen Team
> releases PCGen v5.16.0!
> Download your free copy of PCGen here:
> Version 5.16.0 is PCGen's latest stable release and brings to the
> PCGen community some great new features, the two biggest being the
> Automated Data Converter and full support for Paizo's Pathfinder RPG
> Beta Playtest edition.
> The Automated Data Converter is a separate program that will take any
> data set, written in clean v5.14.1 syntax, and translate it to the
> latest syntax. This will make updating homebrew data sets easier, in
> turn making it easier for the PCGen user base to move to the latest
> version of PCGen. Users with older data sets won't be able to use the
> data converter but there are other tools to assist in the conversion
> of the older sets. More information can be found at http://
> One of the major goals of this release was to bring to PCGen full
> support for Paizo's Pathfinder RPG Beta Playtest Edition and the
> PCGen team is proud to say that goal has been achieved! PCGen Users
> can now create and maintain characters for the Pathfinder RPG. Simply
> launch PCGen v5.16.0 and under the "Setting" menu change the
> "GameMode" to "Pathfinder" and your ready to load the Pathfinder RPG
> Bete Playtest data set. The PCGen code base supports the full set of
> rules constructs and the data set supporting the Pathfinder RPG rules
> is a strong Alpha.
> In addition to the new Pathfinder RPG Beta Playtest data set, the
> PCGen team has added 31 other new data sets. Among these new data
> sets are the first three Pathfinder Adventure Paths from Paizo
> Publishing Inc., Rise of the Runelords, Curse of the Crimson Throne,
> and Second Darkness.
> To see the full list of improvements check out the release notes here:
> PCGen is an RPG character generator and maintenance program (d20
> systems). All datafiles are ASCII text files so they can be modified
> by users for their own campaigns. For more information about PCGen,
> join us at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/pcgen/ or visit our website
> at http://pcgen.sourceforge.net and wiki at http://www.pcgen-test.org/
> This software uses trademarks and/or copyrights owned by Paizo
> Publishing, LLC, which are used under Paizo's Community Use Policy.
> We are expressly prohibited from charging you to use or access this
> content. This software is not published, endorsed, or specifically
> approved by Paizo Publishing. For more information about Paizo's
> Community Use Policy, please visit paizo.com/communityuse. For more
> information about Paizo Publishing and Paizo products, please visit