Re: SPELLPOINTCOST tag?
- Hi all,
If this is an incomplete tag then we should raise a doc freq to note that and then perhaps a code bug to remove it, does that sound reasonable?
--- In email@example.com, Andrew Maitland <drew0500@...> wrote:
> On 2/10/2010 8:45 PM, Eddy Anthony wrote:
> > Tir Gwaith scribed:
> >> Hi,
> >> I'm finally getting some time to knock out some Prettylst trackers;
> >> updating it for use with 6.0... I've come across a tracker for a tag
> >> that is apparently missing from any sort of documentation.
> >> Does this tag exist? If so, where is it used, and what is the syntax?
> >> We need to get this in the docs, and I need to know those to include
> >> in PL.
> >> SPELLPOINTCOST
> >> My PL tracker:
> >> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=1946002&group_id=25576&atid=7
> >> 50093
> >> --
> >> Tir Gwaith
> >> PCGen LST Chimp
> > The tag does exist, we have two instances of it in our data:
> > /pcgen/data/alpha/en_publishing/elements_of_magic_revised/eomr_spells.lst
> > > From my understanding it was meant to support the spell system in this
> > source which is very different from the standard d20 system.
> > Instead of whole spells casters learn lists which they can then combine into
> > custom spells, each part has a cost (which SPELLPOINTCOST is meant to track)
> > and if you had the points to cast the spell you could.
> > Joe Frazier originally coded the set and I believe he also coded the tag, I
> > did the data review and got the set into the release.
> > I'm not sure what the intent was with this tag, seems unnecessary since you
> > can create the spells on the fly at the table. There is also no way to
> > construct custom spells in this manor in the PCGen GUI, you'd need to edit
> > the text file to do it. To top it all off the tag doesn't really do anything
> > but hold a value, you can't do anything with it though, it doesn't display
> > in the GUI and I don't think it has an OS token (though I don't know how to
> > check for that).
> > In short it seems an unfinished project, we should ping Joe about it. I
> > think we lost him to the MapTools project :-(
> We did lose him to Maptools and 4e.
> He actually had an OS sheet, one of which I have lying around here
> somewhere, where it showed the value of the spell, so it has some OS
> But yes, the rest of the project for the BONUS and such has gone into
> limbo at this point since Joe lost interest in Elements of Magic and got
> hooked into 4e. (He was coding what his group was playing, so when they
> shifted focus to 4e, that's when he abandoned the project).
> Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
> Admin Silverback, PCGen Board of Directors
> Data Chimp, Docs Tamarin
> Unique Title "Quick-Silverback Tracker Monkey"
- On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 8:13 PM, karianna03 <martijnverburg@...> wrote:
> Hi all,Not an incomplete tag, since ppl have seen OS examples with it. We
> If this is an incomplete tag then we should raise a doc freq to note that and then perhaps a code bug to remove it, does that sound reasonable?
just need to (figure out how it works and) document it. I sent Joe an
email requesting info.. :)
PCGen LST Chimp
- Hi Folks!
There is a doc tracker for tis tag (1968269). There is some info in
the tracker that I cobled together but its never been confirmed and I
could never get anything from Joe on it. I have reassigned the tracker
to myself and can add it to the docs if someone can confirm the
Eric C. Smith
On Feb 15, 2010, at 9:31 PM, Tir Gwaith wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 8:13 PM, karianna03
> <martijnverburg@...> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> If this is an incomplete tag then we should raise a doc freq to
>> note that and then perhaps a code bug to remove it, does that sound
> Not an incomplete tag, since ppl have seen OS examples with it. We
> just need to (figure out how it works and) document it. I sent Joe an
> email requesting info.. :)
> Tir Gwaith
> PCGen LST Chimp