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Re: my pen and paper role playing game comments welcom

Post by Cloud » December 20th, 2009, 9:55 pm

OpenOffice has the advantage of compatibility with both Microsoft and Open Source file extensions. The only reason I use Microsoft Office these days is because I've got a free version of MS Office 95. However with a bit of know-how (took me under a week to learn enough to write a proper document) LaTeX (pronounced: Lay-Tech) is the best for writing PDF documents. All free, mainly for UNIX, but there is a Microsoft compatible version called MikTeX.
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Post by dipseydoodle » December 21st, 2009, 8:48 pm

i think i'll stick with apple works and office for now, does anybody know of a free rpg maker under gpl that i could use
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Post by i_like_cheese » January 2nd, 2010, 1:51 pm

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Post by Thanatos » January 2nd, 2010, 3:07 pm

Kalajel wrote:
Thanatos wrote:Or - much cheaper - OpenOffice.
Yeah, that I wouldn't know; I've been looking for the version of OpenOffice that works on Mac OSX 10.3.9 (IIRC it's 2.1.0 or 2.2.0), and it's nowhere to be found on the internet… :(
Well, the OpenOffice download site says otherwise.
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Post by dipseydoodle » January 2nd, 2010, 3:30 pm

i tried rpg maker vx a few months ago and it cost 60$ :lol2:

it isn't under gpl
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Post by Zerovirus » January 2nd, 2010, 11:03 pm

I in no way advocate torrenting it illegally it like I many others have done. :P

I actually deleted it after I found that there weren't enough custom tilesets out on the interwebs to suit me.

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Post by Kalajel » January 3rd, 2010, 2:26 am

Thanatos wrote:Well, the OpenOffice download site says otherwise.
Hmm, well looks like version 2.4 works for me… Althoug I'm having problems starting it up; I'm currently looking at the FAQs and troubleshooting pages…

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What OS are you on:?:
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Post by Kalajel » January 3rd, 2010, 5:50 pm

Mac OSX 10.3.9

Edit: oh and before you ask, yes I do have X11 installed…

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Your avatar is looking at mine....
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Post by dipseydoodle » January 4th, 2010, 6:50 pm

yeah i just got offfice i while ago to bad it needs X-11 kalejel i have it but i hate to use it cause it messes up my screen thanks anyway, i will never use rpg maker VX and i hate pirate ware, mabey i'll be ablee to find something on sourceforge?
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Post by dipseydoodle » January 5th, 2010, 7:18 pm

here is a simple list of items races and weapons and stuff for my fantasy rpg
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Post by Zerovirus » January 6th, 2010, 3:06 am

Emphasis on simple, eh?

Alright. What do these elemental runes do? Do you have any plans for the setting? Economy? Political and social values? That sort of thing, done well, is the sign of a truly good tabletop rpg system.

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Post by Maeglin Dubh » January 6th, 2010, 2:41 pm

Read This.
Now read this.

And if you really want to use the D6 system (not saying you shouldn't) give this a try.
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Post by dipseydoodle » January 6th, 2010, 5:45 pm

the runes have elemental powers they may be used to do certain things wich will be explained in my rune sheet when i make it sometime today
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