+- +-

+-User

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
 
 
 
Forgot your password?

+-Stats ezBlock

Members
Total Members: 144
Latest: G-music
New This Month: 2
New This Week: 0
New Today: 0
Stats
Total Posts: 715
Total Topics: 345
Most Online Today: 7
Most Online Ever: 20
(June 30, 2017, 12:18:50 AM)
Users Online
Members: 0
Guests: 2
Total: 2

Author Topic: Total Newb... but...  (Read 405 times)

Johnny B Evil

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 2
    • View Profile
Total Newb... but...
« on: November 19, 2017, 02:47:52 PM »
Hello,  I've had Hero Lab for years but used it for ShadowRun 4e exclusively years ago.  Is there anyone who can point me in the direction of 'fixes' or 'patches' for Hero Lab for D&D 4e content?  I remember using it years ago, or trying to, for a character (an Arcanist if memory serves) and there were items missing so I abandoned it after emailing Wolf Lair and getting the news that there isn't any new content, etc, etc. 

Or point me at some info on how to use the editor? 

If its covered somewhere, I missed it. 


Charlie

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 34
    • View Profile
Re: Total Newb... but...
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2017, 06:56:27 PM »
Okay, I should remember to check this forum more often. Anyway, my group has been using Hero Lab for D&D 4e for about two years now, so hopefully I can be of some help.

Yes, the 4e files are built in the Authoring Kit, and the Editor can be used to add/fix things.

It's been a while since the 4e files got much in the way of high-end support (the dreaded Real Life seems to have eaten DracusMage, as is the way of things), but I know there are a few of us out there working on them; the only problem is that there's no one to merge all the work into the "official" files.  :(

My group has done bug fixes, mostly as we have come across them, but haven't added much in the way of missing material (except for adding the Zeitgeist Player's Guide material, because that's our current 4e campaign). I know that there's still a lot of stuff that could be done, but it's working well enough for us to use.

If you would like to add our work to the latest download, I put up a zip of our changes at https://1drv.ms/u/s!Ao-luxR6zpeDiHQjodb1oeEw6FPO (no promises, we do our best ;) ). To install you just copy the files in the archive to the Hero Lab 4e user data directory, overwriting the default versions (of course, if you've already edited any of the default files, this will overwrite them as well, so be careful).

As far as Hero Lab Editor resources go, this is my link collection:

This FAQ is meant for Pathfinder, but there's generally useful information in it as well --
http://forums.wolflair.com/showthread.php?t=15524

A primer on Hero Lab scripting --
http://forums.wolflair.com/showthread.php?t=21668

A list of macros usable in Hero Lab --
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1n2a-RlfV6-W4tS_GQR7e4pi8aDIxsEX3gITJEJPgoSM/edit#gid=0

More on where tags/fields/etc. are found in scripts --
http://forums.wolflair.com/showthread.php?t=21663

Bootstrap conditions --
http://forums.wolflair.com/showthread.php?t=47611

Gizmos and how to use them --
http://forums.wolflair.com/showthread.php?t=43341

Hope that helps!

Johnny B Evil

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 2
    • View Profile
Re: Total Newb... but...
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2017, 07:52:48 AM »
This is great, thanks for taking the time to write out a response. 

I will check out those links and download your file.

 

+-Recent Topics

Invoker Damage stats by Charlie
September 08, 2018, 07:55:52 PM

Max hit points by Charlie
September 05, 2018, 10:05:12 PM

I have run into a problem with Power class types by SAbel
August 18, 2018, 11:43:05 PM

Demon Spawn by Charlie
August 18, 2018, 06:51:37 PM

GenCon 2018 by SAbel
August 10, 2018, 01:10:30 AM

War Wizard's Expertise by SAbel
July 14, 2018, 09:26:27 AM

Rhythm Blade by SAbel
July 13, 2018, 11:07:16 PM

Critical hit damage by SAbel
July 05, 2018, 09:28:40 PM

Summoned and companion ect by SAbel
July 05, 2018, 09:26:46 PM

Druids by SAbel
July 05, 2018, 09:24:16 PM

Add the INit modifier for Battle Harness by SAbel
July 05, 2018, 09:19:35 PM

Making Utility Powers? by SAbel
July 01, 2018, 09:12:03 PM

Race Rebuild (All) by SAbel
July 01, 2018, 09:05:34 PM

Hero Lab v8.5 messed up 4e by Charlie
April 30, 2018, 11:03:57 PM

Color for Encounter Powers by Charlie
March 10, 2018, 10:57:11 PM

How to allow resistance show up by Charlie
December 06, 2017, 12:56:04 AM

Total Newb... but... by Johnny B Evil
November 26, 2017, 07:52:48 AM

Feat Valenar Weapon Training by Eldyn
October 13, 2017, 08:53:03 PM

4e license question by Cryptoknight
June 25, 2017, 09:28:29 PM

Remove/increase limit on Temporary Adjustment value? by Fox Lee
June 22, 2017, 07:30:45 PM

Change Attack Ability by dmayhew469
June 15, 2017, 07:57:20 PM

Would somebody like to take this over? by dmayhew469
June 09, 2017, 02:02:12 PM

Inherent Bonuses by dmayhew469
June 09, 2017, 01:59:28 PM

No Class or Race options by rkjanik
June 06, 2017, 01:57:21 AM

Spy by Mckinley
May 25, 2017, 02:06:57 AM

Powered by EzPortal