March 2017 Newsletter

The last month has been filled with announcements, bug fixes, and releases for both Hero Lab and Realm Works. It’s also seen a fair number of changes for the company as a whole, including the loss of employees. As such, we are looking to fill two immediate positions! If you love Hero Lab and Realm Works, and are interested in working with the stellar team here at Lone Wolf, we encourage you to check out the following  job opportunities:

Veteran Web UI/Front-End Application Developer (#1701) – We’re seeking an experienced web application developer with proven ability in all aspects of web front-end development to join our team. The right candidate will play a pivotal role in the evolution of Hero Lab, spearheading work on the next generation of our software.

Data Entry Specialist (#1702) Lone Wolf Development is seeking a data entry specialist with knowledge of role-playing games, especially as a game master. The candidate will play an active role in bringing adventures, settings, and other content from some of the biggest and best companies in the role-playing games industry to our Realm Works product and its users.

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  • If you haven’t heard yet, we’re making a few changes to Hero Lab you’ll want to read up on in our post titled Hero Lab Price Changes. You can expect the price changes to take affect towards the end of the month along with a few bundle rearrangements that will hopeful make our packages easier to navigate.
  • Don’t forget, we’ve made changes to the system requirements for iPad, Windows, and Mac users per our previous announcement.

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  • Looking for Pathfinder bug fixes, enhancements, and data file authoring changes? You can read all about those on our forums!
  • To read the full Pathfinder RPG update please go here.

2017 Pathfinder RPG Bundle is Here

The 2017 Bundle includes all the official Pathfinder rulebook packages we’ll be releasing during 2017, including Bestiary 6, the Adventurer’s Guide, the Player Companion #26 package, and any future Player Companion packages that are released this year. This is the ultimate bundle of convenience for Pathfinder fans! You can pick it up now in our store for just $84.99 and have the luxury of simply downloading data packages as they’re released!

For those wishing to hone their mental abilities, we recommend picking up the Psychic Anthology to unlock the hidden powers of the mind! Ready for war? Head into the Lands of Conflict, where there’s plenty of battles for everyone along with some useful items for the Ironfang Invasion Adventure Path!

As we all know, adventure is not limited to forbidding dungeons and grimy back alleys; sometimes the greatest risks and rewards are found in the gleaming halls of queens and emperors. Heroes of the High Court presents everything you need to take your escapades into the royal courts and noble houses of Golarion while completing our Companion #25 bundle. You can pick up Heroes of the High Court, Paths of the Righteous, and the Healer’s Handbook in our store for just $4.99!

And finally, the Strange Aeons Adventure Path comes to a stunning conclusion in Black Stars Beckon. Chapter 1 -6 of the adventure path is available now in the Strange Aeons package for only $24.99 and includes everything you’ll need to run encounters for your game! After you grab the encounter package be sure to check with our friends at Syrinscape for the In search of Sanity SoundPack! These fun audio files grant you an amazing audio solution when playing Strange Aeons. All the preparation is done for you and every sound you’ll need is right at your fingertips.

  • To read the full Shadowrun update, please go here.
  • If you’re curious about bug fixes and enhancements you can read up on them in our forums.

Greetings runners! The Shadowrun Sourcebook Bundle #3 is available now for Hero Lab, and includes content from three new books! Take the more subtle approach with Cutting Aces as you obtain new qualities, abilities, and gear to help you hide in plain sight, or grab everything you need to immerse yourself in city activities with Shadows in Focus: San Francisco and Shadows in Focus: Metropole. You can grab all three for just $9.99 until months end! 

 

  • 5th Edition Hero lab version 2.2 is available now! Be sure to update if you haven’t already and check out our 5th edition data packages while you’re at it!
  • Looking for a list of bug fixes and enhancements? You can find those here.

Welcome TPK games! Total Party Kill joins Hero Lab with their popular book Fifth Edition Feats! This source book is packed with over 150 feats to add to your 5th Edition games and significantly enhances the amount of core feats available, allowing you a greater depth for your characters and perhaps even adversaries. You can pick it up in our store for just $5.99!

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Free content has arrived! As we’re sure you’re aware from the plethora of recent releases, we’ve been working as fast as possible to shore up the new import/export capabilities. Users have found inventive ways of leveraging import/export that we simply did not anticipate, and naturally there have been a few bugs to exterminate as well. The wait is over and we’re excited to provide you with three free downloads to explore in Realm Works!

Each of these items is provided as a file that you can download and import into any of your realms, using the standard process outlined in our “Importing Your Content” article. Pixies on Parade has been added for all our D&D 5th Edition fans. Streets of Zobeck will be along soon, it requires an extra security step we are skipping right now to get the free content to you as soon as possible! 

We are now stepping into Phase Three of our previously outlined plan and will be hard at work over the next few weeks making sure our security measures are in place so we can begin delivering  secured content to Kickstarter backers. From there we will enter the final phase of bringing the Content Market online! You can read more about our plans, and grab your free content, here!

Don’t forget, if you’re curious how import/export works, or want to learn about other features, we recommend you check out our new article series titled Designer’s Diary. These helpful articles will be an ongoing series that aid you in making the most of your Realm works content. Article four Game-Specific Content Structures is available now!


Our friends at Mesa Mundi Inc.-the makers of D20 Pro-are hard at work on a brand new project called the World Engine! World Engine lets you seamlessly combine freehand drawing and tile-based painting tools. The application runs in your browser on virtually any device, and because World Engine is designed from scratch for touch, all its capabilities are being optimized with touch and stylus in mind.

Creating great looking maps for your campaign has never been this simple or fun. Build your maps, export them for print or use inside your favorite virtual tabletop and get playing your game! Check it out!

Don’t forget to connect with us on social media for news and release updates throughout the month!

Until next month – Happy Gaming!

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