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Hero Lab
Published 12/13/2013 in Lone Wolf Development by colen
Ahoy, fellow Hero Lab users! Two new features will soon be sailing into Port Hero Lab, and we'd like your help swabbing their decks-- er, that is, testing them - before their official release later this month! Without further ado, and with no more nautical language, the new features are: Smaller saved portfolios We spent some time this month looking over the Hero Lab saved file format, and trimmed out a lot of unnecessary content. As a result, portfolios saved in the new version of Hero... more
Hero Lab
Published 12/11/2013 in Lone Wolf Development by Liz
Trying to find the perfect gift for your gamer friend or family member? Give them the gift of Hero Lab! Hero Lab is our award-winning character management software for RPGs. Create new characters (and re-create old ones), manage character evolution, print character sheets, and use your laptop at the game table. Hero Lab can be used with many of your favorite games,... more
Published 12/4/2013 in Lone Wolf Development by Liz
For everyone who's been playing the new Fate Core, we’re excited to announce that the Hero Lab data files are nearing completion! To get some feedback and make sure everything is working well before release, we’ll be releasing a Beta of this new game soon, which you can sign up for here! For those of you who haven’t heard of Fate Core, you should definitely check it out! This multi-award winning RPG from Evil Hat is game setting neutral and incredibly customizable, and will soon be... more
Never heard about Realm Works? Looking for a short overview? Well then this is the video for you! Learn about how Realm Works enables you to immerse your players in the story, build a richer, more vibrant world, and streamline your session prep. You'll have everything you need to transform your games! Learn More Realm Works Overview Immerse Your Players in Your Game Streamline Session Prep Simplify and Shape Your Session Prep Integrate Ready-Made Content Into Your... more
Published 11/26/2013 in Lone Wolf Development by Liz
This update is from Mathias, our Lead Data File Author for the Shadowrun 5 game system. As I'm working on the Shadowrun 5th edition data files, I realize how great it is to be starting from an existing body of work – the SR4 data files. In terms of the programming required, most of the differences between 4th and 5th editions are in dozens of small details, rather than in the broad strokes.  For example, the bonus added to skills by specializations hasn’t changed, but what has... more
Check out the Realm Works tutorial videos! These videos are intended for users that currently have and are using the product, but they're perfect for people that want to see the product in action! To view each video individually, check out the links below: Realm Works Tutorial Video - Welcome Realm Works Tutorial Video - Creating Your World Realm Works Tutorial Video - Connecting Your World Realm Works Tutorial Video - Fog of World Realm Works Tutorial Video - Mapping Your... more
Published 11/19/2013 in Lone Wolf Development by Liz
We'd like to announce that we will be supporting the playtest for the Advanced Classes Guide with a free add-on for everyone with the Pathfinder game system in Hero Lab. We've begun work on it, and we'll get it to you as soon as we can. Unfortunately, we didn't get access to this any earlier than anyone else, so we're only getting started today, and it's going to take us a little while to finish entering everything in this 51 page playtest package. We don't currently have an estimate on when... more
We're excited to announce that Realm Works is now available for all Kickstarter backers at the Pack level or higher! If you're a backer, check out the latest Kickstarter update for more info. For those of you waiting for the commercial release, this release is a big step on the way to getting it to your hands. A huge thank you to all of our backers for their patience! We hope it's been worth the... more
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