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    PCGen v6.00.0 Released

    A new version (v6) of PCGen (the free character generation software) has been released. It includes a new user interface as well as "substantial changes under the hood including hundreds of new features". For more info about PCGen, click here; and for details about the changes in this version click here.
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    I am tempted, but think I will wait for a review. I used PCGen waaaay back in the days when you could get a ton of WoTC datasets with it (pre CMP days). It was powerful and versatile, but the interface was very ouchy. (think MS DOS). Here's to hoping the new interface is slick. What I would need to know before getting it though is---what come with it in terms of datasets? Any official WoTC materials beyond the basic PH, DMG and MM?
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    Thanks for the link. Downloaded it and its cool so far. They mention 4E stuff, but I haven't seen any. But then, I've only played with it a bit.
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    No 4E stuff. No non open content WotC stuff.

    Only 3.0, 3.5, Pathfinder, etc. that use Open Content.

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    I have a couple of questions. Is there a way to delete saved characters, and is the a way to change a character's height and/or weight? If so, how? Thanks for any info.

    Edit: One more question. How to equip bought equipment? Thanks again.

    Edit two: Found the height/weight stuff. (In Description, DUH! )
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ed_Laprade View Post
    I have a couple of questions. Is there a way to delete saved characters, and is the a way to change a character's height and/or weight? If so, how? Thanks for any info.

    Edit: One more question. How to equip bought equipment? Thanks again.

    Edit two: Found the height/weight stuff. (In Description, DUH! )
    Delete characters by deleting the file from your computer, there is no "built into the software" way of doing it.

    Under the Inventory tab, there are two sub-tabs. You buy the equipment under the Purchase Sub-tab, and equip the equipment under the Equipment Sub-tab.

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    Couldn't find the 4e starter set installer.
    Is that abandoned? Is there no hope of using pcgen for 4e, even adding my own data?

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