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Post templates wanted!
« on: December 04, 2011, 02:42:01 PM »
EDIT: These have since been implemented.

There's a feature available for inserting preset "boilerplates" into posts (via a drop-down box in the editor). This could be useful for homebrew and character sheets.

There were a few templates for homebrew on the old boards - something like that. Anyone have any submissions?
We'd probably end up with something like this appearing in a drop-down box when you post:
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  • Base class
  • Base class (4th-level casting)
  • Base class (6th-level casting)
  • Base class (9th-level casting)
  • Prestige class (4th-level casting)
  • Prestige class (9th-level casting)
  • Monster
  • Template
  • Spell
  • Psionic power
  • Maneuver
  • Character sheet (D&D 3.5)
  • Compact character sheet (D&D 3.5)
etc.
Bear in mind the new table tags available.
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Re: Templates wanted!
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2011, 02:48:27 PM »
This would be great!  Monster?  Player race?

I have a d20srd-style table for monsters in this thread, which I will shortly be adjusting to utilize the new table tags.
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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2011, 09:33:23 PM »
Don't forget to have martial adept tables, in addition to spellcasters.
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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2011, 07:53:52 AM »
Did you want actual code submissions, or just ideas??
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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2011, 08:21:37 AM »
Bhu's monster statblock and PrC/base class templates are pretty much standard, I think.
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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2011, 12:41:59 PM »
Bhu's monster statblock and PrC/base class templates are pretty much standard, I think.
They haven't been posted here though.

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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2011, 01:30:37 PM »
d20SRD-style monster table.  I have versions for 2 entries (2 columns of data) and >2 entries (2 columns, multiple iterations).  Should I post those as well?  They're not substantially different.

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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2011, 01:40:07 PM »
Done.

Prestige Class

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Monsters
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Templates
Note: don't use a heading for something it does not get.  For example, if the template doesn't adjust the AC of the creature (no NA or such increase/decrease) do not include that heading.  Headings marked with a * must remain (type in "Any" or something).
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Items
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Feats
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Spells/Powers/Maneuvers
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Soulmelds
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Vestiges
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A resource for generating tables for classes and monsters, which can output to the formats of different message boards:
Classes
Monsters

Base Class table, new style (stolen straight from here)
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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2011, 01:51:15 PM »
Especially with the new tables available, I find the preformatted and non-table class "tables" very ugly and kind of hard to read.  Here's a 20-level class table (non-spellcasting) that can easily be truncated for 10- and 5-level PrCs.

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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2011, 01:59:59 PM »
Especially with the new tables available, I find the preformatted and non-table class "tables" very ugly and kind of hard to read.  Here's a 20-level class table (non-spellcasting) that can easily be truncated for 10- and 5-level PrCs.

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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2011, 02:00:46 PM »
Vertical tables for base classes. Easy to plug and play. Just copy the "column" you want and paste it in. Uses nested tables, so borders make it look awful, unfortunately.

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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #11 on: December 06, 2011, 02:27:09 PM »
Vertical tables for spellcasting (in progress).

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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #12 on: December 06, 2011, 04:11:50 PM »
Vertical Tables for PrCs
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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2011, 05:10:49 PM »
How to use vertical tables:

Step 1: Make the super-table. This holds every column, each in its own cell. You can easily have headers and footers above your vertical tables in this way.

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Step 2: Pick your columns, copy, and paste. Our example class will be a 10 level PrC with good BaB, good Fort saves, poor Ref and Will saves, and spells per day as a Blackguard, but you can also modify the sample columns given to suit your own purposes. Make sure that all columns are the same length, and that their headers take the same number of lines (sample columns provided all use 3 line headers). If one of your lines on the table is too long, it will spill over and make things look funny, so just make sure to set every other column to take up the same number of lines at that level (usually just by inserting newlines).

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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2011, 08:10:11 AM »
Garryl -- awesome stuff with the vertical tables.  I'm trying something out right now... but you should include code for the 2nd and 3rd VT posts.
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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2011, 08:28:59 AM »
I could include those orange tables as an option. Something like [table2=orange]...

Testing something...
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Table: The TabularHD: d10


Level
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Base
Attack
Bonus
+1
+2
+3
+4
+5
+6
+7
+8
+9
+10

Fort
Save
+2
+3
+3
+4
+4
+5
+5
+6
+6
+7

Ref
Save
+0
+0
+1
+1
+1
+2
+2
+2
+3
+3

Will
Save
+0
+0
+1
+1
+1
+2
+2
+2
+3
+3


Special
Class Feature Here
If you don't have anything
to put in a cell,
put a dash
so the spacing looks right.
(good)
(bad)
See?
Spells per Day
 
1st2nd3rd4th
0
1
10
11
110
111
2110
2111
2211
2221
Yup, [table2=collapse] is go.
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Re: Post templates wanted!
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2011, 09:05:28 AM »
Unfortunately, there's so much stuff in here, that they can't actually fit in with their original posts (it's over the character limit). Tables may look awesome, but they do chew up a lot of character space, especially when you use this vertical style where essentially every cell has its own row and its background color defined.

Vertical tables for spellcasting (code).

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« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2011, 09:05:42 AM »
Vertical tables for PrCs (code).

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« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2011, 04:10:30 PM »
Vertical tables for manifesters.

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« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2011, 04:47:36 PM »
Vertical tables for other systems (martial adepts, meldshapers, invokers, aura users).

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