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PCGen v5.15.7 (Alpha) Released!

PCGen, the worlds most flexible d20 character generation software, is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability for download of PCGen v5.15.7 (Alpha)!

To download your free copy of PCGen, point you browser here:

https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=25576

PCGen v5.15.7 is our last alpha release for the current development cycle, and we are on track towards the final production release. The majority of tokens have been converted over to the new CDOM parsing structure and code support for Pathfinder and 4e is progressing well. Your feedback thus far in the alpha cycle has been tremendously helpful. To see the full list of changes incorporated in this alpha release, check out the release notes:... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-11-10

PCGen Releases "Children of the Void" Data Set!

PCGen, the worlds most flexible d20 character generation software, is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of the data set for Paizo Publishing's Second Darkness Adventure Path, Chapter 2: Children of the Void!

The data set for the second chapter of Paizo Publishing's Second Darkness Adventure Path is compatible with the latest stable version of PCGen, v5.14.1, and is available, along with the complete Rise of the Runelords and Curse of the Crimson Throne Adventure Paths, for immediate download from PCGen's download page: ... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-11-05

PCGen v5.15.6 (Alpha) Released!

PCGen, the worlds most flexible d20 character generation software, is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability for download of PCGen v5.15.6 (Alpha)!  

To download your free copy of PCGen, point you browser here:  

https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=25576  

PCGen's move to a new internal architecture, a move that will allow greater flexibility and usability, is well on its way, as is the added code support for Pathfinder and 4e. To see the full list of changes incorporated in this alpha release, check out the release notes:  

https://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=132773&group_id=25576... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-10-29

PCGen Releases 'Nuisances: Directors Cut' Data Set!

PCGen, the worlds most flexible d20 character generation software, is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of the data set for Skirmisher Publishing LLC Nuisances: Director's Cut!

This data set is compatible with the latest stable version of PCGen and is available for immediate download from PCGen's download page:

https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=25576

This data set marks the addition of Skirmisher to PCGen's growing list of supported publishers and you can look for even more sets based upon Skirmisher's products in the future.... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-10-25

PCGen v5.15.5 (Alpha) Released!

PCGen, the worlds most flexible d20 character generation software, is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability for download of PCGen v5.15.5 (Alpha)!

To download your free copy of PCGen v5.15.5 (Alpha), point you browser here:

https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=25576

A number of bug fixes and new features have been incorporated into this version of PCGen, continuing our push towards our next stable release. To see the full list of changes incorporated in this alpha release, check out the release notes: ... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-10-14

PCGen v5.15.4 (Alpha) Released!

PCGen, the worlds most flexible d20 character generation software, is pleased to announce the release PCGen v5.15.4 (Alpha)!

PCGen v5.15.4 is an alpha release from our development branch, allowing the experimentation and testing of our latest work and is available for immediate download for free here:

https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=25576

Notable changes in this release include continued improvement in PCGen's support for Paizo's Pathfinder RPG. To see the full list of changes incorporated in this alpha release, check out the release notes:... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-10-07

PCGen v5.15.3 (Alpha) Released!

PCGen, the worlds most flexible d20 character generation software, is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v5.15.3 (Alpha)!

PCGen v5.15.3 is an alpha release from our development branch to allow experimentation and testing of our latest work. Notable changes in this release include continued improvement in the flexibility of PCGen's Ability Object, improving PCGen's support for 4th Edition's new 'Powers'. To see the full list of changes incorporated in this alpha release, check out the release notes here: ... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-09-26

PCGen Releases 6 New Pathfinder Data Sets!

PCGen, the worlds most flexible d20 character generation software, is pleased to announce the release of data sets for Paizo Publishing's Curse of the Crimson Throne and Second Darkness Adventure Paths!

These data sets are compatible with the latest stable version of PCGen, v5.14.1, and are available for immediate download, as is PCGen 5.14.1, from PCGen's download page:

https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=25576... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-09-22

PCGen v5.15.2 (Alpha) Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v5.15.2 (Alpha)!

PCGen v5.15.2 is an alpha release from our development branch to allow experimentation and testing of our latest work. The most notable change in this release is more flexibility in PCGen's Ability Object, an addition that adds support for 4th Edition's new 'Powers'. To see the full list of changes incorporated in this alpha release, check out the release notes here: ... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-09-08

PCGen Releases 2 New Mongoose Data Sets!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of 2 new data sets for Mongoose Publishing's Quintessential Series!

Data sets for Quintissentiial Ranger and the Quintessential Ranger II are compatible with the latest stable version of PCGen, v5.14.1, and are available for immediate download from PCGen's download page:

https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=25576

You will find the release notes here: ... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-08-28

PCGen Releases 8 New Pathfinder Data Sets!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of data sets for Paizo Publishing's Rise of the Runelords and Curse of the Crimson Throne Adventure Paths!

Data Sets in this release include Rise of the Runelords chapters 2 through 6, "The Skinsaw Murders", "The Hook Mountain Massacre", "Fortress of the Stone Giants", "Sins of the Saviors", and "Spires of Xin-Shalast", and Curse of the Crimson Throne Players Guide and chapters 1 and 2, "Edge of Anarchy" and "Seven Days to the Grave". ... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-08-15

PCGen v5.15.1 (Alpha) Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v5.15.1 (Alpha)!

PCGen v5.15.1 is the an alpha release from our development branch to allow experimentation and testing of our latest work. To see the full list of changes incorporated in this alpha release, check out the release notes here:

http://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=128164&group_id=25576

This release represents a good start towards our goal of increased support for 4th Edition D&D and Paizo's Pathfinder RPG, so for the brave and the bold, please try out this Alpha and give us your feedback! ... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-08-11

PCGen 5.15.0 (Alpha) Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v5.15.0 (Alpha)!

This is the first alpha release in PCGen's 5.16 development cycle. To see the full list of changes incorporated in this alpha release, check out the release notes here:

https://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=126766&group_id=25576

This alpha release will allow experimentation and testing of our latest work as we tackle two very important goals in this development cycle, those being adding capabilities to PCGen in support of Wizards of the Coast's 4th Edition D&D and Paizo's Pathfinder RPG. This release represents a good start towards those goals so for the brave and the bold, please try out this Alpha and give us your feedback! ... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-07-28

PCGen v5.14.1 Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v5.14.1!

PCGen v5.14.1 is a stabilisation release for the 5.14 line. Since the 5.14.0 release we have been hard at work fixing bugs as they are reported. The result is a better and more stable character generator for your use. The full release notes can be found here:

http://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=125712&group_id=25576

PCGen is an RPG character generator and maintenance program (d20 systems). All datafiles are ASCII text files so they can be modified by users for their own campaigns. For more information about PCGen, join us at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/pcgen/ or visit our website at http://pcgen.sourceforge.net. ... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-07-21

PCGen v5.14.1 RC2 Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v5.14.1 RC2!

PCGen v5.14.1 RC2 is the first release candidate for PCGen 5.14.1. Since the 5.14.0 release we have been hard at work fixing bugs as they are reported. The result is a better and more stable character generator for your use. The full release notes can be found here:

http://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=124715&group_id=25576... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-07-12

PCGen v5.14.1 RC1 Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v5.14.1 RC1!

PCGen v5.14.1 RC1 is the first release candidate for PCGen 5.14.1. Since the 5.14.0 release we have been hard at work fixing bugs as they are reported. The result is a better and more stable character generator for your use. The full release notes can be found here:

https://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=120946&group_id=25576... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-07-03

PCGen v5.14.0 Stable Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v5.14.0!

Welcome to the latest stable release of PCGen, PCGen v5.14.0. In the 10 months since our last stable release we haven't been idle! There are 282 Feature requests (70 code, 99 data, 107 docs, 6 output sheets), 351 Bug fixes (158 code, 107 data, 75 docs, 11 output sheets) and 16 New sources included in this release. The highlights of the changes for PCGen 5.14 are listed below and you can view the full release notes here:... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-06-08

PCGen v5.14.0 (RC3) Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v5.14.0 Release Candidate 3!

There have been a few bug fixes included in this release but you can see the highlights of all changes for PCGen 5.14 listed in the release notes here:

http://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=104618&group_id=25576

This is the third release candidate for PCGen 5.14, representing a product we believe is ready for production use and which we would like your assistance in testing out. In particular, the PCGen team would appreciate your feedback on importing your characters and data from earlier versions of PCGen. ... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-05-28

PCGen v5.14.0 (RC2) Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v5.14.0 Release Candidate 2!

There have been a few feature additions and bug fixes included in this release. The highlights of all changes for PCGen 5.14 are listed in the release notes here:

http://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=101986&group_id=25576

This is the second release candidate for PCGen 5.14, representing a product we believe is ready for production use and which we would like your assistance in testing out. In particular, the PCGen team would appreciate your feedback on importing your characters and data from earlier versions of PCGen. ... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-05-22

PCGen v5.14.0 (RC1) Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v5.14.0 Release Candidate 1!

Of special note for this release is the addition of a new source dataset based upon Alderac Entertainment Group's Gods sourcebook.

Additionally, there have been a few feature additions and bug fixes included in this release. The highlights of all changes for PCGen 5.14 are listed in the release notes here:

https://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=95532&group_id=25576... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-05-04

PCGen v5.13.14 (Beta) Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v5.13.14 (Beta)!

Of special note for this release is the addition of a new source dataset based upon RPG Objects Darwin's World 2 - Terror of Twisted Earth.

Additionally, many bug fixes have been incorporated into this, the fourth beta of the 5.14 development cycle, as we move towards our next production release! For the full detail on all changes made in this release, check out the release notes here: ... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-04-23

PCGen v5.13.13 (Beta) Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v5.13.13 (Beta)!

Of special note for this release is the addition of a new source dataset based upon RPG Objects Darwin's World 2 - Survivor's Guide!.

Additionally, many bug fixes have been incorporated into this, the third beta of the 5.14 development cycle, as we move towards our next production release! For the full detail on all changes made in this release, check out the release notes here: ... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-04-08

PCGen v5.13.12 (Beta) Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v5.13.12 (Beta)!

Of special note for this release is the addition of two new source datasets! Paizo Publishing's Pathfinder line of products has its debut in this release as PCGen adds datasets based upon Paizo's Rise of the Rune Lords Players Guide and Rise of the Rune Lords Chapter 1: Burnt Offerings.

For the full detail on all changes made in this release, check out the release notes here:... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-03-25

PCGen 5.13.11 (Beta) Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen 5.13.11 (Beta).

For the full detail on all changes made in this release, check out the release notes here:

http://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=86870&group_id=25576

As you can see, the work for 5.14 is progressing well! So for the
brave and the bold, please do try out this beta and give us your feedback.

PCGen is a RPG character generator and maintenance program (d20 systems). All datafiles are ASCII so they can be modified by users for their own campaigns. Please join us
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/pcgen/ or visit our site
http://pcgen.sourceforge.net.... read more

Posted by Maredudd 2008-03-18

A sad week for gaming (via PCGen)

On behalf of the PCGen team and the community at large the PCGen BoD would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Gary Gygax's family and friends. Simply put, our community would never have come into being with out the work that Gary and Dave started, so thanks for inspiring us to explore our imaginations Gary! You will be sorely missed :(.

Posted by Martijn Verburg 2008-03-10