PCGen 6.04.00 RC1 Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v6.04.00 RC1.

Welcome to PCGen v6.04.00 RC1, the first release candidate for PCGen 6.04.00. It represents 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 The highlights of the changes for PCGen 6.04.00 are listed below:

Notable Changes:

  • New Pathfinder Board output sheet
  • Reduced memory use when switching or reloading datasets
  • New conditional skill system
  • [Pathfinder] Apply Ultimate Combat 2nd printing errata
  • Implement Race Builder in ARG
  • Update Guide to PSOP to recently released 5.0 version
  • Bonuses to epic BAB and CHECKs now handled separately to non epic
  • Implement calculation of assorted undead save DCs
  • Pathfinder: Prevent inadvertent stacking of resistances
  • Custom, Homebrew and Vendordata folder locations recalled between installs from 6.3.5 onwards
  • Newer, more compliant, PDF generation library (FOP 1.0)
  • New output sheet language – Freemarker (optional)
  • Migrate many sheets to use FreeMarker
  • Eliminate Ability Cloning / Ability Processing Consistency
  • Improved error handling when exporting characters
  • Improved character file safety
  • Improved loading of older characters
  • Lots of fixes to output
  • Many data fixes
  • Converter run on all sets

The following new sources were added in 6.04.00

  • [Alluria Publishing] Remarkable Races: Compendium of Unusual PC Races, Pathway to Adventure Edition
  • [Dreamscarred Press] Ultimate Psionics
  • [Mongoose Publishing] Quintessential Samurai
  • [Paizo] Adventure Path: Mummy’s Mask Players Guide
  • [Paizo] Adventure Path: Reign of Winter Players Guide
  • [Paizo] Adventure Path: Shattered Star Player’s Guide
  • [Paizo] Pathfinder Player Companion – Andoran, Spirit of Liberty
  • [Paizo] Pathfinder Player Companion – Blood of Angels
  • [Paizo] Pathfinder Society Field Guide
  • [Paizo] Rise of the Runelords (Anniversary Edition)
  • [Paizo] Skull & Shackles AP55 – The Wormwood Mutiny
  • [Super Genius Games] The Genius Guide to: The Talented Rogue (PF)
  • [WotC] Unearthed Arcana

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

Release Notes

As you can see, the work for v6.04.00, the next stable release is progressing well! So for the brave and the bold, please do try out this Release Candidate and give us your feedback.

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