PCGen 6.04.00 RC3 Released!

PCGen is pleased to announce the release of PCGen v6.04.00 RC3.

Welcome to PCGen v6.04.00 RC1, the latest 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.

Also as of this version there is better Spanish language suport thanks to Pablo Hernán Custo!

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
Improved Spanish language support

New Sources

The following new sources were added in 6.4.0

[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 full details of the new changes in this release, see the Release Notes in the list above.


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.

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.org.

Paul Grosse

Public Releations Team

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