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Miguel de Luis
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Playbooks  - 
 
It works!

There are still a few things to polish, but I think it basically works right now. I hope it can help in situations where you need a quick pc: just fill the form and print.

I will give it rest for a week, then I will slowly improve it and/or add new playbooks.
Character Generator for Beyond the Wall. A simple app that generates characters for our beloved role-playing game, shared under the Open Game License. Instructions. Fill the form; Click Submit; Copy the results; You are done. Make a character! Self Taught Mage, Untested Thief, Village Hero ...
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It does work! Great stuff
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I've recently finished a script to generate characters for a pen and paper role-playing game (Beyond the Wall).

The chaps seem to be happy about it, but they don't love the console and are asking me to do a web app version.

Problem is that, to this date, I've only used python (flask) to generate a static website.

Do you think flask would be enough or should I use Django?
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Playbooks  - 
 
It's done!

Still, this is a very basic version. You will need to install Python 3 (anything with Python 3.x.x) and then run it from the console (aka terminal) or Idle.

Next week, I'll begin to work on a hosted, more friendly version.
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A simple Python 3 script to create characters. You will need to install Python 3 to make it work. At this time I've only created a rough sample of a single playbook: the Village Hero.

The code is all there free to grab and use, and python is easy so if you want to help me or do your own thing be my guest
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Heh. Well, it needn't be that complicated; a lot of stuff like this gets written in Javascript, which cuts down the dependencies quite a bit. e.g. http://character.totalpartykill.ca/5e/
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Terminé el domingo pasado, escuchando una entrevista que Brian Johnson hizo a a David Allen. Siempre es un placer escuchar a uno de los grandes resumir su ob...
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Complete newbie reporting. I have been able to compile a few very simple Haskell scripts, and while I love the philosophy of the language (heck it puts a smile on my face as I struggle to learn anything), there is a small little thing I miss from Python: variables of the imperative language kind, your comfortable boxes where you put values and then change and change again to your every whim.

I can understand how recursion and functions do not require for those (imperative language style variables), but in Haskell, how would you keep the score of a player or the hit points in a role-playing game? Would you use a file to keep those pesky stats which are constantly changing depending on the actions of the user? That could work, but it seems clanky at best.
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BTW, that's the way programmers of old always thought about problems, because it's the only reasonable way to optimize things in paper, something very important when compilers weren't so smart.

And it's still important nowadays, it's just that the world has grown tolerant to bad programming...
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Miguel de Luis

Playbooks  - 
 
Starting work on the web hosted version of the playbooks app.
Character Generator for Beyond the Wall. A simple app that generates characters for our beloved role-playing game. Instructions. Fill the form; Click Submit; Copy the results; You are done. Make a character! Self Taught Mage, Untested Thief, Village Hero, Witch's Prentice, Would-Be Knight ...
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It's starting to work now. :) The data is being generated alright, I just need to find a way to display it nicely
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Discusión General  - 
 
 
It's done!

Still, this is a very basic version. You will need to install Python 3 (anything with Python 3.x.x) and then run it from the console (aka terminal) or Idle.

Next week, I'll begin to work on a hosted, more friendly version.
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Working on the playbooks app. I'm adding support for all of the default characters. The app is functional though it still only works perfectly (or so) for the Village Hero.

Any help welcomed even if it's just with the spelling and all that.

Note: I have only developed extremely simple web apps, so any help with that (finding a host, django, flask) will be especially welcomed.
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Miguel, This is neat work. I've built and thrown out a couple similar projects, and I'm glad so see you are making progress with this.

Please include our copyright notice and OGL in your Github repository. The GPL is not an appropriate license, since your code contains our text, which is not available under that license.

I'll be happy to help you with this if you'd like.
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Just a short note to share that I have abandoned wordpress for Jekyllrb and I'm loving it for its simplicity and speed.
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Jekyll feels rather geeky compared to WordPress. Do you build client stuff with Jekyll or is it (just) a personal blog? Just being curious. 
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My first Beyond the Wall game

On my first BtW game I acted as a Gamemaster for a group of novice role-players: 4 middle schoolers and two of their fathers, one a physics professor and another a chemistry high school teacher. So, not your run of the mill game group :)

Anyway, I went for a simple sandbox campaign centered on a citadel simply known as "The Citadel" that guarded the "Savage Lands". These Savage Lands are a wide area that became deserted in the last war of "The Human Empire" against the orks and their kinds and it's supposed to be mostly inhabited by animals. So it's mostly forests, hills, rivers, wolves, deer, bear and all that sort.

However an honest trader in slave children (though he's not allowed to trade that in "The Citadel" is OK in the Empire) and other wares loses one of his caravans to goblin raiders. The PCs are then asked to recover the lost goods for a share. Having nothing better to do, they agreed.

The adventure takes you, through some clues, to a ride on the Savage Lands and then discovering a cave complex that serves as base for our lovely greenskins. 

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I chose to write the Character Sheet using pen and paper, instead of printing the whole thing because I wanted to show the kids they were perfectly able to do this by themselves. I restrained myself in another ways and did not bring a whole load of tables from other sources, as I usually do (just the Mythic Game Master Emulator) and in general went for a simple game.

I made use of the scenario pack on goblins, though, but that was transparent to them.

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As for the kids they picked up the rules fast enough even though if they were a bit restrained at the first scenes (I suspect that's due to the Parent Effect :) ) but then went on happily and just loved the dungeon, which was simple, but magic to them.

Speaking of magic, they made very creative use of Cantrips, specially of illusions. I was a bit soft on allowing the same illusions having the same effect on the same monsters, but heck it was their first game. I did increase the difficulty of the dice roll as they kept doing the same trick, yet one had a very high INT stat and had a very good dice day so...

They also loved the character creation process and how they ended up being friends to each other and the stories that were developed in the process. 

All in all a great first game that would be warmly remembered.
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General Discussion  - 
 
Would it be kosher to write a Beyond the Wall game-book? And by game-book I mean the like of Fighting Fantasy or Lone Wolf
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Our rules are openly licensed through the OGL; we'd be delighted to see them used in new ways. If you need (or want) to use the Beyond the Wall name, shoot us an email, and we'll see what we can arrange.

I'd be delighted to see a solo adventure that could capture the relationships developed in character creation.
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