Edit, update and modify your character while playing Pathfinder or any RPG.... and do so from your smartphone, tablet, or laptop.
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Character Creation and Character Management are the most important parts of RPGs for players. We are building the ultimate interactive character sheet app for RPGs on the Web. This means Desktop and Mobile Devices (iPad, iPhone, Android, etc.), can connect to the rules, the Game master and each other in real time. This is the first project in our line of integrated role playing tools and the logical next step in the evolution of RPG games.
The Problem: As more and more gamers move away form paper character sheets, we want dynamic character and NPC sheets that can be worked on during the game but allowing both parties to modify and see updates. This is the ideal solution for smart phones, laptops or a tablet display. A gaming group with only paper character sheets loses enormous amounts of time and accuracy of rules and modifiers during a typical combat.
The Solution: Dynamic Online Character Sheet (DOCS) is a character sheet editor and online character repository for players and NPCs. Character sheets can be modified real time by player and GM alike. By creating a database driven character sheet, the GM can, during the game for example, modify hit points, spell affects, items carried or damages etc.. This allows discreet look ups and improves your overall experience, during the game or out of session. And you still have the option ot print and use your character for offline play.
1. Character Sheet Management
a. Players and DMs can create/customize character sheets with easy user interface
b. Online Editor similar to other online and software products.
c. Links to rules built in and customizable, so you can click on a feat/spell/etc and see the rules for that item. Links to online SRD like www.d20pfsrd.com or custom links.
d. List of your characters with ability to Create, Edit, Delete, Rename, Download, and Print your characters
e. Your character sheet is totally in your control (see customization below)
2. Character Sheet Sharing
a. Be able to share sheet with anyone (read only or editable) DM
other players in your group or anyone on the internet to show off your character to the world!
b. You can choose which parts are viewable/editable by others, so you can have private stuff for just you or just between you and the DM or between players, etc.
c. Also see list of characters shared with you by others
a. DM and Players can update and communicate in real time after each change. This uses technology similar to Zoho or Google Docs, where updates are seen by everyone in real time.
b. Player Character Sheets and DM Views are integrated so when Players/DM make changes, both see the changes in real time
c. Drag and Drop items and other things between characters or DM can give players items directly without them having to type
d. Built in text Chat so Players/DMs can communicate in secret
4. Dungeon Master interface
a. DM can create groups or campaigns and add characters to those, or others can request to be added.
b. DM summary view of characters (for use during play) which gets updated automatically when people update their characters
a. Customizable character sheets. You can modify the pre-made character sheet layouts to tweak them how you like it. You can create new templates.
b. Ability to customize rule lookup (online SRD and offline PDFs). You can connect each thing on the character sheet to online SRD or your own PDFs to be able to click an item and get the full rules.
c. DM can create character summary lists and views as they see fit
6. Community driven project
a. By Dungeon Masters and Players for Dungeon Masters and Players
b. Community input and testing
c. Open Source code so community can contribute to rules and templates
d. Simple ways to customize and add custom data, so community will collaborate on additional data (races, classes, feats, etc.)
If we raise more than $7500, we will include the following features. Each feature is separate and shows the additional funding needed to implement each feature. We will decide the order of these extra features based on community voting.
Stretch Goal 1 (+$500)
Character portrait/video/sound upload tool. Attach pictures, videos, and sounds to express your character in more vivid detail or for DMs to express a monster in vicious full media glory.
Stretch Goal 2 (+$2000)
Dynamic customizable tables and lists for DMs to track anything they would like (like equipment, random magic item charts, random treasure, etc.). Be able to create any kind of random table, roll on it and pass the result to a character. Example: random magic items or treasure, which can rolled randomly or hand-picked by the DM, then the DM can add the item to a character's sheet directly.
Stretch Goal 3 (+$3000)
Discovery/Search- searchable database of all "shared" characters - Create detailed queries in the database to locate a particular type of character by race, class or keyword. For example find "all 5th level roques in the database"
Stretch Goal 4 (+$3000)
Beautiful, 3D virtual dice rolling tool directly from your character sheet that can be viewed real time by the DM and even have the dice modify character sheet stats real time. You can throw the 3D dice with your mouse (or touch swipe on your mobile device). Real physics engine built in to simulate real dice rolling. But it also enforces that the player really rolls the dice hard/far enough to prevent cheating (like just placing or flopping the dice over). Players and DM can have real control of dice rolling and fate, instead of computer generated dice rolling.
Stretch Goal 5 (+$3000)
Character Sheet Change Control - Tools to track changes (highlighting and comparison) to thereby increasing monitoring of a sheet changes during the game or in between games.
Stretch Goal 6 (+$3000)
More multi-media (video/sound/images) in character sheet
• Audio podcast tool for players who want to add audio notes or include more role playing style directly from their character sheet.
• Video module with editing tools on the character sheet for a sophisticated and super flavorful means to showcase your character, monster, etc.
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
pledged of $7,500 goal
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Funding Unsuccessful This project reached the deadline without achieving its funding goal on September 1, 2012.
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