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Role Playing DB 2.1 (Linux)

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The Role Playing DB is a program that replaces the typical 'messy' loose-leaf notebook typically used by Role Playing gamers to keep track of their characters, spells, monsters, tricks, traps, and worlds. The Role Playing DB implements a user-friendly GUI that presents representations of character, monster, spell etc. sheets as well as maps, using both hex and square spaces on the screen and saves the information on these sheets and maps as computer files that can be transfered via floppy or Zip disks. Printouts can also be generated, for those that insist on paper copies.

The system should be easily adapted to any RPG system (TSR's, Grups, SJG, whatever). Since the GUI code is all in Tcl/Tk, the labels and terminology used can be changed to suit whatever system is being used. The low-level C++ code deals with efficient storage of data elements (character and monster stats, etc.).

Screen Shots:

Main window:

Main Window

Character Editor Windows:

Roll New Character

Character Editor

Monster Editor:

Monster Editor

Dressing Editor:

Dressing Editor

Spell Editor:

Spell Editor

Treasure Editor:

Treasure Editor

Trick/Trap Editor:

Trick/Trap Editor

Map and Space Editors:

Map Editor

Create New Map

Create New Space

Create New Exit

Create New Item

Space Editor

Visit Exit

The Role Playing DB 2.1 system runs under Linux (actually any UNIX system with g++ and Tcl/Tk installed) and (supported!) under MS-Windows. For MS-Windows and i386 Linux (RedHat 5.2 or later), it does not require any additional software installed (other than what would be normally installed). It uses something called "FreeWrap", which bundles a static version Tcl/Tk system along with all of the support files (shared library/dll, scripts, help files, etc.) into a single executable. It is distributed as freeware and source code is included.

The Role Playing Database is written in a mix of Tcl/Tk (higher level stuff, including the GUI) and C++ (lower level stuff, including internal data structures).

This is the Linux executable (Red Hat 5.2 or later, GLibc 2.0) version.
The Windows version can be found HERE

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September 30, 2001
This title was added to our catalog on September 30, 2001.
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