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Savage Worlds Scribus SWAG Template

Savage Worlds Scribus SWAG Template

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This is a non-official template for the Open Source Scribus desktop publishing software based on the styles found in the Word (author does not have InDesign) template offered by Pinnacle Entertainment Group.  It contains Character and Paragraph definitions that are ready to tweak for your needs. In addition, it has a master with background image and page numbering.  Finally, there is some image content and text boxes to show some of what is possible with the template. The template is as close replica as possible though there are probably mistakes and errors. Scribus is an excellent alternative to InDesign for hobbyists.

This game references the Savage Worlds game system, available from Pinnacle Entertainment Group at www.peginc.com. Savage Worlds and all associated logos and trademarks are copyrights of Pinnacle Entertainment Group. Used with permission. Pinnacle makes no representation or warranty as to the quality, viability, or suitability for purpose of this product.

 
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Cyril R August 20, 2019 11:53 am UTC
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Hi there.
I managed to open the template (.sla) file in Scribus, it requires version 1.5.4 which is more recent than the Stable 1.4.8 you usually install. It requires you install the "developper" version. I installed 1.5.5.

Also the template.xml file is missing.
This is what I did :

- Open the directory in which Scribus expects templates (see Scribus > Settings > Paths)
- download the complete "Scribus Zip with Assets"
- Unzip the download directly in Scribus Templates directory (keeping the tree structure). It should create a directory called "Scribus" with the .sla template inside as well as fonts and assets etc.
- Rename that "Scribus" directory to "SWAG"
- At this point the template is "there" but Scribus can't see it because it is missing the template.xml file

- Run Scribus
- Create a new blank document
- Save it as a new template, call it "test"...See more
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This title was added to our catalog on February 02, 2019.