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HarnMaster Third Edition

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The HârnMaster character generation system gives players a rich Hârnic experience. Characters may start the game with a wide variety of interesting occupations, and at various levels of experience.

Introductions to religious, Shek-Pvar, and Military occupations are included. Average incomes for all occupations and information about the guild system is included. Character contacts with (potentially) influential people are generated allowing players to explore relationships and advance their social standing.

HârnMaster uses a realistic interactive combat system that gives players many tactical options to control their combat destiny. The system is elegant, simple and easy to use.

The system is largely unchanged from the second edition and migration is easy. For example, the same character sheet is used. Also the Magic and Religion supplements are 100% compatible with 2nd and 3rd editions of HârnMaster.

HârnMaster 3 Mounted combat is now as an integral part of the combat system. SIZE rules are included to make combat with larger/smaller creatures more accurate.

The bestiary includes articles about some unique Hârnic creatures (Ivashu, Gargun and Yelgri) as well as statistics for many other creatures.

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Lisa L January 04, 2020 1:40 am UTC
Great product, and I LOVE, LOVE that the cover downloaded with the rest of the document. really makes my list look professional.
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Simon S July 18, 2019 12:10 am UTC
I’m still using 3.01 - where can I find the changes for 3.02/3?
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Andrew M June 20, 2019 12:55 am UTC
No bookmarks, and security locked. Not awesome. The game system is great. I've been using it since the late 80s. So I wanted an electronic version, and here it was on sale for $4.00. And then I find out there are no bookmarks, and I can't use an editor to add my own because security is turned on.

Could you guys at least turn off security so I can add my own bookmarks?
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Brent B July 17, 2019 2:24 pm UTC
I apologize for the inconvenience. These issues have been corrected and a new PDF should be available in your library.
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Andrew M July 17, 2019 2:48 pm UTC
Thanks a bunch! Awesome. To be clear to anyone else, security is still in place on this doc, but bookmarks are now in.
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Brent B September 27, 2019 6:52 pm UTC
Andrew, what security restrictions are you seeing on this file? DTRPG is putting a watermark on it, but we have not set any other security measures. All PDF options, such as copying text, printing, commenting, etc are all set to Allowed.
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Andrew M September 29, 2019 11:51 pm UTC
It's password protected when I open it in CutePDF. It's asking for a "Master (Permissions) Password". The main reason I asked was for the bookmarks, but I also do basic edits like adding blank pages to enforce normal pagination for printing.
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Brent B September 30, 2019 7:20 pm UTC
I've asked DriveThruRPG tech support about it and they said that the password protection is added as part of their watermarking process and is not something I can change. Sorry.
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Andrew M October 02, 2019 12:05 am UTC
Thanks for your attention to it anyway, Brent. This is the main reason I'm always getting on people to make a print-ready version of their PDFs, with proper endpapers. A professional submission should always have a page count divisible by four, and that should include proper end blanks unless the endpapers are meant for text or illustrations.
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