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    Creating Custom Classes for the Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG Ruleset

    One of the new features for the Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG Ruleset is improved customization of classes. This includes several fields that will auto-populate when you drag the class onto the character sheet to level up. This tutorial demonstrates the step-by-step process for creating a custom class.

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    Enter a description of the class in the formatted text field.

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    HD and Proficiencies

    Click on the Abilities tab.

    Enter the HD per level using the format ‘#d#’. Enter the first level proficiencies for weapons and armor in the designated fields.

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    Skills

    To add a skill, (1) click the brown ‘Edit List’ button, followed by (2) the green ‘Add Item’ button, and then (3) enter the name of the skill on the blank line.

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    Click the shortcut icon to the right to enter additional details for each skill. Specify the ability modifier for the skill (if any) using the format ‘Strength’, ‘Agility’, ‘Stamina’, etc. Toggle the checkbox to show/hide the advancement table. Note that this button is only visible in edit mode (i.e. when the record is unlocked - see screenshot below). Enter the die or bonus per level for the skill in the string field using the format ‘d#’ or ‘+#’.

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    Drag skills from the library or existing classes as desired. Note that text in parenthesis is stripped from the skill name when dropped to the class record.

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    Features

    To add a feature, click the ‘Edit List’ button followed by the ‘Add Item’ button. Enter the name of the feature on the blank line and the level at which the feature is acquired in the number field to the left.

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    Click the shortcut icon to the right to enter a description for each class feature.

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    Drag class features from existing classes to the new class as desired.

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    Table

    Click on the Other tab.

    Select the desired options for the new class using the checkboxes, which are visible only in edit mode. The advancement table below will update according to your selections.

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    Expand the window size if necessary to view the entire table. The format for each column is based on the class tables in the core rules. Examples: Deed Die ‘+d10+1’, Threat Range ‘19-20’, Luck Die ‘d5’.

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