Re: [nbos] Nbossoftware Digest, Vol 39, Issue 17
DrLight
Sun Dec 16th, 2007
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> 1. Fractal World Explorer/FM - some queries (DrLight)
> 2. [IPP] random number of rolls on a subtable (Daniel Williamson)
> 3. Re: [IPP] random number of rolls on a subtable (NBOS Support)
> 4. Re: [IPP] random number of rolls on a subtable (Edward Thomas)
> 5. Re: Fractal World Explorer/FM - some queries (NBOS Support)
> 6. Re: [IPP] random number of rolls on a subtable (NBOS Support)
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> Subject:
> [nbos] Fractal World Explorer/FM - some queries
> From:
> DrLight <DrLight-at-iscandar.demon.co.uk>
> Date:
> Thu, 13 Dec 2007 19:11:02 +0100
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> I have a few queries, let me explain my situation.
>
> I have a long running fantasy campaign world, which I've mapped one
> section of (1 continent and the coast of another in part) - but I
> haven't a clue about the rest. What I'd like to be able to do is use
> FWE to generate most of the world, but import the basic outline of my
> continent to it. Then having generated the complete world, export it
> to FM to finish up and add political features to etc. Is this possible?
> If not, would I be able to take a world generated by Fractal terrains,
> then imported into CC3, then exported as an .EMF, and loaded into FM
> still retain contours, terrain etc etc? I have copies of all relevant
> programs but would prefer to use the NBOS ones as the interface and
> usability is much higher and much more to my liking.
> I'd be glad of any help, thanks in advance.
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> Subject:
> [nbos] [IPP] random number of rolls on a subtable
> From:
> Daniel Williamson <enki_29205-at-yahoo.com>
> Date:
> Thu, 13 Dec 2007 18:20:05 -0800 (PST)
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> Speaking of IPP, in version 1, how do I get it to roll a fixed or random number of times on a subtable?
>
> Dan.
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> ___________________________________________________
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> ----- Original Message ----
> From: NBOS Support <support2-at-nbos.com>
> To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
> Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2007 2:52:17 AM
> Subject: [nbos] [IPP] Inspiration Pad Pro 2.0 Beta #4
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>
> Hi All,
>
> I've posted the latest (and probably last) IPad2 beta to nox.
>
> The big addition is something I know a lot of IPad users have been
> asking
> for... a new Prompt command to allow generators to request parameters
> from
> the user.
>
> Also included are the updated command line versions of the program for
> windows, linux, and freebsd.
>
> http://www.nbos.com/nox/index.php?action=1001&id=77
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> Ed
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> Subject:
> Re: [nbos] [IPP] random number of rolls on a subtable
> From:
> NBOS Support <support2-at-nbos.com>
> Date:
> Fri, 14 Dec 2007 01:37:14 -0500
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> At 09:20 PM 12/13/2007, you wrote:
> >Speaking of IPP, in version 1, how do I get it to roll a fixed or random
> >number of times on a subtable?
>
> [-at-5 tablename] to roll 5 times on a table
> [-at-{2d6} tablename] to roll 2d6 times on a table
>
> Do you still have that Axim? Say the word and I'll make an updated
> build of IPad Mobile for ya :-)
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> Subject:
> Re: [nbos] [IPP] random number of rolls on a subtable
> From:
> "Edward Thomas" <ethomas340-at-aol.com>
> Date:
> Thu, 13 Dec 2007 21:33:20 -1000
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> I don't have an Axim (well, I do, but I don't use it now), but I do have a
> smartphone with Windows Mobile on it.
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com [mailto:nbossoftware-
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>> Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2007 8:37 PM
>> To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
>> Subject: Re: [nbos] [IPP] random number of rolls on a subtable
>>
>> At 09:20 PM 12/13/2007, you wrote:
>> >Speaking of IPP, in version 1, how do I get it to roll a fixed or
>> random
>> >number of times on a subtable?
>>
>> [-at-5 tablename] to roll 5 times on a table
>> [-at-{2d6} tablename] to roll 2d6 times on a table
>>
>> Do you still have that Axim? Say the word and I'll make an updated
>> build
>> of IPad Mobile for ya :-)
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> Subject:
> Re: [nbos] Fractal World Explorer/FM - some queries
> From:
> NBOS Support <support2-at-nbos.com>
> Date:
> Fri, 14 Dec 2007 02:47:28 -0500
> To:
> nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
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> To:
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> >haven't a clue about the rest. What I'd like to be able to do is use FWE
> >to generate most of the world, but import the basic outline of my
>
> There's no easy way to do that. You could try making a bump map to
> import (basically a black and white image with the oceans black and
> the land white) or a binary file of elevations, but the results arent
> usually very good because you'd have to hand create all the mountains
> and terrain.
>
> The best thing to do is start off with a random, all-water world in
> FWE, and with a very light touch, start raising terrain and draw out
> all the continents.
>
> >If not, would I be able to take a world generated by Fractal terrains,
> >then imported into CC3, then exported as an .EMF, and loaded into FM
>
> FM does read emf's pretty well, so you can give that a shot and see
> how it looks.
>
> What you could also try doing is using FT to create your world, and
> then export a binary elevation file that FWE can import. I've never
> tried it, but if FT can export such a thing (which I imagine it can
> since many renderers can read raw elevation data), it can be imported
> into FWE. From there you can do your editing and exporting to FM8.
>
> Ed
>
Thanks I'll give that a try and let you know how it turns out
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> Subject:
> Re: [nbos] [IPP] random number of rolls on a subtable
> From:
> NBOS Support <support2-at-nbos.com>
> Date:
> Fri, 14 Dec 2007 02:50:08 -0500
> To:
> nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
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> To:
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> At 02:33 AM 12/14/2007, you wrote:
> >I don't have an Axim (well, I do, but I don't use it now), but I do
> have a
> >smartphone with Windows Mobile on it.
>
> Try the IPad Mobile beta thats up on nox now. It requires an ARM
> processor - most PDAs have that, but not all smart phones do. If your
> phone runs it, then it should be able to run any updated builds I make
> for IPad Mobile.
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