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Old 06-10-2022, 02:12 PM   #41
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Default Re: GURPS Character Assistant Updated to Version 5

GCA5 has been updated to version 5.0.187. Those who have purchased the digital download previously from Warehouse 23 version can download the new version from their their Warehouse 23 digital libraries.
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Old 06-10-2022, 02:40 PM   #42
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I release notes by the build over at my GCA5 blog https://www.misersoft.com/gca5/ while I work, so exactly what's new in this release is everything that was noted since the previous release.

However, these things are probably most relevant or important to folks:
  • There was a bug in correctly initializing bonuses loaded from saved characters, when those characters used gains bonuses (“to me from X” style). This bug could cause an issue that resulted in any such bonus causing an endless loop. That is now fixed.
  • A new sheet, GCA Prime, is now included with the installation. This is a columnar block-flow sheet that provides more options for what you can see and print.
  • Updates to the GCA UI to help improve display of Super-Effort values for Supers/Powers characters.
  • If you have Show Hidden turned on, GCA will now display otherwise hidden attacks in the Attack displays.
  • Added an option to scale super-large attribute scores.
  • Added a simple checkbox on the General Info box for turning on/off Metric if you use that.
  • Miscellaneous other fixes and bug-catching stuff.
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Old 06-12-2022, 10:43 AM   #43
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GCA5 has been updated to version 5.0.189. Those who have purchased the digital download previously from Warehouse 23 version can download the new version from their their Warehouse 23 digital libraries.
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Old 06-12-2022, 12:08 PM   #44
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This quick new update is due to a bug fix! (Big thanks to Steven for the quick posting!)

The fix I noted here for the previous update:

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  • There was a bug in correctly initializing bonuses loaded from saved characters, when those characters used gains bonuses (“to me from X” style). This bug could cause an issue that resulted in any such bonus causing an endless loop. That is now fixed.
wasn't implemented correctly, which caused a bug that crashed GCA when loading characters with a different type of bonus.

Should be fixed now!
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Old 09-01-2022, 03:04 PM   #45
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Should I break out these updates to their own thread, or keep tacking them on here?

Ehhh... that's a problem for Future Steven!

Anyway, GCA5 has been updated to version 5.0.197. Those who have purchased the digital download previously from Warehouse 23 version can download the new version from their their Warehouse 23 digital libraries.
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Old 09-01-2022, 03:50 PM   #46
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I release notes by the build over at my GCA5 blog https://www.misersoft.com/gca5/ while I work, so exactly what's new in this release is everything that was noted since the previous release.

However, these things are probably most relevant or important to folks:
  • There have been lots of bug fixes.
  • Improved support for using rich-text (RTF) in the Description and User Notes fields of Edit Traits, and in Campaign Log notes entries.
  • Added support for 'mini-modes' in attack modes, which is just a way to get an extra damage listing in the same mode line.
  • Added an explicit VTTNotes field for storing stuff for your virtual table top related to a trait. This is now found on Edit Traits. If you don't use a VTT, you can use this as an extra notes slot for things that won't get printed when printing User Notes.
  • You can now change the Reaction Modifiers box in Unified to list bonuses By Line instead of as a paragraph. See the new gear menu.
  • Sheet View and Print Preview now let you view sheets as Facing Pages.
  • Build Campaign Book has been improved to allow you to use a reference library, so making changes later is easier.
  • Saving traits to a file from inside GCA will now result in GCA prompting you to see if you want to reload the library (IF the file you just saved to is part of the current library).
  • You can now right-click library traits in the Unified or Sheet view Library Lists to select categories that should be *excluded* from the current listing. You can clear those exclusions again by clicking the red X for the exclusion list that will appear below the Category list.
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Old 09-03-2022, 10:19 AM   #47
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So, as seems traditional now, I broke something while fixing other things in this update.

In the Select dialogs, the process that limits traits to specified ranges is currently not working. For example, if a template says you can take up to 3 levels of Magery, you would currently be able to take more than that. All of these limits are currently broken.

I have fixed it for the next update, and will try to get that out soon.
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Old 09-08-2022, 11:18 AM   #48
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And, lo, as ordained by prophecy, GCA5 has been updated to version 5.0.199. Those who have purchased the digital download previously from Warehouse 23 version can download the new version from their their Warehouse 23 digital libraries.
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