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Diceman
February 5th, 2016, 07:57
So I purchased M&M with the intention of running a campaign set in the 30's. Looking at various token sets available on the FG marketplace I see there are a couple of token sets in the savage worlds rule set that would be perfect for my M&M campaign. Specifically the Daring Tales of Adventure Figure Flats. If I purchase this set is there a way to make them usable in the Mutants and masterminds rule set? I own the savage worlds rule set as well and I know once I run the update the set would be available for savage worlds but not M&M.

Any ideas?

finally, I own several M&M books from second edition, including their Golden age supplement. I have been experimenting with Parse, is it possible to parse material from that supplement into M&M?

Thank's for any feedback.

damned
February 5th, 2016, 08:06
Its a good question... if its a token pack hopefully it is listed as <ruleset>Any<ruleset> but that will vary from product to product...

M&M is an older ruleset so i dont know if it supports the referencemanual formats that par5e produces... Parse requires CoreRPG at a minimum I think...

Diceman
February 5th, 2016, 08:28
When I look up token pacts for the M&M rule set in the FG shop the token pact I am interested in does not come up. It only comes up if you shop for savage world products. So I assume that I would have to find a way to manually make the tokens usable in M&M if that is even possible.

An issue I am seeing in the M&M interface is there is no setting to set the scale of tokens on the map. While creating and setting up an encounter I was using tokens from the precis intermedia modern gangs set and in every case I had to scale and lock each individual npc token as I placed it on the map (after setting the grid scale of course). is there any way to preset the token scale? In 5E I can set my tokens to 80% of the grid scale and the tokens scale automatically.

Diceman
February 5th, 2016, 08:39
okay, I did search for token packs using the M&M ruleset and the token pack publisher (triple ace games) and nothing comes up. So it seems like it is rule set specific which I think is ridiculous. I think maybe because the token pack is labeled for a specific game maybe there is a licensing issue. Which is dumb since I own the savage worlds rule set as well as the M&M rule set.

damned
February 5th, 2016, 08:51
its an older ruleset that doesnt support this feature.
if its a SW token pack you prolly cant even extract the tokens - you might email [email protected] this particular question.

ddavison
February 5th, 2016, 08:53
The tokens are all set to work with any ruleset. Looking at that specific module, however, shows that it uses the old installation programs and has not been placed in the patch system yet. It installs to the old Fantasy Grounds II folder instead of the Fantasy Grounds folder and would need to be manually moved. Let me know which ones you might be interested in and I can shift them tomorrow into our patch system and label them as generic items in the store instead of being specific to Savage Worlds.

Diceman
February 5th, 2016, 09:01
its an older ruleset that doesnt support this feature.
if its a SW token pack you prolly cant even extract the tokens - you might email [email protected] this particular question.

Thank you for the feedback. Maybe with the extra business that 5E has brought to smiteworks they can devote some resources to updating this rule set. We can always hope. I will shoot them an email though.
thanks again for your help.

damned
February 5th, 2016, 10:28
Almost all other rulesets are developed by third parties.

Diceman
February 5th, 2016, 12:20
The tokens are all set to work with any ruleset. Looking at that specific module, however, shows that it uses the old installation programs and has not been placed in the patch system yet. It installs to the old Fantasy Grounds II folder instead of the Fantasy Grounds folder and would need to be manually moved. Let me know which ones you might be interested in and I can shift them tomorrow into our patch system and label them as generic items in the store instead of being specific to Savage Worlds.
Thank you for your input. I will see if I can find and move the sets manually. I missed your post earlier. In the meantime I sent support a request for assistance. Hopefully I can resolve this without your help. but I will let you know.
The set I was hoping to use in M&M is "Daring Tales of Adventure Figure Flats" from Triple Ace games.

Again thank you for the assistance.

Diceman
February 5th, 2016, 12:45
Just an update:
I was able to locate the module and move the file into the correct location and now I am able to see the set in both the Savage Worlds and mutants and masterminds rule sets. Thank you for the assistance. Once I understood how the product was installed it was a simple thing to fix.
Thank you again. I'm a big proponent of your products.

ddavison
February 5th, 2016, 15:58
Thanks for pointing this out. We have fixed this issue for this module and for the two cardstock cowboys modules in our patch system and the store. They should no longer use the old installer.

donkeyman
September 24th, 2016, 19:03
How do you create portraits and tokens for M&M?

damned
September 25th, 2016, 04:31
dHi donkeyman - what exactly do you mean by that?
Portraits and Tokens are PNG images usually sized between 32 and 256px square.
M&M is an older ruleset so it does not have the same functionality that the CoreRPG rulesets have.
Im pretty sure that it uses the one graphic for both Token and Portrait.
You drag the Portrait on to the Portrait space on the Character sheet.

DrakosDJ
September 25th, 2016, 06:10
The M&M character sheet does support using different images for the Portrait and the Tokens.

donkeyman
September 25th, 2016, 06:19
I don't know which folder to place image for portrait /token.
Thanks

Moon Wizard
September 25th, 2016, 06:40
First, open the FG data folder from the folder button in the upper right corner of the launcher.

Then, place any portraits into a "portraits" subfolder.
Next, place any tokens into "tokens/shared" subfolders for tokens always visible to players, or "tokens/host" subfolders for tokens only visible to players when used (i.e. not in token bag).

Regards,
JPG

donkeyman
September 25th, 2016, 16:07
I appreciate the help.
Thank You ��

donkeyman
September 27th, 2016, 06:15
I appreciate the help.
Thank You 😀

I placed the image within the portrait folder, yet it didn't appear in the M&M ruleset. Also, I could not find a token folder.

damned
September 27th, 2016, 08:26
Open a different ruleset/campaign. Click the Tokens -> GM button and Tokens -> Shared button and this will create those folders if they dont exist. If they do exist it will open them for you.



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Trenloe
September 27th, 2016, 17:18
http://www.fantasygrounds.com/wiki/index.php/Tokens#Loading_Locations

If, after doing as damned says, these directories don't exist then create them.

For portraits, M&M uses older FG functionality where only the player can select a portrait. Open a second instance of FG on the same computer as the GM and "Join Game" using a host address of localhost then you will join as a player and have access to the portraits button in the top right of the desktop and can select portraits for your active PC.

Varsuuk
December 19th, 2016, 01:25
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