[dragonraid] Re: Question

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From: James Halfast <jhalfast@...>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 1998 07:41:22 -0700
At 09:19 PM 2/18/98 EST, you wrote:
>Back in 1985, a friend of mine who was a software engineer for Lockheed
>actually wrote a software program that allowed the AM to use it to figure
>people's characters.  As the individual rolled the dice for his character
>roll was added into the program, including the hit dice.  He even had it
>designed so that you could get a print out of what "special roles" each
>character qualified for
>The only negative regarding the program is that we added the different races:
>Dwarves, Elves and Hobbitts to the human realms, and each one of these
>different races had different +'s and -'s.  For instance Elves had a +3 to
>agility, and Dwarves a +3 to strength etc.  We even added a couple of "new"
>special classes that only certain "races" could make us of.  
>Anyways, would there be any interest in this for the new addition of DR.  He
>is still a software engineer for Lockheed, and may be willing to help out.  I
>think it would be cool if each new DR game had a couple of floppies in it
>a program to help design players, one for mac and the other for winders.  
>Well, what do you think?
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I didn't write a program, but I had the different "classical fantasy" races
- elves, dwarves, halfings. I can try to come up with it, but it's buried
in a whole mess of stuff in the garage. I did the same thing as you
mentioned here, without special classes.