CRPG Parties in the Broken Staff System

CRPG Parties In single character RPGs parties are not needed. But for the bulk of the classic CRPGs, parties were a staple. Multi-character parties are the default setup in the Broken Staff CRPG system. The point of having parties is to increase options so that players have increase roleplaying options, flexibility in combat and non-combat situations and room for replayability. Out of the box the party class is meant to be flexible and allow you to modify it to suit your needs. Party.xml Here’s a sample party: <Party>    <Id>party1</Id>    <Name>My Test Party 1</Name>    <Description>This is a test party to showcase […]

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CRPG Characters

Now that v0.4 of the Broken Staff CRPG has been released I will discuss the various new files in the system and how they work starting with one of the most important elements. CRPG Characters Characters are covered later on because they build off of and use many previously discussed elements: race, class, attributes, skills, feats, items, spells and effects. You can find the available/saved character information in one file: Characters.xml. There is also a Parties.xml file that stores groups of characters and saved games which will contain character information. These two files form the core of the Broken Staff […]

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Broken Staff CRPG v0.4 Has Been Released

Broken Staff CRPG v0.4 Available After a long wait the next version of the Broken Staff CRPG (v0.4) is now available. You can download the release here. This release contains updated .xml data files, an updated System Browser utility and for the first time source code of the System Browser and the RPG system. What’s Included in the Download? If you open the zip file you will notice three folders and two files. The readme file gives and overview of the various parts of the system and how they work together. You should also read the blog series on http://www.brokenstaffstudios.com/ […]

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