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Runedraw tool for windows (Wyrd for Windows)
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Author:  Tommy [ Sat Feb 28, 2015 8:19 pm ]
Post subject:  Runedraw tool for windows (Wyrd for Windows)

Hey, I recently purchased this game via the big expensive box-set that was available, and as I have been reading the core rulebook and then through the adventure Fafnir's Treasure, I accidentally managed to recruit more players than I had runebags available.

So to compensate, I let the players use my metal runes I got from the set.

So I ventured out to make myself a tool that allows me to wyrd runes without using actual runes.
The result was this program of mine:

I took the liberty of using the Fate of the Norns: Ragnarok cover art, with Andrews name on it, because I have no intention of asking for money for my work, and I intend to give this out freely to every player and Norn who wants it.

The current limitation of the app is that it requires a windows platform and .net installed.

This is what it looks like
Image

And if you ask for... like 8 runes, it looks like this
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I added an option that let you split your draws if you use 2 bags of runes.

In the 8 rune situation you take 4 from each bag and displays them, this allows duplicate runes.
Otherwise no duplicate results are displayed.

The tool:

http://kraksletta.com/wyrd/wyrd.rar

If you wonder why it says "Unknown Publisher", its simply because I have not paid to get it certifed, that is all.

Code:
Changelog:
Version:          Change.
1.0.0.0:           Local test
1.0.0.1:           Added equal draw, more local test
1.0.0.2:           Polished "UI", made it pretty.
1.0.0.3:           Added to logic, in order to ensure correct input data when dealing with numbers
1.0.0.4:           First release version.
1.0.0.5:           Fixed bug in regards to wyrd'ing more than 24 runes.
1.0.0.6:           Added a minor frame around rune images to better separate the runes, also fixed a bug in regards to asking for way to many runes(48+)
1.0.0.7:           Improved usability, updated background of runes, ensured simple reset on reWyrding without a reset.
1.0.0.8:           Ooops, forgot one line of code. Now it no longer removes the grey background when resetting Equal draws. My bad.
1.0.0.9:           Improved input system to detect if user accidentally puts something else than numbers in the input box. Alerts user of error instead of crashing.
1.0.0.10:         Fixed flickering when resetting the generator.
1.0.1.0:           New runes, more inline with the intended design of the system, name update and minor tweaks to looks. Placeholder runes removed.
1.0.1.1:          Issues with One-Click, disbanding system. Going for manually publishing the files.

Last Update: 02.March 2015 @ 16:00 CET +1


If you notice any other bugs, please let me know.

Author:  raleel [ Sat Feb 28, 2015 8:30 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Runedraw tool for windows

heck yes!

although i do mostly use the app for iOS.

Author:  Tommy [ Sat Feb 28, 2015 8:39 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Runedraw tool for windows

raleel wrote:
heck yes!

although i do mostly use the app for iOS.


Alrighty, I will publish this on the web, I will also update the first post with this URL.

It has been done, you can find the URL at the bottom of the first post.

Author:  Tommy [ Sat Feb 28, 2015 8:53 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Runedraw tool for windows

Noticed a bug in the draw system. I need to sort that out. Update soonish :)

There fixed, you can yet again ask for more than 24 :P

Author:  raleel [ Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:33 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Runedraw tool for windows

I would suggest drawing a "tile" around the rune to set it off a little better from the background.

Author:  Tommy [ Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:36 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Runedraw tool for windows

raleel wrote:
I would suggest drawing a "tile" around the rune to set it off a little better from the background.



Do you mean around the rune itself, or a rectangle around the rune? :)

Author:  raleel [ Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:40 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Runedraw tool for windows

A rectangle around the rune.

Author:  Tommy [ Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:49 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Runedraw tool for windows

raleel wrote:
A rectangle around the rune.



So something like this?

Image

Author:  raleel [ Sat Feb 28, 2015 10:26 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Runedraw tool for windows

Yes, but not transparent. A solid grey rectangle to fill in the area and get visual separation

Author:  Tommy [ Sat Feb 28, 2015 10:39 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Runedraw tool for windows

I see, ok. I can do that, I actually went out of my way to clear out the gray box behind the runes. But I see the reasoning behind it.

Putting it back. Updating in progress.

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