Thanks for volunteering to help beta test Wild Card Creator! The feedback you provide is invaluable in helping me create the best version of the program that I can.

Beta Test Agreement

By beta testing Wild Card Creator, you agree to the following:

  • I will not distribute the beta copies to others under an circumstances
  • I will not write reviews or provide public feedback of the beta versions without express permission
  • I will send in feedback and bug reports to Journeyman Games (using the convenient “Feedback” menu in the program)

Download

The most recent beta version is Beta 6 (25 May 2013), which expires on 1 June 2013.

Note: Google Chrome (and only Google Chrome) says that the Wild Card Creator beta download is “not a commonly downloaded and could be dangerous.” It has been scanned with real antivirus software which confirms that it is most definitely NOT dangerous. Marking files as potential malware solely because they haven’t been downloaded very much is really stupid on Google’s part and I’m trying to find a way to get around it.

Version Notes:

  • Characters made in beta versions are only guaranteed to work for one future beta version. For best results, make sure that you always re-save your characters with the most recent version of Wild Card Creator.
  • Right now, only Hell on Earth Reloaded and the non-Explorer’s Edition PDF of the Deadlands Reloaded Player’s Guide can be imported.

Changelog:

Beta 6 (25 May 2013)

New Features

  • The homebrew setting window now checks if the setting is unsaved before closing
  • Additional labels have been added to clarify the hombrew setting window
  • Restricting Savage Worlds content now removes them from the Mechanical Effects lists
  • User-created homebrew content now appears on the Mechanical Effects lists
  • Armor, Mundane Items, Hand Weapons, Ranged Weapons, and Powers can not be homebrewed
  • If a homebrew setting has been imported and is later changed, Wild Card Creator offers to reimport it
  • Flat modifiers to traits (e.g. +2) can now be exported to stat blocks and PDFs

Bug Fixes

  • Homebrew character content is now sorted in the homebrew setting window
  • An issue with resizing the homebrew setting window has been fixed
  • The Manage Settings window is now hidden when creating a setting.
  • Double-clicking now works on the Export to PDF screen
  • Double-clicking tables in the homebrew setting window is more reliable
  • Restrictions can now be removed
  • Choosing “Player’s Choice” as a mechanical effect now works as intended
  • The user is no longer warned excessively about overwriting homebrew content
  • Custom Hindrances set to “Minor or Major” now behave correctly

Rules Fixes

  • Arcane Backgrounds once again properly grant starting powers

Beta 5 (16 May 2013)

New Features

  • Homebrew settings can be created with custom Races, Skills, Hindrances, and Edges
  • Form-fillable PDFs now include the weight of a character’s items
  • The Expanded Statblock can now list gear on separate lines

Bug Fixes

  • Dialog boxes are no longer infinitely spawned when the character is out of attribute or skill points and a trait’s spinner’s up arrow is held down.
  • Importing a published PDF is now much faster
  • Custom derived statistics (e.g. DLR Grit) are no longer sorted oddly in character statblocks
  • Armor with an Armor Value of “—” (e.g. Shields) no longer display it in their text

Rules Fixes

  • [HoER] Operation Damocles now properly restricts other Edges from being taken

Beta 4 (15 April 2013)

New Features

  • Characters can now be exported in RTF, plain text, HTML, BBCode, and Wiki Markup
  • Exporting to the Deadlands Reloaded Explorer’s Edition character sheet works (more support, and a mode for adding your own, will come)

Bug Fixes

  • The program no longer freezes during version checking if you have a spotty internet connection
  • Rippers is now correctly recognized
  • Wild Card Creator no longer freezes when examining certain PDFs
  • Loading either of the two versions of a Colt Peacemaker in Deadlands Reloaded no longer causes incorrect behavior

Beta 3 (16 March 2013)

New Features

  • Character saving is implemented!
  • [DLR] You can now write up Your Worst Nightmare.
  • Text from dialog boxes can be copied
  • If you can’t connect to the URL displaying known issues (e.g. you’re behind a firewall), the URL is displayed for you
  • The original version of Deadlands Reloaded is now recognized and a message is displayed saying that it’s not supported, per Pinnacle’s request
  • Trait spinners now always display the value of the trait and reflect any modifiers
  • When you click on the value of a spinner, it is highlighted
  • Double-clicking on a table is the same as pressing the related button (e.g. double-clicking on an Edge adds it to the character)

Bug Fixes

  • Many errors that occurred in the Debug Log when certain Edges were taken are now fixed
  • Starting cash is now properly calculated
  • Adding and removing houseruled improved Edges without the prerequisite Edges no longer results in unstable behavior
  • Using the Redo command to revert a change in a trait now properly updates its corresponding spinner
  • Hindrances that had to be specified as Major or Minor now are bolded in the list of Hindrances when selected
  • The Trait Panel now always shows any modifiers to traits

Rules Fixes

  • The Elderly Hindrance now has its effects properly applied
  • The Dwarf Race now properly reduces the character’s Pace.

Beta 2 (9 February 2013)

New Features

  • Added support for all Arcane Backgrounds and Powers
  • [DLR] New Arcane Backgrounds and Powers are imported and fully supported
  • Wild Card Creator now checks online for the most current version and notifies the user if their copy is out of date
  • It is now possible to manually edit a character’s cash
  • A “Debug Console” is available, which I may ask you to run to help diagnose particularly difficult bugs (generally, you shouldn’t need it though)

Bug Fixes

  • Hindrances given to the character by other sources (such as a Race) now properly have their effects applied
  • A Windows-specific bug preventing character creation content from being loaded from PDFs has been fixed
  • The home screen is hidden when not in use
  • Several Windows-specific display issues have been resolved
  • The program should run much more quickly

Rules Fixes

  • Habit (Minor) now gives a –1 Charisma, whereas Habit (Major) does not, per Clint’s answer here
  • [DLR] The Knack, Soldier, and Superior Kung Fu Edges are now properly listed as separate Edges

Beta 1 (13 January 2013)

  • Initial beta release