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Hero Lab is a commercial character creation tool.

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How to build a dynamic aura blade type of power?

A player of mine wants to play a Sword master and sword collector type of character. I want it to build the power, if possible, with hero-lab (since is the standard in the group). The general idea is ...
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How do I create a bladed bow in Hero Lab?

I am trying to create a bladed bow (a long bow with blades along the length) in Hero Lab for D&D 5E. I need it to do a lot of things simultaneously. It needs to deal slashing damage when used as ...
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Where does the "Hide Minions" extra come from?

The Hero Lab implementation of 3E Mutants and Masterminds includes a power Extra for the Summon power of "Hide Minions" with the following text: This extra hides your summoned minions. This is ...
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How do I add an animal companion in Hero Lab for 5th Edition D&D?

My group is playing D&D 5E, and as DM I use Hero Lab to manage the character sheets because I find it easy to use (normally), and it can be used via tablets, which saves on ink and paper cost. ...
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Hero Lab : What are the +nn/+nn/+nn for?

Posted here is a screenshot of my eidolon, but the numbers are all over the place on other characters. I'm not sure what terminology to use to describe it is because I have no idea of the purpose. ...
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Untyped strength bonus in Herolab

I am trying to create an object in Herolab for pathfinder that grants an untyped strength bonus. What I am starting from is ...
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Is it reasonable to create Dungeon World characters, fronts, etc. in Hero Lab?

I use Hero Lab extensively for my Pathfinder characters and really enjoy how easy it makes creating complex characters and experimenting with different character builds. Dungeon World is pretty light ...
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Does the HeroLab license let you share your portfolios and custom data files?

Since we're building a Pathfinder RPG setting at bySwarm, I'd like to create custom data files in HeroLab for our new reaces, feats, etc. I am also creating a portfolio of sheets for NPCs in it. Is ...
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