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Alien RPG compendium

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Is there a shareable compendium for Alien RPG? I bought the box set that is supposed to have the core rules in it. I can see them in the game i created and I set up the compendium sharing but my players cant see them. I am new here and this is the first game I am running so I admit i may be doing something wrong. I did follow the steps to share my compendium from what i looked up on YouTube. Please help.
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Andreas J.
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The marketplace description of the Alien RPG bundle says nothing about a compendium: <a href="https://marketplace.roll20.net/browse/bundle/7841/alien-rpg-starter-bundle" rel="nofollow">https://marketplace.roll20.net/browse/bundle/7841/alien-rpg-starter-bundle</a> The page says: Complete conversion of the fast and effective version of the ALIEN RPG Ruleset as searchable handouts When I went to the <a href="https://roll20.net/compendium/" rel="nofollow">https://roll20.net/compendium/</a> page, it should list all games that has compendiums, and Aliens isn't listen there either.
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Im sorry, I am new to roll20, i thought if you bought core rules for a game then they would be in a compendium to share with the players. But noted ill watch for that in the future. Andreas J. said: The marketplace description of the Alien RPG bundle says nothing about a compendium: <a href="https://marketplace.roll20.net/browse/bundle/7841/alien-rpg-starter-bundle" rel="nofollow">https://marketplace.roll20.net/browse/bundle/7841/alien-rpg-starter-bundle</a> The page says: Complete conversion of the fast and effective version of the ALIEN RPG Ruleset as searchable handouts When I went to the <a href="https://roll20.net/compendium/" rel="nofollow">https://roll20.net/compendium/</a> page, it should list all games that has compendiums, and Aliens isn't listen there either.
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Kraynic
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Jestermh said: Im sorry, I am new to roll20, i thought if you bought core rules for a game then they would be in a compendium to share with the players. But noted ill watch for that in the future. The handouts are probably viewable by the players.&nbsp; Have you checked the journal tab to make sure the handouts are there?&nbsp; It may be that most of them are archived, but accessed through a table of contents or index handout.
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yes i have the ability to give out handouts of it, that is just a bit more pain then being able to let my players see the core rules you know.
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Kraynic
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My point was that they may already have the permissions to view them, and can look up whatever they want themselves.&nbsp; Are the handout permissions for the rules set to All Players in the view section?&nbsp; You may already know, but that is the original form of getting info to players on Roll20.&nbsp; Handouts are the original compendium (if linked so you can navigate through them).&nbsp; I run a system that has been out of print since the mid '90s and my players can look anything up by going to the table of contents handout, or some of the top tier handouts I have in folders.&nbsp; Pretty much the entire system is there, and they have the permission to view them all.&nbsp; If I want to draw their attention to something specific, I can click "Show to Players" to make it pop up for everyone.&nbsp; It isn't in the compendium tab, but there is nothing keeping your players from using it if the permissions are set up right.
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The only way to share the rules with your players is painfully sharing each of the 59 handouts under the "Starter Set - Rules" folder tree. My advice is to create a base game and set up everything you need, like handouts permissions, default tokens set up, vision and lightning, xenomorph characters... then copy the game instead of creating a new game with the module and use a new copy to play it every time.
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Kraynic
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Sr. K said: The only way to share the rules with your players is painfully sharing each of the 59 handouts under the "Starter Set - Rules" folder tree. In case no one has, it might&nbsp; be worth submitting a ticket on the Help Center to get those permissions changed.&nbsp; I hope it isn't intentional that a GM has to do that, when they could come already set up for everyone to view them and any GM sensitive info be in the GM section of the handouts.
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Kraynic said: Sr. K said: The only way to share the rules with your players is painfully sharing each of the 59 handouts under the "Starter Set - Rules" folder tree. In case no one has, it might&nbsp; be worth submitting a ticket on the Help Center to get those permissions changed.&nbsp; I hope it isn't intentional that a GM has to do that, when they could come already set up for everyone to view them and any GM sensitive info be in the GM section of the handouts. I contacted the module author directly two months ago expecting to speed up communication and he said he was going to schedule a patch, but no news about it yet. I think I will submit a ticket to cover all communication channels.Thanks for the advice.
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Sr. K said: The only way to share the rules with your players is painfully sharing each of the 59 handouts under the "Starter Set - Rules" folder tree. My advice is to create a base game and set up everything you need, like handouts permissions, default tokens set up, vision and lightning, xenomorph characters... then copy the game instead of creating a new game with the module and use a new copy to play it every time. this was very helpful. I still haven't set up all the permissions yet but at least I don't have to mess with token set up everytime i will want to start a game.