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Map Pins linked to Handouts

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Marco M. said: Tokens are linked to character sheet not handouts (sadly). What I want is the ability for an handout to be dropped and moved by the player (for investigative games using a corkboard). If you make a character sheet dressed as an handout, you always have the sheet and attribute tab popping out when you open it. It's serviceable? It is something you would accept from a premade module you buy? No! In particular now that there is a competitor that has those features allowed by default (see the Chariot of the Gods module for Foundry). I understand that the crosslinking part is difficult, but just a handout as token would be a great improvement in terms of quality of life. OK. I'm having a hard time understanding why you couldn't just create a handout and give a player control of it and let them fill it in as they need. Also, what do you mean by corkboard in a Roll20 context? Believe me, I am very far from being a Roll20 apologist, and I'm quite aware of Foundry. I just don't understand what you're looking for.
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Marco M.
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Literally a corkboard to make connections. It's pretty useful for campaigns of Kult, or games of Delta Green or Call of Cthulhu, or even for something like City of Myst.  And as I said, yes there is a workaround: making all your handouts into characters. But as you can see, you cannot drop an handout as if it were a token. And the "problem" of using a character instead of an handout is that now your handout has a character sheet tab and and attribute tab on top of the info ones.  Is it a big issue? Not really, but just being able to drop handouts as tokens (and nothing else) would be an improvement. And at the same time, giving the player the ability to modify the Journal allow them to take notes
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looks like ill be giving my money to FG. over 4 years plenty of new modules and other gimmicks to bring in money. but no map pins and still crickets from roll20
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Also, the more characters in your roll20 instance, the laggier it gets. Marco M. said: Literally a corkboard to make connections. It's pretty useful for campaigns of Kult, or games of Delta Green or Call of Cthulhu, or even for something like City of Myst.  And as I said, yes there is a workaround: making all your handouts into characters. But as you can see, you cannot drop an handout as if it were a token. And the "problem" of using a character instead of an handout is that now your handout has a character sheet tab and and attribute tab on top of the info ones.  Is it a big issue? Not really, but just being able to drop handouts as tokens (and nothing else) would be an improvement. And at the same time, giving the player the ability to modify the Journal allow them to take notes
+1, sadly not even the workwarounds work for me, since I need pins that the players are able to click and read whenever they want, but without allowing them to move the token.
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Andreas J.
Forum Champion
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Lekgolo said: +1, sadly not even the workwarounds work for me, since I need pins that the players are able to click and read whenever they want, but without allowing them to move the token. If you where a Pro user, you could use MapLock to prevent players from moving individual Map Pin tokens, but letting them still move other tokens they control(tokens locked with this would also stop the GM from moving them, unless they temporally unlock a locked token). TokenLock can be used for locking/unlocking all token movements by players, while not restricting the GM. (It's all or nothing, so can't lock individual tokens for players)
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Please please please! I've wanted this feature for so long and I've seen TONS of posts on different forums trying to find workarounds and all saying this feature is a must! There's also plenty of posts saying they have moved to different products because this was so crucial to what they were trying to achieve in their games.
+1!!!
+1 This would be VERY USEFUL
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+1 please implement.
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So this feature has been out there for 4 years now...but it never makes the schedule. Seems odd