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Alien Archive Official Bug Thread

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Trivia
Roll20 Team
Thank you for purchasing the  Starfinder Alien Archive !  Alien Archive allows you to quickly view and import over 100 creatures with associated token art, one-click actions, integrated feats and spells, and more. We've also bundled along all of the token art separately (for use in-app only) so you can use them in your games however you'd like! As some of you may be new to Roll20, I will start with an FAQ! Alien Archive FAQ Which Character Sheet should I use with this product? All official Starfinder content on Roll20 is created to support the  Starfinder by Roll20  official character sheet. That said, we provide all technical information to community sheet developers for them to be able to support official content. However, we can not guarantee full intended functionality on anything other than the  Starfinder by Roll20  character sheet. How do I access my content on the site? On Roll20.net, mouseover Tools and then Compendium. Clicking "Starfinder" will get you to the front page where you can browse and search all compendium entries, from monsters to rules. How do I access my content in a game? In a game using a Starfinder character sheet, simply go to the Compendium Tab (i) of the sidebar, where you can view and search all compendium entries, from monsters to rules. You can click on an entry to see the details, or pull monsters and rules into your game by dragging them to the game board. Quick link to the Starfinder Compendium See more about  accessing Compendiums  in the Roll20 Wiki. I'm having a problem with using the Starfinder Character Sheet! Please bring sheet-specific feedback to the Official Starfinder Character Sheet Bug & Feedback Thread .  This monster is incorrect or missing information! Please let us know in this thread. I have other feedback about the Alien Archive Please let us know in this thread. This is our first Starfinder release on Roll20 and we want to make your Starfinder experience a great one. Here is our current Known Issues and Future Development list to help keep you informed on where we are heading next with Starfinder support.  Known Issues: Monster List data view is still being adjusted. The Name and CR search is functioning, but invisible. (Save for the Novaspawn, which is a spaceship and has no CR) Spaceships (such as the Novaspawn) do not drag onto sheets.  Future Development List: Grafts will be able to be used in NPC building Races integrated into Starfinder character sheets Starship drag and drop and starship building Equipment list in a more searchable format (Similar to Pathfinder) 1 click spell actions for Drag and Drop NPC's (Similar to Pathfinder Bestiary creatures)
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Scott C.
Roll20 Production Team
Looking forward to what everyone thinks of Alien Archive!
So...this isnt really a full compendium?  This is just the material from Alien Archive?  I thought packs like this were to supplement the basic compendium.  But a far as I can tell, there are no basic compendium entries for things like core races, equipment, or spells.   Hence why I am confused.  Whats going on here?  Am I just missing something? Help me out folks. AtD
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Roll20 Team
Ahpook - Currently the Starfinder Compendium contains Alien Archive. Core races, equipment, and spells are part of the Starfinder Core Rulebook, which we do not sell at this time, but are getting the architecture in place for. Please let me know if you have any more questions! :)
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API Scripter
Since you mentioned other feedback here, I'll give mine: I miss the old search and importer. I guess this is the reason they're gone. Just comparing D&D MM table of contents to AA toc, MM has 149 entries (not including NPCs or misc creatures), and AA has 60. I guess I've long thought AA was a bit of a low effort book, with so many templates/grafts instead of fully fleshed out creatures (a summoned angel has -3 int bonus, since they didn't bother to change its stats from elemental, lol). Anyways, $40 seems a bit steep, given the limited creature entries (60 + some advanced versions of creatures?), and that the pdf is $10. I may end up getting it, but maybe I'll hold off for a more comparable pricing ($50 for MM, which has at least twice as many creatures, perhaps three times as many?). I wonder, do creatures with spells or spell-like abilities have them available as one-click (with all details pasting, not just the spell name)?
Thanks for the quick answers!
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Roll20 Team
Thanks Bast - We've got some cool stuff coming to add to the Alien Archive integration that I think folks will really enjoy, but as this book is as feature complete as other creature compendium books, I didn't want to sit on it any longer ;) Spell integration will come with the next big Starfinder feature update, thank you for asking! I'll get that on the Future Development list in the first post. 
I will give it a whirl friday when I pick it up.   I am hoping that the core stuff makes it into the compendium as aliens only kinda defeats the purpose of the compendium. will owning the aliens give us insight into creating our own custom aliens. I have created all my Aliens for the first 2 dead suns campaigns and using / setting up abilities is/was a pain in the ass and a lot of things do not work. Will we be able to look at and learn from the alien archive in how to set stuff up?
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Scott C.
Roll20 Production Team
Hi Michael, the dropped monsters use all the same features you'd use to make them manually, so yes you'll be able to look at how we've set things up for ideas to use for your own creatures. If you've got some specific questions on things that aren't working for you, drop by the sheet's thread and I'll be glad to help.
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Just to be clear, current character sheet creatures can't use their spells & abilities with a click?  (w/ respect to Bast's question) This sounds in contradiction to "100 creatures with associated token art, one-click actions, integrated feats and spells".   Are there plans to add this functionality later, if so I'd be interested. Without it, there's not much of a draw. Are there summoned creatures already filled out, vs manually applying templates (which feels not great)?
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Roll20 Team
Hi Mark - Currently the creatures have their spells added as a list. This functionality will be updated at a later date, as we do not have spell data in the Compendium yet. However, All actions and attacks roll with one click. Any creatures that are listed in the Alien Archive have all their stats, for example, elementals/skittermanders/mountain eels/etc. As far as the Grafts section that can be applied when summoning, the amount of combinations is enormous, so this is also part of the architecture currently in development.  Just to clarify what I said above, since this release of Alien Archive matches the current functionality of Roll20's other monster-based compendiums on the Marketplace, I didn't want to hold it back from y'all until we had every bell and whistle complete. It works great for drag-and-drop standard monsters to quickly create encounters, saving time from having to enter in all the stats manually and having custom tokens already uploaded without adding to your storage limits.  I'm always happy to talk about what I'm able to for the products my team works on, thanks to everyone asking for clarification! We want to make sure you all are happy with your purchases and know what you're getting :)
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Ok Just purchased this today. Maybe I am missing something but no matter what npc I drag in, almost none of the spell-like abilities seem set up. For example ... I put the void hag into my game... She has 5 spell like abilities Cosmic eddy Enervation Irradiate Psychokinetic Radiation Inflict pain They are listed in spell like abilities (But they do nothing) theres no description for them, no damage set up, no saves set up... Just the name Click on Cosmic Eddy and Enervation display nothing at all. Just an empty window. Irradiate and Psychokinetic strangulation Just display a Save with the DC Number But no info on what it is you are casting what type of damage it may do ect. Inflict pain Seems set up to cast and do damage But it is missing the description of what you are actually casting as well as the save partial damage ect. Inflict Pain Level:  Mystic 2 School:  enchantment (  pain  ,  mind-affecting  ) Casting Time:  1 standard action Range:  close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels) Duration:  1 round/level Saving Throw:  Will partial, see text Spell Resistance:  yes Description You telepathically rack the target’s mind and body with agonizing pain that imposes a –2 penalty to ability checks, attack rolls, and skill checks. A target that succeeds at a Will saving throw reduces the duration to 1 round.
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Roll20 Team
Hi Michael - This is an example of what's listed in the Future Development list above - " 1 click spell actions for Drag and Drop NPC's (Similar to Pathfinder Bestiary creatures)". Thank you for the report!
This is great news and I am happy that you are starting to add in Starfinder content. However, I personally prefer to spend money for finished, working products, and this doesn't cut it yet, in my opinion. I will be happy to buy it if you either lower the price to its current value, or when you will have implemented all of its advertised functionalities.
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I saw the 1 click spell actions listed in there but I did not realize it applied to abilities. Maybe I just misunderstood what one click actions pertained to. Don't get me wrong I love the pack and I bought the pack to support anything starfinder related.  Just seemed like a bug.  Just seemed like the Alien pack is missing the part that makes alot of it work, that being the core rules/infrastructure that supports the actual alien archive. This is my first Roll20 product and first time using Roll20 So "Silimar to pathfinder bestiary" was gibberish to me. Thats why I asked here.
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LotsOfLore - We'll be sure to launch a release note once the book has expanded functionality! See you then :) Michael - No problem at all! Apologies if that came off as less than informative. Starfinder is the first all-new IP that we've released in quite some time, so you are helping us learn as well!
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Trivia said: LotsOfLore - We'll be sure to launch a release note once the book has expanded functionality! See you then :) Michael - No problem at all! Apologies if that came off as less than informative. Starfinder is the first all-new IP that we've released in quite some time, so you are helping us learn as well! Thanks. Well, knowing that you are working towards that end is very good news and, besides, I won't be able to hold off buying it for too long anyway hehe Also looking forward to the core rule book!