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Ok, So there is another thread that has talked about sharing preparation for scenarios across our large pool of PFS GMs.

I've created This as a start.

This is a shared google doc folder that everybody with the link above had access to edit and borrow from. It's kind of bare bones right now, I'm hoping that our community can fill up the folders. Let me know if there are upgrades to the organization of it that you'd like to see.

If you're not sure how to use google docs, or don't want to chance breaking it you can

email me:
angilynn30@gmail.com
and I can add the information for you.

Here are the rules:

Play nice -- this is not a tool to share scenarios, just our prep for them
Don't take, just copy
If you are availing yourself of this resource, please also give to it

*** any scenarios uploaded will be deleted****


Looks good Thea, I'll add my own notes soon when I have the chance (on vacation currently, away from main computer).

Can we have a folder for mods/specials (like thornkeep) as well?

;)


CRobledo wrote:

Looks good Thea, I'll add my own notes soon when I have the chance (on vacation currently, away from main computer).

Can we have a folder for mods/specials (like thornkeep) as well?

;)

Added the base folder... no subfolders... yet

Liberty's Edge 4/5

GREAT JOB!!! THANKS!! Goes and gets hand fuls of purple glitter and throws them all around, for such wonderful spread sheet.

Silver Crusade

Who is this "Thea" you speak of? I know only the glory that is the Holy Trinity, the CatBunnyGnome!

Sovereign Court

I assume we can also mail you listings of errors and such? :)

I've found a ton. ;)

Grand Lodge 4/5 Venture-Agent, Nevada—Las Vegas aka kinevon

Just to start out the module section, probably needs some checking and re-organizing, but HeroLab .por & "printed" (using Armidale's character sheet format) .htm sheets for the various Ruby Phoenix Tournament NPCs.

Be very careful if you print these out from the HTM files. Because of the NPC levels, some of the files can have quite a large page count.


Deussu wrote:

I assume we can also mail you listings of errors and such? :)

I've found a ton. ;)

If you want to. Considering this is going to be fan-based I'm not expecting everything to be pristine, and if I have time to edit things I will. However, instead of nitpicking others work, put up your own w/out the errors :D

Dark Archive

Pathfinder Adventure, Adventure Path, Maps Subscriber

Added the templated creatures for Runecarved Key (text)

Dark Archive

Should we put up cut out scenario images and cut up custom maps for printing?

Regardless, I have a lot of GM prep notes / stat blocks to put up.


ZomB wrote:

Should we put up cut out scenario images and cut up custom maps for printing?

Regardless, I have a lot of GM prep notes / stat blocks to put up.

From my perspective: put up what you have ... I just don't want people putting up entire scenarios to be shared since that is strictly against TOS.

Lantern Lodge 5/5 Venture-Lieutenant, South Dakota—Rapid City aka Black Powder Chocobo

I often copy stats from the PRD of monsters just listed by their Bestiary reference into a Word doc I can print out so I don't have to pull out the book every time (also reduces some metagaming from players well versed in the book), and I'd be willing to share the few I've created so far.


Black Powder Chocobo wrote:

I often copy stats from the PRD of monsters just listed by their Bestiary reference into a Word doc I can print out so I don't have to pull out the book every time (also reduces some metagaming from players well versed in the book), and I'd be willing to share the few I've created so far.

Feel free to upload them as long... follow the link in the original post and find your season and scenario folder :)

FYI for everyone uploading ... if you can upload it into a converted google doc format it doesn't take away from the storage capacity -- if it can't be converted fine, but if you can please do so. thanks.

And thank you for contributing

Dark Archive

The problem with my files is that they are formatted for international A4 page size. If they get converted the page formatting may go to pot.

Will try a couple and see what happens.


ZomB wrote:

The problem with my files is that they are formatted for international A4 page size. If they get converted the page formatting may go to pot.

Will try a couple and see what happens.

try it and see ... if i need to play with the formatting i can when i have time

Dark Archive

Uplaoded about 60 files. The only ones I couldn't convert to docs format were those bigger than 2MB.


ZomB wrote:
Uplaoded about 60 files. The only ones I couldn't convert to docs format were those bigger than 2MB.

woot ... thanks for your contributions.

Silver Crusade

Excellent Job! Bravo!

This is just what we needed as a community. I will add things that have been given on the board and made public. I don't have any claim on the stuff I am uploading, or most of it but it has been posted on the boards, so thus it is free anyways.

I have added things that were posted in the past on drop box and such.

Sovereign Court 5/5

Pathfinder Adventure Path, Card Game, Starfinder Adventure Path Subscriber

Yay, the thread is stickied! I went to add my prep for Refuge of Time and Haunting of Hinojai and found that it was already there! (Yay people doing stuff for me!) I think I'll be adding my other prep throughout the day. (At least, the ones I've done since I started typing it up as opposed to writing lots of notes on scenarios)

EDIT: Okay, I added the other prep I had easily available plus some of the pics I show players for reference. I might transcribe some of the ones I wrote by hand and add them later.


You guys are truly awesome ...

There is a wealth of information already uploaded and I know it's only going to get better :)

Thanks to all of you that have contributed, keep up the good workd

Have to say my favorite references so far are the GM After mod reference and the scenario prep checklist ... soooo handy already hehe.

Shadow Lodge 5/5 5/55/55/55/5 Venture-Captain, Indiana—Southern aka CanisDirus

Added a few files, including a 2-page after-gm thing - identical to the original on the front but with two tables from the Guide on the back so if a GM prints it front-back they'll have more info available for players post-scenario.

Several of the things I'm uploading are not mine, but garnered from other GMs in similar threads over the months.

Sovereign Court 5/5

Pathfinder Adventure Path, Card Game, Starfinder Adventure Path Subscriber

A heads up on stuff I've noticed w/ the Google Docs - when using the Google Docs viewer, it seems to mess up where page breaks are placed on .docx. I've noticed a couple empty pages/missing page breaks in stuff I've uploaded. I would recommend downloading the file before printing it so you can double check to see if the page breaks are correct or not.

4/5

I added a quick spreadsheet I made of standard weapon and armor HP and Hardness. There are tabs for Small, Medium and Large size gear, with values for the most common materials (Normal, Adamantine, Mithral and Cold Iron) and adjustments for magic weapons. It's correct to the best of my knowledge, but I welcome any corrections.


Thanks for creating this, it's got the potential to be an amazing resource.

So, forgive my ignorance, but how do I move a copy of a file from my google drive to the shared prep drive? For example, I have a spreadsheet that lists all the vitals of the encounters in Among the Living on my drive, here, how do I get it into the PFS 7: Among the Living in the shared prep drive?

Contributor

Wow, so much cool stuff there. That GM Scenario Prep Checklist is amazing. Thanks to all the contributors!


Akerlof wrote:

Thanks for creating this, it's got the potential to be an amazing resource.

So, forgive my ignorance, but how do I move a copy of a file from my google drive to the shared prep drive? For example, I have a spreadsheet that lists all the vitals of the encounters in Among the Living on my drive, here, how do I get it into the PFS 7: Among the Living in the shared prep drive?

right click the file in your goodle drive and copy ... open the shared drive .. locate the folder and paste into the correct drive .. should work .. if not ...

copy and paste to your desktop .. then click and drag into the shared drive.

4/5

This is only like...the most awesome thing ever. Will be using it and putting up materials when I prep. Thanks for making it.

Contributor

A couple of us in our local group have been discussing how to keep track of which players have played which scenarios as a way of streamlining scheduling. The current idea is to have a Google Docs sheet anyone can edit, and it occurred to me that we can't be the first people to have had this idea. Is there such a critter out there in the digital wild anywhere that anybody here knows of?


Chris, rather than trying to remember which person played what scenario... what I would do is just record when you ran a scenario at a given store. Try not to repeat the same scenario at the same location more than 4 times a year.

Works for us.

Grand Lodge 4/5

Adventure Path Charter Subscriber; Pathfinder Starfinder Roleplaying Game, Starfinder Society Subscriber
Christopher Rowe wrote:
A couple of us in our local group have been discussing how to keep track of which players have played which scenarios as a way of streamlining scheduling. The current idea is to have a Google Docs sheet anyone can edit, and it occurred to me that we can't be the first people to have had this idea. Is there such a critter out there in the digital wild anywhere that anybody here knows of?

This can work with a small enough community, but as it grows you'll drive yourself mad trying to keep track of what's been run for who, by who etc.

Heck, I have a hard enough time keeping track of what I've played/GMed!

Grand Lodge 4/5 Venture-Agent, Nevada—Las Vegas aka kinevon

Chris, the Pathfinder Society Online Collective has such an animal. I don't have the link to either the PSOC or the doc with me (I am at work), but the PCOS is a Google group, so should be searchable, and it is referenced in several threads on the forums here.

Contributor

Thanks for the tips and suggestions all. I found one that the Indianapolis Pathfinder Society uses as well that might suit.

So far there are really only about ten of us who might be considered "regular" so the spreadsheet should be manageable for now, hopefully.


My local group used to use a google spreadsheet ... everyone had access and could update for their own characters .... it can come in handy from time to time .. although it's been awhile since we've used it.


Purple Fluffy CatBunnyGnome wrote:

Ok, So there is another thread that has talked about sharing preparation for scenarios across our large pool of PFS GMs.

I've created This as a start.

This is a shared google doc folder that everybody with the link above had access to edit and borrow from. It's kind of bare bones right now, I'm hoping that our community can fill up the folders. Let me know if there are upgrades to the organization of it that you'd like to see.

Wow this worked well. Great job!

Shadow Lodge

as a Note or suggestion ...

For Matrimony influence tracker (BTW I LOVE IT)

Might I suggest each NPC's name be entered into the slots as well as the addition of 1 more space since the tracker is short 1 space for the total ammount of NPC's

Sovereign Court 5/5 Venture-Captain, Canada—Ontario—Ottawa aka The ShadowShackleton

Thanks so much to Thea for creating this and to everyone who has contributed. It was a real lifesaver in my prep for a con this weekend. Huzzah!


The ShadowShackleton wrote:
Thanks so much to Thea for creating this and to everyone who has contributed. It was a real lifesaver in my prep for a con this weekend. Huzzah!

Glad it worked so well for you :)

Liberty's Edge 5/5 Venture-Lieutenant, Washington—Seattle aka The Great Rinaldo!

I uploaded my version of the Matrimony tracker. It combines the "roll call" (which NPC is available when), the influence count, the "who used their attempt this scene" track, and faction mission track into a single page. I also included room for 7 players, since that may occasionally happen.

5/5

I've uploaded some items for 3-25: Storming the Diamond Gate. Included are:

  • Images for the rune gate.
  • My GM cheat sheet, including player handouts for the various runes.
  • Custom 1" scale maps for both levels of the dungeon.

Note that these maps are designed to be printed on a plotter. It should be possible to print them on smaller paper and tile them together.

Out of curiosity, how much room is there on this Google Drive? Some of my maps are fairly large files.


Myron Pauls wrote:

I've uploaded some items for 3-25: Storming the Diamond Gate. Included are:

  • Images for the rune gate.
  • My GM cheat sheet, including player handouts for the various runes.
  • Custom 1" scale maps for both levels of the dungeon.

Note that these maps are designed to be printed on a plotter. It should be possible to print them on smaller paper and tile them together.

Out of curiosity, how much room is there on this Google Drive? Some of my maps are fairly large files.

Currently it's my personal google drive.. however, I'm in talks with someone to host it... if it's something that can be upleaded as a google doc then it takes no space, if it absolutely cannot be a google doc then feel free to upload it (there is still tons of room currently)

Myron -- after your things were uploaded I'm still only at 18% for the whole drive (shared and my personal sections) so I think we're good.

5/5

Purple Fluffy CatBunnyGnome wrote:

Currently it's my personal google drive.. however, I'm in talks with someone to host it... if it's something that can be upleaded as a google doc then it takes no space, if it absolutely cannot be a google doc then feel free to upload it (there is still tons of room currently)

Myron -- after your things were uploaded I'm still only at 18% for the whole drive (shared and my personal sections) so I think we're good.

Thanks for the quick reply! I will convert the PDFs that I posted to Google Docs format later this evening. I'm not sure how well the poster maps will convert, but I'll give them a try too.


Myron Pauls wrote:
Purple Fluffy CatBunnyGnome wrote:

Currently it's my personal google drive.. however, I'm in talks with someone to host it... if it's something that can be upleaded as a google doc then it takes no space, if it absolutely cannot be a google doc then feel free to upload it (there is still tons of room currently)

Myron -- after your things were uploaded I'm still only at 18% for the whole drive (shared and my personal sections) so I think we're good.

Thanks for the quick reply! I will convert the PDFs that I posted to Google Docs format later this evening. I'm not sure how well the poster maps will convert, but I'll give them a try too.

If it screw it up too badly don't worry about converting them ... and not sure if the pdfs will convert to a google format (I haven't found it at lease).

Honestly, I think we're ok for now ... if the drive starts to get out of hand I'll look at something different

(really brain is stuck on 2 hours of work left and then 2 weeks off for my internship lol)

The Exchange

uploaded blackros matrimony ref sheet to track influence checks

er, i dont have access, so ill send it to someone that does.


This is a great!

Great job 5 star Purple Fluffy Cat Bunny Gnome!

Sczarni 4/5 Venture-Lieutenant, Connecticut—Manchester aka Cpt_kirstov

If I ever have time, I might get mini lists together (maybe I will just type them up next time I prep things) by encounter

Scarab Sages

Added notes and some spell sheets

Modules:
Dawn of the Scarlet Sun

Season 0:
Hydra's Fang
Murder on the Silken Caravan
Frozen Fingers of Midnight
Mists of Mwangi
To Scale a Dragon
Among the Living
Slave Pits of Absalom
Our Lady of Silver

Season 1:
DWK 4
Beggar's Pearl
Fortune's Blight

Season 2:
Rebel's Ransom
HoM 1 & 2
Dalsine Affair
Shadow's Last Stand 1 & 2
Year of the Shadow Lodge
Heresy of Man 2

Season 3:
Quest 1, 2, & 3
Midnight Mauler
Haunting of Hinojai
Gods Market Gamble
Goblinblood Dead
Icebound Outpost
Storming the Diamond Gate
Golden Serpent

Season 4:
Race for the Runecarved Key
Rise of the Goblin Guild
King of the Storval Stairs
Sanos Abduction
Severing Ties
Green Market
Blakros Matrimony
The Disappeared

The Exchange

Thank you so much for the extra tools.

Silver Crusade

I was just looking over the shared material for Rise of the Goblin Guild (thanks to those who contributed!), and there's a file that appears to be blank. It's the first file, named Ekkie after the name of that goblin. Can anyone else see anything in that file? Is it just me, or did it not upload properly?


it is a dead file ,... I've removed it.. Thanks for bring it up

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