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    Question Kings Of War for Army Builder?

    I use Army Builder and went to their forums to see if anyone was working on updating it for the new rules. Unfortunately I'm not finding a section on there for for KoW or any Mantic games. So I'll ask on here. Is anyone working on updating this datafile? Or am I the only one still using that software?
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    Armies: KOW - Undead, Orcs (with Goblin allies), Abyssal Dwarfs, Dwarfs
    Warpath - Marauders
    and a bunch of armies for other miniature games not worth mentioning.

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    Senior Member scalyback's Avatar
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    there is a data file for KOW + warpath but it is the last set of rules,someone said they would update but can't remember who (not scarletsquig) or find it again

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    Yeah I already have it downloaded for the old ruleset. I was kind of disappointed that their forums didn't have a Mantic discussion section for me to post my inquiry on.
    "Did you know that if you play a Nickelback song backwards you hear a message from the devil? Worse yet if you play it forward you hear Nickelback."
    Armies: KOW - Undead, Orcs (with Goblin allies), Abyssal Dwarfs, Dwarfs
    Warpath - Marauders
    and a bunch of armies for other miniature games not worth mentioning.

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    Senior Member scalyback's Avatar
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    army builder has bad rep (you buy core program then THEY don't produce data files),look at battlescribe posts for reasons

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    I've spoken to the guy who created it before when he was adding my fanlists. Let me try and get in contact again and find out the plans for updating it.
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    Thanks mattjgilbert, much appreciated.
    @ scalyback: They don't update the files themselves for legal reasons. They had a run in of some sorts with GW years ago, I don't remember the details. I just know that since they are selling a product they can't profit from other companies intellectual properties, just the core system.
    Last edited by rrooster1977; 27-07-2012 at 03:13 PM. Reason: piss poor colonial grammar
    "Did you know that if you play a Nickelback song backwards you hear a message from the devil? Worse yet if you play it forward you hear Nickelback."
    Armies: KOW - Undead, Orcs (with Goblin allies), Abyssal Dwarfs, Dwarfs
    Warpath - Marauders
    and a bunch of armies for other miniature games not worth mentioning.

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    I am working on updating them to the current lists. I've finished magic items, elves, dwarves, and men. Shouldn't be too much longer.

    EDIT: This is what I've come up with. All armies and magic items are updated. It was surprisingly easy to update, which means I went fast, which means I probably made mistakes. Anyway - you can download the files here: http://www.filefactory.com/file/3scu...ngs_of_War_zip

    Kind of an annoying site, but it's free and it was easy for me to use. Extract the files to your /armybuilder/data folder, preferably after erasing any files with a .KOW extension already present.
    Last edited by InsideReticle; 28-07-2012 at 05:48 PM.

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    Senior Member scalyback's Avatar
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    rrooster1977 thanks for the update explains a lot

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    The file is gone....
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    Indeed it is... If anyone is interested in the file send me a PM and I'll email it out as I get requests.

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    I wouldn't mind seeing something produced for the Quartermaster app, if possible.
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    I've just been doing a bit more work to our KoW army list builder (nothing to do with Army Builder). It's browser based so is cross platform, feel free to give it a go and let me know what you think. Bear in mind it's a work in progress (still needs a decent print feature ;-)

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