Hexcrafter archetype not working


The Hexcrafter archetype data seems to be incomplete.

E.g. Accursed Strike and Magus Arcana are not working.

The Accursed Strike bug can be fixed by changing:

"ABILITY:Magus Class Feature|AUTOMATIC|Hexcrafter ~ Hex Arcana|Hexcrafter ~ Spells"


"ABILITY:Magus Class Feature|AUTOMATIC|Hexcrafter ~ Hex Arcana|Hexcrafter ~ Spells|Magus Arcana ~ Accursed Strike".




Andrew Maitland
August 6, 2017, 2:40 PM

I really don't see anything wrong. Matched how Magus gets Magus Arcana, and altered the Main Archetype to remove the old type method. Tested and I got the correct stuff.

Michael Ruth
August 8, 2017, 6:10 AM

I appreciate you having looked at it, but it's clearly an issue in the PCGen version I'm using.
I've attached a .zip file containing screenshots and character files to reproduce the issue.

Let me know if there's anything else I can do to allow you to track down the problem.

P.S.: I downloaded version 06.07.02 which appears to be the most recent downloadable version, but after installing, it doesn't include a PCGen.exe, so I couldn't test it.

(I'm a bit confused by the Fix Versions shown above. Which version did you use for your tests? 06.07.03?)

Andrew Maitland
August 8, 2017, 12:50 PM

Hi Michael,

As one of the developers, I can build pcgen at any version I need. In this case, I built a pre-release 6.07.03 and tested it. The Fix Version is always the next version to be released, in this case 6.07.03 will be the next release. You can download the pcgen.exe from Sourceforge.net, I left it there for anyone wanting to use 6.07.02.

However, downloading 6.07.02 would not include the fixes or adjustments I made, and it would also lack all the code changes introduced under the hood. Our code team has been rather active of late, and been cleaning up the files.

When I tested the character of my own build, I got the correct 1 magus arcana ever 3rd level. I could also opt to take a Witch Hex.

Not sure what else to say. Give me a few days to get the next release out, and you can test it yourself.


Michael Ruth
August 8, 2017, 6:06 PM

Ah, I see. thanks for the explanation.

I'll repeat the test with the next version as soon as it's released.

Michael Ruth
October 6, 2017, 11:58 PM

I finally got around to test it. It's indeed fixed in version 6.07.03.
There also don't appear to be any problems choosing Arcana or Hex at later levels.



Andrew Maitland


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