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Author Topic: What Campaign Manager do you use?  (Read 703 times)

jeff37923

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Re: What Campaign Manager do you use?
« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2022, 06:59:41 PM »
I buy a cheap composition book for every campaign I run and use that plus a pen.
"I do not want to create a story, I want to create a stage. The player characters will perform on that stage and interact with the setting. When the players talk to their friends about what their characters did, then there will be a story."

Godsmonkey

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Re: What Campaign Manager do you use?
« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2022, 07:08:42 PM »
A fair number of people use hand written notes in some for or other.

What do you find to be the advantages and disadvantages of that method?

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Re: What Campaign Manager do you use?
« Reply #17 on: May 14, 2022, 09:29:32 AM »
A fair number of people use hand written notes in some for or other.

What do you find to be the advantages and disadvantages of that method?

Other than plain text typing, hand written is always faster.  A sketch, a map, etc. Is always quicker by hand.  The only issue with have written is legibility (my penmanship sucks).

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Re: What Campaign Manager do you use?
« Reply #18 on: May 14, 2022, 07:22:39 PM »
I'm typically handwritten notes on whatever scrap of paper I have to hand, so in order to be better organized I'm trying this https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0891RCTPS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and this https://shop.swordfishislands.com/worldbuilders-notebook-royal/ out. That refillable leather book looks interesting too, though I'd want a dot grid notebook inside instead.

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Re: What Campaign Manager do you use?
« Reply #19 on: May 14, 2022, 09:34:28 PM »
Paper & Pencil... and homemade counters.

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Re: What Campaign Manager do you use?
« Reply #20 on: May 15, 2022, 08:20:49 PM »
Scrivener does it all. But it's designed for writers, but you can use it for all sorts. No problem with arranging chapters and using pics for reference.
Yup Scrivener is what I use too. Fantastic tool!

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Re: What Campaign Manager do you use?
« Reply #21 on: May 15, 2022, 09:33:18 PM »
I use Evernote and like it a lot.  I build a notebook for my campaign and use sub notebooks for NPCs, maps, encounters, etc.  Keeps me organized and with my paid level, accessible from all my devices.

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Re: What Campaign Manager do you use?
« Reply #22 on: May 15, 2022, 09:47:01 PM »
I take notes in a regular composition notebook while playing or DMing.
Then after the session I put player known information and adventure logs on our wiki...Instawiki
which we also use to schedule games.. who is playing and who is DMing.
I keep all other notes, wilderness and dungeon descriptions, etc. in OpenOffice Writer
Maps in Campaign Cartographer.
I also use OneNote on a tablet for taking notes and making crude drawings.

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Re: What Campaign Manager do you use?
« Reply #23 on: May 15, 2022, 09:57:10 PM »
I use OneNote.  I do most of my work on my PC but I can access it from my phone or notebook.   

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Re: What Campaign Manager do you use?
« Reply #24 on: May 15, 2022, 10:33:03 PM »
Libre Office.  Mostly Writer since I can export that to a PDF if I want to share in a compatible format.  Sometimes Calc when I need to keep track of numbers and do basic math, dice rolling, cut-ups (random phrases from novels), custom tables, and even grid/hex maps.  [Offset squares or text via one of my web toys.]

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