Run the program from sources
Getting the sources
First of all, clone the repo
git clone https://github.com/OpenNingia/l5r-character-manager-3.git cd ./l5r-character-manager-3/ git checkout develop
Create a virtual environment
Install python3-venv and create a new virtual environment for python.
apt install python3-venv python3 -m venv .venv source .venv/bin/activate
Installing the dependencies
Before running the program you need to install the dependencies: Some of them can be installed using pip:
pip install -r requirements.txt pip install git+https://github.com/OpenNingia/l5rcm-data-access.git@develop
Windows users can download PyQt5 binaries from here: https://www.riverbankcomputing.com/software/pyqt/download
Note for Windows users
You will need a basic compiler in order to build some of the dependencies (mainly lxml).
You will also need to install Python 3.6.x from here:
Note for Linux users
You will need to download one more dependency, the pdf toolkit, needed to export the character sheets.
Use you package manager to install the
pdftk package. I recommend this version:
Finally you launch the program
cd l5r python3 main.py
Getting the Datapacks
The software alone is not useful. You need game data in order to create and manage your characters.
Game data is provided through packages named "datapacks" that are downloadable from the project website:
however you might want to compile the datapack yourself; in order to do so follow these simple instructions.
Clone the datapack repository
The data pack sources are hosted in a different repo, to get them run:
git clone https://github.com/OpenNingia/l5rcm-data-packs.git git checkout develop
Build the datapacks
In the repo there is a convenience script that builds all the datapacks
cd scripts python make_all_packs.py
Installing the datapacks
The preferred way to install datapacks is from the application menu.
Click on Gear menu -> Import datapack... and select the files to import.
Tipically datapacks have the
This operation is only needed the first time and on each datapack update.
If the program was installed using the setup and/or debian file then you can also doubleclick the datapack files.
If you make a modification to the software or datapack that add value to the application don't esitate to share it!
Please submit a pull request to the relative repository :)