The SWN Toolbox is a collection of Ruby scripts designed to speed up random generation of various Stars Without Number things. It is aimed primarily at Game Masters.
The scripts are written in Ruby; you'll need an installation of Ruby on your system to run them. A Windows Ruby installer is available at http://www.rubyinstaller.org.
The SWN Toolbox is hosted on GitHub.
No installation is required; simply extract the file into a folder of your choice. The .rb files can be run directly from the command-line, e.g.:
- ruby alien.rb
If you're running in a Windows environment, you most likely don't have Ruby installed. You can download Ruby for free from http://www.rubyinstaller.org.
In this release, each script is designed to be run directly from the command-line.
Every script in the collection supports a single command-line argument:
- a number, which specifies the amount of items to generate.
For example: "ruby alien.rb 3" will generate 3 alien races.
Extending the SWN Toolbox
The scripts use the tables in the subdirectory, which are simple YAML files.
You can edit them to add more entries to be randomly-selected by the scripts.
The SWN Toolbox
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