Recommended Hero Lab Settings

Do not worry if you don’t have all these books, if you don’t have one just ignore the relevant section.

Please install the Dorset userfile, available from the dropbox, or here.

You will also want the Community Pack, which can be accessed via the “Find Updates” setup in Hero Lab:

  1. On the opening screen, click on “Find Updates”
  2. On the new window that opens, click on “Add Source”
  3. In the dialog box, click on “New Source”
  4. Enter “http://www.shadowsoftware.net/herolab/d20pfsrd/updates.xml” and click “OK”
  5. Press the “OK” button again to get past the information message
  6. Restart Hero Lab
  7. Click on “Find Updates” again, locate “Pathfinder Pack (vX.X)” (currently v1.3) in the list, and click on Download, following it through to install.

Tick Boxes (by section)

Community Pack
↪ Player Section
    ↪ ShadowChemosh’s Gaming Addon
        * Shadow Chemosh Adjustments ✓
        * Shadow Chemosh Equipment ✓

Dorset Roleplayers
↪ Mechanics
    * Core Mechanics ✓
    * Adjustments ✓
    * Player Material ✓
    ↪ Specific Mechanics
        * Information Tags ✓
    ↪ Campaign Specific
        ↪ Kingmaker
        * Kingmaker Player Pack ✓

Advanced Class Guide
    * Advanced Class Guide ✓

Advanced Players Guide
    * Advanced Player’s Guide ✓
    * Advanced Player’s Guide Familiars ✓
    * Advanced Player’s Guide Traits ✓
    * Advanced Player’s Guide New Combat Maneuvers ✓
    * Advanced Player’s Guide Hero Points ✓

Advanced Race Guide
    * Advanced Race Guide ✓

Horror Adventures
    * Horror Adventures ✓
    * Horror Adventures Expanded Fear Rules ✓
    ↪ Horror Adventures Corruption Rules
        * Corruptions ✓
(N.B. Corruptions is only really required if it occurs in game, feel free to leave it unticked and tick it when it comes up if required)

Occult Adventures
    * Occult Adventures ✓
    * Occult Adventures Occult Skill Unlocks ✓
    * Occult Adventures Psychic Duels ✓

Pathfinder Unchained
↪ Chapter 1: Classes
    * Unchained Classes ✓
    * Fractional Base Bonuses ✓
↪ Chapter 2: Skills and Options
    * Background Skills ✓
    * Use Artistry and Lore skills ✓
    * Consolidated Skills ?
    * Grouped Skills ?
    * Alternate Crafting and Profession Rules ✓
    * Skill Unlocks ✓
    * Variant Multiclassing ✓
↪ Chapter 3: Gameplay
    ↪ Stamina and Combat Tricks
        * Feat Access ✓
    ↪ Wound Thresholds
        * Wound Thresholds ✓
    * Diseases and Poisons ✓
↪ Chapter 4: Magic
    * Esoteric Material Components ✓
    * Auto Bonus Progression ✓
    * Dynamic Item Creation ✓

Ultimate Campaign
    * Ultimate Campaign ✓
    * Ultimate Campaign Campaign Systems ✓
↪ Ultimate Campaign Character Backgrounds
        * Unrestricted Traits & Drawbacks ✓
        * Ultimate Campaign Reputation and Fame ✓
↪ Ultimate Campaign Kingdoms Optional Rules
        * Expanding Settlement Modifiers ✓
        * Settlement Size ✓

Ultimate Combat
    * Ultimate Combat ✓

Ultimate Equipment
    * Ultimate Equipment ✓

Ultimate Intrigue
    * Ultimate Intrigue ✓

Ultimate Magic
    * Ultimate Magic ✓
    * Ultimate Magic Familiars ✓

Bestiary
    * Bestiary ✓
    * Bestiary 2 ✓
    * Bestiary 3 ✓
    * Bestiary 4 ✓
    * Bestiary 5 ✓
    * Bestiary Familiars ✓
    * Bestiary Free Content ✓
    * Bonus Bestiary ✓
    * Monster Codex ✓

Other Addons
    * Summon Monster Creatures ✓

Player Companion
    (Select All Owned)

Campaign Setting
    (Select All Owned)

Miscellaneous Content
    * Character Traits Web Enhancement ✓
    * Core Rulebook Deities ✓
    * GameMastery Guide ✓
    * Paizo Blog ✓

Pathfinder Adventure Paths
    * Kingmaker ✓

Advancement Speed
    * Medium Advancement ✓

Firearm Availability
    * Emerging Guns ✓

Experimental Options
    * Don’t show statblock summary window ✓

Optional Rules
    * Don’t Require Memorized Spells ✓
    * Enforce Animal Magic Item Slots ✓
↪ Classes to Show
        * No NPC Classes ✓
        * No Prestige Classes ✓
        * No Templates ✓
↪ Equipment, Weapons & Armor to Show
        * Hide Advanced Firearms ✓
        * Hide Eastern Weapons & Armor ✓
        * Hide High*Tech items ✓
        * Hide Siege Weapons ✓
        * Hide Stone Age Weapons & Armor ✓
        * No Artifacts ✓
↪ Races to Show
        * No NPC Races ✓

Recommended Hero Lab Settings

Dorset Style - 06. Kingmaker Abinessy Portilis