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DataMonster is a d20 D&D command line management program written in Python (there is a C++ version in CVS, but it is not currently being developed). It provides an exp calculator, and access to monster information in the 3.5 SRD. It is not yet feature complete. It uses libxml2 and readline to provide many of its features.

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Recent releases

  •  10 Dec 2004 18:41

    Release Notes: This release adds an xp command and the ability to store some PC information. The XML information has bee updated to the newest version (there are some minor error corrections). There are other miscellaneous updates.

    •  03 Dec 2004 20:20

      Release Notes: This release adds regular option parsing (e.g. --help). Readline command completion code has been added. The "0hp" monster problem has been fixed. Updating is highly recommended.

      •  29 Nov 2004 21:56

        Release Notes: Fixed the error on an empty line has been fixed. The XML document has been updated from These now include epic monsters and give access to many more opportunities for the program. This release has completely switched to XSLT for output of any monster info. There is a new 'browse' command that will open a Web browser for large, detailed sections.

        •  24 Nov 2004 15:34

          Release Notes: Several changes were made since 0.99.1. The "ren" command was missing and has been fixed. The dice roller (for generated hp for monsters) was broken and has been fixed. XSLT is now used internally, with the intention to help with exporting things like encounter lists in the future. The current alias and monster lists can now be loaded and saved. The README file was fixed up, and most of the abuse was taken out of the program.

          •  22 Nov 2004 19:11

            No changes have been submitted for this release.


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