Digest formatting for Lulu?

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Re: Digest formatting for Lulu?

Post Thu Dec 11, 2014 3:23 pm

Probably would have to eliminate most of the art.
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Re: Digest formatting for Lulu?

Post Thu Dec 11, 2014 4:35 pm

Would the lite version of the core rules work better for that of printing? Just tossing out ideas.
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Re: Digest formatting for Lulu?

Post Thu Dec 11, 2014 4:56 pm

Removing most artwork and re-sizing the remaining will definitely reduce the file-size. I also intend to add bookmarks.

I will work on a few variations using Parts 1 & 2.
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Re: Digest formatting for Lulu?

Post Thu Dec 11, 2014 5:37 pm

My interest in a digest format is less to do with any viability - and I get the work involved - and more just an interest in having a compatibly sized version to go with my other digest OSR stuff.

Because I'm like that.
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Re: Digest formatting for Lulu?

Post Thu Dec 11, 2014 5:44 pm

Okay, for the record... what book size is "digest" for the purposes of this discussion? 5" x 8" and 6" x 9" are both standard smaller sizes supported by Lulu and CreateSpace; 5x8 seems a bit small to me, but I'm open to discussion.
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Re: Digest formatting for Lulu?

Post Thu Dec 11, 2014 6:01 pm

I think 6 x 9.
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Re: Digest formatting for Lulu?

Post Thu Dec 11, 2014 6:13 pm

Next question... are we doing a full reproduction of the rulebook, or just the player-facing part (up to the end of The Encounter)?
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Re: Digest formatting for Lulu?

Post Thu Dec 11, 2014 6:25 pm

Ha! The version I started working on (for my personal fun only), and my thinking, would be only the player-facing part.
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Re: Digest formatting for Lulu?

Post Thu Dec 11, 2014 6:38 pm

Brian, if you're with us, you don't have to worry about the "for my own fun" bit. You, too, can get your name in the credits of an official Basic Fantasy Project production. :D
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Re: Digest formatting for Lulu?

Post Thu Dec 11, 2014 7:01 pm

6x9 for sure. My goal would be to do the whole thing.
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