Wow this is good news and thanks for the example!
Of all the DCC Products this one is the one I am most anticipating. Modules and world books are nice but I almost never use them and I have literal stacks of old Judges Guild, TSR and OSR products that are still unread. I buy them in the hopes I will one day read them I guess. Something like a patron pook though I will be all over, reading as soon as I buy it. A patron generator is even more useful to me. I enjoy creating things myself and random generators help get the creative juices flowing.
That was exactly the "problem" I needed to solve for myself, so I'm hoping it's useful to other folks, as well. When I started running games with the beta, I immediately ran into situations where I needed a quick patron to dangle in front of the wizard, to be the driving force behind some plot, or otherwise add trappings to the climax of an adventure. So, I wanted something that I had pre-thought out to generate patrons "on the fly" as well as something to "get the juices flowing" when I was conceiving the next adventure.
Once I understand how I want it laid out, my overall master plan is to make it very "extensible," in that GM's can build their own tables within the context of the tool. I also plan to release a set of tablesmith tables, as well...in case your so lazy you don't even want to roll the dice...
Anyway. I should do some work-type-work so I can do some fun work.
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