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Valyar
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Old February 13th, 2021, 11:05 PM
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I have an question, anyone tried to just have the RW data reside on the cloud? Is there a way to redirect RWs file locations? Maybe I can just share it by loading it from my OneDrive.
Yes, there is a way to relocate RW files to different location on your computer using symbolic links, which is feature of the OS. It is completely transparent for the program. I have been running this setup for more than two years on the backup computer, which has spinning disks. The details are in this thread:
https://forums.wolflair.com/showthread.php?t=60738

Do not use any cloud storage for live data, the background synch mechanisms might cause issue with the data and RW is not designed to work this way. You can't share same DB between two instances, the only way is to make backup/resoters or use the "still working fine" online synchronization service.

Storing your backup file to online cloud storage is fine.

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Old February 21st, 2021, 09:47 AM
Hey Rob, very glad to see that you are making a full recovery. Been a while since I've visited the forums, and just happened to notice this thread as I'm contemplating my only way to homebrew my 5E game, and that's HL (the competition has nothing on your innovative tool). Hope you are well my friend, take care of yourself.
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Old February 25th, 2021, 11:56 AM
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Yes, there is a way to relocate RW files to different location on your computer using symbolic links, which is feature of the OS. It is completely transparent for the program. I have been running this setup for more than two years on the backup computer, which has spinning disks. The details are in this thread:
https://forums.wolflair.com/showthread.php?t=60738

Do not use any cloud storage for live data, the background synch mechanisms might cause issue with the data and RW is not designed to work this way. You can't share same DB between two instances, the only way is to make backup/resoters or use the "still working fine" online synchronization service.

Storing your backup file to online cloud storage is fine.
Cloud for live data is what I was referring too, and thanks for the tip. constant backup the realm is not really feasible on my craptastic rural internet And Starlink isn't feasible here either, far to many trees, maybe once a few hundred more sats are in orbit. Some year we will join the 20th century lol

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Old February 25th, 2021, 11:58 AM
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Hey Rob, very glad to see that you are making a full recovery. Been a while since I've visited the forums, and just happened to notice this thread as I'm contemplating my only way to homebrew my 5E game, and that's HL (the competition has nothing on your innovative tool). Hope you are well my friend, take care of yourself.
yeah no other product has near zero communication, no support....no future.

Yes I am in that boat, more hours then I care to admit now flushed like yesterdays dinner. So positive for so long... Those days are also gone.

Exmortis aka "Scott"
RW - Needs Rez spell
HL - Game Master/Designer
RPG Tools - Campaign Cartographer 3+, D20 Pro Ultimate
Real Life - IT Security
Hobby - Anything on water or ATV
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Old March 20th, 2021, 03:53 AM
I have been away for a couple of years, and I am trying to get my digital gaming life back together.

I was working with someone from the support team (Ryan Furnas), but I still need to know which email address they have attached to my RealmsWorks account, and I haven't heard from him in 5 days.

Is there any way to get their attention, beyond sending a "hello?" message to support@wolflair.com ?

Thanks
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