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I feel that it would be good to collect information/examples of board games that people have tried/played/run using Roll20. I see odd mentions here and there in the forums, but nothing tangible, and until this page nothing regarding board games in the wiki.
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You can use Roll20 for Boardgames, even if it's more aimed towards TTRPGs. here are some ideas & suggestions.
  
I know that there are other web-based board game portals out there, so I am not expecting duplication of those necessarily, nor infringement of copyrights - but that still leaves a lot of scope.
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==Quick to start==
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* Any Common Card Games using the standard 52-53 card deck
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** By default, all games gets created with a standard [[Card Deck]].
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* Checkers
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** Just set the grid to visible, and create tokens of two different colors, and assign control of each color to the corresponding player.
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* Chess -- Get tokens from marketplace or somewhere
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** {{market|set/7730/the-giant-chess-board The Giant Chess Board}}
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* {{market|module/5805/royal-game-of-ur Royal Game of Ur}}
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* {{market|module/12115/ghost-court Ghost Court}}
  
''[on a personal note: for my particular group of gaming friends we enjoy rpgs, boardgames and wargames, so it makes sense to bring them together as much as possible to reduce the learning curve on online gaming interfaces.]''
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==[[Marketplace]]==
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The {{market|search?keywords=board%20game Board Games}}-category have plenty of games & artwork to play classic or even some newer, boardgames.
  
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* {{market|bundle/5275/board-games-deluxe-bundle Board Games Deluxe - Bundle}}
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* {{market|browse/bundle/5434/fiasco-complete-bundle Fiasco Complete Bundle}}
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* {{market|browse/module/140/for-the-queen For the Queen}}
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* {{market|browse/module/22/the-quiet-year The Quiet Year}}
  
==Games I am initially thinking of==
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==Boardgame Guides==
This is sort of a 'to do'. If you have already done then please move from here and add to guides section and link to this hub below.
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* Avalon Hill's and the [http://www.civproject.net/ Civ Expansion Project] - [http://nomadicgamer.co.uk/news/boardgame/2013/03/civilization-nomadic-gamer I have been running a game online] using a variety of tools (forum posts, emails, PMs, etc) and I am hoping to use Roll20 to bring this all together.
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* Squad Leader & Advanced Squad Leader
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* Car Wars
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==Guides that already exist==
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Once there is a game-specific guide please add the link in here.
 
Once there is a game-specific guide please add the link in here.
* [[Civilization|Civilization]] - bare bones page.
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* [[Civilization|Civilization]] - barebones page
  
  
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If there are any general comments about using Roll20 for board game play then it can go here, or a link to somewhere else if more relevant.
 
If there are any general comments about using Roll20 for board game play then it can go here, or a link to somewhere else if more relevant.
  
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==Other Suggestions==
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* Avalon Hill's and the [http://www.civproject.net/ Civ Expansion Project] - [http://nomadicgamer.co.uk/news/boardgame/2013/03/civilization-nomadic-gamer I have been running a game online] using a variety of tools (forum posts, emails, PMs, etc) and I am hoping to use Roll20 to bring this all together.
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* Squad Leader & Advanced Squad Leader
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* Car Wars
  
 
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=See Also=
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* [[GM-less Games on Marketplace]]
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[[Category:Board Games]]
 
[[Category:Board Games]]
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[[Category:Games]]

Revision as of 16:28, 21 September 2021


You can use Roll20 for Boardgames, even if it's more aimed towards TTRPGs. here are some ideas & suggestions.

Contents

Quick to start

  • Any Common Card Games using the standard 52-53 card deck
    • By default, all games gets created with a standard Card Deck.
  • Checkers
    • Just set the grid to visible, and create tokens of two different colors, and assign control of each color to the corresponding player.
  • Chess -- Get tokens from marketplace or somewhere
  • Royal Game of Ur
  • Ghost Court

Marketplace

The Board Games-category have plenty of games & artwork to play classic or even some newer, boardgames.

Boardgame Guides

Once there is a game-specific guide please add the link in here.


General comments

If there are any general comments about using Roll20 for board game play then it can go here, or a link to somewhere else if more relevant.

Other Suggestions

See Also