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Main Page: Building Character Sheets

Tutorials to Roll20's Character Sheet Development-framework, & tips to get started. See also the Sheet Examples & Sheet Templates.



In 2022, GiGs started writing a Roll20 Sheet Author Guide at, breaking it down by topic. Articles are simple & approachable. As of May 2024, there are lots of articles, and in may cases his take on a topic is more useful than the community wiki page/section on the same thing. Andreas J. (talk) 12:02, 10 May 2024 (UTC)

Below are listed a few highlights:

A Sheet Author's Journey

A series of forum posts by Scott C., going through the steps from start to finish with creating a new character sheet template, as he creates a sheet for The Hero’s Journey, 2nd edition. The guide is fairly advanced.

K-Scaffold, a PUG framework created by him, is used though the guide to create the sheet. K-scaffold Intro




See Character Sheet Translation for how internationalization of sheets work.


To truly test sheets, one needs to do so inside Roll20 using either available tool, and any try at offline/local testing will lack connection to Roll20's backend & the default CSS libraries/styling Roll20 has for character sheet elements.

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