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Here are a few resources you can use for a variety of games. This list is not comprehensive.
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Here are a few resources you can use for a variety of game systems. This list is not comprehensive. '''See [[Introduction_To_Tabletop_RPGs#What_Sort_Of_Games_Are_There_To_Play.3F| What Sort of Games Are There To Play?]]''' for an introduction to tabletop rpgs and different genres.  
  
== Gaming Systems by Genre==
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==Art Libraries ==
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* [[Useful_links_for_mapping#Pre-Made_Maps | Pre-Made_Maps]]
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* http://www.opengameart.org - Graphics, Sound Effects, etc.
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* http://rpgmapshare.com - maps
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* http://www.game-icons.net/ - online repository providing heaps of cool game related graphics(Creative Commons)
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* http://rpgvirtualtabletop.wikidot.com/tokens - tokens (free & paid)
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== Graphics Tools==
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Useful graphics tools to create maps, tokens and portraits for your games. '''See also:''' [[Useful links for mapping]]
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* [https://www.gimp.org GIMP] - opensource 2d graphics software(alternative to Photoshop)
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* [https://www.blender.org Blender] - opensource 3d graphics software
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===Mapmaking===
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* [https://worldographer.com Worldographer] Generate or create from scratch world/kingdom maps, city/village maps, and dungeon/battlemat maps.
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* [https://secure.profantasy.com/default.asp Campaign Cartographer 3] software
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* [http://davesmapper.com/ Dave's Mapper] Online mapmaking tool
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* [http://donjon.bin.sh Donjon] - Random Generators, including dungeons, towns and worldmaps
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* [http://www.dundjinni.com/default.asp Dundjinni] fantasy mapmaking software
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* [https://www.dungeonfog.com  DungeonFog]- Vector-based online mapmaker (free & premium) shareable maps & export for Roll20
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* [https://dungen.app/dungen/ DunGen] - free and high resolution Dungeon Generator, creates maps at 70px per tile and under 5mb to import directly into Roll20.
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* [http://rhysmakesthings.com/gm_friend GM Friend] - hex-based map maker with subhexes and random generation
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* [http://www.gozzys.com GOZZYS.COM] - Random Map Generators for Dungeons, Caves, and Wilderness.
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* [http://hextml.playest.net HexTML] - free, online mapmaker with custom tiles and multi-user capability
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* [https://watabou.itch.io/medieval-fantasy-city-generator itch.io Medieval Fantasy City Generator] - dynamic online city map generator
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* [https://www.mapforge-software.com/ MapForge] - Windows/MacOS mapmaking software
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* [https://www.mipui.net/app Mipui] - simple and fast grid-based mapper with real-time collaboration
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* [http://pyromancers.com Pyromancer's Dungeon Painter] - Dungeon Painter Online(uses flash), and [http://store.steampowered.com/app/592260 Dungeon Painter Studio(Steam)]
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* [https://sourceforge.net/projects/pymapper/ PyMapper] - Mapmaker written in Python (Free, last updated 2016)
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* [http://deepnight.net/tools/tabletop-rpg-map-editor/ RPG MAP EDITOR II by deepnight] - online mapmaker
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* [http://www.rpgobjects.com/index.php?c=tiamat Tiamat The Tile Mapper] Online mapmaker
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* http://rpgvirtualtabletop.wikidot.com/mapping-software - List of various mapping tools
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===Tokens/Portraits===
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* [http://www.heromachine.com/heromachine-2-5-character-portrait-creator/ Hero Portrait Creator]
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* [http://www.rptools.net/index.php?page=tokentool Token Creator] -  by rptools.net
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* [https://2minutetabletop.com/tokeneditor/ 2 Minute Token Editor]
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== Sounds ==
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* http://audacity.sourceforge.net - open source sound recorder/editor
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* http://www.freesound.org - sounds
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* http://www.pdsounds.org - public domain sounds - sound library
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* http://sounddogs.com/ - sound effects
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* http://tabletopaudio.com/ - Original, 10 minute ambiences and music-loops for your tabletop role-playing games.  These loops are now integrated into the Roll20 Jukebox.
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There are also SoundPads which are mixing-boards of ambience sounds and music, which can be Broadcast to your players (independently of Roll20).
  
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== Gaming Systems by Genre==
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This is an incomplete display of different game systems, and links to obtain their rules or rulebooks online.
 
===Fantasy===
 
===Fantasy===
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ars_Magica Ars Magica] [http://www.warehouse23.com/products/ars-magica-4th-edition-core-rulebook 4th Edition free]
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ars_Magica Ars Magica] [http://www.warehouse23.com/products/ars-magica-4th-edition-core-rulebook 4th Edition free]
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* [http://www.mongoosepublishing.com/rpgs/traveller.html  Traveller (Mongoose Publishing edition, soon to go to 2nd edition)]
 
* [http://www.mongoosepublishing.com/rpgs/traveller.html  Traveller (Mongoose Publishing edition, soon to go to 2nd edition)]
 
* [http://d6holocron.com/downloads/gbooks.html  Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game(WEG D6) (Community created & open license rulebooks)]
 
* [http://d6holocron.com/downloads/gbooks.html  Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game(WEG D6) (Community created & open license rulebooks)]
 
  
 
===Horror===
 
===Horror===
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*  Open D6 [http://d6holocron.com/downloads/weg_open_d6.html  Books]  [http://opend6project.org/  SRD] [http://wickednorthgames.com/what-is-d6-gaming/ D6 game conversions]
 
*  Open D6 [http://d6holocron.com/downloads/weg_open_d6.html  Books]  [http://opend6project.org/  SRD] [http://wickednorthgames.com/what-is-d6-gaming/ D6 game conversions]
 
* [https://fate-srd.com FATE]
 
* [https://fate-srd.com FATE]
 
  
 
===Rules-light===
 
===Rules-light===
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* [http://www.rpgnow.com/product/144558/Mini-Six-Bare-Bones-Edition  Mini Six: Bare Bones Edition] free
 
* [http://www.rpgnow.com/product/144558/Mini-Six-Bare-Bones-Edition  Mini Six: Bare Bones Edition] free
 
* [http://www.rpgnow.com/product/106605/Hero-Kids--Fantasy-RPG Hero Kids]
 
* [http://www.rpgnow.com/product/106605/Hero-Kids--Fantasy-RPG Hero Kids]
 
== Libraries ==
 
* http://www.opengameart.org - Graphics, Sound Effects, etc.
 
* http://rpgmapshare.com - maps
 
* http://www.game-icons.net/ - online repository providing heaps of cool game related graphics(Creative Commons)
 
 
== Graphics & Mapping tools==
 
'''See also:''' [[Useful links for mapping]]
 
 
* http://www.blender.org - open source 3d graphics software
 
* http://www.gimp.org - open source 2d graphics software
 
* http://pyromancers.com - free online map maker
 
* http://rpgvirtualtabletop.wikidot.com/tokens - tokens (free & paid)
 
* [http://www.heromachine.com/heromachine-2-5-character-portrait-creator/ Hero Poirtrait Creator]
 
* http://www.rptools.net/index.php?page=tokentool - Token Creator
 
* http://sourceforge.net/projects/pymapper/ - Map Maker
 
* http://rpgvirtualtabletop.wikidot.com/mapping-software - List of various mapping tools
 
* http://www.gozzys.com - Random Map Generators for Dungeons, Caves, and Wilderness.
 
* http://donjon.bin.sh - Random Generators including Maps of various varieties.
 
 
== Sounds ==
 
* http://audacity.sourceforge.net - open source sound recorder/editor
 
* http://www.freesound.org - sounds
 
* http://www.pdsounds.org - public domain sounds - sound library
 
* http://sounddogs.com/ - sound effects
 
* http://tabletopaudio.com/ - Original, 10 minute ambiences and music-loops for your tabletop role-playing games.  These loops are now integrated into the Roll20 Jukebox.
 
There are also SoundPads which are mixing-boards of ambience sounds and music, which can be Broadcast to your players (independently of Roll20).
 
  
 
== System Specific Tools ==
 
== System Specific Tools ==
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====D&D 5E====
 
====D&D 5E====
 
:* http://donjon.bin.sh/5e/ - random generators
 
:* http://donjon.bin.sh/5e/ - random generators
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:* https://magicalscrolls.com/ - Online Spellbook
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===Pathfinder===
 
===Pathfinder===
 
:* http://donjon.bin.sh/pathfinder/ - random generators
 
:* http://donjon.bin.sh/pathfinder/ - random generators
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== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
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* [[Useful links for mapping]]
 
* <span class="plainlinks">[https://app.roll20.net/forum/post/289/game-resources#post-289 Game Resources]</span> in the Off-Topic forum archive
 
* <span class="plainlinks">[https://app.roll20.net/forum/post/289/game-resources#post-289 Game Resources]</span> in the Off-Topic forum archive
 
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Latest revision as of 18:35, 6 September 2019

Here are a few resources you can use for a variety of game systems. This list is not comprehensive. See What Sort of Games Are There To Play? for an introduction to tabletop rpgs and different genres.

Contents

[edit] Art Libraries

[edit] Graphics Tools

Useful graphics tools to create maps, tokens and portraits for your games. See also: Useful links for mapping

  • GIMP - opensource 2d graphics software(alternative to Photoshop)
  • Blender - opensource 3d graphics software

[edit] Mapmaking

[edit] Tokens/Portraits

[edit] Sounds

There are also SoundPads which are mixing-boards of ambience sounds and music, which can be Broadcast to your players (independently of Roll20).

[edit] Gaming Systems by Genre

This is an incomplete display of different game systems, and links to obtain their rules or rulebooks online.

[edit] Fantasy

[edit] Superhero

[edit] Modern / Spy / Military

[edit] Sci-Fi

[edit] Horror

[edit] Generic or Multi-genre

[edit] Rules-light

[edit] System Specific Tools

[edit] D&D

[edit] D&D 3.5e

[edit] D&D 4E

[edit] D&D 5E

[edit] Pathfinder

[edit] Traveller 5th-edition

[edit] Star Wars

[edit] Star Wars D6

[edit] Books

[edit] Game Master articles

[edit] Youtube Channels

[edit] See Also