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<big>''Welcome everyone! Roll20 is now maintaining official documentation, FAQs, and help articles on the [https://roll20.net/help Roll20 Help Center.] Please be sure to visit for the most up-to-date information and assistance!''</big>
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Welcome to the Roll20 Community Wiki! This Wiki is the central repository of information about Roll20, including the Roll20 Documentation, community-provided tips and tricks, guides for using Roll20 with your favorite tabletop game, and more!
 
Welcome to the Roll20 Community Wiki! This Wiki is the central repository of information about Roll20, including the Roll20 Documentation, community-provided tips and tricks, guides for using Roll20 with your favorite tabletop game, and more!
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* '''[[Introduction To Tabletop RPGs|Introduction to tRPGs]]:''' Never played a tabletop RPG before, but would like to know how? This video series should help bring a new gamer up to speed.
 
* '''[[Introduction To Tabletop RPGs|Introduction to tRPGs]]:''' Never played a tabletop RPG before, but would like to know how? This video series should help bring a new gamer up to speed.
 
* '''[[Video and Voice Chat]]:''' How to get video and voice chatting set up in a Roll20 Game
 
* '''[[Video and Voice Chat]]:''' How to get video and voice chatting set up in a Roll20 Game
* '''[[Playing in Google+ Hangouts]]:''' A Walkthrough of how to run Roll20 with a Google+ Hangout
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* '''[[Code of Conduct]]:''' The official Roll20 Code of Conduct expected on our site.
 
* '''[[Forum Posting]]:''' A walkthrough on how navigate and post on our official [https://app.roll20.net/forum forums]
 
* '''[[Forum Posting]]:''' A walkthrough on how navigate and post on our official [https://app.roll20.net/forum forums]
 
* '''[[Keyboard Shortcuts|Keyboard Shortcuts Reference]]:''' Our list of keyboard shortcuts for experienced users
 
* '''[[Keyboard Shortcuts|Keyboard Shortcuts Reference]]:''' Our list of keyboard shortcuts for experienced users
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==The User Interface==
 
==The User Interface==
[[File:Roll20 Interface.jpg|right|thumb|300px]] The Roll20 Interface is broken down into four sections:<br /><br />
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[[File:Roll20 Interface.jpg|right|thumb|400px]] The Roll20 Interface is broken down into four sections:<br /><br />
 
'''1. The Tabletop:''' This is the largest portion of the playspace. This is where you set up your battle maps or board game play mats and where you'd place your tokens or meeples. You can also use it as a dry erase board.<br /><br />
 
'''1. The Tabletop:''' This is the largest portion of the playspace. This is where you set up your battle maps or board game play mats and where you'd place your tokens or meeples. You can also use it as a dry erase board.<br /><br />
'''2. The Tabletop Toolbar:''' This toolbar on the left side of the Tabletop lists the various tools used for moving art assets, drawing, writing, measurement, rolling, and other that affect or interact with the Tabletop in some fashion.<br /><br />
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'''2. The Tabletop Toolbox:''' This toolbar on the left side of the Tabletop lists the various tools used for moving art assets, drawing, writing, measurement, rolling, and other that affect or interact with the Tabletop in some fashion.<br /><br />
 
'''3. The Page Toolbar:''' When you click on the little tab on the top of the screen, this pulls down the Page Toolbar. This is where you can store multiple scenes (Pages) for the Tabletop and bounce players between them.<br /><br />
 
'''3. The Page Toolbar:''' When you click on the little tab on the top of the screen, this pulls down the Page Toolbar. This is where you can store multiple scenes (Pages) for the Tabletop and bounce players between them.<br /><br />
 
'''4. The Sidebar:''' Lastly is the Sidebar on the right side of the screen. This has multiple tabs that manage the in-game chat, music/audio, character sheets and handouts, and Roll20's settings.<br />
 
'''4. The Sidebar:''' Lastly is the Sidebar on the right side of the screen. This has multiple tabs that manage the in-game chat, music/audio, character sheets and handouts, and Roll20's settings.<br />
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* [[Dungeons and Dragons 3.5]]
 
* [[Dungeons and Dragons 3.5]]
 
* [[Pathfinder]]
 
* [[Pathfinder]]
* [[Cypher System-Monte Cooke Games]]
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* [[Shadowrun]]
 
* [[Shadowrun]]
 
* [[Savage Worlds]]
 
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'''Your Games and Content'''
 
'''Your Games and Content'''
* [[Game Management]]
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* [[Best Practices for Files on Roll20]]
* [[Image Best Practices for Roll20]]
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<br>'''Finding A Group'''
 
<br>'''Finding A Group'''
 
* [[Looking for Group|Looking for Group Tool]]
 
* [[Looking for Group|Looking for Group Tool]]
 
* [[Player Directory]]
 
* [[Player Directory]]
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* [[Private Messaging]]
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* [[Community and Safety features]]
 
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* [[Terms of Service and Privacy Policy]]
 
* [[Terms of Service and Privacy Policy]]
 
* [[Terms_of_Service_and_Privacy_Policy#Notification_of_Copyright_Infringement_.28DMCA_Policy.29|DMCA]]
 
* [[Terms_of_Service_and_Privacy_Policy#Notification_of_Copyright_Infringement_.28DMCA_Policy.29|DMCA]]
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* [[Code of Conduct]]
 
* [[Marketplace Asset EULA]]
 
* [[Marketplace Asset EULA]]
 
* [[Security]]
 
* [[Security]]
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* [[Dynamic Lighting]]
 
* [[Dynamic Lighting]]
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* [[Advanced Fog of War]]
 
* [[Mobile Tablet Support]]
 
* [[Mobile Tablet Support]]
 
* [[Custom FX]]
 
* [[Custom FX]]
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* [[Roll20_Table_on_Tablet_Support|Table on Tablet]]
 
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This section explains how character sheets work within Roll20 as well as provide guides for some of the available community sheets.
 
This section explains how character sheets work within Roll20 as well as provide guides for some of the available community sheets.
 
* [[Character Sheets|Character Sheet Basics]]: How to add a character sheet to a campaign
 
* [[Character Sheets|Character Sheet Basics]]: How to add a character sheet to a campaign
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* [[Charactermancer]]: How to use the guided character creation and leveling tool
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* [[Character Sheet Index]]: This is a list of every sheet we currently have available on the Roll20 Character Sheet Database
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* [[Building Character Sheets|Building Character Sheets]]: How to go about building a character sheet
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** [[Sheet Worker Scripts|Adding Sheet Workers]]: How to add Javascript Sheet Workers for enhanced functionality
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** [[Roll Templates|Adding Roll Templates]]: How to design Roll Templates to make your sheet output awesome
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** [[Character Sheet i18n|Adding Multi-Language Support]]: How to setup your sheet for Internationalization
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===Character Sheet Documentation===
 
===Character Sheet Documentation===
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* ''5th Edition''
 
* ''5th Edition''
 
** '''[[5th Edition OGL by Roll20]]''*'''''
 
** '''[[5th Edition OGL by Roll20]]''*'''''
** [[Roll20:DnD5e Character Sheet]]
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** [[DnD5e Shaped Character Sheet|D&D 5E (Shaped)]]
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** [[Roll20:DnD5e Character Sheet|D&D 5E (Community Contributed)]]
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* ''4th Edition''
 
* ''4th Edition''
 
** [[DnD4e Character Sheet]]
 
** [[DnD4e Character Sheet]]
 
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'''Kobolds Ate My Baby'''
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'''Dungeon World'''
* [[Kobolds Ate My Baby Character Sheet]]
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* '''[[Dungeon World Official|Dungeon World Official Sheet]]*'''
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'''World of Darkness'''
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'''GUMSHOE'''
* '''[[New World Of Darkness Official Sheet|Chronicles of Darkness Official Sheet]]''*'''''
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'''Pathfinder'''
 
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'''Savage Worlds'''
 
'''Savage Worlds'''
 
* [[Savage Worlds Tabbed]]
 
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'''Star Wars'''
 
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==Marketplace Content==
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Guides for Content Creators
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* [[Marketplace Asset EULA]]
 
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* [[Creating Marketplace Assets]]
 
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* [[Storm King's Thunder]]
 
* [[Volo's Guide to Monsters]]
 
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====Monte Cook Games====
 
====Monte Cook Games====
* The Strange: Rulebook & The Curious Case of Tom Mallard
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Revision as of 18:57, 24 March 2020

Welcome everyone! Roll20 is now maintaining official documentation, FAQs, and help articles on the Roll20 Help Center. Please be sure to visit for the most up-to-date information and assistance!

Roll20 video sm.jpg

Welcome to the Roll20 Community Wiki! This Wiki is the central repository of information about Roll20, including the Roll20 Documentation, community-provided tips and tricks, guides for using Roll20 with your favorite tabletop game, and more!

As with everything Roll20-related, we rely on the community to help us create and maintain this information. So if you have some tips and tricks or other information to share, feel free to jump right in and contribute. Check out our Wiki Help page for more info.

Contents

The Roll20 Virtual Tabletop

Getting Started


The User Interface

Roll20 Interface.jpg
The Roll20 Interface is broken down into four sections:

1. The Tabletop: This is the largest portion of the playspace. This is where you set up your battle maps or board game play mats and where you'd place your tokens or meeples. You can also use it as a dry erase board.

2. The Tabletop Toolbox: This toolbar on the left side of the Tabletop lists the various tools used for moving art assets, drawing, writing, measurement, rolling, and other that affect or interact with the Tabletop in some fashion.

3. The Page Toolbar: When you click on the little tab on the top of the screen, this pulls down the Page Toolbar. This is where you can store multiple scenes (Pages) for the Tabletop and bounce players between them.

4. The Sidebar: Lastly is the Sidebar on the right side of the screen. This has multiple tabs that manage the in-game chat, music/audio, character sheets and handouts, and Roll20's settings.

The Tabletop

The Page Toolbar

The Tabletop Toolbox

The Sidebar


Gameplay

Rolling Dice


Tips


See all Tips and Tricks »


Troubleshooting

System Guides


See all System Specific Guides »

Beyond the Application

Your Games and Content


Finding A Group

Broadcasting your Games


Site Policy

Subscriber Features

Subscription Page: A list of our subscription tiers, their perks, and how to upgrade your account.
Roll20 Plus & Pro Subscription FAQ

Custom Sheet Creation

  • Building Character Sheets: The How-To for making your own character sheets (for Pro Subscribers Only)
    • Sheet Worker Scripts: An advanced feature of the Character Sheets system which allows the sheet author to specify JavaScript which will execute during certain events, such as whenever the values on a sheet are modified.
    • Roll Templates: These are a special facet of the Character Sheets system which provide additional layout and styling options for the display of roll results.
  • Beginner's Guide to GitHub: How to upload a character sheet for community use
  • Character Sheet i18n: How to set up your Sheet to be easily translated into other languages


Roll20 API Content

A Pro Subscriber benefit, the Roll20 API allows users to write their own scripts which alters many of the default processes of Roll20.

Cookbook (Examples)


Community Scripts

See all API Pages »


Character Sheets

This section explains how character sheets work within Roll20 as well as provide guides for some of the available community sheets.


Character Sheet Documentation

13th Age


Dungeons & Dragons


Dungeon World


GUMSHOE

World of Darkness

Pathfinder


Savage Worlds


Starfinder


Star Wars


* Character Sheets designed and supported officially by Roll20

See all Character Sheet Guides »

The Roll20 Marketplace

General Info


Guides for Content Creators


Modules

Wizards of the Coast

Monte Cook Games



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