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Welcome to the Roll20 Community Wiki! The 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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<big>''This is the '''Roll20 Community Wiki'''. For Official Roll20 Documentation, see the {{zendesk| Roll20 Help Center}}''</big>
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.
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=Roll20 Community Wiki=
===Roll20 Documentation===
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If you have some tips and tricks or other information to share, feel free to jump right in and contribute. [[Help:Contents|Check out our Wiki Help page for more info.]]
 
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==Getting Started==
The Roll20 Documentation provides information on all the various features built in to Roll20. Chances are good if you have a question about how to use a Roll20 feature, this is a place to find it.
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* '''{{zendesk|articles/360039223634-Introduction-To-Tabletop-RPGs#IntroductionToTabletopRPGs-HowDoYouPlayATabletopRPG? Introduction to TTRPGs}}:''' Never played a tabletop RPG before, but would like to know how? This video series should help.
 
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* '''[http://roll20.io/CrashCourse Roll20 Crash Course]'''
'''Getting Started'''
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* '''[[Video and Voice Chat]]:''' Get Video&Voice chat set up in a Roll20 Game
 
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* '''[[Code of Conduct]]:''' The official Roll20 CoC expected on our site.
* [[Tutorial|Tutorial]] -- an interactive tutorial that will teach you the basic tools available for free on Roll20
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* '''[[Forum Posting]]:''' How navigate and post on our official {{forum| forums}}
* [[Introduction_To_Tabletop_RPGs|Introduction to RPGs]] -- a guide to absolute beginners to Tabletop RPGs
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* '''[[Keyboard Shortcuts]]''' & '''[[Advanced Shortcuts|Advanced Keyboard Shortcuts]]'''
* [[Video and Voice Chat]]
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* '''{{zendesk|articles/360037772613-Change-Log Changelog}}:''' A list of all major updates to the Roll20 Platform
* [[Playing in Google+ Hangouts]]
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* '''[[Game Management]]''': How to create, organize, and manage your games
* [[Changelog]]
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** '''[[Game Settings Page]]'''
 
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==The [[User Interface]]==
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[[File:Roll20 Interface.jpg|center|thumb|400px|The four sections of the [[User Interface]]]]
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'''1.[[Tabletop Overview|The Tabletop]]'''
'''Finding A Game'''
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* [[Looking_for_Group|Looking for Group Tool]]
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* [[Player_Directory|Player Directory]]
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'''The Tabletop'''
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* [[Tabletop Overview]]
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* [[Aligning Maps]]
 
* [[Aligning Maps]]
 
* [[Manipulating Graphics]]
 
* [[Manipulating Graphics]]
 
* [[Token Features]]
 
* [[Token Features]]
 
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'''2.[[Toolbox Overview|The Tabletop Toolbox]]'''
'''Pages'''
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* <span style="font-family:Pictos Custom;">w</span> [[Select and Pan Tool]]
* [[Page Toolbar]]
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* <span style="font-family:Pictos;">b</span> [[Layers]]
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* <span style="font-family:Pictos Custom;">i</span> [[Drawing Tools]]
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* <span style="font-family:Pictos;">e</span> [[Custom FX|FX Tool]]
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* <span style="font-family:Pictos;">s</span> [[Zoom|Zoom Tool]]
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* [[File:Ruler.png|middle|15px]] [[Ruler|Ruler Tool]]
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* <span style="font-family:Pictos;">C</span> [[Fog of War]]/<br>[[File:Udl-hide-icon.jpg|middle|15px]] [[Darkness Tool]]
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* <span style="font-family:Pictos;">t</span> [[Turn Tracker]]
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* <big><span style="font-family:dicefontd20;">t</span></big> [[Dice Rolling GUI]]
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* <span style="font-family:Pictos;">?</span> [[Toolbox_Overview|Help Tool]]
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'''3.[[Page Toolbar|The Page Toolbar]]'''
 
* [[Page Settings]]
 
* [[Page Settings]]
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'''4.[[Sidebar|The Sidebar]]'''
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* {{Text Chat}}
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* {{Art Library}}
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* {{Journal}}
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** [[Character Sheets]]
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* {{Compendium}}
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* {{Jukebox}}
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* {{Collections}}
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** [[Macros]]
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** [[Playing Cards]]
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** [[Rollable Tables]]
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* {{My Settings}}
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** [[Advanced Shortcuts|Advanced Keyboard Shortcuts]]
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'''Sidebar'''
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==Gameplay==
* [[Art Library]]
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* [[Journal]]
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* [[Character Sheets]]
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* [[Card Decks and Rollable Tables]]
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* [[Jukebox]]
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* [[Text Chat]]
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* [[My Settings]]
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'''Rolling Dice'''
 
'''Rolling Dice'''
 
* [[How to Roll Dice]]
 
* [[How to Roll Dice]]
* [[3D Dice]]
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* '''[[Complete Guide to Macros & Rolls‎]](new)'''
* [[Dice Reference]]
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** [[Dice Reference]]
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** [[Macros]]
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* [[Rollable Tables]]
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* [[Playing Cards]]
 
* [[QuantumRoll]]
 
* [[QuantumRoll]]
* [[Macros]]
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* [[3D Dice]]
 
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<br>'''Tips'''
 
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* [[Linking Tokens to Journals|Linking Tokens to Journals]]
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* [[Geomorphic Map Tiles]]
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* [[Using Roll20 while Playing In-Person]]
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[[:Category:Tips|See all Tips and Tricks »]]
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'''Troubleshooting'''
 
'''Troubleshooting'''
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* [[Community FAQ]] - Commonly Encountered Issues
 
* [[Solving Technical Issues]]
 
* [[Solving Technical Issues]]
* [[Audio Visual Troubleshooting]]
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* [[Video and Voice Chat Troubleshooting]]
* [[Subscription FAQ]]
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* [[Optimizing Roll20 Performance|Optimizing Roll20's Performance]]
 
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* [[Best Practices for Files on Roll20|Best Practices for Files]]
 
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* [[UDL#Known_Issues|Updated Dynamic Lightning - Known Issues]]
[[:Category:Docs|View all documentation &raquo;]]
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* {{zendesk|sections/360008317414-Technical-Support Technical Support}}
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* Submit '''[[Bug Report]]'''
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==Beyond the Application==
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'''Your Games and Content'''
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* [[Best Practices for Files on Roll20]]
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<br>'''Finding A Group'''
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* [[Looking for Group|Looking for Group Tool]]
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* [https://app.roll20.net/forum/category/22 Roll20 LFG Subforum]
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* Reddit(Unofficial): [https://www.reddit.com/r/Roll20LFG r/roll20LFG] | [https://www.reddit.com/r/LFG r/LFG] | [https://www.reddit.com/r/Roll20/wiki/lfg r/roll20 LFG Guide]
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* Facebook(Unofficial): [https://www.facebook.com/groups/Roll20LFG/members/ Roll20 LFG] | [https://www.facebook.com/groups/271565293251496/members/ Roll 20 Player/DM Find]
 
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'''Broadcasting your Games'''
'''Toolbox'''
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* [[Online Role Playing:Index]]
 
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* '''[[Streaming|Streaming & Recording Roll20]] (updated)'''
* [[Toolbox Overview]]
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<br>'''Site Policy'''
* [[Dice Rolling GUI]]
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* [[Drawing Tools]]
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* [[Fog of War]]
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* [[Layers]]
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* [[Select and Pan Tool]]
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* [[Turn Tracker]]
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'''Advanced Features'''
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* [[Dynamic Lighting]]
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* [[Mobile Tablet Support]]
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* [[Keyboard Shortcuts]] and [[Advanced Shortcuts]]
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* [[API:Introduction|Roll20 API]]
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* [[Dev Server]]
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* [[Transmogrifier]]
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* [[My Vault]]
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'''Miscellaneous'''
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* [[Live Stream and Record Game Sessions]]
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* [[Optimizing Roll20 Performance]]
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* [[Game Management]]
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* [[Image Best Practices for Roll20]]
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'''Site Policy'''
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* [[Acknowledgements]]
 
* [[Acknowledgements]]
 
* [[Terms of Service and Privacy Policy]]
 
* [[Terms of Service and Privacy Policy]]
* [[Terms of Service and Privacy Policy#Notification of Copyright Infringement (DMCA Policy)|DMCA]]
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* [[Code of Conduct]]
 
* [[Marketplace Asset EULA]]
 
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===Additional Info===
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<div style="font-size:26px;">'''[[Legacy Dynamic Lighting]] will be phased out on May 18th 2021.'''
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More info: '''{{blog|posts/retiring-legacy-dynamic-lighting-what-you-need-to-know/ LDL Retiring}}'''  </div>
  
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Below you'll find links to community-created guides on running different games in Roll20. These are just suggestions, you can run your games in Roll20 however you'd like, and Roll20 works with hundreds of games not listed here.  
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==[[Subscription|Subscriber Features]]==
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'''[https://app.roll20.net/why-subscribe-to-roll20 Subscription Comparison & FAQ]:''' A list of our [[subscription tiers, their perks, and Frequently asked questions. '''[[Free]] – [[Plus]] – [[Pro]]'''<br />
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* [[Legacy Dynamic Lighting]]
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* [[Advanced Fog of War]]
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* [[API|API Scripts]]
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* [[Transmogrifier]]
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* [[Character Vault]]
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* [[Dungeons and Dragons Next|Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition]]
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==Character Sheets==
* [[Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition]]
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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.
* [[Dungeons and Dragons 3.5]]
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* [[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]]: A mostly up-to-date list of character sheets available on Roll20.
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* [[Building Character Sheets|Building Character Sheets]]: How to go about building a character sheet
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===System/Character Sheet Guide===
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* [[Burn Bryte]]
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* [[DnD|Dungeons and Dragons]]
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** [[5E]] | [[Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition|4E]] | [[Dungeons and Dragons 3.5|3.5E]]
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** '''[[D&D 5E by Roll20]]''*'''''
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** [[DnD5e Shaped Character Sheet|D&D 5E (Shaped)]]
 
* [[Pathfinder]]
 
* [[Pathfinder]]
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** '''[[Pathfinder Second Edition Official | Pathfinder Second Edition Official Sheet]]*'''
 
* [[Shadowrun]]
 
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* [[Savage Worlds]]
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* [[GURPS]]
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* [[Official_Savage_Worlds|Official Savage Worlds Character Sheet]]
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* [[Savage_Worlds_Tabbed|Savage Worlds Tabbed]]
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* [[Star Wars RPG]]
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** [[Star_Wars_D6|D6/ WEG]] | [[Star_Wars_Saga_Edition_Character_Sheet|Saga Edition]] | [[Star Wars: FFG (API-Compatible)|FFG]]
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* [[Torg Eternity Community Sheet|Torg Eternity]]
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* [[Zweihänder Grim & Perilous]]
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* [[Genesys]]
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* [[Earthdawn - FASA Official]]
 
* [[OSR|OSR (Old School Revival)]]
 
* [[OSR|OSR (Old School Revival)]]
* [[GURPS 4th Edition]]
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* [[World of Darkness]]
* [[D00Lite]]
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* [[Cypher System-Monte Cooke Games|Cypher System]]
* [[Black Crusade|Warhammer 40,000 RPG Black Crusade]]
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''<nowiki>*</nowiki> Character Sheets designed and supported officially by Roll20''
* [[Star Frontiers]]
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* [[Tavern Tales]]
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[[:Category:Games|See all System Specific Guides »]]
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[[:Category:Character Sheet Documentation|See all Character Sheet Guides &raquo;]]
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===Custom Sheet Creation===
[[:Category:Guides|See all System Specific Guides &raquo;]]
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* '''[[Building Character Sheets|Building/Editing Character Sheets]]''': The definitive starting point for editing existing character sheets or creating your own''(for [[Pro]] Subscribers Only)''
 
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* [[Designing Character Sheet Layout|Character Sheet Layout]] General advice on how to create the main layout of your sheet
'''Tips & Tricks'''
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* [[Custom Sheet Sandbox]] Great tool for working on custom sheets
 
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* [[Sheet Worker Scripts|Sheetworkers]]: Allows the use of some limited [[JavaScript]] to edit character stats in a more complex manner.
* [[Geomorphic Map Tiles]]
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* [[Building_Character_Sheets/Roll_Templates|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.
* [[Linking Tokens to Journals]]
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* [[Github|Beginner's Guide to GitHub]]: How to upload a character sheet for community use
* [[Useful Macros]]
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* [[Character Sheet Translation|Add translation capabilities]]: How to set up a Sheet to be easily [[CrowdIn|translated]] into other languages
* [[API:Script_Index|API Script Index]]
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* [[Sheet Author Tips]] Misc. Advanced Tips for those who often works with this character sheets
 
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* {{forum|category/277980 Character Sheets & Compendium}} Good place to ask for help on editing sheets
 
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* {{forum|post/7781132/sheet-request-thread-consolidated-mk-ii Sheet Request Thread, Consolidated, mk II}} Thread for requesting sheets. Read the {{forum|permalink/7781132/ first post}} before posting a new request.
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Rolling Dice


Tips


See all Tips and Tricks »

Troubleshooting

[edit] Beyond the Application

Your Games and Content


Finding A Group

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Subscription Comparison & FAQ: A list of our [[subscription tiers, their perks, and Frequently asked questions. FreePlusPro

[edit] Character Sheets

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


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