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BerkaZerka

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Virtual Tabletops
« on: January 02, 2023, 07:52:48 pm »

So I know Forge has used them before, but what are your thoughts? What's the easiest VT to learn vs, the one with the coolest features? I know One D&D is suppose to be the next big thing, but I'm a bit 'meh' on 5e.

Any recommendations these days?
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Re: Virtual Tabletops
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2023, 09:11:33 pm »

I've used Roll20 and it's quite nice, you can upload your own PNGs and maps and then overlay grids, can choose what to reveal to players, etc. There's also a /roll command in the chat for rolls if you want to have everyone see the rolls being made

Really don't like 5th edition dnd myself since it's so simplified, prefer to play pathfinder it worked well for this.

Tabletop simulator is also an option if you find the right mod for it though I think it would be really chaotic/map would be hard to organize in comparison

Link to Roll20 site: https://roll20.net/ and some attached images to show what it looks like in action, personally found it to be a really good way to play dnd online

https://pasteboard.co/GjArAYC3ZmGb.png Section with a small arena and some character sprites
https://pasteboard.co/UnUrwebp5SZB.png Asset interface (basically just upload images to here, sort them how you'd like and then layer them on top of each other in the map section)
https://pasteboard.co/Jbz7E4qC6lPk.png Character Sheets
https://pasteboard.co/4BJwV7fZD4Tl.png Full map - You can scale it quite big, as you can see here
https://pasteboard.co/sP0O1qlGuOxM.png Smaller section of same map for scale, every spot on the grid is a 5 foot length. Did not make the maps myself but ripped them from online sources and made edits accordingly


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Re: Virtual Tabletops
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2023, 07:12:29 pm »

oh, that's cool - thanks~ I'll have to check out some live play on youtube.
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