Author Archives: RPTroll

MapTool Released

MapTool Released

This was a quick release to fix the tableImage() image issue which surfaced in MapTool build This release also adds capabilities to modify the max recursion depth in function calls. Thanks to Jagged for the quick turn around time on the bug and Craig for the recursion limit change and build. Please see the Announcements… Continue Reading

MapTool Version Released

MapTool Version Released

Great news everyone. There’s a new version of MapTool available from the download page of The most exciting features of Build includes some new functionality that will make drawing maps easier and new MapTool Table functions that effectively allow for global variables and image stores without resorting to dropping new tokens on a… Continue Reading

MapTool 1.4.0 Release

We’re proud to announce the release of MapTool 1.4.0, creating a revitalization of MapTool development methodologies and direction. The MapTool application began life in 2005 when three programmers started an open source Java project as a way to connect remote friends for their RPG. It has grown in features and functionality over the last decade… Continue Reading

Editing Macros

MTScript is a custom language for writing MapTool macros which grew out of MapTool’s chat functionality. It began simply enough as a way to roll dice. It expanded over time to the point where users create custom gaming frameworks and convenience functions in MapTool to be used by GMs and Players alike. To get a hint… Continue Reading

New Website Launch

Welcome to RPTools new website. We hope you find the new site cleaner, slicker, and easier to navigate. We’ve added a group of quick links to the side bar and reorganized the pages a bit including links to the forums, Wiki, user created frameworks, online communities, and other helpful links to get new users started.… Continue Reading

MapTool 1.3b91 Released

This build features a number of bug fixes, new VBL functionality, a new Java launcher, and Java 8 support (hellya). The new release is located on our download page or you can launch it directly from the web launch page. Note that Oracle now has quite a few security warnings around web launch programs. You can find a… Continue Reading