Community

Forums

Fantastic place to rub elbows with other RPTool junkies, or ask questions on how to do specific things, or get your networking up and running.

 

www.MapTool.fr

A French web site dedicated to MapTool and run by Natha (from the RPTools forums, above)

http://www.drachenzwinge.de/ - (Aggregation site) We're told this site is great for German speakers and includes a TeamSpeak server (but we don't speak German, so...)

Italian MapTool, D&D 4E, and custom framework

 

Gallery

Share your original works for others to use

 

Affiliates

These are unofficial sites but have dedicated space and discussions for RPTools, or their members spend much time on the RPTools site

The Tangled Web

Find or post a game, and manage your campaign. Has RSS feeds for games.

RPG Loop

Find and post MapTool games. A great Looking For Group community.

Cartographer's Guild

A great resource for those wanting to learn how to create fabulous maps directly from the masters!

Infinite Realities - Military RPG supplements

Military RPG Supplements

 

Links

Here are some links that might get you started

If you would like to see a link posted here you may submit it to submit@rptools.net. Submissions will be reviewed and must follow these criteria:

  • RPG related
  • Fits into one of the categories below
  • Isn’t a dead project
  • Not just a list of other links (although some exceptions will be made to this)

Complementary Tools

Stile - Stile is a seamless tile maker, useful for unbounded maps
PCGen - Create and manager your characters
RedBlade - 3de Character generator
TreePad - Keep track of gaming notes in a hierarchical way
AutoRealm - Bounded map creation
GIMP - Image creation software, good for making maps
DMGenie - Campaign and combat management (Commercial) (for D&D3.x; no official support forum anymore)
Dundjinni - Map creation software
NPC Designer - NPC generator
eAdventure Tile Organizer - Tile based map making
d20srd.org Encounter Calculator - XP, visibility, and distance calculator
Bone Shaker - A very flexible networked dice roller designed for remote role playing

Role Playing Sites

http://www.PenAndPaperGames.com/ - Lots of resources for gamers, including utilities to help you find other local gamers
http://www.dndadventure.com/dnda_dm_resources.html - Lots of links to role playing resources
http://www.rpglibrary.org - Links to Free and Shareware RPGs
http://www.mortality.net - Resources for a variety of RPGs
Enworld - RPG News site
Treasure Tables - GMing advice, tips, ideas and resources • Dedicated to helping GMs
Dungeons and Dragons 4th edition - Dungeons and Dragons 4th edition details aggregation site http://www.drachenzwinge.de/ - We're told this site is great for German speakers and includes a TeamSpeak server (but we don't speak German, so...)
Italian MapTool, D&D 4E, and custom framework site
RPG.NET - A source for everything RPG related

Image Repositories and other Resources

http://magist.com/vry - Maps and Tokens
http://rpgmapshare.com - Central repository of user created maps
http://www.3rdedition.org/merricb/miniresources.htm - Links to maps, minis, tiles, and others
http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/arch/pc - Character token art
http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/arch/mgx - Maps
http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/mwa/archive2004 More maps
http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/arch/ag - Large repository of art for tokens and maps
http://www.darksim.com/Repository - Tiles
http://infinite-realities.com/4images/index.php - Tiles, Player art and more.
http://www.gozzys.com/ Gozzy’s Maps, including some random map generators.
http://www.dundjinni.com/forums/ Lots of free art at the Dundjinni User Contributed Art forums
RPTools forums: Links & External Resources Lots of threads regarding where to find images (check out the User Creations forum as well!)