D&D Beyond Alternatives

    D&D Beyond is described as 'is the official digital toolset for Dungeons & Dragons fifth edition'. There are more than 25 alternatives to D&D Beyond for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Roll20, which is free. Other great apps like D&D Beyond are Beyond Tabletop (Free), Fantasy Grounds (Paid), Astral Tabletop (Freemium) and Adventurer's Codex (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 18, 2020

    1. Roll20 is the free, easy way to play tabletop games (such as pen and paper RPGs) online with others. It's completely web-based, so it runs right in your browser. It supports video and voice chat, background music, character sheets, a massive art library, and more!
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      Some users think Roll20 is a great alternative to D&D Beyond, some don't.
    2. Beyond Tabletop is a set of tools for RPG players with easy-to-use online character sheets and maps. Subscription-free and designed to be used on all devices online. Currently offering a battle map and character sheets for Pathfinder and D&D 5e.
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      Beyond Tabletop vs D&D Beyond opinions
      Some users think Beyond Tabletop is a great alternative to D&D Beyond, some don't.
      it is not intuitive in the character sheets
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      A few nice things, easy and intuitive to use. Unfortunately, its not quite there in terms of how much content it has.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago


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      • Windows
      • Wine
      • Steam
      Fantasy Grounds is a virtual tabletop to help facilitate play of tabletop-style role-playing games online with a GM (game master) and one or more players.
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    3. Astral is an online, tabletop role-playing platform for hosting and playing games either online or in person. Play together online with others and communicate through live video.
    4. A fun, easy to use, Open Source tool for tabletop RPG players to manage their characters, campaigns, and parties. The goal is to help you focus more on the game by bringing your paper character sheets into the 21st century.
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    5. Standard Action is a tabletop gaming application designed to be simple, but flexible. In game, Standard Action features an interactive game board, live chat, dice rolls, a turn tracker, customizable token stat bars, and much more.
    6. Tableplop is an easy to learn, fun to use virtual tabletop for role playing games. It includes everything you need to play TTRPGs remote apart from audio chat and works great on mobiles and computers.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Rolisteam helps you to manage tabletop role playing games with remote friends/players. It provides many features to share maps, pictures and it also includes tool to communicate with your friends/players.
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    7. The Aurora Builder is a free tool that lets you create characters for your dungeons and dragons game using the bundled content, your own content, and content created by others.
      Aurora Builder vs D&D Beyond opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Fantastic for character sheet creation with a wide variety of content
      Positive comment 11 months ago

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      • Windows
      Award-winning character management software for RPGs. Create new characters (and re-create old ones), manage character evolution, print character sheets, and use your laptop at the game table.
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