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D&D Beyond Alternatives

D&D Beyond is described as 'is the official digital toolset for Dungeons & Dragons fifth edition' and is a virtual tabletop in the games category. There are more than 25 games similar to D&D Beyond for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Roll20, which is free. Other D&D Beyond like games are MasterScreen, Fantasy Grounds, Beyond Tabletop and Adventurer's Codex.

D&D Beyond alternatives are mainly Virtual Tabletops but may also be Role-playing Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of D&D Beyond.
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D&D Beyond is the official digital toolset for Dungeons & Dragons fifth edition.

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    Roll20

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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!

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Roll20 simultaneously.
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    MasterScreen

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    MasterScreen is the ultimate set of tools for running tabletop or online roleplay campaigns and managing intricate fictional worlds. Runs on every device without any downloads. Built by nerds and free for everyone.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineMasterScreen can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in MasterScreen simultaneously.
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    Lots of options, customization and organizing potential.

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    Fantasy Grounds

    • Mac
    • 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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    Beyond Tabletop

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

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

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    it is not intuitive in the character sheets

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  5. 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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    DM screen


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    Dungeoneer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A VTT with DM tools for 5th edition D&D. Includes an initiative tracker, random table support, challenge rating calculators and more.

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    Standard Action

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    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.

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    Astral Tabletop

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    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.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Astral Tabletop simultaneously.
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    Discontinued

    Was awesome but shutting down as of August 31st, 2022.

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    Aurora Builder

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineAurora Builder can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Fantastic for character sheet creation with a wide variety of content

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  10. 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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