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Free Inkarnate Alternatives

The best free alternative to Inkarnate is Azgaar's Fantasy Map Generator, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Inkarnate and ten of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Inkarnate are MapTool, Dungeon Painter, Mipui and Gridmapper.

Inkarnate alternatives are mainly Virtual Tabletops but may also be Game Development Tools or Role-playing Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Inkarnate.
This page was last updated Apr 24, 2022
Inkarnate
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Online

Inkarnate is an all-in-one fantasy mapmaking platform with a free version and a huge library of assets. With Inkarnate, one...

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  1. Azgaar's Fantasy Map Generator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Azgaar's Fantasy Map Generator (FMG) is a free online tool which produces procedurally generated and highly customizable fantasy maps. You can just use auto-generated maps or create your own world from scratch.

    Azgaar's Fantasy Map Generator vs Inkarnate opinions
    Most users think Azgaar's Fantasy Map Generator is a great alternative to Inkarnate.

    Not the same thing at all, Inkarnate offers the possibility of drawing your own maps, this is more a generator of random large scale political maps, you can't generate a battle scene for example.

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    This Map generator has the BEST tools, 100%FREE, it has options that even Inkarnate does not have (culture, religion, population,military,etc...) The only thing this needs is a little graphic and stamps improvement,since then it would totally SURPASS the huge rival to map generator sites/apps, Inkarnate...

    Positive comment almost 2 years ago
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    While Azgaar's tool allows for some level of customization, the maps are always procedurally generated. Inkarnate allows hand-drawn maps but lacks some of the simulation elements.

    Negative comment about 2 years ago
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  2. MapTool

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPad

    MapTool is an online, multiuser, networked, graphical, interactive, programmable virtual tabletop. Requires Java 6+. It can be used for face-to-face play, or Internet role-playing in real time even if your players are on the other side of the world.



  3. Dungeon Painter

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Dungeon Painter is a free powerful encounter map design tool.

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  4. Mipui is an online, grid-based map editor, with focus on simplicity and collaboration - all edits appear in real-time to other viewers.

    Mipui vs Inkarnate opinions
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    Inkarnate has a higher quality and has better tools more mapping. While Mupui is completely free, Inkarnate has you pay for more advanced customizations.

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    mipui is good, has some nice editing options

    Positive comment about 3 years ago
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  5. Gridmapper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    A little Javascript/SVG application to create dungeon maps for role-playing games.

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  6. Worldographer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Java

    Worldographer is an integrated map editor for overland hex-based maps for worlds or regions; settlement vector maps for cities or villages; and square battle maps for dungeons and encounters.

  7. Dungeons with Friends

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Dungeons with friends lets you easily set up, DM, and play tabletop roleplaying games from anywhere on your mobile phone. This virtual table top is designed for asynchronous play - so you don't have to find a time that works for all of your players.

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  8. Tiamat

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Tiamat is Web 2.0 Tile Mapper; Ideal for creating miniature scale maps for role playing and miniature games.

  9. Hextml

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Hextml is a web-based map maker and campaign manager. It uses the best of HTML5 to let you make beautiful hexagonal maps. Maps can be linked together with submaps to design some location with more details. Custom tiles can be imported into the software.

    Hextml vs Inkarnate opinions
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    Way less options and much harder to use

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  10. 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!

    Roll20 vs Inkarnate opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Roll20 is still a legitimate alternative to Inkarnate, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Roll20 is a tool for playing tabletop RPGs online, and features no mapmaking tools of its own.

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    Roll20 is a tool for playing TTRPGs, and doesn't have any of the mapmaking tools that you'd find in Inkarnate.

    Negative comment about 2 years ago
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