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MapForge Alternatives

MapForge is described as 'Map-making software for creating tactical-scale top-down battlemaps for RPGs, with a large library of ready-to-use mapping content Add-Ons (including 50 free ones!). Also works with your own artwork/bitmaps, via drag-and-drop' and is a role-playing game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to MapForge for Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Tiled Map Editor, which is both free and Open Source. Other MapForge like games are LDtk, OGMO Editor, Eigengrau's Generator and PyMapper.

MapForge alternatives are mainly Game Development Tools but may also be Role-playing Games or Virtual Tabletops. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MapForge.
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    Tiled Map Editor

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    4 alternatives to Tiled Map Editor 

    Tiled is a general purpose tile map editor. It's built to be easy to use, yet flexible enough to work with varying game engines, whether your game is an RPG, platformer or Breakout clone. Tiled is free software and written in C++, using the Qt application framework.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTiled Map Editor can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    LDtk

    4 alternatives to LDtk 

    LDtk (Level Designer Toolkit) is a modern and open-source 2D level editor, specifically designed for indie devs.

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    OGMO Editor

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    4 alternatives to OGMO Editor 

    OGMO Editor is a free, open source, project oriented level editor made for indie game developers by indie game developers. Beyond using Tile Layers to create levels from a tileset, use Decal Layers to freely place, scale, and rotate images to decorate your level, Entity Layers...

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    Eigengrau's Generator

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    16 alternatives to Eigengrau's Generator 

    Eigengrau's Essential Establishment Generator is a tabletop procedural generation tool for towns, NPCs and much more. It creates paragraphs of text suitable to be read directly to players during a game.

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    It's not even map-making software.

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    PyMapper

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    12 alternatives to PyMapper 

    Drag and drop tile based mapping program. Multiple layers, create and import your own tilesets, scale for printing and many more features.

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    Discontinued

    It was last updated in May 2016.

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    Campaign Cartographer

    • Windows
    27 alternatives to Campaign Cartographer 

    Campaign Cartographer is the leading map making software for games (RPGs, miniatures and wargaming). Campaign Cartographer gives you fingertip control of both the big picture and the small details. Want a large scale map of your adventuring world? A detailed dungeon floorplan?

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    Tiamat

    • Online
    22 alternatives to Tiamat 

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

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    Dungeon Scrawl

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    20 alternatives to Dungeon Scrawl 

    A dungeon scrawling tool by ProbableTrain.

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    donjon.bin.sh

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    16 alternatives to donjon.bin.sh 

    donjon.bin.sh is a freely accessible, online collection of random generators and other tools for pen-and-paper role-playing games. The collection provides a comprehensive range of advanced generators for creating names, demographics, maps, adventures and even entire worlds.

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    Dungeon Builder

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    14 alternatives to Dungeon Builder 

    Dungeon Builder is an Isometric Dungeon Map Maker that produces beautiful, high resolution maps with a hand drawn look.

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