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jpatterson
02-20-2015, 12:41 PM
Free Useful RPG Resources (free unless otherwise indicated)
Free Games

OpenD6 (formerly West End Games' D6, base for original Star Wars and Ghostbusters)
http://opend6.wikidot.com/

RISUS the Anything RPG
http://www222.pair.com/sjohn/downloads.htm#Risus

Basic Fantasy Roleplaying
http://www.basicfantasy.org/downloads.html

Free RPG Day Site
http://www.freerpgday.com/

The Free RPG Blog
http://www.thefreerpgblog.com/2008/12/free-images-to-spice-up-your-game.html

Open Game Systems
http://wiki.rpg.net/index.php/Open_Game_Systems

Modos Roleplaying Game (by PPG's own DMMike!)
http://modos-rpg.obsidianportal.com

Dungeons and Dragons (5th ed)
http://dnd.wizards.com/products/tabletop/players-basic-rules

d20 Source Reference Document
http://www.d20srd.org/

Free RPG List
http://www.darkshire.net/jhkim/rpg/freerpgs/bykeyword/open-license.html

1km1kt Free Game PDFs
http://www.1km1kt.net/cat/rpg

Free Adventures/Dungeons/Plots

One Page Dungeon Contest
http://www.onepagedungeon.info/

Five Room Dungeons
http://www.roleplayingtips.com/5-room-dungeons/

RPGObjects Adventures
http://www.rpgobjects.com/downloads

Free Online D&D Adventures
http://www.freedungeons.com/

RPGNET Wiki Free Adventures
http://wiki.rpg.net/index.php/Free_Adventures

RPGLibrary
https://www.rpglibrary.org/main.php?showgenre=Fantasy

83 Free Adventures
http://www.dungeonmastering.com/campaigns-adventures/83-free-dd-adventures

Servitor Ludi Adventures
http://servitorludi.blogspot.com/p/septembers-short-adventures.html

Arch Lich Thoth-Amon's Blog of Free Adventures (right here on PPG!)
http://www.penandpapergames.com/forums/entry.php/443-Hear-Ye-Hear-Ye-Thoth-s-Blog-of-free-rpg-modules-and-scenarios

D&D Adventures 500+
http://www.dndadventure.com/dnda_adventures.html

Greatest Free Official Adventures
http://www.rpggeek.com/geeklist/52182/greatest-free-official-dungeons-dragons-adventure

Dragonsfoot Free Downloads
http://www.dragonsfoot.org/ad/

Basic Fantasy Free Adventures
http://www.basicfantasy.org/downloads.html#sn_modules

Free Art

Free/Open Fantasy Art
http://inkwellideas.com/2013/01/13-free-open-fantasy-art-sources/

Free RPG Art
http://6d6fireball.com/rpg/category/rpg-art-creative-commons-public-domain/

Open Game Art
http://opengameart.org/art-search-advanced?keys=&field_art_type_tid%5B%5D=9

Open Clip Art Library (RPG Search)
https://openclipart.org/search/?query=rpg

1500 Free Icons For Your Game
http://game-icons.net/

Free Maps/Tiles

Donjon Fantasy World Generator
http://donjon.bin.sh/fantasy/world/

Free Maps Thread, GamerPrinter
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?257465-Gamerprinter-s-Map-Emporeum

Hexographer
http://www.hexographer.com/

RPG Mapshare
http://rpgmapshare.com/

Pyromancers
http://pyromancers.com/

RPG Virtual Tabletop Maps
http://rpgvirtualtabletop.wikidot.com/maps

Paratime Design
http://paratime.ca/rpg-games.html

Anamap Online Mapmaker
http://deepnight.net/tools/tabletop-rpg-map-editor/

Ye Old Mapmaker
http://www.yeoldemapmaker.com/

Dave's Mapper
http://davesmapper.com/

Pymapper
http://davesmapper.com/

Dungeoneering
http://www.dungeoneering.net/

Cartographer's Guild Free RPG Maps
http://www.cartographersguild.com/showthread.php?t=13797

Dragonsfoot Maps
http://www.dragonsfoot.org/maps/

Dream Weaves Worlds Maps
http://www.dreamweavedworlds.com/Articles.html

Dungeons Unlimited
http://www.angelfire.com/rpg2/dungeonsunlimited/

Fantastic Maps
http://www.fantasticmaps.com/

Pinterest Batltemaps
https://www.pinterest.com/caleballen731/fantasy-rpg-battlemaps/

Hexmapper (download)
http://www.mentalwasteland.net/HexMapper/

Gozzy's Map Creator
http://www.gozzys.com/dungeon-maps

City Map Generator
http://www.stargazersworld.com/2009/02/27/roleplaying-city-map-generator/

Greenfish Relief Map Generator (download)
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/gfreliefmap.html

Battlegrounds Index of Free Map Resources
http://www.battlegroundsgames.com/links.html

AutoREALM (download)
http://sourceforge.net/projects/autorealm/

RPGMapMaker
http://fmteau.perso.neuf.fr/rpgmapmaker/rpgmapmaker.htm

Stonesword Dungeonmaker, Mapmaker, etc
http://www.stonesword.com/

Dungeoncrafter III - previously commercial (download)
http://www.freenew.net/windows/dungeon-crafter-iii-silver-edition-3033/19872.htmFree Virtual Tabletops (for playing long distance online)

OpenRPG (download from top of right menubar)
http://www.rpgobjects.com/orpg

Maptool (download)
http://www.rptools.net/index.php?page=downloads#MapTool

Roll20 - online visual tabletop
http://www.roll20.net

Screen Monkey - paid and free versions (download GM client, players use browser)
http://www.nbos.com/products/screenmonkey/screenmonkey.htm

Index of Virtual Tabletops
http://rpgvirtualtabletop.wikidot.com/the-vts

Vassal - general tabletop to play some board games online (download)
http://www.vassalengine.org/Free Random Generators

Abstruse Decapod's Toys (names, monsters, technobabble, etc)
http://www.peracles-rpg.com/guest/jp/toys/index.php?pagecont=22

Chris Pounds Generators (includes tons of US census name elements)
http://generators.christopherpound.com/

Chaotic Shiny - very large list, lots of variety, great page layout, crisp site!
http://chaoticshiny.com/index.php

Springhole Generators
http://www.springhole.net/writing_roleplaying_randomators/

Behind the Name Generator
http://www.behindthename.com/random/

Seventh Sanctum (absolutely enormous)
http://www.seventhsanctum.com/

Generators of the Seventh Order (a community and archive of user made generators!)
http://www.lastgaspgrimoire.com/generators/the-seventh-order-of-the-random-generator/

Rangen (various, including for writing)
http://www.rangen.co.uk/

RandomGen (make your own generator, etc)
http://orteil.dashnet.org/randomgen/

Donjon Generators
http://donjon.bin.sh/

Serendipity Generators
http://nine.frenchboys.net/

Inspiration Pad (downloadable app to let you make your own generators)
http://www.nbos.com/products/ipad/ipad.htm

NBOS Online Generators
http://www.rpginspiration.com/
Free Paper Miniatures/Tokens

Token Tool - create your own tokens (download)
http://www.rptools.net/index.php?page=downloads#TokenTool

Devin's Tokens (also has pay tokens)
http://immortalnights.com/tokensite/

OneMonk Minis
http://onemonk.com/Home.html

Junior General Minis (majority are soldiers/military/vehicles)
http://www.juniorgeneral.org/index.php/figure/figureList/masters

Zen Paper Miniatures (various genres)
http://zenseeker.net/PaperMiniatures/

Great RPG Swindle's Index of Free Paper Mini Resources
http://tartex.blogspot.com/2009/04/free-paper-miniatures-flat-figures.html

How to Make Paper Minis Instructable
http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Paper-Minis/

Printable Heroes Pack
http://printableheroes.tumblr.com/

Paper Minis/Papercraft
http://odd74.proboards.com/thread/7570/free-paper-minis

Dark City Downloads
http://www.darkcitygames.com/

Make a Paper and Cardboard Medieval Castle
www.stormthecastle.com/paper-castle/make-a-cardboard-castle.htm (http://www.stormthecastle.com/paper-castle/make-a-cardboard-castle.htm)

Medieval Buildings Paper Models
papermau.blogspot.com/2011/11/medieval-buildings-paper-models-by.html (http://papermau.blogspot.com/2011/11/medieval-buildings-paper-models-by.html)

Paper model of an early middle-age castle named Louvaillac.
www.mythoz.org/Joomla/index.php/En/chateau-medieval-mural/medieval-castle-intro (http://www.mythoz.org/Joomla/index.php/En/chateau-medieval-mural/medieval-castle-intro)

Free Paper Miniatures Flat Figures and Minis (list of links)
tartex.blogspot.com/2009/04/free-paper-miniatures-flat-figures.html (http://tartex.blogspot.com/2009/04/free-paper-miniatures-flat-figures.html)

Fantasy paper miniature models (blog)
minipapermodels.blogspot.com/ (http://minipapermodels.blogspot.com/)

Free paper miniatures and terrain on the web (discussion on SJG forum)
forums.sjgames.com/showthread.php?t=17500 (http://forums.sjgames.com/showthread.php?t=17500)

Cardboard Warriors
http://cardboard-warriors.proboards.com/

Arion Games Minis
http://www.arion-games.com/minis/freebies.html

Heroquest Minis
http://boardgamegeek.com/filepage/79816/hq-paper-minis

Paper Minis on Tumblr
https://www.tumblr.com/tagged/paper-minisFree Visual Character Makers

Hero Machine
http://www.heromachine.com/heromachine-2-5-character-portrait-creator/

Marvel Superhero Creator
http://marvel.com/games/play/31/create_your_own_superhero

Fabrica de Herois (Spanish)
http://fabricadeherois.blogspot.com.br/p/fabrica-de-herois-2011.html

Magic Set Editor - I used it to make MtG style NPCs (download)
http://magicseteditor.sourceforge.net/download

Flash Face Maker
http://flashface.ctapt.de
(http://flashface.ctapt.de/) Free Other RPG Resources

RPGNow Free Downloads (games, adventures, supplements, charts, minis, etc)
http://www.rpgnow.com/browse.php?pfrom=0&pto=0&x=8&y=14

Public Domain Superheroes
http://pdsh.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Images_of_RPG_Characters

GM Tips
http://www.roleplayingtips.com/archives/

RPG.NET (biggest general RPG site/forum)
http://www.rpg.net

Strolen's Citadel (huge variety of articles, tips, randomness, items, npcs, adventures, rules, etc)
http://strolen.com/browsing/articles/Rules_and_Advice
Art, Documents, Office

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Full LEGAL (download)
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/gfreliefmap.html

Photofiltre (great PAINTlike app, fast, simple)
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/photofiltre.html

GIMP - full features graphics editor like Adobe Photoshop (download)
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/gimp.html

PhoXo - another image editing software (download)
http://www.snapfiles.com/featured/533168-112626.html

Libre Office - free full featured office suite alternative to MS Office (download)
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/libreoffice.html

DMMike
02-20-2015, 05:54 PM
+1 for donjon. It's the one website that will cause me to cry if it gets cancelled.

jpatterson
02-20-2015, 06:01 PM
If/when people want to post their own favorite RPG resources, I will check them out and add them to this stickied post so we all have a big useful bunch of stuff at everyone's fingertips!

DMMike
02-21-2015, 08:21 AM
Sure:

Modos Roleplaying Game
http://modos-rpg.obsidianportal.com

Dungeons and Dragons (5th ed)
http://dnd.wizards.com/products/tabletop/players-basic-rules

d20 Source Reference Document
http://www.d20srd.org/

One Page Dungeon Contest
http://www.onepagedungeon.info/

Free Maps Thread, GamerPrinter
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?257465-Gamerprinter-s-Map-Emporeum

Let's see, what other free stuff have I found...