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    Free Useful RPG Resources

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    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/2008/1...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/tabl...rs-basic-rules

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

    Free RPG List
    http://www.darkshire.net/jhkim/rpg/f...n-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/camp...-dd-adventures

    Servitor Ludi Adventures
    http://servitorludi.blogspot.com/p/s...dventures.html

    Arch Lich Thoth-Amon's Blog of Free Adventures (right here on PPG!)
    http://www.penandpapergames.com/foru...-and-scenarios

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

    Greatest Free Official Adventures
    http://www.rpggeek.com/geeklist/5218...gons-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-f...y-art-sources/

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

    Open Game Art
    http://opengameart.org/art-search-ad...pe_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/showthr...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/sh...ad.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/caleballen...pg-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/...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/dunge...3033/19872.htm
    Free 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/screenm...reenmonkey.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...hp?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_ro...g_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/gene...dom-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?pag...oads#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.p...reList/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/f...t-figures.html

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

    Medieval Buildings Paper Models
    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

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

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

    Free paper miniatures and terrain on the web (discussion on SJG forum)
    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-minis
    Free Visual Character Makers

    Hero Machine
    http://www.heromachine.com/heromachi...trait-creator/

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

    Fabrica de Herois (Spanish)
    http://fabricadeherois.blogspot.com....rois-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

    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:...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
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    +1 for donjon. It's the one website that will cause me to cry if it gets cancelled.
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    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!
    Abstruse Decapod

    "Why aren't i just be able to write adventures that don't require crap like an Amish rpg?" -myself

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    Sure:

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

    Dungeons and Dragons (5th ed)
    http://dnd.wizards.com/products/tabl...rs-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/showthr...s-Map-Emporeum

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