DigitalD20

By on 22 October 2014

DigitalD20 is a new Kickstarter aimed at creating a platform for distributing d20 system adventures in a new digital format that aims to change the way the adventures are prepared and run, with the help of new technologies (tablets) but maintaining the romanticism of paper and pencil. You will be able to share your own modules with the gaming community.

With DigitalD20 you will have all the information required to run a single d20 module in a fast, clear and straightforward way. But that is not all, DigitalD20 is much more than a digital publication; it relays in the new interface “Gamethrough.”

Gamethrough is the interface that the gamemaster will use during any Digitald20 module. It is born to optimize the time taken to prepare and play any d20 adventure. Gamethrough provides a natural and friendly interface simplifying the labor of gamemastering and making easier the annoying task of consulting any kind of data as spells, feats or even character relationship. Furthermore, Gamethrough will include a basic editing tool that will allow to create and share your adventures with other players.

It also shows an interactive real time map that reflects the chronological moment, the physical place where the players are situated on the plot and the possible future situations where the players could go. This simplifies the gamemastering of non lineal adventures, where the decisions of the players change the curse of the story, and there is also a huge quantity of non playing characters and events that could be met or happen.

Combat Encounter Sample

Gamethrough

Research Encounter Example

You can read me and back the campaign here: www.kickstarter.com/projects/325749599/digital-d20

About Dave McAlister

Dave has been roleplaying for over 30 years, having played and/or run most mainstream systems with the espionage genre being an early favourite. So much so that, in 1999, he started Modus Operandi. That same year he joined the Sarbreenar "Living" campaign team as their plotline controller before moving across to the Living Spycraft campaign team (as UK Regional Branch Director) in 2003. 2003 also saw the birth of UK Role Players as well as Dave's first freelance writing appointment (co-writing World Militaries and consulting on both US Militaries and Battlegrounds, all for Spycraft). Since then, Dave has concentrated on supporting the UK gaming scene. He has organised and run several small, one-day, events and was the RPG Area Manager for Gen Con UK in 2004. His current favourite systems are Dungeons & Dragons (specifically 5th Edition), Savage Worlds and Cinematic Unisystem. He has a (currently neglected) blog at dave.mcalister.org.uk and runs a D&D 5e SRD website at DnD5e.info.

3 Comments

  1. fernando

    24 October 2014 at 11:08 am

    Thanks for the review!!

  2. Marc

    24 October 2014 at 2:37 pm

    If this helps to avoid the annoying book fliping during a game I’m in!

  3. Dr. Joe

    27 October 2014 at 3:02 pm

    Looks great. It will speed up gaming, simplify the planning and overall make the experience more fun. Hope I can bring my fellas back to rpg’ing with this.

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