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REKS 1.7 Released! (Roll20 Enhanced Keyboard Shortcuts)

Quite a few updates have come out since my last post about REKS, so I figured it was high time I talked about those! Just looking for the user script? Grab it here. Since v1.0, I’ve added the following features and improvements to REKS: Better Dice Rolling The dice roller (\r) now supports all Roll20 […]

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RPGs

[New Release] Enhanced Keyboard Shortcuts For Roll20 (v1.0)

Are you running tabletop RPGs in Roll20 and finding yourself frustrated by the limitations of its keyboard shortcuts? Want to control audio, automate combat, roll dice, and even create characters and handouts all from the comfort of the keyboard, and without having to spring for a pro account? Perhaps you’re looking to drive Roll20 with […]

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Roll20 Bookmarklets v1.2 (Now With Dice Roller) + New Stream Deck Setup!

Last month I showed off my Stream Deck setup for Roll20 and followed it up with a suite of bookmarklets for improved music controls. A few days ago I got an email from a reader who discovered that the dice roller setup I presented in the original Stream Deck post didn’t work with the chat […]

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RPGs

Ancient School Roleplaying: No Rules, Just Right

The first proper wargame, called, appropriately enough, Kriegsspiel (“wargame” in German) was developed in the first half of the 19th century, initially as a curiosity. By 1860, it had achieved broad adoption as a training tool for the Prussian military. But In 1873, Lieutenant Wilhelm Jacob Meckel published a treatise citing four complaints about the […]

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Three Fascinating RPGs That Aren’t D&D

This seems like something every RPG talker-abouter is talking about right now. First there was Matt Colville and Amy Vorpahl’s video, then Zee Bashew’s video, then Matt Colville’s other video, oh and actually there was The Dungeon Newb’s video a bit earlier and it’s all over RPG Twitter, oh and of course a lot of […]

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Fantasy Poetry Post-Apocalypse RPGs

The Myth of Mithiel

In the dark beneath the stars That swim in inky firmament Where the grey elves’ houses are, Where e’er they’ve dwelt since sky was rent Their fishers dredge from darkness deep The things below, all pale as snow, And in their tongues they sing to keep The words they know, whate’er they meant A dozen […]

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Roll20 Bookmarklets v1.1.0 Released! 🎉

Update (10/22/2021): Version 1.2.0 has been released! GitHub: cogspace/roll20bookmarklets Release: Roll20 Bookmarklets v1.1.0 (New) đź•’ Turn tracker controls Clear Turn Tracker – Clears the turn tracker. Close Turn Tracker – Closes the turn tracker dialog. Next Turn – Advances to the next turn in the tracker. Sort Turns Desc – Sorts the turns in the tracker numerically (descending). (New) […]

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RPGs

Enhanced Roll20 Audio Macros (Free Tier Compatible)

Roll20 is a great tool for running tabletop games online. One of its features is the ability to play audio that is synchronized across all players in the game. Excellent for setting the mood! Unfortunately, the built-in audio controls are a bit clunky to mess around with, especially when you’re trying to keep all the […]

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The Blog About The Blog: How To Run WordPress At Web Scale For $6/Month*

This blog costs me $6 a month* to run and only took a couple hours to set up. I have complete control over it, and it should be able to scale to large numbers of readers. This post is about how I set it up, presented as something of a tutorial. * This is at […]

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RPGs

Stream Deck XL Setup For Roll20

The Stream Deck XL, as you might infer from its name, is a useful tool for streamers, but it has also proven to be a powerful and easily programmable macro pad for games and productivity applications. In this post, I’ll show how I’ve set up my Stream Deck XL for augmenting the RPGs I run […]