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Roll20 and OneBookShelf Officially Join Forces! — GeekTyrant

Roughly two weeks in the past, Roll20 and OneBookShelf introduced that they had been going to be becoming a member of forces. This would mark official assist for gadgets from websites like DriveThru RPG and DMs Guild within the fashionable digital tabletop (VTT). Today is the day of unity! The two firms are forming a three way partnership. The mixed energy will take a while to be totally in impact, however know that over the approaching weeks, Roll20 will likely be including PDF assist as a way to add, learn, share, and play video games using any PDF you need within the VTT. That is huge information in and of itself, however there’s extra. Eventually, the three way partnership could have OneBookShelf PDF libraries accessible inside Roll20 for a extra nice buyer expertise and these PDFs received’t rely in the direction of your Roll20 storage quotas! This is totally unbelievable and I can’t look forward to this higher integration. Adding unofficial dietary supplements to RPG campaigns will likely be a lot nicer and hopefully extra commonplace with this.

Talking in regards to the alternative, Roll20’s CEO Ankit Lal stated:

Joining forces with OneBookShelf creates the perfect place to buy, peruse, and play TTRPGs on-line, period. Since 2012, Roll20 has been the {industry} chief in digital tabletop gaming, internet hosting content material from a number of the greatest publishers within the space, together with Wizards of the Coast, Paizo, and Chaosium. With this deal, we acquire important progress on a number of of our consumer guarantees that dramatically enhance the VTT, and will work collectively to proceed including new and thrilling options to our already industry-leading platform.

Stephan Wieck, CEO of OneBookShelf, added:

Our mission from the get-go has at all times been to make it simpler for publishers and creators to achieve a wider viewers of roleplaying followers. By combining forces with Roll20, we empower recreation makers to current content material throughout a greater variety of codecs, whether or not character creators, digital tabletop, digital editions, or print. Customers will be capable to assist their favourite video games, in any format they need, with one economical buy, and they’ll be capable to use their content material on roleplaying’s most trusted platform.

Following this deal, Wieck will be a part of Roll20’s Board of Directors and government crew whereas Lal continues as CEO. Are you excited for this improvement?

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