Fantasy Grounds II
Download the installer here. Running the installer requires an active internet connection to complete. Note that the installer is the same for all versions (Full, Lite, Ultimate and Unregistered.)
The lite and unregistered versions of Fantasy Grounds II can be used to demo the software. Just use the installer above.
The demo contains all the features of the full version with the following restrictions:
- No new campaigns can be created.
- Changes to existing campaigns are not saved between sessions.
- Characters created in the local character preparation mode are not saved.
- Hosting a game is restricted to one client connection at a time.
For running Fantasy Grounds on Linux or Mac OSX, see System Requirements.
Should you find trouble connecting, check out the Networking FAQ.
A demo campaign is available to use in order to demo a sample 3.5E or 4E game session. It is installed by default by the Fantasy Grounds installer. If you didn't install the demo adventure while installing FG, you can also download the example campaigns below. Once downloaded, open the ExampleCampaigns.zip file and follow the directions in the readme.txt file.
Patches to Fantasy Grounds II
Fantasy Grounds II is patched using an internal updater feature. When an update is available, the Check for Updates button will be outlined. Click the button and the update starts downloading. If you think that an update should be out but the button does not have the golden rim, click the button and the update check starts.
Courtesy of Xorn, DosWelk, KhersheyJr and Aramasz on the FG Forums
Rolemaster Classic RMC
The Fantasy Grounds community and affiliates are working on many rulesets for various roleplaying games. Details of these can be found from the Store, Armory and FGWiki. Currently available rulesets include:
- Arcana Evolved
- Ars Magica
- Basic Roleplaying (BRP)
- Call of Cthulhu
- Castles & Crusades
- D&D 3.5E
- D&D 4E
- D20 Modern
- Dark Heresy
- Iron Heroes
- Labyrinth Lord
- Rolemaster Classic
- Savage Worlds
- ShadowRun 4
- Top Secret SI
- Traveller (Classic)
- Star Wars Saga Edition
- World of Darkness (New)
* Bolded entries indicate official rulesets included or available for purchase at the store
The Fantasy Grounds PEM Utility allows you to extract the PAK, EXT and MOD files that are included in the Fantasy Grounds installation. It also supports creating your own packages.
The Font Generator creates FGF font files supported by Fantasy Grounds and allows you to export any True Type font to be used in a ruleset.
Xorn's original video tutorials covering the use of the program and some of the basic fundamentals. These videos are slightly out of date with the latest version of Fantasy Grounds, but the basic functionality shown here still exists.
Quick Start Guide (24:26, 23.8 MB)
Quick overview of the basic features of FG2, from both DM and Player perspectives.
Campaign Entry Basics (13:34, 13.5 MB)
Demonstration of the basic building blocks for building a campaign (DM focused).
Adventure Module (28:35, 31.8 MB)
In-Depth how-to guide for creating and exporting a campaign into an adventure module.
Miniature to Token (3:00, 5.3 MB)
Quickly and easily turn any image (DDM minis used in tutorial) into a side-view style token.
Map Rescaling (4:30, 8.3 MB)
Simple method for rescaling an existing map to fit your preferred grid size.
The d20_JPG ruleset was created by JPG as a replacement for the d20 ruleset. This ruleset will eventually be incorporated into the 3.5E ruleset, but is available here for those who wish to use it now. This ruleset does not self-install, and will need to be extracted to the rulesets subfolder of the Application Data Folder link in the Start Menu.
The d20 ruleset used to install together with Fantasy Grounds II. This ruleset is no longer supported but is available here for those who wish to continue using it instead of the newer OGL 3.5E ruleset.
Fantasy Grounds themed wallpaper.