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BRPG in a Nutshell
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Welcome to the Battlegrounds Games site

Battlegrounds: RPG Edition (aka BRPG) is virtual tabletop software for use with roleplaying games such as Dungeons & Dragons, d20, GURPS, Rolemaster, FUDGE/FATE, Savage Worlds, Shadowrun, etc. It was released simultaneously for both Windows and Mac OS X, and supports gameplay in any genre, both online and offline. BRPG can also be used as a virtual tabletop for playing boardgames, wargames, card games, and dice games.

Battlegrounds Gaming Engine (aka BGE) is virtual tabletop software for use with boardgames, wargames, card games, and dice games. It, too, was released simultaneously for Windows and Mac OS X. BGE is compatible with all the digital game conversions that were already available for BRPG, and also allows you to create your own digital game conversions. Note that for user-created games, you will need to own a copy of the game you wish to play, and (unless you are extracting images from a PDF) have access to a scanner to scan in its gameboards and counters, since these may not be distributed with the Battlegrounds Gaming Engine due to copyright limitations. See this forum thread for additional details.



Updates

Monday, April 28, 2014:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.8c. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, April 3, 2014:
BRPG v1.8b is now out of beta, and has become the new official release on the Downloads page (replacing the previous official release, which was v1.7d).

Sunday, February 9, 2014:
Posted part 1 of a 2-part tutorial for creating digital game conversions using
BGE. Watch it on YouTube.

Monday, December 2, 2013:
Several
BRPG-related items are currently discounted for Cyber Monday. See the BG Store for details.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013:
Released the free "Dice of the Living Dead" boardgame conversion for
BGE. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, May 25, 2013:
Released a beta of
BGE v1.5. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, May 17, 2013:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.8b. Read about it and download it here.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013:
Released a beta of
BGE v1.4. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, November 24, 2012:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.8a. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012:
Posted "An Introduction to Battlegrounds Gaming Engine",
an article submitted by Rab46, a BGE user.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012:
Added a Testimonials page to the website, for both
BRPG and BGE.

Monday, October 1, 2012:
Released Issue #3 of the Battlegrounds Games Newsletter. You can read it here.

Thursday, September 20, 2012:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.8. Read about it and download it here.

Monday, June 18, 2012:
Released two new artpacks for "Devin Night's Token Collection", bringing the total number of artpacks in this collection to 14. Read all about it here.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012:
Released another free artpack for
BRPG, "Modern Streets Tile Pack". Read all about it here.

Thursday, May 31, 2012:
BGE v1.3 is now out of beta, and has become the new official release on the Downloads page (replacing the previous official release, which was v1.0).

Thursday, May 31, 2012:
BRPG v1.7d is now out of beta, and has become the new official release on the Downloads page (replacing the previous official release, which was v1.6m).

Sunday, May 14, 2012:
Re-released the "Aliens: This Time It's War" digital conversion for
BGE, to give it a much-needed graphical facelift. Read about it here.

Sunday, March 11, 2012:
Released the free "Outrider" digital card game conversion for
BGE. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.7e. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, February 27, 2012:
Released a beta of
BGE v1.3. Read about it and download it here.

Sunday, January 15, 2012:
Released the Intruder digital conversion for
BGE. Read about it here.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011:
Released the Close Assault (Advanced) digital conversion for
BGE. Read about it here.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011:
Released a beta of BRPG v1.7d. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011:
Released a beta of
BGE v1.2. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011:
Released the free "Fantasy Quest" digital card game conversion for
BGE. Read about it and download it here.

Sunday, September 25, 2011:
Released a beta of
BGE v1.1. Read about it and download it here.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011:
Released another commercial add-on product for
BRPG, "LZW's Battlemap Bundle 1". Read all about it here.

Monday, July 25, 2011:
Released the free "Battle Line" and "Schotten-Totten" digital boardgame conversions for
BGE. Read about them and download them here.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.7c. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, July 9, 2011:
Released another commercial artpack for
BRPG, "Armies of the Deep". Read all about it here.

Monday, June 27, 2011:
Battlegrounds Gaming Engine v1.0 has been released! You can download the free BGE Demo from the Downloads page , and you can order a license from the BG Store.

Sunday, June 19, 2011:
Released the free "Aliens: This Time It's War" digital card game conversion for
BGE. Read about it and download it here.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011:
Released
BGE beta 3. If you are interested in being a beta tester, download it from the Downloads page, then email me your BGE Challenge Code and you will be provided with a temporary license.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011:
Released the free "Pioneer in Peril" digital boardgame conversion for
BGE. Read about it and download it here.

Sunday, June 5, 2011:
Released two new artpacks for "Devin Night's Token Collection", bringing the total number of artpacks in this collection to 12. Read all about it here.

Thursday, June 2, 2011:
Released
BGE beta 2. BGE is no longer in closed beta. Anyone can download it from the Downloads page. If you are interested in being a beta tester, email me your BGE Challenge Code and you will be provided with a temporary license.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.7b. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, May 12, 2011:
Updated the entire Battlegrounds website to add a section devoted to the soon-to-be-released
Battlegrounds Gaming Engine (aka BGE).

Tuesday, May 10, 2011:
Battlegrounds Gaming Engine (aka BGE) beta 1 has begun closed beta testing.

Thursday, April 21, 2011:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.7a. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, April 16, 2011:
Released an updated User Manual for
BRPG, which covers up through BRPG v1.7. Download it from the Downloads page. Be sure to also download the new Addendum posted there.

Saturday, March 19, 2011:
Released Issue #2 of the Battlegrounds Games Newsletter. You can read it here.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011:
The "Battlegrounds: RPG Edition" software, including the GM Client, the Player Client, and Floating Licenses, is now available for purchase on RPGNow, DriveThruRPG, and Wargame Vault.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011:
Released another free artpack for
BRPG, "Roads & Vehicles". Read all about it here.

Monday, February 28, 2011:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.7. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, February 25, 2011:
Released four new artpacks for "Devin Night's Token Collection". Read all about it here.

Friday, January 28, 2011:
Published a "Guide to Choosing a Virtual Tabletop". You can find it here.

Monday, January 3, 2011:
BRPG v1.6m is now out of beta, and has become the new official release on the Downloads page (replacing the previous official release, which was v1.4i).

Thursday, December 30, 2010:
Released a set of commercial artpacks for
BRPG, collectively called "Devin Night's Token Collection". Read all about it here.

Friday, December 24, 2010:
HOLIDAY SALE!
Every Game Box for
BRPG is currently discounted! So is the 5-pack of Floating Licenses! See the BG Store for current prices.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010:
Released another free artpack for
BRPG, "Devin Night's Sci-Fi Tokens". Read all about it here.

Thursday, December 2, 2010:
Released another commercial artpack for
BRPG, "Elven Armies". Read all about it here.

Friday, November 26, 2010:
Released another commercial artpack for
BRPG, "SC's Mines Artpack". Read all about it here.

Thursday, November 18, 2010:
Released the free "Zombinion" digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.6m. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, November 4, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.6L. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010:
Released the free "Island of D 2" digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, October 16, 2010:
Released the free "Up Front" digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, October 16, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.6k. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, September 30, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.6j. Read about it and download it here.

Monday, September 27, 2010:
Released the free "Dungeon of D" digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Monday, September 13, 2010:
Released the free "For Sale (Star Wars Edition)" digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, September 3, 2010:
Since the Four Ugly Monsters site no longer exists, the VT Feature Comparison Chart that was previously hosted there will now be hosted at this site. You can find it here.

Saturday, August 28, 2010:
Released the free Feudal Ops digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, August 27, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.6i. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, August 5, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.6h. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, July 29, 2010:
Battlegrounds Gaming Engine (aka BGE), the next virtual tabletop program that will be released by Battlegrounds Games, has been announced. Read about it here.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010:
Released the free D-Day Dice digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.6g. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, July 3, 2010:
Released another free artpack for
BRPG, called "Dice Pack". Read all about it here.

Friday, July 2, 2010:
Released the free Chunky Fighters digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, July 2, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.6f. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, June 24, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.6e. Read about it and download it here.

Monday, June 21, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.6d. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, June 17, 2010:
Released another commercial artpack for
BRPG, "Mapping Tiles Pack 1". Read all about it here.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.6c. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, May 15, 2010:
Released the Close Assault (Advanced) digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.6b. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, April 2, 2010:
SALE!
Every single Artpack and Game Box for
BRPG is currently discounted!

Saturday, March 20, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.6a. Read about it and download it here.

Sunday, February 28, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.6. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, February 12, 2010:
Released the free Close Assault digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, January 29, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.5b. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, January 23, 2010:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.5a. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, January 22, 2010:
Released the "Search for the Emperor's Treasure" digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Monday, January 18, 2010:
Released another commercial artpack for
BRPG, "DevilDan's Monster Tokens". Read all about it here.

Friday, December 18, 2009:
SPECIAL OFFER!
For a limited time (from now through midnight on December 25, 2009), you can upgrade your
BRPG Player Client to a GM Client for only $14 (a $4 discount off the normal price for this upgrade).

Wednesday, December 9, 2009:
Released the free Dead of Night digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, December 5, 2009:
Released the free Aliens Boardgame Variant, a mini-expansion for the Aliens Boardgame digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.5. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, October 30, 2009:
Released two more free artpacks for
BRPG, "Cyberdrake's Indoor Map Tiles Pack" and "Cyberdrake's Outdoor Map Tiles Pack". Read all about them here and here.

Monday, October 26, 2009:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.4L. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009:
SPECIAL OFFER!
For a limited time (from now through midnight on October 31, 2009), if you order the 5-Pack of Floating Licenses for
BRPG, you'll get a 6th Floating License at no additional cost.

Sunday, October 18, 2009:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.4k. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, September 26, 2009:
The prices of the Valkenburg Castle game box and the Asteroid Zero-Four game box have been dropped from $20 to $18.

Thursday, September 17, 2009:
Released a free Expansion Pack for the Zombie Plague digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Sunday, September 10, 2009:
Released the free Zombie Plague digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, September 10, 2009:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.4j. Read about it and download it here.

Sunday, August 26, 2009:
Released the free Aliens Boardgame digital conversion for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Monday, August 24, 2009:
Released an updated User Manual for
BRPG, in draft form. Read all about it here.

Monday, August 10, 2009:
Released another free artpack for
BRPG, "Vry's Monster Tokens". Read all about it here.

Monday, August 3, 2009:
Released another free artpack for
BRPG, "Vry's PC & NPC Tokens". Read all about it here.

Monday, July 27, 2009:
BRPG v1.4i is now out of beta, and has become the new official release on the Downloads page (replacing the previous official release, which was v1.3e).

Sunday, July 26, 2009:
Released the Asteroid Zero-Four Game Box for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, July 17, 2009:
Released another commercial artpack for
BRPG, "Kepli's Tree Pack 1". Read all about it here.

Sunday, July 12, 2009:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.4i. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, July 9, 2009:
Released a free artpack for
BRPG, "Component Sewer Pack 1". Read all about it here.

Friday, July 3, 2009:
Released the Valkenburg Castle Game Box for
BRPG. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, July 2, 2009:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.4h. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, June 18, 2009:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.4g. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009:
Announced two upcoming Game Boxes for
BRPG. Read all about it here.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009:
Released another commercial artpack for
BRPG, "Medieval Armies". Read all about it here.