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Rolisteam is a free software (under GNU/GPL2.0). It's dedicated to role play gamers who wish to play despite the distance. It provides all required features for making a game. Thank to Rolisteam, you will be able to share maps, draw on the fly, add comments, mask some parts of the map, place characters , roll the dices, talk to each others . Anyways, players can be all over the world or just around the corner, rolisteam can help you to play.



Features

Rolisteam gives following functionalities:

  • ease of use;
  • fast sharing of datas between users;
  • two user's status : PC with low rights, and GM with all rights;
  • unlimited user number;
  • unlimited sharing of plans, with parametrized dimensions;
  • importation of images in plans (by example, you can use a scanned paper, or a file made with some drawing software). It currently support images formats JPEG, PNG and BMP ;
  • multiples drawing tools to draw or annotate plans;
  • hiding/showing by GM of plans' parts;
  • character's representation on plans with possible management of orientation and health state, with animated moving to allow a better following of moves on plan;
  • images sharing to show draws, photos or other narrative element;
  • current plan's save system: it can be made individually or grouped in a scenario;
  • note's editor to take notes un game (those notes can be saved in scenario, too);
  • public and privates chat allowing to user to sharing discuss;
  • chat integrated dice system (it can make every kind of dices, and can manage Shadowrun V4 too);
  • ambient music managed by GM with parametrized volume for each user. It currently support audio formats MP3, MP2, WAV and OGG;
  • all user connecting at any moment will receve automatically every plans and images opened, in their current states, and current music.

This is only a translation of French's equivalent (well, to be honest, I used abbreviations that I've find in some computer's RPG games). Maybe some English speakers and rolist will find errors, in this case, please correct them, it will help us


Abbreviations

Following abbreviations are used in all this documentation. Well known by rolists, we write this page for remembering :

  • GM: game master.
  • PC: playable character. Is is interpreted by a player.
  • NPC: non playable character. It is interpreted by the GM.

This is only a translation of French's equivalent (well, to be honest, I used abbreviations that I've find in some computer's RPG games). Maybe some English speakers and rolist will find errors, in this case, please correct them, it will help us

Licensing

Rolisteam is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version.

Authors

Rolisteam was developed by Renaud Guezennec, developer and rolist, to allow to isolated players to play to their favorite games.
You can verify updates on the Rolisteam's site.
Rolisteam is based on rolistik 1.1 developed by Romain Campioni.
Thanks to Ultyme who have implemented the Shadowrun V4 's dice system.

Contributors list (this list is in the same order as my my brain: unordered. And actually, some people are not in, too, it's not finished):

  • Renaud Guezennec who took back the dead project to port rolistik on linux and is actually the main developer
  • Joseph Boudou.
  • Ultyme (Shadowrun V4 's dice system)
  • Romain Campioni who made rolistik, the code base of rolisteam

Configuration

Rolisteam works under

  • Seven & Windows 8.X
  • MacOS (on MacIntel only)
  • Linux