A downloadable tool for Windows and macOS

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The DM Helper will act as your in-game assistance, taking care of the administrative tasks and allowing you to focus on your players, the narrative and the fun!

A new version v1.3 of the DM Helper is now available for both Windows and MacOS!

Key Features

  • Presentation of all tool content in a Player's Window. This can be shown to players on an external monitor or shared via streaming tools for either face-to-face or ongoing games
  • Full battle support including battle maps with player and monster icons, initiative and hit point tracking, area effects, mass saving throws/damage
  • Map visualization, in or out of battles, including fog of war, zooming and an in-map pointer for highlighting items
  • A detailed bestiary, pre-filled with all open-source SRD monsters
  • A campaign structure for build-up of adventures, encounters, maps, locations, party members and NPCs.
  • A quick reference to descriptions of actions/bonus actions/reactions, environmental issues and conditions
  • A reference including all SRD equipment tables
  • A campaign clock for tracking time and date throughout adventures
  • Animation of scrolling text over a background for easy cut-scene creation
  • Plenty of bug-fixes based on your feedback
  • Rotating publish window for maps and battles
  • Bestiary Import/Export
  • FoW editing: Area delete and anti-aliasing ("smoothing")
  • Known/Hidden mechanics added for PCs and NPCs as well as monsters
  • "Import Character...". To import dndbeyond characters, open the character, add "/json" to the link and then copy and paste everything into the dialog. Basic stats are imported. 

Updates in v1.3

  • Plenty of bug-fixes based on your feedback
  • Rotating publish window for maps and battles
  • Bestiary Import/Export
  • FoW editing: Area delete and anti-aliasing ("smoothing")
  • Known/Hidden mechanics added for PCs and NPCs as well as monsters
  • "Import Character...". To import dndbeyond characters, open the character, add "/json" to the link and then copy and paste everything into the dialog. Basic stats are imported. 

Contact

You can reach us under the usual channels:

Email: info@dmhelper.net
Twitter: @TheRealDMHelper
Join us on our Discord server here: https://discord.gg/C7zPKBp

We are happy for everybody to use the DM Helper for free and are committed to giving to our tool to anybody interested in using it.
If you would like to support us in our efforts to continually improve and expand, you are welcome to do so either through one of the download portals or via our Patreon here:
www.patreon.com/dmhelper

References

Many thanks to the following people for allowing us to use their amazing artwork and maps for our documentation! We highly recommend that you check out their work and support them in every way possible!

Our Core Team
Green Tentacle
mybigfriendjo
shortestbreath
DrkNinja

Background images and character images donated by: 
Rixt Heerschop
Artist & Illustrator
www.rixtheerschop.com

Maps donated by:
Alex van der Aa
https://www.patreon.com/neutralparty
https://www.reddit.com/user/Urza_Is_Mine

Rustajb
https://www.reddit.com/user/rustajb

Feature Improvements
Furthermore, thanks to the following community members for their ideas, requests and recommendations to help us make the DM Helper as good as possible!

  • Cricketot (https://www.reddit.com/user/Cricketot) for the Random Marketplace inspiration and algorithm
  • NutritiousCookie for the improvements to the Player's Window (rotation still to come!)
  • anomalystic777 for the customizable calendars and reference tables
  • Thanks to Alex (https://www.reddit.com/user/wurschtbrotwilli) for the original Python-based inspiration for the Translate Text menu

... and many more for their chats and wise words on Reddit, Discord or the other clever corners of the Internet

StatusReleased
CategoryTool
PlatformsWindows, macOS
Rating
(3)
AuthorDM Helper

Download

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Click download now to get access to the following files:

DM Helper MacOS release v1.3.zip 63 MB
DM Helper Windows 64-bit release v1.3.zip 46 MB
DM Helper Users Guide.pdf 14 MB

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