Tabletop Simulator

Cursory review 2020: Very active community, lots of updates, VR support added at some point

Tabletop Simulator is geared toward playing boardgames with 3D tokens and models. Using it for rpgs is possible even if integrated Character sheets are not integrated, but available as mods. Contains VR support.

Update v12.2(November 2020) brought a Theme Editor plus more.1


  • Steam: 19,90$ (Can often be found on sale in the larger Steam Sales)


  • Steam: Windows, Linux, Mac
  • Steam VR: Valve Index, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Key Features

  • Online sandbox with unlimited games to play how you want.
  • Multiplayer physics with objects that collide and interact just how you would expect.
  • Create your own mods easily with full Steam Workshop support and 3D model importing.
  • Take games to the next level with Lua scripting support.
  • Play just like you do in real life; pick up, rotate, shake, and throw any object.
  • Up to 10 people can play together on the same table.
  • Team system with voice and text chat.
  • Save & load individual objects and complete games.
  • Hotseat allows you to play locally on the same computer with your friends.
  • Browse the internet, listen to music, and watch videos in multiplayer, in-game on a tablet.
  • Perfect for RPGs - build your very own roleplaying dungeons with our modular tileset, RPG Kit, Multiple States and Tablet (useful for character sheets).
  • Great admin tools to enable or disable player permissions and to eliminate griefing in public games.
  • 360° panoramic backgrounds that change the lighting and atmosphere.
  • Included games: Backgammon, Cards, Chess, Checkers, Chinese Checkers, Custom Board, Dice, Dominoes, Go, Jigsaw Puzzles, Mahjong, Pachisi, Piecepack, Poker, Reversi, RPG Kit, Sandbox, Solitaire, and Tablet.
  • DLC: Many Tabletop DLCs available2



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