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Archived Updates

Friday, April 10, 2009:
FUMcon '09 begins, and a Free Use Promo in effect!
BRPG is free for anyone to use until April 13, 2009.

Sunday, March 29, 2009:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.4f. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.4e. Read about it and download it here.

Monday, March 9, 2009:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.4d. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, February 26, 2009:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.4c. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, February 12, 2009:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.4b. Read about it and download it here.

Monday, February 2, 2009:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.4a. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, January 17, 2009:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.4. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.3f. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, November 13, 2008:
Re-released the free user-created adventure module, "A Simple Plan", in artpack format, for use with
BRPG v1.3e or higher. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008:
BRPG v1.3e is now out of beta, and has become the new official release on the Downloads page.

Friday, October 31, 2008:
Added a new purchase option to the Store page: a Deluxe GM Bundle, which includes a GM Client and two artpacks ("Base Map Pack 1" and "Component Dungeon Pack 1").

Thursday, October 30, 2008:
Released another commercial artpack for
BRPG, "Component Dungeon Pack 1". Read all about it here.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008:
Re-released the free sample adventure, "The Quick and the Dead", in artpack format, for use with
BRPG v1.3e or higher. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.3e. Read about it and download it here.

Sunday, October 5, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.3d. Read about it and download it here.

Monday, September 29, 2008:
Released the first third-party artpacks for
BRPG, "Ravenlands Map Pack 1" and "Ravenlands Map Pack 2". Read all about them here and here.

Sunday, September 28, 2008:
Released the first commercial artpack for
BRPG, "Base Map Pack 1". Read all about it here.

Saturday, September 27, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.3c. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, September 26, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.3b. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, August 7, 2008:
Free Use Promo in effect!
BRPG is free for anyone to use from August 7th until August 16, 2008.

Thursday, August 7, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.3a. Read about it and download it here.

Sunday, August 3, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.3. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, July 4, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.2g. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, June 13, 2008:
BRPG v1.2f is now out of beta, and has become the new official release on the Downloads page.

Thursday, June 5, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.2f. Read about it and download it here.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008:
Released an updated version of "A Simple Plan", a free user-created adventure for
BRPG v1.2e or higher. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008:
Released an updated version of "The Quick and the Dead", a free sample adventure for
BRPG v1.2e or higher. Read about it and download it here.

Sunday, May 18, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.2e. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.2d. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, May 8, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.2c. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, May 2, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.2b. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.2a. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, February 21, 2008:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.2. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, February 16, 2008:
BRPG v1.1b is now out of beta, and has become the new official release on the Downloads page.

Thursday, February 14, 2008:
All Battlegrounds software is currently ON SALE! Check the Store page for the new prices.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.1b. Read about it and download it here.

Sunday, November 25, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.1a. Read about it and download it here.

Sunday, November 18, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.1. Read about it and download it here.

Monday, October 22, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.9a. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, October 4, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.9. Read about it and download it here.

Sunday, September 2, 2007:
BRPG v1.0.8a is now out of beta, and has become the new official release on the Downloads page.

Friday, July 20, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.8a. Read about it and download it here.

Friday, June 15, 2007:
Released the second free adventure module for BRPG. This one was created by a BRPG user.
Read about it and download it here.

Monday, June 4, 2007:
Released the first offical adventure module for BRPG. And it's free!
Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, May 16, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.8. Read about it and download it here.

Thursday, April 26, 2007:
BRPG v1.0.7a is now out of beta, and has become the new official release on the Downloads page.

Friday, April 20, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.7a. Read about it and download it here.

Monday, April 9, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.7. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, March 24, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.6b. Read about it and download it here.

Saturday, March 10, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.6a. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, March 6, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.6. Read about it and download it here.

Wednesday, February 14, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.5a. Read about it and download it here.

Monday, February 5, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.5. Read about it and download it here.

Wednesday, January 17, 2007:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.4. Read about it and download it here.

Monday, December 25, 2006:
BRPG v1.0.2b is out of beta status, and is now the default BRPG download. It is available on the Downloads page as a stand-alone installation (before it was only available as a patch).

Sunday, December 24, 2006:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.3. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.2b. Read about it and download it here (the first 12 December post).

Thursday, December 7, 2006:
Released a beta of
BRPG v1.0.2a. Read about it and download it here.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006:
BRPG v1.0.2 released. Read about it here. Download it here.

Saturday, November 18, 2006:
BRPG v1.0.1 Patch released.

Wednesday, November 1, 2006:
Battlegrounds: RPG Edition v1.0 is released!

Wednesday, October 11, 2006:
Updated the
Links & Resources page with two more virtual tabletop programs I recently discovered.

Monday, October 9, 2006:
Posted the final, hyperlinked User Manual for v1.0 on the Downloads page.

Wednesday, September 20, 2006:
Updated the two Screenshots pages with new Fog of War sample screens.

Tuesday, September 19, 2006:
v1.0 is now undergoing final testing prior to release, which will hopefully be fairly soon.

Friday, September 15, 2006:
Updated the Links & Resources page with two more virtual tabletop programs I discovered. Also today, Four Ugly Monsters has become the first official third-party content provider for BRPG, by offering eight high-resolution token sets. Check them out here.

Thursday, August 10, 2006:
Posted
BRPG v1.0 Release Candidate 2a (a patch) on the Downloads page. Please read the post titled "RC2a is now available for download" in this thread for installation and usage instructions. This will be the last patch posted before BRPG v1.0 is released.

Saturday, July 29, 2006:
Posted
BRPG v1.0 Release Candidate 2 on the Downloads page. Please read the post titled "RC2 is now available for download" in this thread for installation and usage instructions. This will be the last version posted before BRPG v1.0 is officially released.

Tuesday, July 18, 2006:
Posted a free Buildings art pack (for creating BRPG area maps) in the User Creation section of the forums. This part of the forum is only accessible to registered forum users, so if you want it, go register.

Friday, July 14, 2006:
Posted a free Dungeon Tile pack for BRPG in the User Creation section of the forums. This part of the forum is only accessible to registered forum users, so if you want it, go register.

Wednesday, July 12, 2006:
The BRPG User Manual has been updated to cover the new features added between b1.0.8 and Release Candidate 2. It is available on the Downloads page.

Wednesday, July 4, 2006:
Updated the Links & Resources page with seven additional sites. At some point in the near future, this page will be broken down (a separate page for each category of links), because it is getting a bit unwieldy.

Saturday, July 1, 2006:
The site is back online after a brief outage caused by unprecedented demand for the BRPG demo. Details about what happened can be found here.

Wednesday, June 7, 2006:
Updated the Links & Resources page with two new virtual tabletop programs I discovered (both still in development).

Monday, June 5, 2006:
The
BRPG v1.0 Release Candidate has been made available to people that have pre-ordered BRPG. This is the first version that allows the software to be "unlocked" with a license code, and floating license support is included.

Thursday, May 18, 2006:
Posted
BRPG Sneak Preview beta v1.0.9a on the Downloads page. Please read the post titled "Beta 1.0.9a Patch Available" in this thread for installation and usage instructions.

Tuesday, May 2, 2006:
Posted
BRPG Sneak Preview beta v1.0.9 on the Downloads page. Please read the post titled "Beta 1.0.9 Available" in this thread for installation and usage instructions.

Sunday, April 16, 2006:
Posted
BRPG Sneak Preview beta v1.0.8 on the Downloads page. Please read the post titled "Beta 1.0.8 Available" in this thread for installation and usage instructions.

Saturday, April 15, 2006:
Posted a free add-on map pack for BRPG in the User Creation section of the forums. This part of the forum is only accessible to registered forum users, so if you want it, go register.

Tuesday, April 4, 2006:
Posted the revised
BRPG User Manual for beta 1.0.8 on the Downloads page. It contains about 5 additional pages, and covers all the new features added since beta 1.0.5., plus several corrections, clarifications, and minor format changes.

Thursday, March 23, 2006:
Posted
BRPG Sneak Preview beta v1.0.7 on the Downloads page. Please read the post titled "Beta 1.0.7 Available" in this thread for installation and usage instructions.

Sunday, March 12, 2006:
Added a couple more sites to the Roleplaying Aids section of the Links & Resources page.

Tuesday, March 7, 2006:
Posted
BRPG Sneak Preview beta v1.0.6 on the Downloads page. Please read the post titled "Beta 1.0.6 Available" in this thread for installation and usage instructions.

Friday, March 3, 2006:
Posted a free add-on art pack for BRPG in the User Creation section of the forums. This part of the forum is only accessible to registered forum users, so if you want it, go register.

Tuesday, February 28, 2006:
Posted
BRPG Sneak Preview beta v1.0.5a on the Downloads page. Please read this thread for installation instructions, and a summary of what has changed.

Monday, February 27, 2006:
The Store is up, and
BRPG is now available for pre-ordering! Please read this thread before placing any orders.

Saturday, February 25, 2006:
Posted
BRPG Sneak Preview beta v1.0.5 on the Downloads page. Anyone wanting to try out the online features should read my posts on this thread first (bottom of page 6 and top of page 7).

Thursday, February 23, 2006:
The forums are now accessible via a direct link. No more intro page.

Tuesday, February 14, 2006:
Posted the revised
BRPG User Manual for beta 1.0.4 on the Downloads page. It now includes screenshots (from both the Windows and Mac versions), illustrations, and covers all the new features added since beta 1.0.0.

Saturday, February 11, 2006:
Posted
BRPG Sneak Preview beta v1.0.4 on the Downloads page.

Wednesday, February 8, 2006:
Updated the Links & Resources page with five more websites.

Sunday, January 29, 2006:
Updated the Forums page with more information, including incentives for registering in the forums (think "free stuff").

Saturday, January 21, 2006:
Updated the second screenshots page with updated control panels.

Friday, January 13, 2006:
Posted BRPG Sneak Preview beta v1.0.3 on the Downloads page.

Tuesday, January 3, 2006:
Due to some major problems with the beta 1.0.2 update, it has been pulled from the Downloads page. We hope to provide a fix as soon as possible, in the form of beta 1.0.3, which should be ready in just a few days. Until then, we recommend using beta 1.0.1.

Friday, December 30, 2005:
Posted the BRPG Sneak Preview v1.0.2 update on the Downloads page.

Monday, December 26, 2005:
Posted the BRPG Sneak Preview v1.0.1 update on the Downloads page.

Saturday, December 24, 2005:
Posted the BRPG Sneak Preview demo on the Downloads page.

Sunday, December 18, 2005:
Posted two new screenshots (#7-8), showing BRPG being used with different styles of maps and tokens.

Saturday, December 17, 2005:
Updated the Licenses page with new information, and announced a SALE price on the Player Client.
Added several new links to the Links & Resources page.

Friday, December 2, 2005:
Added a promo graphic to the home page.
Added several more links and
a banner ad for BRPG to the Links & Resources page. Feel free to use the banner ad on your site to link to us, and maybe drop us a note letting us know you've done so.

Tuesday, November 29, 2005:
Added contact info to the site.
Added s
pecial announcement, see above.

Sunday, November 27, 2005:
Posted a new batch of screenshots, this time focusing on the user interface.

Monday, November 21, 2005:
The forums are now open! We've been waiting for this in order to begin promoting this site around the web and throughout the gaming industry. This is, in effect, our grand opening day.
Unfortunately, Google searches won't find this site if no one links to it. Want to help spread the word? Link to us!

Friday, November 18, 2005:
This site went live.