Battlegrounds Gaming Engine, In a Nutshell
Battlegrounds Gaming Engine is virtual tabletop software for playing boardgames, wargames, card games, and dice games, whether your players are in the same room, or on the other side of the world.
Easy to learn and use
Cross-platform (Windows & Mac OS X)
Supports play of nearly any game, even using house rules
The perfect solution for gaming groups where one or more members have moved away
Full-screen game boards, high-resolution tokens, and a user interface that hides away when you dont need it, to avoid on-screen clutter and heighten the immersion factor
Easily add your own virtual game components and game boards to the program
Display visual aids and play music or sound effects to enhance the mood
An incredibly-powerful dice roller that supports most common game mechanics, yet requires absolutely no scripting
Built-in text chat with support for private messages, custom chat colors, chat macros, an exportable Chat Log, and more
A highly-configurable Turn Sequencer ensures that everyone always knows whose turn it is (or if their turn is coming up), and also keeps track of important game stats
Support for card decks, including custom card deck creation
A token-swapping feature lets you easily switch token states or flip virtual counters
Pop-up portraits, range measuring, a full assortment of drawing tools, and much more round out the feature set
Ideal for use with a projector or HDTV in face-to-face game sessions
Use BGE to generate awesome visuals and game-state updates for your play-by-post or play-by-email games
Save time and money by not having to print out and physically assemble print-and-play games
A developer who listens to user feedback, and a helpful, friendly, and rapidly-growing user community
A free, full-featured Demo is available for download, so you can try out the software before you buy
Many free artpacks are available for download, and commercial artpacks are available to further enhance your games
Many free digital game conversions are available for download, and a growing selection of commercial Game Boxes are also available
Battlegrounds Gaming Engine is the easy-to-use yet incredibly powerful digital gaming toolbox that many gamers have long been waiting for.
Skeptical? Watch this tutorial video and see for yourself.
Note: If you are confused about the difference between BRPG and BGE, please read this forum thread.