FAQ: DUNGEONFOG | Create RPG Maps and GameMaster Notes Online
For the most up-to-date information about the status of our project, check our project updates on Kickstarter!

When will DUNGEONFOG be available?

Our goal is to release it by the end of 2017, to have some breathing room, we have set the release for Kickstarter to Feb 2018. But don’t despair, there are several ways to get your hands on our editor before the release:

Alpha Testing (Summer 2017) After our Kickstarter campaign we will begin with our alpha testing. Check out our rewards to see how you can get access to our ALPHA.

Beta Testing (Fall 2017) As soon as Alpha is over, we will start with Beta testing (our goal: Summer/Fall 2017). Check out our rewards to see how you can get access to our BETA.

Last updated: March 27, 2017 03:52

Is DUNGEONFOG software or a web solution?

DUNGEONFOG is an online tool. So there will be no need to download and install software to your computer. All you need is a browser (preferably in an up-to-date version) and an internet connection.

Last updated: March 27, 2017 03:47

Will there be a way to use it as an offline solution?

To be honest, we are not sure yet. We ran some tests with Electron and it seems possible, but we will have explore this in more detail to give an answer here. We are keeping it as an option to bring offline support through a stretch-goal.

Last updated: March 27, 2017 03:48

Are there system requirements?

We will support Firefox and Chrome as main browsers. If you are running Safari, Edge or Opera, please check our browser support document once we have released ALPHA.

Regarding performance – We have encountered performance breakdowns with giant maps on very old computers, so we will release a system recommendation after our pre-alpha has finished.

Last updated: March 27, 2017 03:50

Is DUNGEONFOG considered a Virtual-Game-Table?

No. To our understanding a virtual game table covers all the rules of one or more game systems, allows virtual dice rolling and offers possibilities to communicate with others through chat or VOIP. We don’t want to dive into these waters (at least for now).

However, we want to give a tool, where you can use your maps as virtual enhancement to your game. So you will be able to display maps through systems like projectors, TV or PC screens and have your party explore your maps. There will be a GM’s View of the map where the GM sees everything he has created and a Player’s View, where your party sees only the things they have uncovered. You will be able to reveal rooms or hidden objects to your party, show them pictures, place creatures and party members through tokens and move them.

Last updated: March 27, 2017 03:51

Will you support Virtual-Game-Tables like R20, Fantasy Grounds or d20pro?

Yes, there will be options to export your maps and GM-Notes in formats that you can easily import into those virtual game tables. We would love to offer a direct interface to those systems, but that will have to wait until we have gained some importance.

Last updated: March 30, 2017 09:02

Will I be able to use DUNGEONFOG on mobile devices?

Yes, there might be limitations to map making tools, but you will definitely be able to access (and to some extend edit) your maps and DM-notes through mobile devices. We are still pretty early on in development, so we are careful with promises, but we are determined to make this happen.

Last updated: March 27, 2017 03:52

Will I be able to use contend created in DUNGEONFOG commercially?

Yes, we’ll have an option for those who want to use the images for commercial purposes. We are still in the process of figuring this out, since we haven’t found the best solution yet. We are thinking either a subscription option to pay a small additional fee each month or to use a pay per published map model instead. We haven’t decided yet, but yes, there will definitely be an option for that.

Last updated: March 27, 2017 03:53

Is there going to be a marketplace to sell/buy props, textures or even maps?

Yes, but not directly after launch. We are planning to bring a marketplace in 2018, where you can buy and sell props, textures and monster/player-tokens that you have created yourself.

Last updated: March 27, 2017 03:55

How much will DUNGEONFOG cost once it has launched?

There will be two account models at start: Free Accounts and Premium Accounts, check out our "Features" list to see what each account offers.

The Premium Accounts will cost around 4,90€ per Month or 49,90€ per year. Make sure to check out our backer rewards to see our Kickstarter exclusives here.

Last updated: March 27, 2017 04:03

Can I pause my subscription?

Yes. We know that as a game master you often have gaps between your sessions and sometimes you have to wait month until a game continues. That's why we are offering the option to revert your subscription status to "Free" without losing your premium content.

Last updated: March 27, 2017 04:05

You are offering a lifetime free subscription, what does that mean?

That means that you have free access to DGNFOG PREMIUM and all its features, as long as the servers are up and running.

Last updated: March 27, 2017 04:05

Does the lifetime subscription include the commercial license?

Yes.

Last updated: March 30, 2017 09:01

Will there be a lifetime subscription available after the Kickstarter campaign is over?

No, the lifetime subscription will not be a regular subscription option after we launch. We might offer lifetime subscriptions occasionally during special promotion campaigns, but only then.

This should be something special, that is now only available for Kickstarters.

Last updated: March 30, 2017 09:01

Will you support other languages?

Yes. For now we will start with English and German. Ja - es wird DUNGEONFOG auch auf Deutsch geben! (German)

Last updated: March 30, 2017 09:01


When will DUNGEONFOG be available?

Our goal is to release it by the end of 2017, to have some breathing room, we have set the release for Kickstarter to Feb 2018. But don’t despair, there are several ways to get your hands on our editor before the release:

Alpha Testing (Summer 2017) After our Kickstarter campaign we will begin with our alpha testing. Check out our rewards to see how you can get access to our ALPHA.

Beta Testing (Fall 2017) As soon as Alpha is over, we will start with Beta testing (our goal: Summer/Fall 2017). Check out our rewards to see how you can get access to our BETA.


Is DUNGEONFOG software or a web solution?

DUNGEONFOG is an online tool. So there will be no need to download and install software to your computer. All you need is a browser (preferably in an up-to-date version) and an internet connection.


Will there be a way to use it as an offline solution?

To be honest, we are not sure yet. We ran some tests with Electron and it seems possible, but we will have explore this in more detail to give an answer here. We are keeping it as an option to bring offline support after launch.


Are there system requirements?

We will support Firefox and Chrome as main browsers. If you are running Safari, Edge or Opera, please check our browser support document once we have released ALPHA.

Regarding performance – We have encountered performance breakdowns with giant maps on very old computers, so we will release a system recommendation after our pre-alpha has finished.


Is DUNGEONFOG considered a Virtual-Game-Table?

No. To our understanding a virtual game table covers all the rules of one or more game systems, allows virtual dice rolling and offers possibilities to communicate with others through chat or VOIP. We don’t want to dive into these waters (at least for now).

However, we want to give a tool, where you can use your maps as virtual enhancement to your game. So you will be able to display maps through systems like projectors, TV or PC screens and have your party explore your maps. There will be a GM’s View of the map where the GM sees everything he has created and a Player’s View, where your party sees only the things they have uncovered. You will be able to reveal rooms or hidden objects to your party, show them pictures, place creatures and party members through tokens and move them.


Will you support Virtual-Game-Tables like R20, Fantasy Grounds or d20pro?

Yes, there will be options to export your maps and GM-Notes in formats that you can easily import into those virtual game tables. We would love to offer a direct interface to those systems, but that will have to wait until we have gained some importance.


Will I be able to use DUNGEONFOG on mobile devices?

Yes, there might be limitations to map making tools, but you will definitely be able to access (and to some extend edit) your maps and DM-notes through mobile devices. We are still pretty early on in development, so we are careful with promises, but we are determined to make this happen.


Will I be able to use contend created in DUNGEONFOG commercially?

Yes, we’ll have an option for those who want to use the images for commercial purposes. We are still in the process of figuring this out, since we haven’t found the best solution yet. We are thinking either a subscription option to pay a small additional fee each month or to use a pay per published map model instead. We haven’t decided yet, but yes, there will definitely be an option for that.


Is there going to be a marketplace to sell/buy props, textures or even maps?

Yes, but not directly after launch. We are planning to bring a marketplace in 2018, where you can buy and sell props, textures and monster/player-tokens that you have created yourself.


How much will DUNGEONFOG cost once it has launched?

There will be two account models at start: Free Accounts and Premium Accounts, check out our "Features" list to see what each account offers.

The Premium Accounts will cost around 4,90€ per Month or 49,90€ per year.


Can I pause my subscription?

Yes. We know that as a game master you often have gaps between your sessions and sometimes you have to wait month until a game continues. That's why we are offering the option to revert your subscription status to "Free" without losing your premium content..


You are offering a lifetime free subscription, what does that mean?

That means that you have free access to DGNFOG PREMIUM and all its features, as long as the servers are up and running.


Does the lifetime subscription include the commercial license?

Yes.


Will there be a lifetime subscription available after the Kickstarter campaign is over?

No, the lifetime subscription will not be a regular subscription option after we launch. We might offer lifetime subscriptions occasionally during special promotion campaigns, but only then.


Will you support other languages?

Yes. For now we will start with English and German. Ja - es wird DUNGEONFOG auch auf Deutsch geben! (German)


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Last Updated At: 04/21/17
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