PCGen Overview

PCGen is a FREE Open Source character generator and maintenance program for role-playing games. It currently supports the d20 RPG system and includes data sets based upon gaming material from Wizards of the Coast, Paizo Publishing and dozens of other publishers. The project's current focus is on gaming material released under Wizards of the Coast's Open Gaming License (OGL) but the PCGen team also works with publishers to get permission to include limited Closed Content as well. PCGen runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Unix/Linux using Java (see Technical Requirements section below).

Mission Statement

To be the world's most flexible d20 character generation and maintenance software.

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Publishers

Are you a publisher, concerned about how PCGen may affect your product? Your concerns are understandable. You may be reassured to see the list of other publishers which have chosen to improve their game by allowing its use with PCGen. You can also see the Publishers Wiki page for more details

PCGen Features

GMGen Plugin Features

Technical Requirements

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Creating RPG Characters has never been easier!

When creating your next RPG character, let PCGen do the math for you!

PCGen is a free, open-source program that allows you to create, maintain and print RPG characters using sources from Wizards of the Coast, Paizo Publishing and dozens of other publishers.

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Licensing

PCGen's source-code is distributed under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).

PCGen's data sources are licensed under the Open Gaming License (OGL) and the Paizo Community Use Policy along with individual agreements with the various publishers supported; see the Data License team on our wiki for details.

Associations

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Awards

2005 Gold ENnie winner for 'Best Electronic Product'.
2003 ENnie nominee for 'Best Resource Fan Site'.