PCGen is a free open source RPG character generator (d20 systems). All datafiles are ASCII so they can be modified by users for their own campaigns. Please join us at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/pcgen/.

Support email: help@pcgen.org


  • Is FREE and works on all major operating systems (Windows, Linux, UNIX, Mac OS).
  • Data and character files are operating system independent.
  • Allows you to Create and Maintain multiple Characters.
  • Supports d20 based Game Systems including D&D (3E, 3.5E, 4E), d20 Modern and Pathfinder.
  • Supports Tons of Publishers and their products.
  • Is highly configurable, allowing the user to add or remove races, classes, feats, and house rules such as unusual class or race restrictions.
  • Supports level advancement, with configurable progressions of feats, skills and ability score bonuses.
  • Produces numerous customized character and party sheets in HTML, TEXT and PDF formats.

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  • Thanks for making this great application!

  • This application has been very handy in starting a new campaign.

  • Very simple to use. Very useful to your games.

  • I love it, if only it would PLEASE: Support the latest JAVA Versions.....Load times are killer (when it loads at all lately...) Currently Supports JAVA 6 ....

    1 user found this review helpful.
  • It is pretty crappy that 6.04.01 does not support Grey Elves as a Player Race!!!!! Guess I'll just use the old version, or go back to pen and paper because I really hate it when people "fix" or "update" something but, in reality, they break it!

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Intended Audience

Developers, End Users/Desktop

User Interface

Gnome, Win32 (MS Windows), KDE, Cocoa (MacOS X)

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