2019 Change Log


December 23, 2019 Hotfix

  • Made the subscription page a little more clear so it's easier to tell when you're subscribing monthly vs. annually.
  • Purchasing from a user's wishlist now uses "gift to player" fields.

December 20, 2019 Hotfix

  • When re-subscribing with PayPal, the subscription will now go through.
  • Purchases can now be made directly from your wishlist. Just in time for last-minute holiday gifting!

December 17, 2019

  • The Call of Cthulhu compendium has been added to the Compendiums page to support the release of Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition on Roll20!
  • In the new menu bar style (such as found when you are in the Marketplace), the "next game" now displays as a human-readable date.
  • The Help portal URL has changed.
  • Typo fixes: Art library ("dissapear") and some tutorial rewording in the Measurements section to reflect current functionality.
  • Character Sheets
    • Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition by Roll20: Initial release!
    • D&D 5th Edition by Roll20: Better UI for accessing spell information. Clicking 'i' will reveal details for spells.
    • Pathfinder Second Edition by Roll20: Drag & drop spells and additional NPC Spellcaster support. If you have the Core rulebook and Bestiary npc spell casters will now drop with fully functional spells.
  • Licensed Content
    • Ghosts of Saltmarsh Patch 1.2 set global illumination for selected maps
    • The Final Enemy Patch 1.1, and The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh Patch 1.1 (Ghosts of Saltmarsh Addons) added dynamic lighting light sources to selected maps
    • The Rise of Tiamat Patch 1.2 and Tyranny of Dragons Patch 1.2 disabled Advanced Fog of War on all maps for performance
    • D&D 5e Compendium
      • Homunculus servant HP corrected (Eberron expansion)
      • Sul Khatesh's actions and telepathy distance corrected (Eberron expansion)
      • Mind Spike higher level spell damage updated to 1d8 per errata (Xanathar's Guide to Everything expansion)
      • Toll the Dead cantrip scaling information added to spell description (Xanathar's Guide to Everything expansion)
      • Ettercap web attack description updated (SRD)
      • All variant attacks and traits not found in SRD removed (SRD)
      • Potion of healing item description updated to include Potions of Healing table (SRD)
    • Pathfinder Second Edition Compendium - minor typos

December 12, 2019 Hotfix 

  • When giving a subscription gift, you will now see a confirmation message when the successful purchase.
  • When you press the space bar, you will no longer be alerted that the hot keys have changed for the Measured Update.

December 10, 2019

  • Marketplace creators can upload images with VP9 encoding.
  • The FATE by Roll20 Character Sheet is now available.
  • Pathfinder Second Edition received various fixes for spell section.

December 3, 2019

  • Support for the new Fate Compendium.
  • Bug fix for the art library image uploader not handling jpeg images properly.
  • Pathfinder 2 by Roll20: Spell redesign, compact roll template, and a greyscale color option.
  • D&D 5e by Roll20: Expanded spell view

November 26, 2019

  1. Subscription credit s display in the account page and on the subscription page.
  2. DD 5e by Roll20 character sheet bug fixes.

November 19, 2019

  • Text and Design changes, including on the Subscription Page
  • Dungeons & Dragons 5e Character Sheet has been updated to support the Artificer Class

November 15, 2019

  • My Account page now has better subscription management links

November 14, 2019

November 12, 2019

  • Addons with music no longer trigger an error
  • Pathfinder 2 by Roll20 sheet: critical damage is optional

November 5, 2019

  • Payment processor update
  • Zoom tool update - rolled back on Nov 6, 2019
  • D&D 5e by Roll20 and Pathfinder 2 sheets updated

October 29, 2019

  • There's a new notification about some upcoming changes to the Zoom tool. The notification pops up when you use the scroll wheel. It'll disappear after 30 seconds, and can be dismissed manually.
  • Pathfinder 2 by Roll20: Drag and drop spells onto NPC Spellcasters is now supported
  • D&D 5e by Roll20: Preparing Eberron support for the character sheet.

October 22, 2019

  • Dungeon World by Roll20: Refactored javascript code
  • D&D 5e by Roll20:
    • Fixed Ranger charactermancer issues
    • Fixed Warlock Book of the Tome extra spells
    • Previous class selections are disabled when leveling up in Charactermancer
    • Charactermancer Circle of Land improvements
  • Pathfinder 2 by Roll20: 
    • Refactoring html in spells

October 15, 2019

  • D&D 5e by Roll20: The Spells tab on Charactermancer no longer creates a "level undefined" section
  • Pathfinder 2 by Roll20: Refactoring for best coding practices

October 8, 2019

  • Duplicate compendium page support
  • Tabletop Audio has been updated to include the most recent releases from that source.
  • When redirected to a marketplace item from the compendium, the message at the top of the page now displays normally, without the HTML code.
  • Fixes to the D&D 5e by Roll20 and Pathfinder 2 by Roll20 character sheets
  • Support for the Pathfinder 2 Bestiary

October 1, 2019

  • Marketplace wishlists are live
  • Roll20Con support
  • The animation shortcut key "." no longer starts/stops the animation if you have a token selected while typing in handouts or the chat window.
  • When a running playlist is deleted from a game, it no longer causes the game to infinitely load. 

September 24, 2019

  • When an animated token is selected, typing the . key in the chat window or handout will not pause the animation.
  • In the compendium, lists that contain items that have a "+" symbol in them will open correctly.
  • Items in the transmogrifier and the menu items are now alphabetized.

September 17, 2019

  • The character sheet selector in the games settings page has been reorganized and system headings added.
  • Small typo fix on the My Account page for Plus users.
  • Pathfinder 2 by Roll20: Additional Damage field added.

September 12, 2019 Hotfix

  • Accessing the Dev server no longer logs you out. Additionally, the Dev server can now accept uploaded images.
  • The Marketplace landing page categories now display sorted by release date.

September 10, 2019

  • The Quick Dice popout in the VTT now includes d100 dice rolls.
  • The Freehand drawing tool is now visible while drawing.
  • The Kickstarter backer token sets for Kickstarter backers of "Mentor" level and above are now working again in the VTT art library.
  • Fixed an issue with "+" symbols not being searchable in the Compendium. Affected Compendium pages will be updated to use "+" symbols in their URLs in the next few days.

Character Sheets:

  • NPC Spellcasters are now functional in the Pathfinder Second Edition by Roll20 character sheet.

September 4, 2019

Pathfinder 2 Character Sheet

  • Inventory now has a quantity option
  • NPC rolls can now include notes
  • NPC traits and placeholder texts have been updated

August 27, 2019

  • Marketplace Search UI update
  • Chat Archive single-page view and other enhancements
  • Animations now work with the Speaking As with the /me command 
  • Pathfinder Second Edition is now available in the games drop-down

August 20, 2019

  • In the Suggestions Forum, posts tagged Mods (API) and Character Sheets no longer automatically appear at the top of the forum, regardless of sorting.
  • Several character sheet bug fixes and style updates

August 13, 2019

  • 17 new tracks in the Incompetech audio library.
  • A couple of typos in the English text.
  • Pathfinder 2 character sheet now supports NPCs.

August 7, 2019 Hotfix

  • The Pathfinder 2 image now links to the correct compendium.

August 6, 2019

  • The "What's This" icon on the turn tracker now has a working link.
  • Items on publisher pages now sort from newest to oldest.
  • Sheet workers on charactermancers now trigger the same as on character sheets.

August 1, 2019

  • Pathfinder Second Edition Character Sheet is now available
  • The Pathfinder Second Edition landing page was added
  • Pathfinder Second Edition Compendium and the Pathfinder Second Edition Core Rule Book is available for purchase in the Marketplace
  • Account Sync is now available with Paizo which allows users to add Roll20 purchases to their Paizo.com accounts
  • Chat Logs are now paginated to optimize load
  • A bug that caused Speaking As changes for all Players who control a token has been resolved
  • Bug fixes and enhancements for Marketplace Search and Creator Submission

July 30, 2019

  • Bug fix for "Q" shortcut on ruler.
  • Bug fix for "Speaking As" change in API
  • Suggestion forum added Mods (API) and Character Sheet tags.

Full release note: [121]

July 25, 2019 Hotfix

  • Bug fix for "Sort type" in the marketplace.

Full release note: [120]

July 23, 2019

  • Major marketplace backend upgrades.
  • The "open in new" checkbox in text editor is now properly aligned.
  • After you login, you will be returned to the page you were on before you logged in.
  • The confirmation dialog box when applying default settings to a game now displays all the setting types
  • Large animated images in handouts now resize properly when previewed.
  • Private messages now load much more quickly.
  • Large tokens on the VTT no longer disappear when scrolling.

Full release note: [119]

July 11, 2019

  • Deleting a character if you are using "Speaking As" for that character will now change the Speaking As to the player's default avatar.
  • Animated tokens now appear in the turn tracker as a static image.
  • With Dynamic Lighting and Advanced Fog of War enabled, dim light will now darken enough to be clearly dim lighting.

Full release note: [118]

July 9, 2019

  • The Text drawing tool now functions properly in Chrome 73+.
  • The recover password feature is no longer case-sensitive.
  • Align to Grid displays the guidelines (the yellow box) again.
  • Starfinder sheet by Roll20: The mechanical benefits granted by feats are now dropping correctly in the character sheet.

Full release note: [117]

July 2, 2019

  • Using the shortcut key to change the status marker no longer leaves the marker in an editable state
  • When you upload an image to your character sheet's profile, it will now be added to your in-game image library immediately.
  • When your storage limit has been reached, attempting to upload audio will now display a human-readable error message.
  • Animated character avatars now display in chat logs when using "speaking as."
  • Resolved the issue with certain compendium pages not being able to connect.
  • Gumshoe: Selecting the investigation points correctly makes the NBA sheet and points available.

Full release note: [116]

June 27, 2019

  • Player avatars now change when changing the "Speaking As" in the chat window.

Full release note: [115]

June 25, 2019

  • Added "Aria" tags to the site to better support screen reader software.
  • Token tags in the marketplace no longer show "undefined" when you load more than 50 tokens.
  • The chat log was not displaying rolls from the roll template. This is now fixed, and rolls that were made when it was not working should display now.
  • Fixed unescaped characters and ampersands in several locations.
  • Bug fixes for the D&D 5e by Roll20 sheet
  • Pathfinder by Roll20 sheet can now use the level in "per day" calculations.
  • When removing an equipment item in the Starfinder by Roll20 sheet the carried bulk/wealth now updates.

Full release note: [114]

June 18, 2019

  • Token z-order fixes to prevent tokens you own and which have sight from being hidden behind fog of war
  • SendPing API bug fix (for the moveAll() function) and changes to add which players see and are affected by sendPing.
  • Jukebox audio sync
  • Shift+ping only affects the players on the current page and does not move players' views on other pages.
  • Fog of war Hide tool no longer overlaps
  • Player avatars now wrap correctly on smaller screens/browser windows
  • Advanced Fog of War renders correctly when Reveal Fog distance is very high.
  • Various character sheet bug fixes.

Full release note: [113]

June 13, 2019 Hotfix

  • Fixed an issue where monster tokens were not visible in compendium pages.

Full release note: [112]

June 11, 2019

Bug fix release:

  • The In-App "Purchase Asset" window now displays properly.
  • Games that you have left (not been kicked) no longer show in the Character Vault game dropdowns.
  • When players leave a game (not been kicked), they no longer count towards compendium use.
  • Raw HTML fixed when failing to login to an account when accepting an invite, and in Roll20 notification emails.
  • Various character sheet bug fixes.

Fill release note: [111]

June 6, 2019 Hotfix

  • Fixed an issue with Mod (API) Scripts not found
  • Fixed an issue in which multiple tokens could not be deleted together.
  • Changed token z-order. This was rolled back, re-tooled, and re-released on June 18, 2019.
  • Fixed an issue with the tutorial not loading.

Full release note: [110]

June 4, 2019

  • Several bug fixes for Advanced Fog of War and auras
  • Ampersand and raw HTML fixes
  • Token and character sheet "controlled by" settings no longer autofill.
  • Compendium index styles returned to two-column layout

Full release note: [109]

May 30, 2019 Hotfix

  • Fixed Shift-Z and Z to zoom
  • Fixes for the 5e Sheet by Roll20

Full release note: [108]

May 29, 2019 Hotfix

  • Fixed Mod (API) scripts failing for character sheets that were improperly UTF-8 encoded
  • Fixed Personal notifications not being able to dismiss from the home page

Full release note: [107]

May 28, 2019

  • Animations in rollable table tokens are now supported
  • Items are now added to "Your Purchases" after redeeming a code
  • Fixed the Mod (API) Scripts breaking when using certain character sheets
  • Fixed Player Avatar not moving to the correct location when "Player video/avatar location" option is set to "Top"
  • Moving a group of tokens no longer results in a ping each time
  • Transparent Backgrounds with Advanced Fog of War now correctly block previously revealed cells
  • Typos fixed: firebase error message, account page, and several typos in the tutorial (specifically the Art Library section)
  • Fixed translation issue with Addon Patch messages

Full release note: [106]

May 23 and 24, 2019 Hotfixes

  • Users are no longer logged out when going to the wiki.
  • Users who have access to the PHB through compendium sharing can now access PHB content.
  • The End-of-page "I'm Ready, Create Game!" Button in creating/copying a new game was non-functional
  • Several fixes to unescaped characters and raw HTML displayed throughout the site.

Full release note: [105]

May 21, 2019

  • Major infrastructure change to update a code library.
  • Token bars now have a compact mode options.
  • Fixed an issue in which the text overlay default settings were not being honored for new tokens.
  • New Tabletop Audio tracks have been added
  • D&D 5e by Roll20 Sheet fix for class and saving throw/spellcasting selection

Full release note: [104]

May 14, 2019

  • Several bug fixes for Advanced Fog of War
  • Fixes for the token bars
  • Page settings dialog box doesn't have a horizontal scroll in Firefox
  • Fixed the YouTube URL
  • Removed the mysterious grey box next to the toolbar

Full release note: [103]

May 7, 2019

Bug fixes:

  • "See More" button on site notification bell
  • AFOW Reveals in a circle when DL is on
  • Status icons and auras no longer rotate
  • Auras display when grid is disabled
  • Various fixes for character sheets

Full release note: [102]

May 2, 2019

  • Bring Your Own Beat - a major release for managing audio on Roll20.
  • Playlist management
  • Multichannel playback
  • Better playback controls, including track waveforms and scrubbing
  • External audio management tool

Full release note: [101]

April 30, 2019

  • Token bars can now be positioned in the token settings.
  • Dialect compendium is now in the compendiums page
  • Player directory is now more performative.
  • Bug fixes and Character sheet updates

Full release note: [100]

April 23, 2019

  • Token bar updates and text overlays
  • Character avatars accept wp4 and webm files.

Full release note: [99]

April 16, 2019

  • Update for 7 million users
  • Bug fixes

Full release note: [98]

April 11, 2019

  • Rise of the Runelords new game fix
  • Character sheets updated

Full release note: [97]

April 2, 2019

  • Global illumination fixed when Dynamic Lighting is disabled.
  • Official Cypher System character sheet released.

Full release note: [96]

March 29, 2019 Hotfix

  • Advanced Fog of War not working with Dynamic Lighting vision multiplier fix
  • Tokens with sight have infinite vision with global illumination

Full release note: [95]

March 27, 2019

  • Infinite scroll and lazy load on all audio track sources
  • FX tool disabled when WebGL is disabled.
  • Marketplace update bug fixes
  • D&D 5e by Roll20 character sheet updates
  • Various typo fixes

Full release note: [94]

March 26, 2019

  • Database update for the Marketplace

Full release note: [93]

March 19, 2019

  • My Audio uploads now supports .wav files.
  • Searching the Battle Bards and Tabletop Audio libraries have user interface has improved, and now uses additional metadata to help finding the track you want better and faster.
  • Page Settings and Page Settings Default user interface has been updated to be more clear.
  • Polish has been added as a language option.

Full release note: [92]

March 12, 2019

  • Incompetech metadata is now available in the jukebox search and has been standardized.

Full release note: [91]

March 8, 2019

  • Advanced Fog of War no longer sees through corners
  • When the map grid size is anything other than 1, dim light now reveals as it should.
  • Uploading webm files supports transparency
  • Static gifs no longer convert to webm files.

Full release note: [90]

March 5, 2019

  • Image uploads outside the VTT now work 100% of the time.
  • Animations no longer have a blurred frame.

Full release note: [89]

February 26, 2019

  • Quick removal button for Fanburst and Soundcloud tracks in your game's jukebox
  • Fixed the default grid color issue where it was setting the grid color to transparent

Full release note: [88]

February 22, 2019 Hotfix

  • Updated WebRTC to improve connectivity and fix whispering
  • (Bug fix) Custom cantrips now correctly add an attack.

Full release note: [87]

February 20, 2019

  • Release of Rise of the Runelords
  • Minor UI updates for marketplace animations

Bug fixes:

  • Deleted games now removed from Pickup games
  • Attributes no longer hidden for some D&D 5e monsters in the compendium.
  • Pathfinder bestiary no longer triggering an error
  • "Show Closed Without Status" no longer shows archived posts from other forums.
  • The top of the content box is no longer cut off when sending PMs

Full release note: [86]

February 14, 2019 Hotfix

  • Released the My Audio feature! See the forum announcement for details.
  • Increased storage and upload caps to 3GB for Plus users, 6GB for Pro. * Increased upload limit for all users to 20 MB for audio files.
  • Suggestions Forums: Now have filters by tag, as well as a way to view your own posts and votes.
  • (Bug fix) Items on map layer no longer show token bars
  • (Bug fix) The play/pause button on animated tokens no longer covers the status icons.

Full release note: [85]

February 12, 2019

  • Added a Notice in the Jukebox Fanburst tab to notify users of Fanburst's shutting down, and what Roll20 will be doing.
  • 5e Sheet Worker Refactoring - an ongoing project to rework the sheetworkers in the 5e sheet has begun.
  • Replaced the icons for the "Won't you be my neighbor" and "One of Us" achievements.
  • Dungeon of the Mad Mage had a significant update. Please patch your module!

Full release note: [84]

February 5, 2019

  • Action buttons can now be enabled inside repeating sections.
  • Several hotfixes went out last week related to Get a New Look.

Full release note: [83]

January 29, 2019

  • Get a New Look supports animations and rewrites Advanced Fog of War, Dynamic Lighting, and Fog of War.
  • GM Layer Opacity setting in the layer selection menu.
  • Fog of War, Advanced Fog of War, and Dynamic Lighting page settings now collapse.
  • My Games page now paginates.
  • Charactermancer developer documentation is now available and character sheet authors can check in charactermancer-enabled sheets.
  • Dramasystem compendium released.

Full release note: [82]

January 22, 2019

  • 5e D&D by Roll20 sheet: NPCs have a 2-column layout by default, but collapse or expand when the window is resized.
  • Suggestions Forums tags have been updated and made visible.

Full release note: [81]

January 15, 2019

  • Moderator role changes, addition of Forum Champion role.
  • Support for Xanathar's Guide to Everything in 5e D&D sheet and Charactermancer.

Full release note: [80]

January 8, 2019

  • Charactermaner Level Up feature released
  • NPC layout on 5e sheet updated to 2-column layout

Full release note: [79]

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