Are you ready to illuminate your adventure? You've come to the right place! Dynamic Lighting is a lighting system that updates players’ lines of sight in real-time, as you play. It’s available to our Pro and Plus subscribers. Below, we've put together a quick reference on how to get started with the Roll20 Dynamic Lighting system.
Dynamic Lighting is a surefire way to bring suspense and intrigue to your dungeon crawls, but our community has found fun and inventive ways to make Dynamic Lighting work for their games!
An Immersive Experience For Your Players
Setting up Dynamic Lighting is simple, but only once you’ve gotten the hang of it! Setup is comprised of two phases: building your map, and readying your tokens. Once that’s done, you’ll be ready to let your players loose!
We’ve got a whole array of Dynamic Lighting features to customize lighting for your table, and a suite of articles here in our Help Center to get you up and running. Here are some recommendations to get you started.
“I only want to know the most important parts of Dynamic Lighting”
“I want a checklist to make sure my Dynamic Lighting is set up correctly” (Dynamic Lighting Checklist)
“I’m familiar with Dynamic Lighting, but want to know what’s new.” (What’s New With Dynamic Lighting)
“I want to know if my computer can run Dynamic Lighting.” (System Requirements & Best Practices)
- "I want to use Daylight Mode or Explorer Mode, how do I do that?" (Page Settings)
“I’ve never used Dynamic Lighting before.”
- “I’m looking for a detailed look at setting up Dynamic Lighting.” (How To Set Up Dynamic Lighting)
“I want to enable Dynamic Lighting in my game.” (Page Settings)
“I want to give my tokens vision/sight.” (Token Settings)
“I want to create barriers to control what my players can see.” (Creating Barriers)
“I’m familiar with the original (or ‘Legacy’) Dynamic Lighting system.”
- "I'm looking for instructions on how to use Legacy Dynamic Lighting!" (Legacy Lighting)
“I want to convert my game from Legacy Dynamic Lighting to Dynamic Lighting.” (Convert Lighting Tool)
“I want to learn more about Dynamic Lighting.”
“Can I set up preferences so I don’t have to manually recreate my preferred settings every time I set up a game?” (Default Settings)
“I’m a programmer and I’d like to use the API to customize my Dynamic Lighting experience.” (API Settings)
Looking to set up Dynamic Lighting quickly, or need to double check your work?
You can visit the Dynamic Lighting Checklist for a quick and easy walkthrough!