Roll20 has partnered with Darrington Press to bring the Candela Obscura roleplaying game to the virtual tabletop! It is available now on both the Roll20 Market and DriveThruRPG. Roll20 is the leading virtual tabletop with over 12 million users, and DriveThruRPG is the largest online marketplace dedicated to tabletop roleplaying games.

As seen on the show Critical Role, players in Candela Obscura protect the world from occult horrors as investigators with a group of allies called a circle. This narrative-driven RPG, set in an alternate version of our world at the turn of the 20th century, explores mysteries surrounding magical creatures and artifacts – and the horrors they cause. Candela Obscura is the first to use the Illuminated Worlds System, a newly designed system that uses 6-sided dice and lends itself to narrative, arc-driven play.

Candela Obscura joins the growing number of games available on Roll20 Characters, the newest product from Roll20, where players can create character sheets and try new games outside the virtual tabletop. Take your game with you and play directly from the sheets on your laptop or tablet.

The Roll20 Candela Obscura digital character sheet includes custom options for homebrew roles, specialities, abilities, Illumination Keys, and gear. Players can manage their Illumination Track and resources for their group’s circle on the special circle character sheet.

Play online on the Roll20 virtual tabletop using tools like the searchable compendium – the complete Candela Obscura Core Rulebook accessible during your game – and a Rules and Rolls Reference for the table. Game Masters can use Roll20 exclusive GM aids including a countdown die to fully immerse their otherworldly experience.

Roll20 provides free basic rules for players to explore and the official free Quickstart Guide is downloadable on DriveThruRPG.

Unlock the Candela Obscura Core Rulebook for character building and virtual tabletop play on Roll20 for the limited launch discount price of just $19.99. Or, grab the PDF from DriveThruRPG for $19.99 and get the Roll20 version for only $10 included in the Candela Obscura bundle.

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