> [!kanban]+ [[Obsidian TTRPG Tutorials]] / [[Plugin Tutorials]] > - [[Getting Started]] > - ![[Pasted image 20230527003751.jpg|hsmall+wsmall+center]] > - [[Plugin Tutorials]] > - ![[Pasted image 20230527184201.jpg|hsmall+wsmall+center]] > - [[Community Supported Games]] > - ![[Pasted image 20230527001506.jpg|hsmall+wsmall+center]] > - [[Obsidian TTRPG Tutorials/Templates/Templates\|Templates]] > - ![[Pasted image 20230530220438.jpg|hsmall+wsmall+center]] > - [[Community and Support]] > - ![[Pasted image 20230527005303.jpg|hsmall+wsmall+center]] # My Plugin List This is a list of plugins that I actively use. If you just want to install everything I use then click this link. [[The Plugin List]] # Core Plugins Core Plugins are provided by Obsidian.md as optional features that can be enabled from `Settings > Options > Core Plugins`. These are the ones I tend to use most. | Desired Functionality | Tutorial Links | Plugin Link | Notes | | | -------------------------- | ----------------------------------------------------------------- | ----------------------- | ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | --- | | Flow Charts / Visual Notes | [Canvas](https://youtu.be/hAHOMTiXfKc) | Enabled in Core Plugins | Right click a folder and select `New Canvas` to get started. | | | Backlinks | [# Cross Link/Reference Your Notes](https://youtu.be/QhpnKipJVqA) | Enabled in Core Plugins | Backlinks are links from other notes to your current note. | | | Outgoing Links | [# Cross Link/Reference Your Notes](https://youtu.be/QhpnKipJVqA) | Enabled in Core Plugins | Outgoing Links are links from your current note to other notes. | | | Page Preview | | Enabled in Core Plugins | You can change the way Page Previews from here. Such as if previews show when you hover a link. | | | Templates | [Templates](https://youtu.be/5b2GXqlU7k0) | Enabled in Core Plugins | Absolutely essential to using Obsidian.md | | # Generic Plugins This is a list of generic plugins that I install in all vaults. These are 3rd party plugins created by the Community. Most of the community plugins are open-source. Community plugins are installed from `Settings > Options > Community Plugins`. You will need to disable `Restricted Mode` in order to access community plugins. | Desired Functionality | Tutorial Links | Plugin Link | Notes | | --------------------------------------------------------- | ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ | ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | | Add historic back/forward functionality on notes. | | [Pane Relief](obsidian://show-plugin?id=pane-relief) | Having history on notes make's it easier to navigate your content. This plugin helps maintain the history of the back/forward buttons when Obsidian is reset. | | Add Input Options to Notes (drop-downs, check-boxes, etc) | [[Meta Bind]] | [Meta Bind](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-meta-bind-plugin) | Great for making TTRPG Calculators as it allows you to use Property Values in equations. | | Add websites into your notes. | [[Custom Frames (Embed Websites)]] | [Custom Frames](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-custom-frames) | Better i-frame support that works with most sites that require a login. | | Automatic Linking | [Various Complements](https://youtu.be/QhpnKipJVqA) | [Various Complements](obsidian://show-plugin?id=various-complements) | Automatic prompting of links when typing and setting Frontmatter values. | | Advanced Tables | [[Advanced Tables]] | [Advanced Tables](obsidian://show-plugin?id=table-editor-obsidian) | Better table support. You can type \| Column1Name and press tab to start a table, the plugin will auto fill most of the syntax. | | Better Call Out Box Support | [Admonitions Official Documentation](https://plugins.javalent.com/admonitions) | [Admonitions](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-admonition) | | | Banners | [[Banners]] | [Banners](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-banners) | Allows you to add a fancy banner to the top of your notes. I don't recommend the use of the Banners plugin currently. The [ITS Theme Image Adjustments](https://publish.obsidian.md/slrvb-docs/ITS+Theme/Image+Adjustments) has more reliable Banner support. | | Change the way Obsidian looks | [Style Settings](https://youtu.be/MIM6Ejbmc1o) | [Style Settings](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-style-settings) | This plugin lets you change the way some themes and plugins look and act. | | Create Flow-Charts and Draw (Maps) | [[Excalidraw]] | [Excalidraw](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-excalidraw-plugin) | | | Custom Folder Icons | | [Iconize](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-icon-folder) | Set custom icons for your folders. | | Editor Syntax Highlight | | [Editor Syntax Highlight](obsidian://show-plugin?id=cm-editor-syntax-highlight-obsidian) | Highlights code within your notes so it's easier to read. | | Folder Notes | [Folder Notes](https://youtu.be/xsWk5cu9BwI) | [Folder Notes](obsidian://show-plugin?id=folder-notes) | This makes a folder a Note, great for using Notes as Parent Containers. Note there are lots of Folder Note plugins. I currently recommend [Folder Notes by Lost Paul](https://github.com/LostPaul/obsidian-folder-notes) | | Force Note View Mode | | [Force Note View Mode](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-view-mode-by-frontmatter) | Can be used to force a note so it always opens in Edit or Preview mode. | | Include Emojis in Links | [Super Charged Links](https://youtu.be/uWyeJLWKXUI) | [Super Charged Links](obsidian://show-plugin?id=supercharged-links-obsidian) | Example: ![[Pasted image 20230528112155.png]] | | More Text Formatting Options | [Text Format](https://youtu.be/FYPEyz7ySvQ) | [Text Format](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-text-format) | Add options for formatting text such as remove all break lines. | | New Tab Homepage | [Default New Tab Page](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKcnKqErwJw&t=66s) | [Default New Tab Page](obsidian://show-plugin?id=new-tab-default-page) | Natively when you hit the + button to open a new tab you see a simple menu that lets you create a new note. This plugin let's you replace that functionality and instead have the new tab (+) open a note that you define. You can do what ever you like with that new note and make a nice homepage for your vault. | | Reduce Vault Size and Optimise Images | [Image Converter](https://youtu.be/eZRj3CRTXGY) | [Image Converter](obsidian://show-plugin?id=image-converter) | This will convert images to a desired format when you paste them in. A great way to reduce the size of images in your vault. | | Regex Pipeline | [[RegEx]] | [Regex Pipeline](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-regex-pipeline) | Add's ability to add right click commands to trigger useful things. | # TTRPG/Worldbuilder Plugins This is a list of plugins that are more specifically related to TTRPG or World Building users. These are 3rd party plugins created by the Community. Most of the community plugins are open-source. Community plugins are installed from `Settings > Options > Community Plugins`. You will need to disable `Restricted Mode` in order to access community plugins. | Desired Functionality | Tutorial Links | Plugin Link | Notes | | --------------------------- | ---------------------------------------------------------------------- | ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | | Character Sheets | [Character Sheets](https://youtu.be/mNqRIY6P7Oc) | | I see lots of requests for how to make Character Sheets in Obsidian, people who want to create their own free version of DnDbeyond for their players. This video is all about why I don't recommend that. I showcase how I handle character sheets for my party and a way for players to manage their character sheets. | | Character Sheet Integration | [DnDBeyond Character Sheet Integration](https://youtu.be/Pf0M3IuudpM) | [Custom Frames](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-custom-frames) | The method used in this video can be used to display a live preview of a website in your notes. For example, a DnDBeyond or Demiplane Nexus character sheet for example. | | Custom DM/GM Screen | [[Kanban]] | [Kanban](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-kanban) | Kanban lets you create Kanban boards, similar to Trello. They are fantastic for creating custom DM screens! | | Create Hex Maps | | [Text Mapper](https://github.com/modality/obsidian-text-mapper) | [External Tool: Text Mapper Generator](https://campaignwiki.org/text-mapper) | | Dice Roller | [[Obsidian TTRPG Tutorials/Plugin Tutorials/Dice Roller\|Dice Roller]] | [Dice Roller](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-dice-roller) | Add a dice roller to Obsidian. It supports 3d dice that roll across your screen and also the ability to embed dice rolls into tables. | | Display Dialogue or Chat | | [Dialogue](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-dialogue-plugin) | This allows you to replicate a conversation that goes back and forth between two parties in a visual way. | | Fantasy Calendar | | [Calendarium](obsidian://show-plugin?id=calendarium) | Use [Calendarium](https://github.com/javalent/the-calendarium). It's not released yet but can be installed using [Obsidian Brat](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian42-brat). Calendarium is functional and an updated version of Fantasy Calendar. | | Fantasy Maps | [[Obsidian Leaflet]] | [Obsidian Leaflet](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-leaflet-plugin) | This plugin lets you add pinned maps to your notes. You can measure distance and zoom in and out. | | Fantasy Statblocks | [[Fantasy Statblocks]] | [Fantasy Statblocks](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-5e-statblocks) | Allows you to display monster statblocks in your notes. Supports many different TTRPG systems. | | Fantasy Timelines | [[April's Automatic Timelines]] | [April's Automatic Timelines](obsidian://show-plugin?id=aprils-automatic-timelines) | Create lovely looking fantasy timelines where the timeline populates from your notes. Can also be integrated with Fantasy Calendar/Calendarium. | | Initiative Tracker | [[Initiative Tracker]] | [Initiative Tracker](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-5e-statblocks) | Initiative Tracker lets you manage combat directly within Obsidian. This is a fantastic tool. | | Second Window | [Second Window](https://youtu.be/fAQzYNv5r7M) | [Second Window](obsidian://show-plugin?id=image-window) | This plugin can be used to share images to a player facing screen. | # Random Table Functionality Dungeon Masters need Random Tables in their lives! Obsidian.md has extensive support for randomness in your notes. You can do basic things like simply add a table with a dice embedded in the table or go much further with templates that will generate complete notes that are formatted and ready to use. | Desired Functionality | Tutorial Links | Plugin Link | Notes | | ----------------------- | --------------------------------------------------------- | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | | ChatGPT TTRPG Templates | [[Text Generator]] | [Text Generator](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-textgenerator-plugin) | Very powerful AI empowered functionality. This fun | | Dice Roller | [Dice Roller](https://youtu.be/GDbuo9YtSw8) | [Dice Roller](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-dice-roller) | Enables a Dice Roller pane which can trigger textual dice results or roll 3d dice across the screen. Can be used to embed dice rolling into tables and notes. | | Random Fantasy Content | [Fantasy Content Generator](https://youtu.be/B82cuaRh5ZQ) | [Fantasy Content Generator](obsidian://show-plugin?id=fantasy-content-generator) | | | Inline Scripts | [Inline Scripts](https://youtu.be/EVNCzoyjwYk) | [Inline Scripts](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-text-expander-js) | This plugin can get quite advanced. I do not recommend this unless you know how to write Java Script. | | Random Weather | [Tenki](https://youtu.be/E39TCssHIn0) | [Tenki](obsidian://show-plugin?id=tenki) | This plugin connects to a weather API and displays weather forecasts in Obsidian. | # Data Entry Tutorials | Desired Functionality | Tutorial Links | Plugin or Tool Link | Notes | | ----------------------------------------------------- | ------------------------------------------------------------ | ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | | How to structure an Adventure or Module | [YouTube](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEQ4x2yY5o8&t=44s) | [Text Format](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-text-format) | | | How to remove Break Lines when copying from PDF | [YouTube](https://youtu.be/FYPEyz7ySvQ) | [Text Format](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-text-format) | If you are trying to copy data from an older pdf then this is an essential plugin to speed up the process. | | Migrate Data from Realm Works | [YouTube](https://youtu.be/SCqIlxCC40k) | [Realm Works Output Formatter](https://github.com/farling42/RWoutput/releases) | Note: You need to do a Full Export from Realm Works. The process changed some time after this video was made. | | How to bulk import data from a JSON/CSV file | [YouTube](https://youtu.be/RfCH0yDJIsY) | [JSON CSV Importer](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-import-json) | Tutorial: [Handlebar Templates for CSV](https://youtu.be/h3JH5RiYhpo)<br> Tutorial: [Handlebar Templates for JSON](https://youtu.be/k2LbOEDHDAA) | | Bulk Cleaning Data | [YouTube](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNIc-zfavc8) | [Sublime Text - External Application](https://www.sublimetext.com/) | | | Import Foundry (v11+) Adventures/Journals to Obsidian | [YouTube](https://youtu.be/NfK_EZSZ5YM) | [Markdown Exporter](https://foundryvtt.com/packages/export-markdown) | Older video using v10 of Foundry but shows process to obtain [PF2e Content](https://youtu.be/KDj48VTSX3M) and [DnDBeyond](https://youtu.be/lE1VtrqQP70). | | Use Regex to Clean your notes quickly. | [[RegEx]] | [Regex Pipeline](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-regex-pipeline) | | # Published Player Notes | Desired Functionality | Tutorial Links | Plugin Link | Notes | | ------------------------ | ------------------------------------------------ | ----------------------------------------------- | ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | | Publish Notes to Website | [Obsidian Publish](https://youtu.be/6h42ysmwJzM) | [Obsidian Publish](https://obsidian.md/publish) | Obsidian Publish is a paid subscription service that allows you to publish notes to a website. Note: Plugins do not currently work on Obsidian Publish. | # Dataview and Other Advanced Plugins | Desired Functionality | Tutorial Links | Plugin Link | Notes | | ---------------------------------------------- | --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | | Getting started with Dataview | [YouTube](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCzvVQJOiYk) | [Dataview](obsidian://show-plugin?id=dataview) | [Dataview Query Builder](https://s-blu.github.io/basic-dataview-query-builder/) | | Using Dataview in Obsidian Publish Sites | [[Dataview - Obsidian Publish]] | [Dataview](obsidian://show-plugin?id=dataview) | A way to use Templater to enabled Dataview Queries to work on Obsidian Publish sites. | | Dataview Examples | [[Obsidian TTRPG Tutorials/Plugin Tutorials/Dataview/Dataview\|Dataview Examples]] | [Dataview](obsidian://show-plugin?id=dataview) | This is a collection of example scripts that you can learn from. | | Auto Calculate Party Travel Time Between Towns | [Dataview - Travel Calculation](https://youtu.be/X6AT9G0uV-Y) | [Dataview](obsidian://show-plugin?id=dataview) | Example: ![[Pasted image 20230528112638.png]] | | Add Buttons that Trigger Templates | [Buttons with Templater](https://youtu.be/oqqKKZKo3Ak) | [Buttons](obsidian://show-plugin?id=buttons)<br>[Templater](obsidian://show-plugin?id=templater-obsidian) | | | Bag of Tips Terrific Templates | [[Obsidian TTRPG Tutorials/Templates/Templates#Bag of Tips Terrific Templates\|Bag of Tips Terrific Templates]] | [Dataview](obsidian://show-plugin?id=dataview)<br>[Database Folder](obsidian://show-plugin?id=dbfolder)<br>[Obsidian Leaflet](obsidian://show-plugin?id=obsidian-leaflet-plugin) | A series of YouTube videos showing some more advanced but amazing templates made primarily with Dataview. |