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Role-playing Games Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for gamemasters and players of tabletop, paper-and-pencil role-playing games. It only takes a minute to sign up. As much as I like having the hardcover core rule-books in front of me, usually I read or reference most information for RPGs on my computer. I'm not looking for the starter set or basic rules, since those are incomplete and free , I'm just looking for the core books in PDF format. Per the Mike Mearls interview of 3 November We're definitely looking at PDFs, ebooks, and other digital platforms, but no news yet.
For many people this may fulfill the need for reference material looking up spells and creatures, etc. October Update: While a PDF version is still not available, there are now a number of options for electronic reference.
Assuming US jurisdiction, I believe it's legal for you to create your own PDF copy of the rules, working from your own legally owned dead-tree copy of the rules. Of course it's a lot of typing, and you're not likely to want to go through the trouble.
And I can't say I'd blame you for that. Just make sure you don't distribute said copy to anyone else, or you'll be violating copyright laws, and the penalties for that can be pretty freaking steep. No, the 5e books are not officially available in electronic form, besides the free Basic rules and the partial rules placed in the SRD.
If they ever do appear for sale, it'll likely be on the DMs Guild Web store. The one option available to you is to scan the books into electronic form yourself, or have it done for you. While I am not a lawyer, here is the relevant information for you to make your own determination.
Though in the US it's not yet settled case law as to whether this is absolutely legal or not, there is a lot of reason to believe it is. Earlier court rulings on music and DVRs are only partially relevant; there is very recent legal precedent, however, specific to creating electronic versions of books.
The Author's Guild generally calls any transformation of a published work into electronic form copyright infringement and would say you can't do this. However as recently as June of , they suffered severe setbacks in Authors Guild v. Google and Authors Guild v. Hathitrust which significantly solidified the legal definition of fair use for published works. There is even a popular US service that has been in business since called 1dollarscan.
It has weathered all its legal challenges so far. This is actually a popular practice imported from Japan where it's called "jisui," and it had back and forth legal challenges there too, ending with the scanning shops being declared illegal in Sept. Until this exact use case comes before a court it is not possible to say it is "absolutely" legal, and it's going to vary by locality, but I think it's quite reasonable to conclude this falls under fair use as currently interpreted by the courts.
There is now a perfectly legal way of obtaining all the 5e data in a digital form. It is a program called Fantasy Grounds and it supports many other RPG's as well, it allows for conducting your games on-line, and has a free demo so you can try it out to see if it will be fit for your purpose. Also it is available on Steam in various package forms. Hopefully this will lead anyone who comes here looking for the undeniably legal way of acquiring this content to the best option at present.
We will absolutely have all the official content available as we get a little further down the road - thanks again for helping us test! At the moment, only the freely available Basic Rules are on Beyond. In Denmark it is legal for you to create a digital backup of a product you have legally bought.
As far as I know, this includes downloading it from the Internet, as long as you don't distribute it. I don't know if it works like this in other countries, but it might be legal for you to torrent it disable upload first , as long as you have bought the physical book.
There are services that will scan any book you own into a searchable pdf word document such as bound book scanning. They have 2 versions, 1 destructive 2 non destructive.
Sign up to join this community. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. Ask Question. Asked 6 years, 6 months ago. Active 2 months ago. Viewed k times. Improve this question. SevenSidedDie k 38 38 gold badges silver badges bronze badges. Contribute an answer if you have one, please. See Whose Law do we follow? Add a comment. Active Oldest Votes. Per the Mike Mearls interview of 3 November We're definitely looking at PDFs, ebooks, and other digital platforms, but no news yet.
For many people this may fulfill the need for reference material looking up spells and creatures, etc October Update: While a PDF version is still not available, there are now a number of options for electronic reference.
The previously mentioned SRD. Fantasy Grounds has officially licensed material that covers the core rulebooks. Roll20 also has officially licensed material though at the time of this update still lacks some of the core rule content. Improve this answer. The site also provides tools for searching spells, items, and monsters, as well as creating character sheets. Theo Brinkman Theo Brinkman 2, 13 13 silver badges 24 24 bronze badges. Not that I'd want to do that either. Minor Mayhem Minor Mayhem 79 1 1 silver badge 1 1 bronze badge.
Xanderh Xanderh 67 1 1 bronze badge. However, scanning it sounds like it's fine in your jurisdiction. I don't think it's worth it, but that's just me. Johnboy Johnboy 49 2 2 bronze badges. I'm only providing the cost of one company that is reflective of several companies that do the same thing. Linked Related Hot Network Questions. Question feed.
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There are a lot of spells, magic items, monsters, etc. covered between all the various PDFs. For example, many spells found in the player's handbook but not.
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There are also a lot of additional resources created by players and DMs. Here are some of our favorites! Made by OoRJ on Discord, there is also one with 5 moves. Lindseyrie on Discord have their own collection of supplements, it also includes a lot of other rules. Based on Blythe previous work.
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