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Download our logos and images

We have put together all the different versions of our logos and sample images from the Master’s Toolkit software.


  1. Company name
    • Realmware pty. ltd. trading as Arkenforge
  2. Company location
    • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  3. Officially founded in
    • 17 March 2017
  4. Our pages/Social media
  5. Software Releases
  6. Content pack releases
  7. Business mailing address
    • 49 The boulevard
      Victoria 3765
  8. Emails

What is Arkenforge

Arkenforge is a software company creating The Master’s Toolkit – A Virtual Tabletop(VTT) and Mapmaking software for TTRPGs.

This includes the Arkenforge Launcher, The Master’s Toolkit software and creating digital assets (images/animations/audio) for tabletop role-playing games.

The Arkenforge Launcher is the base program that Launches: The Master’s Toolkit, The Beta of the Toolkit for testing experimental features, and the Arkenforge Touch Client (for touchscreen fog of war functions).

The Master’s Toolkit is a powerful and versatile piece of TTRPG Software.

Designed with an in-person play focus to enhance your TTRPG games with animated maps, dynamic lighting and fog of war, it is also an extremely comprehensive mapmaking software in it’s own right, with hundreds of assets and able to export maps to most major VTTs on the market for online play.

The Master’s Toolkit features a secondary “Player Screen” which only shows player-facing information and is perfect for screen sharing with players for remote/virtual play.

The Arkenforge Team:

  • Nathan Beattie – Software development
  • Dante Zsolt Szabo – Content production management
  • James Smith – Content integration, Third-party content management
  • Edina Sipos – Visual art
  • Zsofia Mohai – Visual art
  • Barbara Szanto – Visual Art
  • Peter Horog – Animation
  • Paul Watson – Plugin development


Release History

  • 27/10/2017 – Kickstarter launches for the Toolkit and 4 fantasy content packs
  • 12/11/2017 – Downloadable concept demo releases
  • 07/12/2017 – Name change from Realmware to Arkenforge
  • 24/12/2017 – Pre-Alpha backer version release, Arkenforge launcher release for windows
  • 14/01/2018 – Essentials pack release
  • 01/04/2018 – Public alpha release
  • 26/05/2018 – Macintosh version release
  • 03/11/2018 – The Wild pack release
  • 21/01/2019 – Magical Effects release
  • 10/05/2019 – 7 day free trial release
  • 03/10/2019 – Halloween pack release
  • 20/11/2019 – Towns and Cities release
  • 24/12/2019 – Ice and Snow release
  • 14/08/2020 – The Dungeons Deep  release
  • 30/01/2021 – Kickstarter launches for 4 sci-fi content packs with the Toolkit as a giveaway

Current userbase

  • ~12000 users

Press Coverage

Review: The Literary DM

Splinterverse Media:

Band of Badgers:

Beyond the Dungeon:

Metro Xmas Buying Guide:

Dungeons and Dragons Dude:

The Master’s Toolkit software

The software costs $35 US, it includes the Essentials pack (discussed further below)

The Master’s Toolkit serves three main purpose:

  1. Prepare your adventures (maps, sound environments, playlists, notes)
  2. Run your adventures (dual screen support, line of sight, dynamic links)
  3. Publish your assets or adventures

Downloadable through the Arkenforge Launcher and needs the launcher to run. Once authenticated and downloaded it can run offline forever.


  • Map building functions in 256PPI
  • Extensive media support (images, animations, videos)
  • Object manipulation (change hue, saturation, brightness, transparency, mirroring)
  • Links can be embedded into the maps for various content (audio presets, notes, other maps)
  • Multi-level support
  • Various, customizable grid type support (hex, grid, isometric)
  • Various export support (video, image, pdf)


  • Music playlist building
  • Individual instrument control (multi-stemmed audio support)
  • Ambience building from audio loops and timed sound effects
  • Randomized sound effect playback (multi-sampled audio support)
  • Ambiences (sound effect presets) are embeddable or linkable to maps
  • Sound effects can be organized onto a “launchpad”
  • Sound exports with video maps


    • Text formatting options
    • Stereo audio with panning options
    • Customizable templates
    • Notes can be linked to maps or other notes
    • Soundscape presets, maps can be linked and embedded to notes


  • Ambient lighting system (Time of day function)
  • Object lighting system
  • Fog of war
  • Line of sight
  • Native Dual screen support (player’s version of the map projected to a secondary display)

User Interface

The User interface

Images about the current UI and examples

Future plans

Development roadmap - Under construction

The list of features currently available in Beta, and a rough roadmap going ahead.

Not updated yet

First-party content

Arkenforge also creates first-party content packs to be used with the Master’s Toolkit software. We kickstarted our core content packs at the end of 2017. From 2018 -2020 we released the Fantasy Essentials (included with every Master’s toolkit software purchase), The Wild, Magical Effects, Halloween, Ice and Snow, Towns and Cities and Dungeons Deep.

In 2021 we have kickstarted the production of 4 Sci-fi themed content packs : The Sci-fi Essentials, Cyberpunk, Deeps Space and Wasteland.

Commercial license with attribution

Purchases of the first-party content comes with a Commercial license with attribution – this means customers can create professional content (map commissions, TTRPG adventure books with maps included etc) using Arkenforge.

All of our released content packs come with the following rights (with attribution, meaning that in the description of your product or in your stream you mention us and our website):

  • Map exports (containing multiple assets) can be sold or shared
  • Video maps with embedded audio from soundscapes can be sold or shared
  • Soundscapes can be used for streams – those will not be flagged for copyright reasons

Things you can not do:

  • Exporting then packaging individual map assets and then sharing or selling them
  • Recording individual songs or sound effects and then sharing or selling them
  • Recording output of soundscapes and using those in your feature film or game

Medieval fantasy

The Fantasy saga

The released Fantasy themed content packs

Science fiction

The golden-age of Sci-fi

We have launched a Kickstarter to bring about the Golden-age of sci-fi themed tabletop assets.

The Arkenforge team

Our story begins with an ambitious Kickstarter in 2017, realizing our vision for a digital in-person Tabletop toolkit. To complete this project our weekly DND group ergo the 4 founders Nathan, Dante, Geri and Chris got together and with the help of a couple of childhood friends who happened to be visual artists, banded together and founded Realmware, that shortly became Arkenforge. Click on The People if you would like to know more about the team, or Our story if you are interested in how we founded the company.

The people

The list of the founders and creators of Arkenforge. Our current active team consists of 1 software developer and 4 content creators and a third party content manager.

Our story

The story of how we came to be

How the idea formed and how we started to put our plans into action.

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