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The definitive guide to mastering Tarrasque.io
How to align the grid?
In Tarrasque.io, you align the grid to your map, not the other way around. Some maps are not tiled correctly, which can lead to problems when setting up a custom grid on other VTTs. The grid settings in Tarrasque.io are flexible enough to allow you to setup your grid regardless of the origin of your map.
How to undo/redo an action?
Accidentally deleted a token or messed up your Fog of War? Good news. You can undo and redo practically every action you take on the battle map. You'll notice these two icons at the top-center of your screen. The first one acts as an Undo for the last action, and the second one acts as a Redo. Keep in mind that both of these have keyboard shortcuts attached to them! Please
How to hide or reveal an area using Fog of War?
To hide an area using Fog of War, start by switching to the Fog tool from the Map Tools. You'll notice that the Fog of War menu has popped up above the navigation bar. This menu allows you to switch between Hide and Reveal modes. You can stack fog areas of both of these modes to fit your preference. The next icons allow you to Undo your last point, Cancel the drawing altogether, and Finish and complete the drawing. All of
How to create a shape for Area of Effect?
First, select the Shape tool from the toolbar. The shapes menu will appear above the bottom bar. From here, you can click the colorpicker button to change the color of the shape you are about to draw. Shapes Menu Create a Circle First, select the Circle option from the shapes menu. Then, click-and-drag anywhere on the map to start drawing the shape. This will begin drawi
How to share a Battle Map with players?
Tarrasque.io allows you to share your maps with your players using a public shareable link. To enable sharing: From the dashboard: open the battle map actions on the right and click Share From the in-app battle maps panel: click on the sharing access icon under the battle map Battle Map Thumbnail ![Battle Maps Panel](https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/7a5c72f17
How to present/cast a map on a TV or external monitor?
If you have a TV or tabletop monitor for in-person sessions, you can stream a Tarrasque.io tab to it. To present a map: From the dashboard: open the battle map actions on the right and click Present From the in-app battle maps panel: click on the Present icon under the battle map name Battle Map Thumbnail ![Battle Maps Panel](https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website
How to redirect/transfer players to a new map?
Do you have a map that leads to another map? With Redirect to Map, you can transfer your active players from any map in the campaign to another. To do this, open up the Battle Maps panel in the app, and click on the Redirect to Map icon, which is the first one under the battle map name.
How to ping a location on the map?
In Tarrasque.io, you can ping a location on the map for your players to see. You need to be using either the Select tool or the Pan tool for ping location to work. You can do this by simply double-clicking anywhere of the map. This will create a ring which will be shown to all active players. You can also right-click or click-and-hold anywhere on the map to pop up a menu wh
How to draw on the map?
Tarrasque.io provides you with a quick draw tool to help you sketch out parts of the map or provide clues to your players. First, select the Draw tool from the Map Tools. The freehand draw menu will appear above the bottom bar. You can now start drawing on the map by clicking-and-dragging your mouse cursor/finger. If you'd like to use a different color than the default, simply open the colorpicker and choose another one. You can also swi
How to zoom in and out?
The simplest way to zoom in and out of a battle map is to use a mouse scroll-wheel or a trackpad's pinch-to-zoom gestures. This provides with you a bit more control, and also works on touch devices! Alternatively, you can use the Zoom Controls on the top-right corner of your screen. The first icon will zoom the map in by a predefined amount The second icon will zoom the map out by a predefined amou