How Do You Get Board Games on Tabletop Simulator?

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By Ralph Torres

Have you ever wanted to play your favorite board games with friends but can’t because of distance or other limitations? Well, fear not!

Tabletop Simulator is here to help. Tabletop Simulator allows you to play a variety of board games online with friends or strangers. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to get board games on Tabletop Simulator.

Step 1: Downloading Tabletop Simulator

The first step in playing board games on Tabletop Simulator is, of course, downloading the software. You can purchase it on Steam for $19.99.

Step 2: Finding and Downloading Board Games

After downloading and installing Tabletop Simulator, you’ll need to find the board game(s) you want to play. Luckily, there are a few ways to do this.

One way is to browse the Steam Workshop for mods that include the board game(s) you want to play. To do this, open up Tabletop Simulator and click on the Steam Workshop button in the main menu. From there, search for the board game(s) you want and subscribe to them.

Another way is to download mods from websites such as Nexus Mods or BoardGameGeek. Once downloaded, move the mod files into your Tabletop Simulator folder (usually located in C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Tabletop Simulator\Mods).


Be sure to read the instructions for each mod carefully as they may require specific setup steps.

Step 3: Loading Board Games into Tabletop Simulator

Now that you have subscribed or downloaded your desired mods, it’s time to load them into Tabletop Simulator.

Open up Tabletop Simulator and click on Create -> Singleplayer or Multiplayer -> Custom -> Choose File -> Select File (mod). Once loaded, click on “Play” and you’re ready to go!

Step 4: Playing Board Games on Tabletop Simulator

Congratulations! You’ve successfully loaded a board game onto Tabletop Simulator. Now it’s time to play.

Tabletop Simulator has a variety of controls that allow you to manipulate the board game however you want. For example, left-clicking and dragging allows you to move pieces around the board, while right-clicking and dragging allows you to rotate the camera angle.


Be sure to check the mod instructions or rules for any specific controls or rules related to the game.


Now that you know how to get board games on Tabletop Simulator, you can enjoy playing your favorite games with friends and family from afar. Whether it’s Monopoly, Settlers of Catan, or Dungeons & Dragons, Tabletop Simulator has got you covered.

So what are you waiting for? Get gaming!