Table top role playing games (Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, Cyberpunk and Vampire, to name just a few) have many players at a world level, but in many occassions these people find themselves in a situation where they have to move to a new town where they don't have the possibility to play, or they would simply like to keep on playing with their normal group. It is for this type of situation that Roll20 has been designed, a webapp which allows to master role playing games over Internet.
Play table top role playing games no matter where you are
Roll20 is a large amount of webapps focused towards DMs (Dungeon Master), because it offers all the tools which can be needed to be able to get in contact with its players and showing them when it is necessary for documents, text and maps, as well as being able to control possibles dice rolls and combats.
The interface of Roll20 is rather simple, and show the player a central area with a grid in which it will be possible to add maps for the players to see them, with the possibility overlay drawings of the characters and mark the movements on the map.
Chat with your players or communicate via videochat.
Roll20 includes a system which allows all the players to communicate by means of chat or if they have a webcam you can use it to communicate. With the DM having access to the possibility to communicate privately with a player.
Therefore, if you want to have the possibility to play a role playing game wihtout having to get together with your friends or play with those that you can't get together with, you only have to access Roll20. It's free!