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Dark Sun 5e - Against the Serpent's Coil [Still Time to Join!]

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Dungeons & Dragons 5e | Dark Sun 5e - Against the Serpent's Coil [Still Time to Join!]

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Fantasy Grounds

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Campaign Schedule
2 out of 6 seats filled
Timezone: UTC
  • Duration: 3 to 3 hours
  • Number of players: 3 to 6 players
  • Experience required: None
  • Age: 18+
  • Recruiting notes

    Weekly on Saturday nights

    Price per player-session

    About the adventure

    Are you ready to dive into the harsh and unforgiving world of Dark Sun? Join us for an epic campaign set in the city of Tyr, ruled with an iron fist by the Sorcerer-King Kalak. In a world marred by a thousand years of corruption and stagnation, a group of uncommon Athasians will rise to change the course of history and usher in the Age of Heroes, or die trying. As a Professional Dungeon Master, I invite you to experience the thrill of this city-centered campaign that embraces the classic Dark Sun tropes. Prepare to navigate a treacherous landscape where Templars, Defilers, Traders, and common folks clash for survival and control. Immerse yourself in a setting where every race and class combination, as seen in the published materials or suitable conversions, contributes to the old school feel we aim to capture. Embark on a journey where your actions will shape the fate of Tyr and leave an indelible mark on the world. Here's a glimpse of what awaits you in this adventure: šŸ“œ Untold treasures and secrets of ages past beckon, waiting to be discovered. šŸ§Œ Encounter rival factions and fearsome monsters that will test your mettle. šŸšļø Explore an ancient, above and below street level. šŸ² Face the terrifying presence of Kalak, the obsessed sorcerer-king. Whether you're a seasoned player seeking a long-term campaign or someone inspired by shows like Critical Role or Dimension 20, this is your chance to become an integral part of a Dungeons and Dragons world. Shape the narrative, forge alliances, and leave your mark on the world as you see fit. Want to engage in diplomatic discussions? Feel free. Prefer a more direct approach? Swing your weapon with gusto. Magic your way through challenges? The choice is yours. To enhance your gaming experience, we will be using Fantasy Grounds as our virtual tabletop platform accompanied by video on Discord. Through a combination of Theater of Mind and visual aids such as artwork and battle maps, I also integrate, soundtracks and sound effects. You'll have a vivid and immersive experience bringing the world to life. Don't miss your chance to become a hero in the desert wastelands of Dark Sun: Dark Days of Tyr. Join us on this thrilling adventure where the fate of the city hangs in the balance. Secure your spot now and prepare for an unforgettable journey into the heart of darkness.

    Professional Game Master

    Robert Adducci


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    33 years as a TTRPG player

    30 years as a Game Master

    277 games hosted

    Brings I bring a vast array of TTRPG resources, including every D&D book on D&D Beyond & Fantasy Grounds, hundreds of digital tokens and maps, and the full Syrinscape audio suite, to create an immersive and unforgettable gaming experience. to the table

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    Additional Details

    How to prepare

    If you're unfamiliar with the Dark Sun setting, feel free to read this primer: Download the free Fantasy Grounds software: Download Discord and join: Please have a good mic and headphones (if you have a lot of background noise). Camera is not required, but encouraged.

    What I provide

    With a wealth of experience spanning over 30 years in the captivating realm of Dark Sun, I bring an unparalleled level of expertise to your gaming table. As a seasoned GM, I possess a full Fantasy Grounds Ultimate license and have honed my skills over 5 years of dedicated practice, ensuring a seamless and immersive digital gaming experience. Prepare to be amazed as I unveil my extensive collection, featuring thousands of meticulously crafted maps, evocative images, and diverse tokens, all tailored to breathe life into your adventures. Whether you're traversing treacherous deserts, exploring ancient ruins, or engaging in thrilling battles, these visual assets will transport you to vibrant realms and ignite your imagination. But it doesn't stop there. To create an atmosphere that engulfs you in the story, I harness the power of the renowned Syrinscape soundscape suite. With its vast library of ambient sounds, stirring music, and immersive sound effects, every scene will come alive, enhancing the emotional impact of your journey and immersing you in the world like never before. Moreover, I go the extra mile to provide you with a memorable keepsake. Once our adventure concludes, I offer personalized illustrations of your characters, capturing their essence and commemorating the heroic deeds you've accomplished together. These character illustrations serve as cherished mementos, reminders of the incredible tales woven during our gaming sessions. So, prepare yourself for a gaming experience like no other. With my comprehensive array of resources, encompassing Dark Sun mastery, a cutting-edge digital platform, an extensive collection of maps, images, and tokens, as well as the captivating ambiance of Syrinscape, I guarantee an immersive, unforgettable adventure that will leave you eager for the next chapter.

    Gameplay details

    At our table, your safety and comfort are of utmost importance. We prioritize creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone involved. To ensure a positive and respectful gameplay experience, we have implemented various safety tools. Prior to the start of the campaign, I will provide a link to a Lines and Veils document. This document allows players to establish boundaries and communicate their preferences regarding certain themes or content that they may find uncomfortable. Lines represent topics that should not be crossed or included in the game, while Veils indicate subjects that can be present in the story but should be handled with care or off-screen. By collectively establishing these boundaries, we aim to create a space where everyone feels safe and respected. During our Session 0, we will discuss not only the game mechanics and character creation but also important topics such as expectations, tone, and the use of safety tools. This is an opportunity for each player to express their preferences, concerns, and any specific topics they would like to address. We will also review the Lines and Veils document to ensure everyone is on the same page regarding the content we will explore in the campaign.

    Content warnings


    Safety tools used
    • Breaks
    • Lines and Veils
    • Session 0
    How will character creation work

    We'll create characters using my custom 5e Dark Sun rules. Characters use a 35 point buy system, 1 free feat, & 1 wild talent. Starting at 1st level. This is a deadly game, expect some characters to die.

    Players can expect

    • Combat/Tactics: Medium
    • Roleplay: High
    • Puzzles: Low
    • Experience Level: None

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