∙∙∙✦ Shards of the Astrimel ✦ Beginner Friendly ✦∙∙∙

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Above VTT, D&D Beyond, Discord

Dungeons & Dragons 5e

Above VTT

D&D Beyond

About the adventure

In the heartless confines of a bleak prison, you find yourselves wrongfully accused—burdened by the chains of unproven guilt. As the spark of a daring escape takes flight, your journey into a world of chaos and transformation begins. This realm, pulsating with new magic, harbors ruthless overlords, enigmatic factions concealed in the shadows, and a myriad of creatures born from the fantastic and the fearsome. ∙∙∙✦ Overview ✦∙∙∙ "Shards of the Astrimel" is a campaign that guides you from level 1 to 13 through a story teeming with destiny and disruption. Inspired by JRPG classics like Final Fantasy, this D&D campaign is rich in emotion and aesthetics. The setting is a world torn asunder by a falling celestial body that shattered upon entry, spreading fragments of untold power across the land. ∙∙∙✦ What to Expect ✦∙∙∙ This campaign is aimed at players of any experience level! Through your journey, you'll face thrilling battles, political intrigue, mysterious factions, and a myriad of complex scenarios that will test your characters' resolve and shape the world around you. If you have a love for intricate storytelling and like the sound of emotionally resonant play that tugs at your heartstrings, this campaign promises an unforgettable adventure. Welcome to a world shaped by magic, wonder, and the shards of the Astrimel. Stars in your favor, traveler!

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Brings thousands of hours of experience in graphic design and art, hundreds of hours of experience in DNDBeyond, AboveVTT, and Discord, access to all books on DNDBeyond, character backstory implementation and integration, emotional storylines that carry weight, balance of challenging sessions and "beach" episodes, high quality maps and images, voice work for NPCs, and everything you need to have an amazing time to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

- Microphone required. - DNDBeyond account required. - When you sign up for the campaign, you will receive an invite to the Discord server where we'll be hosting our Session Zero.

What I provide

- Own nearly all books on DNDBeyond and will enable content sharing for this campaign - Extensive Discord knowledge, including webhooks, custom bots, music, and more - Does character voices, sound effects, and other immersive effects - High-quality maps from Czepeku and others, as well as custom-drawn maps using DungeonScrawl - Over 500 hours of DMing across many different games, systems, and play groups

Gameplay details

In Session Zero, we will go over the following: ∙∙∙✦ Settings ✦∙∙∙ 1) Installing AboveVTT and other applications 2) Ensuring correct roles and settings are applied to players in Discord ∙∙∙✦ Campaign Overview ✦∙∙∙ 1) The 60-second pitch for the campaign. 2) Where the player characters come in. 3) What we will / won't be covering. ∙∙∙✦ Safety Tools ✦∙∙∙ 1) Lines and Veils, which will all live in our "lines-veils" channel. 2) X, N, and O emojis, which can be used in our "Status" channel. 3) Stars and Wishes through our "stars-wishes" channel. ∙∙∙✦ Character Creation ✦∙∙∙ 1) Creating the characters as a group (using PHB, XGtE, and TCoE) on DNDBeyond. 2) Developing connections between the party members. ∙∙∙✦ Introduction & Mini Session ✦∙∙∙ 1) Introducing the characters in the fiction. 2) A mini encounter for the characters to get their bearings before the campaign officially begins.

Content warnings
  • Alcohol Use
  • Blood
  • Character Death
  • Classism
  • Death
  • Fire
  • Illness
  • Scars
  • Snakes
  • Spiders
  • Violence
  • Warfare
Safety tools used
  • Aftercare
  • Bleed
  • Breaks
  • Lines and Veils
  • Session 0
  • Stars and Wishes
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

During Session Zero, we'll create Level 1 characters together to ensure party compatibility and common goals. Please do not bring a pre-made character, but feel free to consider what you'd like to play. Our aim is to have a group of adventurers who enjoy each other's company and work towards shared goals. Thank you!

Players can expect

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

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  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: None
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