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5E 101: Character Creation

5E 101: Character Creation

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Roll20, Discord

Price per player-session

You will be charged when a session starts



  • Duration: 1 to 3 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: None

Price per player-session

About the adventure

This introduction to 5E Dungeons and Dragons includes a step-by-step walk through of all core character creation aspects. This includes how to generate ability scores, a breakdown of each race, background and class and then going through the motions of creating a character either utilizing Roll20 or a standard 5E character sheet. Perfect for new players just getting into the hobby and should provide them with enough information to create a character on their own after the session.


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Additional Details

How to prepare

Just bring a willingness to learn and ask questions. You may read the core rules ahead of time, but it is not required. Great for families trying to learn the system and passing that along to others. Dice will not be required and Character Sheets can be downloaded here:

What I provide

I will bring my knowledge of the system and my capabilities to instruct you through the process as well as provide access to the Player's Handbook and instruct you on the appropriate page numbers for creation. I'll also provide a "cheat sheet" after the session marking appropriate page numbers in the Player's Handbook for each different section you'll need.

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How will character creation work

We will meet on Roll20 and create a 5E character from the core rules using basic Dungeons and Dragons options. We will generate a level 1 character that could be used for future sessions and also explain other fair methods of character creation that should allow them to use that character in virtually any party.

Players can expect

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

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