5e Homebrew Magic the Gathering Campaign Setting - Theros
Dungeons & Dragons 5e on D&D Beyond, Discord, Owlbear Rodeo, Physical Battlemap, Theater of the Mind
About the adventure
Legends walk the lands of Theros, a realm shaped by deities and the deeds of heroes. From the temples of omens-speaking oracles to the five realms of the Underworld, the champions of the gods vie for immortal favor and a place among the world's living myths. Choose a supernatural gift that sets you on the path of destiny, align yourself with one of Theros's fifteen gods, and carve a tale of odysseys and ordeals across the domains of mortals, gods, and the dead. Theros is a plane governed by the gods of Nyx, where heroes face monsters, the sea rages, people offer burnt offerings and adventures take place. It is defined by mankind's struggle against the primal forces of the world, and mankind's conflict with the many other sapient races that populate the world. Theros as a plane is extremely similar to ancient Hellenistic Greece. ------- This is an open-world/sandbox campaign setting following the adventures tailored to your individual/groups backstories. The adventures you will experience will be completely unique to your characters. 5e D&D ruleset.
How to prepare
Webcam and mic are both necessary. Familiarity with the rules is welcome but not required. Sessions will be hosted on Discord. Bring your dice, some snacks, and send me a copy of your character sheet. I make use of physical rulebooks, dice, battle-mat, and miniatures. Feel free to use digital options at your own preference.
What I provide
I grew up playing D&D with minimal means and I still enjoy the nostalgia this provides. I make use of a battle-mat, hand painted 3-D printed miniatures, and the occasional silly voice to emulate the experience that you would typically find if you were seated together around a table. I sometimes make use of props, and I will often need to share documents & images with you online.
Sessions will be held on Discord, with a "Session 0" prior to the session for assistance in character creation , and to discuss expectations/table etiquette. Sessions will last approximately 3 to 3.5 hours. Set in Theros, the nature of the adventures and experiences you have depends on you and your group!
Safety tools used
How will character creation work
Feel free to use whatever method you are most comfortable with to create your character. DnDBeyond is a great tool, and I more than encourage that for newcomers to the game as it will walk you through the character creation process. I prefer to roll for stats the over point buy method. You will be sent some "prep material" pending approval of your application. You should create 1st level characters following 5e Dungeons and Dragons character creation rules. I will be available on Discord throughout the process to assist you with any guidance or questions about the process. There are no hard character creation limits however setting specific options might need adjustment for use in the Theros setting. All published 5e WotC content is acceptable. UA is generally okay (unless it has since seen published revisions by WotC), and homebrew content needs to be run past me first. I encourage you to make use of the Mythic Odysseys of Theros sourcebook.
Players can expect
- Combat/Tactics: Medium
- Roleplay: High
- Puzzles: Medium
- Experience Level: Open to all
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