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A Deep and Creeping Darkness: Horror One-Shot

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A Deep and Creeping Darkness: Horror One-Shot

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on D&D Beyond, Zoom, Discord, Theater of the Mind

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  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: None

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About the adventure

The mining town of Vermeillon was once a prosperous mountain village, full of happy, industrious miners doing good business. That is, until the incident. That's when people started disappearing. Now, none dare to visit this ghost town, and merchant caravans avoid going through it for fear of whatever lies in wait. Of course, should someone manage to make Vermeillon safe again, they'd stand to make a small fortune. The platinum mine still holds treasure within, and the region could be restored to prosperity. To succeed, though, they'd need to figure out what haunts the old town, and deal with it - or else, suffer the same fate as those miners long ago! In this one-shot horror-mystery adventure, you'll have to work together to discover the hidden monster of Vermeillon. Keep your eyes peeled and your head on a swivel, or else you, too, might disappear into the darkness! An adventure that focuses on isolation and slow-building tension, this is an excellent experience for someone who wants to take a walk on the spooky side. Come with me, and step into the eerie, creeping, too-quiet stillness of this ghastly tale!

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Paul the Glittering Spectacle


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Additional Details

How to prepare

You'll need a microphone, a webcam, zoom installed, and a free D&D Beyond account.

What I provide

I will be bringing the characters, funny voices, and a rip-roaring good time.

Gameplay details

This adventure is designed to be tense, with many dark and horrific elements. We'll be using X-Card system to ensure everyone's comfort at the table. You can expect a largely narrative-driven experience with a moderate focus on the rules!

Content warnings


Safety tools used


How will character creation work

I have quite a few pre-made 5th-level characters for this adventure, offering both familiar and bizarre character archetypes. You don't need to worry about making your own character ahead of time.

Players can expect

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

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