Absolution : A Dark Fantasy campaign for D&D 5e | Morally Grey Mature RP | LGBTQIA+ friendly
Dungeons & Dragons 5e on D&D Beyond, Discord, Roll20
Price per player-session
About the adventure
In a city of mercenaries, your organization was the most feared of them all. The Black Company was known for being brutally efficient, and never failed to accomplish the missions they were paid for. Composed of some of the darkest individuals in the realms, people thought that it was only the strength of your leader that held you together. It was more than that, though. It was fellowship, friendship... family. You could count on your allies, no matter how vile they seemed to the world outside your company. They would give their lives for yours, and you for theirs. Destiny, it seems, had a plan. Fate placed a pearl before the swine of the Black Company, and now they have something to believe in. Someone to follow. They had their eyes opened to the nature of the world, and how their new family would suffer if something wasn't done. Maybe the powers that be should have considered what a group so dark would do, the lengths they would go to, to protect their own. They may be on the path to redemption, but hell follows with them. This game will focus on a squad in the Black Company, and their part in this new order. It is important to come into the game ready to work with your fellow players. Be bad, be dark, but be a part of the story. Backgrounds will be important, and we'll work together to ensure your character remains important to the story, and not just some background bit. You will start at level 5, and the campaign will stretch beyond level 16. While you will be assigned missions, there is a hand crafted world out there for you to explore, and a sandbox to play in between assignments.
How to prepare
Contacting me ahead of time will definitely help, as I'd like to get as much time as possible working on your character as possible before go time. Please have a discord account, and a roll20. Both are free. If you'd like to use Beyond for your character generation, have the beyond20 extensions in place before session 0. Just ask if you need help.
What I provide
I will bring a hand crafted world that has been in the works for 10 years now. It will be both familiar and foreign, so even the most experienced of players will find something new. I bring a love of the story, as well as a love of character acting and, yes, I've been known to do voices.
Despite this being a morally grey campaign, I will be careful in watching people's boundaries and safe spaces. I use a stop/go system that is anonymous so you can put a stop to something without having to expose yourself. I will pause the game, get an explanation and put deal with what was bothering you. That being said, you are coming into a game that expects bad behavior, but I know that everyone has their limit. I will do my level best to make sure that yours isn't exceeded. As dark as things can be, expect laughter and quick paced combats that are only as rules heavy as you make them.
Safety tools used
- Open Door
- Session 0
- X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work
As said above, characters will be starting at level 5 using point buy or standard array. Average HP until 6th, then you can take your life into your own hands rolling for it. We will be working on characters throughout the period leading up to session 0, then we will work on finalizing them and creating history together.
Players can expect
- Combat/Tactics: High
- Roleplay: High
- Puzzles: Low
- Experience Level: Beginner
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