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Always Bet On The Underdog: A Cautionary Tale of Crime and Grit

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Always Bet On The Underdog: A Cautionary Tale of Crime and Grit

Blades in the Dark on Foundry VTT, Discord

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  • Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

Price per player-session

About the adventure

"๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜บ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ค๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฃ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ช๐˜ต." Have you ever wanted: ๐ŸŽฉ To be a main character in the Peaky Blinders series ๐Ÿธ Listen to jazz and discuss how to expand your criminal organization ๐Ÿ’ฅ Go into free fall from an airship as it explodes ๐Ÿ›๏ธ Rob a bank and frame another gang ๐Ÿ“œ Carve your way to the top mansions, one blackmail at a time โš”๏ธ Assassinate politicians and influence the tides of the city from the dark? If this sounds like you, come and join us as we dive into one of the best systems for quick-paced action, dramatic storytelling, epic character arcs, unique downtime and heist mechanics, and memorable tales made by a player-made crew. Beware, because running an organization gives a vastly different adrenalin than heists. There are tough questions that need answers, and there isn't the "right" oneโ€”only the one that will allow you to survive Doskvol. So, what legacy will you leave behind?

Professional Game Master

Nikko | ElvenFirefly


46 Reviews

Published Writer
Game Designer

8 years as a TTRPG player

8 years as a Game Master

95 games hosted

Brings rich and original game settings, premium VTT experience, immersive maps and music, and "yes and style" to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

The game will be run over a Discord server with the help of Foundry VTT. A computer with a microphone and a headset is needed. Webcam is optional. Dice can be done either digitally or using your own physical dice.

What I provide

I will bring a deep passion for epic tales, a vast experience in dramatic storytelling, and love and care for you to have a perfect campaign. In addition, my most trusted tools are top-notch virtual tabletop, music for every mood, the atmosphere, and a cauldron of emotions.

Gameplay details

Expect a long term campaign (1+ year) as we carve our unique story in Doskvol. This is a mature game. We shall establish Lines and Veils in our 30-ish minute, free onboarding call. A 10 minute break roughly in the middle shall serve for bio, snacks and drinks. I shall be checking in with you throughout the campaign.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Breaks
  • Lines and Veils
  • Open Door
  • Session 0
How will character creation work

โ€ข We can make your character during our call, or you can make it before hand if you know how. โ€ข Premade characters are available. This system allows you to flesh out your character during the play when you are faced with difficult decisions.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: High
  • Puzzles: Low
  • Experience Level: Open to all

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