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Bad Moon Over the Scarlet Citadel

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Bad Moon Over the Scarlet Citadel

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Discord, Roll20

Price per player-session
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  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: Open to all
  • Price per player-session

    About the adventure

    A new moon has appeared in the sky over the town of Redtower, and meteors carrying terrifying monstrosities strike the land. Doomsayers declare, and cultists celebrate, the oncoming end of the world. What power brought this astral abomination into the world’s orbit, and how can it be stopped? The secret is lurking in the depths of the Scarlet Citadel. Are you brave enough to battle the terrors that wait below? This campaign will take characters from level 1-10+ 🔎Explore a massive dungeon with a rich, intricate history ⚔️Battle twisted enemies and savage monsters ❓Discover the secret of the fiendish moon 🏆Save the world Scarlet Citadel is a fantastic mega-dungeon from Kobold Press. This take on the dungeon and its story incorporates elements from other Kobold Press products. –Image used with permission. I am not affiliated with Kobold Press.

    Professional Game Master

    Nick Olivo


    17 Reviews

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    20 years as a TTRPG player

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    70 games hosted

    Brings All WotC & Kobold Press 5e modules and supplements, Call of Cthulhu Keeper and Investigator books to the table

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    Additional Details

    How to prepare

    You'll need a microphone, a Discord account, and a Roll20 account. I recommend using Chrome or Firefox when using Roll20. A webcam is encouraged, but not required. (I will be on camera during the session) If you're new to D&D (or just new to D&D on Roll20) this video shows how your character sheet works: Each character is a friend of an elderly human sage named Johara Quillsworn, who has asked you to travel to Redtower to investigate the new moon in the sky. Think about how you know Johara, and what your history is with them. Each player who comes up with a 1-2 paragraph backstory for their character will receive a free potion of healing. This can be done before or during session 0.

    What I provide

    Tons of material from Wizards of the Coast, Kobold Press, and MCDM A massive adventure with detailed battle maps, dynamic lighting, music, and sound effects Custom side quests

    Gameplay details

    🤝🏼During session 0 players will create their characters & we'll establish how everyone knows one another. 🦺We'll also discuss safety tools during session 0. A note on Content Warnings: While this game does feature torture by NPCs to other NPCs, it will occur off camera, and none of my games ever feature violence against children or sexual assault. 📑A Lines and Veils doc will be provided to all players in advance of the session. ⌛Each session will have one or two 10 minute breaks. 🗣️I have an open door policy, and will be available after each game to discuss any concerns anyone has. My House Rules: 1️⃣Each character starts with a free feat at first level 🍾Drinking a potion can be performed as an action, or as a bonus action. If you drink a healing potion as an action, you recover the full amount of HP the potion provides. If you drink as a bonus action, you roll to see how much you healed. 🔮Players not present during a session will have their characters vanish through a portal, only to be brought back the next time that player can join. No time will pass for their characters and although they could potentially level up, they cannot benefit from a long or short rest during this time. Also, some rare magical items or other such things significant to the campaign could be left behind for the group to use while that character is gone. A Note on Survivability: The Scarlet Citadel is very dangerous. There may be foes and situations that are too powerful, and will require strategic retreats. Pulling back from a fight you can't win isn't cowardly, it's smart.

    Content warnings


    Safety tools used
    • Aftercare
    • Bleed
    • Breaks
    • Debriefing
    • Lines and Veils
    • Monte Cook RPG Consent Checklist
    • Open Door
    • Session 0
    • Stars and Wishes
    • X, N, and O Cards
    How will character creation work

    Characters will start at level 1 and will be created in Roll20 using the Standard Array, using any of the sources listed below. 📕PHB 👀Xanathar's Guide to Everything 🧙🏼Tasha's Cauldron of Everything 🧙🏼‍♂️Deep Magic 🦸‍♀️Midgard Hero's Handbook 🦸‍♂️Tome of Heroes 🐺The Beastheart 📜Arcadia Magazine (those issues which are currently in Roll20) A handout with links to all the above sources will be provided in Roll20. Each character also starts with a free feat.

    Players can expect

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

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