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Balder's Gate: Descent into Avernus - Extended Edition.

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Balder's Gate: Descent into Avernus - Extended Edition.

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Foundry VTT, Discord, D&D Beyond

Price per player-session
You will be charged when a session starts

$15.00

Information

  • Duration: 3.5 to 5 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Beginner

Price per player-session
$15.00

About the adventure

Diabolical dangers await in this adventure for the world’s greatest roleplaying game. Welcome to Baldur’s Gate, a city of ambition and corruption. You’ve just started your adventuring career, but already find yourself embroiled in a plot that sprawls from the shadows of Baldur’s Gate to the front lines of the planes-spanning Blood War! Do you have what it takes to turn infernal war machines and nefarious contracts against the archdevil Zariel and her diabolical hordes? And can you ever hope to find your way home safely when pitted against the infinite evils of the Nine Hells? • As your Dungeonmaster, I will use this heroic Dungeons & Dragons adventure to take my players from levels 1 to 13 as they journey through Baldur’s Gate and into Avernus, the first layer of the Nine Hells. • Baldur's Gate is among the most iconic locations in fantasy culture. A mist-cloaked metropolis on the Sword Coast, it’s a place of history and a home to heroes. As such I have two different adventures that take place in the city. • This adventure introduces the infernal war machines to fifth edition D&D—battle-ready vehicles, which my players can customize as you blast off into the Blood War. • This limited edition version allows for two stepped-up openings. One is a longer travelogue from Waterdeep and one is a quicker jump to the story by way of an exit from the neighboring city of Paladin's and Clerics, Blessed Elturel the Holy City. • I will be using the official sounds of Dungeons&Dragons licensed to Syrinscape to elevate our game with the actual prose and dialogue options by professional voice actors possibly even including Matt Mercer (He is one of the options) • No modern adventure without the latest bells and whistles, so I will be using the premiere Foundry Virtual Tabletop and the upgraded lighting, sound, movement and superior connections to D&DBeyond and Discord. • This is the superior version of the game you want to play without having to make the deal with the devil himself. However, if you still think you need one, I can draw a devil contract for you to sign if it makes the whole thing easier. Blood or no blood, your choice.

Professional Game Master

Morgan "Archie" Oviatt

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29 years as a TTRPG player

22 years as a Game Master

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Brings Legendary Bundle(+all updates),Foundry preferred,Roll20 in a pinch, Syrinscape soundboard w/official DnD content, More DungeonMasterGuild content than I can count, Beyond20, to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

Webcams and mikes are not needed but are really helpful in letting me see facial expressions, reactions and hear tones and concerns quickly. IF these are unavailable to you, I do at least ask that you be comfortable with quick typing and of course, letting me know of any issues. A basic set of rules is available for free at https://www.dndbeyond.com/sources/basic-rules and should be perused before game. i don't require an in-depth knowledge of the rules, but the highlights of at least https://www.dndbeyond.com/posts/1026-common-terms-new-dungeons-dragons-players-should will help as well as knowing your character's feats and spells. If you don't know your stuff, learn it so you can outsmart the DM faster. DMs love players who make their move and make way for others to shine as well. You will need a competant web browser (Chrome/Firefox/Edge/Opera) but be warned that mobile devices and Chromebooks for some reason will face issues consistently. If this is an IRL game in the PHX area, dice and a printout of your sheet would not hurt. I currently live near the Premiere game store in the PHX area, who support the game rooms of all the cons, so dice are easily obtained. Plus it makes a handy safe zone meeting place in case one of us turns out to be incompatible.

What I provide

I will bring the tabletop and the dice. I will bring the maps and sound effects. I will even try to put together a beginner set of cursed Dungeonmaster dice for you to use if you need them IRL, but you will want to buy non-superstitious pretty dice ASAP. I will try to get the players to bring skills together. IRL games have often ended up with snacks or foods. (I recently made legit iron rations as a snack for a game a few weeks back). I have often even thrown in special things to keep (Think Beadle and Grimm level).

Gameplay details

I will be using ?RYG cards, which function exactly like ?NOX cards or the consent flower. We will use lines and veils during session zero. Content warnings include, but may not be limited to: Devil worship, murder, soul destruction, cannibalism, bloodplay, corruption, and betrayal.

Content warnings

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Safety tools used

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How will character creation work

Character Creation can be made on DDBeyond. They need to be done at least 24 hours before game in order for me to integrate them into the VTT. Please feel free to discuss the character with me on discord at ( https://discord.gg/TZKRX45N2z ) so session zer0 can bring the plaeyrs together and set our expectations. This is your story. You get a say.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: Medium
  • Puzzles: Low
  • Experience Level: Beginner

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