Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage
Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Roll20
About the adventure
Players interested in a classic style dungeon crawl with a twist can take their characters from level 5 to 20 in this adventures set in the Forgotten Realms. The tavern of "The Yawning Portal" is a famous inn and tavern located near the eastern slope of Mount Waterdeep, derives its name from a 40-foot-diameter well that descends into the first level of Undermountain. Located in the center of the taproom, the well was once the outer shell of the wizard Halaster’s mighty tower, which was demolished long ago. Its sheer walls are made of old mortared stones. Next to this gaping orifice hangs a winch with a simple rope-and-pulley mechanism that Durnan, the proprietor, uses to lower adventurers down the shaft and (sometimes) pull them up again. Adventurers who hang around the Yawning Portal often find work delving into Undermountain on a dare of even on paid errands of others. Do you have what it takes to delve into Undermountain and survive?
How to prepare
Players will need to have a dndbeyond.com and roll20 free accounts. For new players reading through https://www.dndbeyond.com/essentials will help with character creation and be prepared for the first session. Dndbeyond will be used to manage character sheets and inventory. Roll20 will be used for gameplay. We will be using the Beyond20 Chrome extension. Players will need to have both Google Chrome web browser and the Beyond20 extension.
What I provide
Pro accounts on Roll20.net for dynamic lighting, custom scripts, and premium content. A masters subscription to dndbeyond.com with access to the complete library of adventures and source books. Curated sound library with music and effects, and I also bring THE FUN!
Gameplay, Roll20 is used for maps and chat, D&D beyond is used to create and manage characters. Discord is used for voice chat and text between sessions. I like to use voices and role play as much as I use tactical combat. I attempt to weave each character backstories into the larger adventure to make every twist and turn more personal. Content Warning Campaign is Rated for Adult themes, adult language, intense or persistent violence and gore, partial/nudity, suggestive themes. Safety Tools A general meeting as well as Session Zero, to discuss any off limit topics or ideas to exclude from our gameplay. We will also be using the roll20 safety macro for play, pause and stop, during gameplay to maintain a positive atmosphere.
Safety tools used
- Open Door
- Session 0
- X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work
Characters will be created before first session of game play. All players will start with a level 5 character rolled stats roll 4 keep highest 3. Or opt for point buy/standard array. I will work with all players one on one in a to assist with character creation and development of back story.
Players can expect
- Combat/Tactics: Medium
- Roleplay: Medium
- Puzzles: Medium
- Experience Level: None
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