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Thieves, Lords & Legends: Delve into Waterdeep's Dragon Heist

Thieves, Lords & Legends: Delve into Waterdeep's Dragon Heist

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Discord, Roll20

Price per player-session

You will be charged when a session starts

$25.00

Information

  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

Price per player-session
$25.00

About the adventure

I’m Dungeon Master Steve. I’m an experienced voice actor and I run games tailored to the backstories, goals and desires of you: An Experienced Roleplayer. You’ve watched Critical Role. You’ve watched Dimension 20. You now crave that narratively driven, character based gameplay where your choices matter and your story is intertwined with the game. You want that deep immersion and I’m going to give it to you. “Ahhh Waterdeep,” you think to yourself as you wander down the bustling clamor of the High Road on your way to the infamous haunt of fellow adventure seekers, the Yawning Portal, “City of Splendours and a truly buzzing, vibrant metropolis where the fame and fortunes of many an adventurer were made… and lost, broken, shattered… but my story will be one of success, great fortune and legendary heroics! I will make a name for myself here.” You saunter past Castle Waterdeep with it’s many soaring pointed towers streaming with long narrow flags, each held captive by the great slouching shadow of the mountain bearing the cities name. As you take in the faint tang of salt from the soothing sea breeze, you just catch sight of the famed inn’s red tiled roof which almost seems ablaze in the setting sun and, clutching the improbable letter in your hand, you wonder: “What the bloody hells does this Volo want with me? What if it’s a trap… it seems far too good to be true.” Another part of you, however, whispers seductively: “But what if this is it? What if this is the first step on your path to fame and glory? It couldn’t hurt to find out, could it? And honestly, what’s the worst that could happen!?” Want to find out?

Streamer
Neurodivergent
Voice Actor

3 years on StartPlaying

46 games hosted

Highly rated for: Voices, Storytelling, Creativity

Additional Details

How to prepare

Players will need a Roll20 and Discord account to play, as well as a decent quality headset/microphone. Video is optional. I recommend players dig deep when it comes to their character backstories and their ties to Waterdeep and it's inhabitants. This really helps with immersion and it gives me the fuel I need to craft something unique and meaningful for your character! I will be providing content consent forms to get a feel for what topics/themes are not to be included in our run of the module and I recommend filling this out before Session 1.

What I provide

As the Game Master, I bring a wealth of resources to ensure a rich and immersive experience for my players. Here's what you can expect: A dedicated Discord server with channels for RP, Character Details, Player Feedback, and General Banter. This allows for easy communication between players, as well as a space to explore your character's backstory and goals. Curated music playlists that enhance the different moods and atmospheres we'll encounter throughout the game. From eerie soundscapes to intense battle music, the right music can really bring a scene to life. A Roll20 Pro subscription, giving full compendium access to my players. This means that you will have access to all of my sourcebook purchases at any time through Roll20. No need to worry about not having a specific rulebook or reference material on hand - it's all at your fingertips. A passion for voice acting NPCs, roleplaying, and narrating an immersive experience to help you really feel like you're in Waterdeep. I strive to make every character unique and memorable, and to create a world that feels alive and full of intrigue and mystery. With these resources at our disposal, we can create a truly immersive and unforgettable experience in the urban setting of the City of Splendours. So come prepared to become caught up in the frantic race to fins the Hoard of Dragons!

Gameplay details

Get ready for an immersive urban adventure like no other in Waterdeep: Dragon Heist! In this module, the sprawling City of Splendors becomes your playground, where character backstories and player choices truly matter and shape the course of the story. Our game heavily focuses on roleplay, allowing you to step into the shoes of your characters and take the initiative on how to navigate the labyrinthine streets of Waterdeep. The city offers endless possibilities as you decide where to spend your time, which factions to align with, and which mysteries to uncover. Your choices will have a meaningful impact on the unfolding narrative, ensuring a dynamic and personalized experience for every player. We will utilize safety tools to create a comfortable and inclusive gaming environment. Open lines of communication, respect, and consent remain paramount, fostering an atmosphere where everyone can engage in a collaborative storytelling experience. Whether you find yourself mingling with the influential nobles of the city, forging unlikely alliances with street urchins, or deciphering cryptic clues left behind by secretive organizations, the power to shape the destiny of Waterdeep lies within your hands. Through our chosen platforms, such as Roll20 and Discord, we will have the necessary tools at our disposal to seamlessly bring the adventure to life. Maps, visuals, character sheets, voice and video communication, and dedicated channels for roleplay, character details, and player feedback will enhance your immersion in the vibrant world of Waterdeep. Join us in the bustling City of Splendors and embark on a thrilling journey filled with intrigue, mystery, and the chance to uncover unimaginable riches. The fate of Waterdeep rests in your hands. Are you ready to undertake the Dragon Heist? I have a zero tolerance policy for sexual violence/aggression against NPC's or Player Characters and this will result in an immediate ban without refund.

Content warnings

    (none)

Safety tools used
  • Breaks
  • Monte Cook RPG Consent Checklist
  • Session 0
  • Stars and Wishes
How will character creation work

You and I will work on creating a level 1 character that's both exciting for you to play and suited to the setting and theme of the module in a private voice call. We'll be jumping into Roll20 together to create your interactive character sheet before we get started with the module and I am open and encouraging of all character ideas/backstories etc. If you're familiar with Roll20's character creation then I will happily make you a blank character sheet that you can build yourself!

Players can expect

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

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