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Bitter Wind of Boreas - A 5e Adventure in Midgard's Frigid Northlands

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Bitter Wind of Boreas - A 5e Adventure in Midgard's Frigid Northlands

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Foundry VTT

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  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Beginner

Price per player-session

About the adventure

In the fjordlands of the North, running out of firewood doesn’t mean a chill night, but exposure to bone-wracking cold or a trip into the dark and dangerous forest for kindling. Everyone from king to lowly thrall must work hard daily to survive. A life of indolence is unheard of—and impossible without help from powerful magic. Work-shy characters aren’t just lazy; they’re ostracized as threats to the community. The threat of a cold, clattering death is imparted to all children, but surviving in Northern communities means one thing above all else; honor. Your reputation is everything. Warriors tell tales of old comrades and adventures, and skalds sing of deeds both valorous and vile. Passing news and gossip is a common pastime from thralls to kings. Desire for a good reputation compels men and women to acts of generosity, valor, and hospitality, while ill-repute is rightly feared and the taint of dishonor difficult to shed. Northlanders have a prickly sense of honor: A good name is all that remains after death, so most people don’t just want to do the right thing, they want to be seen doing it.

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Brings Use of Foundry VTT, All official D&D 5e & P2e published material, Valda's Spire of Secrets, Kobold Press published works to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

You will need the following; -A headset -A discord account -A computer with a mouse rather than just a touchpad (mouse is very necessary for navigating Foundry VTT) -A free account at the Forge(, the site I use to host my games Dice rolling and character building will all happen within the virtual tabletop.

What I provide

I will bring the full power of Froundry VTT. Other than the materials listed above, it will be all we need.

Gameplay details

Surviving in the North requires grit and gumption. Characters will all have a 7th ability score; honor. You will be called on to make honor checks and saving throws when your word is questioned and when your rivals challenge you. Your position in your community depends on "honorable" actions and heroic deeds.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Lines and Veils
  • Session 0
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

Character creation and discussion of safety tools will be done during session 0. Here are a few parameters to get you thinking about a character concept; -Level 3 -Races: Dwarf, Human, Trollkin, Goliath, Ravenfolk, Bearfolk, Winterfolk Halfings, kobold -Classes: Any except artificer, monk, gunslinger, and craftsman, including those that appear in Valda's Spire of Secrets -No multiclassing

Players can expect

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

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