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Blades in the Dark - Welcome to the Playground

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Blades in the Dark - Welcome to the Playground

Blades in the Dark on Discord, Roll20

Price per player-session
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  • Duration: 2.5 to 5 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

Price per player-session

About the adventure

Amidst the maelstrom of factions contained within the corrupt and haunted city of Doskvol, a crew of desperate newcomers with nothing to lose and everthing to gain will use whatever means they can think of to build a reputation, carve out their own piece of territory and attempt to keep their enemies from destroying them.

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Additional Details

How to prepare

Players only need a mic, though they are also free to use a webcam if comfortable doing so. A basic understanding of the rules is appreciated, though not a dealbreaker as I can provide useful handouts that detail the mechanics of the game. No software is required to be installed in order to play.

What I provide

I will provide handouts, maps and illustrations. Physical dice are not required.

Gameplay details

Before I accept any players, I will interview all perspective players, go over basic lines and veils and provide a document in which they can list additional lines and veils. Once the majority of players have completed said document, I will comprise them into one master sheet which will be avaliable for everyone to view. Session 0 will include restating the lines and veils and explaining that breaking the lines and veils may lead to players being expelled from the group, especially in cases of malicious intent to cause upset to other players. After session, I leave a 20 minute time slot for players to express their feelings, decompress and voice what they did or did not enjoy, so the group can move forward with comfort. My X,N&O cards are messaged either directly to myself if they player would prefer to remain anonymous or can be said outloud if the player feels comfortable.

Content warnings


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

Character creation will be handled between the player and myself before game or during session 0. Session 0 will also include all players creating interpersonal relationships between the characters (i.e. rivals, long time friends, strangers brought together by circumstance) and deciding on their starting position and crew details.

Players can expect

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

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