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Court of Blades – Of Pride and Prejudice

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Court of Blades – Of Pride and Prejudice

Forged in the Dark on Discord, Roll20

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  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

Price per player-session

About the adventure

A Forged in the Dark game of Nobility, Privilege and Intrigue (From the Court of Blades Website) Court of Blades takes place in the vibrant, fantasy renaissance city-state of Ilrien, in a world populated by scheming nobles, court magicians, and dashing duelists. As a noble retainer, you will engage in the polite civil warfare of the great families. You will host lavish balls, and manipulate the courts, uncover the plots of your rivals, protect the city from arcane dangers, manage your own intrigues and personal scandals, leverage your reputations, connections, and so much more.

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34 years as a TTRPG player

28 years as a Game Master

3 games hosted

Brings A wide ranging library of games, from ancient editions of AD&D and Vampire the Masquerade, to more modern games like Heart the City Beneath and EAT THE REICH. to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

Make sure you have access to; - A working Mic - A Discord account - A Roll20 Account Optionally you may want to: - Have a webcam - Read through some Shakespeare - Practice your Rapier wit!

What I provide

Roll20 VTT. Background Music and sound effects. A variety of NPC voices and mannerism.

Gameplay details

We will be using the safety tools on Roll20 and there will be a discussion about lines and veils during session zero and there will be a check in at the start an end of each session.

Content warnings


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

Choose a Playbook When you choose a Playbook, you are choosing a set of special abilities, which your character can use to break the rules governing everyone else. • The Bravo is a dashing sworn-sword, quick of wit and unmatched in combat. • The Hawk is a dangerous bounty hunter, menacing and unflappable in the face of danger. • The Eye is a master agent and infiltrator, cannier than a skulk of foxes and just as hard to catch. • The Couth is a street-wise wildcard, lucky or dangerous enough to rise from the gutter. • The Knack is a magical expert, gifted with arcane power and knowledge of the hidden world. •The Key is a social mastermind, crafting arguments and devices with ease. Choose a House to Serve The House you serve determines your coterie’s modus operandi. What one house would consider a smart move; another house may consider ill-advised. •House Corvetto - The oldest known house in Ilrien, House Corvetto ismysterious, tyrannical, and feared. • House Battalia - The watchtower of Ilrien, House Battalia won the freedom of Ilrien in The Last War. They are noble, vigilant, and honorable. • House Bastien - Champion of the people, House Bastien is loved by the common folk and only tolerated by the other Houses of the Esultare at best. • House Lovell - The socialites of the Esultare, House Lovell makes it their business to know everything about everyone. After all, knowledge is power. • House Al-Mari - Fearsome mercenary princes from across the sea, they’ve staked their claim by sheer power and force of will. • House Elanda - The most powerful merchant family in the greatest city the world has ever known, House Elanda deals in goods and fiore, carefully guarding its reputation

Players can expect

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

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