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Curse of Strahd (Beginner friendly! Grim, Dark, Gothic Horror) 3

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Curse of Strahd (Beginner friendly! Grim, Dark, Gothic Horror) 3

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on D&D Beyond, Discord, Roll20

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  • Duration: 2.5 to 3.5 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

Price per player-session

About the adventure

šŸŒ™ Grim, dark, horror setting? āœ”ļø šŸ§› Legendary vampire villain, Strahd? āœ”ļø ā˜ ļø Unforgiving landscape? āœ”ļø āŒ Real life drama? Scheduling headaches? āŒ Barovia, dark domain of dread ruled by an enigmatic ruler by the name of Lord Strahd von Zarovich, both spoken of in only whispers on the Sword Coast. You and your party were simply looking to rest in a tavern in Daggerford when a wealthy, mysterious visitor with an invitation openly speaks of Barovia, and invites you to visit... --- During session 0, we will create characters and discuss rules, but before you join, know my #1 rule: Don't be a jerk! Really, that's the only rule that matters. DM does have all content available on D&D Beyond (which we will be using for character sheets) and using Roll20 VTT (easiest to use!) [[ "I am the Ancient, I am the Land. My beginnings are lost in the darkness of the past. I am not dead. Nor am I alive. I am undead, forever." - Passage from the Tome of Strahd ]]

Professional Game Master

GM Ron Carr

37 Reviews

DMs Guild Writer
Published Writer
Voice Actor
Women/Femme Identifying
Game Designer

15 years as a TTRPG player

15 years as a Game Master

211 games hosted

Brings Discord, D&D Beyond, Roll20, DungeonFog to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

Working microphone required (and minimal background noise). If new players, have a basic, general understanding of rules, but I (and I'm sure all players) will help out with rules questions. No need to prepare characters with sheets beforehand. We will set up Roll20, and D&D Beyond on the first session.

What I provide

I'll bring D&D Beyond (have all sourcebooks), virtual minis, VTT maps, etc.

Gameplay details

Reasonable discussions of dark and horror topics will be involved in the module. This game is aimed at mature adults, and players are expected to behave as such (i.e., be respectful and don't be a jerk).

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Breaks
  • Open Door
  • Session 0
  • Stars and Wishes
How will character creation work

Character creation will go as follows: Players can make a character with complete backstory if they wish; Players can use an elevated standard array of 17, 15, 13, 12, 10, 8; All non-human races get a feat level 1; Game will start at level 3, and we will be rolling for HP in the first session with GM (no exceptions); First half hour or so of first session will be completing characters and getting this set up on D&D Beyond and Roll20. DM will gladly help any player create characters and help create backstories. I do this because I love it, so I would love to help in any way that I can! Pregens are available as well.

Players can expect

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

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