Tales of an Ancient Forest | All Ages and All Skill Levels
Dungeons & Dragons 5e, Tales of the Valiant on D&D Beyond, Discord, Roll20
Price per player-session
About the adventure
This is an all ages table, where multigenerational play is encouraged! (minors must have an adult present) The campaign focuses on exploration in the ancient forest of the Margreve in this fabulous setting from my imagination and Kobold Press. Strap in, fight what lurks in the shadows, take a rest at an enchanting Inn, and make your mark on the forest older than time itself. ⚔️Beginner Friendly! This game is built especially for a brand-new player, and you will be delighted with a GM who has a sincere passion for teaching folks. If you have been looking to play Dungeons and Dragons, are short on time, and need help figuring out where to start, here is your chance! In this game, you can expect to: 🔷Learn Dungeons and Dragons gameplay and concepts from 1-10! 🔷Experience a fully realized ancient forest, with Inns, critters, and all sorts of surprises along the way 🔷Engage in immersive and character-driven roleplay in a high fantasy setting akin to brothers Grimm tales 🔷Face challenging but fair encounters that require strategy and teamwork 🔷Foster deep relationships with NPCs and other players through collaborative storytelling in a family-friendly environment Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore the world, meet new friends, and become a hero in your own right. Sign up today and let the adventure begin! Art used with permission, c Dean Spencer Art
How to prepare
✔️A computer capable of running web-based programs ✔️Decent internet access ✔️Audio input (a headset/good microphone) ✔️Discord (free download or browser-based) ✔️Roll20 account (free) downloaded from the chrome store
What I provide
☑️ Shareable content in Roll20 for character creation from allowed sourcebooks from both WotC and Kobold Press ☑️ A living, breathing world to explore ☑️ Robust NPCs with quality voice acting ☑️ A sincere passion for tabletop roleplaying games and shared storytelling
🗣️Fights Matter, and Roleplay is emphasized: There will be plenty of combat, but note that my games generally feature a high level of roleplay between party members and NPCs of the world. Roleplay and dramatic storytelling are emphasized. Make a character that is both fun to play and play with. 🔋We promote a positive and safe place to play together: I aim for an immersive experience where players work together and look forward to playing with each other each week. Do what your character would do, but never at the expense of others. To be blunt, if you are a jerk, gatekeeper, bigot, cheater, are over competitive, power game to the point of rules exploits, hog the spotlight, or a bad sport, this is not the table for you. PVP is not allowed. No Evil Characters. Respect narrative consent and be a team player. Problematic play of any kind is not tolerated. 🦺Content Warning and Safety: This adventure features themes of cannibalism, body horror, gore, adult-themed cults, unholy rituals, physical restraint, murder, death, undeath, decay, sacrifice, rats, crawling insects, and other terrible things. You play epic heroes fighting against these forces. The campaign does not contain explicit sexuality, sexual assault, systemic racism, homophobia, or transphobia. Allegories of racial prejudice have been cut from the official setting, and scenes encountering enslaved people have been minimized or cut out completely. Safety system based on the TTRPG Safety Toolkit by Kienna Shaw and Lauren Bryant-Monk utilizing Red X, Yellow N, and Green O cards built into the VTT. 📐Expect a game that follows Rules as Written (RAW), but note flavor is free. Some of the house rules you should know about: Healing potions took as a bonus action No flanking for advantage Any PC can use scrolls with an Arcana check If you are playing a class with summons, keep a maximum of four (4) Luck system replaces inspiration (from Black Flag packet 2) ⛔Zero tolerance policy for harassment or discrimination based on race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, etc. DM reserves the right to remove a player immediately if violating any of the ground rules.
Safety tools used
- Lines and Veils
- Stars and Wishes
- X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work
I aim to provide an enjoyable RPG experience for everyone at the table. Character creation should be emphasized not to create invincible, video-game-type characters that always succeed and can never die - but to play something fun and fun to play WITH. If you are new to DnD and want to pick a pre-generated character, go for it! Pregens are available in Roll20, and I will help you choose one that fits your needs. If you don’t want a pre-generated character but don’t know where to start, I will help you create a character that will be fun to play. In session zero or one-on-one meetings, we work together to pick race, class, and abilities to match your playstyle and preferences. For those familiar with character creation and want to start making your PC, the creation details are listed in full in the setting primer: Note you may use the optional custom lineage for stat selection. Stats are Point Buy or Standard Array. No rolled stats. You can create your character using nearly anything from: The Players Handbook, Xanathar’s Guide to Everything, Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything, and Mordenkainen Presents Monsters of the Multiverse, as most options will be compatible with the setting. You are encouraged to pick setting-specific races and classes published by Kobold Press; from the Midgard Heroes Handbook, Margreve Players Guide, and the Southlands Players Guide.
Players can expect
- Combat/Tactics: Medium
- Roleplay: High
- Puzzles: Low
- Experience Level: None
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