Curse of Strahd: Into the Realm of Dread
Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Discord, Roll20, Theater of the Mind, Zoom
About the adventure
In a far off land, mist swirls through the streets of forgotten towns that lost the luxury of hope generations ago. Wolves howl in the distance not out of hunger, but out of ferocity and pride. Within shadows, unknown creatures patiently watch villagers as if prey, and wait for their right moment. It is a land permeated by despair and fear. Meanwhile, in the distance and from his castle, Count Strahd Von Zarovich bares his fangs as he smiles. It's all exactly as he has always wished. ___________________________ Curse of Strahd is a horror-driven full-length campaign for Dungeons & Dragons 5e that tells the story of heroes that have been brought to a land of horrors with one goal in mind: Kill the vampiric lord known as Strahd von Zarovich. In doing this, you will bring hope and light back to a land that forgot those concepts centuries ago. This campaign is extremely open-ended, allowing players to pursue their path to defeating Strahd in any order they wish. Get to know the townsfolk and better connect with their plight, or charge straight into abandoned temples to learn the wicked secrets within. Define your personal approach and motivations for defeating Strahd. Be careful, however: the devil has many spies, and he is always watching...
How to prepare
Players are asked to have the following: - Roll20 Account - Microphone - Webcam (optional) - Discord (optional) Any game materials such as dice, character sheets, or books, are up to you.
What I provide
For my part, I will be providing access to Roll20, ALL character creation options for D&D Beyond, temporary access to all relevant reading material, dice rollers, and private Discord access (Upon request).
This campaign features a blend of exploration, roleplay, and combat. To triumph, adventurers will first need to understand the full reach of Strahd's evil. This includes traditional combat, discovering lost secrets of the land, and roleplaying through incredibly tense and delicate situations. One session, you may find yourself fighting werewolves to save your own life. The next, you'll be sitting across the dinner table in Strahd's castle, sharing wine with the devil himself. Which situation is deadlier? Only time will tell. All aspects of TTRPGs come into play in this land, and one never knows what each session will bring. Be prepared for anything. NOTE: In the Dungeons & Dragons community, there are various approaches to DMing. Please note that my personal goal is NOT to "crush my players". I am rooting for you. I want you to win! But... I want you to know you've earned it. You will need to wrench victory from the tight grip of Strahd, but it is my hope you succeed.
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How will character creation work
You can create a character beforehand, or we can create characters together with my guidance and input. The traditional pre-game meetup (known as Session Zero), is provided for free. Do what makes you comfortable!
Players can expect
- Combat/Tactics: Medium
- Roleplay: Medium
- Puzzles: Low
- Experience Level: Open to all
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