Curse of Strahdanya
Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Roll20, Discord
About the adventure
The rolling mists of Barovia claim another party of adventurers as they descend into the realm of Countess Strahdanya von Zarovich. Danger lies around every corner in this unforgiving land. Vampires, demons, and werewolves rove the dark forests. Villagers huddle in their homes around dying fires for safety. And above it all the eternal vampiric warlord Strahd watches from the spires of castle Ravenloft. Will you free this land from its dismal fate or will your souls join the rest at the feet of the Countess? Curse of Strahd(anya) is a gothic horror D&D campaign meant for mature players. It is a sandbox format set entirely within the valley of Barovia, a land held captive by the vampire Strahdanya von Zarovich. Players can discover this land in any order they choose while still getting the experience of the overarching plot as you are pitted against the first of vampires herself. Most of the game is roleplay-based but there will also be difficult combat so players of all types can enjoy. All are welcome and I can't wait to start playing!
How to prepare
Players should have a Roll20 account, a discord account, and a decent quality microphone to communicate over discord. Webcam is optional. I will also ask that players have an image to represent your character (it can be a placeholder until the campaign officially begins) so that I can give you a token in time for Session 1. I will meet personally with each player prior to Session 1 to discuss character creation and expectations for the campaign.
What I provide
I will provide a discord server for communication and use Roll20 for dice rolls and maps.
Curse of Strahd is a gothic horror campaign and will thus be an intense experience containing a multitude of potentially distressing themes. Players will complete a consent checklist prior to the beginning of the campaign so that the game may be tailored for everyone's comfort. Additionally, the X-N-O card system will be implemented for anything not caught by the filter of the original checklist. We're here to traumatize the characters, not the players.
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How will character creation work
Characters will begin at level 3 and will be created prior to Session 1. Milestone leveling will be used, so that as characters overcome certain challenges or progress in questlines they will become stronger. All official D&D source material is approved.
Players can expect
- Combat/Tactics: Medium
- Roleplay: High
- Puzzles: Low
- Experience Level: Open to all
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