Take Down the Corrupt and Powerful! Blades in the Dark PBP!

Blades in the Dark on Discord, Text/Play by Post, Theater of the Mind

Blades in the Dark


Text/Play by Post

About the adventure

Play by Post on Discord! Players are only charged when joining in the Heist, not weekly. — Steal from and sabotage the elite factions of Duskwall! — Push your physical, mental and financial resources to the edge! — Expand your crew’s influence and reputation! — Face challenging choices as we explore your character's storyline! The start of something new calls out, but will it bring fortune or ruin in its wake? The influences of new technology, arcane forces, and otherworldly beings woven throughout Duskwall fuels gang wars as the constant darkness of this land conceals their unlawful activities. Welcome to the Guild!

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How to prepare

Access to discord is all you need for play by post! No video/audio needed. I will teach the basics to start playing quickly. Players will be charged the game fee when their character starts the next heist, not during the preparation or plotting phase. No weekly charges.

What I provide

I bring the world of Duskwall and its many factions and citizenry to life! Exciting heists, fun puzzles, and quirky NPCs.

Gameplay details

Learn by playing! Players will have more agency over the story than typical D&D games. Character flashbacks, backstory, and additions to the lore of the world will be highly encouraged. Players should lead with narrative actions first rather than limit themselves by their character abilities or stats. "How would my character like to accomplish this goal?" instead of "What skills/spells/abilities are on my character sheet to accomplish this goal?" GM will have regular check ins with players via an out of character channel and through discord direct messaging.

Content warnings
  • Ableism
  • Alcoholism
  • Alcohol Use
  • Blood
  • Body Horror
  • Character Death
  • Classism
  • Controlling Parents
  • Death
  • Drowning
  • Drugs (addiction, use, withdrawal)
  • Fire
  • Guns
  • Hostages
  • Human Trafficking (adult only)
  • Illness
  • Language/Cursing
  • Lifechanging Injury
  • Mind alteration
  • Mind Control
  • Murder
  • Pandemic
  • Paralyzation
  • Police Brutality
  • PTSD
  • Scars
  • Self-Harm
  • Snakes
  • Suffocation
  • Trauma
  • Violence
  • Warfare
Safety tools used
  • Breaks
  • Debriefing
  • Lines and Veils
  • Open Door
  • Session 0
  • Stars and Wishes
How will character creation work

1. The Character Builder Tutorial: Collaborative character creation where players bring their favorite character traits and the GM will build their character sheet around how they want to play. 2. If you are already familiar with Blades in the Dark, you are welcome to bring a pre-built character sheet. 3. GM can provide pre-built characters for players who want to jump in to the action!

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: High
  • Puzzles: High
  • Experience Level: Beginner

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Price per player-session
You will be charged when a session starts


  • Duration: 4 to 4.5 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: Beginner
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