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D&D 5E Waterdeep: Dragon Heist (For Beginner to Intermediate Players) With Your Host, GM Mr Patrick!

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D&D 5E Waterdeep: Dragon Heist (For Beginner to Intermediate Players) With Your Host, GM Mr Patrick!

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Discord, Zoom, Theater of the Mind

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

$40.00

Information

  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: None

Price per player-session
$40.00

About the adventure

Here it is! One of the currently best-reviewed introductory campaigns for the 5th Edition of the World's Greatest Roleplaying Game: "Waterdeep: Dragon Heist." Don't worry, though, you're not going to steal a dragon. Well, not the fire-breathing kind, anyway. In the port city of Waterdeep, City of Splendors, gold coins are called dragons. There are a half million of them hidden away somewhere in the city, and some very powerful people want them all. What will YOU do when your character gets caught up in all this derring-do? Both beginning and experienced players are welcome. Dragon Heist takes your characters from 1st to 5th level, which will probably take us about ten 4-hour gaming sessions, and can be followed up with Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage if you like, which will take your character on up to 15th level or beyond! The Session Zero for this game (ie: the first session where we get to know one another, introduce our characters, and get familiar with the rules/technology/and play style of the game) is HALF THE LISTED PRICE! Let's play some D&D!

Professional Game Master

C. Patrick

he/him

43 Reviews

Podcaster
Published Writer
Teacher/Educator

44 years as a TTRPG player

44 years as a Game Master

73 games hosted

Brings Zoom, Discord, and Roll20, plus most of the player resources for D&D 5E on DnD Beyond. Oh, and a whole lotta improv skills. to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

You'll need a webcam and mic so we can see and hear you (the former is not required, but nice if you can). We will use Discord for pre- and post-game conversations, Zoom for video and audio, and Roll20 for maps. Character creation will be done via DnD Beyond. Links will be included in the prep materials you'll receive after signing up. And don't worry if you aren't familiar with one or any of those: I'll be happy to walk you through using the tech.

What I provide

I'll bring the story, background music, maps, and nearly everything else you'll need to play. If you have a character portrait you'd like to use for the game, put it on the Faces channel for the game on the Discord server and I'll make a token for use with our maps. The Discord channel is also a good place for in-character conversations or detailing what-my-character-did-between-sessions summaries.

Gameplay details

D&D is the grandsire of roleplaying games, offering opportunities to play heroic characters in fantastical settings. Games tend to include quite a bit of combat, but also have many opportunities for roleplaying and interactions between player characters (PCs) and non-player characters (NPCs) alike. We'll use Dnd Beyond for character creation (using the Standard character creation method). Once you join the campaign, you'll have access to a variety of sourcebooks that I share on DnD Beyond with my gamers. Players bringing in characters later in the campaign will start with characters of a level comparable to those already in the game and we'll all work together to come up with a reason for the new characters to be incorporated into the group. Because we are a diverse group of individuals with differing life experiences, and therefore we cannot be certain that what one person finds innocuous another person won't find horrifying, we'll be incorporating gaming Safety Tools into gameplay. We'll talk about these tools, such as Lines/Veils/and the use of the X-Card during our Session Zero meet-and-greet, character finalization, and introductory experience.

Content warnings

    (none)

Safety tools used

    (none)

How will character creation work

I'll provide pre-generated characters. We can spend some time before the game if you want to tweak the attribute pairs an/or specializations. Then we'll get right into the slaughter.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: High
  • Puzzles: Medium
  • Experience Level: None

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