The Threat from the Deep | Critical Role & Ghosts of Saltmarsh
Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Foundry VTT
Dungeons & Dragons 5e
About the adventure
Come aboard, as we set sail for an adventure of a lifetime: 🌊 A hidden enemy plots to sweep coastal cities! 😈 Cultists have infiltrated the government! 🤷🏻♀️ Nobody suspects a thing ❔ Can you stop the tide of chaos and destruction? ========================== Nestled on an ocean coast is Stilben, a sleepy town "lovingly" nicknamed the Rotted Lot. Unbeknownst to its inhabitants, this swampy port sits on the precipice of destruction. Two crime syndicates vie for power, and the townsfolk are too busy looking the other way. No-one sees that, beneath the waves, an unseen threat gathers, plotting to destroy coastal cities of Exandria in the name of a mad Betrayer god, the Chained Oblivion. And Stilben is the first on the list... ========================== What to expect: 🔹 Compelling, high-stakes story with you at its center 🔹 Exhilarating combat against cunning foes 🔹 Breathtaking exploration in ocean environments 🔹 Shared spotlight and plenty of room for roleplay and character development 🔹 One-of-a-kind magic items that grow with your character 🔹 Passionate and experienced Gamemaster ========================== The adventure goes to level 13. The campaign is set in Exandria — a lovingly crafted, diverse and welcoming setting featured in The Legend of Vox Machina and Critical Role. No prior familiarity with either is required: anyone will feel at home here. The story is split into two arcs with an overarching motive, accommodating both short- and long-term players. Join us in the fight for the future of the world!! ========================== 🌟 What do players say about my games? ◆ "TL;DR: 10/10!" — Belmont ◆ "What really struck me about Danil is how professional he was in all the ways you want a GM to be" — Alex ◆ "The stories he weaves are genuinely easy to connect with and fascinating" — Manish ◆ "Danil puts a lot of effort into his game and it shows...Easily the best GM I've had when it comes to presentation" — Demi ◆ "Dedicated and methodical, and most of all, smart, able to think on his feet and adapt to players actions in a constructive way" — Carlos
Professional Game Master
Danil and Dragonshe/him
10 years as a TTRPG player
10 years as a Game Master
63 games hosted
Brings user-friendly Foundry VTT setup, shared sourcebooks, voice acting, beautiful battlemaps, immersive music, and a sprinkle of DM magic to the table
How to prepare
❔ New to the game, online play, or the virtual tabletop? All you need is a Discord account. Add me there and I will help you get started: DanilSundquist#9995. To experience the game at its fullest, you will need: ☑️ Discord account: https://discord.com (free) ☑️ D&D Beyond account: dndbeyond.com (free) ☑️ Internet Browser: Chrome, Firefox or Opera will work best ☑️ A microphone / headset with a mic ☑️ Stable internet ☑️ A quiet place to enjoy the game I will accommodate players who do not wish to use the virtual tabletop.
What I provide
My GM style: • Freedom of choice and shared narrative control • Living, breathing world that reacts to your actions • Believable NPCs with their own quirks, voices, motivations • Great pacing • Rules and tools mastery • Immersive descriptions • Atmospheric soundtracks and ambient sounds • Professionalism: punctual, flexible, respectful
🏛 A Perfect Balance of the Three Pillars: • Comfortable atmosphere with plenty of room for Roleplay, exploring backstories and character arcs. • High-stakes, fast-paced tactical Combat that features use of terrain, custom monsters, environmental hazards and alternative objectives • Exciting Exploration, with unique breathtaking locations, evocative descriptions and beautiful maps 👥 Table Behavior and Etiquette: • Trust, respect, cooperation, and communication are foundational • Out-of-the-box thinking and creativity are encouraged • Have fun, and let others have fun 🦺 Safety tools: • My tables are a diverse, safe, and welcoming environment • Zero-tolerance policy towards any form of harassment, abusive behavior, or discrimination, in and out of the game. 🎲 System Rules: • Rule of Cool + RAW = solid rules structure with plenty of room for creativity • Variant Rules for Naval Combat (Limithron's Guide to Naval Combat, shared with you after booking) • A few house rules to enhance pacing and facilitate roleplay: 1️⃣ Free feat at level 1 2️⃣ Short Rests take 10 minutes 3️⃣ Healing Potions are a Bonus Action to drink 4️⃣ If you use Vicious Mockery or Hideous Laughter and your joke/insult makes me laugh, the target gets no saving throw 5️⃣ Resurrection ritual (skill challenge)
- Alcohol Use
- Character Death
- Mind alteration
Safety tools used
- Lines and Veils
- Open Door
- Session 0
- Stars and Wishes
- X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work
New characters joining should be level 6 and will have a rare and an uncommon magic item (subject to DM's approval). You are encouraged to use the following source books, which I will share with you on D&D Beyond after booking: • Player's Handbook • Xanathar's Guide to Everything • Tasha's Cauldron of Everything • Monsters of Multiverse • Explorer's Guide to Wildemount • Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Reborn (on FVTT) Make sure your race, class & subclass options, spells, etc. come from one of those books. Restricted Options: • Races with innate flying speed, • Custom Lineage, • Clerics of Peace and Twilight Domains.
Players can expect
- Combat/Tactics: Medium
- Roleplay: High
- Puzzles: Low
- Experience Level: None
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