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Deadlands: Private Game

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Deadlands: Private Game

Deadlands on Discord, Roll20

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

$25.00

Information

  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Beginner

Price per player-session
$25.00

About the adventure

A custom Deadlands game by players request, using Deadlands: Reloaded (Savage Worlds: Adventures Edition).

Professional Game Master

Elizabeth

she/they

46 Reviews

LGBTQ+

13 years as a TTRPG player

13 years as a Game Master

255 games hosted

Brings The rulebooks for the game I'm running, dice, endless imagination. to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

Since the players are going to be new to the system, going over the rules is a helpful start, but not actually required for the very first session (if we go the route of the one shot primer, if we go right to character creation knowing the rules will help a lot more). Players will need Discord and roll20 accounts. Character sheets and dice will be handled digitally. Honestly, what would probably best prepare players is watching a Western or two (especially a horror Western) to get in the mood, and maybe brush up on a little American history (though Deadlands will deviate from that).

What I provide

I'll bring the rules (and copies for the players), a prepared scenario, imagination, and enthusiasm. Also digital dice and other tools to make gameplay smooth.

Gameplay details

Sessions will be focused around investigation and action as the player posse tries to handle the grim beasties haunting the wild west. The early sessions will focus on teaching the rules through play, and establishing a collective tone and focus into a fun and comfortable experience for the whole group. As a horror game in a historical setting the game will likely include gore, body horror, macabre circumstances, and bigotry. As a pulp game that last may be downplayed or out of focus unless the players wish to engage with stories of oppression more directly. In addition, I do implement the X card system to make sure players feel safe and we're not overstepping bounds as we delve into horror scenarios.

Content warnings

    (none)

Safety tools used

    (none)

How will character creation work

I'm going to prepare some premade characters if players would like to learn to play through a one shot. If players prefer to get right into making characters we can start there, or else do it after the one shot has made people more comfortable with the game. I'm expecting to spend some time in session helping people with characters, but if people create them beforehand then I can review them beforehand and we can get right to the action!

Players can expect

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

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