Deadwinter: Unholy Night

Deadwinter: Unholy Night

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Discord, Roll20, Foundry VTT

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  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

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About the adventure

In the world of Obscura, the holiday of Deadwinter, known to the wealthy and nobles as Wheelturn, marks the longest night of the year and the start of the new year. It's usually a day of cheer and celebration and gift giving. It's a cheery day full of time spent with the family and merriment and lots of drinking. But not this year. Not not for the Stillbrooke family. When dark figures of Deadwinter descend on their home this jolly day quickly becomes a fight for their lives and an attempt to survive the night. Deadwinter: Unholy Night is a Dungeons and Dragons horror one shot set in my homebrew world - Obscura. In this one shot you will play the children of the Stillbrooke family, granted unique gifts by a strange figure, trying to survive this night of terror. The entire session will take place inside and outside of the Stillbrooke home. Can you last still the sunrise?


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Additional Details

How to prepare

As we are running through discord I will not require webcams however mics will be used so I ask that players be respectful of other players and not have side conversations or anything like that. We will play on foundry or roll20, whichever everyone is more comfortable with. I will require character sheets to be filled out and for you to know your characters abilities, attacks, spells and all that. I would prefer if you send me a copy of the character sheet for my own reference as well but it’s not necessary. If you can bring character art ahead of time so I can create a token/mini for you that would be preferable.

What I provide

Unfortunately at this time I can provide nothing extra other than an enjoyable and fun experience

Gameplay details

This game is a horror/dark fantasy setting. There will be some themes that not all players may be comfortable with. Before playing I will discuss with each player what themes they are okay with and put a system in place if something becomes too much for them so we can shift gears and keep all players feeling comfortable. If you are wanting to play to take advantage of or assault player characters/NPCs I can ask that you discuss that with myself or the player in question, consent is the most important thing and no means no. I will remove players who make others uncomfortable. Safety Tools: Before the game I will discuss each players lines and veils to better help me understand the limits of each player. During the game I will implement the X, N, O cards. We will discuss what these are during session zero but should the content of the game become too much you can privately message me one of those cards and we will proceed or change course accordingly. You can also privately message me that something is too much for you. I also implement an open door policy. If you need to walk away for a few minutes for any reason just privately message me so I am aware but you can take a short break whenever you need for any reason. We will take a 15 to 20 minute break each session so people can unwind, refill drinks or snacks and use the bathroom as needed. After the game, if something happened that you would like to see less of you can privately message me and I will adjust the following sessions accordingly as needed. I will never share your lines and veils or what made you uncomfortable with any of the other players.

Content warnings


Safety tools used


How will character creation work

With character creation for this one shot I do have some limitations on what i expect for the story. All of the PCs should be human children. Classes will still be a thing and explained in game. You can create your characters beforehand and roll stat although i will ask you refrain from picking weapons or special equipment or magic items until we are in game. If you have an idea of what you would want feel free to message me and I will see what we can do to accommodate that. I am open to homebrew content as long as I am able to go over it beforehand so I can tell you whether it would fit or not.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: Medium
  • Puzzles: Low
  • Experience Level: Open to all

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