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DM-Ethan's Advent of the Mother God

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

Dungeons & Dragons 5e


Theater of the Mind

About the adventure

This is a homebrew adventure taking us all the way from level 1 to level 12. At level 12, there's an option to continue all the way to 20 or start a new campaign. This game is in the Silver Marches area of the Forgotten Realms ( and we're around the same time period as the most recent WotC published adventure paths. Sightings of strange beasts, storm clouds obscuring the sky, and tales of divine magic failing are some of the major rumors floating around. This is a bit of a sandbox to start, with lots of opportunity to roleplay with NPCs and your fellow party members. We'll have dungeons here and there, lots of small-scale, intense, tactical battles on battlemaps, and some theater of the mind non-combat encounters. The main drives this campaign is suited for are: * narrative-focused * challenging but fair combat * freedom of expression * lose yourself in a fantasy world

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DM Ethan


17 Reviews

20 years as a TTRPG player

20 years as a Game Master

100 games hosted

Brings Voices, Discord, Tableplop (VTT), battle maps, tailored narratives, D&D Beyond campaign, dynamic combat to the table

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How to prepare

Sign up first required Voice only for Discord (invitation after signing up) Login (free) to the virtual tabletop (invitation after signing up) Send character sheet to DM before first session (e.g. pdf, dndbeyond link, scan of hand-written notes, etc.)

What I provide

When you game with me, you can expect believable NPCs with their own goals, voice, ideals, and (sometimes) issues. Your success and failures will be based on YOUR choices. You can expect a compelling, typically time-sensitive, overarching narrative that will be revealed piece by piece as you advance in levels and uncover more and more secrets. But you will have to balance that with a littering of side-quests, red-herrings, optional dungeons, character arcs, and legendary treasures/locations. You’ll have voiced NPCs, background music for added immersion (or you can mute it), hand-drawn maps, fantastical locations, universe-moving plots, and a healthy dose of challenging, dynamic combat.

Gameplay details

- homebrew, high stakes adventures - homebrew monsters & NPCs - Living world that responds to the players actions - Tie in character backstories whenever able/requested - Challenging, dynamic combat (run up and swing for 3 rounds? You won’t find that here) - GOOD and/or RELUCTANT heroes - I really cheer for the PC’s successes, not so much when they’re evil murderers - Level 1 to probably around 12-15, then we can look at either continuing high-level, or starting fresh - Very knowledgeable of 5e rules (by heart), happy to teach, and I tend to err on the side of the players

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How will character creation work

- 5E, level 1 start, standard array (NEW CHARACTERS WE ARE @ LEVEL THREE NOW) - Materials: WOTC-published, homebrew on case-by-case basis

Players can expect

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

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DM-Ethan's Advent of the Mother God

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Price per player-session
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  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: Open to all
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