Learn to Play Dungeons & Dragons for New Players: Make and Play a New Character

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

Dungeons & Dragons 5e


Theater of the Mind

About the adventure

Hail to those who are new to Dungeons and Dragons! By being here now, you've taken your first step into a much larger world. Your life may never be the same again, but it will be better for it! In this 1-2 hour session, I'll walk you through the process of making your first Dungeons & Dragons character on DnDBeyond. Once characters are made, we will all go out on a short adventure, in which you'll learn the rules and be able to experience a little bit of each of the three "Pillars" of D&D: Roleplaying, Combat, and Exploration. Over the past 38 years, I've introduced literally hundreds of folks to Dungeons and Dragons. I'm annoyingly patient, and I believe that no question is too basic or silly.

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DM Bob Yo


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39 years as a TTRPG player

39 years as a Game Master

538 games hosted

Brings I bring access to the Legendary Bundle on D&D Beyond for my ongoing campaign players. I provide a Fantasy Grounds Ultimate license, so all you need to is download the software. I've curated hundreds of digital battlemaps, and I enjoy creating customized tokens for my players to use. to the table

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How to prepare

You'll need a microphone and the Discord software or app, as well as access to the website. You don't need your own dice unless you want to use them, which is perfectly OK with me.

What I provide

I'll bring four decades of D&D knowledge, a fondness for teaching the hobby to new players, and all of the extra stuff that should make our time together amazing.

Gameplay details

For the first 20-40 minutes, we will use the official Dungeons & Dragons website, D&D Beyond, to create characters. We'll then spend between 45 and 60 minutes playing your first game of Dungeons & Dragons.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Open Door
How will character creation work

I will guide players through the character creation process together during the game. You should create an account on DnDBeyond.coM prior to our time together.

Players can expect

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

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Price per player-session
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  • Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: Beginner
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