Astal Adventurers Guild: From Novice to Hero!
Dungeons & Dragons 5e, Homebrew Game on D&D Beyond, Discord, Roll20, Theater of the Mind
Dungeons & Dragons 5e
About the adventure
The kingdom of Astal, a small nation on a tempestuous peninsula, is little known or recognized by the outside world. People there live out their lives with little regard for glory or the tales of heroes. They know from a pained history that being seduced into heroics can carry a heavy price. Many an adventurer has been lost to the dark and wild places of Astal, never to be seen again, with even well-traveled paths and roads known for being infested with beasts, monsters, and of course a bandit gang or twelve. The nobility keeps power, peace and prosperity only by the thinnest thread. The legend of the Astalian Adventurers Guild, once the pride of the land, has long fallen from the lips of bards and writers, languishing in obscurity, until the Sovereign Council ordered their return to the business of training heroes once more. For the glory, honor, and foremost, safety of Astal. You are fledgling adventurers starting off on your first travels! Find your courage to face evil, monsters, poltics and intrigue alike. Seems like an easy job for a newbie. This is a campaign starting at lvl 1.
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Brings Dndbeyond, along with the basic(and more) lorebooks, Maps, and of course a fun and not too serious DM style to the table
How to prepare
Discord for voice chat, I've had it be the most reliable. you will also need a mic. Roll 20 for the VTT, for now its quick and works well The browser expansion Beyond 20, to make things a bit easier using multiple apps All these sites are free, and discord you can even use on your phone if you don't have good connection on your laptop or PC You have the choice to create characters beforehand, or during the mission 0 All of these you can get without paying
What I provide
DnD Beyond, with the majority of the source books. I can also help with character token creation
AAG is a campaign that is combat and exploration forward but also well rounded with role play. There will be tons of exploring, monsters to fight, and NPCs to get to know in the small nation of Astal Just to be clear, this is just a beginner's adventure. A first time out sort of deal. It's a fun time I'm pretty free with my rulings and don't really follow RAW, but i do have a few: 1. No assholery: Be a good person to the other players, yourself and the DM No bigotry or threatening behavior will be tolerated. Have fun, but play nice, or you're out. 2. Ask questions: Please don't hesitate to ask questions about the game-play or plot as we progress. Not everyone will know all the rules and mechanics, and that's okay! Of course I expect effort on your(the players) part to be aware of the rules, we all need help sometimes. 3:HAVE FUN! I tend to run my adventures with a little comedy thrown in. laughing in or out of character is not only allowed it's encouraged. Role play is a favorite of mine and so having some NPC say something ridiculous is my forte 100% This game will include death and gore, along with moral questions, please be advised.
Safety tools used
- Lines and Veils
- Luxton Technique Discussion
- Open Door
- Session 0
- Stars and Wishes
How will character creation work
You will need DnD Beyond to create your character and add them to the quest campaign but that's about it.These will be lvl 1 characters, so keep that in mind. you can create them yourself or we can do it together during session zero. ---Start Up Things! Manual Rolls three sets, pick your favorite One uncommon item that is magical but not wondrous Max HP 25 gp One armor set of your choice that you have proficiency in, non magical No limits on race, profession, or background! Go wild!
Players can expect
- Combat/Tactics: Medium
- Roleplay: High
- Puzzles: Medium
- Experience Level: Open to all
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