Kids in the Dark: A Modern Pop-Punk D&D 5e One Shot
Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Discord, Zoom, Google Hangouts, Theater of the Mind
About the adventure
We've gotta get out of this town. Set in a classic suburban town, you and your friends have been waiting for anything exciting to happen. Sure, you've got some magical abilities or some smashing stuff skills, but that means next to nothing when you've still gotta go to high school or community college. However, when you and your friends get wind of a secret show happening, you know something more is up and who knows if excitement or danger is afoot?! If you're lucky, it could be both. Inspired by the band All Time Low, their music, and my own love for all things pop punk, play as modern D&D 5e young people in a suburban town . Once I found out the lead singer of All Time Low also plays Dungeons and Dragons, I was sold on finishing this homebrew one shot. Forget about it. Come join in on a modern fantasy world to figure out what strange shows and shenanigans are happening in your sweet suburban tomb. Game cover photo by Aleksandar Pasaric from Pexels
How to prepare
Please have a webcam & mic and a light understanding of D&D 5e rules would be helpful. However, I am always happy to do a little crash course at the beginning of the session if we have new folks! Level 3 characters should be created beforehand with this module in mind, but please do feel free to book a time with me for character creation beforehand if helpful. Access to your character sheet, dice or an online roller, and a readiness to lean into your most pop punk, D&D self is recommended!
What I provide
I'll bring NPC images, a killer playlist, and a slew of pop punk references. There will likely be the option to play on a google spreadsheet style editable combat map or theater of the mind based on player preference.
There will be the potential for a few minor and at least one larger scale encounter. The suburban town is at your disposal for exploration and you're likely to deal with some monsters and some people along the way.
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How will character creation work
Character creation should happen prior to the game, but please do feel free to book a one on one with me for assistance if you need it! A level 3 Dungeons and Dragons 5e character with some modern flavor is the goal. Let me know if you need a pre-generated character!
Players can expect
- Combat/Tactics: Medium
- Roleplay: High
- Puzzles: Low
- Experience Level: Open to all
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