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Conniving Couriers // Amass Prestige and Power while Influencing Empires

Conniving Couriers // Amass Prestige and Power while Influencing Empires

Cypher Systems, Numenera on Discord, Foundry VTT

Price per player-session

You will be charged when a session starts

$25.00

Information

  • Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: None

Price per player-session
$25.00

About the adventure

| Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. - Arthur C. Clarke | You are a Parcel Courier of the Ninth World. Throughout cities and remote wilderness, you must track down recipients to serve commissions and deliver packages - all the while avoiding the many dangers that would obstruct your purpose. You're no simple messenger, however: Use your position to trade in secrets as you subtly influence kingdoms and emperors, piece together the locations of immensely powerful Prior World installations and artifacts, or learn where a lord's treasure hoard is so you can abscond with it later... The possibilities are endless. Step into the strange and wondrous world of the Ninth World, where advanced technology appears as if by magic, and mysterious machines of unfathomable age continue to function for unknown reasons. Embrace the peculiarities of this world, where anything can happen and the impossible is made possible. ----- 🆕 If you're new to the Cypher System, it's super easy! You'll have a guide for the rules and character creation before we meet, but we'll go over everything together as well. 🎲 NO dice rolls from the GM when completing tasks! In Cypher YOU get to make the rolls almost always. ----- What to expect from me as a GM: 📒 Resources and a patient GM to help you 🧙‍♂️ A focus on you and your fellow adventurers, rather than a specific outcome 💟 A safe and inclusive space, utilizing safety tools and open door policy.

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Highly rated for: Creativity, Knows the Rules, Storytelling

Additional Details

How to prepare

⚙️Things you NEED to prepare: 1️⃣A working mic & relatively quiet space 2️⃣A free Discord profile 3️⃣A computer that can run Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge browsers --Safari tends not to work well with the VTT-- ✅Here's a tutorial for Foundry VTT should you need it: https://youtube.com/watch?v=l2iRZ42fcJ0&feature=shares

What I provide

An imaginative, highly explorative + open world within a futuristic setting. Visuals and a compelling story that involves your characters. Care that you have a fun time!

Gameplay details

🚫Lines (content that you will not see) for all my adventures include: Sexual assault/harassment Homophobia Transphobia Racism Slavery Harm to Children 📒 A Safety and Consent form will be sent before session 1. 🎲 During session 0 we will go over campaign rules, character backstory, and how to use Foundry VTT. ❌Anonymous, digital X cards can be used to skip content during sessions, no questions asked. Please note the content warnings listed above - this is a slightly heavier adventure.

Content warnings

    (none)

Safety tools used
  • Breaks
  • Debriefing
  • Lines and Veils
  • Monte Cook RPG Consent Checklist
  • Open Door
  • Session 0
  • Stars and Wishes
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

A guide for character creation within the Cypher System is available on the Discord server when you join. I will have your characters ready in Foundry (the VTT we're using) before our first adventure.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: High
  • Puzzles: Low
  • Experience Level: None

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