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Learn to Play:  Intro to 5e

Learn to Play: Intro to 5e

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Roll20

Price per player-session

You will be charged when a session starts



  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: None

Price per player-session

About the adventure

This game is going to be all about the basics; what every new player needs to know about the game and how to play. I've been playing 5e since it hit the shelves, and I love teaching new players how to play. It can be one of the most rewarding and fun parts of the hobby. I'm a patient teacher, and understand the feeling of trying something new and complex. In this session, I'll be taking player on a tour of the basics, Like... >How to build a character: From stats to backstory, the players main job in the game is to roleplay their character. Who their character is, and how they mechanically work is all based on the game system. However, those rules can be long and complexly worded, and some popular optional rules aren't often discussed. We'll go through how to make a character on roll20, or just on pen and paper. >Roles and Playstyles: Not everyone has had time to sift through stereotypes they've seen or played enough to get a good look at the different roles a character can play. >How to play: When the dice start rolling, practicing quick addition, and knowing which skill, save, check, or action to use can be daunting. We'll play a quick adventure about your characters just starting out, with the main parts of playing DnD included. >Leveling up: Part of DnD is advancement, both growing as a character and mechanically how to handle your character's advancement. >What's Next: Once you've learned how to play, what are the next steps on getting further into the community?


3 years on StartPlaying


4 games hosted

Additional Details

How to prepare

You should have note-taking ability, a working microphone, and an internet connection. As well as a Roll20/Discord account. All other parts of the OTTRPG will be taken care of.

What I provide

I'll bring maps, voice changers, music, a soundboard, custom assets, and good old-fashioned know how.

Gameplay details

This session will be an instructional game, taking players through the beginning phases of learning DnD.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Debriefing
  • Open Door
  • Session 0
  • Stars and Wishes
How will character creation work

Characters will be pre-generated for this game, with a basic outline of the first to third levels of all player classes. Players will be allowed to chose the class they'd like to play.

Players can expect

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

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