Learn to Play Mazes - Indie RPG One-Shot
MAZES fantasy roleplaying on Zoom
Price per player-session
About the adventure
“So Adventurer, do you have what it takes to take on the BLACK MAZE OF BARGLE THE WARLOCK?” MAZES is a fresh take on the original TTRPG experience. You start at the door to adventure and quickly descend into the darkness to battle the denizens of the dungeon for glory, wealth, and ancient secrets. This one-shot adventure runs on the POLYMORPH SYSTEM. Each player only ever uses ONE polyhedral die: a d4, a d6, a d8, or a d10. Each die represents a different character “role” in the group. Whenever a player asks “can I do something?” they roll their die and with a quick glance at a resolution matrix, know if they succeed. There is NEVER any math involved (no modifiers, no masters). Depending on the game world and what kind of character that you are playing, you may roll with advantage or disadvantage (or not need to roll at all); and the PM (the person running the game) never rolls dice. This Mazes module is a perfect introduction to Fantasy Role Playing for newbies, as well as a great excuse for some silver-bearded grognards to get back into the old dungeon!
How to prepare
Because the game will run on Zoom, you will need a standard video conferencing setup. We do not require that players be on camera, but it's always nice to show your face, so your fellow players know you're human! Your GM will teach you how to play and help you create a character. You may bring your own polyhedral dice if you wish—if you don't own any, though, no worries. Your GM will share with you an app for rolling dice online!
What I provide
We will bring ideas for adventures, digital character sheets, and years of experience GMing!
Mazes is about dangerous dungeon delves, fighting monsters, and the encroaching darkness. It's a pulpy experience where character death is possible, with a focus on telling an exciting, high-intensity story!
Safety tools used
- Lines and Veils
- Open Door
How will character creation work
Character creation will happen during the session, and we'll give you some ideas and inspiration for creating someone that's fun to play in the world of the game. If you'd like to check out the character sheet beforehand, we've provided one in the prep materials! But because this is a "Learn to Play" session all you need to do is show up.
Players can expect
- Combat/Tactics: Medium
- Roleplay: Medium
- Puzzles: Medium
- Experience Level: None
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