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Learn to Play Mazes - Indie RPG One-Shot

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Learn to Play Mazes - Indie RPG One-Shot

MAZES fantasy roleplaying on Zoom

Price per player-session
You will be charged when a session starts



  • Duration: 2.5 to 4 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: None

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 game 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!

Professional Game Master

9th Level Games

20 Reviews

20 years as a TTRPG player

20 years as a Game Master

5 games hosted

Brings Indie RPGs, Polyhedral dice and pencils to the table

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Additional Details

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!

Gameplay details

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!

Content warnings


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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