Lightning Train Heist: Beginner Friendly D&D

Lightning Train Heist: Beginner Friendly D&D

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Roll20, D&D Beyond, Zoom

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  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Beginner

Price per player-session

About the adventure

Did you watch Stranger Things and think "I wish I could be cool like those middle schoolers"? Good news, you can! You and your friends can be master thieves, looking to rob a high-speed lightning-powered train, and you don't even have to know the rules! This game is a high-action, rules-light experience that will introduce you to the world's most popular role-playing game in the most fun way possible. Built with new players in mind, this session requires no previous knowledge of Dungeons and Dragons, and I'll guide you through a streamlined, fun-forward experience that cuts through the rules and straight to the action. Come prepared to make big, silly, bold moves as we tell this amazing story together!

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3 years on StartPlaying

162 games hosted

Highly rated for: Creativity, Teacher, Inclusive

Additional Details

How to prepare

You'll need a microphone, a webcam, Zoom installed, and a free D&D Beyond account. Everything else will be provided. Character sheets, maps, and atmospheric sounds included.

What I provide

I will be bringing the characters, maps, funny voices, and a rip-roaring good time.

Gameplay details

This game is designed to be silly and fun-forward. We'll be using the X-card safety tool to ensure everyone's comfort at the table. You can expect a fast-paced and rules-light experience!

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

I have quite a few pre-made 5th-level characters for this adventure, offering both familiar and bizarre character archetypes. You don't need to worry about making your own character ahead of time.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: Medium
  • Puzzles: Low
  • Experience Level: Beginner

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