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Lost Mines of Phandelver

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Discord, Roll20

Dungeons & Dragons 5e

Discord

Roll20

About the adventure

This adventure will be a wild ride into a town overtaken by a prospecting boom known as Phandelin! New mines holding untold riches and magical power have just been unearthed, and there are plenty of mysterious and dastardly machinations at work. Help ensure what treasures get uncovered fall into the right hands, and defend the townsfolk from those who would prey upon them in this exciting adventure! Now for a bit about my playstyle. While this module does tend to take place in forgotten realms, I will be doing a bit of homebrew to the world and the plot to make it a more exciting adventure, and to fit in my players backstories for maximum fun. My favorite things in a game are roleplay first, with interesting combat encounters at a close second! So be ready to chat up NPC's and really immerse yourself in the world, and be ready for fights to be rewarding and engaging. I make sure my games are welcoming to PoC and LGBT+ players, and all disputes between my players will be dealt with privately in a mature manner to avoid drama and ensure the smoothest game experience. Remember that this is a team game with other people, be excited to play with others and this will be the game for you. Harassment will not be tolerated. So if you want a safe place to meet new friends, go on fantastical adventures together and share a lot of laughs, please sign right up!

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Derrick

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Additional Details

How to prepare

Players will need a microphone, an account on roll20.net, and a discord account as we will be doing voice chat on discord and our game table will be on roll20. If any players wish to use a webcam, or would like me to use mine to heighten the experience, that is available upon request of everyone at the table.

What I provide

I will bring my full compendium from Roll20, which will give easy access to all of the spells from dungeons and dragons official books as well as all of the equipment, which you can drag and drop into your character sheets for ease of use.

Gameplay details

New players can expect this game to be a very educational one, where I will work together with you personally on character creation. I'm more than happy to teach you how to fill out a character sheet, create your own token, locate art for your character and answer any other questions you might have! Or allow you to figure out as much as you'd like on your own, and just step in when you ask or have questions. We will be starting from level 1, and that makes this game a perfect way to start off DnD and learn things as we go. And please remember I will always make time to help you with anything you might need regarding the game, or to answer any questions you may have. I'm very well versed in the rules, but that doesn't mean i'm not adaptable! If the party likes it, i'm always happy to bend them a little more towards rule of cool or change things up upon popular request. My games are very much a situation in where I cheer you on, as opposed to being an antagonistic GM who views the game as you vs. me. Long backstories are not required for this game! But know if you do make a backstory I will read it, and implement it into the story if at all possible. I love talking to players about their backstories and planning dynamic ways to mesh them with what is going on, and usually when I have an idea regarding a characters past like this, I give them an option to hear what I have planned beforehand or if they trust me to just keep my lips sealed, to prevent spoilers. Speaking of backstories! Safety and player consent: Before the game begins I will be asking everyone if there are certain themes they very much do not want to see portrayed in this game, and I may ask you to alter your backstory based on things another player is uncomfortable with. I always pay respect if a player wishes to remain anonymous about these things they are not comfortable with, and talk in private with you about them to ensure maximum comfort and enjoyment during the session. My door is always open as well if you find something during a session has made you uncomfortable, and a simple PM my way through discord mid game should be enough to catch my attention and veer us in another direction. I always tend to do a follow up when this happens, either during a break or after the game so I can get more info to help prevent future discomfort.

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Safety tools used

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How will character creation work

Characters begin at level 1, and all official races and subclasses are allowed. UA is also allowed upon request, it just requires me to look it over first. Players can roll for stats with 4d6 drop the lowest, and are allowed to use standard array or point buy instead after rolling. I do allow for more monstrous races, as I said I will be changing forgotten realms to best suit what the players want to enjoy. Not all orcs are evil, and all of that.

Players can expect

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

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Lost Mines of Phandelver

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

$30.00

Information
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: None
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