Minerva’s Dungeons: The Spectrum of Gemstones | Escape a Dungeon | A Level 4 DND 5e One-Shot | Beginner Friendly!

Minerva’s Dungeons: The Spectrum of Gemstones | Escape a Dungeon | A Level 4 DND 5e One-Shot | Beginner Friendly!

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Foundry VTT, Discord, D&D Beyond

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  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Beginner

Price per player-session

About the adventure

You slowly begin to stir, awaking in a room unfamiliar to you, no recollection of how you might have gotten here after falling asleep the night before. After righting yourself and getting acquainted with the stone walls and dusty floors, a voice booms within your room, "Welcome, test subjects, to my little game. Escape this lair before time's up or perish. The choice is yours." Escape the dungeon of the mad wizard, Minerva before time runs out by gathering gems from various puzzles, challenges, and combat encounters in this narratively immersive escape-room inspired one-shot! You can expect: 🧩Thought-provoking puzzles with multiple solutions.🧩 💬Immersive roleplaying with voiced characters.💬 ⚔️Exciting and unique combat encounters.⚔️ 🌈Interesting challenges that encourage creativity.🌈 🎖️Multiple ways to succeed, based on player choices.🎖️ 🎓A patient and helpful DM for those still learning the game.🎓 👋A welcoming, inclusive, and safe table.👋 😄A fun and enjoyable time!😄 Note: This adventure can be ran with 1 - 6 players. Can you collect the spectrum of gemstones and escape? Find out by booking this one-shot with me! Listing art commissioned from @Persi_yt on X/Twitter.

Women/Femme Identifying

Less than a year on StartPlaying

23 games hosted

Highly rated for: Inclusive, Creativity, Teacher

Average response time: 3 hours

Response rate: 100%

Additional Details

How to prepare

An internet connection, microphone, Discord account, and D&D Beyond account are required to play. A webcam is optional, but welcome for those who want to use one. Before we begin, players will need to fill out the Lines and Veils form. Those making a character need to have their level 4 character sheet completed within one (1) hour of the game's starting time. Otherwise, players can state that they would rather use a pre-made character sheet.

What I provide

I provide the Foundry VTT, D&D Beyond character creation content, a prepared one-shot, custom map of the dungeon, tokens, ambience, and music. I also will provide character voices, immersive roleplay, tantalizing puzzles, interesting challenges, and unique combat encounters. In order to promote creative solutions among players, I embrace the "Rule of Cool" where I will bend the rules time-to-time to create a more enjoyable experience for my players.

Gameplay details

It is of my upmost importance to create a safe playing environment for my players. Hence, we have many safety tools that we use at my table to keep everyone feeling safe and comfortable. Before the Game: Upon entering the Discord Server, players will be given a link to the Lines and Veils form to fill out before the game. The Lines and Veils form MUST be filled out by each player before the game begins. During the Game: At the start of the game, I will explain how to use the XNO cards, which will be provided digitally through Foundry VTT. Abiding by the XNO cards is a requirement for being at my table, no exceptions. After the Game: After the game comes to a close, players will receive the link to the Stars and Wishes form. Furthermore, I will stay for 10 minutes afterwards to debrief with the entire group. The Stars and Wishes form and the debriefing are not mandatory and players may leave without doing either, if they wish. Note: There will be NO sexual content in this game. Any player who crosses this boundary will be warned once and if they continue, will be removed from the table.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Debriefing
  • Lines and Veils
  • Stars and Wishes
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

When a player joins the Discord Server, they will be provided with a link to a D&D Beyond Campaign where they can create a character with all the books that I own. Characters need to be level 4. All official Dungeons and Dragons 5e races and classes are allowed. No homebrew races or classes. You MUST make your character using point-buy or standard array. I recommend making characters that have skills and abilities to use in and out of combat. Upon request, I will provide a pre-made character sheet to choose from. If this is one of your first times playing Dungeons and Dragons, I recommend using a pre-made sheet for this one-shot. Note: Anyone who joins the one-shot within one (1) hour of the game's starting time without a readied level 4 character sheet will be required to use a pre-made character.

Players can expect

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

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