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Nightmare Disposal Squad

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Nightmare Disposal Squad

Monster of the Week on Discord, Roll20, Google Meet

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

$25.00

Information
  • Duration: 1.5 to 3 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: Open to all
  • Price per player-session
    $25.00

    About the adventure

    Ever notice how when something spooky happens, it's never just once? Well, there's a good reason for it. The mechanics are still a little fuzzy, but something shows up and feeds on the parts of our brain that are scared to look under the bed. We're not sure how it happens exactly, but pretty soon that little nagging fear or shadowy creature in the corner.. Well, its suddenly a heck of a lot more real. That's where we come in. We handle the mess of emotions, the fears, memories, and hopes. Its all just baggage that everyone drags along with them whether they know it or not. We catch the things that spring from folk's mind and keep the world safe from 'em. Sometimes we can convince them to leave, go somewhere they're less likely to cause a stir. Get them far enough away from their source for long enough and they usually dissipate pretty quick. Some of them though are more tricky. They'll hide, lie, and outright try their all to outsmart you. And, well, others choose the hard way. Violence is always an option, but that usually brings damage and some bloodshed along with it. A good day is one where we can clear a situation without creating another one on the way. It's a thankless job, but someone has to keep the world safe from the monsters we carry with us.

    Professional Game Master

    Xan

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    12 Reviews

    DMs Guild Writer
    Podcaster
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    Neurodivergent
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    Game Designer

    19 years as a TTRPG player

    17 years as a Game Master

    35 games hosted

    Brings I'll provide character sheets, any virtual tabletop tools or assets needed (including soundscapes), and am happy to meet before hand to help create a character or provide with a pregen. Additionally, I come armed with a sharp wit and a passion for seeing others thrive in a creative setting. to the table

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    Additional Details

    How to prepare

    Players will need access to roll20, steady internet, and a working microphone. No need for anything professional, inbuilt is fine. Video is encouraged but not required.

    What I provide

    I'll bring the discord server, the roll20 page, the pdfs, and the recaps between each session.

    Gameplay details

    An an addition to the stuff below, there is a lot that can go in the CW setting. We'll be dealing with the spooky things that come from nightmares or the latest cryptid threatening mass hysteria. But, before any plot hooks are determined we'll use safety tools to make sure that everyone has a shared understanding of what types of nightmares we might deal with, and which we will be ignoring entirely. -- Before we begin, we'll do a group lines/inventory and toss any ideas out for potential threads for characters. Before the first session I'm available to help out with character questions, or clarifications on themes and safety tools. This'll be on discord where we'll have a space for us to share thoughts throughout the process. When we meet for the session of play, I'll go into more detail about the safety tools, do a little intro for everyone's character, and establish existing connections before we set the group on their opening purpose. After the first and future sessions, we'll create a space for Stars/Wishes and time to discuss bleed that may have happened.

    Content warnings

      (none)

    Safety tools used
    • Bleed
    • Breaks
    • Debriefing
    • Lines and Veils
    • Monte Cook RPG Consent Checklist
    • Open Door
    • Session 0
    • Stars and Wishes
    • X, N, and O Cards
    How will character creation work

    I'll share the helpful documents and provide the roll20 where we'll keep the actual sheets. I'm always excited to help with character creation, broad themes, crunchy mechanics, potential homebrew; and everything in-between. On our server, we'll share ideas together and create our crew. If after the 1st or 2nd session your character isn't feeling the way you thought they would, or your realize there is something else you'd rather explore, then you are welcome to tweak your character. If you want to address the changes, big or small, in fiction you always can or we can just ret-con.

    Players can expect

    • Combat/Tactics: Low
    • Roleplay: High
    • Puzzles: Medium
    • Experience Level: Open to all

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