RAVENLOFT (The Original AD&D I6, Updated to 5E)
Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Roll20, Theater of the Mind, Zoom
About the adventure
Under raging stormclouds, a lone figure stands silhouetted against the ancient walls of Castle Ravenloft. Count Strahd von Zarovich stares down a sheer cliff at the village below. A cold, bitter wind spins dead leaves about him, billowing his cape in the darkness. Lightning splits the clouds overhead, casting stark white light across him. Strahd turns to the sky, revealing the angular muscles of his face and hands. He has a look of power - and of madness. His once-handsome face is contorted by a tragedy darker than the night itself. Rumbling thunder pounds the castle spires. The wind's howling increases as Strahd turns his gaze back to the village. Far below, yet not beyond his keen eyesight, a party of adventurers has just entered his domain. Strahd's face forms a twisted smile as his dark plan unfolds. He knew they were coming, and he knows why they came, all according ot his plan. He, the master of Ravenloft, will attend to them. Another lightning flash rips through the darkness, its thunder echoing through the castle's towers. But Strahd is gone. Only the howling of the wind - or perhaps a lone wolf - fills the midnight air. The master of Ravenloft is having guests for dinner. And you are invited.
How to prepare
- Players will need a webcam, a microphone, and a strong internet connection to participate. - Familiarity with the D&D 5E rules is recommended. - Interested players can use the Beyond20 extension for Chrome or Firefox to integrate their D&D Beyond character sheet into the VTT.
What I provide
I will provide the links to D&D Beyond, Zoom, and/or Roll20 in order to run the game. Players are welcome to export the sheets in PDF format after the game and use them in future adventures!
The classic AD&D I6: Ravenloft, updated to 5th Edition! Please note, this is not the Curse of Strahd, but the original module which is a distinctly different experience. Lots of role play. Lots of exploration. Lots of combat. This adventure is recommended for experienced players.
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How will character creation work
Characters will start at level 5. Players can book me for a Session 0 where we go through character creation together, or create their characters on their own. Players must submit their characters to me in advance for approval before the start of play.
Players can expect
- Combat/Tactics: Medium
- Roleplay: High
- Puzzles: Medium
- Experience Level: Intermediate
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