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Ruins of Barnest: A Genesis D&D Excursion

Ruins of Barnest: A Genesis D&D Excursion

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Foundry VTT, Discord

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  • Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Beginner

Price per player-session

About the adventure

Within the untamed forested country of Kresk, the coastal village of Strixen has lost contact with a certain forest hamlet by the name of Barnest. Caravan's have not come through and no word has arrived from them in over a month. The leaders of the village fear the worst, and call for any nearby mercenaries and Hawk guildsmen to investigate. This adventure will be an excursion in my setting on the world of Aeternum, meaning that it will be a roughly 3-4 session long adventure focusing on introducing players to the setting, their party, and the system while taking you through a fun adventure. This homebrew setting has custom backgrounds which expand on the feature and better integrate your characters into the world. There is also a pantheon of homebrew deities and their followings. There will be a session 0 for character creation. Feel free to ask anything about my homebrew setting. I like to play a semi-serious game and have fun with my players. I want to create a high quality production using art, foundry VTT, and music as aids to my games. PLEASE check my GM profile for more information about my style of play and about myself . The last thing I'd want is for a player to be upset that the game is not played in a way that they expected.


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Additional Details

How to prepare

(Access to and proficiency with the following) • PC • Microphone • Discord • Internet Browser • Acceptable Internet Connection (Let me know if you have concerns with this beforehand, there are tests we can do) • Decent Processing Power (Let me know if you have concerns with this beforehand, there are tests we can do, if you can run modern games decently, even at low graphics settings, you'll probably be fine) HIGHLY PREFERABLE: A basic understanding of D&D 5e rules. This is a beginner game which means you are only expected to have a basic understanding of the game and the idea of tabletop games in general, but if you are an absolute newbie or have any concerns in this vain please let me know beforehand.

What I provide

• Introduction to Genesis and a 2.5 - 3 hour session • Guided character creation with custom backgrounds, gods, and locations • Help to better understand the game as we play • Your character fully "statted" out in Foundry VTT • Custom maps • A Custom storyline and NPCs • Custom encounters • Invitation to the Genesis Discord with the chance to meet the other players in the shared world • A custom setting, Genesis, which contains lots of lore and potential for future games and character integration **Immersive and almost video game like implementation of Foundry VTT (details of which exist in the GM Style section of my profile)** Friendship! Laughs!

Gameplay details

PLEASE NOTE that the content warnings listed above are themes that MAY appear in the game if a scene or environment merits it. The game will be in no way focused or primarily feature any of the extreme themes listed above. PLEASE let me know if any of these more extreme themes are of any concern and we can work something out with zero judgement passed. Safety Tools: • Session 0 • Open door policy Content Themes: • Casual Roleplay and Gameplay Experience • Fantasy Violence • Events, while generally lighthearted may become serious or intense if the scene merits it. This can be anything from more explicit violence to heated confrontations • Taboo themes such as Rape, Sexism, Homophobia, and Racism (Excluding fantasy "species-ism") will not be present at the table in any form

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Open Door
  • Session 0
How will character creation work

Character creation will take place during a free scheduled session 0 where players can ask questions, learn about the world, make their characters, meet eachother, and decide if my GM style is really for them. Experienced D&D5e players can make their characters any way they want during or after the session 0, while newer players will be guided through the process by me and the help of my Genesis character creation guide. Genesis uses custom backgrounds that all players will choose from. All players will send me their final choices and I will import them into Foundry VTT. For this campaign, players will start at level 1

Players can expect

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

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