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Shadow Cat Gulley - an 8th level 5e one-shot

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Shadow Cat Gulley - an 8th level 5e one-shot

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Roll20, Discord, D&D Beyond

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  • Duration: 3.5 to 4.5 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

Price per player-session

About the adventure

A Plague has broken out in the local town of Leon, suspected to be caused by strange phenomenon coming from the forest to the north. It is said on a clear calm night one can hear painful moans and feline growls echoing in the forest trails. No townsperson dares enter the gulley but the local herbalist believes the mushrooms native to this area are both the source and cure to the pox plaguing the town. The clerics have tried everything, and have yet to find a cure. You, an elite team of adventurers have been called upon and are tasked to follow the stream north, as it carves into Shadow Cat Gulley to retrieve a sample of these mushrooms and bring them back to the herbalist to bring the the small town of Leon back to full health. Their lives, and perhaps your (character's) depend on it!

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Eric VanSingel


70 Reviews

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Additional Details

How to prepare

An effort to be acquainted with the rules is certainly appreciated by both the DM and other players, but I do encourage new players so don't let that discourage you! Things you need: Computer, tablet or hybrid system capable of running web based programs, internet access. and audio input (a headset/good micropone) Roll20 account (free) Discord (free download or browser based) DnDBeyond account (free) Beyond 20 plugin for Firefox and/or Chrome (free)

What I provide

All the systems you need are free to use, I will have the module ready in Roll20. You bring the snacks.

Gameplay details

This game contains the following themes: Alcohol reference, Fantasy Violence, Zombies, Life Threatening Illness, some light romance is possible. Sexually explicit, heavy romance are themes that will not appear in any of my games. Since this is a player driven story other content and themes may arise. For this reason we will implement a safety system based on the TTRPG Safety Toolkit by Kienna Shaw and Lauren Bryant-Monk. We will use Red (stop!) yellow (caution) and green (keep going) cards built into roll20. Everyone must agree to the "ground rules" posted in discord upon joining to ensure a safe, inclusive and enjoyable game environment. DM reserves the right to remove a player in violations of the ground rules. Expect a game that generally follows 5e Rules as Written (RAW) but note I often will go with "the spirit of the rule" to encourage creativity and fun. DM does have final say. I do encourage new and intermediate players.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Breaks
  • Lines and Veils
  • Session 0
  • Stars and Wishes
How will character creation work

This adventure is geared for players at 8th level and Character creation will be completed before the session using DnDbeyond using any of the WotC published source material. We will play in roll20 and use the Beyond 20 plugin to link the two systems. I will have some pre-generated characters available as well.

Players can expect

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

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