Shadow of the Demon Lord for New Adventurers

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Shadow of the Demon Lord


About the adventure

Enter a world on the brink of annihilation, its lands torn asunder by war, plague, and ancient horrors. Urth, the world of Shadow of the Demon Lord, is one of many imperiled by the shadowy menace lurking without and in this game you can play through its final days as embattled survivors fighting against what to many seems to be an inevitable end. A complete role playing game in one book, Shadow contains everything you need to create characters to confront the hordes of demons spilling in from the Void and to create and play through exciting stories steeped in horror and violence. Sometimes the world needs heroes. But in the desperation of these last days, the world will take anyone it can get: heroes, blackguards, madmen, and whoever else is willing to stand against the coming darkness. Will you fight the demons or will you burn it all down and dance among the ashes? Who will you become when the world dies? Shadow of the Demon Lord® opens a door to an imaginary world held in the grip of a cosmic destroyer. Enter a land steeped in the chaos and madness unleashed by the end times, with whole realms overrun by howling herds of beastmen, warped spirits freed from the Underworld, and unspeakable horrors stirred awaken by the Demon Lord’s imminent arrival.

Professional Game Master

Alan Patrick


9 Reviews

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28 years as a TTRPG player

15 years as a Game Master

3 games hosted

Brings I own nearly everything printed for D&D through TSR & Wizards; full library on; plentiful maps and props to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

Things you need to bring/prepare: - your character sheet (this does not need to be digital) - your dice (physical or digital, your call) - a webcam AND a microphone (this is a big part of my DM style) NOTE: if you can't provide a webcam and a mic, please feel free to contact me privately so that we can arrange another game at another time that will better fit your needs or otherwise adjust the session to get your comfortably playing

What I provide

I bring a flexible narrative experience to the digital table. I seek to incorporate and empower players from all places and walks of life, so that everyone can finish a game and say "I had a moment to shine!"

Gameplay details

This game contains horror elements and dark themes. We will establish communication methods, including opt-out calls, prior to the start of the game.

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How will character creation work

Characters can be created in the game, or prior to start - I'm open either way, but happy to spend 15-20 minutes at the beginning reviewing the creation process. It may help to familiarize yourself at least a bit with the game's core mechanics and terms, using the free intro guide from

Players can expect

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

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