Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Zoom

Dungeons & Dragons 5e


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Using Zoom and DnD Beyond, Sidarhael is a mature campaign setting and roleplaying sandbox environment. Actor, Writer, director and DM, Russell Kirkby brings Sidarhael alive with colorful NPCS and a rich history and lore. VAINGATE (CAMPAIGN PITCH) Built on top of the bones of a fallen cloud giant stronghold from the First Age, the city of Vaingate is now the capital of the Muldraean Protectorate. Chosen as a site for mortals, by the elves it has been extensively rebuilt several times and consists of three massive walled citadels, conjoined. Filled with competing factions, noble houses, gangs and cults, Vaingate is on the brink of war. Now, ruled by the child-queen, Clareska of Skartabel, the city is being corrupted by a sect of evil wizards known as the Barachiel Envoy whose diplomatic immunity and ambition seem to know no limits. Meanwhile, Ivran, the Usurper King of the Elves seeks to reclaim the many artefacts his predecessors gave to the ancestral clans and peoples of Muldraea raising tensions among the parties as they negotiate a new Treaty of Vaingate. But the world of Sidarhael is a demi-plane consisting of a vast continent, floating with several islands, in the astral sea. Long ago, The First Sun was split in twain by the eldritch comet, Pakkad at the end of the second age. The First Moon, Sehainine’s Temple, smashed too, into seven colossal chunks of celestial architecture, which now lay scattered across the sky like giant pearl steps to the heavens. Vaingate City is the starting point for an ongoing, open sandbox campaign set in an original campaign setting, Sidarhael.

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How to prepare

I will provide a folder of handouts for you to use to prepare. You will need Zoom (free account for you) and DnDbeyond (free account for you) and a google account (for google drive shares).

What I provide

The Pain. I will bring the pain. Kidding. Not kidding.

Gameplay details

This is a sandbox where you will have agency to do as you will -- however -- there will be opportunity to be swept up in the world story/primary quest-line if you desire/meet those criteria.

Content warnings
  • Blood
  • Character Death
  • Death
  • Drugs (addiction, use, withdrawal)
  • Gore
  • Human Trafficking (adult only)
  • Language/Cursing
  • Memory Erasing
  • Murder
  • Slavery
  • Violence
  • Warfare
Safety tools used
  • Aftercare
  • Breaks
  • Debriefing
  • Session 0
How will character creation work

We will collaborate on this together. I will ask you a lot of questions and by answering them you will develop a backstory that meshes with the world. We will use DNDbeyond as our main tool for the mechanics and character sheet.

Players can expect

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

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  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: Beginner
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