Spooky Introduction to D&D

Spooky Introduction to D&D

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

Price per player-session

You will be charged when a session starts



  • Duration: 2 to 4 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

Price per player-session

About the adventure

The message reads clearly on the Spirit Board before you: G E T O U T Dare you enter the House of Lament? Do you have the courage to face the deadly mysteries inside? Come test your mettle against horror and unspeakable challenges in this one-shot, all while learning the game of Dungeons and Dragons! New players are welcome.

DMs Guild Writer
Game Designer

2 years on StartPlaying

Highly rated for: Inclusive, Creativity, Storytelling

Additional Details

How to prepare

You will need at least a mic, preferably a webcam as well. Please have reviewed the basic rules of D&D 5e (no need to be an expert!). Please have: some method of rolling dice (either physical or digital dice); some method of tracking your character sheet (D&DBeyond, physical paper, etc.); please have a Roll20 account; please have a free Zoom account and the Zoom software downloaded.

What I provide

I will bring digital versions of any maps, handouts, or art we will be utilizing in the game. A post-game summary is also provided to all players.

Gameplay details

This game includes the following themes/content: violence; death. This game does not include the following themes/content: sexual assault; harm to animals. The safety tools in use are: Script Change tools; X-card; Pre-session consent checklist.

Content warnings


Safety tools used


How will character creation work

Please have level one characters already prepared and ready to go! Any official content is fair play, as is Unearthed Arcana content from D&DBeyond. You can use D&DBeyond, paper character sheets, or other method to store your character information.

Players can expect

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

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