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Star Wars 5E: In the Empire's Wake

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Star Wars 5E: In the Empire's Wake

Indie TTRPG on Roll20, Discord, Theater of the Mind

Price per player-session
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  • Duration: 2 to 4 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: Open to all
  • Price per player-session

    About the adventure

    After years of tribulation, the Rebellion has succeeded in removing the Empire from power: but now a vacuum lies in it's place. Remnants of the Empire, and the Sith, dot the far reaches of space, clinging to any scrap of power they can get their hands on: some people just don't know when to accept defeat. Rebellion leadership races to create some kind of power structure to oversee the galaxy, but the stars are not a frontier quickly quelled. During this transition of power, the eyes of the law are often too few and too shortsighted to keep the unscrupulous from making a quick credit. Will you struggle to see the Empire revived? Fight along side this revitalized democracy to see liberty restored to the galaxy? Perhaps play both sides, ensuring all success flows to your accounts? In the wake of the Empire, fortune favors those who seek it.

    Professional Game Master

    Jeffrey Vanarsdall


    4 Reviews

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    Brings a small library of personal rulebooks for different systems, and unbreakable enthusiasm to the table

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    Additional Details

    How to prepare

    Webcam not required unless you're rolling physical dice, but I'd prefer the use of microphones, at the very least. If you have a group who prefers to use text, I suggest signing up for a Session 0 version of this adventure, which is more structured towards already established groups. Character sheets can be printed out with the websites provided template, but their built in character sheet is honestly top notch. Access to either Discord or Roll20 is a must.

    What I provide

    unbreakable enthusiasm

    Gameplay details

    This system is a little clunky at times, but offers the chance to adventure in a Star Wars universe for those already familiar with the D&D 5E ruleset. This will be largely sandbox in nature, with the universe reacting to the actions taken by the party. They may explore new or forgotten planets, broker deals with Hutt Cartels, or extinguish guttering flames of the Imperial war machine. The system offers a good amount of customization options, so expect to spend some time reading if you're unfamiliar. Once you've signed up, I am, of course, available for any questions through Discord. Don't worry, we'll get you playing!

    Content warnings


    Safety tools used


    How will character creation work

    Please have your character created prior to the session for which you have signed up. If you would like help in creating a character, feel free to sign up for one of my Character Workshops, where I'll go through the process with you. The website itself has a very robust and intuitive character creation system that takes you through the majority of the steps you need to take to have a fully fleshed out character.

    Players can expect

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

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