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Strahd Must Die Tonight! A High-Level mini Campaign for 4-6 players

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Strahd Must Die Tonight! A High-Level mini Campaign for 4-6 players

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

Price per player-session
You will be charged when a session starts

$30.00

Information

  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

Price per player-session
$30.00

About the adventure

Come, strangers, in to a tale of woe... You are but a small, handful of burning lights set against great darkness. Many such embers have been consumed over the centuries but erhaps you have a unique destiny in store. It takes but a single strong spark to set the world on fire. Are you that flickering mote of hope? Time will tell... Perhaps the Dread Lord has bitten off more than he can drink by luring you to his realm! Curse of Strahd is the most popular official 5th Edition adventure for Dungeons and Dragons. And Ravenloft, in general, has been one of the all-time most popular settings throughout D&D history for good reason! In this mini-campaign you will play as a band of powerful characters lured to the realm of the Dark Lord Strahd. The only way out, through the chest of the Vampire Lord himself. The Dark Lord has to die, and he has to die tonight! Benefits of playing in a Leonidas Games Campaign: *Most importantly, you will always be guaranteed a safe place to be who you are. Everyone of every stripe is welcome at my table and I will not put up with any personal attacks or derogatory language toward any real-world person. It's a horror game, and bad things happen *in-game* but it will never be allowed to flow out of the game. * Professional quality soundscapes and music through Syrinscape.com * GORGEOUS Hand drawn isometric map and token assets, many created/kit-bashed together specifically for this campaign * Experience. I've run this campaign already. I have researched it exhaustively, and I know what it needs for an epic story to be told * Voice acting and descriptive story-telling. As a theater geek and improv enthusiast, I will bring many voices to our table and do my utmost to tell this story as immersively as possible. * A Discord Server for voice chat, campaign tracking, and chat during the game and between session * Creative and challenging combat scenarios. In this world, the things that go bump in the night know what they are doing. * Significant homebrew improvements and changes to the story. Even if you've played this adventure before, I will likely bring quite a bit of new material to the story for you. * An open line of communication with me as the DM. Feel free to reach out to me any time via Discord direct message and I will get back to you as soon as possible. I am always happy to talk shop, character ideas, answer questions, and discuss any concerns that come up during the game. An ideal player for this game, first and foremost, is someone looking for an experience that is very different from the heroic fantasy seen at most D&D tables. For you will be not just heroes but epic level heroes thrown against the darkness of Ravenloft. This is Curse of Strahd in Hard Mode but with epic characters. Additionally, if you are the kind of person that loves to live and breathe the characters they build and truly try and dwell in the imaginary reality we, as a group, will be creating, this is a story for you... Theater geeks, fantasy fanatics, and lovers of web series like Critical Role, who are looking for that kind of immersive, character driven experience, will fall in love with the story we are telling. So come, forge ahead in to the mists, and drive deep the stake of freedom in to the land!

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Joel with Table Quests

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Brings Every D&D book on DNDBEYOND. Professional quality soundscapes and ambiance through Syrinscape.com. A huge catalog of beautiful isometric maps and tokens for use on Roll20 or Foundry VTT. I have a large collection of other TTRPG games as well so hit me up and let me know what you are looking for and I can probably run it! to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

We will be using Discord or Zoom for voice and video chat, depending on what works best for the group. A good mic is a necessity and I always recommend a camera as well but it is not a requirement. You will need a free account on D&D Beyond, Roll20, and Syrinscape as well. There is a very small app download for Syrinscape's online player. I am always available to help with any setup concerns that may come up. If the entire group would prefer to play on Foundry we can discuss that option.

What I provide

Premium accounts on Syrinscape, Roll20, Foundry VTT, and D&D Beyond give you access to a world-class set of tools to enjoy the game with. I invest significant time, money, and effort in creating and curating art and props for my games as well.

Gameplay details

This game may contain the following themes and safety tools will be in place to handle any no-go areas from the first session onward: This game is 18+ and contains child abuse and neglect, emotional and physical abuse towards vulnerable adults, murder and attempted murder, including that of children, kidnapping, stalking, gaslighting, abuse of power, racism, sexism, cruelty, torture, references to colonialism and genocide, mutilation, mind control, the desecration of the dead and of places of worship, cannibalism, including involuntary cannibalism, mercy killing, situations paralleling sexual assault, parental death, child death, reference to stillbirth/miscarriage, partner death, mental illness and the mistreatment of the mentally ill, possible exploitation of physical disability, mal-adaptive grieving behaviors, starvation and food horror, cruelty to animals, prolonged and painful deaths, body horror, transformation against ones will, insects and infestation horror, abandonment, including child abandonment, decay, betrayal, including partner and parental betrayal, consumption of alcohol including portrayals of alcoholism, portrayal of hoarding behavior, potential incest, involuntary homicide, graphic depictions of death and violence, implied necrophilia, self harm and suicide, forgot victim blaming. Tools in place for player comfort: *Thorough Session Zero to discuss expectations for players and DM alike. Clear establishment of soft-stop (veils) and hard-stop (lines) subjects. * During active game play we will be using the X-card method to establish if the story is moving in an uncomfortable direction (a veil or line is on the horizon) when ever a player would like to take a moment to discuss, gather themselves, or request a specific change.

Content warnings

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Safety tools used

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How will character creation work

Character creation will use DNDBEYOND.com. I have the entire D&D suite of products and can create homebrew content for use with D&D Beyond if applicable.

Players can expect

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

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