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"Survival Adventures: Z-Land Chronicles"

"Survival Adventures: Z-Land Chronicles"

Z-LAND on Roll20, Discord

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

$20.00

Information

  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: None

Price per player-session
$20.00

About the adventure

Welcome to "Survival Adventures: Z-Land Chronicles" - a thrilling westmarch style game set in the unforgiving and apocalyptic world of Z-Land. In this game, players will find themselves navigating the desolate wastelands of a post-apocalyptic landscape where survival is not only a daily struggle but the ultimate test of their skills and wits. The world has been ravaged by a mysterious and devastating infection, turning once familiar places into nightmarish territories infested with hordes of ravenous zombies. As a group of survivors, the players will have to band together, forming alliances and making difficult decisions to stay alive. The Z-Land universe is a grim and harsh setting, where resources are scarce, and danger lurks around every corner. Teamwork, resource management, and strategic planning will be crucial for their survival. The westmarch style of gameplay adds a dynamic and open-ended aspect to the game. The world is vast and ever-changing, filled with various locations to explore and challenges to overcome. The players will have the freedom to choose their objectives, whether it's scavenging for supplies, fortifying a safe haven, or embarking on perilous missions to uncover the secrets of the infection's origin. Whether you're a seasoned survivor or new to the wasteland, "Survival Adventures: Z-Land Chronicles" promises an adrenaline-pumping experience filled with suspense, camaraderie, and the constant struggle to survive in a world where death is always just one step behind. Can your group of survivors defy the odds and find hope amidst the chaos? The fate of their lives and the Z-Land universe lies in your hands. So gear up, make your choices wisely, and brace yourself for the ultimate test of survival.

Professional Game Master

Damocles

he/him
DMs Guild Writer
Game Designer
Multi-lingual

25 years as a TTRPG player

25 years as a Game Master

0 games hosted

Brings Dungeon and Dragon 5th Edition (DnD Beyond and Roll 20), All Flesh Must Be Eaten, Besm 4th Edition. to the table

Damocles profile

Additional Details

How to prepare

In order to fully immerse themselves in the thrilling world of our tabletop adventure, players are kindly requested to come equipped with essential tools that will enhance their gaming experience. A working microphone is an absolute must, as it enables seamless communication and interaction with fellow adventurers, making every roleplay moment come alive with vibrant voices and engaging exchanges. For those who wish to take their involvement to the next level, having a webcam is a delightful addition. This optional accessory opens the door to face-to-face interactions, allowing us to witness the genuine expressions and emotions that accompany every decision and plot twist. To traverse the digital realms of our campaign, access to Roll20, Discord, and a stable internet connection are indispensable. Roll20 serves as our virtual tabletop, providing a canvas for battlemaps, character sheets, and other in-game essentials. Discord, our communication hub, offers a reliable space for real-time discussions, sharing resources, and connecting with the gaming community. An exciting aspect of our adventure is that it will be livestreamed, adding an extra layer of excitement and making the experience accessible to a wider audience. Fear not, though, as your comfort and privacy are of utmost importance. Rest assured that only selected information will be featured on the stream, ensuring that sensitive details and personal interactions remain confined within the boundaries of our intimate gaming group. With these preparations in place, our epic journey is poised to transcend the virtual realm and become an unforgettable saga, where every player's presence and contributions weave together to create a tapestry of epic proportions. So, ready your mic, consider the webcam, and embark on a journey that will captivate hearts and minds alike!

What I provide

As your dedicated Game Master, I take great pride in curating an immersive and visually captivating experience for our epic journey. Throughout our adventures, you can count on me to furnish an array of carefully crafted elements that will breathe life into our fantastical world. We will harness the power of Google Earth for an awe-inspiring journey through "real-life environment." Roam freely across majestic mountains, shimmering lakes, and hidden valleys. Let reality and fantasy intertwine as we uncover the secrets of diverse terrains. Our adventure unfolds with every turn of the virtual globe, blurring boundaries between worlds. Prepare for an immersive quest that transcends the digital realm and touches the essence of our lands. The tapestry of our saga awaits! In the spirit of artistic collaboration, I will also share evocative images of the unique characters you and your fellow adventurers have so skillfully created. These character portraits, updated through the course of our midjourney, will bear witness to the growth, trials, and triumphs of your heroic alter egos. And what adventure is complete without the perfect ambiance? I will curate a collection of atmospheric images that transport you directly into the heart of the action. Whether it's the ethereal glow of a magical realm or the ominous shadows of a foreboding cavern, these visual cues will amplify the emotions and tension as we weave our narrative. Embracing the wonders of technology, we will journey together on the digital platform Roll20, where all the necessary dice rolls and mechanics are seamlessly integrated. Gone are the days of physical dice clutter; the platform's intuitive system ensures smooth and precise resolutions, leaving us more time to savor the thrill of our unfolding tale. So, my valiant survivors, arm yourselves with anticipation and imagination, for a grand adventure awaits us, illuminated by vibrant maps, graced by your ever-evolving characters, and intensified by the evocative imagery that will transport us into the heart of the unknown. The magic of our shared storytelling is about to unfold, and I can hardly wait to embark on this wondrous journey with all of you!

Gameplay details

As a Game Master, the first meeting with new players is a crucial opportunity to set the stage for an exciting and enjoyable tabletop role-playing experience. During this session zero or session 0, I will take the time to ensure that everyone is on the same page and that players feel comfortable and informed about the game. Here's how I will go about explaining everything: 1. Introduction: I will start by introducing myself and warmly welcoming the players. I'll give a brief overview of what a tabletop role-playing game (TTRPG) is and express my excitement to embark on this adventure together. 2. Game Concept: I will provide an overview of the game's concept and setting, giving players an understanding of the world they'll be exploring and the overall theme of the campaign. 3. Character Creation: I will guide the players through the character creation process, explaining the available races, classes, and backgrounds. I'll encourage them to think about their character's motivations, goals, and personality traits to make them come alive in the game. 4. Game Mechanics: I will explain the basic game mechanics, including how to make skill checks, use dice, and resolve combat. I'll ensure that players have a clear understanding of the core rules, emphasizing that it's okay to ask questions or seek clarification during the game. 5. Roleplay Expectations: I will discuss the level of roleplay expected in the game. Whether players prefer to stay in character at all times or if they feel more comfortable using a mix of in-character and out-of-character communication, I'll assure them that their playstyle choices are respected. 6. Safety Tools: I will introduce the safety tools we'll be using in the game, such as lines and veils, X, N, and O cards, and the open-door policy. I'll explain how these tools foster a safe and inclusive environment for everyone at the table. 7. Campaign Themes and Content Warnings: I'll outline the themes and content that may arise during the game, being transparent about potential mature or sensitive topics. This will give players the opportunity to share any concerns they may have and allow me to tailor the experience to their comfort levels. 8. Gameplay Expectations: I will discuss the balance of combat, roleplay, and puzzles in the game, aligning their expectations with the focus of the campaign. Whether it's high combat and tactical challenges or heavy roleplay and intricate puzzles, I'll make sure players know what to expect. 9. Questions and Discussion: Throughout the meeting, I'll encourage players to ask questions and participate in discussions. I'll be open to any ideas they have for their characters or the game world, fostering a collaborative and engaging experience. 10. Wrap-Up: At the end of the meeting, I'll summarize the key points discussed, share the schedule for future sessions, and express my enthusiasm for the upcoming adventure. I'll also remind players that I'm available for further discussions or assistance if needed. By the end of the first meeting, my goal is for the players to feel excited, informed, and ready to dive into the immersive world of our tabletop adventure.

Content warnings

    (none)

Safety tools used
  • Debriefing
  • Session 0
  • Stars and Wishes
How will character creation work

In preparation for the exciting journey that awaits us, we'll come together in a special and immersive session 0, where we will embark on a collaborative character creation process. This pre-game gathering allows us to delve deep into the realms of creativity and storytelling as we fashion unique and captivating personas that will shape the very fabric of our adventure. Fear not, for this session is offered completely free of charge, giving us ample time to craft characters that resonate with our imaginations and align seamlessly with the unfolding narrative. So, gather your inspiration and let's weave the tapestry of our epic tale side by side!

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: High
  • Roleplay: Medium
  • Puzzles: Medium
  • Experience Level: None

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