The Curse of Fate D&D 5e
Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Discord, Roll20
About the adventure
There is a mysterious cottage in the Harkwoods where time acts in reverse. At night it has a vibrant garden, lush with plant life and the sound of birds chirping all around, though none can be seen. There is a pattern to it there, a cadence. During the day, all the plants wither away and die around the home, and its cheerily painted façade loses its luster, holes appear in the boards and panes of glass. A wind can be heard but not felt, ripping through the garden. Not a leaf stirs at the passage of the wind. This setting-neutral story was written by yours truly and is a Copper Bestseller on DMs Guild! It is meant for players who love solving puzzles, riddles, and escape rooms and is light on combat.
How to prepare
Basic webcams and mics are perfectly fine! This isn't a streamed Actual Play, and the important thing is that we are able to see each other and understand one another. Please have a basic understanding of the rules of 5e, but you don't need to be an expert by any means! That's what I'm here for. You are welcome to have your own physical dice to play with, or you can use virtual dice on websites such as D&D Beyond or even just Google's dice rolling system.
What I provide
I will bring a whole host of LGBTQ+ NPCs and a detailed map for the characters to explore.
I will send out a copy of the form-fillable Lines & Veils PDF to all players prior to the game, and we will discuss these in session zero with names stripped away to be anonymous. There will be no graphic gore in this game, as it is one of my lines, and will be at most fade to black. If at any time a player needs to modify their Lines & Veils, they are absolutely welcome to message me privately and we will pivot/update that information accordingly. After each session, we will give a quick recap of how the session went and if there are any shifts in tone needed to ensure that all players have an enjoyable time.
- Character Death
Safety tools used
- Lines and Veils
- Session 0
- X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work
Characters for this game will be level four and can be created on your own on D&D Beyond. If you have any questions or are new to D&D, I am happy to meet with you for a half hour to build your character with you! I use the 4d6 method for stats, where you roll 4d6 and drop the lowest number for each roll to determine your character's stats.
Players can expect
- Combat/Tactics: Low
- Roleplay: Medium
- Puzzles: High
- Experience Level: Open to all
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