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The First Door || Apocalypse Keys

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The First Door || Apocalypse Keys

Apocalypse Keys on Discord, Roll20

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



  • Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Beginner

Price per player-session

About the adventure

An introduction to Apocalypse Keys, a relatively new game from Evil Hat Games (a variation of Powered by the Apocalypse). "A game of monsters bound by fate, love, and power. Explore emotional connections, complicated relationships, unpredictable mysteries, larger than life apocalyptical threats, and the brightest hope in the darkest despair." Inspired by stories like Hellboy and Men in Black, players take on the role of "Omen-class" monsters (or just Omens) who have joined the DIVISION to try to prevent the Apocalypse. You must fight harbingers while simultaneously struggling against your own monstrous nature to prevent yourself from BECOMING a harbinger. Only your bonds with your fellow Omens can help you remember yourself and your distant connection with humanity. Apocalypse Keys emphasizes safe storytelling with larger-than-life characters that form a found family. Beginner and LGBTQ+ friendly 🏳️‍🌈

Professional Game Master



5 Reviews


26 years as a TTRPG player

19 years as a Game Master

13 games hosted

Brings D&D 5e, Mothership, Pathfinder to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

Microphone is required. A webcam is encouraged but not absolutely necessary. It will go quicker if you already have roll20 and discord accounts--both of which are free. Character sheets will be run via roll20. I think this video gives a good idea for the "feel" of Apocalypse Keys:

What I provide

I bring the experience of someone who's been playing TTRPGs for over 25 years, and running games for most of that combined with the knowledge and experience of a psychologist to make a game that's--hopefully--engaging, entertaining, immersive, and welcoming for all kinds of players. I'll be using roll20 for maps and gameplay. And I'll be using Discord or Google Meets (depending on what the party prefers) for voice/video options and any handouts.

Gameplay details

We'll discuss safety during a session 0, and depending on that discussion may implement further tools.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Debriefing
  • Lines and Veils
  • Session 0
How will character creation work

We'll create characters together during our initial session or there are a number of premade characters you can choose. You can come with an idea of what kind of character you'd like to play, but we can also make it up as we go. You can find more on the official page ( just scroll all the way to "downloads" at the bottom for free resources.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: Medium
  • Puzzles: Medium
  • Experience Level: Beginner

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