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THE FORBIDDEN CAVERNS OF ARCHIA - A CLASSIC FANTASY MEGADUNGEON! (Beginner Friendly + 🏳️‍🌈)

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THE FORBIDDEN CAVERNS OF ARCHIA - A CLASSIC FANTASY MEGADUNGEON! (Beginner Friendly + 🏳️‍🌈)

Shadowdark RPG on Discord, Owlbear Rodeo, Theater of the Mind

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

$20.00

Information

  • Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

Price per player-session
$20.00

About the adventure

🌆 Explore A Sunken City Filled With Shadows and Evil 🧙‍♂️Old School Gameplay, Fast Deadly Combat, Story Driven 🌑Survive the Dark The Forbidden Caverns of Archaia is an exploration-style megadungeon converted for Shadowdark. Players begin with first level characters and continue through mid and high level play. The Forbidden Caverns of Archaia starts in the town of Eastdale located in a cool temperate region known as The Prelacy of Middenmark, situated in the Northern Reaches. Over the course of the adventure, players will learn that various tribes of monstrous humanoids have gathered in the sunken city of Archaia under the banner of great evil. Forbidden Caverns is intended to support an extended campaign lasting months and years. Unlike some megadungeons (constructed vertically with descending levels and sub-levels corresponding to character ability), Forbidden Caverns presents a vast, and dynamic, outdoor sandbox environment with opportunities for dungeon exploration and discovery. ABOUT THE GAME Weekly 3-hour sessions hosted on Owlbear Rodeo. Audio on Discord. Experienced or new players welcome. This adventure advances characters to level 10 and Beyond spanning Official Core material, Cursed Scrolls, Adaptations and Homebrew. Contact me to find out where we are in this Campaign and join if there is a free seat! ABOUT GM Manny GM Manny offers paid weekly games you can count on. Weekly 3-hour D&D, OSR and Shadowdark game sessions on Owlbear Rodeo using official campaign materials, music and sound effects, 3D dice rolling, Dynamic Lighting (revealing maps as you explore), sourcebook/compendium sharing and scripts which automate manual tasks. We use Discord for audio and each group gets its own channels to talk between games.

Professional Game Master

GM Manny

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27 Reviews

25 years as a TTRPG player

3 years as a Game Master

115 games hosted

Brings D&D5E all official source material, ShadowDarkRPG all official source material, a large pile of OSR and OSE material to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

Computer and Internet required. High speed internet will make for a more enjoyable experience. Mic and headphones required (speakers cause echo). Set up free account on Discord. Recommend Chrome or Firefox browser. Install the Discord app on computer and join our Gold & Glory server (link on your dashboard here after you join the game). Send token image to GM Manny (or request a custom token from GM Manny). If you require a familiar or Wild Shape forms or Summon creatures, please alert GM Manny well before the game.

What I provide

GM Manny uses official Shadowdark campaign materials supplemented with additional maps, music and sound effects, 3D dice rolling, Dynamic Lighting (revealing maps as you explore), customized tokens, sourcebook/compendium sharing in Foundry VTT or Owlbear Rodeo. We use Discord for audio and each group gets its own channels to talk between games.

Gameplay details

Safety: Rape, Sexual Assault - Will not be part of this game.

Content warnings

    (none)

Safety tools used
  • Breaks
  • Debriefing
  • Open Door
How will character creation work

Characters will be made during session 0 on our Discord server; it is preferred to have an idea before then. The session 0 will help create ties between characters and make sure the team dynamic works smoothly! Character creation is very quick and can happen on the fly in game as well.

Players can expect

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

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