The Harp of Discord

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Roll20, Foundry VTT, Discord

Dungeons & Dragons 5e


Foundry VTT

About the adventure

The Harp of Discord! Sehanine Moonbow's harp traces its tragic tale back to the beginnings of elven mythology and the betrayal of Araushnee. Since time immortal it has been lost, many say to the benefit of our world. Now a champion of Thoth, god of knowledge, claims to have found it! Could it truly be the legendary Harp of Discord? What is the horrible curse Araushnee placed upon it? Can the curse be broken or suppressed, or will it forever haunt the realm of morals? It's a simple mission, what could go wrong?... Rendezvous in the village of Tambrin with a champion of Thoth and help escort her back to the city of Darfeign, only 3 days journey. But arriving at the remote village you find an ancient, deadly curse unleashed by the very artifact the champion was charged with protecting. Now buried within the catacombs of the ruined Baywick Castle, somehow the Harp of Discord plays its destructive melody across the countryside. Can you stop the curse before all of Tambrin succumbs to its maddening song? The Harp of Discord is an immersive adventure for 4-6 2nd level characters in the homebrewed land of Janathrian. Expect a balanced amount of roleplaying, exploration, suspense, and combat. This adventure is open to all levels of player experience. New players will find the situations and challenges intuitive without needing a deep understanding of the rules. More seasoned players will enjoy exploring Janathrian and using their knowledge to unlock hidden rewards.

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Paul Zinke


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How to prepare

To enjoy this adventure players will need a stable internet connection, a microphone, a free Forge VTT or Roll20 account, and an eagerness to play. A webcam is highly suggested but not necessary.

What I provide

I will provide a Discord link, a link for The Forge VTT or Roll20, and my homebrew world of Janathrian.

Gameplay details

The Harp of Discord is a one-shot adventure for D&D 5th edition. Players will arrive at the village of Tambrin and speak to some of the folk there before descending into the catacombs of an ancient keep in order to recover the cursed harp before it drives the village inhabitants mad. There is a good balance between roleplaying, exploration and combat with some interesting optional puzzles and a dash of suspense. The player's actions will have a strong influence on the outcome of the story including some morale choices that will be made.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • X, N, and O Cards
  • Stars and Wishes
  • Breaks
How will character creation work

There will be several pre-generated character available or players may bring level 2 characters to this adventure. Players who would like to create their own characters need to follow the standard array of 15, 14, 13, 12, 10, 8 or the point-buy system using 27 points. Races and Classes can include anything from the Player's Handbook and any other published books by Wizards of the Coast. Equipment may consist of starting equipment plus 75 gp. Please email me a PDF or picture of your sheet prior to our game.

Players can expect

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

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Price per player-session
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  • Duration: 3.5 to 4 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: Open to all
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