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The Haunting of Moor House: A Ghost Story

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The Haunting of Moor House: A Ghost Story

Old School Essentials on Discord, Theater of the Mind, Owlbear Rodeo

Price per player-session
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  • Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Beginner

Price per player-session

About the adventure

The house looms over the moors. Just one candle is lit in the window. Can you discover the tragedy that befell this house? Will you face the ghosts of the past? The candlelight flickers. This is a ghost story in the classic style. If you like The Haunting of Hill House or The Turn of the Screw, you will enjoy this. It is a mini-campaign will last between 3 and 5 sessions. The Old School Essentials is a fast-paced easy-to-learn ruleset that puts the focus on roleplaying and imagination over rules. Player characters are more vulnerable, making it suitable for horror.

Professional Game Master

GM Brian


10 Reviews

Game Designer

27 years as a TTRPG player

27 years as a Game Master

65 games hosted

Brings too many books to mention, dice, voices, handouts, maps, Owlbear Rodeo, Kenku FM, and experience to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

🎤A microphone 🎮Discord account (free to register) 🎲We will roll dice in Discord 💻Webcam optional 📜Old School Essentials is a simple version of D&D that puts the focus on play and in-game rulings, rather than character options or rules for every situation. Reading rules ahead of time is completely optional. If you wish to, the free Basic Rules are here:

What I provide

📖Rules knowledge 🧝‍♀️A player agency-oriented approach 🎭Creepy voices and descriptions 🎵Ambience with Kenku Radio 🖼Scene & key character illustrations 🎧Our own Discord server for voice chat 🌘Gothic horror

Gameplay details

This tale deals with some mature topics. You may fill out the RPG consent checklist ahead of the first session or at the beginning of the first session to let me know how you'd like certain topics handled. During the first session we'll go over X, N, and O cards. Breaks will take place about halfway through the session. You can step away from your computer if you need to.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Breaks
  • Monte Cook RPG Consent Checklist
  • Open Door
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

During the first session, we will create characters together and then level them up to level 4. We will generate ability scores using a method drawn from Advanced Dungeons & Dragons that balances luck and choice. You may use the Old School Essentials Classic Fantasy or Advanced Fantasy rules for character creation, with only minor adjustments necessary. If you aren't sure what that means, fear not! All will be made clear soon.

Players can expect

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

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