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The Multiverse of Aether | A 5e Play by Post Experience

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The Multiverse of Aether | A 5e Play by Post Experience

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Discord, D&D Beyond

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  • Duration: 5 to 5 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: Open to all
  • Price per player-session

    About the adventure

    Over the last three centuries, the Capital and its human patriarchy have enjoyed their reign over the continent of Aether. Through manipulation and brute force, the King and his Council of Human Elders ended the Symbios Era and built an economic and legal system designed to maintain their position as the wealthy elite in a society previously known for its mutual respect and shared prosperity. Over the last three days, the independent Town of Sora has been cut off from the rest of the kingdom by a group of bandits whose motives remain unclear. While Capital forces await Mayor Kava's capitulation and acceptance of their presence, a new wave of revolution begins to rise, and an existential threat greater than corrupt politics reifies just beyond the horizon. Answer the call to adventure, protect the people of Sora, and uncover a conspiracy as grand as it is mysterious as you travel the continent and the planes beyond. The multiverse is your stage, and the performance is yours to manifest. The Aether campaign features well over 150 unique and compelling NPCs, several immense factions and organizations, a unique multiversal setting composed of multiple planes of existence, and a main quest line that takes you from an outstanding individual in a small town to a form of consciousness with unimaginable power. It's a wild ride. My goal with Aether is to create a political drama that feels real and complex, then to contextualize it with a metaphysical conversation so profound that overthrowing the government and subverting the human patriarchy seems a simple and mundane task. The storytelling power is largely in your hands in Aether. You can create virtually any story, making your own cities, organizations, or gods if you'd like. The setting is flexible enough to let you create basically anything you want. If you prefer text based rpgs over audio/video sessions or your schedule doesn't quite allow you to join a game weekly, this is your chance to experience The Multiverse of Aether in a brand new format: Play by Post. This is going to be an unprecedented story, and I'm thrilled to share it with you.

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    8 Reviews

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    5 years as a TTRPG player

    5 years as a Game Master

    180 games hosted

    Brings a custom, adaptable, lore rich, homebrew multiverse, an expanding collection of published and personal creations, original music (live and recorded), and a strong desire to grow to the table

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    Additional Details

    How to prepare

    Once you sign up, I'll send you an invite to the server. From there, we'll get your character ready in dndbeyond, and make sure you have everything you need to start adding to the story.

    What I provide

    I'll have reader-friendly pdfs ready to illustrate the world and I'll be available to answer any questions you have along the way. I have a ton of content unlocked in dndbeyond, so you'll have plenty of options for character creation. I'll also share new concept art, original music, and encounter maps as they appear in the story.

    Gameplay details

    This game will be played in the Aether Community Discord server. We'll have a private category dedicated to our story, our conversations, and extra content such as concept art and original music. Feel free to message me whenever; I'm here to help you feel comfortable and confident while we engage in this experience. Once you sign up, I'll walk you through everything you need to get started. I'll be posting in the server at least once everyday, and if I need a day or two away, I'll communicate that beforehand.

    Content warnings


    Safety tools used
    • Aftercare
    • Breaks
    • Debriefing
    • Lines and Veils
    • Open Door
    • Session 0
    How will character creation work

    When you're ready to join, you and I will work together to create a character in the world. I'll be available to offer context and guidance where needed. Whether you join in the beginning or midway through, the process will be the same, but the information will adapt to your needs.

    Players can expect

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

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