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The Orrery of the Wanderer | Dark Office Comedy & Corporate Intrigue

The Orrery of the Wanderer | Dark Office Comedy & Corporate Intrigue

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Discord, Foundry VTT

Price per player-session

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  • Duration: 3 to 3 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: None

Price per player-session

About the adventure

Ever wondered what its like to play in a darkly comedic fantasy setting where corporations exist? Well, you've come to the right place! You'll like this game if you want: 🌈 a beginner-friendly and LGBTQ+ friendly game πŸ–₯️ a highly automated and feature-rich way to play the game via Foundry VTT Β© an official D&D adventure 🎭 lots of combat, exploration, and roleplay πŸ˜‚ bucketloads of hilarity and shenanigans πŸͺ to explore new franchise-building rules πŸ—ΊοΈ to travel across the Forgotten Realms A year ago, a dwarf named Caerhan Coalsmith finds a golden orrery housing buried in the remains of a ruined tower, missing its clockwork components. Rumors tell of how its magic powers would increase if its missing components were placed within it. After a tragic incident, however, Caerhan decides that the relic must be destroyed in a secret shrine beneath the city of Waterdeep. But when he activates the shrine, a minor earthquake opens a sinkhole, cracking walls and sidewalks across the city. Meanwhile, a case of mistaken identity gives you and your party a rare opportunity to make a name for yourselves in Acquisitions Incorporated. You are assigned to investigate one of the sinkhole fissures that opened up after the earthquake. βš™οΈ Find the missing parts of the orrery and prevent them from falling into the wrong hands 🚧 Traverse secret tunnels to discover the cause of an earthquake 🏞️ Investigate the destruction of a franchise HQ in the small mining town of Phandalin πŸŒ€ Go portal hopping in a race against time πŸ’ Attend a wedding as a ruse to get inside a dwarven fortress' impenetrable vault πŸ’² Grow your franchise πŸ“ˆ Gain ranks in your company position πŸ“ Engage in franchise tasks during downtime Image by Markus Bieck from Pixabay

3 years on StartPlaying

229 games hosted

Highly rated for: Creativity, Inclusive, Teacher

Additional Details

How to prepare

πŸŽ™οΈ A mic is required. A webcam is optional. πŸ“œ You do not need to have read the rules ahead of time as the rules will be explained as we play. πŸ•’ If you're joining midway through the campaign, you will need to undergo an onboarding session on Discord one hour before the session starts.

What I provide

πŸ–₯️ High-resolution maps, tokens, dynamic lighting, and automation via Foundry VTT πŸ“š Access to the Player's Handbook, Xanathar's Guide, Tasha's Cauldron, Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide, Waterdeep: Dragon Heist, and Acquisitions Incorporated, plus character sheet options from many other books such as Monsters of the Multiverse on D&D Beyond

Gameplay details

πŸ“• The Orrery of the Wanderer is an official D&D adventure, published in the Acquisitions Incorporated sourcebook. 🏦 Besides being a fantasy adventure, the game will feature dark office comedy and corporate intrigue πŸ“œ We will be using the default rules as much as possible. ✨The aim of this campaign is to have a fun storytelling journey together and to have a positive experience interacting with others. To this end, players are expected to be compassionate, supportive, and respectful of others. 🚧 For safety, please line (or veil) any subject matter that you wish to exclude (or not have described in detail).

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Breaks
  • Lines and Veils
  • Open Door
  • Session 0
  • Stars and Wishes
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

πŸ“ Before our first session together, go ahead and create a character on D&D Beyond, adhering to the guidelines posted on the campaign page. All standard Forgotten Realms races are permitted, including the Verdans. Characters will need to be mostly fleshed out at least two hours before the start of the session. πŸ“ˆ Advancement will be story based and we will be playing from levels 1 to 6.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: High
  • Roleplay: High
  • Puzzles: High
  • Experience Level: None

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