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The Curse of Strahd ā€“ A Dark Tale of Monsters, Mysteries, and Tarroka Readings!

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The Curse of Strahd ā€“ A Dark Tale of Monsters, Mysteries, and Tarroka Readings!

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

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

$35.00

Information

  • Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: None

Price per player-session
$35.00

About the adventure

Let's embark on a journey through the mist-shrouded realm of Barovia, where a man, no, a monster, named Strahd von Zarovich rules with an iron grip. His land ensnared in perpetual twilight, haunted by tortured spirits and overshadowed by the imposing Castle Ravenloft. As you step into this accursed domain, prepare to unravel a tale of tragic love, dark secrets, and an undying thirst for power. And amidst the chilling winds, seek the guidance of Madame Eva, a mysterious fortune-teller with the power to unveil your destiny through the ancient art of Tarroka reading. As the cards are laid bare before you, the threads of fate weave a tapestry of challenges, allies, and ominous prophecies that will shape your journey. Will you embrace the cards' wisdom and forge a path to liberation, or will you succumb to the ominous predictions that foretell a darker fate? In Curse of Strahd, your choices shape the narrative, and the line between ally and adversary blurs. Will you succumb to the dread that permeates Barovia, or will you rise as a beacon of hope against the encroaching darkness? The story unfolds in your hands as you confront the enigmatic Strahd and his cursed realm. Are you ready to face the monsters that dwell within and forge your destiny in the gloom of Barovia?

Professional Game Master

Erick

he/him

21 Reviews

Hispanic/Latinx
Published Writer

27 years as a TTRPG player

8 years as a Game Master

9 games hosted

Brings Core Books, DND Beyond Resource Content, dice, maps, miniatures, cheat sheets (for new players) to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

NEEDED šŸ–„ļø A computer with internet access and dedicated GPU šŸ–„ļø šŸŽ™ļø Working microphone and headphones šŸŽ™ļø āš”ļø DnDBeyond Account (Free) āš”ļø šŸŽ® Discord account (Free) šŸŽ® ā™Ÿļø Forge VTT Account (Free) ā™Ÿļø RECOMMENDED šŸŽ„ Webcam (this is optional but adds a lot to the immersion of roleplaying) šŸŽ„ šŸ“‹ Review of campaign rules (link will be provided) šŸ“‹ āœ… Character design/background concept āœ…

What I provide

šŸ—ŗļø Animated maps and visual aids šŸ—ŗļø šŸŽµ Curated musical playlist šŸŽµ šŸ“ Wiki access to lore of the campaign šŸ“ šŸ“” Website to store notes šŸ“” šŸ“š DnD Beyond access to core and supplement digital books. šŸ“š āœ… Campaign rules and expectations as well as home-brew rules āœ…

Gameplay details

With a lot of darkness in this campaign there are quite a bit of possibilities for triggers. We will go over these in a session zero. We will be also using a variation of the X, N, O card system as well as an open door system. At the end of each session will also be a way to talk about the session.

Content warnings

    (none)

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

We will be creating a characters during a session 0. The guidelines of character creation will be sent to you in a link as well of the rest of the session 0 information. Creation Rule Preview: Starting at level 2 Point Buy Stats Most lineages available šŸš« Not Allowed šŸš« Lone wolves, Murder Hobos Multi-classing without a story reason Unearthed Arcana material Home-brewed content

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: Medium
  • Puzzles: Low
  • Experience Level: None

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