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When the Candles Go Out...: A Dnd 5e Birthday Experience

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When the Candles Go Out...: A Dnd 5e Birthday Experience

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Discord, Above VTT

Price per player-session
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  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: Beginner
  • Price per player-session

    About the adventure

    Do you know someone with a birthday coming up? Do you want to give them a gift that is unique and memorable? Try this birthday themed one-shot! "You are a group of adventurers traveling on the road to Waterdeep with dreams of making some gold and possibly a name for yourselves when you discover that one of your group has a birthday today. Eating dry rations and bathing in dust is no way to celebrate a birthday so you stop at a small village tavern and find that the towns folk are more than happy to join you for your celebration. Drinks flow. Music and dance fill the common room. They even produce a massive cake glowing with candles...but when you blow them out... the true nature of this town comes to light...Can the adventurers overcome or will this be the last birthday they ever celebrate?" This is an adventure filled this whimsy and terror and good dose of wacky fun. It can be tailored to fit your birthday needs. It is for 3 to 6 characters of 3rd level. It has opportunities for roleplay , combat and puzzle solving and a lot of fun!

    Professional Game Master

    Cobalt Blue


    133 Reviews

    35 years as a TTRPG player

    35 years as a Game Master

    532 games hosted

    Brings every book on DND Beyond, the easiest virtual table top (Above VTT), professional audio and sound effects by Syrinscape and a lot of fun and excitement to the table

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    Additional Details

    How to prepare

    Voice will be through discord. You will receive an invite to the Cobalt's Quest server. Locate the name of the game (When the Candle's Go Out and click on the Gaming voice channel. Video is optional. Characters should be prepared in DnD Beyond from the link emailed to you. Please check the Prep Materials Section to find all the links that you need.

    What I provide

    I will provide access to character creation through DnD Beyond as well as pre-generated characters for those who want them. I will provide maps and tokens for players unless players have tokens they wish to provide. Lots of fun.

    Gameplay details

    This game will immerse you into the three tenants of Dungeons and Dragons. Exploration, Roleplay, and Combat. This game contains fantasy violence and elements of horror. We'll be using Roll20 for maps, lighting, resources and more. We'll use a combination of strategic combat using gridded maps, and more narrative, theater-of-the-mind combat when appropriate. Roleplay is highly suggested. You don't have to use a special voice for your character but acting as your character in terms of behaviors, decisions, and values (just to name a few), is essential. Knowledge of the rules is helpful but not necessary. You can learn as you play along. I use lines and veils for safety. Lines and veils set boundaries on content for a game. Lines are hard limits on content. They are things that the players don’t want in the game. Veils are things that are ok to be suggested at but to not be shown.Lines and veils can be adjusted as needed throughout the game. This game contains fantasy violence. I have a zero tolerance policy on the following in or out of game: SEXUAL ASSAULT (OF ANY KIND) RACISM / HOMOPHOBIA / SEXISM

    Content warnings


    Safety tools used
    • Lines and Veils
    How will character creation work

    Players will receive a link from me to build a character in DnD Beyond so that they can have access to my vast library of materials. I will be available to answer any character creation questions up until game time. I will also have pre-generated characters available for use if people want to just jump in. Please check the Prep Materials Section to find all the links that you need.

    Players can expect

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

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