The Hourglass Coven: A Dark Fantasy Wild Beyond the Witchlight

The Hourglass Coven: A Dark Fantasy Wild Beyond the Witchlight

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Zoom, Theater of the Mind, D&D Beyond

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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

⚡ 18+ Only ⚡ 9-12 Total Episodes (depending on how the game goes) ⚡ SMALL table for a super personalized experience ⚡ FREE character portrait after 9 paid sessions ($200 value) 🍄 An abridged, dark fantasy version of Wild Beyond the Witchlight 🍄 Inspired by stories such as Peter Pan, Hansel & Gretel, Vasalisa the Brave, Wicked, & Kalevala (a Finnish epic poem) 🍄 A feywild dark domain of dread created for a specific purpose... 🍄 Loveable, quirky, & even romanceable NPCs (consensual) 🍄 Plot twists & big feelings 💁 Hello, I'm Beth the Bard, creator of She is the Ancient and dungeon master for D&D in a Castle! 🎲 THE GAME: Embark on a unique 9-episode journey through a dark fantasy variation of The Wild Beyond the Witchlight. Based on my soon-to-be-published supplement, this campaign weaves together canon Greyhawk lore and creative liberties to offer a truly immersive, lost-boy-style experience in a post-apocalyptic Prismeer. You start at the Witchlight Carnival, but it's not the same as you remember. There's no Mr. Witch and Mr. Light, no fun and joy. You're thrust into the chaotic aftermath of problems orchestrated by The Hourglass Coven, with an unlikely, wounded hero as your companion. 🎲 THE BOOK: Hourglass Coven is an upcoming 5e adventure book for DMs Guild. The full book is due for release in PDF & hardcover in late 2024. All players in this game will be considered pre-publication play-testers and given credit as such in the upcoming book. 🎲 THE SESSIONS: Please be ready to commit to the full 9 weeks of the game to create consistency for the players. To enhance the experience and offer a more personalized story, I only allow a maximum of 4 players in any virtual game. (Dungeons & Dragons, 5th edition) (Listing art was commissioned by me for the upcoming book cover.)

DMs Guild Writer
Published Writer
Women/Femme Identifying
Game Designer

2 years on StartPlaying

14 games hosted

Highly rated for: Inclusive, Creativity, Storytelling

Additional Details

How to prepare

✴️ Cameras are required for female safety at the table. They also enhance the game energy and help me to understand you better (I'm hard of hearing and rely on body language to help me.) ✴️ Please have a working microphone and reduce background noise. ✴️ We use Discord for group communication before, during, and after game sessions. ✴️ We use Zoom for the call because it has a great subtitle system! It was also be recorded for safety. 💻 Make sure to bring your digital or physical character sheet to the session ready to go. I am happy to help you character-build before the session and utilize it during our sessions. 🎲 You can roll digital or physical dice! We will have a D&D Beyond campaign that makes it easy to roll digitally together, but it's not required. ❗Important Notes❗ -No session refunds are offered in the case of a player cancellation less than 24 hours before the start of the session. This is a career; I must plan my income and table seats accordingly, with plenty of time to spare! Thanks for understanding. ❤️ -Consent forms are required before the start of the game. Respecting the group's consents and safety tools are required. I'm a woman on the internet and need to protect myself as much as I desire to protect my other players at the table. -I reserve the right to remove any player from my game that makes me feel unsafe or uncomfortable.

What I provide

💻 Visuals, ambiance, & immersion 💻 D&D Beyond campaign with unlocked sourcebook material 💻 FREE character portrait after 9 paid sessions ($200 value)

Gameplay details

Players can expect a rules-lite gaming experience as I'm very keen on the concept of yes, and. While we're following a campaign storyline, I try to make sure that my players do not feel railroaded and have plenty of time to explore and roleplay with one another.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Bleed
  • Breaks
  • Lines and Veils
  • Luxton Technique
  • Monte Cook RPG Consent Checklist
  • Open Door
  • Session 0
  • Stars and Wishes
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

Your character should be created ahead of game time. I highly recommend using DnD Beyond so you can join a campaign space to share a roll-room if you so choose! You'll also get access to my digital library for your booking(s).

Players can expect

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

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