You Awaken in a Strange Place- A great way to get into TTRPGs! (All ages welcome)

You Awaken in a Strange Place- A great way to get into TTRPGs! (All ages welcome)

You Awaken in a Strange Place on Discord, Theater of the Mind

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

Come with me on a journey to the most tantalizing parts of your imagination. Let's stretch our skull muscles to provide our own little slice of story-telling heaven. With me as your guide, you will be led into a world that is apart from anything you've ever known...anything you've ever created in a TTRPG. You will be given agency in the story we concoct as well as free reign to roam and explore it as you see fit. I'm happy to provide a stomping ground for players that are new to TTRPG's and love gaining experience and knowledge from those that have been at it much longer than me. FYI There's an adults-only and a teens-only version of this game if you've found yourself here by mistake. This is primarily meant for families to have a place to play together with themes and subjects that are sensitive to the youngest in the group.

Voice Actor

2 years on StartPlaying

28 games hosted

Highly rated for: Voices, Creativity, Storytelling

Additional Details

How to prepare

Fortunately all you need for my games is a microphone and a device that will run Discord. Webcams are ideal to see facial expressions and mannerisms, but they aren't required. The rules will be revealed to you during the session and as a reminder; one of the core tenants of the game is that everyone (including me) is to come to the table "unprepared." You can use two d6 dice, my discord bot, or google (or another virtual dice roller) to produce all the rolls you need. The entire system is based on two d6's, but don't let that oversimplification scare you...this game remains as complex as you choose to make it with the story we create with your character and the other players. I will provide a fillable PDF character sheet OR you can simply use pen-paper/document creator to make a sheet on the fly. Whatever floats your boat.

What I provide

This game will take place in the theatre of the mind (no maps, virtual table tops etc.) This can be intimidating or uncomfortable, but I assure you the system is purpose-built to enjoy with nothing but the brain box to fuel it. I'll be using physical dice and the rules document to give you an adventure you have never experienced and indeed will never experience again...because it's an improvised one-shot.

Gameplay details

Because of the improvisational nature of You Awaken in a Strange Place (YASP), it is difficult to give out every detail of what may transpire. It is heavily dependent on the group and its creation. However, in general, you can expect g-rated themes to be the norm while any major triggers or difficult topics are avoided upon request of a player in the group. This is a silly and often completely heinous game system. The results of the setup invariably create some chaos and it's best suited for those who enjoy flying by the seat of their pants OR are looking to gain insight into this play style. For those that are new to TTRPG's, this is unique in that you are responsible for helping in the creation of the setting and even mechanics that everyone else will be playing in. This can be intimidating, but I assure you the game lends itself to those who are daring enough to let serendipity grip them tightly until their creative juices flow out copiously.

Content warnings

    (none)

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

Character creation happens during the session. It is a simple creation system that also involves creating some stats for your character. We will work to make sure you have a good feel for who you are and how you integrate into the world we create by discussing each of your choices briefly as you go about bringing your character to life.

Players can expect

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

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