Martel
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Mon 27 Nov 2017
at 04:44
Co-DM sought for 5e D&D fantasy/horror (Adult)
A Scathing of Feldourn is a largely by-the-book game of 5e D&D set very, very generally "in the Realms." Among the quirks of the setting, as I'm running it, are a frontier-town location and a (local) aversion to divine worship. I'm running a large group of players (12-15, depending upon whether or not certain individuals have lost interest) and will likely field two groups,  possibly three. There is a core plot, as well as several intertwining side-plots.

Players are beginning at level 1. We've yet to get into the meat of gaining experience and leveling up; things are still very much being sorted in-character. Some of the early plot hooks are tied to PC backgrounds and trinkets.

I'm looking for a non-player Co-DM to help me manage some of the details, plan and run some encounters, occasionally railroad, and to brainstorm new ways of making the players go "ohhh." All things being equal, I'd rather the co-DM not run an active PC, although taking charge of noteworthy NPCs is perfectly fine. I have the gist of the overall adventure planned, in terms of beginning-middle-end, but I'm always open to feedback; suggestions for tying loose ends together, and for moving the game along, will always be entertained. I'm not the best at gently encouraging players to get a move on, and am particularly open to suggestions there.

A Scathing of Feldourn: D&D 5e, loosely Realms-based, a few slight quirks to the setting (<-- game link). Fantasy, with strong horror undertones, visceral and psychological. Challenges to the players' sense of in-character morality. The aforementioned, plus the likelihood of violence and the portrayal of sapient suffering, lends the game its Adult classification. Most adult themes will be dealt with through descriptions of the aftermath, with the exception of specific moral quandaries posed to the players.

I'm running with the core rules, barring a few slight adjustments which were run by me individually. I'm sticking to core because I'm new to 5e, although I am running with the the variant human & feats options in play. The three pillars are pretty balanced, but that depends upon where you go in the world: Feldourn, vs. its environs, vs. the dungeon. I had planned to provide each group with 2-3 major "moving right along" updates per week, but I've thus far been unable to maintain that pace.

If you think you might be interested, please feel free to respond  by rMail, or RTJ. I'll be paying attention. I can share the finer details of what's already gone down, what I have planned, and so on, during our initial discussion.

A Scathing of Feldourn: D&D 5e, loosely Realms-based, a few slight quirks to the setting (<-- also the game link).

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Martel
 member, 23 posts
 D&D, Free-form, Original,
 and Fandom-based RP
Mon 4 Dec 2017
at 18:33
Co-DM sought for 5e D&D fantasy/horror (Adult)
I still have need of a co-DM for A Scathing of Feldourn, a homebrew 5e adventure loosely based in the Realms. I'm currently running it for 2-3 parties, depending upon how the remaining 11-12 players divide themselves.

The game is classified as Adult, for mature themes and psychological horror.

I need some general help with running the game; my strong suit is definitely design and background work. Whatever you might like to do as a co-DM, I'll take. Part of this will be brainstorming ideas to advance the plot.

I'm more than willing to work out individual details. Please rMail me or RTJ A Scathing of Feldourn for more information.