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Old Feb 19th, 2021, 12:01 PM
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5e Adventures

Game Name5e Adventures
Game SystemDnD 5e
ThemeÆgyptian Adventures
FlavourHeroic Fantasy
Plot Summary
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Anubis' Needle stands proud in Saka's necropolis, greeting mourners as they come to entomb their loved ones in the famous burial site. Seventeen hundred years ago, while the Anubian priest Nefru Shepes began the process of rebuilding the city, along with sealing away the dead part of the city from the living and consecrating the necropolis, a stone from the heavens streaked thru the sky, plunging into the cool waters of the river Sphinx. Nefru Shepes decreed the celestial event was an omen of favor from the Master of Graves, and he ordered workers to retrieve the stone from the riverbed. Stoneworkers sculpted the meteorite into a capstone for an obelisk to be set in the city' new necropolis as a symbol of Anubis' blessing upon Saka.

The adventure begins in the city of Saka, where the Asp and Crook Rivers converge to create the River Sphinx in southeastern Osirion. The PCs begin in Saka and are acquainted with one another. With the necropolis open by royal decree, the priests of the local temple of Anubis have been tasked with assigning sites for exploration by adventuring companies. Registering is a simple process; there are no background checks or special fees. A priest simply records the name of the company and the names of its members.

Level: 1

Party Size: Looking for 5 players.

Religion:The people of Ægypt worship the Egyptian Pantheon found in the PHB.

 

Alignment: No evil alignment allowed.

Level: 1st

Party Size: Looking for 5 players.

Sourcebooks: PHB, Volo, SCAG, XGE, Tasha.

Monk: Not appropriate for this setting.

Warlock: only two Patrons allowed are Genie and the Fiend (Demon Lord Yeenoghu)

Names: Characters from Ægyptus should have Egyptian names while characters from Axum should have Congo-Niger names.

Languages- Human Ethnic language of humans from Ægyptus is Ægyptian while humans from Axum speak Æmharic.

Weapons: Crossbows, Lance, Pike, Rapier are not appropriate for this setting.

Application deadline: March 5th Midnight EST

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AlemarAhmoseLeonine/PaladinComplete
ChiefDisbelief--Interest
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Drachenspirit--Interest
Penbeast0KnhurnHawk-headed Aven/WarlockComplete
Strange 2099--Interest

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Old Feb 19th, 2021, 02:54 PM
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I like the setting, I haven’t seen many games that use Ancient Egyptian mythology as a basis to create a game. I’ll start work on a character.

I’m assuming you mean the deadline to be March 5th and not Feb 5th?
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Something else came to Fruition that I had been waiting on. I am no longer able to deliver an App to this game. All apologies.
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Old Feb 19th, 2021, 03:18 PM
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I’m assuming you mean the deadline to be March 5th and not Feb 5th?
LOL

You are right.

Waiting to next Feb 5th would be a long time.
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I'm intrigued by the chance to play one of the races from Amonkhet!
Is the game structured basically as a big dungeon crawl, clearing the temples?
What would you say is the intended mix of Combat/Exploration/Role Playing?
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Sounds interesting to me too; I will throw my Nemes into the ring

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Name: Knhurn -- meaning Reborn of the Sun
Race: Aven (Hawk Headed)
Class: Warlock (Djinni)
Background: Urchin

Appearance/Backstory: Previously a skinny, pre-teen street brat, Khnurn was following the magnificent adventurers coming to Saka clad in their gleaming armors or rich woven robes. Seeing a small token fall and roll into the dirt, he quickly and surreptitiously scooped it up. Drifting into a daydream of being one of those amazing beings, he heard a voice in his head, "Is that what you wish?"

"Oh yes, I want to be an adventurer, to do magic, to fly . . . " his imagination soaring.

And, to the young urchin's wonderment and delight, he found himself marching in the adventuring party he had seen earlier. Only he was no longer a scrawny beggar boy, now he was a tall, half man-half hawk, with gleaming wings of bronze and gold feathers and yellow eyes that glowed in the sun. And, he had magical powers! And the other adventurers all knew him; he was one of them! Maybe the djinni was bored and looking for more entertainment, maybe there were conditions of servitude, but for him, the gift of the djinni was a dream come true and he would be eternally grateful.

Role Play: The Paladin of Ra threw back his cloak, his armor gleaming bronze around the golden sun symbol in his chestpiece. Khnurn stalked up to him, his tall feathered body erect and his yellow eyes gleaming in his impassive face, one cruelly barbed talon reaching out to tap the Paladin on the displayed symbol of his God. Opening his beak, Khnurn's harsh voice rasped out in tones of beaten metal:

"Dang dude, that's sick. . . . (giggle). That is just so kewl. "




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Name: Ahmose
Race: Leonin
Class: Paladin of Bast
Background: Outlander

Appearance: Ahmose has a thin mane to match his thin wiry frame. He is small for a Leonin, somewhat the runt of his litter, however he has intelligent eyes. Black pools that prove while he may not be the biggest in stature, he has found other ways to impressively make up for his size.

Backstory: Ahmose almost didn't survive his birth, being the small, weak, runt that he was; However, he must have had something special residing within him for Bast decided to spare is life. As he struggled to grow amongst his litter, he always felt a burning voice inside of him, a voice that taught him tricks to gain food, told him the tactics to survive his fights, and this voice even told him "as long as you can prove your worth by surviving this harsh upbringing, you will be rewarded with strength and power... I promise you Ahmose" He did not know the owner of this voice at first, though eventually he met a priest who told him that he bore the mark of Bast, queen of cats, and master of war. That day he finally knew what purpose his life was to have. He decided one night that this was the meaning he had been looking for, the reason he had been able to hear that strange voice...it must have been Bast calling to him. That next morning, he found his way to one of her temples, and dedicated his life to Bast's service. The head priestess, seeing this outward display of devotion, took him in, clothed, and outfit him, and began his training in the ways of the Paladin.

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I'm intrigued by the chance to play one of the races from Amonkhet!
Is the game structured basically as a big dungeon crawl, clearing the temples?
What would you say is the intended mix of Combat/Exploration/Role Playing?
Combat and Exploration heavy bt there are role playing opportunities.

Eventually the characters will visit other locales.
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Old Feb 22nd, 2021, 08:36 PM
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Definitely interested.

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Name: Ahmose
Race: Leonin
Class: Paladin of Bast
Background: Outlander
Anything you want to tell me about your character?
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Anything you want to tell me about your character?
you didn't post what you were looking for in your advertisement, so I didn't really know how much you wanted me to put. Since penbeast's app is marked complete Ill just use his as a template.
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