Hello everyone! I am the Infraggable Tony-Man, and this is my first post as a contributor! But, lo! This post is not the first time I have made a contribution to The Geek Initiative. You can find my first post here. Before I get into the details of my gaming session that I have mostly planned and lined up, I think it best to list of my “geek credentials.” I’ll list them off quickly, keeping in mind that this is in no means an extensive list.
-Born in 1983
-Believer and supporter of the controversial “Han shot first.”
-Tabletop Roleplayer (Not just D&D)
-“Tabletop” Season 3 backer
-Owner of every generation of Nintendo. (NES, SNES, N64, NGC, Wii, WiiU)
-Comic book/comic book movie enthusiast
-Aspiring voice actor/actor
I could list so many more things but, I digress. What I plan to do, is take possibly eight adventurers through a world that I created known as Kel’dymir, and uncover secrets, treasure, romance, intrigue, and perhaps a little something about themselves.
As of this writing, “Season 1” or, the actual first session does not start until July 11th, so until then, “Season 0” is to introduce the characters, go over some background elements, talk about what I do as DM, maybe give some insight on how to DM, if you’re interested in being a DM but are a little nervous about being one, and just get familiarized with Dungeons and Dragons as a whole.
The Adventuring Party
With that out of the way, please let me introduce to you for the first entry in this series, four of the possibly eight adventurers going on this dangerous quest, in no particular order.
Fergus Fungusfoot, Level one Half-Orc Barbarian (Chaotic Neutral)
Fergus Fugusfoot watches over his friends as though they were a litter of pups, he prefers the wilderness over the cities, and he feels that any lasting damage to the wilderness is the same as damaging his home. The thing about Fergus Fungusfoot is that he remembers every insult that is hurled his way and holds silent resentment who has ever wrong him.
Dwarfy McDwarfingsonton (Name pending), Level One Dwarf Cleric (Neutral Good)
Unfortunately, there is no real pertinent information for this character as of yet. The player who plays this character is incredibly indecisive. The sort of indecisive where if you give him two things to eat, but he can only choose one, he would still take about 20-30 minutes to decide. I am sure that this will come into play later on in the game.
Gogg Paletooth, Level One Half-Orc Bard (Chaotic Good)
Gogg Paletooth, (Paletooth, because he is one of a few Half-Orcs who actually brush their teeth) has a crude sense of humor. His city, nation, and its people are all that matter. Those who fight beside him are people who are worth dying for. But his pride is one where he would rather eat his armor than admit he’s wrong. Gogg Paletooth was forced into the Army, and worked as a bugler for his unit. When his unit suffered almost complete casualties, those few remnants were disbanded due to clerical errors.
Xayana Dalin, Level One Drow Elf Fighter (Chaotic Good)
Xayana Dalin takes great pains to always look her best and following the latest fashions. She feels that she must prove that she can handle herself without the coddling of her family. She also wants the common folk to see her as a hero of the people. However, she truly thinks that the world revolves around her. Xayana was raised by noble humans. Her adopted parents promoted philanthropy, and taught her some survival tricks and tactics. Young Xayana does not know whether her biological parents are alive, or dead. Xayana’s last memories of the drow was that she was apparently rescued from them, thus she is somewhat of a self-loathing Drow. Her adopted noble parents were murdered, but as of right now she has no clue surrounding the truth behind these events. At a young age of 26, Xayana seeks vengeance, wants to find her kidnapped fiancee, try to establish a relationship between drow and humans, and find her twin sibling.
These are the known player characters at this time. All stats were determined by rolling 4d6, and then keeping the best 3. These scores were also adjusted by racial traits, which is why Fergus Fungusfoot has a 20 in his strength.
Well, everyone. That’s it for this time, but I intend to make this into a series, so until next time!