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[D&D 4e] Heaven's Gate (Pick Up Game - 5/31 6pm edt)
Pick up game tonight 5/31/2009 at 6 pm eastern using MapTools 1.3b56
What is a shared campaign?
If you know anything about the Living games run by the RPGA, much like that. Otherwise, read on. The shared campaign concept allows multiple DM's to run adventures using the same campaign setting, drawing on a pool of characters and players, rather than having their own exclusive group each adventure. Through consistent treasure awards, balance is maintained despite the diversity of characters and adventures.
How It Works
DM's schedule a game and detail how many seats are reserved (no more than half) and how many are open, which region the adventure is in, and what level the adventure is for. Players may sign up with eligible characters. Players with lower particpation points have first shot at open seats. Signups are closed one hour before the game. Any open seats at that point are first come, first serve at game time.
Heaven's Gate will be run chat only using MapTool. Each session/adventure will last around four hours and can take place at any time or date.
The Campaign Setting - link (An ongoing WIP)
Heaven's Gate is a high fantasy campaign set upon the shattered remains of a verdant moon. The moon was shattered several hundred million years ago by a comet and the shards from the cataclysm fell into the upper atmosphere of a massive gas giant, where the shards drift on the wind in airy skies. The story begins a generation after the fall of the Vanathiel Empire and the disappearance of the Imperial Magi and the Skyship Engineers. Ancient bloodlines, oppressed during Imperial rule, have resurfaced across the Midlands, claiming ancient thrones and reigniting blood wars from ages past. Brigands and warlords are seizing power in the unclaimed territories, the borderlands crawl with monstrous creatures long thought dead, and the drahken (dragonborn) to the south are rumored to be massing for war upon the Midlands.
If you're interested in something like this or have any questions just ask and post a link to a character sheet made according to the campaign rules. Thanks!