: The Blood Queen's Defiance
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Our first 5th Edition 3-adventure arc that requires no DM! - Blood Queen's Defiance Print-And-Play PDF is a 5th Edition campaign for five characters of 4th level. Watch a spoiler-free live-play.

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The Blood Queen's Defiance is our first DMless adventure for a 4th level party!

Check out Journey to Beryl's Reach, which can be played as a sequel to BQD, or played on it own!
Check out Valbrik's Silver Ring, which can be played as a sequel to BQD or JBR, or played on it own!

We've written a typical 5e adventure, but instead of publishing it in a book for one DM to read and run for their group, we've taken the encounters and placed them on cards. The group then divides those cards up among themselves and chooses the encounters that will make up the night's adventure. The encounters are divided into five categories: Combat, Puzzle, Roleplay, Skill Challenge, and Wildcard.

The players then take turns running their chosen encounters for the rest of the group, controlling their character as normal.

Here's a detailed explainer for how the game is played:

Tags: Combat, Dm-less, Dmless, No Dm, Puzzle, Roleplay, Skill Challenge, Social, The Blood Queen's Defiance, Wild Card

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