COVID-Safe Play – please read!
D&D Guidelines (COVID-Safe) Nov 2020 (Will be reviewed prior to a 2021 restart – to be confirmed)
Prepared by F. Sinclair, Librarian, referenced from the D&D Core Rule Books: Player’s Handbook and Dungeon Master’s Guide, Published by Wizards of the Coast, 2014
RPG Activity – General Rules – To ensure everyone has a good time and that the various games run as smoothly as possible in the short time we have please read these rules. Covers things like respect for other players and your DM / GM; use of technology; resources use.
Guidelines & Expectations – Including character creation guidelines, and house rules for games run by Mrs Sinclair
DM Screen – Collated information useful for DMs, especially if you don’t have access to one of the screens available in the library (not enough to go round).
How to Play
How to Play / Dice – Overview
Using a Grid – Showing how movement, line of sight, cover and spells work on grid
Character Sheet – Print back-to-back
CharacterSheet (Colour Boxes) – Print back-to-back. Key parts of the sheet are highlighted with coloured boxes to enable DMs to easily direct [beginner] players to the right part.
Creating a D&D Character (This is how the Librarian, Mrs Sinclair, creates her characters if doing it on paper. Each person may develop their own system.)
Other Info & Accessories
Spell cards – Blank spell cards for you to note your spells on.
Initiative Tracking – 2x A5 initiative tables on A4. Print back-to-back (on short edge).
Orkney Library Winter D&D – Mrs Sinclair runs a monthly game at Orkney Library during the winter months, (usually) November through to March or April (barring illness). These guidelines specifically relate to these sessions and are adapted from the full Guidelines & Expectations shown above.
Dungeons & Dragons website (Wizards of the Coast):
Lost Mine of Phandelver Pt 1 (uploaded to You Tube by Dungeons & Dragons)(Useful to get an idea of how a game is run. They haven’t used grids or miniatures.)
Detentions & Dragons – Introducing Dungeons & Dragons in the classroom (Podcast).