Date of Award


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts



First Advisor

Benedict, Pinckney


This portfolio contains game material compatible with Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition which is meant to be used by dungeon masters to run their own games. Chapter 1 contains a broad description of the setting and a few of the major events and factions present in it. In Chapter 2, an introductory adventure is provided that can help integrate new players into the setting, as well as presenting a fun, locked-room style murder mystery. Chapter 3 details the history and important citizens of Cratis, a major city that is particularly relevant to major quest lines and other pieces of content planned for this setting. Chapter 4 provides rules for a unique form of chariot racing, which is intended, along with other types of spectacles and competitions, to be a significant feature of this setting. Appendix A contains the game statistics for original monsters created for use by dungeon masters with or without this material; all creatures not found in Appendix A that are mentioned in bold can be found in the System Reference Document and are thus free to use under Creative Commons. Finally, Appendix B contains one designed location and encounter meant to be used by other dungeon masters as they see fit.




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