The Dungeon Masters

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Jeremy Crawford

Lead Rules Developer of Dungeons and Dragons and managing editor at Wizards of the Coast

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Satine Phoenix

Satine is a co-creator of Maze Arcana with Ruty Rutenberg. Everything they do is to promote the equality of each other in the gaming space and promote cooperation rather than the "one voice, one perspective" style of Game Master. She is the DM of Sirens of the Realms on twitch.tv/dnd,  a comic book artist of the New Praetoreans, and a working actor.

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Ruty Rutenberg

Writer, Actor, and Executive producer for Maze Arcana.

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Zoltar

Christian Bellomo is a Freelance Art Director with a indomitable passion for Dungeons & Dragons, Food and new Technologies. His nickname zoltar is taken from a Fortune Teller Machine. Zoltar runs the popular website sageadvice.eu.

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James Introcaso

Best-selling game designer who has authored products for Wizards of the Coast, Kobold Press, and Roll20. Produces the Don't Split the Podcast network.

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Tim Mottishaw

DM of Loose Endz & SkyFyre Comics Podcasts. Coordinator at GaymerX.

The Castle

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Like stepping into a fantasy, a holiday at the Chateau de Challain is truly a fairy tale come to life. This stunning chateau is the stuff dreams are made of. Your registration includes accommodation, all food and drinks for all guests, and all gaming. There are no costs beyond the registration fee. Once you get to the castle, all is taken care of. (Note, all dietary requirements can be accommodated).

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Select the room of your choice, for the size of your party. All rooms are stunning, whether in the castle or the outbuildings in the grounds. Once you register, you will be contacted by your Dungeon Master, to begin building your character.

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But I've never played before...

No problem. Professional DMs will work with you before you arrive. We'll explain everything you need to know and make sure you have a great time even if you've never played before.

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Who is organizing it?

Regency Encounters (facebook) is a premium period events company located in Canada. They organize four period costume balls every year. This is their first D&D event.

WHAT DOES THE COST INCLUDE?

Four nights in a luxurious castle, twenty four hours of gaming, and breakfast. There is a village nearby within walking distance for lunch and dinner, however meal plans will be sold if you wish to dine in the castle with the DMs.

WHO ARE THE DMs?

Dungeon Masters (DMs) are the people that run the games. They are in charge of making sure everyone has fun and that the story plays out well. We are still recruiting DMs and will post their profiles when available. Our criteria for our DMs is as as follows: lots of experience with new and venerated players; focus on story rather than rules; and make sure everyone is having fun.

WHAT KIND OF GAME WILL IT BE?

Rule of Cool. This game will be focused on simplicity and fun for a variety of players. The main point is to play in a castle and have a good time with new people. DMs will be focusing on pace and story, rules lawyering will be adjudicated swiftly and fairly.

HOW LONG WILL WE PLAY EACH DAY?

There will be two sessions during the day and optional sessions in the evening. Everyone will have the opportunity to play at least 24 hours of D&D over the retreat.

DO I HAVE TO PLAY EVERY SESSION?

You are requested to attend all daytime sessions. Evening sessions will be optional

Event Organizers

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Tara Rout

Tara runs Regency Encounters from Edmonton in Canada. She has written several period books and run events such as the Pride and Prejudice Ball and the Festival of Wizardry since 2015.

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Cameron  Rout

Cameron is a Product Manager in the tech industry and has been in love with the game of D&D since his dad brought home the "red box" back in 1987.

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Jay Teeter

 

Lead Game Coordinator & Professional DM of 15 years on the East Coast of the USA and in New Zealand.