The Alabaster Portal Key How do you smoothly run a weekly game if there is a lot of turnover? What if you have dedicated players, for the most part, but every week you don’t know how many will show…
Source: D&D 5E – Alabaster Portal Key
Astoundingly, I came to a similar idea myself only just this week. As part of backstory NPC character building I’m going to place a small white (possibly alabaster) cat figurine in a dragon hoard the players will be stumbling upon sometime shortly. It will be a trapped djinn who would have been once owned by the NPC the players will eventually meet. Though the djinn is a scardy-cat (thus the cat statue) he his very good at moving between planes and getting from place to place. This way I can have characters back at home base simply without massive travel and have a link to future adventures. Though I think I will be borrowing from the Alabaster Portal for times it can be used per day “…travelling with so many, I need a rest guys…” and I think I’ll make the restriction on it being a place that the players have been, “…otherwise you could end up anywhere, and anywhere is not a fun place to be…”.
Thanks Once again Ronny.