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How can I best set expectations for and run a campaign in a darker setting?

Bad places can have good guys, too Your title and your body are asking slightly different things. The title is about how to run a campaign in a darker setting. However, the body also talks about the ...
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Which official rules books and adventures are based in the world of Toril, or have a setting accessible from Toril?

You can get from any setting in the multiverse to any other setting. The spell dream of the blue veil provides a means of travel to any other realm in the multiverse (TCoE, p. 106): You and up to ...
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Am I allowed to use the name Greyhawk in a group name and website name?

Note: I am not a lawyer, and do not pretend to be one. I pretend to be a hobgoblin. Get real legal advise if you want to be sure. The word is protected Greyhawk appears to be a registered trademark of ...
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Which official rules books and adventures are based in the world of Toril, or have a setting accessible from Toril?

Adventures (in books) Forgotten Realms Lost Mine of Phandelver, Dragons of Stormwreck Isle Tyranny of Dragons and Hoard of the Dragon Queen Princes of the Apocalypse Out of the Abyss Tomb of ...
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Who are Los Aterradores?

Seemingly a Nomadic Wizard Gang This is derived from the Wild Magic rules in Impossible Lands (the book) - I've bolded key parts below. In extreme contrast are those who see the erratic patterns of ...
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How can I best set expectations for and run a campaign in a darker setting?

Session Zero The fast answer is to have a Session Zero where everyone discusses their expectations for the campaign, the play style(s) of the campaign, the etiquette of the table, the limits of ...
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Which official rules books and adventures are based in the world of Toril, or have a setting accessible from Toril?

This answer is in addition to nitsua60's and Thomas Markov's answers: nitsua60's answer details source books and settings. Thomas Markov's answer details travel between settings via the spell dream ...
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How can I best set expectations for and run a campaign in a darker setting?

Part one is having a quick character roll-up procedure. In particular, don't have players write a complex background including there short and long-term goals, which you as the GM must weave into the ...
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Which official rules books and adventures are based in the world of Toril, or have a setting accessible from Toril?

There are books from D&D Next (the playtest for D&D 5e) that are set in Toril and relevant to 5e. These sources are either extensive settings updates attached to adventures or stand alone ...
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