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Strixhaven Prospectus

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Welcome to Strixhaven University the premier institution of magical learning in the world. More than just a university, it is an academy of magic and wonder, and a cosmopolitan unto itself.

As a student at Strixhaven you will be learning more than just how to be a use magic, you will learn about history, art, and arcana. You will learn to brew potions that put a stopper on death, to use your wit and cunning in the heat of battle, and how to resolve disputes using diplomacy.

The Strixhaven Prospectus is a handout to be given to new players, perhaps in session 0. It is a chance to give the player the type of knowledge that their character might have.

In this version (v2) I have intentionally limited the handbook to information as per the Strixhaven module (with some license). A future version is planned which will include heavier modifications.

Other Strixhaven Resources:

Strixhaven Prospectus v2: A 14-page handout for new players, giving them the chance to know the type of things that the students would know. (published)

The Barbican: A vibrant social location for central campus, in which students are able to participate in faux combat battles, cheering on their friends, and being goaded into facing ridiculous monsters, such as an ancient dragon. (published)

The Strixhaven Rangings: Every year the students must range into the wider world. Away from the watchful eye of faculty, the rangings are a test of resourcefulness, students must use the skills and abilities gained during their time at the most prestigious university in the known planes. (published)

Upcoming resources:

Strixhaven Subjects for New Players: Developing a series of classes that could be roleplayed in a way to teach new players how to use aspects of their character. From VSM101, to Intro to Combat 101. Instructors give students practical instructions.

Strixhaven Subject Guide: Leaning into the idea the subjects should all give small rewards, and completely a major should ensure a boon.

The Strixhaven Mixers: A guide to what parties are happening, and when. How better a way to give your players meaningful choices than to throw raging parties the night before their exams!

The Strixhaven Calendar: Exam Dates, Holidays, Barbican Battles, Campus sports, and other entertainment.

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