Porn star D&D!!! (or, less tabloid: adult industry & BDSM community table top roleplaying game)

Hi BDSM Community and Adult Industry folks!

UPDATE

As is always the way, the devil is in the details. Scheduling a normal-sized D&D group with adult industry folks looks like it is going to be a nightmare. Plan B: I’m going to run this as a series of one-off games for one or two people at a time.

On the plus side, many thanks to artists Devin Night and AAW Games for giving us permission to use their wonderful products during these games. Check out Devin’s token for VTT’s and AAW’s awesome maps – you’ll see them in action soon!

ORIGINAL POST

I’m Hywel Phillips, the photographer and webmaster of RestrainedElegance.com. I’ve been running D&D and other tabletop roleplaying games for almost 40 years. I’m going to be running a D&D game for people in the adult industry and kinky/BDSM community.

It will be online via the Fantasy Grounds virtual table-top program for character sheets, maps and tokens plus Discord for video conferencing and streaming. Having got permission to use their system, I’m putting the game together now. It’ll take me a couple of weeks minimum.

LINKS:

  • Fantasy Grounds. Download the new Fantasy Grounds Unity version, it’s free. You can play using the demo version, you just have to sign up for a free account on their site.
  • Discord. I’ll send you an invite to the Restrained Elegance discord server. Install the app, the browser version’s crap. Again, free but you’ll need to make an account with them.

I’m looking for players from the adult and BDSM/kink industry and community to join in.

I need a group of three or four players to get started. Email me or DM me on Twitter if you are interested, but please read the rest of this post so you know what’s involved.

What’s the plan?

Start off small. Run a private “session zero” to get us to the point where everyone can log in, see their character sheet, join the video and voice chat. I help people figure out their settings for Fantasy Grounds and Discord. If we get that done with time to spare, we start a short adventure.

If that goes well I will run a few sessions, each of two to three hours, same time same day for a couple of weeks ideally. After that we’ll decide whether to keeping playing and how often to do it.

You will need to be happy to appear on camera via video chat and voice.

Apart from the private “session zero”, I propose that any of the participants have the right to record, stream or do anything else they like with the game sessions. I propose to stream it myself via Discord and publicise to my members, and maybe record the screen and put that on Restrained Elegance afterwards. If you want to record your screen or point a camcorder at yourself and stream to a webcam service or record for your OnlyFans or whatever, please go ahead. It is up to you to decide how to stream, who to give access to, whether to just use the discord feed or whether you’re pointing a second camera at yourself and recording that, etc..

None of us will be paid, but any of us can package up and distribute, sell or give away the footage of the games via our own channels as we like.

So all participants will need to consent to the other people in the game streaming or recording it and selling it.

I propose to allow fans to watch the sessions on discord, maybe write messages via the discord text chat channel, but not to participate via video or voice. I have (hopefully) set Discord up so than any of you as official players can block or mute or kick off anyone who is being annoying. If you have any concerns at any point tell me. There will be a zero tolerance policy – if someone harasses or upsets any of us that person gets blocked.

The Game World

We will be playing D&D 5th edition because more people are familiar with it, and I’m comfortable with running it. I know there are currently some problems with WOTC, the company who own D&D, but I think bringing excluded adult industry voices in to the conversation can only be a good thing. We might branch out into other game systems in due course but D&D is the simplest way to get started.

The game setting is a stock high-fantasy elves-and-dragons-and-dwarves-and-wizards place called the Duchy of Falcondale, which I created for my Cosplay Dungeon video series.

If you’ve played D&D or fantasy computer games, you know the stock characters – fighters and rangers, sorcerers and thieves, bards and barbarians, orcs and ogres. You shouldn’t have much trouble coming up with a character idea that’ll fit. We’ll discuss by email in advance of session zero and I will generate your character for you inside Fantasy Grounds ready to roll. We’ll start the characters at third level, not too much to master but not as fragile as first level newbies.

A few things that are different:

  • First golden rule: any intelligent creature can fall in love with any other intelligent creature, and given the high magic levels of the fantasy world, can find a way to have sex. Quite a lot of people have a high libido and will be attracted to lots of different folks.
  • Second golden rule: you can never tell by appearances. That gnome could be of stone giant blood and stronger than an ogre. The dragon might be a shapeshifted dwarf sorcerer and the halfling might by a warrior worthy of Yoda.
  • Third golden rule: while bad stuff can and will happen to your character, there will always be a way out. Even if they are killed there will be a way back. So feel free to throw yourself into trouble; it’s my job as GM to devise a quest into hell to rescue you again.

The reason that I put these in place was as a framing device in the Cosplay Dungeon films to have both player and GM be comfortable roleplaying kinky and sexy situations, and to make more or less any intelligent creature a potential source of romance or a sex scene. I will do my utmost to ensure that the setting is free of trans- and homo-phobia. Sexism and racism are not going to be a thing in the game setting.

How you look, what you can do and your moral character are in no way connected in this world and “race” isn’t really a thing in the usual D&D sense. If you want to play a talking unicorn or a winged fairy, a halfling with the stats that a half-orc would usually have or a goblin with the stats a high elf usually has, you can. There are no “evil” or “inferior” races; the orcs in this barony might indulge in banditry because they are poor and the people travelling past have nice stuff. The orcs in the next-door barony are refined merchant prices who live the high life in tastefully decorated mansions.

Your mother might well have been a polymorphed talking lizard in dwarf form and your “father” her lesbian sex-demon lover suitably shape-changed. You can change almost everything about your physical body, including sex, gender and race, with a second-level spell. LOTS of people in the game world can cast that spell and do so enthusiastically every time they have sex.

Consent Tools

While I think there would be some value in showing adult industry folks playing a purely-vanilla game where we fade to black the moment any sort of sex scene happens, I don’t think we should have to censor ourselves. I don’t expect every encounter to turn into a sex scene but I’m hoping for a much higher level of libido in this game world than I’d dare to do running a game for strangers at my local games club!

We will be using consent tools for the game. Similar to shoot and BDSM scene safewords, there’s a red/amber/green safety card system in place which I will explain in session zero.

Basically press the red “X” card if you are uncomfortable with the content at any point. The group will rewind or change the content. That’s like a red safeword. Use the amber “N” card if you think we might be heading for an “X” card and you’d like to change the content or fade to black and skip to the next scene. The green “O” card is for me to poll everyone to see if everyone is good to continue with a scene.

Romantic and Sexual Themes

Are you OK to have non-consensual stuff happen to your character (as it would playing a damsel-in-distress character in a BDSM video?) Are characters going to get tied up by the evil baron, spanked by the head of their magical order, grappled and groped by tentacle porn monsters? Or you want to be able to romantically ravish the princess if the tone seems right, or turn the wicked baron into your boot-licking slave?

I don’t HAVE to run the game like that, but I think it would be kinda cool to include BDSM, kinky and sexual elements if the group is happy with it.

If you ARE happy with that, please tell me what kinks and BDSM roles you would like your character to be involved in. I’ll be delighted to make sure you character gets into lots sub/bottom/non-consensual (for the character) situations if you would enjoy that as a player. Likewise I’ll be delighted to have plenty of feisty but submissive-at-heart NPCs around for your character to dominate if that is something you as a player would enjoy.

Or I can restrict it to situations where that character gives explicit consent in-game (as well as the player obviously) if you prefer.

All of those things can happen if you’d enjoy switchy situations too and I can work in other kinky themes or fetishes if you’d like me to include them.

I’ll call for a show of green cards before describing any of this in detail in the game, particularly for the first few sessions where we won’t know each other’s limits and preferences yet.

Many of the NPCs will be poly, pansexual, kinky switches who might put up some “oh no sir” resistance but will fall in lust/love after you give them a bit of a spanking, in the light-hearted way we often see in BDSM kink erotica (Like “and then she has a forced orgasm after the whipping” in a BDSM film). And just as many will try to take the lead and dominate your character if you’ve expressed interest in that, too. The ogre is as likely to have a foot fetish and try to get a foot job from a character he fancies as to try to eat you.

If you’re not OK with any of that, this game is not for you. If at least some of it sounds cool, go for it.

If I can’t find any players who are OK with that well then I’ll just have to run the vanilla D&D for porn stars version instead.

As GM I will say a hard no: no sex scenes between player characters initially, because I don’t yet know how to handle it as a GM. (Not least how to handle the lack of spotlight time for characters who aren’t involved). I would be happy to figure out how to handle that once we’ve done a few games if people want to but it seems much more fraught with potential for upset than dealing with NPCs.

Other concerns

Religion won’t be a big topic. There’s a not-very-defined high fantasy set of polytheistic gods. If you want to worship the goddess of the moon, there is one. It’s not intended to have real-world religious overtones nor is it likely to come up much in play.

If any of the themes in the above checklist are of concern please let me know.

Tonally, I’m after pretty light-hearted. Lots of bad stuff can happen, but it’ll all have a happy ending.

I don’t do overly gory descriptions so while you might fight giant spiders or experience an earthquake or a corrupt city guard, we’re not going to linger over the horrible implications for hours. Zap them into slime and move on.

If this game were a movie it would probably be PG-13 rated for violence but 18-rated for romance and kinky sex.

Lucy Lauren Cosplay Dungeon

Hi All,

I’m in pre-production for the next cosplay dungeon shoot, this time starring the lovely Lucy Lauren. I made a handout of notes/script for the start of the shoot which Lucy and I will go through on camera – putting it up here so Lucy can read it and thought I’d tag it in case anyone else is interested in what we have planned!

Lucy Lauren Cosplay Dungeon

Slave of the Sorcerer

We are going to improvise a script between us, using a table-top roleplaying game to narrate what happens.

We will film us doing that in 30 minute chunks. At the end of each 30 minute segment we will pause, scribble lots of notes on what just happened and some ideas for what we can film to illustrate the story. We will decide if there’s anything we don’t want to film, or if we have to step back and rewind any of the events – and either of us can always call cut to discuss as we go, too.

We’ll tell a story around the table shooting on day one, then on days two and three we will film a bunch of short movies to illustrate it. I’ll edit it together with the footage of us talking to spin a tall tale of fantasy and magic and kinky sex… hopefully!

The idea is to describe the adventures and experiences of a very sexy character in a fantasy world of elves and orcs and ogres and wicked sorcerers in towers keeping girls as sex slaves.

An unspoken rule of this world is that any intelligent creature can and will have sex with any other intelligent creature – so by all means seduce the ogres or chat up the elf archer!

We’re developing it interactively as we go so you can shape what happens to make sure you’re happy to film it. This makes it so much easier for shy Hywel to actually film some more explicit stuff with toys. I’d really like to have fantasy hand-jobs, foot-jobs, blow-jobs, fake sex on screen with orc-cock toys too if you are up for it. Having described the scene together beforehand in the game means I won’t die of embarrassment suggesting that we film it. Or do what I usually do and wimp out of shooting it on the day – I won’t be able to as we have to tell the story we wrote!

Each scene starts with me telling you where you are and what you see – maybe that you are being held prisoner by a band of orcs. Then I ask you what you do (as your character). You could try to escape by stealth, by killing the orcs, by seducing them, talk to them to get information or maybe you want them to take you to whoever is in charge. There’s no right or wrong answer. Ask questions about what’s lying around – maybe there’s some oil in an oil lamp you can use to lubricate your skin and get out from the shackles you are in. I’ll always try to move to story along for you as I tell you what happens next… and ask you what you do about it. Maybe one of the orcs caught you in the act… now what?

Our job is to tell an interesting story and get your character into lots of scrapes – unlike regular D&D we’re going to have a lot of bondage, torture and sex going on as well.

The whole thing is a big experiment and a bit of a treat for me to shoot something different. If it just doesn’t work as a way to shoot for you we can just shoot regular RE instead, but I’m sure you’ll be great! We just need to find ways to get your character into trouble with a BDSM and sexual element and it’ll all work out!

The one thing we need is for you to throw your character into stuff. To be afraid or over-cautious. Whatever happens, your character will come out the other side safe and sound in the end. In the game world even if she’s killed she can be brought back to life. She is going to have a happy ending.

If I ask you a question to which you don’t know the answer… make something up, or say you have no idea and we’ll brainstorm something together. Don’t be afraid of doing it wrong- do something rather than nothing and the story will quickly move on.

I’ve been running games like this for almost 40 years and I’ve got lots of tricks and techniques to keep the story moving. I’ll keep throwing situations and characters at you and we’ll see what turns into an interesting event to film.

Because the back-story of the character is interesting and has lots of possibilities for sexy stuff, we’ll roleplaying through it together. That’ll also give you chance to get used to the idea.

Setting the Scene: Escape from the Sorcerer’s Tower

You don’t really remember much about your past, just that you had one.
You weren’t born here, didn’t gown up in this nightmare place.
Somehow, you came here, probably in the chains and shackles that still bind you.
You had a life before being made into a sex slave of the Sorcerer.

But such is the oppressive weight of magic in this place that you remember nothing about that life. Just that you had one.

You have been here for months, possibly years. Day follows day in a haze of forgetfulness and sorcery. Your life is an endless procession of serving the sordid whims of the wicked Sorcerer. Chained, naked, you tend to his bed-chamber. You particularly hate that one spell he favours casting upon you above all others- the one that drains your will.

Sometimes the spell forces you to remain agonisingly paralysed in position as he uses you for tasks that most men would have furniture to fulfil. A book-stand. A candle-holder. A place to hold his staff. An erotic statue.

Sometimes the spell compels you to actively participate in your own enslavement. He rarely deigns to fuck you, but he often forces you to suck his cock while he works his magic or reads from books of magical lore. When he does fuck you, it is to extract the power of your orgasms to empower his rituals. You come on his command and yet the pleasure of the orgasm is denied you, sucked out so that you do not really even experience your own climax. All satisfaction stolen, denied to you.

With your stolen sexual power he conjures cruel demons of lust from the vast starless skies, bartering with them for arcane knowledge and power, constraining them to the summoning circle on the floor of the chamber where you lie bereft of pleasure as the demons form in the air above you.

You know there are others within the tower. Human guards and magical statues. Other slave girls, some of whom meet their end screaming in the ritual circle as the sorcerer tires of them and gives them to the demons.Noblemen, elves, orcs, ogres, trolls and far stranger creatures visit the tower. Often you are given to them as a sexual toy so the sorcerer can curry favour.

You don’t even know the sorcerer’s name.

You don’t even know your own name, for sure. You think it might be… (ask for a character name. Lucy Lauren is fine!)

Your Vision

Through it all, there is one vision from your past that stays with you, makes you determined not to just give in and lose yourself to this life. It is a vision of… what? A few ideas – a person – maybe a sister? A place that was home. A vision of yourself crowned in fire, taking revenge upon the sorcerer. A mission, perhaps you were a spy send here to find out the sorcerer’s secrets? A fellow slave girl with whom you have shared stolen pleasure and whose life you vowed to save, but who was given as a prize to some noble of a far-off land? Or something less selfless… like a huge buried treasure to steal or a kingdom to conquer? Maybe you are a princess with a throne to re-take. Or a vengeful warrior queen with a realm to conquer.

We are looking to establish a motivation for you to escape, a motivation for you to have adventures outside and a motivation for you to one day return and take revenge on the wicked sorcerer. (The motivation to have lots of sex is below!)

Tonight, for once, things are different. The sorcerer is unexpected called from the tower whilst preparing a ritual. The spell upon you fades as the hours pass. What thought is it that makes you resist the magical fog that clouds your brain and decide to act?

You are kneeling on the floor in the wizard’s chamber. Forbidden books line the wall. You are at the edge of the summoning circle, the book and staff you have been holding for hours causing intolerable pain and cramps from enforced immobility as the spell wanes and you can finally move.

There on the desk is the vile sacrificial dagger intended for the heart of another innocent slave. Perhaps this is the night he was finally going to slay you?

What do you do?

We’ll explore a few options here – but in the end to move the story to the proper start point you decide to use the spell book yourself, casting the summoning ritual with your own orgasm, summoning a demon of lust.

You cannot believe how strong the climax was, after so long denied the ability to feel it.

What do you ask of the demon? Freedom? Power? Rescue? Recall of your past?

The demon offers you a bargain. It gains its power from carnal lust. It will lend you that power (and even bring you back to life if you die).

There’s a catch – to use that power on a creature, you must have sexual knowledge of its blood-line or source of power. If you make a creature orgasm, the demon gains carnal pleasure, power and insight into all who share its source of power, and in turn that lets you channel that power to overcome the creature and those similar to it.

So for example you cannot successfully cast one of your spells on an elf until you have gained carnal knowledge of elves by making an elf orgasm. You will have advantage using your powers on a creature you have personally made come, and normal use of your abilities against those who share the bloodline. But if the creature draws more power from another source – for example a wizard who draws primarily from the element of fire – they will be immune. At least until you manage to bring them to orgasm, or find a powerful fire genie to wank off and gain access to the power of fire that way.

Unfortunately, the reckoning of powers starts from the moment you enter into the pact with the demon… so you will not be able to affect the sorcerer until you find out his source of power – and he might have several. You’ll need to find them all. Or you could hang around and wait and bring him to climax tonight, but the chances of him not noticing the change in you and killing you out of hand seem pretty slim. You can have some life outside the tower. And your vision calls to you. Vengeance on the sorcerer will just have to wait.

You seal your pact with the demon in the only way a demon of lust ever seals a pact – with wicked hot sex!

The demon grants you some powers which you can use at will (see cantrips) and some of greater power; you can call on any two of those powers (or the same one twice) within a battle or within the space of a few minutes, but must then rest a short while before being able to channel them again.

You cannot kill the sorcerer as yet, but can you shatter the magical chains that bind you (dispel magic). You draw your power around you to clothe and armour you (mage armour) and steal the staff. After a moment’s reflection you take the spell book and sacrificial dagger, too. It might be useful… and it means the sorcerer can’t use them.

You light your way with another cantrip.

Escape The Tower

Now… how to escape from the tower? You know you are quite high up, but you can find a window and try to climb down the rough walls. Or you could work your way down to the front door, finding ways to tackle the human servants and magical guardians as you go. Or blast a hole straight through the wall and jump, relying on your borrowed demonic power to shield you.

Now what?

The tower lies beside a lake, surrounded by forested hills and mountains beyond. In the far distance at the end of the lake you can see twinkling lights – a village, perhaps? A track leads up to a raised road which looks well-travelled, although there is no-one in sight at the moment.

The sorcerer is sure to return soon – he will notice your absence and that you have stolen staff, spell-book and sacrificial dagger. He will want them, and possibly you, back.

Even if he isn’t back for hours, the guards in the tower will be after you soon.

What do you do? Where do you go? What is the priority? Does the vision pull you one way or the other, or does the need to make good your escape pull you most strongly?

Do you need to seek out nobles? Gold? Maybe you need to seek out lesser Wizards to drain their powers for yourself? Or just start bringing as many different sorts of creature to orgasm as you can for now? Remember that your powers are great, but they won’t work on any new sort of creature at first. You will probably get captured often in new situations. Turn it to your advantage and to matters sexual as soon as you can- they sooner the come, the sooner you have the power to escape or to get what you need from them!

Cosplay Dungeon Ideas

Hi All,

Our first attempt at the “D and BDSM” idea crossing tabletop roleplaying with BDSM and round-the-table dirty talk with cinematic filming worked out far better than I’d any right to imagine.

You can watch the trailers for part one and part two of Faye’s cosplay dungeon adventure or buy them here: part one or part two (released on Friday 22nd November 2019, which is tomorrow as I’m writing this).

I’m thrilled with the way it turned out, so I’m going to make more. Faye and I had some ideas about which models might be interested, and sure enough they were jumping up and down with enthusiasm when we posted about it.

So I’m just setting out ideas for characters they could play. We need vivid personalities who will be proactive, getting themselves into a lot of sexual and BDSM adventures.

Here are a few thoughts.

N.B. Images are grabbed from Google without attribution, sorry – hopefully the artists won’t mind me using them as a mood board as a jumping-off point for costume ideas.

We’ve got plans for a two-girl shoot with Faye as a story sequel but I think I need to do one more solo shoot to fine tune the shoot workflow first. So looking at introducing another main protagonist character with her own storyline set in the same Duchy first.

Slave of the Sorcerer

Kidnapped and held as a naked sex slave by a wicked sorcerer, she manages to call up a demon in the sorcerer’s summoning circle and seal a pact with it. It breaks her free of her prison and grants her great magical powers. Once she has mastered them, she will be able to return to the wizard’s tower and take her revenge upon him. But first she must complete a quest, of sorts, to grow her magic.

For the demon she summoned was a succubus, a demon of tantric sexual lust. Her own powers will grow as she drains sexual power from her foes. If she has no connection with a foe’s source of power (either their blood-line or their magic) her own powers will not function against them at all. If she manages an indirect connection, like having swallowed the come of a member of that race or having made someone who uses that power source orgasm whilst they call up it, she can exercise her full powers against them. And if she has done that directly to the individual involved, she will be able to overpower their defences and have advantage against them in any physical or mental battle.

She doesn’t know either the sorcerer’s bloodline or his source of magical power, and it would be far too dangerous to confront him now (even if she could seduce him, his power would overwhelm her at this point). So she must seek out as many different bloodlines and sources of power as she can, and lure them into having an orgasm and either her being able to swallow their come of make them use their magic as they orgasm. Each bloodline or power source she consumes will make her own powers grow!

Betrayed by the Flesh

She tries oh so hard to be good and disciplined. Her intents are noble and pure. And yet she cannot resist the call of her flesh. For in her veins runs the blood of lustful, wicked spirits/fae/demons/dragons. She betrayed her duties for carnal pleasure and her home town fell as a result. Now she is on a quest for forgiveness, hunting the monsters who destroyed her home, but always just a hair’s breadth away from falling into a frenzy of carnal lust and betraying herself once again!

This would suit a more barbarian/warrior/ranger/paladin sort of character.

What she cannot deny is that the rough sex and BDSM feeds her demonic bloodline – each time she succumbs, she becomes energised and even more powerful… it is SUCH a temptation!

The Femme Fatale (aka Compiling the Kama Sutra)

A scholar or member of the college of lore, she has been sent to the duchy as a spy/investigator to get to the bottom of strange goings-on and rumours of slave trading. She has a healthy libido and has a sideline… she is compiling a fantasy version of the kama sutra! She therefore wishes to indulge in sex with as many people (and creatures) as she can, and will make careful notes….

The Vampire Hunter

A very earnest and dedicated warrior who has come to the Duchy to investigate the rulers, suspecting that there is a blood coven in action. She is extremely brave, protected by a blessing which ensures that she will always come back to life. Which means she is prone to charge in to situations which are waaaay out of her ability to handle. She’s probably going to get roughed up a lot more than some of the more consensual sex seeker characters above!

Twisted Vampire Hunter

She’s a vampire hunter with a twist – she’s a vampire herself. Rather than just trying to stake the Duchy’s vampires, she’s aiming to stake them and supplant them. More apt to use magic and sex to bind people to her, she’s more in the line of a dominatrix character who won’t always come out on top, rather than the brave damsel stereotype. She might very well be absolutely WICKED. Or she could regard her own condition as a curse and try to slay any and all vampires she meets until her own curse is finally cured, by slaying the coven master of her particular vampire bloodline. At which point she will regain her humanity (or elfosity or whatever) … but will she have become what she most hates in the process?

A Naive Fae

Counterpoint to Faye’s larcenous and manipulative brat of an elf, she is an innocent to whom inexplicably bad stuff keeps happening. Being fae, she’s probably got a very earthy and healthy sex drive and is quite unfussed about bestowing her favours widely, but lacks Faye’s manipulative twist.

We’d need to figure out why she is out and about and doing stuff, to make sure she’s proactive enough to be our protagonist and keep getting herself into scrapes. A curse, perhaps, where all creatures of even vaguely the right sexuality who look upon her lust after her, and she is seeking a way to remove it? Perhaps she too has to collect semen from as many bloodlines and power sources as she can in order to brew not potions of love or lust but potions of “leave me alone” which will let her move as normal through life without constantly being hassled?

Blood of White Dragons

A barbarian warrior or sorceress through whose veins flows the blood of icy white dragons. Not much idea for her personality, more for her outfit: lots of white and light blue colours in the costume, white furs, etc.

Perhaps she is on a quest to find a mate (a white dragon, perhaps?)

And a few snippets…

Here are a few other snippets of ideas which could be fleshed out into a proper character:

  • Monk who uses sex and tantric magic as a way around conflict with the very worst of creatures
  • Starry-eyed princess
  • Steampunk tinkerer
  • Wild magic sorceress whose magic often backfires on herself, usually resulting in her getting tied up with some sort of magical webs or tendrils etc.
  • She is a very proficient mind reader and keeps getting psychic flashes of what people want to do to her. If she lets them, she can get her way afterwards (or perhaps she’s under some sort of curse or geas).
  • Warrior baroness just inherited the barony, wakes up naked and in chains as has to make good her escape, find out what happened, take her revenge, reclaim her throne.

And Finally…

Just leaving this here as a reminder to myself.

Faye’s step-sister Renestrae

Sharp tongued, sharp witted, frighteningly competent, she’s already made herself into a god-damned princess with undreamed-of riches and power enough to be going on with. But now her cursed step-sister (we said half-sister in the film but let’s skirt around that in case the two characters have to get it on at some point!) has gotten herself into some sort of mortal peril off in a hick Duchy in the back of beyond, so of COURSE it is Renestrae who has to come to the rescue. The family insists. How very, VERY tedious.

D and BDSM

This page is an on-going repository of useful links for our forthcoming D&D-podcast-meets-BDSM video shoot.

Setting and background handout

D&D 5th Edition SRD – the open game licence system we will be using

Online interactive character sheet for Elf Thief character

Costume reference pics

We’ll use the top half of this armour, pair with a skirt and some slippers or soft boots to make it look more thief-y and less warrior-y than the mail skirt and leggings shown here. Add “elvish” circlet and accessorise.

Makeup mood board

(pics are not my copyright, will remove if anyone is unhappy with us posting them as inspiration)

Sketch Map of Ducky of Falcondale



Sketch Map of City of Falconstone



Gazetteer of Falconstone City

This is mostly for the DM – I generated a random city full of businesses, buildings and people. No-one really knows what is in every one of these buildings, certainly not the Duke and very definitely not a newcomer to the city. Nonetheless, if you walk into a random building in the city there’s a fair chance that its purpose is not a million miles from what is marked on the list, and at least one or two of the people listed might be there. So it’s a good a jumping-off point for inspiration.

Go to the list here.

Casting: BDSM Dungeons and Dragons

Hi Everyone,

This is a model casting for an idea I’ve wanted to shoot for 30 years: a BDSM tabletop roleplaying Dungeons and Dragons session.

I’m looking to shoot it with a model who’s a keen role-player and a good improvisor who is happy to work with me to describe some pretty dark, intense and hardcore things happening to her character in the game.

It will be a two-day shoot.

Day one will be us playing a session of Dungeons and Dragons (well, a not-quite-D&D old school clone, please don’t sue us Mr. Hasbro), me as the DM, you as the solo player. I’ll have a written fantasy scenario in a stock D&D fantasy world to play through, but the idea is that the character is going to get into a lot of scrapes in which BDSM and sex happens. A LOT.

We’ll describe together what happens to the character. I’m quite shy and not great at “dirty talk” in any situation, but I’ll try to man up and let some of the darker stuff out to play. I figure if there’s anything which ought to loosen my introvert inhibitions it is describing whats happening to a fictional fantasy character in a high-magic world, where anything can be fixed with a trip to a temple for the right healing spell! I’ve got 30+ years experience as a DM and 20+ years experience as a BDSM photographer (and performer when I must) and this is something I’ve wanted to try ever since I first bought my copy of Basic D&D.

The finished product of that will be a video of us playing D&D, describing what happens to the character in the manner of a Twitch stream or high-end podcast. Only with whips, chains, dungeons, damsels and very possibly orcs raping the elf princess. I’ll edit it for pace and good sense and obviously we’ll call cut and rewind if the story is going a way we’re not happy with.

On day two we will shoot as many cut-aways, still photos and short segments of video as we can featuring you in a fantasy costume (examples at the bottom of the post) as your character getting into and out of these scrapes. We can hint at stuff we can’t film (the aforementioned orc and elf princess scene for example) with a combination of POV, dramatically posed stills, black screen and sound effects, etc..

For normal shoots I think it is important that we don’t make any statement about whether the model is kinky or not- if you are a good actress you can do the job. And that might be true here but to be honest it would be a much better fit to someone who’s at into both tabletop roleplaying and BDSM and is happy with the idea of doing uninhibited “dirty talk” around the events happening to a fictional character in a D&D session.

Please drop me a line to webmaster@RestrainedElegance.com or by DM on Twitter (@RElegance) if you are interested. Pay rates as usual for an RE shoot. The shoot will be in the UK.

Cheers, Hywel Phillips