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Dark Deeds: Character Backgrounds

Dark Deeds: Character Backgrounds


Dark Deeds presents 6 new backgrounds for dark and evil characters, plus two variant backgrounds. Each is complete, with new features, personality traits, bonds, ideals, and flaws, providing players with a host of new options to really get to grips with the darkness inside their character. Dark Deeds contains the following new backgrounds: Doomsayer Executioner (with Poisoner...   [click here for more]
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A Guide to Transylvania (2e)

A Guide to Transylvania (2e)


A Guide to Transylvania is an indispensable accessory for any Masque of the Red Death campaign - or for a campaign for any game system set in the 1890s. This 96-page book contains everything needed to explore the exotic, fear-filled country that is home to Dracula. Highlights of this volume: A survey of Transylvania's history and geography; an overview of the beliefs, practices, crafts,...   [click here for more]
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Gunslinger Class

Gunslinger Class


The Gunslinger... for those who want a dash of Renaissance flair, frontier adventure, or Victorian nightmare in their campaign world, this class contains options for a wide variety of gunslinging heroes. Drawing inspiration from various historical and fictional sources, this class supports a wide range of playstyles. From a long range support class to a high damage martial class, from a man with no...   [click here for more]
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Five New Playable Backgrounds

Five New Playable Backgrounds


The PHB delivers many excellent backgrounds for your players' characters, but there is a vast array of other possibilities yet to be explored. In this small compilation, find five new backgrounds, complete with personality traits, ideals, bonds, and flaws, as well as feature, proficiencies and starting equipment. In this pack, you'll find the secret operative, domestic servant, physician, athlete,...   [click here for more]
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Cormyr In The Year Of The Ageless One

Cormyr In The Year Of The Ageless One


V1.1 Notes Corrective edits made to text and to layout. DMs Guild Added additional titles to my list of recommended products. Free Additional Material Added a download link to Brian R. James’ “Backdrop Cormyr” (from the WotC archives page) to the contents page and map index page. NOTE: I have been made aware that my product's hyperlinks are not working. Until...   [click here for more]
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Expanded Character Backgrounds - Acolyte

Expanded Character Backgrounds - Acolyte


In this series I plan to expand upon the vanilla 5e character backgrounds by providing a variety of associated ‘sub-backgrounds’ under each generic title. Each of these will have its own independent feature and a selection of fitting personality traits/suggestions for backstory elements. The idea is to replicate the player’s handbook style of providing a basis for each character...   [click here for more]
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Road Scholars

Road Scholars


Not all wizards study in fancy schools. In far-flung villages, rural farmers seek a baba yaga to brew them fertility potions. In the slums of Athkatla, covens meet in secret to practice magic despite the penalty for being caught. These errant practitioners are the road scholars. This microsupplement provides a new arcane tradition for wizards, as well as new backounds, spells and feats for magic...   [click here for more]
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Chistopher Grey's A Few Backgrounds

Chistopher Grey's A Few Backgrounds


A few extra backgrounds with prsonality, bonds, ideals, and flaws. You'll find: Clansman Courtier Crafter Guard Healer Outcast Performer Scholar Street Rat ...   [click here for more]
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Expanded Character Backgrounds - Noble

Expanded Character Backgrounds - Noble


In this series I plan to expand upon the vanilla 5e character backgrounds by providing a variety of associated ‘sub-backgrounds’ under each generic title. Each of these will have its own independent feature and a selection of fitting personality traits/suggestions for backstory elements. The idea is to replicate the player’s handbook style of providing a basis for each character that...   [click here for more]
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Expanded Character Backgrounds - Charlatan

Expanded Character Backgrounds - Charlatan


In this series I plan to expand upon the vanilla 5e character backgrounds by providing a variety of associated sub-backgrounds under each generic title. Each of these will have its own independent feature and a selection of fitting personality traits/suggestions for backstory elements. The idea is to replicate the player’s handbook style of providing a basis for each character that can be...   [click here for more]
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The Iron Bastion: Rise of the Blood Watch

The Iron Bastion: Rise of the Blood Watch


A Shadow Looms Over Anchorome When a band of heroes journey to Revonar's mainland, they are drawn into a grand conspiracy, the culmination of which may well decide the fate of nations. All the while, a force of dread continues to spread over the countryside, its icy grip slowly closing upon an unsuspecting people. As a sinister plot unfolds beneath...   [click here for more]
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P.B. Publishing Presents: Backgrounds Collection 1 (3x 5E Backgrounds)

P.B. Publishing Presents: Backgrounds Collection 1 (3x 5E Backgrounds)


P.B. Publishing Presents: Backgrounds Collection 1 The first collection of P.B Puiblishing first 3 Flavourable Backgrounds for D&D 5th Edition Player Characters. The Treasure Hunter The Wheeler-Dealer The Circus Performer Contact me via the following: Twitter: @pbpublishing1 Email: pbpublishing@outlook.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/pbublishing/ Please...   [click here for more]
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Bear PC Sourcebook

Bear PC Sourcebook


For those looking to experience a different style of play, I offer you the bear, one of nature’s most able predators and an inspiring creature to behold. For the gamers, this sourcebook will offer the ability to impose fear and violence on their foes or aid their companions with their natural wisdom. For the role players, playing a non-humanoid character with no common language will provide...   [click here for more]
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Chosen of the Gods

Chosen of the Gods


Chosen of the Gods is a player and DM resource detailing the Chosen of the Forgotten Realms - mortals selected to fulfill the will of the gods. Rules, Inspiration, Feats, and Roleplaying Details for 50 different Chosen of Faerûn. - "Follow me!" The Chosen of Torm, the Loyal Fury, cries out at the head of the battle line. His sword blazes with golden light as his...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds, Vol. 2

Backgrounds, Vol. 2


Here is another set of fully developed backgrounds ready for immediate use in your campaign. The new backgrounds include the following: Artillerist Escaped Slave Freeman High Servant Orphan If you find these backgrounds useful, be sure to look for Backgrounds, Vol. 1, Backgrounds, Vol. 3, and Archetype Compendium I. And if you are interested in creating and playing a particularly special...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds, Vol. 3

Backgrounds, Vol. 3


Here is another set of backgrounds to add depth and options to your game. Each one is fully detailed and ready for immediate use in your game. This volume includes: Barrister Bookbinder Military Support Private Investigator Undertaker If you enjoy these backgrounds, be sure to look for Backgrounds, Vol. 1, Backgrounds, Vol. 2, and Archetype Compendium I. And if you are interested in creating...   [click here for more]
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Veteran Adventurer - A New Background

Veteran Adventurer - A New Background


Summary With new terrors being quashed by adventurers all across the world every day, the question rises: what happens to these adventurers once you've achieved their glory and eventually fall out of the scope of public discussion? The veteran adventurer is an adventurer who has taken care of a quest or two in their day and for whatever reason is now feeling the call of high adventure...   [click here for more]
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BA003B: Toril Origins - Cormyr

BA003B: Toril Origins - Cormyr


Two backgrounds for those hailing from Cormyr. One for those studying to join the War Wizards, and a second for those striving to join the Purple Dragons. Like? Here are some of my other creations. ...   [click here for more]
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Times Before the Dust-Part I

Times Before the Dust-Part I


Some were born into it, gifted from birth with the natural ability to harness and channel the magics of the world. Others were given unnatural luck, seemingly always coming up with those insanely low odds. Still more were given the sight of the gods, visions that see into the before, the now, and the soon-to-be. You. You are one of them. You are the spellcaster given birth to change the world. You...   [click here for more]
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Character Options: Talents (5E)

Character Options: Talents (5E)


Character Options: Talents offers variant rules for your 5th edition gaming. It does not change any of the existing rules. Instead, it provides you with additional options for character customization and development. It offers over 230 talents that you can choose from, enabling you to bring flavor, diversity, and much needed punch to your characters! Take a look at the preview to get a good idea...   [click here for more]
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Revenant: The Vengeful Dead

Revenant: The Vengeful Dead


Sometimes, death isn't the end... Sometimes, it is only the beginning. Pulled from the grave by the whims of a dark power, the revenant finds itself driven to pursue an irresistible compulsion. Until the revenant fulfills this compulsion, she knows no rest. She exists in the gray domain between the quick and the dead, not truly alive yet not dead or undead. Inside, you will find...   [click here for more]
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Volo's Bag Of Holding: 1,000 Trinkets, Baubles, and Curios Found In The Forgotten Realms and Beyond

Volo's Bag Of Holding: 1,000 Trinkets, Baubles, and Curios Found In The Forgotten Realms and Beyond


Taking a walk down the market place on a lovely Mirtul day, you stumble on a very common looking sack on the ground, not unlike those being used by the vegetable merchant stalls all around you. Opening up the sack, the first thing you notice is that the lining inside is of a much more luxurious material than that of its exterior. A rather lengthy tag on the inside of the bag reads: “Property...   [click here for more]
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Improved Backgrounds

Improved Backgrounds


112 new backgrounds I think backgrounds are a great character creation concept that encourages roleplay and imagination. I felt the backgrounds from all sources (PH RAW, official supplimets, and homebrew) could use expanding (more options) and refining (changes in format). I have tried to maintain consistency with regard to RAI for backgrounds (many other hombrew backgrounds struggle...   [click here for more]
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The Stitched

The Stitched


The stitched are living constructs, originally animated to serve as labororers, bodyguards, and weapons of war. Created from a patchwork of body parts and an unholy mingling of necromancy with dark science, a stitched seeks to discover a new life for itself, now freed from obedience to its master. He must make his way through a world that fears and loathes him, and must do so without...   [click here for more]
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Rarities of the Realms

Rarities of the Realms


Rarities of the Realms collects a wide variety of races, classes, backgrounds, and feats previously published across several products by author Travis Legge. Within these pages, you will find: 9 playable races over 30 subrace options over two dozen subclasses 5 backgrounds 6 feats Coming Soon in Print! Please be sure to rate & review this product and...   [click here for more]
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Wheeler-Dealer - 5E Background

Wheeler-Dealer - 5E Background


The Wheeler-Dealer: You have lived in the big cities and around major commerce and business districts wheeling and dealing since a young age. You are experienced in the art of negotiation and deal making. You also have a deep sense of value when striking a deal and your ability to read your opponents body language is second to none. A person who not only knows how to get what they...   [click here for more]
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Background Option: Knight-Errant

Background Option: Knight-Errant


Live By the Sword! An exciting new background option for 5e, Knight-Errant allows players the option to create characters who have taken up the life of a wandering warrior. Spurred on by a personal quest, a Knight-Errant shall no know home but the road until he or she can accomplish that which drives him or her forward. Landed Noble or Warrior-Exile? Knight-Errant...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds, Vol. 1

Backgrounds, Vol. 1


Are you looking to provide your gaming group with the character creation options they deserve? Perhaps you are a DM looking to diversify the NPCs in your campaign. This document can help. Here are four fully-detailed backgrounds ready for immediate use in any campaign setting: Animal Trainer Flying Cavalry Innkeeper Teamster If you find these backgrounds useful, be sure to look for Backgrounds,...   [click here for more]
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Tragic Hero ~ Background

Tragic Hero ~ Background


This PDF contains the Tragic Hero background for 5e Characters. This is the somewhat tropey, comic-book inspired counterpart to the Folk Hero background found in the PHB, but based around some of the the darker themes of contemporary media. Enjoy! All constructive criticism and suggestions for future projects appreciated! Like what you've found? Hit the author link on the right, check out other...   [click here for more]
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Curious Backgrounds

Curious Backgrounds


This pamphlet includes personality traits, ideals, bonds, flaws and features for four new backgrounds for curious characters. Includes additional optional features which change how a character is played for Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition. ...   [click here for more]
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Thieves Guilds

Thieves Guilds


Optional rules for the establishment and operation of player run thieves guilds. Guild management occurs between play session and is affected by player downtime activities. Add more depth and detail to your campaign setting or character by running a thieves guild! If you need rogue templates to for more detailed guild members, check out my Big Book of Rogues! and for a fully developed thieves...   [click here for more]
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Monstrous PC Races (5e) - Fairy

Monstrous PC Races (5e) - Fairy


Rules for creating a Fairy Player Character for Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. Play as a pixie, grig, or nixie - compatible with established lore in D&D settings. Includes racial traits, new backgrounds, and new feats. This is a highly experimental race design that incorporates class design (as a racial class using racial subtypes as archetypes). --- For a list of products by this...   [click here for more]
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Treasure Hunter - 5E Background

Treasure Hunter - 5E Background


The Treasure Hunter: As seen on Loot the Room's: Best of DM's Guild September 2016 You have had many jobs in your time, mostly around ancient ruins, forgotten temples and historical museums. You are experienced with the crawling of old abandoned dungeons & ruins. You also have a deep knowledge in history and specifically historical artefacts. You know how to...   [click here for more]
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Cloak & Dagger (2e)

Cloak & Dagger (2e)


More than just powerful wizards, divine temples, and wise kings comprise the Realms. For every beacon of light there exists a shadow; and shadows conceal much. Those who work in secret wield much power in Faerun: Groups as diverse as the Harpers and the Zhentarim all live and work in the shadows of the Realms. Here, for the first time, is detailed information on these groups' areas of influence,...   [click here for more]
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The Lost Tome

The Lost Tome


This 98- 108-page document contains 6 new races, 3 new subraces, 2 new classes, 56 original class archetypes 59 original class archetypes (with a minimum of four archetypes for each class established in the 5e Player's Handbook), 34 totem spirit animals, pages of new spells, and other miscellany, including: *NEW* The Eternal Flame Domain! The flame of eternal life brings you power through your...   [click here for more]
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The Necropolis of Anubis

The Necropolis of Anubis


Welcome to the graveyard of dead gods! When an immortal being dies, it's body drifts as a stony husk on the Astral Plane. The self-apointed guardian of these dead gods is Anubis, the Egyptian God of the Dead. Now, his secrets are laid bare! Learn the story of this enigmatic entity and why he has dubbed himself the protector of the dead gods. Explore his great black marble pyramid...   [click here for more]
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Sentient Beasts: Wolves

Sentient Beasts: Wolves


Sentient Beasts: Wolves provides the rules and options to introduce an intelligent, talking wolf into your D&D game, right alongside your human wizard, dwarf paladin, gnome sorcerer, or elf druid. Inside you will find: Wolf Species Rules: Details on traits wolves have innate to their biology, such as a bite attack and heightened senses, as well as traits specific to one of three subspecies...   [click here for more]
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Tauric Races (Centaurs, Wemics, Formians, and more!)

Tauric Races (Centaurs, Wemics, Formians, and more!)


From the familiar half-human/half-horse centaur to the more exotic wemic, formian, and even the yuan-ti, centaur-like races have graced the pages and campaigns of D&D since its very beginning. A staple within fantasy literature and art, these centaur-like, or tauric, races have long captured our imaginations. Live life on four feet and bring these fascinating hybrids into your adventuring party...   [click here for more]
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Background Book of Inspiration

Background Book of Inspiration


Get the best background book on DungeonMastersGuild.Com for your collection before the price goes up! Now including the FREE fictional novelette, Finding Serenity, detailing the journey of Val, a character illustrated in the Background Book, as she navigates her way through turmoil and distress to an unexpected life of adventure. 15 additional backgrounds for your new...   [click here for more]
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Aurora's Whole Realms Catalogue, vol 1

Aurora's Whole Realms Catalogue, vol 1


At last! The return of the most famous catalogue in Faerûn, useful for players and Dungeon Masters in any campaign, provides a number of useful items and goods of all kinds. This issue of Aurora's Whole Realms Catalogue contains items of stagecraft from the Actor's Stage and exotic weapons from the Warrior's Rack. In addition we give a new background for those who wish to seek employment...   [click here for more]
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In Times Before: A Collection of Five Dungeons & Dragons Backgrounds

In Times Before: A Collection of Five Dungeons & Dragons Backgrounds


Expand your options with this small collection of five backgrounds developed for use with any Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition campaign setting. The following backgrounds are included in this document: The Alchemist, a man of science who works with herbs, metals and a bit of magic to unlock the powers of alchemical transmutation. The Delver, an explorer of lost tombs and remote caverns. The...   [click here for more]
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Prisoner Background

Prisoner Background


A background for character who grew up as a prisoner of war or in a gladiatorial prison where you must fight and sceme for basic necissities and survival. Disclaimer: This was made at request of a player who wanted ot grow up in a gladiatorial prison, this document does not represent my beliefs or misconceptions of real world prisons or war camps. ...   [click here for more]
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New Background: Seer

New Background: Seer


This background provides for a broad range of concepts from arcane diviners to divine prophets and oracles, gypsy fortunetellers, and cursed souls. Even without supernatural power, this background can represent the preternatural awareness of individuals with intense observational powers and a startlingly keen mind. This background is included in A History of Magic If you enjoy this title, please...   [click here for more]
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Resurrecting Necromancy: Raising and Controlling the Dead in 5th Ed

Resurrecting Necromancy: Raising and Controlling the Dead in 5th Ed


The Unquiet Dead They rise from the dead and prey on the living. The Necromancer can, however, control them with careful study and control of the negative energy permeating the planes. Nothing terrifies the living more than a corpse shambling towards them in a dark hallway moaning softly. That is, unless, the person in question is a necromancer and the shambling dead is under his control....   [click here for more]
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New Background: Rustic Adventurer

New Background: Rustic Adventurer


A new Background option, created as a counterpoint to the Folk Hero. Less genre savvy, but also represents a land focused farmer more than the skills of a rancher or herdsman. Mix and match between the two; using the mechanics of one with the Characteristics and Defining Event of the other will give your gaming table a broader range of characters for this very common archetype. If you enjoyed...   [click here for more]
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The Complete Red Book of Spell Strategy

The Complete Red Book of Spell Strategy


The Complete Red Book of Spell Strategy is a 156 page collection of new class options, Feats, Backgrounds, Rituals, Spells, Magic Items, Monsters, and race. There is included several fixes to the previous edition, plus an inclusion of at least 16 more spellcaster oriented feats, several new archetypes, etc... Also, in an effort to aid the DM's Guild Community (and myself) in keeping track of the...   [click here for more]
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The Art of Enchanting Objects

The Art of Enchanting Objects


Did you ever want to give your Players the oppurtunity to create magical weapons and such by themselve instead of just finding them and didn't know how? It takes some trust to do so but here are some guidlines about how I would do it. The thought stuck in my head for a while and now it just wanted out so here you go have fun with it. This is the first thing I ever have created and I would love to...   [click here for more]
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New Backgrounds for D&D 5th

New Backgrounds for D&D 5th


This title includes several new background options for creating characters in the 5th edition of D&D. You also have general Traits, Ideals and Flaws to use as alternative to those provided in the various background if you wish to make a more 'outside the box' character. ...   [click here for more]
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5e Character Class, Adventurer

5e Character Class, Adventurer


A roleplay focused alternative to the Bard, for those like myself who enjoy the jack of all trades feel but not always the travelling entertainer. The class is balanced, and should fit well into any party. This is cheifly an RP based class, and while it has unique qualities, it doesn't fulfil a role that other classes don't already. ...   [click here for more]
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The Way of Spiritual Harmony: A Monastic Tradition

The Way of Spiritual Harmony: A Monastic Tradition


Monks practicing the Way of Spiritual Harmony are the ultimate experts of self-defense; whether armed or unarmed, they use martial arts techniques to act harmoniously with others in melee combat. Practitioners of the Way of Spiritual Harmony hold several tenets that form the beliefs and techniques they use. These monks believe that self-defense is the key to winning in melee combat;...   [click here for more]
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