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'Down & Out in Waterdeep' A Level 0 Adventure

'Down & Out in Waterdeep' A Level 0 Adventure


BRING THE FIELD WARD OF WATERDEEP TO LIFE IN THIS LEVEL 0 PREQUEL MODULE FOR WATERDEEP: DRAGON HEIST™! Presenting in over forty pages of hard fantasy, a level 0 adventure in the Field Ward of Waterdeep. This module sets the stage for characters to discover their origins before a life of adventure amidst a crisis in the city that serves as an ideal prequel to the story of Waterdeep:...   [click here for more]
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15 New Backgrounds - World Builder Blog Presents

15 New Backgrounds - World Builder Blog Presents


Enhance your game and enrich the story of your characters with fifteen new backgrounds and more. Included in this PDF.... Cook Background Cursed Background Dead Background Demolitions Expert Background Doctor Background Farmer Background Harvester Background Legendary Lineage Background Lycanthrope Background Parent Background Polymorphed Background Possessed Background Raised by Animals...   [click here for more]
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3 Calimshan Backgrounds (5e)

3 Calimshan Backgrounds (5e)


3 Calimshan Backgrounds for fifth edition is exactly what you'd expect: three new player backgrounds. In this updated-for-fifth-edition version of Calimshan, those descended from elementals rule while "mundane" humans have been reduced to serfdom. In this nation where the planetouched reign, three new kinds of player backgrounds come to light: Drudgehunter: when servants flee their masters, a drudgehunter...   [click here for more]
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3 New Backgrounds - Attendant, Diplomat, Gambler

3 New Backgrounds - Attendant, Diplomat, Gambler


Here's 3 new backgrounds made for mostly urban characters. I've published these backgrounds at D&D Beyond in the first place. Attendant Diplomat Gambler Happy reading! ...   [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 unique class can pick from a variety of skills to give you a character that is truly individual. I hope you enjoy The adventurer, and if ou do please consider buying it, it really helps...   [click here for more]
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5e PreGen, Barbarian Barkeep

5e PreGen, Barbarian Barkeep


Kinar Stoneskin is a fully developed Barbarian Barkeep for 5e, for use as both a PC and an NPC. He comes with a backstory, NPC stat blocks and several character sheets for easy insertion into low and medium level games. Loosly based in forgotten relms, Kinar has been written to be easily inserted into any setting, I hope you enjoy him. If you enjoyed this content be sure to check my other stuff here,...   [click here for more]
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A Bundle of Backgrounds

A Bundle of Backgrounds


So there I was, helping my new group of players make their new characters. Some were savvy, some were not. One though, was curious. "Can I have a archeology background?" I knew I had seen it somewhere, but where? The question also brought with it curious stares from the other players, who were interested in other backgrounds as well. Well, having to pore through sourcebooks and Unearthed...   [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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Adventurers guide to Drake Peak

Adventurers guide to Drake Peak


Included in this 32 page PDF you will find An island chain to add to your world 8 unique and wonderous cities A dark faction New backgrounds A new playable race with four subraces Monsterous variant Enemy stat blocks. Any funds I recieve will go to helping my create...   [click here for more]
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Amazons

Amazons


Join the ranks of one of the most feared and disciplined fighting forces in the D&D multiverse - the Amazons. Using the background, build advice, feats, and magic items herein, you will ride your beloved steed to victory against any who doubted your power or skill. Build your martial matriarch, and ride to victory! This doc includes A background for any character who may hail from an Amazon...   [click here for more]
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Anime-Inspired Backgrounds

Anime-Inspired Backgrounds


Sure, there are plenty of great background options already in the Player's Handbook, but none are quite what you're looking for. You want to play an average schoolgirl who suddenly finds herself with magical powers, a dishonored prince hunting down the Avatar the one responsible for his fall from honor, or a person from our world who finds himself transported to the world of Dungeons And Dragons. This...   [click here for more]
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Archfey Warlock Patron: Nathair Sgiathach

Archfey Warlock Patron: Nathair Sgiathach


"What? You’ve never heard of the great Nathair Sgiathach, Winged Serpent of the Fey before? … Can’t say I’m surprised. It’s hard enough to spell my name, let alone remember it." —Nathair Sgiathach These are notes about creating a Warlock Pact with Nathair Sgiathach, or roleplaying him in the Feywild. This is all of the information I could gather...   [click here for more]
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Artificial Intelligence characters

Artificial Intelligence characters


Not quite complete (but free!) rules for playing an artificial intelligence, meant mostly for science fantasy or fantasy/science-fiction mesh games. The Embedded System, while it tries to be balanced, may still be best as an NPC class, unless additional subroutines are developed. (Part of the reason this supplement is free - feel free to suggest additions!) Laid out lovelying with the Homebrewery...   [click here for more]
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Artist, Farmer, & Heretic Backgrounds

Artist, Farmer, & Heretic Backgrounds


Introducing two new backgrounds for D&D 5e! Artist The artist has an eye for beauty and hails from a world of wealthy patrons, art schools run by masters, crafty dealers, and shady forgers. Farmer For the adventurer who wants to rise from a peasant life to glory, there's the farmer background. Skilled with animals, land vehicles, and cooking, the farmer can fit right in with the common folk,...   [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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Background - Keeper of the Dead

Background - Keeper of the Dead


An alternative player background for the more macabre types; a D&D interpretation of what would amount to a forensic anthropologist with the opportunity for lore. Useful for tomb-minded parties, or as an excuse to go crypt-diving. Crafted with care, though a bumbling first try it may be. ...   [click here for more]
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Background Feats

Background Feats


This is a houserule that implements a choice of 6 feats for each background. The goal is to allow further customization at level one without too much power creep. Many of the feats cited are UA material. A few are custom - they are included in this pdf. I recommend you download for free, and if you elect to implement it come back and donate. Thanks! ...   [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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Background Option: Knight-Errant Remastered

Background Option: Knight-Errant Remastered


Knight-Errancy has been Remastered! Using the excellent tools of the Homebrewery by Natural Crit, this background option has been given a fresh new look. Enjoy! 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,...   [click here for more]
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Background Option: Manservant

Background Option: Manservant


Some adventures begin their lives in the service of others, attending to the needs of the nobility. You have spent several years serving those with titles, those who look down on the rest of the world, and who likely looked down on you as well. But when those in power were busy ignoring you, they spoke candidly... and you overheard all manner of rumors and secrets. Perhaps you even learned something...   [click here for more]
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Background Proficiencies, Languages, and Features

Background Proficiencies, Languages, and Features


Background Proficiencies, Languages, and Features SOLD AS PART OF THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ROB TWOHY 2016 PLEASE CONSIDER THAT BEFORE PURCHASING THIS! Quick help in character creation... All backgrounds with their appropriate proficiencies, language options, and features! NOW UPDATED WITH: Players Handbook Sword Coast Adventurer's...   [click here for more]
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Background: Field Ward Peasant

Background: Field Ward Peasant


Summary You have grown familiar and accustomed to the ever-churning mass of poverty in The Field Ward of Waterdeep. While living in a climate of contagious apathy and subsequent violence, you remained hopeful that someday, an opportunity may present itself to move up or move on in your life. For a while, you were just taking life as it comes to you from hand to mouth, and making a...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds

Backgrounds


Tired of the same old backgrounds being dug up again and again? Seeking to explore new origins for your characters or to develop more interesting NPCs? Then look no further. This document contains 10 new backgrounds, complete with features, personality traits, ideals, bonds and flaws to be used in any campaign setting: Anthropologist Barkeep Bounty Hunter Chemist Chosen One Fisherman Healer Servant Slave Stablehand Who...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds & Feats 1.0

Backgrounds & Feats 1.0


Backgrounds and Feats This collection is made up of two backgrounds the Cultist and the Exile. As well as a series of Feats, additionally a set of Heritage Feats which serve as minor feats which can be given to player characters for free. For Other products: https://www.dmsguild.com/browse.php?x=0&y=0&author=Edward%20R%20Curtis -- Dimly Lit Entertainment: Edward...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds - Traveling Benefactor

Backgrounds - Traveling Benefactor


This is a background for Characters, that consists of a traveling person who travels simply to do perform deeds in favor of others, wherever that person goes. It has the basic overview of the character, equipment, 1 language proficiency, 1 tool proficiency and 2 skills of the players choice from a list of 4, a feature for the background and 4 tables for personality traits, ideals, bonds and flaws,...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds from the Underdark

Backgrounds from the Underdark


Have you dreamed of coming from a land of eternal darkness, with smog-choked cities of ringing steel, vertigo-inducing strongholds spread across stalactites and webs, or being raised by sapient mushrooms who communicate via telepathy spores? Of course, we all have those dreams. Now they can be a (tabletop-synthesized) reality with "Backgrounds from the Underdark," featuring 10...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds of Faerûn

Backgrounds of Faerûn


om Aglarond to Vaasa, the realms are varied and enormous. But why settle for a "Bounty Hunter" or "Noble" as your background when you can dabble and mix with the backgrounds presented here? Certainly a Noble from the Moonshae Isles, friend of the Ffolk and foe of Malar is far more interesting! Or a Thayan Bounty Hunter, sent to recover slaves who have found themselves liberated. The combinations are...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds of Faerûn: The Underwater Nations

Backgrounds of Faerûn: The Underwater Nations


Inside you'll find resources to help you roleplay many of the aquatic and amphibious races from many of the regions in the Forgotten Realms. - Underwater Rules Reminder - 9 New Races - 2 Tortle Subraces - 5 Grippli Variants - 9 Race Backgrounds - 7 Aquatic Armor Variants - 6 New Poisons This supplement is standalone, but works with the entire "Backgrounds of Faerûn"...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds, Confidant & Citizen Guard

Backgrounds, Confidant & Citizen Guard


Herein you will find two new backgrounds – the Confidant and the Citizen Guard. The Confidant is a person of great empathy and abiding love for people. She can’t stand to see people suffer and she gives without expecting recompense. People around her tend to open up and confide in her and share their most intimate secrets with her. The Citizen Guard is an individual who’s willing...   [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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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, Archetype Compendium I, and Archetype Compendium II. If you are interested in creating and playing...   [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, Archetype Compendium I, and Archetype Compendium II. If you...   [click here for more]
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Backstories - New and Improved Backgrounds

Backstories - New and Improved Backgrounds


BACKSTORIES – NEW AND IMPROVED BACKGROUNDS My first custom content for the DM’s Guild was, a year and a few months ago, a new background: the Inquisitor. The Plague Doctor followed shortly and, although it didn’t became a silver bestseller like its more inquisitive brother, it was nevertheless much appreciated. Age, however, catches...   [click here for more]
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Barber Surgeon - Background

Barber Surgeon - Background


The barber surgeon is a background option for a character who heals without magic and does so out of a community's necessity. The suggested characteristics of the barber surgeon focus on their relationship with their community and the circumstances that brought them to practice surgery. You can find more player options from me right here on DMs Guild! ...   [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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Beginnings

Beginnings


Every adventure has a beginning, and every adventurer does as well. They may be born into a life of adventure, or come from humble origins. Whatever the case, a PCs background can shape who they are and who they become. "Beginnings" offers ten additional backgrounds (and four variants) for players to choose from when creating their characters. Each background comes with a brief description, a selection...   [click here for more]
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Bloodlines Unearthed

Bloodlines Unearthed


A trial conversion of a variant ruleset from the classic 3.5 source book Unearthed Arcana, Bloodlines Unearthed brings the supernatural smoothly into your game, with 40 possible bloodlines to use for fleshing out your characters or setting up campaign hooks. Included in this adaptation are two bloodlines not featured in the 3.5 source material, the fast-talking Marid and the greedy Dao, rounding...   [click here for more]
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Bloodlines: A Compilation of 6 Extraordinary Playable Races, 3 Backgrounds, and 25 Titanic Feats

Bloodlines: A Compilation of 6 Extraordinary Playable Races, 3 Backgrounds, and 25 Titanic Feats


From Passion Fueled Flames to The Marks of a Titan This guide includes additional racial options, feats, and backgrounds to help you further your imaginative adventures. With this supplement, you can roleplay a hearty being of pure elemental fire or a boastful, feathered humanoid that inhabits the treetops of an Owling eyrie. The guide includes statistics and lore for two races found in the Monster...   [click here for more]
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Butler Background

Butler Background


Have you ever felt like the background your caharcter needs to feel completer isn't available in, well this changes everything. The butler background lets you live out the dream of your charcater having been a servant before becomeing an adventure. This new background is used in conjuction with Extra Tool Proficiencies, also avialable on the DM's Guild. ...   [click here for more]
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Calculated Backgrounds

Calculated Backgrounds


Watch Episode 2 of the Calculated Risks Actual Play Stream via YouTube Below! Or visit http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/229045/Calculated-Risks-Episode-2--The-Broken-Anvil to download the MP3! Calculated Backgrounds is a selection of new backgrounds for inclusion in your Dungeons & Dragons campaign. The backgrounds contained in this...   [click here for more]
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Character Background: Parent

Character Background: Parent


A 5E character background for adventurers with a family to fight for. Would you like to play a character whose life has been dedicated to their children? This background is for you! A PWYW prequel to a new collection of backgrounds and character creation tables, coming soon! ...   [click here for more]
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Character Background: Prisoner

Character Background: Prisoner


For those players who want to be former inmates of some jail, dungeon, or what have you, presented here is the prisoner background! This one is free to anyone who wants it, though donations are always welcome. Enjoy! ...   [click here for more]
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Character Background: The Jailer

Character Background: The Jailer


A new character background for use with Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition, The Jailer allows you to quickly craft a character who is a seasoned veteran at dealing with, or perhaps being, a criminal. "You’ve participated in your fair share of bribes too, so you know when to take a good one and when to pass lest you wind you up dead. Running favors or turning your head...   [click here for more]
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Character Background: The Undertaker

Character Background: The Undertaker


A new character background for use with Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition, The Undertaker brings a grim and great new way to really flesh out a character. "You’ve spent a lot of time around cadavers. You possess unrivaled knowledge of the human anatomy and you’ve done your fair share of stitching flesh, draining blood, and making the gruesome look pristine....   [click here for more]
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Children of the Night

Children of the Night


Just in time for Halloween, supplement answers the question: what happens vampire and mortal bloodlines mix? Children of the Night introduces: Dhampirs as a playayable race New personality traits, ideals, bonds, and flaws for dhampir characters Feats exclusive to dhampir to enhance their vampiric power. Discover your dark heritage and choose between the path of the vampire and the path of...   [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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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 warhorse...   [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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Codex of the Infinite Planes Collected 2 Transitive & Echo Planes

Codex of the Infinite Planes Collected 2 Transitive & Echo Planes


Codex of the Infinite Planes Collection II: Transitive & Echo Planes The secrets, mysteries, monsters, and more of the Astral Plane, Ethereal Plane, and Planes of Shadow, Faerie, and Dreams, collected together at last! The mythical Codex of the Infinite Planes is a massive book containing information on the very planes of existence. Too many for one document to tackle, so it's been divided...   [click here for more]
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Codex of the Infinite Planes Vol 01 Plane of Fire

Codex of the Infinite Planes Vol 01 Plane of Fire


Codex of the Infinite Planes Volume 1: Plane of Fire The secrets of the Plane of Fire ... revealed at last! The mythical Codex of the Infinite Planes is a massive book containing information on the very planes of existence. Too many for one document to tackle, so it's been divided up into volumes covering individual planes. Crack open the codex in this first volume and learn about one of the most...   [click here for more]
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