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13 Unique Characters with back stories

13 Unique Characters with back stories


13 Unique Characters with Back Stories. Just roll your stats and play. ...   [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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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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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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Character Background: Amnesiac

Character Background: Amnesiac


Ever wanted to play a character who doesn't remember their old life? DMs roll their eyes at the thought? Well here's an Amnesiac background option built to publication standard that can meant to help develop your character's background as you play rather than skip past that element of character creation that other similar options allow. ...   [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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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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Distiller Background

Distiller Background


Brewers have had the spotlight for long enough! It's time for Distillers to take the stage! Use this new Distiller background to turn your character into an alchemist that people love to have around. Forget turning lead into gold, we're talking about turning beer into whiskey! Wine into brandy! Mead into Spirits! What's Inside: Details to make your character...   [click here for more]
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Documento de Referência do Sistema - Versão Final

Documento de Referência do Sistema - Versão Final


[ATENÇÃO] Este documento é gratuito. Para baixar o arquivo, basta colocar 0 (zero) como valor de pagamento, antes de continuar. Neste documento se encontra todo o DRS (Documento de Referência de Sistema - 5.0), o conjunto de regras básicas em que baseia o Dungeons and Dragons 5.0. Esta é uma tradução autorizada pela Wizards of the Coast do...   [click here for more]
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Dragon Coast Adventurer's Guide

Dragon Coast Adventurer's Guide


Dragon Coast Adventurer's Guide The Dragon Coast Adventurer's Guide is a guide to the Heartlands. It provides details on Cormyr, the Dalelands, the Dragon Coast, Sembia, and Turmish. As with the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide, the accounts given in this guide are told from the perspective of characters living in Faerûn. This guide also details five new character backgrounds:...   [click here for more]
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Duck & Cover: Character Options Playtest

Duck & Cover: Character Options Playtest


This document provides playtest options for Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition. This playtest will act as an introduction to the world of Duck & Cover, a world like our own, but in a far post-apocalyptic future where the lines between science and magic are blurred and the remains of the old world are nothing but grim skeletons of a world forgotten by time. Version 2 Update:...   [click here for more]
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Dwarven Clan Backgrounds - 3 New Backgrounds for Dwarf Characters

Dwarven Clan Backgrounds - 3 New Backgrounds for Dwarf Characters


Hello, and thank you for checking out my work! This product is exactly what it sounds like; 3 whole new, customizable, backgrounds for dwarven players and characters. More will be added in the future in regards to lore for the clans, as well as new clans if the feedback encourages more. Please, check it out and send me any feedback you can think of; it is highly valued and appreciated. Thank...   [click here for more]
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Farmer Background

Farmer Background


New from Here Be Dragons: the Farmer background! Now you can play a salt-of-the-earth character that spouts homespun wisdom. Perfect for rural campaigns! Pay what you want to build your ignorant hick or your savvy rancher. Check out our other products. More coming soon! ...   [click here for more]
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Free Preview: Faiths of the Forgotten Realms

Free Preview: Faiths of the Forgotten Realms


Dive into the Divine! Would you like to add some faithful flair to your Forgotten Realms campaign? This is the free preview of the original product available here. This free preview contains lore, spells, magic items, and artifacts of Lathander, Selune, and Tyr. The format and layout of this book closely follow the original. So, if you like this preview and would like more, then you can...   [click here for more]
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Homebrewed Crafting - Blacksmith

Homebrewed Crafting - Blacksmith


Design Notes The following D&D 5E design of the Blacksmith craft was created to provide an option for those pursuing a method of creating weapons and armor. This design provides details of the types of crafting, the materials required, different types of accelerants and their suggested crafting times. As with any...   [click here for more]
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Homebrewed Crafting - Herbalism

Homebrewed Crafting - Herbalism


Design Notes The following D&D 5E design of the Herbalism Skill set was created to provide more of a crafting feel for the Herbalism proficiency. HERBALISM An Herbalist is someone who is trained in the science and arts of flora and fauna. This training opens the doors to all kinds of herbal remedies,...   [click here for more]
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Isekai character background options

Isekai character background options


Your usual teenager is walking down a street, or playing his favorite VR game, when he blinks into a fantasy world. Does that sound familiar? If so, you may very well be a anime fan, in an age where Isekai shows are everywhere. This document offers different background options for players and DMs who wish to play D&D in the Isekai style. For those who don't know, Isekai is a trope where a normal...   [click here for more]
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Letters to the Dungeon Master: Big Trouble in Little Arcana

Letters to the Dungeon Master: Big Trouble in Little Arcana


Between major projects and during the production of other smaller projects we will be producing a series of articles, Letters to the Dungeon Master. This is the third of many more to come. Each will be written by one of the various authors here at Perilous Prints because we had something to say or add that didn't surmount to its own project. So please, if you likes this comment and let us...   [click here for more]
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Lost Mine of Phandelver: 6th Pregen Character

Lost Mine of Phandelver: 6th Pregen Character


Basic Information: This PDF-file contains the sixth pre-generated character sheet you need to run the Lost Mine of Phandelver Starter Set adventure with up to six players. The sheet uses the same style and includes the same information as the five other character sheets already included in the Starter Set. This allows any DM to play the Starter Set with up to six people without any...   [click here for more]
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Magic and Science Backgrounds

Magic and Science Backgrounds


This small suppliment is perfect for DM's looking to provide some more backgrounds based in science and art. It contains the following 5 backgrounds: 1) Architect 2) Calligrapher 3) Iconoclast (Magic Item Destroyer) 4) Magical Merchant 5) Scientist If you enjoy this, please consider leaving a review. Also, check out our other titles! ...   [click here for more]
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Maritime Backgrounds

Maritime Backgrounds


Have you ever wanted more options than simply 'Pirate' when creating your seafaring character for your next campaign? What if you could have a background as a naval officer? Or a galley cook? Or maybe you were shipwrecked during a voyage, your captain's ship battered against the rocks by an angry kraken? Then do I have the thing for you! Listed in this PDF are nine additional backgrounds for seafaring...   [click here for more]
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Mordenkainen's Tome of Factions

Mordenkainen's Tome of Factions


Mordenkainen's Tome of Factions Mordenkainen is back with yet more cynical musings on the nature of the cosmos. This time he tackles the factions of Faerûn. In this tome, he describes the capricious nature of the Emerald Enclave, the hypocritical code of the Harpers, the circular reasoning of the Lords' Alliance, the dangerous fanaticism of the Order of the Gauntlet, and the...   [click here for more]
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Myriad, City of Tiers - Player Options

Myriad, City of Tiers - Player Options


This is a FREE player content supplement to the adventure, Myriad, City of Tiers A Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition, Game Supplement by ALAN TUCKER, edited by KEN CARCAS Now Available in a Fantasy Grounds module! Myriad, City of Tiers (Fantasy Grounds) WHAT YOU GET: • Two versions of the product:...   [click here for more]
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Outcast - Background

Outcast - Background


The outcast, or pariah, is a new background to D&D 5e. Rejected by society, mistreated and oppressed, the outcast has faced terrible hardships even before their adventuring career begins … But what does not kill you makes you stronger! Four pages detail the Outcast background with tables of stigmas and types of persecution, the new Indomitable background Feature and suggested characteristics,...   [click here for more]
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Paladin - Oath of Medicine / Background - Physician

Paladin - Oath of Medicine / Background - Physician


Here is a new oath for paladin characters: the Oath of Medicine. It is accompanied by what could be a fitting background: Physician (or its variant: Psychiatrist). Of course, both options can be used separately. I'm highly open for any changes and ideas to improve this oath. Please be merciful for english isn't my native tongue (although I'd enjoy any proofreading or editing). Happy reading!...   [click here for more]
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Paranormal Investigator Background

Paranormal Investigator Background

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Player Backgrounds

Player Backgrounds


Have ever wondered how you would hand out backgrounds from modules to your players. Now it is possible for the backgrounds of both Ghosts of Saltmarsh and Tomb of Annihilation. Plus you don't have to write it down with them anymore, no more showing you book to the players in the hopes that they won't go through the pages, instead hand them this and your worries will be away. ...   [click here for more]
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Shovels and Shields: The Knight Class

Shovels and Shields: The Knight Class


STEEL THY SHOVEL AND ROLL INITIATIVE! Long have tales been told of brave knights that wander the earth in search of riches and glory. Whether they wield an arsenal of arcane items or a modest shovel, these brave warriors weilded legendary weapons and relics against foe, undead, and dragon alike. From the tormented spectre, to the shield striking guardian to the strangely shovel'd champion,...   [click here for more]
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Slave Background

Slave Background


Another background to enhance your gaming! Enjoy this fine product from Here Be Dragons Game Development. More to come soon! ...   [click here for more]
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Tempus Fugit

Tempus Fugit


Tempus Fugit This One Shot Adventure Module Contains: A story about a man succeeding in traveling back in time Instruction for a real life experiment with your players A difficult logic puzzle to solve A large and detailed map of a boarding school Backgrounds for several NPCs Some magical theories and much more! The Story The Ipsfort Manor School for Arcane...   [click here for more]
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The Vermin Lord - A Warlock Archetype

The Vermin Lord - A Warlock Archetype


375 downloads! If you like it, please rate and review. :-) The path of the Vermin Lord is not for the squeamish. Whether you have a healthy fascination for entomology and the study of the family Rodentia, or are possessed of a desire to see the world overrun by all manner of pestilence-carrying insects, rats, and other unsightly creatures, the end result will be nothing less than...   [click here for more]
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Super Simple Character Sheet Landscape

Super Simple Character Sheet Landscape


I couldn't find a character sheet for 5e in landscape that I liked, so I just created one in Word. It's simple, no extra graphics laid out in a big enough font that is easy to read for this old git lol Hope you like it, pay if you want, don't if you don't! ...   [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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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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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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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, 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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Butler Background

Butler Background


Have you ever felt like the background you envision for your character isn't available and the existing ones aren't broad enough to even come close the their skill set, well this changes everything. The butler background lets you live out the dream of your charcater having been a servant before becoming an adventure. This new background is used in conjuction with Extra Tool Proficiencies, also...   [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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DID Background (Multiple Personality Disorder)

DID Background (Multiple Personality Disorder)


Two halves don't make a whole, not when they've been torn, crumpled and disfigured again and again. Four quarters dont make a whole either, just a sick parody. A past traumatic experience has shattered you into four distinct personalities. ...   [click here for more]
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Explorer's Pack

Explorer's Pack


Explorer's Pack Exploring unmapped territory, discovering ancient ruins holding alien artefacts, crossing deadly terrain, making first contact with an unknown civilisation ... Exploration is an element of many D&D campaigns, whether your PCs just explore the surroundings of their hometown or lead a major expedition to a new continent. But exploration is often somewhat overlooked. The...   [click here for more]
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Golden years -  Character background option

Golden years - Character background option


You have lived most of your life already, but approaching your final years something suddenly changed. This was a change of great significance that propelled you to spend your golden years out in the world, traveling and fighting monsters. This is a new character background option for D&D 5e meant for characters that have lived most of their life already and are just now going on adventures....   [click here for more]
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Imperfect Reincarnation ~ Background

Imperfect Reincarnation ~ Background


This PDF contains the Imperfect Reincarnation background for Fifth Edition D&D, based off of literary and pop culture heroes like Mautrim Cauthon, Desmond Miles, the protagonist of Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, and many others. Characters of this background are plagued by memories of a past life, and are prone to outbursts in long-dead languages, or calling people by strange names. They may wish...   [click here for more]
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Impostor -  Character background option

Impostor - Character background option


The Impostor is a character background option that will allow you to play someone bestowed with undeserving fame or glory. It might be because of an extraordinary coincidence, a well laid out plan, or general scumbaggery, but for most people, you are a great hero deserving of praise and admiration. And even though the deed is not your own, you get to enjoy the spoils. ...   [click here for more]
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Lightless Player Character Race

Lightless Player Character Race


Drawing design inspiration from the black mages in Final Fantasy and the Jawas of Star Wars, the Lightless come to D&D. A race oblivious to the very concept of origin or identity. Lightless are a hopelessly curious race, always taking in little observations about seemingly mundane trinkets. The name “lightless” is a colloquialism bestowed upon them from society as they have never...   [click here for more]
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Raised by Monsters - A Player Character Background

Raised by Monsters - A Player Character Background


The following is a background suitable for player characters who were raised by a monstrous race such as the goblins, giants, or lizardfolk. From the background: You were raised by a member of a monstrous race. Perhaps your caretaker treated you as a child; perhaps you were more of an oddity or a servant. You have learned the culture of your adopted people, and find that you are more comfortable...   [click here for more]
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Slave Background

Slave Background


This simple single-page sheet contains all the information you need to create a new PC with the "Slave" character background. Includes: Starting Skills and Equipment Feature: Perserverance Bonds and Flaws *Please leave comments and reviews after downloading. All recommendations will be considered for updates and future publications. Changelog...   [click here for more]
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Slave Background & Monastic Tradition

Slave Background & Monastic Tradition


“There are none that value their freedom so much as those that know what it is to be denied it.” The following contains 5e rules for those wishing to play a slave or former slave, including: advice on how to include slavery in your game, a Slave background, a new Monastic Tradition for Monks, Reckless Dance technique. ...   [click here for more]
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Sole survivor - Character background option (English and Spanish)

Sole survivor - Character background option (English and Spanish)


This is a very simple background option meant for characters that come from places that don't exist anymore or the "last of its kind" type of character. Bundle includes both the English and Spanish versions. Esta es una opción de trasfondo muy simple pensada para personajes que provienen de lugares que ya no existen o el tipo de personaje que es el "último de su clase". El...   [click here for more]
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Storm King's Thunder Character Options

Storm King's Thunder Character Options


This barbarian primal path option was designed to coincide with the new Storm King’s Thunder, Forgotten Realms campaign. However, it may be used in any campaign setting if allowed by the Dungeon Master. I will be adding additional files to this title which contain archetype options for other classes. Including, but possibly not limited to Fighter, Rogue, & Sorcerer; though not necessarily...   [click here for more]
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