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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



If you find these backgrounds useful, be sure to look for Backgrounds, Vol. 2, Backgrounds, Vol. 3, Archetype Compendium I, Archetype Compendium II, and Archetype Compendium III. If you are looking to create and play a particularly special character, be sure to check out my new character class: the Special Snowflake. If you are searching for a challenging adventure for your players, Grey Mist Peak presents just such a scenario. And for those who want to introduce more spells to their 5th edition game, Spell Compendium I offers more than 150 spells converted from previous editions.

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March 8th, 2016
Extremely well-written. Very thoughtful and useful. Everyone should buy this! [...]
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