Character Backgrounds (Overview)
Character Backgrounds - Character background are an integral part of forming a unique character.
Special: Special backgrounds are backgrounds that tie into the storyline and therefore can only be used when approved by the GM. They can be purchased through background points and very in price depending on the case.
Special (Racial): Dhampir ( Dreams of Darkness) /
Normal: Normal backgrounds can be used in almost any campaign.
Proeliator: Proeliator (Surviving The Dirgon) /
Shadow Warrior: Shadow Warrior (On the Run) /
Angelus: Angelus (The Divine Spirit) /
Ritualist: Ritualist (Life Worth Fighting For) /
Magus Arcanum: Magus Arcanum (Free at Last) /
Ancestral Guardian: Ancestral Guardian (Fire in the Sky) /
Normal (Secret Societies):
Normal (Aristocracy): The noble court is the center of nobility, with intrigue, political backstabbing, alliances, titles, and honorable challenges such as duels and jousts. A character with a noble background gains a bonus on their renoun with the noble classes and starts their campaign with the title of Knight with allegances to a particular noble such as a Baroness, Viscount, Viscountess, Earl, Countess, Marquess, Marchioness, Duke, Duchess, or etc, of a province.
Normal (Civic): This background jobs means that you have previously worked for a city, province, or held some other non-military governmental position. This background comes with a profession and a boost in renoun among the government officials with which you are familiar.
Normal (Military): This background comes with the title of private. The characters have spend time training, guarding, and learning military lingo and ranks. This background comes with a profession and a boost in renoun among the military officials with which you are familiar.
Normal (Racial): You are familiar with a particular race and can speak their language fluently and have a boost in renoun among the members of the race with which you are familiar.
Normal (Maritime): You have spent a large amount of time on a boat and are familiar with sailing and other skills needed to navigate the high seas. This background comes with a profession and a boost in renoun among the sailors with which you are familiar.
Normal (Merchant): Characters with this background are familiar with the techniques of making money through trade. It comes with an membership to the trade guilds with the rank of apprentice and recognition among tradesmen which you are familiar.
Normal (Religion): Characters with this background have devoted a particular portion of their life to the church. It comes with the rank of acolyte and recognition among clergymen with which you are familiar.
acolyte, abbot, deacon, priest, high priest, bishop, prelate, archbishop, patriarch, cardinal.
Normal (Academic): Characters with this background have devoted a particular portion of their life to the academia. It comes with three knowledge skills and recognition among academics with which you are familiar.
Normal (Wilderness): Characters with this background have devoted a particular portion of their life to learning about nature. It comes with three knowledge skills and recognition among devotees of the wilderness with which you are familiar.
Resistance to a particular type of magic (+2)
Increased Normal Starting Wealth
Regional Class Enemy
Bonus with terrain type