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genres:fantasy:backgrounds

Character Backgrounds

A background provides a package of starting skills and equipment for a character. It does not affect what a character does after character creation, but simplifies the initial process of creating a character. YAGS Fantasy assumes that new characters are relatively young and inexperienced, and that the 'story' of the campaign is them growing in skills and experience.

Typical Backgrounds

  • Soldier
  • Thief
  • Ranger
  • Bard
  • Noble
  • Witch
  • Wizard
genres/fantasy/backgrounds.txt · Last modified: 2018/03/31 08:50 by sam