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Brazen Backgrounds: Character Backgrounds for Bronze Age Settings

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Welcome to BRAZEN BACKGROUNDS, a character-background generator written specifically for role-playing games in Bronze Age fantasy settings - and written by a professional scholar, with a doctorate in the study of ancient history and archaeology. System-neutral, this resource can also breathe life into characters for any low magic, low fantasy, or sword-and-sorcery campaign. 

From the moment of character generation, these backgrounds will ease players into a setting that many find less familiar than the faux-medieval worlds more common in fantasy games. While some character background products offer a one-word or one-sentence description of each career, BRAZEN BACKGROUNDS describes twenty-four period-appropriate backgrounds, and then expands each background with small random tables for further detail. Many backgrounds add a piece of appropriate equipment to character inventories, or suggest character motivations and personalities. With this guide and a handful of dice, you can easily generate thousands of medium-detail backstories for Bronze Age characters who lived a little before becoming adventurers.

Reflecting the writer’s own background as an ancient historian, the introduction also briefly discusses tips on gaming in a Bronze Age-inspired setting, and provides a short list of suggested titles for those wanting to learn more about Bronze Age history, archaeology, religion, equipment, and fighting techniques. 

WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING ABOUT BRAZEN BACKGROUNDS?

...from Erik Tenkar of Tenkar's Tavern: 

There are story hooks that can be grabbed out of here for your campaign … Something like this gives your players something to latch onto at the beginning of the game … and enough to feed off of. … This is nice! These are adventure seeds. This has a lot of potential. ... Seriously. A very, very worthwhile product … Go to DriveThru, give it a peek, you’ll like it. 

...from Arlen Walker of Pellam's Wasteland: 
"...this is a cool product that does exactly what it says on the tin and I can't wait to see more from Gundobad Games."
 
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Author/Publisher here - if you'd like the source for the Tenkar's Tavern review comments mentioned on this product page, please see:
https://anchor.fm/tavernchat/episodes/E580---A-Look-at-Brazen-Backgrounds--a-Tool-for-Inspiring-PC-Backgrounds-e9m362
For Arlen Walker's comments, see the "reviews" tab on this page. Happy gaming!
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