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The Big Book of Backgrounds

Compatible with D&D 5th Edition (OGL) Ruleset

The Big Book of Backgrounds was created with both players
and GMs in mind, and we sincerely hope you fi nd it to be a
useful and fun supplement for all of your 5E characters.

This book off ers 43 unique, flavorful and balanced
backgrounds for the world’s greatest roleplaying game.

Backgrounds Included:

Doomsday Prophet
Information Dealer
Planar Scholar
Tax Collector
Treasure Hunter
Urban Guide
Wilderness Guide
Wizard's Assistant

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Eugene B July 30, 2019 12:11 pm UTC
I'd be interested in a pathfinder version of this product.
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Phil B July 31, 2019 6:37 am UTC
Hi there Eugene,

I assume you are referring to PF2.0?

While we are predominantly a D&D 5e publishing house, this is something we may look into a bit further down the track if we get enough requests for it.


Phil B.
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Eugene B July 31, 2019 4:13 pm UTC
Actually PF1.0
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Cody F July 31, 2019 7:44 pm UTC
I really appreciate the feedback, Eugene. I haven't played Pathfinder in quite awhile, so I'm unfortunately not as well-versed in its character creation as I used to be (there was SO much HeroLab involved haha). I don't recall there being a background system in PF 1.0, though I do recall the trait system. It's my understanding that PF 2.0 replaced the trait system with a background system, but it's sounding like I might be remembering incorrectly based on what you're saying. Would you mind educating us? I don't see any mention of a background system in the Pathfinder SRD online, so if you have the time, would you mind pointing me in the right direction as to what you're referring to? Is it maybe a 3rd party optional ruleset?

In any case, I'll be happy to look into the possibility of doing a future version of this book for Pathfinder (for whichever edition makes sense), but I need to get up to speed with what exactly you're talking about first! I'll be happy to learn whatever you can teach...See more
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Eugene B August 01, 2019 1:51 pm UTC
You are correct. There isn't one. As you said the trait system is used in a RAW pathfinder 1 game. There have however been various third party supplements that replaced existing systems with some new option. For example Sphere's of Magic replacing the base magic system or psionics before anything was published by Paizo.

I'm just saying I'd love to see a system such as this be an option for PF1.
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Cody F August 01, 2019 3:03 pm UTC
OK, I see what you're saying. Thanks for the idea! This is definitely something we will look into. I appreciate your input.
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