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Forgotten Realms is a high fantasy campaign setting. Most of the campaign will be in the Sword Coast region, while some trips to other faraway lands of Faerun or planes are possible, they aren't going to be the main focus of this campaign.

It's the year 1489 DR.

Recent history worth mentioning or at least might influence your backstory (depending on your race). Older history is usually only of interest to sages and scholars, the average person in the realm doesn't know most of the world history or care to know.

-1385 The Spellplague, Mystra the goddess of Magic was murdered by the recently ascended Cyric to godhood with assistance from Shar. Many spellcasters went mad during that time. Magic went crazy and the world was changed quite literally.
-1482 - 1488, The Second Sundering, Happening after the return of Bhaal from Baldur Gate and taking back his title as God of Murder from Cyric. The following years are full of calamities and various catastrophe all over the world. Many wars happened during that time, with a lot of the chosen of the Gods, being at the center of these conflicts.
-1489, Most of the major conflicts and wars are over now. The gods stopped having a direct intervention with their chosen taking a quieter position and being subtle. Some new conflicts arose and new threats but at least, it was without the gods' intervention. It's a new world out there, full of opportunities and chances for anybody to make a name for themselves.

Our Campaign begins in Daggerford, a small walled town and also a pastoral haven with many caravans passing through. The caravans are often headed north toward Waterdeep or south to Baldur's Gate. Warriors and adventurers looking to make some coins can find easy work with helping these caravans. A tribe of Lizardfolk has been attacking Daggerford recently, the call for adventurers and mercenaries willing to deal with the situation has caught your attention.

Character creation
Level 1
25 Point Buy
2 Traits(a drawback grants access to a 3rd trait)
Roll or Take average for your Gold (Pick One)
Background Skills
Dreamscarred Press Psionic supplements are available
Seek 4 or 5 players, heroic campaign so leaning toward good alignments.

Gods of the Realms: Too many to list. If you are looking for a particular deity, just ask.

Smokepowder, the equivalent of Black Powder in the realms, is illegal in most places or require to get past red tape for a small restricted use of it. And the few places that have some Smokepowder only have small quantities of them. Due to the rarity of the substance and how hard it is to obtain it, Forgotten Realms use the Very Rare Guns option. Gunslinger and archetypes using firearms, advanced firearms, the amateur gunslinger feat, don't exist and only npcs can take the gunsmithing feat. Early firearms exist but they are rare.

Game Description:

A Faerun, Forgotten Realms campaign starting from humble beginnings.

Last edited by SaintBro; Nov 25 '18 at 2:41pm..
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