Icons of Parsantium: The Basileus

The Basileus is the first of fifteen icons I created for my 13th Age Parsantium campaign. These movers and shakers should also prove useful for GMs running Parsantium games using the 13th Age icon relationship rules with other incarnations of the world’s bestselling fantasy RPG – or indeed anyone using the setting. The Basileus The Basileus,Continue reading “Icons of Parsantium: The Basileus”

Old Quarter Commoner 5e Background

Here’s a 5e Old Quarter Commoner background for Parsantium: City at the Crossroads. OLD QUARTER COMMONER You come from a poor family struggling to make ends meet in the Dock Ward or Poor Ward of the Old Quarter. You might be a Sampuran belonging to the shudra caste, a half-orc or an Aqhrani. Either way, you toil awayContinue reading “Old Quarter Commoner 5e Background”

Bureaucrat 5e Background

Here’s a 5e Bureaucrat background for Parsantium: City at the Crossroads. BUREAUCRAT You have served in Parsantium’s vast and complex bureaucracy as one of the “beardless”, a junior civil servant. If male, you may be a eunuch, born to a poor family who handed you over to the authorities for schooling in return for a well-paid government jobContinue reading “Bureaucrat 5e Background”

Gladiator 5e Background

Here’s a 5e Gladiator background for Parsantium: City at the Crossroads. GLADIATOR You have fought many times on the sands of the Hippodrome to entertain the crowds, killing and maiming wild beasts and your fellow gladiators for money and glory. You were either raised from an early age to fight in the stadium, were sent thereContinue reading “Gladiator 5e Background”