Part of my d120 random Carcosan Backgrounds project. If you come up with any cool ideas for backgrounds, leave 'em in the comments below!
Black Men of Carcosa, when set on fire, do not stop being on fire.
They rarely notice the extremes of heat and cold at all. The engenders with
them a variety of cultural quirks.
- Raptor Clan Raider
tribe would set themselves aflame and then bear down upon the enemy. You
violated the ancient taboo against fighting your own on fire, and were
Scimitar with Asbestos Hilt:
1d6 damage, 1d8 when red hot.
Targe with Asbestos Handle:
3d12 T-Rex Teeth
Enthusiastic and doggishly devoted. 1HD, 1d6 damage bite.
a holy man; that you have spent the last 12 years on fire is proof enough of
your faith. It is your job, by fear, intimidation, and violence, to lead your
people to enlightenment.
Fireproof Loin Cloth
Kapala For Drinking Blood
Ceramic Begging Bowl
A Terrifying Reputation
Night Rider Executioner
collect metal armor. You also collect traitors. You put one in the other and
set it all alight, watching the slow, screaming death. If the crime is slight
enough, you can contain your enthusiasm to a single limb.
Double Crossbow: 1d6 damage,
20 bolts. Both triggers can be fired simultaneously.
Night Rider War Helm
Steel Cuirass, Gauntlets
- Black Star Company Scavenger
space aliens made many fireproof devices. It's your job to find and collect
them; the nomads pay a mint for
Enormous Toolkit Backpack
Scanner: Detects space alien
wrecked ships up to 3 miles away.
kind usually shaves bald because burning hair smells horrid. Given the lack of
material, you've had to venture farther to pursue your passion.
Space Alien Hair Dryer:
73/100 battery hours left.
Grooming Kit w/ Small Mirror
An Abundance of Mustache Wax
Tsarian Boar Hunter
creatures is more cunning or more savage then the arctic boar. You hunt them
all the same. You're always looking for weapons that can pierce their thick
hides without vaporizing the psychotropic organs.
Harpoon Gun: 1d8 damage,
harpoon attached to rope.
Sleep Gas Grenade: 20 foot
burst, make CON check or fall asleep.