Backstory Cards: Core Deck

An Add-on Module by Immaterial Plane

Content Provider: Immaterial Plane Author: The Immaterial Plane Purchase Here: Project URL Versions 11+ (Verified 12) Last Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago

Backstory Cards: Core Deck for Foundry Virtual Tabletop

Backstory Cards

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The Immaterial Plane presents Ryan Macklin's Backstory Cards for Foundry Virtual Tabletop, officially licensed from Galileo Games!

Backstory Cards blend your characters and setting concept into an intriguing set of relationships and history. It’s tailor-made for games where the player-characters already know each other—from fantasy adventurers to star marines, from supernatural beings who share the same city to global-hopping troubleshooters.

This deck of cards works well with most roleplaying games, including GM-less ones. It also includes how to directly integrate Backstory Cards into Fate Core and Fate Accelerated’s character creation.

For a more enhanced experience with your Backstory Cards sessions, we highly recommend downloading the free Backstory Cards Techniques Guide which contains tips on how to workshop answers to prompts and flesh out your setting elements and elaborates further on the basic instructions included with this purchase.

About the Module

This module can be used with any game system for Foundry Virtual Tabletop, which is required to use this software. Foundry VTT requires a Foundry VTT license.

The module includes:

Module Activation

Upon purchasing this module, you will receive a content key on the Download Page that can be used to gain access to the module.

Visit the Premium Content page on the Foundry VTT website for instructions on how to activate and install the module using your content key.

Expand Your Collection

Want more Backstory Cards to add to your deck?

Expansion #1: Distant Worlds, Unseen Threats, & Wicked Shadows

Backstory Cards Expansion Pack #1

Expansion #1 includes 45 genre-specific prompts for science-fiction, horror, and noir intrigue.

Expansion #2: Even More

Backstory Cards Expansion Pack #2

Expansion #2 gives you Even More (literally), which expands on the core deck and the themes presented in Expansion #1.

Expansion #3: Setting Elements

Backstory Cards: Expansion Pack #3

Expansion #3 contains Setting Elements, a set of 40 cards providing inspiration for defining unique Individuals, Groups, Places, and Events as well as Motivations! Each card includes randomly selectable Traits or Roles to help you enrich your setting elements.



Available Versions

  1. Version 3.2.0

    4 weeks, 1 day ago
    Foundry Version 11+ (Verified 12) Manifest URL
  2. Version 3.0.1

    4 months ago
    Foundry Version 10+ (Verified 11) Manifest URL
  3. Version 3.0.0

    4 months, 1 week ago
    Foundry Version 10+ (Verified 11) Manifest URL
  4. Version 2.3.0

    7 months ago
    Foundry Version 10+ (Verified 11) Manifest URL
  5. Version 1.1.5

    Foundry Version 9+ (Verified 9) Manifest URL
  6. Version 1.0.1

    Foundry Version 0.8.8+ (Verified 9) Manifest URL