You are a server of fine teas. Maybe you worked in a tea shop, or were a tea merchant, or were the tea master for a noble estate. You prepare teas and small bites of food for the thinking peoples in the area. This can be as simple as a cuppa or an elaborate ritual.
Often welcomed in strange towns, a messenger sometimes wears an official uniform of a ruling power and at others is a freelancer working without direction from above. You and your messenger companion are a symbol of civilization even in the furthest outposts.
Whether by bow, snare, or spear you are a provider for your people. Start your heroic journey as a Hunter.
You use the art and science of foods and other natural goods to change the way people experience the world.
When you embrace the mechanics of 5th edition Backgrounds you expand the variety of stories that can be told at your table.
Play one of the peoples who makes a city more welcoming at dawn and dusk, the lighter of lamps and lanterns.
They travel the lands with their cart and donkey fixing the broken tin of scattered families and villages, picking up bits of news and lore along the way. Tinkers are vital cogs in the rural economy and they are your next background for D&D.
Adding Sports as a Tool to your 5th edition D&D game opens your table up to new stories and backgrounds for the characters.
A new weapon, new tool, and new background for D&D, the Sparkler is an artist, performer, and technician whose primary tools include smokepowder and gunpowder.
Before you were a hero you were a Caravanserai, a keeper of an outpost that is inn, trade center, waypoint, and safe haven all at once. The traditional western trope of an innkeeper is provided as an alternate.