probablygoodrpgideas:

pomrania:

wotenoise:

evelynatthecircus:

lauraharrisbooks:

Beyond this, consider how these professions might vary depending on who the customers are – nobles, or lower class. Are they good at their job or just scraping by? Do they work with lots of other people or on their own? City or village?

For younger characters:

  • Apprentice to any of the above
  • Messenger/runner
  • Page/squire
  • Pickpocket
  • Shop assistant
  • Student
  • Looks after younger siblings

(Images all from Wikimedia Commons)

Also consider:

Candlemaker
Ferryman
Factor (looks after business for an employer in another city)
Tiler
Cutler
Beekeeper
Apothecary
Interpreter
Furrier
Moneylender/Banker
Winemaker
Tinker (small trader who repairs stuff)
Nightsoil collector
Customs officer

Also a bonus for animal related professions:
Fowler (supplies game birds for eating)
Warrener (catches rabbits on your land for you to eat)
Ostler (looks after your horses)
Falconer (looks after your falcons)
Cocker (looks after your fighting cocks)

I need more fantasy rpg in my life that isn’t d&d-style. I think it’s time for some Sword & Backpack.

100 Jobs for Fantasy Characters (that aren’t knight or peasant)

((long list, so it’s below the cut))

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