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Old December 2nd, 2017, 07:07 AM
I was toying around with the Backgrounds from Ultimate combat, and it seems to limit the trait options by a lot. Even some traits I would have access to through my Race.
For example, I have access to Fiendish Sniper from Dirty Tactics Toolbox just for being a Tiefling, but the message of "You do not have the background for this trait" was still showing up.

Is this normal?
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Old December 3rd, 2017, 09:39 AM
Most backgrounds end with "you gain access to the X trait". But Ultimate Campaign doesn't define what "access" means, so we have two options for how to make use of that - "Traits & Drawbacks require a Background" means a strict reading - that you can't take a trait or drawback without one of your backgrounds making it available, or "Unrestricted Traits & Drawbacks", where the ones your background gave access to will be starred as suggestions, but you can still pick whatever traits you want.
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Old December 6th, 2017, 07:19 PM
If you enable backgrounds but sill want unrestricted traits you need to click on the traits don't require backgrounds option.
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