The 3rd Age
The only playable race in The 3rd Age is going to be Humans. There is enough variety in humanity to make it unnecessary to make Ogier available. (In my humble opinion)
Here is a list of playable backgrounds in The 3rd Age. Each nation or people traditions, cultures and values shape the character whether they like it or not. The majority of the game will take place in the Westlands, but dependnding on the era of play the Aiel, Atha’an Miere (Sea Folk) and Seanchan are common enough that players can choose them.
A player can only play one background even if she grew up in multiple nations. One background must be selected as the salient background. The salient background is the background that shaped a character the most.
A note on party formation: Be very careful about what background you chose. It can be rough playing in a group that is always at each others th