Feb
24
2020
2

In Nomine Revisited: Ducks.

Ducks

Corporeal Forces: 1 Strength: 2 Agility: 2

Ethereal Forces: 0 Intelligence: 1 Precision: 1

Celestial Forces: 0 Will: 0 Perception: 1

Advantages: Toughness/2 (Ducks seem to shrug off bullets, as any hunter will tell you. They’re always finding ducks with old gunshot wounds, believe it or not.)

Body Hits: 6

Skills: Dodge/4, Fighting/4, Flying/6, Swimming/3

This is, like, you know, a duck. It quacks, swims, and flies. It pecks for a straight 2 Body Hits per attack, presuming that you somehow annoy it enough. Ducks usually don’t go looking for trouble, though. Indeed, the only reason why I even bothered with this write-up is that, sometimes, trouble goes looking for them.

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Feb
23
2020
5

In Nomine Revisited: Flying Albino Flaming Bouncing Cyborg Subterranean Cave Monkeys… OF DOOM!!!!! [In Nomine]

So. It might surprise some of you to hear that, back in the day, I had a certain reputation for sometimes writing somewhat odd things. I know, I know. One wonders how such scandalous rumors could possibly start.

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Feb
21
2020
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Some Notes on an Alternate Conception of Hell for In Nomine.

I’ve had this blessed thing half-finished and lost to human sight for years. And then I had the files back, and it’s gonna get sent out for the amusement of an indifferent world, and I don’t care I’m posting it anyway. In Nomine was always my RPG jam.

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Feb
17
2020
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Feb
17
2020
2

I… I found the In Nomine hard drive.

I bought the Sabrent USB 3.0 to SATA External Hard Drive Lay-Flat Docking Station for 2.5 or 3.5in HDD, SSD [Support UASP] (EC-DFLT) more or less as a dang lark; I knew that the relevant hard drives were fried, but I wanted to double check before I started pricing just how much I couldn’t afford a drive recovery, you know? But it worked! It worked on the first try, and now I have back all of my In Nomine files, to about 2009 or so. Which pretty much means that I have them all.

I may or may not have celebrated by going into the kitchen and having a shot of tequila.

Jan
20
2020
1

In Nomine Revisited: Nothing, Ethereal God of Atheists.

One of the entertaining things about In Nomine world-building for me was playing with the way that the core game concept could handily scupper the materialist-scientific worldview. As I would sometimes point out: in that campaign universe the most insightful and accurate theorist in the 20th Century when it came to the origins of the human race was Erich von Daniken. You can get some entertaining campaign seeds that way, particularly when your players are trying to make sure that the laws of physics keep ‘working’ properly around the unaware human researchers.

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Oct
08
2019
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Shackled [Celestial] [In Nomine]

Shackled (Celestial Discord, -3/level)

The Shackled Celestial Discord penalizes celestials (penalty equal to the level of the Discord) for all mundane activities that do not credibly serve their Superior’s Word.  This does include Outcasts or Renegades.  Shackled does not affect dissonance per se, but the celestial will be very uncomfortable in situations that would normally be Word-dissonant: add -1 to the skill penalty.

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Oct
08
2019
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Attuned [5pt/level] [In Nomine]

Attuned (5pt/level)

This general, well, Attunement gives +1 per level (max 6) to any mundane action that can be credibly argued to be in the service of the Superior granting Attuned.  It does not give a similar bonus to Songs, resonances, or any other supernatural activities.  Attuned can be bought after character creation, but mortals may not receive this Attunement unless they have been given a Force from a celestial.

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