One of the biggest changes between the 1st and 2nd printing of In Nomine was the introduction of “restricted” Band and Choir Attunements.
But what does this mean?
As I have previously discussed on this blog, Angels and Demons are not necessarily male or female. In fact, the official In Nomine line is that they are neither. This decision by the developers is complicated by the fact that Steve Jackson Games uses some very gendered language when discussing Celestials in general and Superiors in particular.
So how can you do better?
Turns out, a lot of thought has been given to gender neutral equivalents for lots of terms that we use in everyday speech.
Now that there are pages up for each of the Canonical Superiors (except Vephar – I’ll add his once I’ve made a write-up for him), the next natural step is to do something similar for each of the Bands and Choirs.
When I started this blog I committed myself to not duplicating official source material from Steve Jackson Games. This is their IP, and even though they’ve left it to wither on the proverbial vine, I have no desire to do anything that might reduce their sales. Continue reading