While researching the In Nomine source books for a couple of my upcoming posts, I found myself reviewing the rules for drugs (Corporeal Player’s Guide p124).
There were nine sample drugs which could basically be sorted into three categories:
Stimulants typically gave a short-term bonus to one or two Characteristics followed by a longer-term but comparable penalty to the same Characteristic or to Precision.
Psychotropics typically gave a small bonus to Perception coupled with a comparable penalty to two other Characteristics.
Analgesics typically gave a penalty to all characteristics with no bonus to anything. This is comparable to somewhere between 3-6 levels of Discord.
The first two make sense to me, the third does not. Continue reading