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Greetings Fellow Gamers,

Welcome to the N.G.o.M. (New Gods of Mankind) basic rule system for Gods, Armies, and Tribes. This system allows for gods and armies to be added seamlessly to your gameplay, expanding your story, and giving a tribe for your heroes to belong to.

In New Gods of Mankind, you will create a character—a deity—and play out the god’s actions and responses to a setting and plot described by Fate. There is no clear-cut winner or loser; you are successful if your god grows in strength and power, and unsuccessful if your god is forgotten or your followers are extinguished. It is your goal to become the biggest and most powerful god you can. The other players are trying to do the same, however, and you will also have other, far more experienced deities and spirits trying to kill off or convert your followers so you do not succeed.
More importantly, you “win” if you and your friends have fun, even if your god is crushed and forgotten.

It is my desire to give you a condensed version of the New Gods of Mankind ruleset I created with several others back in 2006.

These rules will be readily adaptable to any game system. My goal is to see you use part or all of these rules for your next game. I want people to create their own worlds and have fun writing stories with their friends. 

Have Fun!

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Felix S May 02, 2017 1:40 pm UTC
i dont get it...
would "New Gods of Mankind Basic Rules 1st Edition" be the product I need? or would I need "New Gods of Mankind New God's Handbook 1st Edition" as the description there says "New God’s Handbook is a core rulebook created for the player and the GM alike to get started in the world of gods." unfortunately the description(s) could be clearer...
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Richard L May 02, 2017 1:47 pm UTC
Sorry for the confusion. The Basic Rules are the pay what you want version of the rules. Very little of the background for the World of Naalrinnon (Where New Gods of Mankind takes place) and rules for the board game portion, and additional rules are in there. Basic rules has the essence of the game and you can play New Gods of Mankind. But for the additional rules, miracle examples and the 100 primary and secondary domains you need the Core Rulebook DSS001. I hope that clarifies things. Also Anointed, Mantle of the Gods is the heroes supplement which is a complementary heroes RPG meant to go along with New Gods of Mankind.
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Eldritch S December 18, 2015 9:32 pm UTC
This is listed as being soled as a Watermarked PDF, but instead the downloaded file is an EPUB.
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Richard L December 18, 2015 9:39 pm UTC
My apologies. It is supposed to me in EPUB format. I marked it in the lower column before publishing. But I just noticed there is only one option to show in the upper area and that is Watermark PDF. I will talk to the guys about this. If there is a desire to see a PDF version I can create one. I felt EPUB is a better format and easier to navigate.
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Richard L December 18, 2015 9:55 pm UTC
I will have a PDF ready this weekend with a PDF book no later than Monday. I will work with Drive Thru to get the two separate files marked as such.
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Richard L December 18, 2015 10:22 pm UTC
Ok I got it done a lot sooner. It is now set up for two files to be downloaded. A PDF and EPUB version will be downloaded now. I managed to convert the PDF while keeping the links in the document intact. Please let me know if you have anymore troubles.
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Eldritch S December 19, 2015 1:20 am UTC
Thank you!
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