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by Jodrell
December 12th, 2014, 6:40 pm
Forum: The Bunker
Topic: A message from your Benevolent System Administrator
Replies: 0
Views: 1094

A message from your Benevolent System Administrator

I updated the forum software and installed a new theme. Enjoy.
by Jodrell
September 30th, 2013, 8:40 am
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Weapons List Published
Replies: 0
Views: 966

Weapons List Published

It was noted in another thread that there was no "official" record of weapon stats in any of the current books. This made it rather difficult to play the game! To rectify this, I have created a PDF Weapons list which is now available for download . Apologies to all for any inconvenience ca...
by Jodrell
September 30th, 2013, 8:34 am
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Reasons why I cannot play IteN 3.0 & use the retinue builder
Replies: 3
Views: 1768

Re: Reasons why I cannot play IteN 3.0 & use the retinue bui

1. What is the range of Weapon "X"? - The Weapons are missing in the core book. It's okay. You have alle the weapons you need in the retinue book. But unfortunately, not all of them have a range displayed. Most of them do not have a range. Is there another way to find out the range? I sug...
by Jodrell
September 27th, 2013, 12:59 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: ItEN! in spanish?
Replies: 5
Views: 1335

Re: ItEN! in spanish?

It is done. I finished the translation of the Core Book and now i need to make some minor corrections. I preserved the credits and the copyright notice, and tried to be as literal as possible. I want to post it on my blog, giving you guys full credit. Can send/post a copy here, too. Great! Please do!
by Jodrell
September 16th, 2013, 8:46 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: ItEN! in spanish?
Replies: 5
Views: 1335

Re: ItEN! in spanish?

I am not aware of a Spanish translation, but anyone who wants to translate ItEN into Spanish or any other language is more than welcome to do so. The only requirements (off the top of my head) would be): ⋅ don't change any of the rules ⋅ retain the credits and copyright statement...
by Jodrell
August 7th, 2013, 9:29 pm
Forum: Miniatures
Topic: Gue'vesa warband
Replies: 11
Views: 2628

Re: Gue'vesa warband

Brilliant stuff!
by Jodrell
July 31st, 2013, 3:45 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Weapon Attributes Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1045

Re: Weapon Attributes Question

NullARC wrote:Thanks for the reply. I was wondering though about the individual weapons "combat bonus" as listed in this screen-cap of the Retinue 2.0 PDF. Are these "combat bonus" (or modifiers) compatible with the ItEN 3.0 ruleset?


Yes, they are.
by Jodrell
July 30th, 2013, 8:27 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Weapon Attributes Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1045

Re: Weapon Attributes Question

The formula for calculating the cost of weapons changed between version 2 and 3. However, if you recalculate the cost of each weapon using the new formula, you should be able to use all the information from the version 2 retinue list.
by Jodrell
July 20th, 2013, 11:30 am
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Rumour: WH40K: Inquisition
Replies: 4
Views: 1307

Re: Rumour: WH40K: Inquisition

See the link above. That site is pretty reliable.
by Jodrell
July 17th, 2013, 2:10 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Rumour: WH40K: Inquisition
Replies: 4
Views: 1307

Rumour: WH40K: Inquisition

Rumor Has It: Blood Bowl isn’t coming, but no one expects the… So, what is up GW's sleeve? GW is about to enter the skirmish scene with the release of Warhammer 40k: Inquisition Inquisition is designed for 2-4 players and each side will use custom cards and dice. Army sizes consist of about 5-10 mo...
by Jodrell
July 9th, 2013, 6:40 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Did I get the speed rule right?
Replies: 6
Views: 1263

Re: Did I get the speed rule right?

Pascal Tognon wrote:A better solution would be to allow the speed bonus to armour only if the figure actually used the speed bonus in addition to its standard movement.


That makes more sense to me. I'll pencil it in for ItEN 3.1.
by Jodrell
June 11th, 2013, 9:41 am
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: ItEN 3 Retinue Builder
Replies: 5
Views: 1614

Re: ItEN 3 Retinue Builder

Very nice. I'm new here, but I can't seem to find 'stealth'. Has this skill recently been deleated? Somehow it got lost - it has now been added back in. Do all weapons in 3.0 have a fixed range according to a list, or can I still change the range limits? :?: Weapons do still have ranges, but the RB...
by Jodrell
June 2nd, 2013, 9:19 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: ItEN 3.0 is Released!
Replies: 6
Views: 1468

Re: ItEN 3.0 is Released!

1) Where is the weapon list? I looked in the Retinue Builder, and that doesn't seem to have weapon stats, either. Each faction has its own weapon list in the Retinues Book. 2) In the Retinue Builder, what is 'Add a Figure' supposed to do? So far, even when I 'Add New Figure', there's still nothing ...
by Jodrell
May 25th, 2013, 4:53 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: ItEN 3.0 is Released!
Replies: 6
Views: 1468

ItEN 3.0 is Released!

I’m very pleased and proud to announce that the Gamer’s Edition Third Edition of In the Emperor’s Name is now available to download . This edition builds on the Second Edition (released in July 2011) with enhancements to almost every part of the core rules. It updates and revises some of the core ga...
by Jodrell
May 19th, 2013, 9:13 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: ++ASTROPATHIC CHOIR INTERCEPT TF994 HOLY TERRA 149.996.M41++
Replies: 0
Views: 719

++ASTROPATHIC CHOIR INTERCEPT TF994 HOLY TERRA 149.996.M41++

++ASTROPATHIC CHOIR INTERCEPT TF994, HOLY TERRA 149.996.M41++ ++TRANSCRIPT FOLLOWS++ TO INQUISITOR GIDEON VENATOR FROM ASSET CXV543.D. AS PER YOUR INSTRUCTION I HAVE TRAVELLED BY WARPSHIP TO CANTIACORUM IV AND MADE CONTACT WITH ASSET TW603.S. A COPY OF THE HERETIC TOME HAS BEEN OBTAINED AND HAS BEEN...
by Jodrell
May 6th, 2013, 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bunker
Topic: Submit your 40K short stories for ItEN 3 Gold Edition!
Replies: 2
Views: 5594

Submit your 40K short stories for ItEN 3 Gold Edition!

ItEN 3 is finished and the Gamer's Edition will be available shortly. In the meantime, I want to start work on the Gold Edition of the game, which will feature full-colour artwork and short pieces of fiction. I'm asking all ItEN fans to post their stories to the new ItEN Fiction forum (alternatively...
by Jodrell
April 30th, 2013, 11:43 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: ItEN 3 Retinue Builder
Replies: 5
Views: 1614

Re: ItEN 3 Retinue Builder

The Retinue Builder has now been updated to comply with the final rules from ItEN 3.0!
by Jodrell
April 14th, 2013, 10:59 am
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: ItEN 3 - Question for the community
Replies: 2
Views: 934

ItEN 3 - Question for the community

So the deadline for feedback on the first draft of ItEN 3 closed this week. I will take the feedback and incorporate the suggestions into the final draft. I have a question for the community: which of these options would you prefer? ⋅  Core Rules released now, campaign and retinues books r...
by Jodrell
March 26th, 2013, 10:12 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Jodrell's ItEN 3 Blog
Replies: 6
Views: 3592

Re: Jodrell's ItEN 3 Blog

It's been entirely too long since I last updated this topic. Unfortunately I am currently trying to move house, and it has been a long, drawn out and unpleasant experience which has sapped my free time, energy and ability to concentrate. However I am pleased to say that (to the best of my knowledge)...
by Jodrell
January 30th, 2013, 10:09 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Equipment
Replies: 3
Views: 1038

Re: Equipment

Hi Pascal,

The equipment in your Skirmish rules look great. I hope you don't mind if I steal them for ItEN 3? You will obviously be credited!
by Jodrell
January 23rd, 2013, 10:09 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: ItEN 3 Retinue Builder
Replies: 5
Views: 1614

Re: ItEN 3 Retinue Builder

You can access the source code for the Retinue Builder at https://github.com/iten-game/.
by Jodrell
January 23rd, 2013, 12:38 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Equipment
Replies: 3
Views: 1038

Equipment

We currently have special rules for a few bits of non-weapon kit, for example jump packs. However I wonder if it makes sense to have equipment as a "first class" object, that have their own points cost and can be given to figures. EG: Jump Pack (5 pts). Adds 3 to the figure's Speed. Can on...
by Jodrell
January 21st, 2013, 11:12 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: ItEN 3 Retinue Builder
Replies: 5
Views: 1614

ItEN 3 Retinue Builder

The ItEN Retinue Builder is now online - please go ahead and register and try it out. Once logged in, you can start creating retinues, adding figures, and sharing them with other users. Public retinues can be "cloned" - that is, you get an exact copy of the retinue and every figure in it, ...
by Jodrell
January 19th, 2013, 10:53 am
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Jodrell's ItEN 3 Blog
Replies: 6
Views: 3592

Re: Jodrell's ItEN 3 Blog

Here's a screenshot of the Retinue Builder. It's come along quite quickly! When it's more or less finished I will release the source code so that anyone who wants to can run their own.

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by Jodrell
January 14th, 2013, 9:13 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Jodrell's ItEN 3 Blog
Replies: 6
Views: 3592

Re: Jodrell's ItEN 3 Blog

New Year update - work is still progressing. I am about 3/4 of the way through the "poll" edits, and have also revised quite a bit of the text. I have split out the scenarios section into an appendix to make the core rules more concise. This will still form part of the core rules, but will...
by Jodrell
December 6th, 2012, 11:26 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Jodrell's ItEN 3 Blog
Replies: 6
Views: 3592

Re: Jodrell's ItEN 3 Blog

Just a quick note to say that I am still actively working on ItEN 3. The pace has slowed a bit due to having a bit less free time than I used to have (thanks to the demands of work and family) but I plan to get a load of work done between Christmas and New Year when I will be bunking off working fro...
by Jodrell
December 6th, 2012, 11:24 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Exploding Sixes
Replies: 7
Views: 1886

Re: Exploding Sixes

Question gents:

I'm just getting ready to add this rule to the ItEN 3 draft, but it wasn't clear to me whether the exploding sixes rule should apply to shooting, melee, or both? My gut instinct is that it should apply to melee only, but I'd be interested to hear what you chaps think.
by Jodrell
October 19th, 2012, 7:59 am
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Things that aren't clear for me
Replies: 2
Views: 1290

Re: Things that aren't clear for me

I will attempt to address these questions in v3.0.
by Jodrell
October 18th, 2012, 9:13 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: What should go into ItEN 3?
Replies: 18
Views: 4163

Re: What should go into ItEN 3?

I am all for an update, but please, please, don't weigh this thing down with a bunch of gothicky junk on the page design. Rest assured, the "gold" edition will be very tastefully done, and if it's too much for your taste, you'll still have the basic version. OH, and since I assume you can...
by Jodrell
October 16th, 2012, 10:15 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Jodrell's ItEN 3 Blog
Replies: 6
Views: 3592

Jodrell's ItEN 3 Blog

I thought I'd maintain a "blog" of sorts to record the ongoing development of ItEN 3. I'll try to post periodic updates here with links to the current draft so people can see what I've been doing, and give early feedback. My current plan is for there to be two versions of ItEN 3: the first...
by Jodrell
October 16th, 2012, 8:27 am
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: What should go into ItEN 3?
Replies: 18
Views: 4163

Re: What should go into ItEN 3?

Hi everyone. I've been following this project on and off for awhile and finally decided to try and contribute a bit. This seemed like as a good a place as any to share ideas for the new edition. Welcome Dok, and thanks for getting involved! What I'd like to see: 1) increased granularity. I've seen ...
by Jodrell
October 16th, 2012, 7:46 am
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Grit roll variation
Replies: 4
Views: 1033

Re: Grit roll variation

sharkbait wrote:Honestly, I haven't played any games with this and have forgotten why I had thought of it in the first place. :D

I agree that it's probably not a great idea (I never said it was a great idea :lol: ).


Nevertheless, your contribution is appreciated!
by Jodrell
October 15th, 2012, 10:02 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Grit roll variation
Replies: 4
Views: 1033

Re: Grit roll variation

This would very definitely give a massive advantage to models with a high grit. If your grit it 2, then the changes of being killed goes from 1 in 6 (rolling 1 on 1D6) to 1 in 36 (rolling snake eyes on 2D6). The effect would probably be that players will only choose elite models in their retinues, a...
by Jodrell
October 15th, 2012, 9:37 pm
Forum: Retinues
Topic: More troops
Replies: 2
Views: 1713

Re: More troops

I'll pencil this in for inclusion in ItEN 3. Has it been playtested?

I agree that the Runtherd's special ability should probably cost a couple of points.
by Jodrell
October 15th, 2012, 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bunker
Topic: Forum Move
Replies: 8
Views: 2098

Re: Forum Move

Apologies if you've seen any further errors today. I have been tweaking the server configuration to find the sweet spot that ensures stable operation and acceptable performance.
by Jodrell
October 15th, 2012, 11:04 am
Forum: The Bunker
Topic: Forum Move
Replies: 8
Views: 2098

Re: Forum Move

This should be fixed now.
by Jodrell
October 14th, 2012, 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bunker
Topic: Forum Move
Replies: 8
Views: 2098

Re: Forum Move

The forum has now been moved. Please let me know if you see anything that's broken.
by Jodrell
October 11th, 2012, 7:32 pm
Forum: The Bunker
Topic: Forum Move
Replies: 8
Views: 2098

Forum Move

Hi all,

Some time in the next week, this site is going to move to a new server. I will try to keep the disruption to a minimum, but there will be a short period when the forum appears down for maintenance. If you see this, please wait an hour or so and try again.
by Jodrell
October 8th, 2012, 10:10 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: What should go into ItEN 3?
Replies: 18
Views: 4163

Re: What should go into ItEN 3?

Since I haven't seen any strong opinions to the contrary, all of the items in the poll are going into the first draft.

Thanks everyone for voting!
by Jodrell
September 22nd, 2012, 9:58 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: What should go into ItEN 3?
Replies: 18
Views: 4163

What should go into ItEN 3?

I'd like to hear from you guys about what changes we need to make in ItEN 3. This poll lists all the recent changes/errata that have been discussed on this forum: if you think something should go in, please select it. You can choose as many as you like. Remember to check the specific forum topic to ...
by Jodrell
September 22nd, 2012, 5:21 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: ItEN 3.0 Announcment
Replies: 2
Views: 814

Re: ItEN 3.0 Announcment

Thanks for the vote of confidence, Craig! I hope I can prove myself a worthy replacement for you.
by Jodrell
September 20th, 2012, 9:18 pm
Forum: Campaigns
Topic: Revisions for ITEN 3
Replies: 0
Views: 1279

Revisions for ITEN 3

Hi all,

I'm guessing that the lack of posts in this forum is an indication that the version 2 campaign book is perfect :-) Anyone care to contradict that with some suggestions?
by Jodrell
September 20th, 2012, 8:59 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: What should go into ItEN 3?
Replies: 18
Views: 4163

Re: ITEN 3: Roadmap

Thanks Pascal, I'm assuming that if we rip offborrow anything from that PDF, you're happy for us to do so?
by Jodrell
September 20th, 2012, 8:49 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Running
Replies: 5
Views: 1328

Re: Running

How about splitting the difference and having it be 1D3 + Speed?
by Jodrell
September 16th, 2012, 4:25 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: What should go into ItEN 3?
Replies: 18
Views: 4163

ITEN 3: Roadmap

Far be it from me to usurp Craig's status as benevolent dictator for ITEN, but it seems to me that we have enough errata, new rules, and revised retinues, that having a stab at version 3 might be worth doing. If Craig is too busy, then I am quite keen to have a go myself. Something I'd also like to ...
by Jodrell
September 16th, 2012, 3:51 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Running
Replies: 5
Views: 1328

Running

ITEN Rulebook, Page 13, Section 7.2: During the shooting phase, if a model has no enemies in line of sight, that model may choose to run an additional 3" instead of shooting. ITEN Rulebook, Page 14, Section 7.3: Each player may shoot with any or all the figures that he has, and may run any figu...
by Jodrell
September 16th, 2012, 11:52 am
Forum: Retinues
Topic: Updating the Necron Retinue List
Replies: 4
Views: 2034

Re: Updating the Necron Retinue List

I got a chance to playtest this retinue list last night and came up with some changes. I've decided to junk the split grit roll rule as it's a bit complicated, and also a bit cheesy, as Necrons will almost certainly pass the first grit roll to stand up after being knocked down. So I've changed Necro...
by Jodrell
September 12th, 2012, 12:18 am
Forum: Variants
Topic: "Laundryverse" ITEN
Replies: 4
Views: 1893

Re: "Laundryverse" ITEN

More grist for the mill: the TVTropes.org entry on the Laundryverse So here's a quick Dramatis Personae : Laundry Personnel ⋅  Action Girl - low strength but high speed, access to lots of gadgets. A good shot. Always seems one step ahead of the main protagonist. ⋅  Pimply Faced Y...
by Jodrell
September 4th, 2012, 9:36 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Like ITEN on Facebook
Replies: 2
Views: 702

Like ITEN on Facebook

Hi all,

I've set up a Facebook page for ITEN. If you use Facebook, please like the page!

Facebook Page.

Thanks!
by Jodrell
August 24th, 2012, 1:55 pm
Forum: Core Rules
Topic: Advanced Rules for Allies
Replies: 3
Views: 892

Re: Advanced Rules for Allies

I've had a rethink about these rules and made some small changes: you can now take up to 35% of your retinue from an allied list, and it's also permitted to take a leader (as long as they are cheaper than your primary leader). Thoughts?

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