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Shadow of the Emperor (Inquisition)

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Shadow of the Emperor (Inquisition)

Homebrew Game, Powered by the Apocalypse RPG, Warhammer 40,000 Roleplay, Dark Heresy 1e, Dark Heresy 2e on ...

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  • Duration: 3.5 to 4.5 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

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About the adventure

IT IS THE 41ST MILLENIUM -- The God-Emperor reigns, eternal, upon the Golden Throne of Holy Terra: the savior of humanity and master of ten million worlds. Called the Carrion Lord by the heretic and the apostate, the God-Emperor projects the astral light of a beacon in the Void, the Astronomican, for which the souls of a thousand psykers burn every day. At every side, the alien, the Daemon, the rebel, and the witch beset the Imperium. As an Acolyte of the Most Holy Inquisition, you are a chirurgeon of the body politic, excising the cancers of heresy and incursion, staving off the many threats against the Imperium of Man. You will engage heretics, confront aliens and hound witches. You will face Demonic possession, and battle for your soul, psyche and survival amidst a tangled web of conspiracy and betrayal. The greatest adversary is your fellow man. The fertile soil of the human heart often sprouts radical thought, corruption, and damnation. Your duty is to prune away the rot, tear up the roots of darkness, and shape the growth of Humanity - with blade and fire where necessary. Welcome to Exterminatus, an Apocalypse World hack for Dark Heresy. Prepare yourself for perilous adventures into the dark heart of the 41st Millennium.

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Owen Kerr


44 Reviews

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35 years as a TTRPG player

33 years as a Game Master

51 games hosted

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Additional Details

How to prepare

My players need to bring an open mind and a sense of grim and gothic futuristic horror. Webcam, mic, preferably access to Roll20 and Zoom. Paper and pencil would be nice.

What I provide

Roll20 has a dice roller that we'll be using. I will provide the basic rules for everyone there.

Gameplay details

This is a mystery game using a modified Powered by the Apocalypse system. It's 2d6+mod. All starting characters are competent at what they do.

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Safety tools used


How will character creation work

I will provide pre-generated characters (subject to personalization by the players). We'll be able to jump in immediately!

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Low
  • Roleplay: High
  • Puzzles: Medium
  • Experience Level: Open to all

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