Tag Archives: World of Darkness
At its height, Vampire: The Masquerade was a serious threat to Dungeons & Dragons. It was contemporary to Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd Edition. All the cool kids were switching over to VtM and treating D&D as an old fashioned game played by kids, rather than the ‘true roleplaying experience’. The game got its own Collectible Trading Card Game (originally called Jyhad, but changed to Vampire: The Embrace), a couple of computer games and even its own Aaron Spelling produced TV show called Kindred: The Embrace. Continue reading →
Back in 2004 White Wolf games caused wide spread consternation amongst the role-playing community when they announced that they were ending their hugely popular Vampire: the Masquerade line, along with all other offshoots forming their World of Darkness setting. The reason for this was that one of the game world’s major themes was an impending apocalypse which White Wolf chose to make canon, releasing a many part supplement titled, The Time of Judgment, which outlined the cataclysmic events. But would it work out?
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