Part of the new Blood & Smoke Chronicle rules, Conditions add an additional layer of consequence and reward to certain actions in theWorld of Darkness. Various things within the course of a game can cause Conditions. These include exceptional successes, supernatural abilities, and really any situation where the Storyteller thinks they can be used to heighten the... [click here for more]
Here's what the Blood and Smoke: the Strix Chronicle Storyteller's Screen includes:
Full color, 11" x 25.5" collage of selected beautiful art from Blood and Smoke
Three 8.5" x 11" pages of collected charts and tables selected to make your Storyteller job a bit easier
One cover sheet with the product info on it
About Blood... [click here for more]
The new Chronicle Core book for Vampire: The Requiem.
Tonight, you become one of the Kindred, the beautiful and the damned who hide behind our ordinary world. Driven by a hunger like fire, you will struggle to maintain your humanity while immersed in a vicious society of monsters.
But the sharks you swim with aren’t the only ones out there. Your Kindred are the smart, sexy... [click here for more]
God doesn't love me. But He's given me these teeth to spill your blood and these words to speak over your remains. And when I do that, He's going to make my dreams come true. God is good.-- Sister Snow, upstart Bishop of New Orleans
Being a vampire is inherently trading humanity for power, but most Kindred don't do it on purpose. Blood sorcery is about wrapping... [click here for more]
Singular vampires are so many terrible things.
Why should it be any different when many vampires get together? It isn't. In fact, it's exponentially worse. Kindred are designed to be solitary predators.
Why they gather in such large groups is a complicated issue. Are they lonely? Do they need to keep enemies within arms' reach? Do they need to understand the other creatures that inhabit their homes?... [click here for more]
"Time is a cycle. Beginning. Middle. End. All part of the cycle. Genesis mandates conclusion; a start necessitates a closure. The tims is nigh for the conclusion. This is the end." -- Durandal, prophet of the Cult of the Doomsday Clock Mages aspire to greatness, and none more so than those who craft their souls with the techniques of the sublime—legacies that invoke awe... [click here for more]
Good Book says the world's caught in a long, dark night, waiting for a brand new dawn to come and sweep all that darkness away. Don't know if that'll ever happen, but I do know this: there's folks set on making things darker. They're looking for ways to break the laws the Good Lord set for all of nature's ways. I've seen it happen, and the night's getting darker and longer. Sometimes I think I... [click here for more]
"Here’s the question: Do you really want to know? Because it’s not like it’s a secret. It's just like your car - it doesn’t run by magic but it might as well, for all you know when you look under the hood."
– Wesley Cote, AKA The KeyWhat Has Risen May Fall
What is the God-Machine? That question doesn't have a single, easy answer,... [click here for more]
What Has Risen May Fall
What is the God-Machine? That question doesn't have a single, easy answer, but that doesn't stop people from asking. The World of Darkness is layer upon layer of mystery, but what is the mechanism that keeps it all moving? Is there a design in play? And what happens to those who think to use the Machine for their own ends?
What Has Fallen May Rise... [click here for more]