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The world is a dark and dangerous place.

It is filled with enigmas that do not fit neatly into boxes built by scientists or occultists. That doesn't stop us from trying to find an explanation for everything. It is human nature to compartmentalize, to label and identify the things that frighten them - a thing named is a thing neutered. But some things refuse to be categorized neatly. Some mysteries evade explanation. Some monsters reject the classifications we attempt to brand them with. These are the seeds of fear and wonder, the exceptions whose only proven rule is that there are no rules that cannot be broken. These are the unexpected plots, the stories which pull player and character alike into situations where their wits, skills and strengths will be challenged.

These are glimpses into the true potential of the World of Darkness.

This book includes:

• Story seeds and plotline ideas for every World of Darkness line (including Vampire, Werewolf, Mage, Promethean, Changeling, Hunter, and Geist).

• New rules, Merits, powers, and setting material.

• Additional story ideas for the custom Worlds of Darkness presented in Innocents and Mirrors.


Note: The Black & White print editions of this book are not full-bleed. Because of printing requirements there is a small white border around the edge of the pages.

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June 30th, 2012
wow, i could have gotten a big mac meal and it would have been more enticing/filling than this book was. i was expecting a bit more than some plot seeds and perhaps a new merit or mechanic for each section. i would say you get what you pay for, but i [...]
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September 5th, 2011
Glimpses of the Unknown crystalizes what differentiates the new World of Darkness from the old. If the World of Darkness core rulebook and its various supplements could be seen as a college-level education on how to portray a unique chronicle using the [...]
Adrian S. [Featured Reviewer]
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August 16th, 2011
You know that a product is going to be good when the intro fiction sends shivers up your spine and fires your imagination for Chronicle ideas. By the end of the book, I only had three words - top notch product. This is worth way more than the 6.99 price [...]
Robert O. [Featured Reviewer]
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July 30th, 2011
This book is "must have" for every Storyteller in - doesn't matter - old or new World of Darlness. 50 pages full of story ideas, new spells etc. I played all World of Darkness settings and - believe me - "Glipmses of the Unknown" brings something new, [...]
Alexander L. [Featured Reviewer]
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July 26th, 2011
Originally posted at: http://diehardgamefan.com/2011/07/26/tabletop-review-glimpses-of-the-unknown/ Back when I first got into playing pen and paper RPG’s, I started with the game most people have likely started with: Dungeons and Dragons. Funny [...]
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