The Endless Game – The Metaplot of “Vampire: The Masquerade”

Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition One of the hallmarks of Vampire: The Masquerade (and for that matter the vast majority of the White Wolf games) is the Metaplot, the overarching storyline that was always in the background of the materials published for the game. Intricate, contradictory, and byzantine in its structure, the backstory of Vampire: … Continue reading The Endless Game – The Metaplot of “Vampire: The Masquerade”

The Creatures of the Night – Vampire: The Masquerade

Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition This is the first in a series of essays I plan on writing focusing on White Wolf Publishing and their TTRPG products over the years. In the early 1990s, tabletop role-playing games by and large were still built around the idea of playing heroic characters. The turn of the decade … Continue reading The Creatures of the Night – Vampire: The Masquerade