Daggers in the Darkness – Clan Banu Haqim from “Vampire: The Masquerade”

Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition Core Rulebook This is the first in a series of essays covering the 13 vampire clans found within White Wolf’s Vampire: The Masquerade TTRPG. Within the World of Darkness that the Vampires of Vampire: The Masquerade inhabit, there are many creatures that can be considered the “boogeyman”. Among these creatures … Continue reading Daggers in the Darkness – Clan Banu Haqim from “Vampire: The Masquerade”

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 Dead Never Rest – A Review of Jim Butcher’s “Grave Peril”

Cover Art for Jim Butcher's "Grave Peril" How dangerous are the dead? In our world, the only dangers the dead present are disease and a cause for more violence. In Harry Dresden’s world, the dead in all their various manifestations are unfathomably dangerous. Jim Butcher’s third entry in the Dresden Files, “Grave Peril”, is a … Continue reading The Dead Never Rest – A Review of Jim Butcher’s “Grave Peril”