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Since White Wolf Publishing, Inc. White Wolf Publishing has been an imprint of CCP hf, but has ceased in-house production of any material, instead licensing their properties to other publishers. 1994, but was abandoned just two years later after a revamped base set, name change and three expansions were published. White Wolf acquired the rights to the game in 2000, even though no new material had been produced for the game in over four years. This game was cancelled in April 2014 after nine years of development. CCP announced that Paradox had purchased White Wolf and all of its intellectual properties. CEO of the revived company, which will remain a subsidiary of Paradox.
Martin Ericsson, formerly a developer on the World of Darkness MMO, will be serving in the “Lead Storyteller” role for the company. These provided stand-alone materials for multiple game lines with the focus on a specific region or theme, e. Onyx Path in order to more clearly distinguish the two given Paradox Entertainment’s intention to reboot the original setting. Subsequently, the Mind’s Eye Theatre was revamped for the New World of Darkness. The license to produce Mind’s Eye Theatre content was acquired by By Night Studios in 2013.
In the 1990s, White Wolf also published fiction. This included novels and anthologies based on White Wolf’s games, as well as general fantasy and horror fiction. Mind’s Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade product specifically for the Live-Action Role Play audience. By Night Studios is currently in development of Mind’s Eye Theatre: Werewolf The Apocalypse in the same rebuilding fashion as Vampire The Masquerade. This page was last edited on 29 November 2017, at 20:44.
World of Darkness settings, includes only a single product. In order to avoid confusing the two product lines, players refer to the most recent version of the World of Darkness line, released on August 21, 2004, as “New World of Darkness”, and the previous version as “Classic World of Darkness”. While the newer setting is superficially very similar, the overall theme is one of “dark mystery”, with an emphasis on the unknown and personal horror. October 2015, the franchise was re-branded in December 2015. Sometimes also referred to as “Original World of Darkness” or “Old World of Darkness”.
The World of Darkness resembles the contemporary world, but it is darker, more devious and more conspiratorial. The dichotomy between rich and poor, influential and weak, powerful and powerless, is much more pronounced than in the real world. Humans are unwitting victims or pawns of vast secret organizations of supernatural creatures. The battles in these wars may last centuries, beyond the realization or comprehension of ordinary humans.
The mystical abilities of these non-human entities and their ability to alter reality at will are restricted by the rise of reason and disbelief in the supernatural and they are forced to rely on more mundane methods in their struggles for supremacy. Despite the fantasy elements, the game emphasizes that any action has real world consequences, and abilities beyond what is considered normal by mainstream society will draw unwanted attention and potentially disastrous results. Each consists of a Rulebook and a number of supplemental Sourcebooks, detailing specific clans and tribes, specific gadgets, and entire cities including descriptions of all the supernatural denizens. White Wolf Publishing also developed historical settings for their major product lines. Classic World of Darkness is no longer considered canonical. WoD, the two game lines were divorced after the classic WoD was brought to a conclusion. North American ones, for example.
Each subsequent year of publication had a different theme. This brought about new sets of character types, but more importantly it dictated the focus of all the sourcebooks published that year. Asian themed creatures and expansions. Groups of Mortals trying to take back the night. Mortal and semi-mortal allies to the supernatural beings. Supernatural beings from eastern Asia.
Secrets of the ancient period. End of the game line. Apocalypse, as well as some elements of some of the published material that pertain to ‘end of the world’ themes in other games. Fiction novels from each of the three major gaming lines concluded the official storyline. World of Darkness as licensee. Onyx Path also announced that 2013 would feature a Revised World of Darkness 1.
World of Darkness, staying very true to the setting. It was canceled in the U. Many details of the setting, especially in regards to its history, are left vague or otherwise have multiple explanations. Gamers’ Choice Award for 2004. This book established core rules and a tone and mood for games featuring human protagonists. The old setting also made humans a minor threat to the supernatural races, but the new rules make it possible for humans to be powerful opponents to the things in the night. World of Darkness core and the specific book detailing the rules for that character type were required.
New World of Darkness began work on their own second editions. The Chronicles of Darkness rules are much more streamlined than the previous system. One 10-sided die is rolled for any ‘dot’ possessed in Attributes and Skills, and 1 success is achieved for every die showing a result of 8 or higher. If another 10 is rolled, this step is repeated until anything but a 10 is rolled.