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Collectible Kindred Coming to DVD

Come October 22, the short-lived by well-remembered attempt to turn White Wolf’s Vampire: The Masquerade into a television series arrives in stores. But not simply a collection of DVDs containing all the episodes. No, this comprises something more special! Kindred: The Embraced ran for eight episodes in 1996. Based on the gothic-punk game of “personal…

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Mind’s Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade Needs Your Help

I love to peruse Kickstarter for worthy project to fund and during my most result search I discovered the perfect one! Knowing we have a few RPG fans here, I was thrilled to help fund Mind’s Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade. If you’re a fan of classic LARPing then read on! Project details: Twenty years…

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Let’s Remake Kindred: The Embraced!

Seventeen years ago, a television first premiered on the young FOX network: a prime time dramatic series based on the popular (and controversial) role-playing game Vampire: The Masquerade. Produced by Aaron Spelling, it debuted to fanfare and uncertain expectations. The plot centered around the Kindred of San Francisco, a secret society of vampires with a…

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Exclusive Interview with Brian McKinley

March 2013 marks the month for a blog tour of Brian McKinley’s epic novel of love and undead, Ancient Blood. I managed an interview with the author, whose book I reviewed in December. What seems to you special about Ancient Blood, so much so you took the time and effort to put that many words on…

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Details Emerge on World of Darkness MMO

Last year at The Grand Masquerade it was announced to all of the hardcore Vampire: The Masquerade fans that a new massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) titled World of Darkness was being created. Based on White Wolf’s hugely popular RPG, fans were beyond geeked when they heard of the upcoming game. However, details…

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The 20th Anniversary Edition of Vampire: The Masquerade

The tabletop RPG Vampire: The Masquerade came out back in 1991 and triggered an unexpected worldwide phenomenon – novels, TCG’s, LARPs, video games, and even a TV show. But it was the RPG that really won the hearts of gamers and geeks, which is why White Wolf is doing something special for the 20th Anniversary…

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2010: A Year of Vampires

This was a big year for vampires; they’ve been everywhere. When 2010 began, vampire fans were enthusiastic, optimistic, and ready for a year of vampire madness. It wasn’t unfounded; the vampire had a lot of potential this year, with so many people ready to gobble up whatever the entertainment industry decided to cook up, as…

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The Most Mysterious Dracula

It is an iconic movement, an action in vampire films re-created many times. The motion pictures “Fright Night” and “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” both had their versions. For many, it remains one of the most memorable events in the first great film of one genre–as well as being a landmark in at least two others. Graf…

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Vampire Characters: More than Adventurers with Fangs?

Table top role-playing games are most often recognized in the form of Dungeons & Dragons, even amongst individuals who are regularly involved in this form of gaming and role-playing.  It often includes high fantasy adventure with Lord of the Rings-esque plot-lines and characters, involving the fate of the world, a kingdom’s destiny, or a princess…

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Vampire: The Masquerade MMORPG Revealed!

CCPGames, the folks behind of Eve Online, have recently announced their next MMO project, and it’s one that’s going to make every vampire lovin’ nerd very happy! Their new project is World of Darkness, and it is going to be set in the universe of White Wolf’s table-top and live action role playing game, Vampire:…

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Vampire Role-Playing Games

Thanks to a reader asking for a post about RPGs via our Twitter, I am bringing you guys a list of a few of the best known vampire tabletop RPGs out there (you‘d have a million pages to read if I covered them all). If there’s anything you guys are ever interested in us writing…

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Quick Guide to Vampire: The Masquerade

The Story… or at Least… Some of It Each clan has its own history; there are thousands of pages of literature on V:tM and there’s no way to tell its complete history in a paragraph. Clans conflict, and fight, they work together against common goals as a group however. The clans in the Camarilla for…

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