I hadn't really been following Vampire 5e when it came out, but E3 footage of Bloodlines 2 got me curious about it so I started reading up on it. I'm actually more impressed with this edition than I expected, particularly their willingness to change things up. (Hunger, for example, seems much...
I've assembled a little timeline for some new players who were fans up to the Revised Era of "classic V:TM" but don't know much about the new one.
Classic V:TM Era
* The Clan Novels are still canon, the Gangrel have left the Camarilla because of looming Gehenna.
Bought this on a whim last fall, and finally dove in. I was digging it, despite some seriously cringeworthy moments in the text. I haven’t picked up a Vampire book in so long.
Then I got to the Chapter on Merits and Flaws. It’s organized in a way that seems counter intuitive to me. From this...
Play Location/Method: Roll20 and Discord
Game/System: V5 Vampire: The Masquerade
Player or GM? 3 Players
Time/Frequency: Wednesdays from 5:00-8:30 PM CST
Genre: To be discussed
Current needs: A Storyteller or a group to join into.
Accept Drop-In Players? No if we start a new game, whatever is...
Piping in that I will be using Vampire 5th ed for an upcoming campaign. V20 is a great book but it's hugely overwhelming for new players and as a GM that ran the game a lot back in the 90s, I kind of love the sparse approach to lore and PCs options that V5 takes. I simply don't care about...
The first session of our Modiphius Vampire the Masquerade RPG campaign 'Welcome to LA' using the new 5th Edition Ruleset.
There's a + thread. I've not much to add there.
So..... anyone else feel like the SI are the main characters and you're just extras in thier story?
Loresheets are neat, but there's just a wyrd disconnect between "fast and loose" coupled with "unexpected crunch" that feels very 90s and...