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"Here’s the question: Do you really want to know? Because it’s not like it’s a secret. It's just like your car - it doesn’t run by magic but it might as well, for all you know when you look under the hood."

– Wesley Cote, AKA The Key

What Has Risen May Fall

What is the God-Machine? That question doesn't have a single, easy answer, but that doesn't stop people from asking. The World of Darkness is layer upon layer of mystery, but what is the mechanism that keeps it all moving? Is there a design in play? And what happens to those who think to use the Machine for their own ends? 

What Has Fallen May Rise Again

A Chronicle Book for the World of Darkness© 

  • A "default" chronicle, a way to introduce new players to the World of Darkness and experience one of its greatest mysteries
  • Choose the depth of madness that's right for your group, from local to cosmic!
  • A modular approach to building a chronicle, 20 different stories that fit together to form "chronicle tracks"
  • Revisions of many of the core rules from the World of Darkness Rulebook

Check out the God Machine Chronicle Fiction Anthology, a collection of terrifying insights into the God Machine and its effect on the inhabitants of the World of Darkness©.

Note: Requires the core World of Darkness Rulebook.

Note on the Print Editions: Standard Color uses a thinner paper stock than Premium Color, basically the same paper as the Black & White books. This usually means the colors are less vivid, but it also means the price drops a bit per page in the production process. Examples of pages: Premium Color vs. Standard Color.

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May 22nd, 2015
The introduction of The God Machine was a very good move, and it adds a depth and scope that transcends the game as it was, without ruining the feel, or the setting. I just received my physical copy today, I went premium, and other than a few typos [...]
March 6th, 2015
This book gives you insight in the God-Machine a machine with higher dimensional powers or a supernatural machine that does has a plan for us all regardless if its rewarding or not. If its rewarding to you and the god-machine planned it than it was very [...]
September 28th, 2014
The good: Setting: excellent Rules update: needed. The bad: Way how rules update is presented (need for old WoD corebook) Print: First book I ordered in "standard" print and... well, meh. I guess I'll stick to premium for any future orders. [...]
May 23rd, 2014
I was a little harsh to this title after my first read through. I've gone back and read it for a second time because even after being initially turned off by it there are some strong ideas in this book that stuck in my head. Mostly the organization of [...]
Roger L. [Featured Reviewer]
June 17th, 2013 -------------------------------- Rezension: World of Darkness: The God-Machine Chronicle Seit seinem Erscheinen im Jahre 2005 bildet das World of Darkness Rulebook die Grundlage der (neuen) WoD und erfüllt dabei [...]
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July 05, 2013
This title was added to our catalog on April 30, 2013.