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This was Onyx Path Publishing's April Fool's joke for 2014. However, so many people liked it that we're keeping it available for future customers. Enjoy!

Conditions were introduced in the God Machine Chronicle as an exciting new part of the nWoD game system that encourage player agency in the storytelling. Many examples were included in that book, and in both Demon: The Descent and Blood and Smoke: The Strix Chronicle for Vampire: The Requiem.

Condition Cards have also been produced, in order to make it even easier for players and Storytellers to manage the Conditions in play at their table. Some amazing stories and themes are possible utilizing Conditions and they can provide deeply immersive and compelling moments of significance for your Chronicle.

At least, most of them can...

Included here are Conditions that are so particular, so specific to a very limited situation, so singular in their use, that in good conscience we just couldn't contaminate our Very Important game design with them. But, depending on your Chronicle, they also might be just what the moment requires.

Written by David Hill, the Conditions guy himself, and haphazardly and vaguely playtested, these Overly Specific Condition Cards include:

  • A Missing Tire and No Gas, and a Monster Chasing You
  • Broke a Mirror On Friday the 13th
  • Cornered by Things That Are Smaller Than You

And the ever-popular:

  • Don’t Have Any Clues but the Plot Needs to Move Forward

Other currently available Condition Card sets include:

God-Machine Condition CardsDemon: the Descent Condition Cards and Vampire: the Requiem 2nd EditionvCondition Cards

Overly Specific Conditions

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January 14th, 2017
An odd one. Obviously this is a joke product and it's mildly amusing, so well done there. Worth a look, more for the pointers on creating your own conditions than for the humour. What I find odd about this is mostly how inconsistent the cards [...]
April 27th, 2016
While this is an april fools joke, it still shows creative examples of how conditions can be used above and beyond the typical. Also, sometimes you are in a car, running out of fuel, risking breakdown, and being chased by monsters. [...]
Megan R. [Featured Reviewer]
January 25th, 2016
Originally released as a spoof product to 'celebrate' April Fool's Day 2014, this collection of 14 Condition cards proved to be popular enough to leave available. It's free to download the PDF so easy to check out, and even if you decide that you want [...]
April 5th, 2015
wonderful, I love this book. The rules were fantastic . I intend to continue buying [...]
May 12th, 2014
Too specific. I might be able to use one or two of these things, but it is going to seem like a joke. How am I suppose to keep the dark, brooding atmosphere when the game can't even take itself seriously? [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on April 01, 2014.