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Did your heart seize up in your chest a little when I said that? It should. Those horrors you've dreamed of all your life - the arms dragging you down into the ooze, the thing with fangs and too many legs waiting in the dark, the sleek, silent killer dropping on you from a clear sky - they're real. 
But don't fret, little brother. You'll never have to wake up in fear, ever again. The nightmares are real...and you're one of them. 
Now, let us feast."
You are one of the Begotten, the living embodiment of a primal nightmare of humanity. Your soul, your Horror, is a monstrous creature - maybe something that humanity dreamed and wrote down and still speaks of in legends, or maybe some outlandish horror that no living person has ever seen. 
You are a Beast, and you must feed. Your Hunger drives you, and your Hunger might damn you. Indulge too lightly and your Horror will take matters into its own hands, roaming the Primordial Dream for sustenance and awakening murderous hatred in spiritually weak individuals. Feed too deeply and too often, and you become sluggish, sacrificing the raw edge of Hunger for the languor of Satiety. You must decide how to grow your Legend - will you be the monster incarnate, the thing that all other monsters fear? Or are you doomed to die under a Hero's sword? 
This book contains:
  • The complete guide to playing a Beast in Chronicles of Darkness
  • A game system designed for crossover with the other Chronicles of Darkness lines
  • A look at the Beasts and their broods all around the world, from Vancouver to Tokyo
  • Rules for Heroes, the deluded individuals who think that this is their story

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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Nicholas S March 31, 2023 12:57 pm UTC
Does this book have the changes from the errata?? Or the Prestige Edition???
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Lars C January 04, 2022 11:12 am UTC
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Nicholas S March 31, 2023 12:58 pm UTC
Since you purchased this, would you happen to know if this book has any of the changes from the Prestige Edition that was crowdfunded on Kickstarter???? Can't seem to find anything info on this.
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Michael S April 17, 2016 5:43 am UTC
What is "Standard Heavyweight"?
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Joel G April 20, 2016 11:52 am UTC
It's a pretty solid, non-glossy paper. (70# as opposed to the older 50#) Pretty much the only is difference between Standard and Premium is that the Standard is a little less vibrant.
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Morgan G March 31, 2016 4:00 pm UTC
Does this use GMC/COD 2.0 rules?
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Dan A March 31, 2016 4:10 pm UTC
Yes, all the furure (new world of darkness) releases will use CoD 2.0 rules. In fact, this specific game may work very well for crossovers with Requiem 2nd edition and the other 2.0 games, because the Beast have powers that improve other supernatural creatures powers.
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Morgan G March 31, 2016 4:47 pm UTC
Thanks for replying! I figured that would be the case but I wanted to be sure. Cheers.
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