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You are a chosen of The Blood, caught in the macabre dance of their nightly existence. The mortal world and its restraints are behind you, but freedom comes at a cost. 

Now you prey upon those you may have once loved or acknowledged as equals. What effect does this change have on you and your actions?

Yet vampires aren’t alone. The world teems with supernatural beings hiding from mankind. Many are enemies of The Blood, fighting over scarce resources.

 But their greatest foes are also their prey who would rise up and destroy them if they learn the truth.

Welcome to The Blood Hack a love letter to dark games of the 90's that allow you to play the monster! In The Blood Hack you will find the following:

  • Four different Blood Houses to choose from
  • A plethora of Blood Gifts to differentiate your vampire
  • Rules for Blood Rituals, the dark magic practiced by some vampires
  • Usage die mechanics to cover both the character's use of blood and their morality
  • Rules to help play in the modern night, including guns, vehicles and chase mechanics
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Vicente D August 02, 2021 5:02 am UTC
I’m a bit confused by how sleeping works. So vamps sleep every day and need to drink blood at least every night? That’s how it seems from this sentence “If a vampire goes to sleep without feeding at least a swallow of blood that night, rising will cost them a Blood Usage Die roll.” But the very next sentence states vampires blood usage die rolls are based on their morality. And morality also states that a WIS check is used to wake up “if need be.” Does that mean if their life is in danger?
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Joey R June 08, 2020 8:16 pm UTC
I just got the print copy in the mail and I can’t put it down! I’m hoping you can help me because I’m having a hard time wrapping my head around the blood usage die- specifically on page 26: “on a roll of 1-2 blood usage die, the vampire gains more blood.“ Does that mean we roll to see if we are successful In acquiring blood anytime we drink, or is that specific to smaller animals in droves? Thanks for an awesome game!
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Jonathan R May 23, 2020 8:39 pm UTC
Very much enjoying Blood Hack for my London Blitz-set campaign. Great iideas here. There's a review on and I'm starting to tinker with house rules and homebrew additions
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Matthew S June 05, 2020 7:29 pm UTC
I am so glad to hear that! I'll have to check that out! I can't get the new Bloodline rules to load, but I like your Houserules!
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Ryan W August 29, 2017 4:49 pm UTC
Question for the publisher: do you have any plans to do any other modern monstery hacks? (Werewolves, spellcasters, etc?)
Absolutely love this hack!

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Matthew S September 08, 2017 9:49 pm UTC

I have mulled over how to handle Werewolves in a way that would be satisfying. I've not yet nailed it down. I've also said that if it this became a Copper Seller, I would release a supplement for it, so...(looking up at the top of the listing) I guess I have to do that now... ;)
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Ryan W September 14, 2017 3:25 pm UTC
I ended up writing a 16-ish page patch to play Witches for my group. I started typing some notes for Werewolves but I'm not having much luck either!
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Matthew S September 14, 2017 8:55 pm UTC
Oh cool! I'd love to see that!
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Ryan W September 15, 2017 2:13 pm UTC
I'll send it to you if you like. It's a rough working draft right now.
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Randall O February 05, 2018 3:34 pm UTC
I'd also love to see it!
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Ryan W February 09, 2018 3:58 pm UTC
Shoot me your email address and I'll send you the most recent working draft.
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Matthew S June 05, 2020 7:33 pm UTC
I'm a bit slow on this. How can I send you my email privately?
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Ryan W July 01, 2020 11:08 pm UTC
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Tony M January 10, 2017 3:19 pm UTC
Call me a bluff old traditionalist if you will but a credits page isn't much of a preview.
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Matthew S January 10, 2017 10:30 pm UTC
No, that's a very good point! Sorry for that...used some standard settings and forgot to expand them. Will do so now.
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