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ENnie Silver Award for Best d20/OGL Product

One year ago, eldritch horrors of cosmic malevolence called the Iconnu attempted to destroy our reality.

They failed, but the attempt left the world in rapidly darkening shadow. Dead souls returned to claim living bodies, creating blood-drinking undead fiends: vampires. Bestial spirits came as well, to create werewolves, and demons formed bodies from worldly matter. Magic crashed back into the world, and mages wield its power for whatever purpose suits them. Humans called the Awakened unknowingly keep the darkness at bay.

These supernatural creatures struggle against each other and clash in the shadows, most attempting to destroy the world, but a few fighting to preserve it. And over it all, the Iconnu still lurk, squeezing the world like an eggshell.

This book includes a complete setting: a new vision of the World of Darkness.

  • Characters play as vampires, mages, werewolves, demons or Awakened and wield frightening supernatural powers against their own kind.
  • The world is the one we know, but now much darker: destruction in the central United States, nightmares coming to life and beasts roaming shattered cityscapes.
  • This game uses a variation of the most popular roleplaying game system in the world.

Note: The Black & White print editions of this book are not full-bleed. Because of printing requirements there is a small white border around the edge of the pages.

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March 23rd, 2014
The name Monte Cook rings pretty loudly in the RPG world, I admit to buying more than one book because it had that embossed on the cover, and this book only adds to the weight of his gravity. In a sweeping reformation from earlier World of Darkness tit [...]
May 21st, 2013
I'll get right down to it, WoD is too much for one book. This book gives an alternate setting for WoD with new themes and feelings and it is simply way to much for the limited page count here. While Monte Cook does his best, and what you have in this [...]
September 23rd, 2012
Monte Cook's World of Darkness is an interesting take on the setting with a little too much focus on the monster stomping aspects of other popular d20-based games. Monte has taken all of the building blocks of the WoD (Inconnu, vampires, mages, etc.) [...]
September 21st, 2010
An interesting take on the WoD that, in may ways, returns to the Superheroes-by-night gonzo fun of the oWoD without the mechanical problems... for the most part. Some characters seem more powerful than others and Mages, in particular, take the cake. St [...]
January 12th, 2008
It is a testament to Monte Cook's talent as a game designer that he is able to translate the World of Darkness into a workable d20 ruleset, especially considering how, well, BAD the superficially similar translations of Aeon/Trinity, Aberrant, and Adve [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on August 29, 2007.