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It’s ever been a loaded word among vampires. Jyhad is in force everywhere from lofty, perfumed Elysium to cloying, smoke-filled blood feasts. Jyhad’s the eternal game played by elders, Methuselahs, and worse — it’s the agenda of beings so utterly beyond humanity, one such as yourself could scarcely understand its movements. 

Luckily for you, you’ve picked up a copy of my diary. With my help you may just take a step on the first rung of understanding. Information worth having is information you must earn through blood, and oh, how I’ve bled for what’s contained within these pages. 

— Beckett 

Beckett's Jyhad Diary serves as the definitive book of setting and plot for Vampire: The Masquerade, containing 30 chapters spanning different geographical regions, encountering vampires of every clan, profiling obscure and profound segments of the mythology, and providing countless story hooks on every page. 

Masterfully written by the likes of Neall Raemonn Price, Joshua Alan Doetsch, Myranda Sarro, Steffie de Vaan, Malcolm Sheppard, Alan Alexander, Renee Knipe, and Matthew Dawkins, Beckett’s Jyhad Diary is as fascinating to read as to use for your game Chronicles.

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John C November 09, 2021 12:44 am UTC
Recently purchased this title, I got the standard color hardcover. I must say, it is a beautiful book.
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Timothy B June 25, 2021 12:09 am UTC
It says that the premium color format is on sale until June 29, but it's not-- the standard color format is on sale. Can this be fixed?
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Randall W January 13, 2021 10:37 pm UTC
As someone just getting into this game via V5, will this all be applicable?

Sorry, I am brand new to the game and lore, but this looks really interesting.
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Matthew D February 01, 2021 6:59 pm UTC
It will indeed. It sets down much of the plot for V5.
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Randall W February 19, 2021 11:13 pm UTC
Thank you! I appreciate the response (not sure why I don't get notifications...)

I did go ahead and grab it.
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Florian Tobias B April 17, 2020 5:08 pm UTC
Is there a new release date for the physical german version? Don't mean to be impatient, but my retailer couldn't give me an update on that :(
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Daniel T March 12, 2020 5:39 pm UTC
Teria essa versão em pt Br?
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Daniel V February 06, 2020 8:46 am UTC
Whats the different between Hardcover standard and premium?
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Marcel R February 12, 2020 2:41 pm UTC
The colours in the premium are more satuated as they are printed with digital colouring printers. I personally am content with the standard colour but you gotta decide in the end. Contents are the exact same and you will lose nothing.

here is an example
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Pohjosaho J January 23, 2020 2:46 pm UTC
Is this a glueback or bound?
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Giovanni S September 15, 2019 11:54 am UTC
Is the PoD Premium Color Book version different from the copy I might purchase at Indie Press Revolution?
And where do I find any info about the shipping costs?
I live in Italy, and this is the 1st time I think to buy a PoD copy of a book here on DTRPG.
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Charles P October 06, 2018 9:37 pm UTC
VAMPIRE: THE MASQUERADE remains the most influential of all tabletop roleplaying games in my life and is pretty much under DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS for influence on the world as a whole. The Blade Trilogy, Underworld, True Blood, Dark, Vampyr, and a huge number of other works were all influenced by it. Recently, Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition came out and electrified the fanbase. However, 5E didn't cover what a lot of people most remember about the game: the metaplot.

Metaplot for those unfamiliar with it is basically an ongoing story carried from book supplement to book supplement. In, say, Book 1# you'd meet a character called Lucita who is a vampire assassin and in Book 2# she'd show up again, only to be on the run from her sire and in Book 15# we'd find out she'd killed her sire. The metaplot of the vampire books covered everything from the oncoming vampire apocalypse, a war between vampire secret societies, conflict with Asian vampires, and who ruled what cities.

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Kassandra F August 17, 2018 1:43 am UTC
How big is this book, pages?
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Mikael A September 04, 2018 9:43 pm UTC
559 pages
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Lee T April 23, 2018 12:57 am UTC
The book is fantastic. A nice blend of documents and story seeds to deliver meta plot material in an entertaining way. I'd love to see more like it!
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Matthew M February 25, 2018 8:16 pm UTC
What is the difference between “standard” heavyweight and “premium” heavyweight?
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Matthew D February 26, 2018 5:25 pm UTC
The main one is in paper and ink quality, I believe.
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Geoffrey W September 15, 2018 4:55 am UTC
Just ink quality. The paper is the same. If it says "heavyweight," it's 70# paper.

If it was just "Standard," it'd be 50# paper.
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William Masao Y February 19, 2021 3:54 pm UTC
What the additional 20 pages are then?
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William D February 17, 2018 10:49 pm UTC
Does the book delve into Beckett's history?
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Matthew D February 19, 2018 9:48 pm UTC
There's a whole chapter dedicated to it!
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