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World of Darkness: Mortals Storytellers Vault Style Guide

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A number of sourcebooks have been released over the years that examine the roles of mortals within the various game lines of the World of Darkness. The information in each mortal’s core game line (and the Style Guide thereof) is extremely valuable to reference when creating for the Storytellers Vault. As such, this Style Guide divides mortal types by the game lines that the mortal’s book was originally released under. <o:p></o:p>

It is important to note that the various mortal sourcebooks often draw direct inspiration from real world beliefs, practices, and groups. Many of the original works were written in a time when the internet was taking its first baby steps and Google was a brand new company. Communication has grown exponentially in the intervening years, connecting creators to communities in new ways and giving access to voices that previously went unheard. There are far greater resources than this Style Guide that can assist you in ensuring that you are promoting representation rather than appropriation in your products. It is highly recommended that you do your due diligence to ensure that you are treating the real world cultures and people in your products with respect and decency. When possible, collaborate with other creators from the cultures you seek to explore. When collaboration is not possible, seek consultation. The World of Darkness fan base is global. No one should feel unwelcome, unrepresented, or falsely represented. <o:p></o:p>

And just stay away from the term “g*psy.” Frankly, it is racist, and the book that bears its name is a masterclass in What Not to Do when making your own sourcebooks for the Storytellers Vault. <o:p></o:p>

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