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Vampire, Twentieth Anniversary Edition: The Classical Age

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  The world of AD 62 is completely new for vampires. There has never been so much organization, but there has never been so much belief. Mortals know that supernatural creatures can exist and any misstep will surely cause the death of vampires. The clans cannot reach a multiple agreement and the fight is far from over. Nero's madness is just beginning, as his recent discovery of Cain's descendants has only put to the test that even great elders can fall. You have to act fast, before the circus catches fire.

  The War of Clans has never been more present. On the one hand, Ventrue, Toreador and Malkaviano are united looking to maintain their power on Rome. On the other hand, the Brujah clan is struggling to regain its lost status after the fall of Carthage. Gangrel work hard to keep Roman troops occupied while members of the Ravnos clan infiltrate deadly diplomacy in order to delay the triad's efforts. Lasombra exploit as much as they can in the eastern region of Rome, taking advantage of Ventrue's lack of dominance and the chaos caused by the endless Tzimisce wars. The Salubri work to control a great plague that has been plaguing the empire, the fruit of Baali's remnants of Carthage. Meanwhile, the Death clan protects Christians from religious persecution, employed by Rome. Haqim's absence forced the Assamite clan to move and a search for the clan's honor is just beginning. Not everything is what it seems, because among the most religious, the Followers of Set still remain in the shadows influencing weak minds. This conflict could not be the same if it were not for the Nosferatu, involving their networks to gain space within civilization.

Vampire, 20th Anniversary Edition: The Classical Age is a game of political and supernatural narrative of vampires, enveloped in a world of darkness capable of bringing hopelessness and disappointment to even the most courageous.

This scenario brings the following news:

  • They feature the 13 Families and 9 bloodlines, expanding the classic world.
  • Contains the story of the vampire families, with different views and versions of the story. Each, detailed in a different way.
  • New qualities, background, characteristics, blood spells, a new system of Disciplines and how to create and adapt new Disciplines and rituals.
  • New rules, scenario details and plot based on the history of the Roman Empire were created, bringing even more depth to every single aspect of the vampire scene.
 
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Vincent C April 01, 2021 4:28 pm UTC
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Are there any plans for a binding? I'm tempted to have the PDF printed and bound as a book for easier use.
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Chrystian R April 03, 2021 6:31 pm UTC
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Unfortunately, I am not authorized by the publisher to release the book in print version. Since I am releasing updates every week, I would recommend that you wait until the last one to print your book. Do not worry! I believe there should only be two more updates.
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t4strain 1 March 14, 2021 6:09 pm UTC
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Hi! I'm curious how the Carthage by Night project is coming?
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Chrystian R March 15, 2021 2:28 am UTC
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Hello Kindred. How are you? See, the project is completed already. I'm just finishing some touches! I think in this or next week, Fall of Carthage should be launched. I've added some new content, revised new stuff and i've been working hard to make it so great as Classical Age is. You can expect almost 180 pages. Also, with full hd maps of the city. Be aware! Soon you will be able to play in Carthage.

Also, remember: Delenda est Carthago!
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t4strain 1 March 18, 2021 2:41 am UTC
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Very cool! Can't wait!
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Mads M April 02, 2021 7:46 pm UTC
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Any updates? :) Still waiting excitedly
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Chrystian R April 03, 2021 6:29 pm UTC
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Yes, Mads! I'm still updating the book. In the past weeks, i've launched 2-3 new updates. Next week I may launch one or two more. U can verify on the Storytellers Vault notifications! Everytime a book is updated, you get warned there.

Edit 1: About the Carthage project, it is already finished it! I'm just waiting for the illustration to finish his artworks for the book. I'm also excited for the launch!
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Tarik Z March 12, 2021 8:55 pm UTC
Very nice! Any chance of having this book soon in Spanish? So the rest of Latinamerica can enjoy aswell this awesome setting?
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Chrystian R March 14, 2021 4:30 am UTC
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Yes, i'm providing the translation. I'm contacting translators and soon i should start the project in Spanish.
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DSC Tabletop Gaming Club _ March 08, 2021 9:38 pm UTC
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The update on 3/5/2021 has the page numbers messed up. Otherwise great work as always.
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Chrystian R March 09, 2021 5:52 pm UTC
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Tkx for the advise! haha Soon i hope it's everything perfect!
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Chrystian R March 04, 2021 10:57 pm UTC
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Night Kindred! Hope you doing great! Notes from the author here.

For all those who are in doubt about any future actualizations for the book, be calm. I'm launching patchs from time to time. Today (04/03/2021), i've launched a big patch with a big revision. A great part from all those grammar and paragraph errors mentioned below are already corrected. I'd like to remind you if there is any mistake, error or something you didin't liked it, you can comment here and i'll try to help you!

Hope you have good games!
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Ramon P January 29, 2021 10:37 pm UTC
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On the case of the Strixes and their disciplines. The book says Dementia or Auspex, Blood Magic or Striga and Animalism. I cant find Dementia nor Striga. Where those are?

Greek Gangrels Disciplines are Animalism or Speed, Obfuscation and Metamorphosis. I assume Speed is Celerity just a translation error. But what is Metamorphosis?

Kiasyd says the the Epidius family prioritize Domination, Darkness or Potency and Mytherceria. What is Darkness?
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Secrets of the M January 30, 2021 11:00 am UTC
Dementia is Dementation
Metamorphosis is Protean
Darkness is Obtenebration
Striga is Striga, it's in Dark Ages Companion (infernalist discipline)
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Chrystian R March 04, 2021 10:58 pm UTC
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Hello Ramon! All those were corrected already. Hope you doing great! Sorry for the delay. Carthage project is costing me a lot of effort. Good games for you!
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Julien D January 15, 2021 11:22 am UTC
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First, great work! Hopefully will be running a game in the antiquity with this. Would be nice to have a look at what our DA characters Sires were up to then. :)

I've just skimmed through and there is a need for some editorial work as there are quite a few words not translated yet (e.g. bairristas p37). Similarly some of the sentences can be quite jarring, "It is like a trader who wants to become a patrician" is just not right. You would probably say: Such as a trader who would like to become a patrician. Or something like that... (English is not my first language either :) )

Anyway, good work, keep it up!
And please keep updating it!
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Chrystian R January 17, 2021 3:20 pm UTC
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Glad to read your comment! haha
I am working into improving the book. I've just paused the updates do finish Carthage project. But soon i'll publish them. Enjoy your games!
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Julien D March 11, 2021 4:43 pm UTC
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Thanks, the update made things much much better!
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Mads M January 12, 2021 4:46 pm UTC
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Blown away by the quality! i cant wait to sink my teeth into it

two questions tho! there are two versions available, a Digital and a Print version, what is the difference? what do you recommend using?
and i see you are producing a Carthago by night book, will Troile be a NPC in it? i cant wait for it regardless!
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Chrystian R January 17, 2021 3:21 pm UTC
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For PDF, i'd recommend the Digital because it's faster than the print version. The file is in lower quality than the printer-friendly version. So, it opens faster! About Carthage, YES! TROILE IS THERE! And a bunch of important figures of WoD scenery.
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Alberto B January 05, 2021 8:14 am UTC
Any chance to have an italian version?
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Henrik J January 05, 2021 4:42 pm UTC
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/331696/Vampiro-Edicao-de-20-anos-de-Aniversario-Era-Classica?src=by_author_of_product I think this is that?
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Alberto B January 05, 2021 4:43 pm UTC
This is portuguese.
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Henrik J January 05, 2021 5:36 pm UTC
OOps, shame on me!
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Shane H December 30, 2020 12:08 am UTC
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Will there be any more updates in the future?
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Chrystian R December 30, 2020 12:40 pm UTC
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Yes, they will have new updates. The break was due to the holidays (Christmas, New Year) and because I could take advantage of this free time and produce new supplements. Note: Cartago By Night is in production.
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federica D December 27, 2020 3:47 pm UTC
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Hi Chrystian! I've just received your manual as christmas gift and can't wait to start a chronicle! We play usually dark ages but set an adventure during the imperial age of Rome (and yes, since i'm italian is an "easy" choice) with something new to manage (i like the idea of philosofy!) will be wonderful! Do you have yet planned something to add?
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Chrystian R December 27, 2020 9:41 pm UTC
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Yes. I'm planning to create new supplements to Classical Era. Maybe in January/2021 or February/2021, i should launch one By Night scenery.
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t4strain 1 December 29, 2020 9:05 pm UTC
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I am wondering if you are considering Carthage and what happened there as a supplement?
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Chrystian R December 30, 2020 12:37 pm UTC
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Spoiler alert: I am actually producing a By Night scenario envolving Carthage and it may be launched in january-february/2021
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Amy M December 20, 2020 1:02 am UTC
Hi Chrystian, I'm just getting started in my adventure with Vampire The Masquerade and before I make any mistakes I was hoping you could give me a little advise. I guess first and foremost I wanted to know if I was starting in the right place with this game? I did download the Quickstart guide and will be starting that after the holidays. Is there anything else I need to know or can I go ahead and make the leap into the Twentieth Anniversary Edition? I would really appreciate any feedback.

Have a great holiday, Amy
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Chrystian R December 27, 2020 9:43 pm UTC
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Hello, Amy! Everything you need to know is in the Classical Era corebook. You can enjoy it with your party! I've tried to cover the doubts of new players and older players in vampire scenery.
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Jose B December 11, 2020 3:38 pm UTC
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Hi Chrystian, thanks for your earlier response about the language format; any chance this will become available as a POD option soon?
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Chrystian R December 11, 2020 5:10 pm UTC
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Unfortunately, no. I would love to have POD version for you guys, but i think it would need White Wold perimssion.
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Critias N December 08, 2020 4:49 am UTC
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I realy love the astetic of the Book, Clans picture are realy awsome. Only thing that I would realy love is that you make important hightlight important thing, mostly the Clan presentation. Like Discipline, Weakness and so on.
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Tyrissa M December 01, 2020 12:40 pm UTC
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Chrystian,

I wanted to ask you a couple of questions: First, I noticed you said there would be weekly updates for a while. Is this something that I need to pay for as they come out (I'm more than willing to, I just need to know how to get the updates!) Also, I wanted to talk to you about potentially collaborating on making a wiki for this if you're open to it? I know how to make wiki pages and code them, and I would love to work on that with you!
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Chrystian R December 01, 2020 2:46 pm UTC
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Hello, Tyrissa!

No. You don't have to pay for it. You only pay it once. Also, when you buy, the Storytellers Vault warn you about the updates I post of the book in your library
Second, yes! I would love to see this book in the Wiki! Do you have any other form of contact?
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Tyrissa M December 01, 2020 8:58 pm UTC
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Yes! I actually sent you a Facebook message earlier today (You're in a group that I belong to.) You can also email me at TyrissaMcKinney@gmail.com :)
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Secrets of the M December 06, 2020 9:09 pm UTC
Actually Vault updates don't send any emails for file updates. Community content creators doesn't get the "contact clients" toys :(
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Jay N November 29, 2020 8:05 pm UTC
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Chrystian,

First let me say thank you for having this translated into English and devoting the time to quality control said translation, it has made it easier for me instead of trying to bungle through on the other copy. Even the weird linguistic hiccups between the two languages post translation are easier to parse out for me.

Second I would like to repeating something I've been sort of gushing to my players when I bring this up: The formatting and quality of content (barring translation issues), if I did not see the Storyteller's Vault Imprint I feel like this would fit seamlessly with the other core rulebooks for product lines. This is top notch and I felt like I received my money's worth on the initial release and each refinement of translation is a win more.

With those two things stated I do have a couple of questions/requests/suggestions/corrections:

•Question: When would you like an actual review of this product? I did not think it was fair to give...See more
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Chrystian R November 29, 2020 11:08 pm UTC
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Hey, Jay! Glad to read your comment. And hope you're liking the book! At least, it seems that you're really liking it.

1. I think that you can make a review of the book already. There is no problem. I know about the book grammar errors, but you can update your review later. Even, you can also only review the book content instead the grammar. Do it the day you most feel comfortable.

2. Thank you for your suggestion! I'm already improving the bookmarks. Other purchasers already told me about it.

3. The Strix bloodline has this "strange" configuration, yes. Because of the Embrace by a Malkavian, they can have Dementation or Auspex. The Blood Magic comes because of their creator, who adapted most of her knowledge to vampire Occultism. Yet about their Blood Magic, i'm going to introduce Striga in new supplements, now as a "Dark Blood Sorcery" or "Infernal Blood Sorcery" and some members of the Strixes were corrupted, so they can have Striga. The...See more
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Michael V December 12, 2020 5:20 pm UTC
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I kind of like the translation issues in a way: it very much gives me the feel of being a young vampire just inducted into the world of the Roman Kindred, and being spoken to in a language I don't fully know fluently.

Seeing words like "Hugging" in place of "Embrace" makes me feel like I'm searching for context - that the fault isn't with the speaker, but with my own knowledge.

I definitely hope the translation is tightened up, but I really like those little idiosyncracies - it enhanced my enjoyment of the text!
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