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« Reply #30 on: May 13, 2020, 08:37:05 am »
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Also, seeing a bunch of that White Wolf staff decry FATAL on RPG.net, when they produced Werewolf: The Apocalypse. Which was every bit as bad as FATAL was.
I dunno, I found their Shoah to be in pretty bad taste. A fundamentally depressing topic, too - but then, that's most of the WoD settings, they're either depressing or just fucking weird - or both.

Mage always seemed to me to be... well, basically the Matrix. "Paradox" = "attention of the Agents", same shit really.

Overall all rather too thespy for me. "I exist by drinking the blood of the living, but like, you know, I feel bad about it and stuff." And then there was that session with the Israeli vampires... oy.
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« Reply #31 on: May 13, 2020, 08:42:48 am »
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All this shit talking about White Wolf and nobody brings up the Street Fighter RPG?


Street Fighter was colorful, fun, and miraculously the best game White Wolf ever made. This was terribly embarrassing and uncool, and probably wouldn't get you laid as much as leather pants in a pulsing nightclub. They've tried to forget about it ever since. :)

In fact, the other day I came up with the cover for the supplement they should have made, but never did:

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« Reply #32 on: May 13, 2020, 10:22:26 am »
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Street Fighter was colorful, fun, and miraculously the best game White Wolf ever made. This was terribly embarrassing and uncool, and probably wouldn't get you laid as much as leather pants in a pulsing nightclub. They've tried to forget about it ever since. :)

In fact, the other day I came up with the cover for the supplement they should have made, but never did:

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« Reply #33 on: May 13, 2020, 02:58:44 pm »
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All this shit talking about White Wolf and nobody brings up the Street Fighter RPG?


I own it. And all of the sourcebooks for it. It was the only White Wolf RPG I kept. Because I pretty much love that game;.
 

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« Reply #34 on: May 13, 2020, 03:20:15 pm »
I have the healthiest relationship with White Wolf... none at all.
I heard they came up with a novel game called Hunter in which you hunted down vampires, werewolves, ghouls, mummies, and other evil critters.. but I already owned D&D.

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« Reply #35 on: May 13, 2020, 03:27:39 pm »
I'm surprised to be on the list, considering that I don't have any relationship with White Wolf.

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« Reply #36 on: May 13, 2020, 04:15:05 pm »
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Street Fighter was colorful, fun, and miraculously the best game White Wolf ever made. This was terribly embarrassing and uncool, and probably wouldn't get you laid as much as leather pants in a pulsing nightclub. They've tried to forget about it ever since. :)

In fact, the other day I came up with the cover for the supplement they should have made, but never did:

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I can definitely get behind this.

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« Reply #37 on: May 13, 2020, 04:16:32 pm »
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I'm surprised to be on the list, considering that I don't have any relationship with White Wolf.

Yeah, but you do have a pretty fierce hate-boner for them. Sort of like the antithesis of CT Phipps.

Besides, the poll is very tongue-in-cheek
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« Reply #38 on: May 13, 2020, 04:44:52 pm »
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Night's Edge for Cyberpunk 2020 had an implementation of vampires I really liked. And I still own that supplement.


Night's Edge for Cyberpunk 2020 was great and worked very well because it didn't cater to emo goths turned up to 11.

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« Reply #39 on: May 13, 2020, 05:32:06 pm »
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Yeah, but you do have a pretty fierce hate-boner for them. Sort of like the antithesis of CT Phipps.

Besides, the poll is very tongue-in-cheek

I wouldn't say that I hate WW. I like the basic premise behind World of Darkness, but not WW's specific implementation of rules and setting. That doesn't make me much different from Steve Brown (creator of The Everlasting) or C.J. Carella (creator of WitchCraft).

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« Reply #40 on: May 13, 2020, 07:09:55 pm »
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I wouldn't say that I hate WW. I like the basic premise behind World of Darkness, but not WW's specific implementation of rules and setting. That doesn't make me much different from Steve Brown (creator of The Everlasting) or C.J. Carella (creator of WitchCraft).

Understandable, to be completely honest.

Like I said, the poll is meant as a joke mostly.
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« Reply #41 on: May 13, 2020, 07:34:23 pm »
I really like all the new Chronicles of Darkness products, and I've had a ton of fun running V20 and Vampire LARPS.

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« Reply #42 on: May 13, 2020, 07:43:42 pm »
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I really like all the new Chronicles of Darkness products, and I've had a ton of fun running V20 and Vampire LARPS.


Good for you. Unfortunately, I can't get into any of it. If I was really hardpressed to explain what my problem was, then I would probably have to say that I like the genuinely modular nature of Vigil and Lost plus the more expansive powers in V5, but I'm frustrated that all the games aren't like that.

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« Reply #43 on: May 13, 2020, 09:37:04 pm »
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I wouldn't say that I hate WW.


You do a poor job showing that by always jumping into any thread anyone mentions WW/WoD/VtM, et al, to mention how much you hate those products. :p

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« Reply #44 on: May 13, 2020, 10:01:19 pm »
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And honestly? I'm still laughing about the fact that the pro wrestler now owns the trademark to Gangrel. Because when White Wolf went under the first time, there was nothing done to retain the trademarks.

I wish I'd grabbed the figure of him, back when I saw him, but stupid me, I listened to my friends who said that would be a stupid thing to do.