Vampire: Masquerade in Roll 20 with new 5th edition module

Vampire: Masquerade5th edition ruleset will be available on the Roll20 virtual desktop platform on June 16th. The announcement was made Thursday in a news release by developer and publisher Renegade Game Studios, franchise owner Paradox Interactive and Roll 20.

Release of vampireThe 2018 5th edition of the ruleset suffered from a series of unenforced errors by White Wolf developers, including homophobic accusations and the inclusion of white supremacist ideologies in gameplay material. .. After purchasing the studio from CCP Games in 2015, Paradox Interactive left the team primarily on its own device to create the latest iterations of tabletop role-playing games. The end result was an elaborate and unsuccessful launch that led to the dissolution of the core team.

“The creation and sale of these books does not occur under the incarnation of the White Wolf we are building,” wrote then Paradox Vice President Shams Jorjani. Paradox has temporarily transferred the production and editing supervision of tabletop games to Modiphius Entertainment. In November 2020, these responsibilities Renegade Game Studio..

“We are excited to be able to bring Vampire: The Masquerade Sara Ericsson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Renegade, said: “It is very important for us to allow players to immerse themselves in the World of Darkness with friends around the world.”

Since the game’s first release Core rule book And other products have been revised and updated to meet the new ethical standards enforced by the Paradox team. The game system, in which players who play the role of vampires in the modern world are hostile to their existence, is in much better shape than before and is gaining new interest around the world.

Roll20 became prominent in 2020 during the ongoing pandemic. It provides an integrated online toolset for hosting role-playing games online, giving players access to automated tools for managing on-screen actions. The browser-based platform is compatible with a variety of devices and also includes hooks for audio and video conferencing.

Roll 20 version Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition Core Rulebook, Camarilla Sourcebook, and Anak Sourcebook is now Pre-order available It will be officially released on June 16th.

This isn’t the only Vampire game under development at the moment, and it’s not the most problematic game. Vampire: Masquerade-Bloodline 2 Initially expected last year, the game has been postponed until some point in 2021 (second time). Both the game’s lead writer and director were dismissed in August 2020. There is also a vampire-themed battle royale game along the way.