|Authors||Giulia Barbano, Elin Dalstål, Tanya Cohan-Diaz, J Dymphna Coy, Jim Fisher, Renee Knipe, Anna Kreider, Anna Loy, David A Hill Jr, Danielle Lauzon, Geoffrey McVey, Marianne Pease, Neall Raemonn Price, Renee Ritchie, Lauren Roy, Monica Speca, Tristan J. Tarwater, Steffie de Vaan, Brian York, Filamena Young|
|Developer:||David A Hill Jr|
|Creative Director:||Richard Thomas|
|Art Direction and Design:||Michael Chaney|
|Cover art:||Tim Bradstreet|
|Interior Art:||Mark Kelly, Kieran Yanner, Cathy Wilkins, Aaron Riley, Ron Spenser, Andrew Trabbold, Andrew Richie, Brian LeBlanc, Ian Llanas, Rachel Kahn, Carlos Samuel Araya, Michael Gaydos, Andy Hepworth, Mark Syme, Vince Locke, Tomek Tworek, Drew Tucker, Glenn Osterberger|
|Publisher:||Onyx Path Publishing|
|Imprint:||White Wolf Game Studio|
Vampire Twentieth Anniversary Edition: The Dark Ages (also Vampire: The Dark Ages 20th Anniversary Edition, or simply V20 Dark Ages) is a game book published by Onyx Path Publishing, depicting the V20 version of the Dark Medieval setting of the Classic World of Darkness.
From the White Wolf catalog:
- It’s 1242. The Mongol army crushed Baghdad, then Russia under its heel, then moved on to devastate Poland and Hungary. The Holy Roman Empire stood to war with the Papacy. The second Lombard League wielded the word of the Pope and fought off Frederick II.
- The War of Princes rages. Patricide looms. Young powers look up the ladder to the next rungs, and see stagnation and hypocrisy. They see targets. When they look down, they see humanity. They see a power that could change everything. They see mortals organizing into universities and empires.
- In the mortal world of 1242, power shifted at the rate an army marched. For the undead, power shifts faster than a fire overtakes a haven. To the Damned, power flows as fast as blood from an ancient heart.
- Vampire 20th Anniversary Edition: The Dark Ages is a storytelling game of horrific power.
Chapter One: A Place in TimeEdit
Chapter Two: The Clans of CaineEdit
Chapter Three: The RoadsEdit
Details about the various Roads and their associated Paths that are followed by Cainites.
Chapter Four: Character CreationEdit
A guide how to build a character for a V20 Dark Ages chronicle.
Chapter Five: DisciplinesEdit
A list of the various discipline powers used by Cainites. Noteworthy for including several alterations to the standard disciplines that are used as a guideline, featuring a new take on Koldunic Sorcery and introducing a three-path system for disciplines like Valeren and Quietus.
Chapter Six: RulesEdit
Rules how to play in a chronicle set in the Dark Medieval
Chapter Seven: Dramatic SystemsEdit
Systems for the use of combat, blood pool mechanics, Frenzy, derangements and many more.
Chapter Eight: StorytellingEdit
Advice on how to run a chronicle set in the Dark Medieval.
Chapter Nine: The Dark Medieval WorldEdit
An overview over the political situation in two specific areas around 1242: Italy and Eastern Europe.
Appendix A: Merits and FlawsEdit
A list of Merits and Flaws
Appendix B: Apocrypha of the ClansEdit
Secret knowledge about the Clans, including alternate Roads, secret societies, informations about their past as well as an alternate history where the Salubri were not exterminated, but joined the Sabbat as a full Clan.
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