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Offline Seifer

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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #30 on: September 25, 2010, 01:03:19 AM »
OOOOOOOOOOOhoooooooooooooooooooo!

oWOD, that was a pleasant surprise! Although vampires only is a bummer I guess.

Oh, also hello (first post).

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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #31 on: September 25, 2010, 01:06:31 AM »
I feel sorry for the werewolf and mage fans.

But I liked both news, it would be hard to do all 3 well.

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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #32 on: September 25, 2010, 01:07:54 AM »
They messed with my head right now.

I desperately need a detailed explanation on this.
Not that hard to explain, really. Masquerade is far more popular than Requiem. I was under the impression that CCP would choose to support their current gameline, but guess I was completely wrong. Well! I still expect this to be a great MMO, that's for sure. And like this one poster at RPG.net said "Requiem has too many choices for those used to choosing between Human or Orc."
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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #33 on: September 25, 2010, 01:10:35 AM »
They messed with my head right now.

I desperately need a detailed explanation on this.
Not that hard to explain, really. Masquerade is far more popular than Requiem. I was under the impression that CCP would choose to support their current gameline, but guess I was completely wrong. Well! I still expect this to be a great MMO, that's for sure. And like this one poster at RPG.net said "Requiem has too many choices for those used to choosing between Human or Orc."

Actually I wasn't talking about the reason it's oWoD but about the system. What about JA's blog on covenants?
I think it will not be exactly oWoD.
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Offline Cahalith

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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #34 on: September 25, 2010, 01:21:13 AM »
And here's the VIDEO!
World of Darkness
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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #35 on: September 25, 2010, 01:28:07 AM »
UmbralEchoes "WoDO going to focus on mystery, power, romance, danger. Three types of play: sandbox, theme park, coffee shop. #grandmasquerade"

This sounds pretty awesome, actually.
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Offline Azz

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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #36 on: September 25, 2010, 01:28:47 AM »
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WoDO going to focus on mystery, power, romance, danger. Three types of play: sandbox, theme park, coffee shop.

144 characters isn't enough!

Please, no static quests.

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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #37 on: September 25, 2010, 01:48:55 AM »
I love it - though I hope they dont theme it too much towards "Final nights" stuff. Would have prefered that they'd keep some Requiem elements, but what the hell...

I never liked the "imminent doom" feel of OWOD, and I prefered BP over Gens, and I prefered the various kinds of supers (mages, weres, vamps) on rather even footing like in NWOD. But Ill roll with it.

Im sure we'll still encounter mages and Weres in WOD, just wont be able to play them.

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Offline Azz

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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #38 on: September 25, 2010, 01:52:40 AM »
I don't know what to think. I just  need more news.

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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #39 on: September 25, 2010, 01:52:45 AM »
In hindsight, the Darkness Revealed taglines described VtM all along, not nWoD.
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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #40 on: September 25, 2010, 02:01:12 AM »
I know what sandbox gameplay is.

Theme park... not so much, though I guess I have a faint idea, would appreciate if people could elaborate.

Coffee Shop you've totally lost me. That means social interactions in pleasant settings I guess?

Offline Cahalith

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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #41 on: September 25, 2010, 02:02:35 AM »
It looks like that's pretty much everything for tonight! Masquerade is back, the video is pretty cool and there will be "game modes". No idea of what that means, but somehow it makes me salivate!

Still, it's oWoD. They made it look more Requiem-ish, but it's oWoD. If you don't mind, I'll go join the ranks of dissapointed nWoD players now.  :razz:



(No, not really, game looks amazing. But they better add some werewolves soon!)

In hindsight, the Darkness Revealed taglines described VtM all along, not nWoD.
In hindsight, the CCP parties organized were set in "the Succubus Club", this big event was called "the Grand Masquerade", the Camarilla being allowed to run Masquerade LARPs again... Makes you feel a little bit dumb, to be honest!  :facepalm:
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Offline Alan Drayson

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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #42 on: September 25, 2010, 02:05:30 AM »
Hm... Not sure I like that - that means we're going to see generations return, and with it the power player diablerists...
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Offline Valamyr

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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #43 on: September 25, 2010, 02:08:18 AM »
Hm... Not sure I like that - that means we're going to see generations return, and with it the power player diablerists...

In all honestly, same thing in Requiem. No game I ever played allowed my character to take advantage of "wait 50 years for your blood to power up".

BP was brought either with XP or diablerie.

Im still hoping they cherry pick ideas from nWOD and fix it with oWOD. For instance, I would like it to be possible for active players to lower their gen through large XP expenditures after they've played a long time. Could be a sort of veteran-reward, even? Or maybe not. Maybe we'll all be 13th gen forever.   :comegetsome:

Offline Alan Drayson

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Re: The Grand Masquerade News (23/10 - 26/10)
« Reply #44 on: September 25, 2010, 02:12:02 AM »
I wonder if it'll follow the same stories as explored in the old world?  If so, that would mean a lot of the same for veterans of the game...
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