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Feeling Hungry For World of Darkness

World of Darkness

I hope World of Darkness vampires sparkle in the sunlight, just like in Twilight.

I don’t know much about World of Darkness other than it involves vampires, politics, political vampires and a very loyal, slightly scary fanbase. It’s also, as far as I can gather, nothing like Twilight .

Far too many years ago, when I still a teenager, I remember being quite intrigued by the whole World of Darkness setting even though I understood little of it. All I knew was that it made vampires cool (in a dark and Machiavellian way) and was often enjoyed by Ann Rice fans and Goths alike. In fact, I had the pleasure of meeting some Vampire The Masquerade roleplayers when I was about 17 and they left quite an impression on me. Even to this day I still have a fuzzy memory of pale bosoms, fake blood and some melodramatic banter.

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World of Darkness MMO

Kindred: The Embraced

Kindred: The Embraced. Way better than Forever Knight.

I don’t know a huge amount about vampires. I didn’t bother to watch the last few seasons of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, I’ve avoided the Twilight saga like it’s a rabid wildebeest, I haven’t read any Anne Rice novels and only watch True Blood for it’s delightful soft core porn properties. Still, just because I don’t know much about them bloodsuckers doesn’t mean I don’t see the appeal of their dark and broody world and, in fact, I think a mature nosferatu environment could be quite perfect for MMOification.

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