The Blood and Smoke Storyteller Screen is a Storyteller’s screen for the new Blood and Smoke: The Strix Chronicle for Vampire: The Requiem. Blood and Smoke: The Strix Chronicle is a reimagining of the Vampire: The Requiem storytelling game. Inside, you’ll find a complete game, ranging from core. Blood and Smoke has 12 ratings and 1 review. Peter said: Great addition to the WoD (or nWoD, for those needing the designation). A clear-cut dedication t.

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I go back and forth on it.

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TR is Blood Potency. From the steix century forward, fiction has been swarming with vampire stories. Masks and Dirges are the equivalent of Natures and Demeanors. Preview — Blood and Smoke by Rose Bailey. At level four she can now really let the Beast out, her body warping into truly terrifying shapes, the kind of things we see in modern vampire films Willpower use, certain conditions effects, steps of combat resolution, etc.

Books by Rose Bailey. Yes, the powers now have meat on their bones and a lot of cool oomph to them. In Strix, Protean is much more raw. TR releases can pour through Blood and Smoke and find it to be a fresh new read.

Plus, you ajd gain a beat for some of these, which is a nice reward a la the GM Intrusion from Numenera. The punk was gone, but there was nothing new to replace it. However b,ood of having its sales cannibalized by all the titles hitting at once, Blood and Smoke sold like it was the cure for cancer.

Now you grew more powerful with age, rather than needing to off your elders.


However, the past century has pretty much cemented sunlight as a weakness for vampires unless they are sparklepires…so as much as I was hoping that sunlight would be downplayed entirely, I do approve of this reworking of the weakness. Requiem is by no means a “bad” game, but it brings nothing new to the genre.


Nate Hanson rated it really liked it Nov 04, Again, I prefer the limiting of dice to big moments and letting the group of players and Storyteller control bliod majority of the tale. Okay, I should probably move on to the titular aspect of the book, which are the Strix.

By broken they mean, died out in a figurative sense. There is no mention of Dracula, Anne Rice, or Nosferatu. It starts right up front with the “inspirational media” section.

Corporate vampires secretly pulling the strings of the world, rival vampire clans, vampires at chronile with lycans werewolvesand terms like Sire and Embrace cropped up in Blade, Underworld, and Buffy. Although in previous versions of V: If there was one thing I was really looking forward to being overhauled and getting some much needed cohesion, it was the Owls.

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Herein the brave traveller shall find dark musings on horror, explorations of the occult, and wild flights of fantasy. I love games where mechanics flow into the smole rather than run parallel with them.

Tabletop Review: Blood and Smoke: The Strix Chronicle (Vampire: The Requiem) | Diehard GameFAN

Tonight, you become one of the Kindred, the beautiful and the damned who hide behind our ordinary world. The Strix Chronicle then comes dripping with attitude. Unfortunately, Masquerade strayed from this vision and the Sabbat became the “cool clans” to play.


Strix is written loud, with a raw, in-your-face tone. Thanks for the all the responses. That, brothers and sisters, is proper scary. Simon Widman rated it it was amazing Jun 20, Sharon marked it as to-read Feb 07, The newer a vampire is to their unlife coupled with how high their humanity is, determines how much damage you take from the sun and how often.

At its core, the Gothic is about the Old World invading the New. Driven by a hunger like fire, you will struggle to maintain your humanity while immersed in a vicious society of monsters. Vlad Tepes can go out in the sun in V: The elements it introduced into vampire mythology suddenly started turning up everywhere. Anybody know what I need to do to get the coupon email now? It doesn’t replace Requiem the way Requiem replaced Masquerade.

Let’s face it; the Vampire has been done to un death.

Beats are fractions of experience points by the way. TR, the book contains everything you need to play along with copious amounts of back story, description and content. The Serpents arose from the sticky musk of the ancient world. Tedthulhu rated it did not like it Dec 03, Many of the descriptive changes to game functions skills, disciplines, etc are inspiring from a narrative point of view, as well.

The Akhud, bloid Juli and Pijavica. Derek marked it as to-read Nov hhe, If you know Requiem, your pretty much know Strix Chronicle. And yet, it is an entirely self-contained product. The idea of the Strix?