New to Vampire: The Masquerade? Start here!

2020-02-20

Welcome, Kindred! Not sure where to start?

Firstly, check out this introductory video featuring Josephine McAdam from L.A. by Night. She will guide you through the basic concepts in this roleplaying game of personal horror and political intrigue. You can also watch a quick introduction by Outstar here – we share a lot of quick guides to various Vampire: The Masquerade concepts on our TikTok!

Watch the game being played!

Our official Vampire stories can serve as an inspiration for your chronicles, as well as an entertaining watch! See how Vampire: The Masquerade plays in practice – read more about the stories in Streaming Shows section, or check out the first episodes down below!

L.A. by Night

You might’ve seen fragments of this show in various gifs online and on TikTok! L.A. by Night is a ark tale of personal horror and inhuman conspiracy, featuring professional actors and guest appearances of characters known by gamers who played Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines.

Vein Pursuit

Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines 2 prelude story, featuring our Brand Editor Karim Muammar as the storyteller focuses more on action and showcasing various aspects of V5 system. Why does Tremere steal chickens from the farm? How can a Malkavian be the most useful coterie member? Find out this and more in Vein Pursuit!

Seattle by Night

A coterie of vampires takes on a deadly mission to prove themselves to the Camarilla in the story brought to you by Penny Arcade.

Immerse yourself in the World of Darkness!

Get the inspiration and learn about vampire clans from our Pinterest moodboards crafted to provide a visual experience of our universe, download a free clan reference sheet to pick your own clan quickly, and read confessions of vampires and other creatures inhabiting this universe on World of Darkness Stories Instagram!

Seek in-depth knowledge

Vampire: The Masquerade – 5th Edition Corebook provides all information you need to run your own chronicle.

The Starter Pack is a print-and-play PDF bundle, designed with new players and Storytellers and players in mind, it features a story that teaches you all the basics of VtM: 5th Edition, a rules reference guide, printable enemy and victim cards, 7 player characters, and a relationship map.

For more tabletop products, check out our Tabletop Section.

For all currently available and upcoming Vampire: The Masquerade products, check out the  dedicated VtM section.