The Conclusion. You can find part 4 here.
For those who are unfamiliar with the World of Darkness and role-playing in general, I hope you enjoy this simply as a story.
For those of you who are familiar with World of Darkness, this takes place in the current PBEM (play-by-email) game taking place in Pheonix. I’m part of a long running (10+ years!) game based in yahoo groups.
You can find more information about the game here: phoenixrisingrpg.com
General World of Darkness information can be found on a previous post where I wrote about it here.
So, without further adue, here is my Mage Phoenix character on a Seeking, questing for Arete rank 5.
So some friends of mine are heavily curious about the concept of “role playing”. Only one of them have ever done it in the past.
Here’s the challenge for me: I’ve only invested in one universe. I came through to roleplaying in a rather “backasswards”. Have I played D&D? Yes. THAC0 is a thing I’m very familiar with. Did I ever run D&D? Nope!
The ancient West End Games’ “Star Wars” was my original entry into RP aside from playing Final Fantasy and other RPGs on the consoles. White Wolf’s World of Darkness was my next venture in college.
From there I fell in love with Mage and Hunter oddly enough. Yeah, the “little guys” of White Wolf’s universe. Vampire and Werewolf just didn’t have the charm of being a reality bending Awakened or an Aware Hunter.