Written by: Phil Brucato, Heather Curatola, Harry Heckel, Chris Hind, Angel Leigh McCoy, Judith A. McLaughlin, Kathleen Ryan
Additional Material by: Richard Dansky, James A. Moore, Nicky Rea
Developed by: Phil Brucato
Edited by: Ed Hall
Vice President in Charge of Production: Richard Thomas
Art Directors: Aileen E. Miles, Lawrence Snelly
Layout & Typesetting: Katie McCaskill
Art: Ron Brown, Richard Clark, Jason Felix, Heather J. McKinney, Paul Phillips, Andrew Ritchie, Andy Trabbold
Front Cover Art: Shaggy Dixon
Front & Back Cover Design: Lawrence Snelly
Special Thanks to:

Ronni "0 Smoko" Radner, for swimming through the Crap.
Laurah "Kung Fu Grip" Legend, for discouraging car thieves in, shall we say, a graphic manner (Owww!!).
Ethan "Ringmaster" Skemp, for surfing the Atrocity Wave.
Jane "Hir-roach-ima" Palmer, for calling in the nukes on Bug City.
Cynthia "Meteor Shower" Summers, for having all those wishes come true at once.
Rich "Bells and Whistles" Dansky, for bringing the GAMAs home.
Andrew "Outta the Frying Pan" Bates, for being Exiled to E&D. Congrats, you psycho SOB.
Sarah "Barefoot Bride" Timbrook, for tying the knot in God's country.
Ian "Redcap Toybox" Lemke, for the games he'll play at GenCon.
Brad "Asbestos Nightie" Butkovich, for tangling himself up in the Net.
Lori "Hard Target" Snyder, for ditching Vampire Boy.
Charles "Paleface" Bailey, for doing the greasepaint thing in June. Bleh!
..and Greg "Working Smarter" Fountain, Trace "Battle Stations" o'Connor and Louvie "Den Mother" Locklear, for keeping the Dragon(Con) fed.

Publisher: White Wolf Publishing, Inc.
Imprint: White Wolf Game Studio
Published: October 1996
Pages: 200
Publication #: WW 04007
Reference #: ISBN 1-56504-434-7
Online: Bullet-rpg
Price: PDF: $22.00

Beyond the Barriers: The Book of Worlds is a supplement for Mage: The Ascension that covers the many realms near and beyond the world that can explored by mages, technomancers, Garou, and other creatures of the World of Darkness.


From the White Wolf catalog:

Worlds Within Worlds...
Pass through the Gauntlet, wander past the Penumbra, and encounter an infinity of worlds floating just beyond consciousness. Heavens, hells, Paradox Realms, Chantries, Umbral reflections and mysterious Zones spin in the unmappable dance of creation. Push on through the Horizon, and endless space becomes your playground. Just watch your step...
...Outside, Within and Across...
Wise travelers need a guide. Between these covers, a collection of mysticks offers such assistance, based upon their own observations and discoveries. Cosmology, traveler tips and Realm descriptions fill this book to overflowing. Heed their words; they may save your soul.
...Creation Without Limits, Realms Without End.
The Book of Worlds is a massive sourcebook for Umbral travelers, detailing rough cosmologies, sample Realms and mystick places. It includes:



Introductions All Around

Chapter One: Astral Worlds

Chapter Two: The Velvet Curtain

Chapter Three: Enigmas

Chapter Four: Realms of Interest

Chapter Five: Celestial Bodies

Chapter Six: Those Beyond

Appendix: Game Systems

Background Information


Memorable Quotes






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