See also: Tradition Book: Cult of Ecstasy (revised edition)
Written and Developed by: Phil Brucato
Editor: Jennifer Hartshorn
Vice President in Charge of Production: Richard Thomas
Art Directors: Aileen E. Miles, Lawrence Snelly
Layout & Typesetting: Aileen E. Miles
Art: Daryll Elliot, Mark Jackson, Leif Jones, Heather J. McKinney, Joshua Gabriel Timbrook
Front Cover Art: Michael William Kaluta
Front & Back Cover Design: Aileen E. Miles
Special (Belated) Thanks:

Rich "Machine God" Danksy, for playing sysop for Phil and Wendy's monster Mac.
Diane "Festive Feet" Zamojski, for inducing seizures with her flashing holiday cheer.
Mike and Staley "Home Wrecker" Krause, for hosting C-Day in their new house.
Erin "Saint Brigit" Kelly and Scott "Homeless Helper" Cohen, for robbing the rich and giving to the poor.
Jane "Culprit of Ecstasy" Palmer, for keeping the bag shut.
Aileen "Oh Fudge (Only I Didn't Say 'Fudge')" Miles, whose chocolate almost beat Godzilla.
Mike "God Damn Us Every One" Tinney, for his crippled Christmas spirit.
Todd "E-Mail Saturation God" Mayville, for what we'll be missing when he leaves. :-(
Phil "Banquet-o-Crow" Brucato, for the big fat bird he found sitting on his desk on Black Wednesday.
The whole cast of White Wolf's Holiday on Ice, for braving the freezing waterfall to empty out Phil's office.
And "Santa Stu" Wieck, for giving up the goodies again. It's not elves that make those cheeks glow rosy red!

Publisher: White Wolf Publishing, Inc.
Imprint: White Wolf Game Studio
Published: 1996
Pages: 72
Publication #: WW 04061
Reference #: ISBN 1-56504-412-6
Online: Bullet-rpg
Price: PDF: $10.00

Cult of Ecstasy Tradition Book is the sourcebook for the Cult of Ecstasy Tradition in Mage: The Ascension Second Edition.


From the White Wolf catalog:

We Dance to the Forbidden Drum
Dangerous Outlaws. Vagabonds and addicts. Libertines and dopeheads. To outsiders, the Cultists of Ecstasy are an unruly and irresponsible bunch. While more serious mysticks pursue enlightenment, gossips claim, these hedonists waste their talents on mindless games.
The tales, however, are wrong.
...And Wade the River of Time...
Underneath the wildness, the music, the dances and altered states, the Ecstatics have a secret link to reality. As the Cultists know, before you master the world, you must see it for what it truly is. And that view is not for everyone...
Don't Blame us if you miss the fun!
Cult of Ecstasy offers and inner view of the World of Darkness' most notorious Tradition. This wild sourcebook includes:
  • Special notes for Cult of Ecstasy characters;
  • The mystic secrets behind the Ecstatic facade;
  • Factions, magick, sensual communions and more...


Introduction: Fear to TouchEdit

First Verse: FreefallEdit

Second Verse: Faces in the SmokeEdit

Third Verse: FiredanceEdit

Fourth Verse: ...From the Ancient GalleryEdit

Appendix: Ecstatic ArtsEdit

Background InformationEdit


Memorable QuotesEdit

"Is everybody in?
The ceremony is about to begin."
Jim Morrison, "Celebration of the Lizard"



Aghoris, Balador, Code of Ananda, First Cabal, Sahajiya

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