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! colspan="2" class="even" align="center" | ''Credits''
 
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| class="even" | [[Richard E. Dansky]], [[Geoffrey C. Grabowski]], [[Kenneth Hite]], [[Clayton Oliver]] and [[Cynthia Summers]]
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| class="even" | [[Richard E. Dansky]], [[Geoffrey C. Grabowski]], [[Kenneth Hite]], [[Clayton Oliver]], [[Cynthia Summers]]
 
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| class="odd" | Additional Writing by:
 
| class="odd" | Additional Writing by:
 
| class="even" | [[James Kiley]]
 
| class="even" | [[James Kiley]]
 
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| class="odd" | Additional Assistance:
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| class="even" | [[Justin Achilli]], [[Robert Barrett]], [[Bruce Baugh]] (statistics), [[David Bolack]], [[Bryant Durrell]], [[Greg Fountain]], [[Jess Heining]], [[Chris Nasipak]], and [[Alexander Williams]]
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{{center|Additional Assistance:}}
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{{collapse|[[Justin Achilli]], [[Robert Barrett]], [[Bruce Baugh]] (statistics), [[David Bolack]], [[Bryant Durrell]], [[Greg Fountain]], [[Jess Heinig|Jess Heining]], [[Chris Nasipak]], [[Alexander Williams]]}}
 
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| class="odd" | Development by:
 
| class="odd" | Development by:
| class="even" | [[Richard E. Dansky]]
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| class="even" | Richard E. Dansky
 
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| class="odd" | Editing by:
 
| class="odd" | Editing by:
| class="even" | [[Cynthia Summers]]
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| class="even" | Cynthia Summers
 
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| class="odd" | Art Direction:
 
| class="odd" | Art Direction:
| class="even" | [[Larry Snelly]] and [[Richard Thomas]]
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| class="even" | [[Larry Snelly]], [[Richard Thomas]]
 
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| class="odd" | Art by:
 
| class="odd" | Art by:
| class="even" | [[Gary Amato]], [[Andy Bennett]], [[Matt Clark]], [[Richard Clark]], [[Guy Davis]], [[Jason Felix]], [[Darren Frydendall]], [[Mike Gaydos]], [[Pia Guerra]], [[Mark Jackson]], [[Vince Locke]], [[Greg Loudon]], [[William O'Connor]], [[Adam Rex]], [[Andrew Ritchie]], [[Steve Sadowski]], [[Alex Shiekman]], and [[Christopher Shy]]
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| class="even" | [[Gary Amato]], [[Andy Bennett]], [[Matt Clark]], [[Richard Clark]], [[Guy Davis]], [[Jason Felix]], [[Darren Frydendall]], [[Mike Gaydos]], [[Pia Guerra]], [[Mark Jackson]], [[Vince Locke]], [[Greg Loudon]], [[William O'Connor]], [[Adam Rex]], [[Andrew Ritchie]], [[Steve Sadowski]], [[Alex Shiekman]], [[Christopher Shy]]
 
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| class="odd" | Cover Art:
 
| class="odd" | Cover Art:
 
| class="even" | [[Bill Sienkiewicz]]
 
| class="even" | [[Bill Sienkiewicz]]
 
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| class="even" | [[Pauline Benney]]
 
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| class="even" | [[Phill Hale]]
 
| class="even" | [[Phill Hale]]
 
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| class="even" | [[Pauline Benney]]
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{{center|Special Thanks To:}}
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{{collapse|''Varney the Vampire'', ''Dracula'', "The Transfer," ''The Case of Charles Dexter Ward'', ''Vampire Junction'', ''Carrion Comfort'', ''Lost Souls'', ''Fevre Dream'', ''Those Who Hunt the Night'' and all of the other wonderful stories that have continually re-invented the vampire for us.}}
 
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| class="even" | February [[1999]]
 
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| class="even" | 232
 
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| class="even" | [[1999 (oWOD)|1999]]
 
 
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| class="even" | WW02302
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| class="even" | WW 02302
 
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| class="odd" | Reference #:
 
| class="odd" | Reference #:
 
| class="even" | ISBN 1-56504-261-1
 
| class="even" | ISBN 1-56504-261-1
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| class="odd" | Online:
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| class="even" | {{DTRPG|703|nip=1}}
 
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| class="odd" | Price:
 
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| class="even" | $25.95 U.S.
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| class="even" | Print: $24.99/$19.99<br />PDF: $14.99
 
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'''''Guide to the Camarilla''''' is one of the core [[sourcebook]]s for the [[Vampire: The Masquerade Revised Edition|Revised Edition]] of [[Vampire: The Masquerade]], along with its companion volume, ''[[Guide to the Sabbat]]''. It is the definitive guide to the [[Camarilla (VTM)|Camarilla]]: its function, history, secrets and organisation, as seen through the eyes of its major [[Clan (VTM)|clans]]. It also covers the more advanced powers and specific skills of its members.
'''Guide to the Camarilla''' is one of the core supplements for the [[Vampire: The Masquerade Revised Edition|Revised Edition]] of '''[[Vampire: The Masquerade]]''', along with its companion volume, '''[[Guide to the Sabbat]]'''. It is the definitive guide to the [[Camarilla (VTM)|Camarilla]]: its function, history, secrets and organisation, as seen through the eyes of its major [[Clan (VTM)|clan]]s. It also covers the more advanced powers and specific skills of its members.
 
   
 
==Summary==
 
==Summary==
From the White Wolf catalog:
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From the [[White Wolf]] catalog:
   
:'''''Roses watered with blood'''''<br />
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<div style="border: 5px solid #bb9b75; color: #007fa0">
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:'''''Roses watered with blood'''''
 
:''It has been over five centuries since the curtain of the [[Masquerade (VTM)|Masquerade]] was drawn across the stage of the [[Kindred (VTM)|Kindred]]. It has been five centuries of secrecy, tradition and lies, five centuries of hidden elegance and terror.''
 
:''It has been over five centuries since the curtain of the [[Masquerade (VTM)|Masquerade]] was drawn across the stage of the [[Kindred (VTM)|Kindred]]. It has been five centuries of secrecy, tradition and lies, five centuries of hidden elegance and terror.''
 
:''It has been five centuries since anyone knew the truth.''
 
:''It has been five centuries since anyone knew the truth.''
 
:''Now, at last, the curtain will be drawn back. The lies will be exposed. And maybe, just maybe, the truth will be revealed to you.''
 
:''Now, at last, the curtain will be drawn back. The lies will be exposed. And maybe, just maybe, the truth will be revealed to you.''
   
:'''''The Guide to the Camarilla contains:'''''
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:''The '''''Guide to the Camarilla''''' contains:''
:*''All-new material, from [[Lasombra]] ''[[antitribu]]'' to [[anarch]] fashion tips;''
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:*''All-new material, from [[Lasombra antitribu|Lasombra]] ''[[Lasombra antitribu|antitribu]]'' to [[anarch]] fashion tips;''
:*''Expanded [[Discipline (VTM)|Discipline]] powers, [[Merits and Flaws]] and additional tools for creating a Camarilla character;''
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:*''Expanded [[Discipline (VTM)|Discipline]] powers, [[Merits and Flaws (Storyteller System)|Merits and Flaws]] and additional tools for creating a [[Camarilla (VTM)|Camarilla]] character;''
 
:*''The history, rituals, customs and secrets of the largest [[sect]] of vampires in the world.''
 
:*''The history, rituals, customs and secrets of the largest [[sect]] of vampires in the world.''
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===Roulette: A Countionary Tale===
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==Contents==
Opening fiction featuring Montrose, [[Seneschal (VTM)|Seneschal]] of Las Vegas, as he and his [[Ghoul (VTM)|ghoul]] associate Duke deal with some [[Sabbat]] visitors. (The Sabbat side of the tale is told in the opening fiction of '''[[Guide to the Sabbat]]'''.)
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===Roulette: A Cautionary Tale===
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Opening fiction featuring Montrose, [[Seneschal (VTM)|Seneschal]] of Las Vegas, as he and his [[Ghoul (VTM)|ghoul]] associate Duke deal with some [[Sabbat]] visitors. (The Sabbat side of the tale is told in the opening fiction of ''[[Guide to the Sabbat]]''.)
   
 
===Introduction===
 
===Introduction===
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===Thin Traceries of Blood: The Clans===
 
===Thin Traceries of Blood: The Clans===
A Sect perspective on the Camarilla clans, including the six main clans, the [[Gangrel (VTM)|Gangrel]], and full details for the [[Gargoyle (VTM)|Gargoyle]]s, [[Lasombra]] ''[[antitribu]]'' and [[Caitiff]].
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A Sect perspective on the Camarilla clans, including the six main clans, the [[Gangrel (VTM)|Gangrel]], and full details for the [[Gargoyle (VTM)|Gargoyles]], [[Lasombra antitribu|Lasombra ''antitribu'']] and [[Caitiff]].
   
 
===From the Beginning: Character Creation===
 
===From the Beginning: Character Creation===
Expansion on the character creation process for Camarilla vampires, included a host of new [[Trait (oWOD)|Trait]] options.
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Expansion on the character creation process for Camarilla vampires, included a host of new [[Trait]] options.
   
 
===Powers Beyond Understanding: Advanced Disciplines===
 
===Powers Beyond Understanding: Advanced Disciplines===
Level 6 and above powers for the [[Discipline (VTM)|Discipline]]s typical for Camarilla vampires (basically the "classic" vampire powers possessed by the seven main clans), as well as new [[Thaumaturgy]] paths and the unique powers of the Gargoyles.
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Level 6 and above powers for the [[Discipline (VTM)|Disciplines]] typical for Camarilla vampires (basically the "classic" vampire powers possessed by the seven main clans), as well as new [[Thaumaturgy (VTM)|Thaumaturgy]] paths and the unique powers of the Gargoyles.
   
 
===The Rhythm of Immortality: Tactics and Systems===
 
===The Rhythm of Immortality: Tactics and Systems===
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===Allies, Enemies and Others===
 
===Allies, Enemies and Others===
Information on [[Anarch]]s, [[Elder (VTM)|Elder]]s, the [[Inconnu]] and [[Ghoul (VTM)|ghoul]]s.
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Information on [[Anarchs]], [[elders]], the [[Inconnu]], and [[Ghoul (VTM)|ghouls]].
   
 
==Background Information==
 
==Background Information==
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==Memorable Quotes==
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===Memorable Quotes===
 
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==Characters==
 
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* [[Montrose]], [[Nosferatu (VTM)|Nosferatu]] [[Seneschal (VTM)|Seneschal]] of Las Vegas
 
* [[Montrose]], [[Nosferatu (VTM)|Nosferatu]] [[Seneschal (VTM)|Seneschal]] of Las Vegas
 
* [[Duke (Ghoul)|Duke]], ghoul retainer to Montrose
 
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* [[Adam Stiers]], [[Lasombra]] infiltrator
 
* [[Adam Stiers]], [[Lasombra]] infiltrator
   
==References==
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==Terminology==
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[[Camarilla (VTM)]], [[Sabbat]], [[Anarch Free State]], [[Las Vegas (WOD)]], [[Los Angeles (WOD)]], [[1435 (WOD)]], [[Tradition (VTM)]], [[Masquerade (VTM)]], [[Inner Circle (Camarilla)]], [[Justicar]], [[Archon (VTM)]], [[Prince (VTM)]], [[Primogen (VTM)]], [[Whip (VTM)]], [[Seneschal (VTM)]], [[Harpy (VTM)]], [[Scourge (VTM)]], [[Caitiff]], [[Gargoyle (VTM)]]
   
[[Camarilla (VTM)|Camarilla]], [[Sabbat]], [[Anarch Free State]], [[Las Vegas (oWOD)|Las Vegas]], [[Los Angeles (oWOD)|Los Angeles]], [[1435 (oWOD)|1435]], the [[Tradition (VTM)|Tradition]]s, the [[Masquerade (VTM)|Masquerade]], [[Inner Circle (VTM)|Inner Circle]], [[Justicar]], [[Archon (VTM)|Archon]], [[Prince (VTM)|Prince]], [[Primogen (VTM)|Primogen]], [[Whip]], [[Seneschal (VTM)|Seneschal]], [[Harpy (VTM)|Harpy]], [[Scourge (VTM)|Scourge]], [[Brujah]], [[Gangrel (VTM)|Gangrel]], [[Malkavian (VTM)|Malkavian]], [[Nosferatu (VTM)|Nosferatu]], [[Toreador (VTM)|Toreador]], [[Tremere (VTM)|Tremere]], [[Ventrue (VTM)|Ventrue]], [[Caitiff]], [[Gargoyle (VTM)|Gargoyle]]
 
   
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Guide to the Camarilla Cover
Credits
Written by: Richard E. Dansky, Geoffrey C. Grabowski, Kenneth Hite, Clayton Oliver, Cynthia Summers
Additional Writing by: James Kiley
Additional Assistance:
Development by: Richard E. Dansky
Editing by: Cynthia Summers
Art Direction: Larry Snelly, Richard Thomas
Art by: Gary Amato, Andy Bennett, Matt Clark, Richard Clark, Guy Davis, Jason Felix, Darren Frydendall, Mike Gaydos, Pia Guerra, Mark Jackson, Vince Locke, Greg Loudon, William O'Connor, Adam Rex, Andrew Ritchie, Steve Sadowski, Alex Shiekman, Christopher Shy
Cover Art: Bill Sienkiewicz
Front & Back Cover Design: Pauline Benney
Endpapers: Phill Hale
Layout & Typesetting by: Pauline Benney
Special Thanks To:


Varney the Vampire, Dracula, "The Transfer," The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, Vampire Junction, Carrion Comfort, Lost Souls, Fevre Dream, Those Who Hunt the Night and all of the other wonderful stories that have continually re-invented the vampire for us.

Publisher: White Wolf Publishing, Inc.
Imprint: White Wolf Game Studio
Published: February 1999
Pages: 232
Publication #: WW 02302
Reference #: ISBN 1-56504-261-1
Online: DriveThruRPG.com Bullet-rpg Bullet-nip
Price: Print: $24.99/$19.99
PDF: $14.99

Guide to the Camarilla is one of the core sourcebooks for the Revised Edition of Vampire: The Masquerade, along with its companion volume, Guide to the Sabbat. It is the definitive guide to the Camarilla: its function, history, secrets and organisation, as seen through the eyes of its major clans. It also covers the more advanced powers and specific skills of its members.

SummaryEdit

From the White Wolf catalog:

Roses watered with blood
It has been over five centuries since the curtain of the Masquerade was drawn across the stage of the Kindred. It has been five centuries of secrecy, tradition and lies, five centuries of hidden elegance and terror.
It has been five centuries since anyone knew the truth.
Now, at last, the curtain will be drawn back. The lies will be exposed. And maybe, just maybe, the truth will be revealed to you.
The Guide to the Camarilla contains:

ContentsEdit

Roulette: A Cautionary TaleEdit

Opening fiction featuring Montrose, Seneschal of Las Vegas, as he and his ghoul associate Duke deal with some Sabbat visitors. (The Sabbat side of the tale is told in the opening fiction of Guide to the Sabbat.)

IntroductionEdit

An introduction to the Camarilla, an overview of the book's contents, and a lexicon of terms specific to the Camarilla.

The Basics in Blood: The Sect DefinedEdit

An overview of the Camarilla's past, present and future. Includes the various offices, Traditions and customs of the Sect, as well as its areas of power and weakness.

Thin Traceries of Blood: The ClansEdit

A Sect perspective on the Camarilla clans, including the six main clans, the Gangrel, and full details for the Gargoyles, Lasombra antitribu and Caitiff.

From the Beginning: Character CreationEdit

Expansion on the character creation process for Camarilla vampires, included a host of new Trait options.

Powers Beyond Understanding: Advanced DisciplinesEdit

Level 6 and above powers for the Disciplines typical for Camarilla vampires (basically the "classic" vampire powers possessed by the seven main clans), as well as new Thaumaturgy paths and the unique powers of the Gargoyles.

The Rhythm of Immortality: Tactics and SystemsEdit

The ins and outs of regular Camarilla activities.

The City By Night: Building Your SettingEdit

A guide to building a Camarilla run city, including templates for various Camarilla positions.

Tales of Imagination and Mystery: StorytellingEdit

Advice on running Camarilla-specific chronicles.

Allies, Enemies and OthersEdit

Information on Anarchs, elders, the Inconnu, and ghouls.

Background InformationEdit

(...)

Memorable QuotesEdit

(...)

CharactersEdit

TerminologyEdit

Camarilla (VTM), Sabbat, Anarch Free State, Las Vegas (WOD), Los Angeles (WOD), 1435 (WOD), Tradition (VTM), Masquerade (VTM), Inner Circle (Camarilla), Justicar, Archon (VTM), Prince (VTM), Primogen (VTM), Whip (VTM), Seneschal (VTM), Harpy (VTM), Scourge (VTM), Caitiff, Gargoyle (VTM)


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