Authors: Bryan Armor, David Bolack, Zach Bush, Lynn Davis, P. David Gill, Kevin A. Murphy, John Snead, Richard Taylor, David Weinstein, David Wendt
Additional Contributions: Bruce Baugh, Deird're Brooks, Rich Dansky, Jim Kiley, Ellen Kiley, Scott Taylor, Ian Watson
The World of Darkness created by: Mark Rein•Hagen
Storyteller game system designed by: Mark Rein•Hagen
Development: Jess Heinig
Editing: Crystal Forkan
Art Director: Aileen E. Miles
Interior Art: Richard Clark, Joe Corroney, Guy Davis, Langdon Foss, Jeff Holt, Fred Hooper, Jeremy Jarvis, Leif Jones, Brian LeBlanc, David Leri, Matthew Mitchell, William O'Connor, Steve Prescott
Cover Art: Dan Brereton
Front & Back Cover Design, Layout & Typesetting: Aileen E. Miles
Publisher: White Wolf Publishing, Inc
Imprint: White Wolf Game Studio
Published: 2001
Pages: 288
Publication #: WW 04603
Reference #: ISBN 1-56504-455-X
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Price: Print: $20.99
PDF: $15.99

Guide to the Traditions is a sourcebook for the nine Traditions in Mage: The Ascension Revised Edition.


From the White Wolf catalog:

Keeping the World's Magic Alive
We keep alive the old ways. We remember the days when magic flowed across the Earth and dreams strode in hosts with spirits. For every person who believes in a world beyond reason, we are illumination, teacher and guardian. Although beset by unbelief and torn by dissent, we stand together as guides to the shining Ascension to which humanity may strive. If you yearn for hope, if you seek to replace wretchedness with inspiration and you are ready to change the world, you can be one of us.
Nine Traditions, Infinite Possibilities
A definitive look at the Traditions as a whole – how the Council functions, who'll take charge with the death of Masters, what techniques determine the allocation of chantries and Wonders. Between the roles for up-and-coming Disciples and the problems facing the 21st century Council lie a host of stories waiting to be told.


Prelude: Europa DescendingEdit


Chapter One: HeritageEdit

Chapter Two: MysticismEdit

Chapter Three: Traditional HistoryEdit

Chapter Four: PathwaysEdit

Chapter Five: The TraditionsEdit

Chapter Six: Building CharacterEdit

Chapter Seven: StorytellingEdit

Chapter Eight: TreasuresEdit

Background InformationEdit

P. David Gill was initially left out of the credits, but was later credited in Mage Storytellers Handbook.

Memorable QuotesEdit






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