Monte Cook's World of Darkness Rulebook is the rulebook for Monte Cook's A World of Darkness.

Summary Edit

From the Onyx Path catalog:

One year ago, eldritch horrors of cosmic malevolence called the Iconnu attempted to destroy our reality. They failed, but the attempt left the world in rapidly darkening shadow. Dead souls returned to claim living bodies, creating blood-drinking undead fiends: vampires. Bestial spirits came as well, to create werewolves, and demons formed bodies from worldly matter. Magic crashed back into the world, and mages wield its power for whatever purpose suits them. Humans called the Awakened unknowingly keep the darkness at bay. These supernatural creatures struggle against each other and clash in the shadows, most attempting to destroy the world, but a few fighting to preserve it. And over it all, the Iconnu still lurk, squeezing the world like an eggshell.
This book includes a complete setting: a new vision of the World of Darkness.
  • Characters play as vampires, mages, werewolves, demons or Awakened and wield frightening supernatural powers against their own kind.
  • The world is the one we know, but now much darker: destruction in the central United States, nightmares coming to life and beasts roaming shattered cityscapes.
  • This game uses a variation of the most popular roleplaying game system in the world.

Fiction: More Complicated Now Edit

Introduction Edit

Fiction: Faces Edit

Chapter 1: A World in Darkness Edit

Chapter 2: Character Edit

Chapter 3: Skills Edit

Chapter 4: Feats and Abilities Edit

Chapter 5: Magic Edit

Fiction: Many Faces, One Soul Edit

Chapter 6: Equipment Edit

Chapter 7: Playing the Game Edit

Fiction: Dark is Each Night's Knife Edit

Chapter 8: Running the Game Edit

Chapter 9: Chicago - City of Darkness Edit

Chapter 10: The Edge of Nightmare Edit

Fiction: In the Ruins Edit

Appendix 1: Recommended Reading and Viewing Edit

Appendix 2: Conversion Notes Edit

Background Information Edit

At the time, this was thought to be Monte Cook's final release for the gaming industry, until Monte Cook returned in 2011.

Memorable Quotes Edit

Characters Edit


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