Real-life Events Edit

World of Darkness Events Edit

  • 1989
    • Andrew Greene makes an oral presentation on being a Technician in a Genegineer production lab. Rob still isn't in class; Mary Beth says his answering machine is full, and his car wasn't at home. When she came in to school, it was still in the school's parking lot.[1]
  • 2003
    • WTOJ broadcasts an intercept from a more mundane source, alt.conspiracies. The poster writes how it rained hundreds of frogs last week in Alexandria; snakes slithered up through the ground in North Africa three days ago, and earlier today reports of swarms of locusts began to drift into various news organizations in Egypt. The poster wonders why the news isn't making it to North America.[3]

Trinity Universe Events Edit

  • 1999
    • Japan announces Saisho, "The New Beginning," a series of government subsidies designed to employ novas in high-tech industries. The Japanese government agrees to pay for companies to hire novas for research and development purposes, in hopes that new technologies will salvage Japan's economy. The project is a rousing success, and within a decade Japan regains its position as the premier developer of new technologies.[4][5]
    • As part of the Saisho program, the Japanese government unveils its national superteam, Nippontai.[6][7]
  • 2002
    • Corporations Viacom and Microsoft announce their merger into an enormous corporate entity to be called ViaSoft.[8]
    • Time Magazine details the ViaSoft merger, and the reasons behind it.[9]
  • 2113
    • Marking the end of decades of persecution of Christianity in China, the Chinese State Cuoncil stated it is lifting the restrictions on Roman Catholics in Asia. The announcement came after a power struggle between Ministry of Noetic Affairs Rebecca Bue Li and elements of the conservative wing of the Chinese government. In her native Philippines, Bue Li was Catholic, although she has since left the Church.[10]

References Edit

  1. MTAs: Technocracy: Progenitors, p. 22
  2. MTAs: The Book of Madness Revised, p. 114
  3. WOD: WTOJ
  4. Aberrant: Aberrant Rulebook, p. 10
  5. Aberrant: Aberrant: Underworld, p. 52
  6. Aberrant: Aberrant Rulebook
  7. Aberrant: Aberrant Players Guide, p. 151
  8. Aberrant: Aberrant Rulebook, p. 11
  9. Aberrant: Aberrant Storytellers Screen, p. 1
  10. Trinity: Trinity Rulebook, p. 94
  11. Trinity: Trinity Rulebook, p. 56

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