|Written by:||Bruce Baugh, Howard Ingham, George Holochwost, Matt McFarland|
|World of Darkness created by Mark Rein•Hagen|
|Developer:||Joseph D. Carriker, Jr. and Will Hindmarch|
|Art Director:||Mike Chaney|
|Book Design:||Mike Chaney|
|Interior Art:||Costas Harritas, Mattias Tapia, Ken Meyer Jr, Matt Dixon, James Cole, Jeremy McHugh, Avery Butterworth, Mike Chaney & matt milberger|
|Cover Art:||Becky Jollensten|
|Publisher:||White Wolf Publishing, Inc.|
|Imprint:||White Wolf Game Studio|
|Published:||August 16, 2007|
|Publication #:||WW 55204|
|Reference #:||ISBN 978-1-58846-491-0|
World of Darkness: Asylum is a sourcebook for the Chronicles of Darkness. It focuses on the insanity of the World of Darkness, and providing rules and information to bring this into a story.
From the Onyx Path catalog:
- You people! You people! Listen to me! I know all about this — I know what is going on here. You aren't healers — you're jailors! They're all terrified of us, so they let you treat us any way you like! But I know what goes on in here, what goes on behind those doors, when the secretaries and the orderlies go home! You think we're the monsters, because we don't think like you do? You haven't seen monsters, until you’ve been in HERE. WITH US!— Red Samuel, Bishopsgate inmate
- This book includes:
- A look at insanity and its use as a Storytelling tool for horror games — including comprehensive rules for gaining and curing derangements, as well as systems for the treatment of madness.
- A history of institutions and asylums, as well as useful advice for players and Storytellers in using these locations either as backgrounds or as the setting for an entire chronicle.
- Bishopsgate, a fully detailed insane asylum ready to be place anywhere in your World of Darkness chronicle.
Introduction: Institutional Thoughts Edit
Chapter One: Total Bedlam Edit
Chapter Two: Putting the Pieces Together Edit
Chapter Three: Bishopsgate — Built on Secrets Edit
Chapter Four: Case Reports Edit
Chapter Five: Staff Records Edit
Appendix: Reaping Madness Edit
Background Information Edit
Memorable Quotes Edit
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