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Gay is not merely a sexual preference - it is crucial to the Vampire scene and its inherent homo-eroticism.

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Torpor 2011-05-12

Let the dead rest until they are needed again. It is no use to deny it any longer. I have to put Vampires Suck on indefinite hold for now. There’s a number of reasons why, and I’ll try to sum them up fairly quickly.

One thing is the internet as a medium in itself. You’ve seen me contemplate in earlier commentaries how the need for proper updates and a fair amount of content each update makes longer storylines challenging. After my first creative breakdown, I started the Chronicles of coffee and cigarettes, adjusting focus from the setting to those who (ab)use it. These were short gags presented as strips. But I don’t want to make strips. Or gags for that matter. At least not now.

VS evolved into something I find much more interesting creating – a story. Some of you, who play any edition of WoD, realise this as well. It’s not about how shitty or badass your character is in a game mechanic balance perspective. It is the drama that inevitably will surface because everything you touch will turn to shit. Life’s still a fucking joke, but everyone doesn’t get it, and others don’t find it particularly funny.

Continuing on what has been done is troublesome. I could start making proper ‘zines altogether out of VS, but there’s simply too much backstory only available online. And then there’s my conscious decision to direct VS to those already familiar with the Masquerade-setting. A proper shift in medium would require a full re-boot, and probably to drop the universe by White Wolf altogether.

But I assure you that the vampires have not returned into the shadows forever. They are always present, and the great resource material for classical Victorian horror can be applied within a multitude of settings. But VS as it is and has been, will not be for quite a while. I am deeply indebted to you all for giving me these 4 years.

Thank you so much,
I love you.

THE PUBLICUM SPEAKS OUT

Shadowmeister2011-01-19 16:24:12

Whenever I create a new character, my storyteller asks me why exactly clan x wanted me to become a vampire. What talent or perk does my character have that would be a necessity for clan x to achieve their goals. And that really gets you thinking about your character and its place in the world. So...a male prostitute. This is how I think the camarilla clans would react... Ventrue: "Goodness, no! Shoot him and DON'T drink his blood." Brujah: "We are so angry right now! Kill the gay one!" Gangrel: "Not if we kill him first!" Nosferatu: "He's a pretty one. Let's ruin his face forever. *snicker*" Toreador: "No! don't ruin him! Give him to us. Sooooo pretty..." Tremere: "Most certainly not! Shoot him!" Malkavian: "Oh look! His socks are lions. Praised be the green elephant! He would make a fine shark to our milk.

Faie2011-01-19 21:56:21

haha, players unnamed wishes and longings.. "what me, nooo I..." *blinks* "just trying to develop my my role-play.. " så roligt att se att sagan har kommit igång.


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