Metaplot in Mage: The Ascension


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On today's show Mage: The Ascension co-creator Satyros Brucato and Darker Days Radio co-founder Mark Hope join us to to discuss metaplot in Mage. We talk about how Mark got into RPGs and Mage; what is metaplot and how does it relate to Mage; the House of Helekar and the beginning of the metaplot; the cautionary tale of Vormaas; if Amanda will return to Mage; should you check in with your players regarding the metaplot; The Year of the Reckoning; the Avatar Storm; the Horizon War trilogy; Porthos Fitz-Empress; the Whiteout; how Ron Perelman wiped out 30% of the comic book and gaming industry in the 90s and how it effected the metaplot for Wraith and Changeling; will there be future Sorcerer's Crusade-related releases; how to use Threat Null as antagonists but still keep the Umbra open for player exploration; what elements didn’t make it into the Mage metaplot; what happend to the Jade Demon; Big Trouble in Little China; what the main difference in game mechanics between Victorian Age: Mage and Mage 20 is. Join us next week when Antonios Galatis reads his short story, “Life," from the Truth Beyond Paradox anthology. Follow us on Twitter @magethepodcast

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