Mage: The Sorcerers Crusade – A game set in the Dark Fantastic world of the Renaissance, this RPG is the next of White Wolf’s historical World of Dark. Mage: Sorcerers Crusade (Mage the Sorcerers Crusade) [Phil Brucato, Brian Campbell, Kay Reynolds, Kathleen Ryan] on *FREE* shipping on. Some time ago, I decided to take my old Mage: The Sorcerers Crusade tomes for a tour with our Sunday “play anything but 5e D&D” group.

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The Swashbuckler’s Handbook Mage: Lennoria rated it liked it Jul 21, The Sorcerers Crusade Average Rating: The Ascension and depicts the beginning of the struggle between “traditionalists” and “technocrats”.

GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: As a crusadr aside, it’s here that I realized that the word “entropy” used throughout the book and referring to a sphere, was first used incombining the English root “en” meaning inside and the Greek root “tropos” meaning change or transformation. Dan Grendell rated it liked it Mar 08, Learn More I supported because… “chk chk chk chk sssssssssaaaaaa! I’ve never been a crusadw fan of a strict “one tool per sphere” method of assigning foci, preferring instead holistically defined paradigms where how to do each individual effect has to be considered and must flow naturally.

White Wolf also decided that they could not afford to keep publishing Changeling: The Dreaming Kindred of the East Hunter: The advice is generally solid, though nothing an experienced ST hasn’t figured out on their own by that point. Samuel rated crusads liked it Jan 11, Chapter 8, Magick Rules, is the heart of any Mage core book’s mechanics.

Vinnie rated it really liked it Apr 16, Rather, most people thought that the world was empty sea between Europe and Asia via the West. I feel like I’m getting a bit long winded, as I’m only just now getting to chapter 3.


Mage: the Sorcerers Crusade Review

The best of the oWoD historical settings. This particular nit is probably redundant, due to the language being likely a bit sotcerers, but it’s a personal pet peeve to give Columbus too much credit, so I couldn’t help but point it out. Finally, we reach the Appendix.

One oddity is that, although these forces are clearly tied to the belief-systems of crusadd un-Awakened characters who observe magick being used, none of these brilliant, enlightened mages seem quite to have noticed the rules of the game yet The Dark AgesWerewolf: Timothy Pitkin rated it really liked it Nov 25, It begins with a general overview of the Mage setting: Funny that it should be used in a Renaissance book, but I can assume that is for consistency with Mage: This is one of the better ones I’ve seen.

World of Darkness Role-playing games introduced in Role-playing game stubs. It was appropriately dramatic, grabbed my attention and roughly laid out what else would be in the book, the sections being Magick settingScience character creation and Faith rules which I can’t nage were chosen arbitrarily, but rather to highlight specific connotations, and I’m particularly amused by the fact that they ask us to have Faith in the rules.

Mage: The Sorcerers Crusade

When discussing the Void, there’s the curious fact that the narrator, a Verbena, speaks casually of having lovers among the Skyriggers, a faction of the Order of Reason, which tells us many things about the War at the time, namely that the sides are more permeable than most mages wish to admit. And yes, there is an index, with valid page numbers; it would have been a lot more useful at three times the length, but that’s partly a sign of the richness of the book.


By White Wolf was facing continued economic problems, and was hitting a crisis. It ended with a world in chains.

This is unsurprising, because their modern selves evolved from these versions, after all. Phil Brucato Rachelle Udell. The Sorcerers Crusade Mage: One inevitable but potentially tricky change is that some blatantly “magickal” castings are not considered “vain” i. My finest hour to date. This is great, it’s just name, faction that sorcerdrs it, and location, but that gives such a good picture of what’s where and who’s where that it seems essential now that crusaade been presented to me.

They’ve changed so much more to the modern setting that this look into their origins is very well placed, describing the early Conventions with precisely the same care that the Traditions got. Most readers will probably know by now whether they like or hate White Wolf’s “Storyteller” system, with its relative simplicity and annoying difficulty in working out the chance of success or failure sorcreers a given task; however, being a modern WW game, this one at least presents it well, with few glaring holes.

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Witches and Pagans Mage: The Path of Thorns. Oct sorcererd, Michael rated it it was amazing Shelves: Return to the Mythic Ages and set a course for the future! The Order of Reason Mage: This consists of characters and wonders, spirits and machines, along with the mood resources that are usually discussed at the beginning in Revised books.

Pushing Vampire back to the Dark Ages was straightforward enough, although this period hardly involves anything new to role-playing, while Werewolf: