The original, or 'classic' World of Darkness began with the publication of Vampire: The Masquerade in 1991. Following that game's massive success, other game lines using a similar game mechanic and encompassing werewolves, mages, changlings and many others as well as vampires, and with a range of 'splat-books' giving in-depth cover of every option first mentioned in the core rules for each game line.
Originally published by White Wolf, in 2012 they were licenced to Onyx Path Publishing. Onyx Path developed the '20th Anniversary' versions of the classic World of Darkness games, streamlined and updated but still true to the originals.
Page last updated: 14 August 2018