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  • "Sin City" and "Pulp Fiction" are also good sources.

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    • Originally posted by CajunKhan View Post
      "Sin City" and "Pulp Fiction" are also good sources.
      Yeah, I had trouble with street level games until I essentially just did MAFIA II as a Giovanni campaign. It worked surprisingly well.


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      • Originally posted by CTPhipps View Post
        Vampire movies are rarely a good source to play the game, though vampire SERIES? Sometimes.

        The best way to play V:TM?

        Gangster movies.

        Betrayal, murder, fighting for territory, manipulating the public, and secret societies.

        John Wick is actually a very good V:TM movie.

        John Wick used to be the Sheriff of the Prince of New York when he retired to live with his Touchstone. After losing his dog to the very same Sheriff's arrogant childe, John Wick goes on a murder spree throughout his organization. Along the way, he stays at the local Elysium and trades on the favors he did for his Camarilla allies who are uninterested in the conflict.
        Phipps I think your confusing game mechanics in V5 for some reason they made touchstones more constraining by saying only mortal humans can be touchstones unlike anything that reminds you of your humanity

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        • Originally posted by Konradleijon View Post

          Phipps I think your confusing game mechanics in V5 for some reason they made touchstones more constraining by saying only mortal humans can be touchstones unlike anything that reminds you of your humanity
          I'm referring to John's dead wife whose passing has utterly messed John up and made him go back to killing.


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          • Forget what I said the vampire project they’re filming here in Savannah is a completely different IP
            Last edited by The young man in the cafe; 05-05-2021, 07:18 PM. Reason: Found out I was wrong, sadly


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            • John Wick's cool and all but the Ideal WoD series has to follow The Big Lebowski.
              Three good friends, one a liberal slob (The Dude, A Malkavian. Wait, maybe he's human? ), one an uptight conservative nutcase (A brujah), and the last a weakling that wants everyone to get along (A Caitiff) . They enjoy bowling together. Everything's fine until a case of mistaken identity gets the dude attacked and thus sets him to seek compensation from an uptight millionaire (ventrue) that caused this misunderstanding. Stuff, Stuff, Crazy Toreador woman, a Settite who deals in porn... Oh, and the Germans (Sabbat)...

              Everything about the BL nails "WoD" from the script to the cinematography to the scathing subtext. Only thing that doesn't work for vampires is how... ugly the main characters are (But that works well for mortals)

              That or you imitate Kubrick. Or Tarrantino.


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              • Originally posted by CTPhipps View Post

                I feel like talking about the dangers of inclusivity diluting a product fundamentally misunderstands the appeal of Vampire: The Masquerade in the first place.

                I also note that people thought Captain Marvel would bomb because of it and it made billions, which people on some forums I frequent denied because it utterly refuted their view that broad based multicutural and inclusive writing were not actually extremely lucractive.

                "go woke go broke" is also a disguise usually for much nastier motivations.

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                And the Expanse and WItcher are both fantastic programs that are critically acclaimed as well as genre darlings. I think Vampire: The Masquerade will be fine.
                If Captain Marvel succedded it's only because it was an MCU film.

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                • Originally posted by CTPhipps View Post

                  My issue with Mulan live action isn't the inclusivity. It's the fact it was filmed in lands seized from the local ethnic population currently stuffed into internment camps.

                  I'd argue that the portrayal of the Huns as said ethnic people was also wildly disgustingly racist.
                  That movie was obviously made to pander to the citizens of the PRC.

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                  • Originally posted by Trippy View Post

                    I’d bet on it being set in LA for two main reasons:

                    A) Hollywood is in LA, and that is where the writers, actors and studios are probably at.
                    B) LA By Night, the webcast, may well have been suggested as a reason to why the show could work for a given audience.
                    Let's not forget that eveyone's played bloodlines which is set in LA and they want to see all the familiar faces and locals, I understand that's partially the appeal of the LA actual play but I never got into it. Which is a shame cause Nines is supposed to be in it.

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                    • Originally posted by CTPhipps View Post

                      I think "woke" as a perjorative is a weird idea too since it was a term by the black community to mean members that have become aware of systemic racism and abuses. It's since been co-opted as a slur by the Alt-Right.

                      Which is ironic because Korra is like 4 seasons of Korra becoming aware of systemic bias against Benders, peasants vs. the Monarchy, and the evils Ethno-Nationalism.

                      (Season 2 is her fighting the Devil so that doesn't count)
                      Odd. I seem to recall the term "Woke" coming out of the flat earth community i.e. "I've awakened to the reality that the earth is flat, I am woke".

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                      • I have an idea about what direction I want this multi media project to go.

                        Fuck movies, TV shows are better.
                        Stick to animation as it lets you get away with the crazy shit like the massive Nosforatu Caverns or the Tzimitzi flesh haven or the Vohzd or....well anything from werewolf and mage. Bonus points if it's rotoscoped ala "Undone" (I dig that fucking show).
                        If you want to go the extra mile tie the show with the games that are coming out soon or the V5 meta plot.

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                        • Originally posted by AscentionTheMage View Post

                          If Captain Marvel succedded it's only because it was an MCU film.
                          Kind of a bizarre statement given it IS an MCU film and one of the highest grossing of them.

                          Also, there's no "if"

                          It's like saying, "Spider-Man only succeeded because of the fact he has a pre-existing fanbase."

                          Originally posted by AscentionTheMage View Post

                          Odd. I seem to recall the term "Woke" coming out of the flat earth community i.e. "I've awakened to the reality that the earth is flat, I am woke".
                          https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woke


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                          • I hope the WoD shows takes after things like Blake's Seven (in terms of ending), the Handmaid's Tale, the film The Road (barring the upbeat ending), Game of Thrones (before it turned stupid), Black Mirror, the Affair, the Shadowline, and MLP Friendship Is Magic.

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                            • I will fully admit to not having read this thread, but I just wanted to plug our latest podcast episode, where we talk about this:

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                              • I would like an animated series on Netflix like the Castlevania one preferably with less of a edgy atheist written the scripts.

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