History YMMV / VampireTheMasquerade

9th Nov '17 11:32:08 AM ACW
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** [[SmugSnake Augustus Giovanni]], the Giovanni [[ThePatriarch Antediluvian]], is the most selfish and monstrous of his clan and family. A mortal merchant sired by the Antediluvian Cappadocius, Augustus masterminded the Conspiracy of Isaac to create enough chaos to murder and [[CannibalismSuperpower Diablerize]] his own sire before exterminating the entire Cappadocian clan. Using his own family to become new members of the Giovanni clan, Augustus left the mortal bloodline intact, [[BigScrewedUpFamily crafting his family]] into [[VillainousIncest incestuous]], cannibalistic {{necromancer}}s who regularly enslave the dead and scheme and [[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder backstab]] for his favor and the honor of being Embraced (turned into a vampire). [[AGodAmI Desiring to supplant God himself]], Augustus enslaves countless wraiths to eventually destroy the Shroud and cause the world to be utterly overrun by the dead so he can enslave both the living and the dead and become the unquestioned master of everyone.

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** [[SmugSnake Augustus Giovanni]], the Giovanni [[ThePatriarch Antediluvian]], Antediluvian, is the most selfish and monstrous of his clan and family. A mortal merchant sired by the Antediluvian Cappadocius, Augustus masterminded the Conspiracy of Isaac to create enough chaos to murder and [[CannibalismSuperpower Diablerize]] his own sire before exterminating the entire Cappadocian clan. Using his own family to become new members of the Giovanni clan, Augustus left the mortal bloodline intact, [[BigScrewedUpFamily crafting his family]] family into [[VillainousIncest incestuous]], incestuous, cannibalistic {{necromancer}}s who regularly enslave the dead and scheme and [[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder backstab]] for his favor and the honor of being Embraced (turned into a vampire). [[AGodAmI Desiring to supplant God himself]], Augustus enslaves countless wraiths to eventually destroy the Shroud and cause the world to be utterly overrun by the dead so he can enslave both the living and the dead and become the unquestioned master of everyone.
9th Nov '17 11:31:07 AM ACW
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* [[AGodAmI Nergal]], one of the three founders of the [[ZeroPercentApprovalRating Baali bloodline]], manages to stick out even by their standards. Almost solely responsible for turning the Baali into a ReligionOfEvil so vile that they make the Followers of Set seem tame by comparison, Nergal ruled a city in ancient Mesopotamia as a king, and unleashed a plague on his own people in an attempt to awaken a sleeping EldritchAbomination. Moloch, another of the clan's founders, realized just how bad of an idea this was, and actually sold Nergal out to the other clans in a desperate attempt to stop him. Nergal, of course, survived, attempted the same ritual again, and when that failed, went to the New World and declared himself a God to the Aztec people, who named him "[[Myth/AztecMythology Huitzilopochtli]]." He went on to establish a particularly brutal practice of blood sacrifice and human sacrifice. When the Lasombra-led Spanish Conquistadors showed up, Nergal casually sold his followers out and went into torpor beneath what is now Mexico City, where he remains to this day. Even in the present, the surviving descendants of Moloch seek to stop Nergal and his descendants from breaking the world by creating HellOnEarth. How bad Nergal is can be demonstrated by the fact that nearly half of a bloodline universally regarded as the most malevolent in the entire setting [[EvenEvilHasStandards thinks he's a menace and needs to be stopped]].

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* ** [[AGodAmI Nergal]], one of the three founders of the [[ZeroPercentApprovalRating Baali bloodline]], manages to stick out even by their standards. Almost solely responsible for turning the Baali into a ReligionOfEvil so vile that they make the Followers of Set seem tame by comparison, Nergal ruled a city in ancient Mesopotamia as a king, and unleashed a plague on his own people in an attempt to awaken a sleeping EldritchAbomination. Moloch, another of the clan's founders, realized just how bad of an idea this was, and actually sold Nergal out to the other clans in a desperate attempt to stop him. Nergal, of course, survived, attempted the same ritual again, and when that failed, went to the New World and declared himself a God to the Aztec people, who named him "[[Myth/AztecMythology Huitzilopochtli]]." He went on to establish a particularly brutal practice of blood sacrifice and human sacrifice. When the Lasombra-led Spanish Conquistadors showed up, Nergal casually sold his followers out and went into torpor beneath what is now Mexico City, where he remains to this day. Even in the present, the surviving descendants of Moloch seek to stop Nergal and his descendants from breaking the world by creating HellOnEarth. How bad Nergal is can be demonstrated by the fact that nearly half of a bloodline universally regarded as the most malevolent in the entire setting [[EvenEvilHasStandards thinks he's a menace and needs to be stopped]].
9th Nov '17 11:30:54 AM ACW
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** [[AGodAmI Nergal]], one of the three founders of the [[ZeroPercentApprovalRating Baali bloodline]], manages to stick out even by ''their'' standards. Almost solely responsible for turning the Baali into a ReligionOfEvil so vile that they make the Followers of Set seem tame by comparison, Nergal ruled a city in ancient Mesopotamia as a king, and unleashed a plague ''on his own people'' in an attempt to awaken a sleeping EldritchAbomination and cause TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. [[ALighterShadeOfBlack Moloch]], another of the clan's founders, realized just how bad of an idea this was, and actually sold Nergal out to the other clans in a desperate attempt to stop him. Nergal, of course, survived, attempted the same ritual ''again,'' and when that failed, went to the New World and [[spoiler:declared himself a God to the Aztec people, who named him '[[AllMythsAreTrue Huitzilopochtli]].' Anyone familiar with the RealLife history of the Aztecs, and their particularly brutal practice of blood sacrifice and human sacrifice, can imagine what kind of ruler he was. When the Lasombra-led Spanish Conquistadors showed up, Nergal [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness casually sold his followers out]] and went into torpor beneath what is now Mexico City, where he remains to this day.]] Even in the present, the surviving descendants of Moloch seek to stop Nergal and ''his'' descendants from breaking the world by creating HellOnEarth. When nearly half of a bloodline universally regarded as the most malevolent in the entire setting [[EvenEvilHasStandards thinks you're a menace and need to be stopped]], you ''know'' you're a monster.

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** * [[AGodAmI Nergal]], one of the three founders of the [[ZeroPercentApprovalRating Baali bloodline]], manages to stick out even by ''their'' their standards. Almost solely responsible for turning the Baali into a ReligionOfEvil so vile that they make the Followers of Set seem tame by comparison, Nergal ruled a city in ancient Mesopotamia as a king, and unleashed a plague ''on on his own people'' people in an attempt to awaken a sleeping EldritchAbomination and cause TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. [[ALighterShadeOfBlack Moloch]], EldritchAbomination. Moloch, another of the clan's founders, realized just how bad of an idea this was, and actually sold Nergal out to the other clans in a desperate attempt to stop him. Nergal, of course, survived, attempted the same ritual ''again,'' again, and when that failed, went to the New World and [[spoiler:declared declared himself a God to the Aztec people, who named him '[[AllMythsAreTrue "[[Myth/AztecMythology Huitzilopochtli]].' Anyone familiar with the RealLife history of the Aztecs, and their " He went on to establish a particularly brutal practice of blood sacrifice and human sacrifice, can imagine what kind of ruler he was. sacrifice. When the Lasombra-led Spanish Conquistadors showed up, Nergal [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness casually sold his followers out]] out and went into torpor beneath what is now Mexico City, where he remains to this day.]] day. Even in the present, the surviving descendants of Moloch seek to stop Nergal and ''his'' his descendants from breaking the world by creating HellOnEarth. When How bad Nergal is can be demonstrated by the fact that nearly half of a bloodline universally regarded as the most malevolent in the entire setting [[EvenEvilHasStandards thinks you're he's a menace and need needs to be stopped]], you ''know'' you're a monster.stopped]].
8th Nov '17 6:41:10 AM SorPepita
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** [[SmugSnake Augustus Giovanni]], the Giovanni [[ThePatriarch Antediluvian]], is the most selfish and monstrous of his clan and family. A mortal merchant sired by the Antediluvian Cappadocius, Augustus masterminded the Conspiracy of Isaac to create enough chaos to murder and [[CannibalismSuperpower Diablerize]] his own sire before exterminating the entire Cappadocian clan. Using his own family to become new members of the Giovanni clan, Augustus left the mortal bloodline intact, [[BigScrewedUpFamily crafting his family]] into [[VillainousIncest incestuous]], cannibalistic {{necromancer}}s who regularly enslave the dead and scheme and [[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder backstab]] for his favor and the honor of being Embraced (turned into a vampire). [[AGodAmI Desiring to supplant God himself]], Augustus enslaves countless wraiths to eventually destroy the Shroud and cause the world to be utterly overrun by the dead so he can enslave so he can enslave both the living and the dead and become the unquestioned master of everyone.

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** [[SmugSnake Augustus Giovanni]], the Giovanni [[ThePatriarch Antediluvian]], is the most selfish and monstrous of his clan and family. A mortal merchant sired by the Antediluvian Cappadocius, Augustus masterminded the Conspiracy of Isaac to create enough chaos to murder and [[CannibalismSuperpower Diablerize]] his own sire before exterminating the entire Cappadocian clan. Using his own family to become new members of the Giovanni clan, Augustus left the mortal bloodline intact, [[BigScrewedUpFamily crafting his family]] into [[VillainousIncest incestuous]], cannibalistic {{necromancer}}s who regularly enslave the dead and scheme and [[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder backstab]] for his favor and the honor of being Embraced (turned into a vampire). [[AGodAmI Desiring to supplant God himself]], Augustus enslaves countless wraiths to eventually destroy the Shroud and cause the world to be utterly overrun by the dead so he can enslave so he can enslave both the living and the dead and become the unquestioned master of everyone.
25th Oct '17 5:41:39 AM WorstEditorEver
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** [[AGodAmI Nergal]], one of the three founders of the [[ZeroPercentApprovalRating Baali bloodline]], manages to stick out even by ''their'' standards. Almost solely responsible for turning the Baali into a ReligionOfEvil so vile that they make the Followers of Set seem tame by comparison, Nergal ruled a city in ancient Mesopotamia as a king, and unleashed a plague ''on his own people'' in an attempt to awaken a sleeping EldritchAbomination and cause TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. [[ALighterShadeOfBlack Moloch]], another of the clan's founders, realized just how bad of an idea this was, and actually sold Nergal out to the other clans in a desperate attempt to stop him. Nergal, of course, survived, attempted the same ritual ''again,'' and when that failed, went to the New World and [[spoiler:declared himself a God to the Aztec people, who named him '[[AllMythsAreTrue Huitzilopochtli]].' Anyone familiar with the RealLife history of the Aztecs, and their particularly brutal practice of blood sacrifice and human sacrifice, can imagine what kind of ruler he was. When the Lasombra-led Spanish Conquistadors showed up, Nergal [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness casually sold his followers out]] and went into torpor beneath what is now Mexico City, where he remains to this day.]] Even in the present, the surviving descendants of Moloch seek to stop Nergal and ''his'' descendants from breaking the world by creating HellOnEarth. When nearly half of a bloodline universally regarded as the most malevolent in the entire setting [[EvenEvilHasStandards thinks you're a menace and need to be stopped]], you ''know'' you're a monster.
21st Aug '17 7:51:32 AM ACW
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** [[SmugSnake Augustus Giovanni]], the Giovanni [[ThePatriarch Antediluvian]], is the most selfish and monstrous of his clan and family. A mortal merchant sired by the Antediluvian Cappadocius, Augustus masterminded the Conspiracy of Isaac to create enough chaos to murder and [[CannibalismSuperpower Diablerize]] his own sire before exterminating the entire Cappadocian clan. Using his own family to become new members of the Giovanni clan, Augustus left the mortal bloodline intact, [[BigScrewedUpFamily crafting his family]] into [[VillainousIncest incestuous]], cannibalistic {{necromancer}}s who regularly enslave the dead and scheme and [[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder backstab]] for his favor and the honor of being Embraced (turned into a vampire). [[AGodAmI Desiring to supplant God himself]], Augustus enslaves countless wraiths to eventually destroy the Shroud and cause the world to be utterly overrun by the dead so he can enslave them and launch himself to ever more power.

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** [[SmugSnake **[[SmugSnake Augustus Giovanni]], the Giovanni [[ThePatriarch Antediluvian]], is the most selfish and monstrous of his clan and family. A mortal merchant sired by the Antediluvian Cappadocius, Augustus masterminded the Conspiracy of Isaac to create enough chaos to murder and [[CannibalismSuperpower Diablerize]] his own sire before exterminating the entire Cappadocian clan. Using his own family to become new members of the Giovanni clan, Augustus left the mortal bloodline intact, [[BigScrewedUpFamily crafting his family]] into [[VillainousIncest incestuous]], cannibalistic {{necromancer}}s who regularly enslave the dead and scheme and [[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder backstab]] for his favor and the honor of being Embraced (turned into a vampire). [[AGodAmI Desiring to supplant God himself]], Augustus enslaves countless wraiths to eventually destroy the Shroud and cause the world to be utterly overrun by the dead so he can enslave them so he can enslave both the living and launch himself to ever more power.the dead and become the unquestioned master of everyone.
19th Aug '17 12:51:59 PM ACW
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* ''TabletopGame/VampireTheMasquerade'':
19th Aug '17 12:51:49 PM ACW
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* CompleteMonster: [[GenderBender Sascha Vykos]], born Myca Vykos, is a monster whose legacy dates back to 11th Century Constantinople. Sired by the Tzimisce Symeon, Vykos eventually destroyed his sire by repeatedly consuming and regurgitating him before a final act of draining him to death. Removing his gender and taking the name "Sascha," Vykos became a major figure in the monstrous Sabbat, feared even by its monstrous Clan. Vykos [[TortureTechnician invents new tortures]], having perfected them upon countless unwilling victims whose agony it can prolong for years to centuries, alternating it with incredible pleasure to make the victim unsure if they're experiencing torture or rape. In modern times, Vykos plays a major role in the war for the United States East Coast, using its fellow Sabbat as CannonFodder or torture victims when it's bored. One luckless failed assassin is reshaped as its servant, tortured and broken so it may experiment with how loyal it has made him. With a thousand year reign of horror, an insatiable hunger for knowledge and an unspeakable appetite for torture, Vykos is the one who shows the rest of the Sabbat what it truly means to be a monster.

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* ''TabletopGame/VampireTheMasquerade'':
**[[GenderBender
Sascha Vykos]], born Myca Vykos, is a monster whose legacy dates back to 11th Century Constantinople. Sired by the Tzimisce Symeon, Vykos eventually destroyed his sire by repeatedly consuming and regurgitating him before a final act of draining him to death. Removing Changing his gender and taking the name "Sascha," Vykos became a major figure in the monstrous Sabbat, feared even by its monstrous Clan. Vykos [[TortureTechnician invents new tortures]], having perfected them upon countless unwilling victims whose agony it can prolong for years to centuries, alternating it with incredible pleasure to make the victim unsure if they're it is experiencing torture or rape. In modern times, Vykos plays a major role in the war for the United States East Coast, using its fellow Sabbat as CannonFodder or torture victims when it's bored. One luckless failed assassin is reshaped as to its servant, tortured and broken so it she may experiment with how loyal it has made him. With a thousand year thousand-year reign of horror, an insatiable hunger for knowledge and an unspeakable appetite for torture, Vykos is the one who shows the rest of the Sabbat what it truly means to be a monster.monster.
**[[SmugSnake Augustus Giovanni]], the Giovanni [[ThePatriarch Antediluvian]], is the most selfish and monstrous of his clan and family. A mortal merchant sired by the Antediluvian Cappadocius, Augustus masterminded the Conspiracy of Isaac to create enough chaos to murder and [[CannibalismSuperpower Diablerize]] his own sire before exterminating the entire Cappadocian clan. Using his own family to become new members of the Giovanni clan, Augustus left the mortal bloodline intact, [[BigScrewedUpFamily crafting his family]] into [[VillainousIncest incestuous]], cannibalistic {{necromancer}}s who regularly enslave the dead and scheme and [[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder backstab]] for his favor and the honor of being Embraced (turned into a vampire). [[AGodAmI Desiring to supplant God himself]], Augustus enslaves countless wraiths to eventually destroy the Shroud and cause the world to be utterly overrun by the dead so he can enslave them and launch himself to ever more power.
13th Aug '17 2:50:46 AM SeptimusHeap
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** The prose introduction for the Baali clanbook features a supposedly respected abbot having sex with a [[{{Lolicon}} preteen boy]]. After a few minutes, misshapen maggots begin crawling from ''inside the boy'' straight up ''the man's urethra'' as the boy, a Baali vampire posing as a mortal, clenches down with his knees to prevent the man from escaping, breaking several ribs in the process as the maggots begin burrowing, feeding, and laying eggs in his abdomen. This is only ''part'' of how the Baali [[WithFriendsLikeThese choose their new initiates]]. At this point, you can stop reading now and count yourself lucky.

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** The prose introduction for the Baali clanbook features a supposedly respected abbot having sex with a [[{{Lolicon}} [[NoYay preteen boy]]. After a few minutes, misshapen maggots begin crawling from ''inside the boy'' straight up ''the man's urethra'' as the boy, a Baali vampire posing as a mortal, clenches down with his knees to prevent the man from escaping, breaking several ribs in the process as the maggots begin burrowing, feeding, and laying eggs in his abdomen. This is only ''part'' of how the Baali [[WithFriendsLikeThese choose their new initiates]]. At this point, you can stop reading now and count yourself lucky.
24th Jun '17 8:31:17 PM satorui
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* BrokenBase: a number of scandalous events surrounding the upcoming 5th edition of the game, such as hiring an infamous harasser to write their first digital release and a player character in the 5th edition playtest document who was seen as a pedophile by fans, have resulted in a good portion of the fanbase turning against the post-Paradox buyout White Wolf.

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* BrokenBase: a A number of scandalous events surrounding the upcoming 5th edition of the game, such as hiring an infamous harasser to write their first digital release and a player character in the 5th edition playtest document who was seen as a pedophile by fans, have resulted in a good portion of the fanbase turning against the post-Paradox buyout White Wolf.
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