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* ITakeOffenseToThatLastOne: A common reaction from Fallen to being compared to Fomori. They're not offended by being called evil spirits that possess human hosts, they're offended by the implication that they come from the Wyrm, when few Fallen have even ''heard'' of the Wyrm.

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* ITakeOffenseToThatLastOne: A common reaction from Fallen to being compared to Fomori. They're not offended by being called evil spirits that possess human hosts, they're offended by the implication that they come from the Wyrm, when few Fallen have even ''heard'' of the Wyrm.Wyrm, and indeed actual Fomori have been known to attack Fallen as much as they attack anything else.

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* ITakeOffenseToThatLastOne: A common reaction from Fallen to being compared to Fomori. They're not offended by being called evil spirits that possess human hosts, they're offended by the implication that they come from the Wyrm, when few Fallen have even ''heard'' of the Wyrm.


* NoCampaignForTheWicked: [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]]. While some character types, such as Nephandi, Black Spiral Dancers, and Spectres are banned due to being impossible to implement into this setting without the game turning into a PlayerVersusPlayer free-for-all, other 'evil' characters ''are'' playable, on the grounds that they can either easily blend in (Sabbat spies and the Baali do it all the time), or that they're only AmbiguouslyEvil or are {{Hero Antagonist}}s (Void Engineers, Waywards). Others are much ''less'' AmbiguouslyEvil, and the splat's STs are experimenting with allowing certain things to be playable (such Earthbound for ''TabletopGame/DemonTheFallen'').

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* NoCampaignForTheWicked: [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]]. While some character types, such as Nephandi, Black Spiral Dancers, and Spectres are banned due to being impossible to implement into this setting without the game turning into a PlayerVersusPlayer free-for-all, other 'evil' characters ''are'' playable, on the grounds that they can either easily blend in (Sabbat spies and the Baali do it all the time), or that they're only AmbiguouslyEvil or are {{Hero Antagonist}}s (Void Engineers, Waywards). Others are much ''less'' AmbiguouslyEvil, and the splat's STs [=STs=] are experimenting with allowing certain things to be playable (such Earthbound for ''TabletopGame/DemonTheFallen'').


* NoCampaignForTheWicked: [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]]. While some character types, such as Nephandi, Black Spiral Dancers, and Spectres are banned due to being impossible to implement into this setting without the game turning into a PlayerVersusPlayer free-for-all, other 'evil' characters ''are'' playable, on the grounds that they can either easily blend in (Sabbat spies and the Baali do it all the time), or that they're only AmbiguouslyEvil or {{Well-Intentioned Extremist}}s (Void Engineers, Waywards). Others are much ''less'' AmbiguouslyEvil, and the splat's STs are experimenting with allowing certain things to be playable (such Earthbound for ''TabletopGame/DemonTheFallen'').

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* NoCampaignForTheWicked: [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]]. While some character types, such as Nephandi, Black Spiral Dancers, and Spectres are banned due to being impossible to implement into this setting without the game turning into a PlayerVersusPlayer free-for-all, other 'evil' characters ''are'' playable, on the grounds that they can either easily blend in (Sabbat spies and the Baali do it all the time), or that they're only AmbiguouslyEvil or {{Well-Intentioned Extremist}}s are {{Hero Antagonist}}s (Void Engineers, Waywards). Others are much ''less'' AmbiguouslyEvil, and the splat's STs are experimenting with allowing certain things to be playable (such Earthbound for ''TabletopGame/DemonTheFallen'').


* MechanicallyUnusualClass: Several of the Limited character types are this. Examples include the Baali for ''TabletopGame/VampireTheMasquerade'', Void Engineers for ''TabletopGame/MageTheAscension'', Risen for ''TabletopGame/WraithTheOblivion'', and Earthbound for ''TabletopGame/DemonTheFallen''. The storytellers who allow characters like this straight-up warn players that attempting to play them is effectively playing on hard mode for one reason or another, including being kill-on-sight for other characters, specifically to deter SpecialSnowflakeSyndrome.



* NoCampaignForTheWicked: [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]]. While some character types, such as Nephandi, Black Spiral Dancers, and Spectres are banned due to being impossible to implement into this setting without the game turning into a PlayerVersusPlayer free-for-all, other 'evil' characters ''are'' playable, on the grounds that they can either easily blend in (Sabbat spies and the Baali do it all the time), or that they're only AmbiguouslyEvil or {{Well-Intentioned Extremist}}s (Void Engineers, Waywards). Others are much ''less'' AmbiguouslyEvil, and the splat's STs are experimenting with allowing certain things to be playable (such Earthbound for ''TabletopGame/DemonTheFallen'').



** Also averted with the names 'William,' 'Daniel,' 'Madeline,' and 'Ada.'

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** Also averted with the names 'William,' 'Daniel,' 'Madeline,' 'William,' and 'Ada.'


* BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy: Particularly prevalent with ''TabletopGame/MageTheAwakening'', with Music/KeithRichards having been shown to be an Ecstatic, and Elon Musk having been implied to be a Void Engineer.

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* BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy: Particularly prevalent with ''TabletopGame/MageTheAwakening'', ''TabletopGame/MageTheAscension'', with Music/KeithRichards having been shown to be an Ecstatic, and Elon Musk having been implied to be a Void Engineer.

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* BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy: Particularly prevalent with ''TabletopGame/MageTheAwakening'', with Music/KeithRichards having been shown to be an Ecstatic, and Elon Musk having been implied to be a Void Engineer.

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* ShoutOut: Several. Characters regularly make references to everything from ''VideoGame/PokemonGo'' to ''Series/GameOfThrones''. When [[TabletopGame/DemonTheFallen Lucifer]] finally appeared, he was pretty blatantly, well, [[Series/Lucifer2016 Lucifer]].

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* TheApocalypseBringsOutTheBestInPeople: More or less the entire premise of the game. You have the Garou and Fera fighting anything Wyrm-tainted, the Amenti forcibly enforcing the Balance at gunpoint, Vampires and Demons trying to hoard power for themselves, the Imbued trying to keep all of the above from growing too powerful as to protect normal humans, and Mages, Changelings, and Wraiths just trying to live while keeping (almost) everyone else at arm's length. But the moment shit hits the fan, EnemyMine takes full affect, status quos are upended, and relationships are formed. Whether or not this can actually ''last'' is another matter entirely.


** Also [[AvertedTrope averted]] with the name 'William,' with there having been not one, but ''two'' player characters named William, and both from the same splat. Likewise with 'Daniel.'
** There's also two people named 'Ada,' too. One player character, and one {{NPC}}.

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** Also [[AvertedTrope averted]] averted with the name names 'William,' with there having been not one, but ''two'' player characters named William, 'Daniel,' 'Madeline,' and both from the same splat. Likewise with 'Daniel.'
** There's also two people named 'Ada,' too. One player character, and one {{NPC}}.
'Ada.'

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** There's also two people named 'Ada,' too. One player character, and one {{NPC}}.


'''''Shadows over the South''''' is a [[Franchise/TheWorldOfDarkness Living World of Darkness]] game. Primarily set in the small town of [[TownWithADarkSecret Starke, Florida]], the game centers around the sudden, massive influx of numerous supernaturals all at once, isolated from the larger supernatural community at first. In time, a fragile peace was set up between the various, disparate factions. Of course, those who prefer the status quo quickly took notice... and peace has a nasty habit of never being able to last.

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'''''Shadows ''Shadows over the South''''' South'' is a [[Franchise/TheWorldOfDarkness Living World of Darkness]] game. Primarily set in the small town of [[TownWithADarkSecret Starke, Florida]], the game centers around the sudden, massive influx of numerous supernaturals all at once, isolated from the larger supernatural community at first. In time, a fragile peace was set up between the various, disparate factions. Of course, those who prefer the status quo quickly took notice... and peace has a nasty habit of never being able to last.



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!!This game features !!''Shadows over the South'' provides examples of:

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* StormingTheCastle: Twice, and both were the conclusions of major plotlines. The first was the conclusion of the 'Blood, Drugs, and Magick' plotline, and the second was 'The Once and Future Prince.'

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** As of March 2019, Demons lose one point of Temporary Torment (but ''not'' Permanent Torment) per month, so long as they don't ''gain'' any for that month.

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* FourLinesAllWaiting: Every storyteller is encouraged to have their own plots, and while attempts are made to make them tie into each other, sometimes that just isn't possible, and given timezone differences and the real-time nature of Living World of Darkness games, the different plots can give this feeling.

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